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Old 12-05-2006, 12:38 AM   #41 (permalink)
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When I bought all the parts about 9 months ago, the total was about $2,500 NZD. The processor being the most expensive. Hate how all my parts depreciated in value so much though, I could probably build this thing now for a grand less.
Yeah, the electronics industry is like that.........I can't wait to build my rig
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Old 12-12-2006, 10:57 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Cyrax, I consulted your building guide to answer one question: Which memory modules do I install my 2 Corsair 1024MB DDR 2 sticks in order to utilize the dual channel feature? In step 11 you answered that, great!

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Acturally it depends on the motherboard. I have seen motherboards where you have to put the sticks in opposite color slots to run dual channel.
Aaack! I have an ECS nForce 570 SLIT-A v5.1 Socket 775 mobo, and nowhere in the manual does it specify how the channels are laid out. It is written clearly on the board that it is a dual channel. The modules are orange and purple alternating. Can anybody tell me which it is? Can I tell when I turn on my rig if the dual channel is operating or not?
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Yes, you can tell Davidje14, Download CPU-Z www.cpuid.com/cpuz , go to the Memory tab and see if it says Mode: Single / Dual.


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Old 01-16-2007, 05:17 AM   #44 (permalink)
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Thanks for this, I have seen several guides and this one is a much better reference page. Not a lot of instructions, short and to the point. It may not have every little detail but for people who have seen the long version I am sure this will be great. Thanks again!
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nice work man, this should help those **** noobs (like myself)...where abouts in new zealand are you, tell you wat, ill let you come over and build me a new comp(as long as ur payin) :P:P
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Old 04-19-2007, 05:18 PM   #46 (permalink)
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nice guide cyrax
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:31 AM   #47 (permalink)
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WOW!! Thank you very much!!
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Thread necro! Please don't push old threads up here unless you have something more important to say.
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rofl. replied before lookin at the date. sorry for an unnecessary bump
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I cant find the case, anyone know where I could purchase one? Also, very nice guide.
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