Merk's New Build - Page 3 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-12-2007, 06:26 PM   #21 (permalink)
Benevolent Cake Despot
 
Merkwürdigeliebe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Montreal, CANADA
Posts: 1,733
Default Re: Merk's New Build

Quote:
Originally Posted by luke992006 View Post
Meh, DirectCanada offers free shipping, and most of the stuff is cheaper. The Q6600 is $267 at CD and $299 at CC...

I've decided on taking the Antec Neopower 650 (with blue LED) at $130. Really can't go wrong with 57A o_O

The 520HX has a mail-in-rebate, which I don't care for, and the Antec is like, $15 more in regular prices... so yeah, and Antec's more reliable for PSUs.

Now, do the DS3R and IP35 overclock better than their cheaper counter parts the DS3L and IP35-E? The Northbridge heatsinks seem much beefier on the DS3R and IP35... does that really have much to do with anything?
__________________

__________________
|Intel Q6600 | 2GB Crucial Ballistix Tracers | XFX 8800GTS 512 | Gigabyte P35-DS3L | Antec 900 | Antec Neo 500 HE |
Merkwürdigeliebe is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 06:41 PM   #22 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
Luke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Fonthill, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,601
Send a message via AIM to Luke Send a message via MSN to Luke
Default Re: Merk's New Build

he is, oh, its says on the first post.
__________________

__________________
3770K @ 4.7 Ghz H100 Water Cooled | GTX 970 MSI Gold Edition SLI
32GB G.Skill RipJaws (Rendering/ Virtualization) | Corsair 650D | CORSAIR RM1000W w/ White Cable KIt
Samsung 850 Pro 256 GB SSD Boot | OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD Secondary | WD Black 1 TB | WD Green 3 TB
Server: Core i7 920 | 8GB RAM | Intel 240gb 730 SSD Boot | 3 x 2TB WD RED | Fractal R4
Luke is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 06:45 PM   #23 (permalink)
Benevolent Cake Despot
 
Merkwürdigeliebe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Montreal, CANADA
Posts: 1,733
Default Re: Merk's New Build

Quote:
Originally Posted by luke992006 View Post
he is, oh, its says on the first post.
haha, just to clarify, I'm using DirectCanada.com, not CanadaComputers.com

I prefer DirectCanada because of free shipping and cheaper prices ($267 for a Q6600 vs $299 at Canada Computers)
__________________
|Intel Q6600 | 2GB Crucial Ballistix Tracers | XFX 8800GTS 512 | Gigabyte P35-DS3L | Antec 900 | Antec Neo 500 HE |
Merkwürdigeliebe is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 07:54 PM   #24 (permalink)
MetalHead Techie
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 2,912
Default Re: Merk's New Build

Quote:
Originally Posted by Merkwürdigliebe View Post
Meh, DirectCanada offers free shipping, and most of the stuff is cheaper. The Q6600 is $267 at CD and $299 at CC...

I've decided on taking the Antec Neopower 650 (with blue LED) at $130. Really can't go wrong with 57A o_O

The 520HX has a mail-in-rebate, which I don't care for, and the Antec is like, $15 more in regular prices... so yeah, and Antec's more reliable for PSUs.

Now, do the DS3R and IP35 overclock better than their cheaper counter parts the DS3L and IP35-E? The Northbridge heatsinks seem much beefier on the DS3R and IP35... does that really have much to do with anything?
ip35-e and ip35 are exactly the same heatsinks according to my manual i have in front of me
IP35 has 1334, USB, SATA and RAID extras
ip35-pro has extra heatsink maybe?
__________________
Proc Intel 2500k
Video XFX 6950 1Gb
Display 22'' Monitor Chemei 5ms RT, 800:1 CR
Mobo Biostar Z68A+
Mem 4 gb PNY DDR3 1600
Case afk
Sound Logitech z-5300e 5.1 + Razer Orca's + Creative Soundblaster Audigy SE
PSU Corsair 520hx
OS Windows 7 64-bit
Cooling Corsair H60 Liquid Cooling
HDD Hitachi 1Tb
Invisible is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 08:55 PM   #25 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Deadpixel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 844
Default Re: Merk's New Build

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vaanish View Post
I would invest in some Arctic Cooling MX2 Thermal paste- its better than AS5.


AS you can see Ketchup performs better than AS5
__________________
A hero need not speak. When he is gone, the world will speak for him.
Deadpixel is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 09:01 PM   #26 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
veg1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 19,993
Default Re: Merk's New Build

I need to get some Ketchup
__________________
I do not accept help requests and/or deleted threads/complaints by PM, Profile or IM/Email. Just ask on the forums! Also, I do have Lockerz invites if you want them, feel free to PM me your email if you want one :0

If I help you, or you just like what I said, rep me by clicking the
or under my avatar; it helps me know that my advice actually helped you.


.. But things don't go according to plan! My Actual Rig, 2009:
veg1992 is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 09:08 PM   #27 (permalink)
Benevolent Cake Despot
 
Merkwürdigeliebe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Montreal, CANADA
Posts: 1,733
Default Re: Merk's New Build

Quote:
Originally Posted by Deadpixel View Post


AS you can see Ketchup performs better than AS5
lol

So guys, what do you think about the Antec Neopower 650 for $130? 57 Amps!!! With blue LEDs!
__________________
|Intel Q6600 | 2GB Crucial Ballistix Tracers | XFX 8800GTS 512 | Gigabyte P35-DS3L | Antec 900 | Antec Neo 500 HE |
Merkwürdigeliebe is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 09:18 PM   #28 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Deadpixel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 844
Default Re: Merk's New Build

Quote:
Originally Posted by vernong1992 View Post
I need to get some Ketchup
Make sure you get Heinz.
__________________
A hero need not speak. When he is gone, the world will speak for him.
Deadpixel is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 09:40 PM   #29 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
veg1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 19,993
Default Re: Merk's New Build

wait I'm confused to I get this Catsup or Ketchup??

LOL

check to see if you can get an OCZ StealthXStream or the Corsair 520hx or something for that price..
__________________
I do not accept help requests and/or deleted threads/complaints by PM, Profile or IM/Email. Just ask on the forums! Also, I do have Lockerz invites if you want them, feel free to PM me your email if you want one :0

If I help you, or you just like what I said, rep me by clicking the
or under my avatar; it helps me know that my advice actually helped you.


.. But things don't go according to plan! My Actual Rig, 2009:
veg1992 is offline  
Old 12-12-2007, 09:43 PM   #30 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Deadpixel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 844
Default Re: Merk's New Build

Quote:
Originally Posted by vernong1992 View Post
wait I'm confused to I get this Catsup or Ketchup??

LOL

check to see if you can get an OCZ StealthXStream or the Corsair 520hx or something for that price..
Ketchup and Heinz brand, maybe mix a little mustard.
__________________

__________________
A hero need not speak. When he is gone, the world will speak for him.
Deadpixel is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1st build, high end pc, non-gamer ksmart New Systems | Building and Buying 14 11-04-2007 05:51 PM
Domain Controller and SQL server Build abadjay New Systems | Building and Buying 2 10-05-2007 08:39 AM
suggestions before i build levon11 System Upgrades 3 09-25-2007 08:45 AM
A newb story: Buying is done...time to build jfenwick New Systems | Building and Buying 83 08-17-2007 12:42 PM
Computer Building Tutorials (videos)... first build OnlyCurious New Systems | Building and Buying 5 07-15-2007 12:18 PM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.