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Old 05-04-2007, 12:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default My New Machine *Updated with Pics*

Cpu: Intel Core2Duo E6600
MB: Abit Ab9 Quad Gt
Ram: 2 x 1Gb g.Skill HZ's
PSU: Hiper 580w blue
Cpu Cooler: Artic Cooling Freezer Pro 7
Video: Sapphire x1950pro
Display: 2 x HP W2007's
Speaker: Logitech x230
Mouse: Logitech G5
Keyboard: Saitek Eclipse II
Storage: Seagate 500gb sata
Drives: LG DVD burner
LG DVD rom
Case: Thermaltake Armor
Misc: Lian Li 3.5" fan controller
12" Blue/UV switchable cold cathode




I'll post some pictures later if I can ever log into ImageShack. I'm pretty happy with it so far, built it almost a week ago. I think something is wrong with my harddrive though.. makes aweful noises when being accessed, so I'll call fry's or seagate to see what needs to be done.

I overclocked to 3.2 and it was running at 34-35C, but I noticed the temps jumping up to 38-40C on idle, so I bumped it down to 3.0. Running at 35-36C now. I think I might get a different cpu cooler. I wasn't overly impressed with the build quality of the AC Freezer pro.. but you get what you pay for I guess.

Anyway, thanks for all the information supplied by the board.
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Old 05-04-2007, 12:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I was wondering why you chose to go with the x1950pro, was it a money issue or wat, not that it is a bad card, but with DX10 right around the corner did you plan on upgrading this summer to a DX10 card?

Nice system btw.
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I was wondering why you chose to go with the x1950pro, was it a money issue or wat, not that it is a bad card, but with DX10 right around the corner did you plan on upgrading this summer to a DX10 card?

Nice system btw.
Maybe because it can Fold.... Keep Folding..

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I overclocked to 3.2 and it was running at 34-35C, but I noticed the temps jumping up to 38-40C on idle, so I bumped it down to 3.0. Running at 35-36C now. I think I might get a different cpu cooler. I wasn't overly impressed with the build quality of the AC Freezer pro.. but you get what you pay for I guess.
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Those temps are fine, the max for that Proc is about 60C. I am @ 3.41 Ghz and my max Load Temp on OCCT is 54C.
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It wasn't totally a money issue, but money did play a small factor. I just decided to hold off on a DX10 card, since I'm not using Vista and I don't have any games that are DX10. But yes, I do plan to upgrade in the future as necessary.

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Oh, for some reason I thought the max was lower than 60C. Good to know

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Ya, look at this thread to see How I went about Ocing the setup in my sig.
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Heres an updated OC Information pic.
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Running at 3.2 again. Couldn't get 3.4 to pass the stress tests in orthos, but I'll keep tinkering :P

I added some pics as well. If anyone has any tips for managing those wires in the case, I'm all ears. I did tidy up the wires running from my speakers and monitors. I took the speaker bases off my speakers as well.

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looks very nice, well done
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Great job....enjoy!
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