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Old 06-24-2008, 11:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ive gone mad and i may buy this setup just for the **** of it:

Intel Skulltrail, i5400 Express 771x2 PCI-E (x16) DDR2 ECC/Non-ECC 800MHz, SATA II, SATA RAID, E-ATX

2x Intel Xeon E5420P Quad Core, Sok 771, Harpertown Core, 2.5GHz, FSB 1333MHz, 12MB Cache, Retail

8x 4GB (2x2GB) Corsair TwinX XMS2, DDR2 PC2-6400 (800), 240 Pins, Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 5-5-5-18

720W Gigabyte GE-P610A-C2 Superb 720 PSU

512MB EVGA 9800 GTX, PCI-E 2.0, Mem 2200MHz, GDDR3, GPU 675MHz, 128 Cores, 2x DL DVI-I/HDTV

what you guys think... its gonna cost me £1550
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you better run a nice gfx card. and what are you gonna do for a psu?
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720W Gigabyte GE-P610A-C2 Superb 720 PSU
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get better ram atleast.
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Old 06-24-2008, 12:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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that ram isn't bad. the CAS on it is pretty high.. And why not go for 8gb? Just for kicks and giggles. perhaps some tracers?
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those are horrible timings. I forsee it not having much overclocking headroom depending on the voltage being used for those timings.
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ive got 32 gigs!!!
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right...missed that.. hahha.
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lol me too
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Such a waste of money....

Especially considering it's a dead socket and outdated technology.
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