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New Conroe system: Built today

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by HookeyStreet, Dec 1, 2006.

  1. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    I selected these parts and put this together for a friend on the net:

    Mobo: Intel DP965LT 965 (Socket 775)
    HDD: Samsung SpinPoint P HD160JJ 160GB SATA-II 8MB Cache
    DVDROM: Pioneer DVR-111DSV 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter
    CPU: Intel Core 2 DUO E6300 "LGA775" 1.86GHz
    RAM: G.Skill 2GB DDR2 PK PC2-6400 (2x1GB)
    Case: CoolerMaster Ammo 533
    PSU: OCZ GameXStream 600w ATX2
    Audio: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Gamer
    GFX: Gainward BLISS GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB GDDR3 HDTV/Dual DVI

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    THIS CARD IS HUGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    THE FINISHED PRODUCT

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    Heres a couple of benchmarks:

    3DMark03 - 23959
    3DMark06 - 7624
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    help him oc it! i bet you could getteh 3D06 score over 9000

    nice part spec, and i personally love the looks of that case
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    yeah thats one sexy case! Umm where did you peal the core 2 duo sticker from? I forget where mine is...
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Thanks m8, glad you like it ;)

    Im not sure if he knows how to overclock and I dont want to overclock it just to have him contact me saying somethings wrong :eek:

    If it was mine I would overclock the arse of it coz Ive heard these CPU's overclock really well :D

    BTW to anybody thinking of building a Conroe system.......DO IT NOW!!!! They are awesome and easy to work with (I love the way the CPU drops in and the heatsink & fan just 'pop' in)
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    The installation manual ;)
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    I must finds it :p everyone is loving conroes nowadays, guess I picked and it is a good time to upgrade a system. :)

    I need a camera so I can post my build:S, I'll have to get a friend of mine to take some with his camera phone.

    also man, In games you will see a difrence overclocking, but If you rip a movies with DVD Decrypter... I get the same time for the same movie @ stock or 3.2.
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Are you using stock cooling m8? If yes what tips can you give me on overclocking this beauty :D
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    nice job bro, very clean. nice parts too! i like your case, thats pretty nice looking. your cpu cooler looks pretty efficient, what brand is it?
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    na I got a pmw 9500 zalman cooler.. I cant oc any more because of ram... I do not want to go over 2.3v on the ram...
    The ds3's lowest ram multi is 2.0 2x fsb... it wouldent work right at 475fsb.. I tested 455 thoguh as someone told me I woulden't get 450fsb... with the ds3 mobo.

    I wish I had put more money into ram but I was trying to keep this build cheap as possable.. and I though I could do 850mhz 4-4-4-12 timmings with this ram like someone else... guess they got better sticks. mine does 4-5-5-12 850 though with 2.1v... guess thats good enough.
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    lo m8, ty......I just wish it was mine :( The CPU cooler is the stock Intel Core 2 Duo retail version :)
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    how much did everything run? i bet with the 8800 and c2d, a lot!
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    c2d is cheap imo :) just $200 and you get yourself I nice little chip.
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    I would say that system cost rougly $1350 US dollars.
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    man, prices have gone down so much. i remember spending $800 on my first system and it sucks now. i bet with all the upgrades ive gotten over the 2 yrs since my first build, i would surpass that $1350 estimate.
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    £1017 inc P+P & VAT ;)
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    nice system.the 6300 is a great clocker.

    can you post the stepping from the box ie-l629b405? that is mine.

    they can clock to 3ghz+ with stock vcore.you could do with an arctic freezer 7 pro tho'.

    mine benchies at 3.7ghz and i've had it to win(cpu-z) at 3.9ghz,smashing little chip.
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    Man!

    Just between the vidcard & CPU specs? That's one FINE machine!

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    * I'd be proud & happy to have it, this is certain + I know I'd o/c the heck outta it, to get the most outta it, y'know?

    APK

    P.S.=> Your pal? He's just GOT to be a gamer, especially w/ a setup like that... or, @ least I hope you can 'convert him' to being one! apk
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    Nice rig, nice parts, nice build......jelous!, good job m8.
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    TY m8 ;)
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    Thanx.....I just wish I didnt have to send it to my m8 soon :(..........LOL :roll:
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    LOL!

    "OOOhhh NOOOoooo..."

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    * He's got that "I just drove a Lamborghini" taste in his mouth now... he's hooked!

    APK
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    HeHe!!! Tell me about it!! Im going to be devestated parting with it, sadly I chose the parts and built it, but didnt pay for it :( Oh well at least my m8 gets a good PC and he didnt have to go to DELL lmao :roll:
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    Way nice - a prog friend at work just got a similar rig, though with a i680 board (mmm, think it was i680), but E6600 cpu. Hopefully, your friend will attempt overclocking... it's like leaving a gold nugget lying in the dirt if they don't...
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    I don't know crap about overclocking, but I know this is a really nice system, it's what my daughter wants to get her too. She just built her first, I'll have to post pics too.
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    LMFAO you know it :)

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