Discussion in 'Articles' started by djbbenn, Sep 26, 2005.
To read this article go to: http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/other/128
Sorry to comment but remove the x-connect. THey used to be good, but now if you look they all overvolt and they have very weakrails
Also you might want to add something about cooling
Xclio makes an EXCELLENT PSU. One of their PSU have been EOCF's power supply of the month for months now
You goto EOCF? I know David there, you shoudl add zippy and emacs too
My name on EOCF is wazzledoozle of course
This is the PSU I was talking about-
Its the best deal on a PSU anywhere
Also Raidmax makes a good budget case.
Ok, thanks guys, will do. Good idea about the cooling Steven. I kind of did this all in one go the other day so I am slowly making it better.
awsome it looks great. If you need help on Extreme coolign let me know
You got a phase change cooler don't you? I will mention it...
yep i do, -41 right now
Sweet, ever have any cold bug problems?
Added cooling, tell me if I missed anything.
not with intel no, lol done it on a 561, 540j, 1.8 go the 1.8 to 2.8 then it died, well it was dieing, got hte 540j to 4.6, and got the 561 to 5.3
teh phase change unit im reivewing is for everyday use, and is about 4/7 of the price of a vapochill.
Nice, I didn't what components you were running. How does the cooling section I added look?
good, you might want to add DICE (Dry Ice)
Done. No point in having to much detail on that sort of thing. lol
yeah i guess. Is this just a forum sticky or like a guide?
Its going to guide in the article section.
If you guys have suggestions to make the sample systems better or if you think the price should be differerent. I just thought of the part off the top of my head. Plus I know all the prices in Cnd dollars too, so I took a guess at them in USD.
As Xeonslut I'd like to say that Xeons aren't exclusive server processors. The Xeon DP's are aimed at low/mid end servers and workstations. In fact various Xeon DP boards work with cheap RAM (nonECC/reg) and have AGP/PCIe slots. Some of these boards are even pretty cheap (under $200) which makes the Xeon a very viable option for a system unlike the Opteron which lacks any cheap board and needs ECC RAM. ($$$)
Instead of building an P4EE or FX-57 system dual Noconas are cheaper and faster, 2.8Ghz models overclock to nearly 4Ghz, have HTT, 64bit support and cost around 200$ a piece.
Seeing the budget you're taking for several PC's a Xeon system could easily beat the price/performance of some of those systems.
"Xeonslut" lmao...thats good. So some more on Xeon's then. You may have to give me a few pointers on these bad boys, as I have never really looked into a Xeon system build. I'll take a wack and see what you think.
also the 3.6 xeon is the last single core xeon in production.
You can use some of the infor from my overclocking, the basics article on the cooling section if you want.. its fairly extensive
I found a few typos and fixed them for you too.
Also might wanna mention selection for overclocking parts, such as specific IC's or brands.
Thanks... typo's there are plenty of them lol. I don't think I will put overclocking it, as its a building computer guide. Thanks though, but I think I might list some parts that tend to tailor to overclocking.
Thats what I meant to look more at.. like how tccd and bh overclock Vs generic crap.. and why not to buy generic crap if you wanna oc
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