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TPU Sponsored Project?? You Decided [Benchmarking Rig Record Breaker v1.0 BETA]

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by PyroX1040, Mar 11, 2008.

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Is This A Good Idea?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. Possibly

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  1. PyroX1040 New Member

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    Currently I'm making one of the worlds best computer for home use at least.. stupid super computers... ok back to the point I've been thinking about attempting to beat the highest score on 3D Mark 06' of 30600, and make sure everyone knows that TPU memebers and everyone else helped me along the way with:

    ** Update: I'm attempting to beat the highest scores but maintaining a decent case apperence not out of the box just sitting out on the table with smoking L2N pots ... this is an import detail so be aware of that ***

    • Modifications
    • Volt Mods CPU/GPU
    • Part Ideas
    • General Settings
    • Overclocking
    • BIOS Changing
    • Etc


    2 Top Scores Nvidia / ATI:

    ATI:
    http://service.futuremark.com/resultComparison.action?compareResultId=5671965&compareResultType=14

    Nvidia:

    http://service.futuremark.com/resultComparison.action?compareResultId=4827854&compareResultType=14

    Current Staff / Helpers
    PyroX1040 [Funder / Actually My Machine]
    Solaris17 [8000 Series Expert]


    Computer Case
    x1 Tagan Aplus Black Pearl WCR Edition**

    Cooling
    x1 VapoChill LightSpeed (Black / 04-L-1152) [CPU Cooler]*
    x1 Swiftech MCP655 12v LC 1/2" [Pump]*
    x3 Danger Den 8800GTX LCB [GPU Block]*

    CPU
    x1 Intel Core 2 Duo Extreme Quad QX9650 3.0Ghz [CPU]*

    Power Supplies
    x1 Silverstone Strider 1000Watt PSU [Power All But - CPU / Mobo]**
    x1 Energy Galaxy 1000Watt PSU [Power ONLY CPU + Mobo]*

    Motherboard
    x1 3VGA 780i Motherboard 1200Mhz**

    Memory
    x2 OCZ SLI-RE 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 800 [8GB]*

    GPU
    x3 3VGA 8800GTX 666 / 1800**

    Hard Drive
    x1 WD Raptor X 150GB 10,000 RPM HDD**
    x1 WD Raptor X 150GB 10,000 RPM HDD*

    * = Option / Open to Suggestions
    ** = Bought Already

    Budget is not a big issue but I'd prefer to keep it decently priced not extreme parts cost hundreds but I'm open to Ideas... I mainly want to see if I can get the support of the moderators and even W1zzard himself but all I ask is that all of TPU help me in the process with everything I may run into doing this, as listed above. If you really want to help me out let me know I live in Chicago, IL so if you're in the area let me know maybe you could help me out in my workshop :rockout:

    So let me know what you think of it!

    Regards,
    PyroX1040
     
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    I'm thinking some sort of LN2 or dry ice cooling to OC a 45nm to 5GHz+, I'm not sure if 780i mobos clock as well as X38/P35. Also I've heard that people get crazy score using 2900xt cards due to their 512 bit memory bus.
     
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    that too X38 & 2 2900XT is a better bet ....
     
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    maybe once ati get their new drivers out try 2 3870x2's but other than that i wish you the best of luck, although those 8800's should kick alot of ass but the 2900 seam to clock higher
     
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    I think you should go for 4x 2900XT 1gb's if you can.
     
  7. PyroX1040 New Member

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    :p

    Also posting this as a little reference to my challange!!!

    2 Top Scores Nvidia / ATI:

    ATI:
    http://service.futuremark.com/resultComparison.action?compareResultId=5671965&compareResultType=14

    Nvidia:
    http://service.futuremark.com/resultComparison.action?compareResultId=4827854&compareResultType=14

    I plan on using the VapoChill I'm pretty sure that will do the job ^>^

    How does 4x work??? also.. that's about $2000 in GPU's >.>
     
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    wow this thing is going to be a race horse on steroids :rockout:
     
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    I do agree ^.^!
     
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    Whats the wattage on the vapochill?
     
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    200Watt...
     
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    Is it possible to get a QX9775 chip yet Cause i think they have a 1600FSB and 3.2GHz, I don't know if they are retailing tho. & if they are on shelfs im guessing they would be a bit pricey!
     
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    Jesus! 5ghz CPU! Thats almost impossible to beat =/
     
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    I'm betting I can hit 6.0Ghz if I get lucky ^.^!
     
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    you cant do this with the vapochill

    you need LN2 to beat(or come close to) K|INGP|N and FUGGER.

    try getting a more powerfull setup.

    like...

    2x QX9775 (s771 3.2ghz 1600mhz QDR)
    intel skulltrail motherboard d5400xs
    enermax galaxy 1kw or pc power and cooling 1kw
    4gig's FBDIMMs 800mhz
    2x 8800Ultra's with voltmods
    2x Dragon F1 LN2 pots (from kingpin)
    2x tek-9 LN2 pots (from kingpin)
    4x WD raptor X 150gigs or 4x perpendicular drives or 2x SSD's

    thats WELL over your new $12,000 limit but hey.... that's what they have to play with.
    (not trying to be a dick... just putting it into perspective)
     
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    Not enuff .. LN2 ftw ..
     
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    well fit id just go with a quad 775 i mean does anyone even know if the skulltrail can clock as high as a non server based mobo?


    AS for all of this.......i think its a great idea really i do....i mean TPU will be known mad big and make its place in the OC hall of fame...and america will finally get a win......and we can all smile that we helped him get their......


    @pyro here ye be...unzip it make a bootable flahs floppy at the promt type


    nvflash -4 -5 -6 pyro.bin


    make sure 1 card is in at a time while your flashing.....
     

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    The Tri 8880ULTRA used Water cooling and a vapochill on the CPU with the QX.. and used the evga 780i... I know I can do this right
     
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    Fitseries3 Eleet Hardware Junkie

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    it sure fucking can!!!! im looking for the thread.... BRB
     
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    um im sry i wasnt trying to fight.....? :wtf:


    lol w00ps my bad i didnt see "it" i saw "i" i was like um......
     
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    no.... im just excited!!!! i just saw a SINGLE 3870x2 with a qx9650 do 28k in 3dmark06

    :)

    where is Damulta?
     
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    on skt 771? is the qx9650 available on 775?


    im a n00b just kinda ignore alot of what i say in this thread tonight k thnx tired ftl
     
  25. Fitseries3

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    qx9650 and qx9770 are both 775.
    the qx9775 is a 771 chip that is the same exact thing as the qx9770, just a different socket and multi cpu support.
     

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