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  1. GreiverBlade

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    oh well i don't regret my 2 DC7900 with C2D E8500 i sold ... that 8400 beat them with ease (well the DC7900 mobo is nothing like a Striker Extreme... )

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    oh well ... i have my HTPC, since that setup is silent well the coolergiant the TY-147 (1.3k RPM) and the R7 (25% fan) are not noisy at all ...

    one thing i like with ASUS R.O.G board is the ... leds ... while my MVIIR has a nice red line that little beauty has a lining of blue led (for "finding with ease the onboard connector even in the dark"... :roll: ) from the bottom to the top right corner :)
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    time for joke'n bench bueheheh

    1st one, obviously my beloved FFXIVARR, as expected (CPU 3.450ghz RAM 920mhz) the overlay in the bench show 3.5ghz oh well ... +15% still and never got above 67° CPU and 43° GPU
    compare this to the 2600~ of the DC7900 and his E8500@3.16
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    NEXT! (again do not disturb, blah blah blah... )

    woops ... 4:12AM ... hum i guess i go to sleep ... lucky me i work at 6PM but still ... a bit tired 2nd part later :D
     
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    Just finished my Pentium 4 rig,and Windows 7 runs awesome on it!

    Specs:


    MB - ASUS P4P800-VM w/ Aopen AX4SPE MAX II BIOS (OC range up to 250MHz!:rockout:)
    GPU - Palit Geforce FX5200 128MB 64 bit reflashed with Winfast A340TDH BIOS :peace:
    RAM - 1GB DDR 400 (1x512MB,1x256MB.2x128MB)
    DVD - TSSTCorp SH-S182D (solid Samsung drive :cool:)
    PSU - Delux ATX-400W P4
    Case - "Human" brand,no model
    HDD - 80GB WDC Caviar SE SATA
    CPU - Intel Pentium 4 1.8A 2.40GHz Northwood

    A good thing about all of this is that after the stupid ASUS heatsink broke off,I glued a silver ASRock heatsink,and the key part is that I glued it in the same position as the northbridge.
    Now even with the overclock on the CPU my HSF and northbridge heatsink neither get hot,in fact those are almost stone cold. The only thing that heats up a bit is my FX5200.

    I had a hard time finding the A340TDH BIOS rom for my FX5200 since TPU seems to have BIOSes for ONLY 6200 and above -___-
     
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    next step : Sky Diver. the RAM OC was unstable to i set the RAM/FSB ratio to "sync" (basically a 1/2) CPU 3.600ghz RAM 800mhz (duh!) 55°CPU 39° GPU
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    also added a corsair SP120 (using a CM speed reducer, funny enough i use the 1200rpm but the bios and monitoring still show 1560 instead )
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    and for the last one ... a lil Valley for the joke.
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    a bit more sexy pics? (and clearer ... thanks my SX100iS)
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    latest clock 3.624 CPU 906 RAM
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    Great news. My NF7-S arrived today, and it's a V2. Can anyone send me (email) the full contents of the driver/apps CD?
     
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  5. stinger608

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    That is awesome Deb!!! I think my board has the original disk but not sure. I will check tonight after work. If it does I can do a copy disk to a folder, zip it down, and email it to ya. Once I know for sure I will PM you to let ya know. :toast:
     
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    Thanks Stinger. It's not my most powerful AGP board (NCCH-DL gets that award) so it'll be good to have original overclocking tools. Price I paid I can afford the risk of blowing it up :)
     
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    Thanks. Just downloaded the files and will take a proper look later.
     
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    I've taken a look and the NF7 file is mainly modded BIOS files, so I will still want the original CD files (I've got a set of drivers, but the original CD would have had other stuff)

    Not sure what everything on the DFI disc is. I'll find out when I get round to testing. Thanks for both :)
     
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    I just checked and the one I have doesn't have the original disk. :banghead:

    I originally got the board from @ThE_MaD_ShOt so he might have one that could be uploaded or emailed.
     
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    I will have to look and see. I never used the cd that came with the board. I just used the latest drivers from Nvidia.
     
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    I have a file with the entire Abit site ,(20gb or so) not sure if there is something there that might be of use for you. Let me know if you want me to check the files for the NF7.
     
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    rework ... since i need more juice to tweak more my E8400

    i decided to do the WHITE body RED blooded nemesis...
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    until i finally get my A7N8X-E... yaaay brownish mobo yaaay ... :shadedshu:


    and put the GX Lite 600W on my Salvager Mk II setup for the 8pin EPS12V
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    that last foto remind me i need to de dust a bit that mobo ... and woopee spotted a shifted thermalpad ... maintenance is required ...

    meanwhile in the little E8400 world: 4gig is close... more more more i need more!
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    None the less, it would be awesome if you could post that here!!! I would put the link in the original post for anyone on the net that is still using Abit boards. :respect: :respect: :respect:
     
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    Solaris17 already did the job :D

    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...go-completely-shut-by-end-of-february.159636/

    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/abit-website.162183/

    And the link to the torrent:
    http://thepiratebay.se/torrent/7047734/Abit_Backup

    If you guys need I can start seeding.
     
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    I remember Solaris doing that. I thought there was a site still and couldn't find it. LOL.
     
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    I too have the Abit web site wrapped up in a zip file. Thanks to @Solaris17 :toast:
     
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    Any apps that were supplied for the NF7-S motherboard, and more general apps for the NF2 chipset will be great, thanks.

    EDIT:

    Just flipped the page and saw the link. I will download the site, thanks.

    2nd Edit

    My ISP (Virgin Media) block all access to piratebay, so my original request stands. Thanks again

    I would also pay costs if someone can send me the entire site on a Bluray disc. Don't have a BD drive yet, but need to get a BD writer to backup all the movie torrents on my PC :)
     
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    Yeah, Virgin Media and their "antipiracy"...
    Try it, when I was in UK I used it on BT internet :)
    https://www.softether.org/5-download

    I can even play games with IP block, for example - PSO2 and IP ban outside Japan. VPN is amazing :D

    BTW. Today I switched AM2 machine to desktop mode. I will proably need second PC in a college, so there it is...
    [​IMG]
    I want to buy 2GB DDR2 ram and Athlon 64 X2, it will be proably enough for everything :p
     
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    almost... cpu-z 2.jpg
     
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    One of these days I might rebuild my old system for the sake of nostalgia! I must find a case and some air coolers tho, since the original build was fully water cooled.

    P4 3.2E SL7E5 @4ghz (250 fsb with 5:4 memory divider iirc)
    Abit IC7-MAX3
    PowerColor X850XT PE
    4x512MB Patriot xblk (cl2)
     
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    BANG, unfortunately @ 1778 fsb (QPI) doesn't post ....but keep in mind i still use AUTO Vcore VDDI ... yet that IFX-14 +TY147/SP120 is kinda amazing (OCCT time ... i guess )
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    Networking software confuses me. I looked at that app and don't really understand what the specs or docs are saying, and can't find anywhere in the docs to tell me how to use it to bypass virgin's antipiracy.

    Can you explain in simple terms what I need to install (client? server?) and how i use it to connect to websites and torrents? Of course, if someone can make it available on a regular sharing site, as it's not copyrighted material, that would be better :)
     
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    Just install it, accept the terms and connect with VPN server :D
    [​IMG]
     
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