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  1. ThE_MaD_ShOt

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    Yeah I did my studying back in the day on Nforce 2 boards. lol And out of all of them I owned I only had one go bad and it was still under warranty so all was well there. Oh and I did find another really great socket A board which I love. The Epox 8krai-pro. It had the Kt880 chipset which was the only via chipset board with dual channel.
     
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    The version 1.x NF7's weren't even close to the performance of the version 2.0 overclocking wise.
    Bios's are not interchangable either.
     
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    Ask the nazis. ;-)
     
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    Let's hope mine is a v2 then. Although I'm not buying just for overclocking, it'll be nice to be able :)
     
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    oh shit ... you got me laughing like mad ... so much that the neighbor dogs went out and started to bark just after :roll:

    even if i shouldn't ... oh well
     
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    Don't jew dare laugh at this kind of joke!
     
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    Hehe ...

    Ok, let me explain. The V1 was a flying bomb with a ramjet-engine. It was not very fast and could be intercepted by fast allied planes (like the Spitfire, the american P51 Mustang, P38, P47, ...) just by tipping a wing on the V1 wing.
    The V2 was a real rocket with supersonic speed and couldn't be intercepted. The only defence against these was bombing the launch sites in france.

    Now to something friendlier. I'm building the heat exchanger for the peltier booster at the moment. The cooling water from the cpu will flow through this copper radiator, which will be cooled by 4 130W TEC's. The TEC'S will be cooled by two 360mm Magicool radiators.

    Booster neu 1024 01.jpg

    Booster part one 1024 01.jpg

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    Also I sold the Airplex EVO 360 and bought another XSPC RX360. Now this looks pretty good in my eyes.

    XSPC RX360 2x Radi + 3x Kaze Ultra 3000 1200 + logo.jpg
     
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    ok ok that's enough for the abdominal muscle session ... BACKFIRE :roll:

    technically the V1 was a Pulso-reactor (might be different than a Ramjet) basically you can call it the mother of all cruise missile
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    wing tipping maneuver
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    then the V2 is the father of all ICBM ...
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    you can say what you want about 2nd worldwar and germany ... but they where quite advanced on their time ... also on jet propelled planes (albeit not totally perfect... thanks goodness)

    this is hardware ... this is old .... could be nostalgic ... OK THEN back to the Computer hardware
    Wunderbar.
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    Indeed. We all need to sit down, have some schnitzel and spaetzle with some good Deutch bier. WUNDERBAR!:toast:
     
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    They were so bad that they both....backfired. :p
     
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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... )

    for start starter.jpg

    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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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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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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