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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    I would say either the 3770K or the Xeon. The price difference between the 3770 and 3770K is so small that you may as well go with the K version to allow a bit of tweaking. On the other hand, the Xeon is pretty nice, can be run with non-ECC memory, is essentially a 3770 without the IGP you wouldn't use, is pretty cheap, and, being a Xeon, will run 100% load 24/7 without a hiccup. Its base clock is also 100MHz higher than a 3770, just like the 3770K.
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    well the price difference where i live is 30chf between a K and non K and the Xeon i saw is 30-40chf ~ more than a 3770K i would be lucky if no one spot this auction and get it at 199chf

    Edit: E3-1275V2 has a IGP
    http://www.cpu-world.com/Compare/422/Intel_Core_i7_i7-3770_vs_Intel_Xeon_E3-1275_v2.html still its a i7-3770 with i7-3770K base frequencies
  3. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    Wait, the 3770K is cheaper than the Xeon? Just get the 3770K and call it a day.
  4. GreiverBlade

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    but what if i could get that Xeon for 199chf (+9chf shipping) instead of 339-349chf the 3770K

    edit: i said the Xeon is 379-389chf where i live new and from a etailer, the one i say i spoted is 199chf in a auction :eek:
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  5. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    That clarifies it.
    If you can score the Xeon for that price, get that. Otherwise... I dunno. That's a huge price gap.
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    to clarify the IGP thing 123X -
    x = 0- no IGP;
    5 - has an IGP.
    my 1230v2 works like a champ! if you dont overclock I'd say go for it :)
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  7. GreiverBlade

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    do i have the right to say WTF???
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    look at the multiplier... i thought non K cpu are locked ... so the max multi on a i5-2400 should be 31x no?
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    Turbo mode?
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    nope fixed multi by aXtu and shown in post as 3.5ghz I5-2400

    previously CPU-Z stated multi 16-31 under the same condition before i tried to up the multi a bit more in aXtu a reboot and the post + bios showed 3.5ghz as stated above

    http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Core_i5/Intel-Core i5-2400 CM8062300834106.html max multi should be 31 normal mode and turbo goes to 34 on 1 core here i get max multi 35

    i guess thats a glitch running a unigine valley bench the result show 3100mhz while CPU-Z show 3500mhz and Open Hardware Monitor show 3500mhz on all 4 cores

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    little specialty the corsair is a H70, same as a H80 it seems, thicker 48mm rad dual fan setup just the waterblock/pump is different so i went to ditch the overnoisy 120mm corsair fan and used a Bitfenix Spectre Pro and a Ty-147 (both at 1200-1300rpm) way less noisy still im not sure its a good idea due to the CFM variance between those two, but it do the job perfectly atm, special point: the TY-147 is on the outside of the case.
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    will need to de dust the rig once im done testing.
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    ofc the 1st matrix on the right gets way more hot than the one on the left
    i doubt it would help but i did something like that (cant use it with the TY-147 in place :D )
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    indeed i could use a 200mm top in extraction but with the H70 its even worse than what i got with the H60 previously :D
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    DDR3 1866 9-9-9-24 1t @1.39v baby

    stupid sagging video card.. 18 AWG speaker wire for the win!
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    Got a new GPU/CPU block and backplate.

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    GPU block on, will get the cpu block on over the weekend.

    Have still to change tubing, fit top rad, install fan grills and make it look nice in general.
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    yeeeeehaaawww got it!
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    213chf delivery inclusive (since new and boxed, opened but not installed) im pretty happy ... 76chf less than a i7-3770 and even without OC i think it will do just fine in place of my i5-2400 and also reduce the watts :D :toast::rockout::toast::laugh::laugh::laugh: happy time (now i have to find something to kill time till next thuesday/wednesday... :ohwell: )
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    My 1230 undervolted really well, I think I did -.160.
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    New gfx card and new 2133mhz sticks stuck in yesterday
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    System Specs
    CPU: i5-4670k @4.6GHz
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 w/ low voltage adapters
    Motherboard: Gigabyte Z87X-OC
    RAM: 4x8GB(32GB) Kingston HyperX 1600MHz
    GPUs: 2x GTX 670's in SLI
    Soundcard: ASUS Xonar Essence STX
    PSU: XFX ProSeries 750w
    Storage 256GB Crucial M4 & Kingston HyperX 3K 128GB
    OS: Windows 8 Pro

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    • Samsung S22B 1920x1080

    Keyboards: QPAD MK-85 w/MX Blue & CM Storm Quickfire Rapid w/MX Red
    Mouse: Gigabyte M6900
    Microphone: Blue Snowball
    Headphones: AKG 701
    Speakers: Generic Logitech speakers

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    I detect Fire Hazard in this electrical setup!


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    he can douse it with the mountain dew XD
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    What the meaning of that? I guess we don't have the same ads in your place and mine. :p
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    Na, don't worry. The power socket extenders (However you may call them) are divided between 4 different outlets. :) The speakers & monitors automatically get their power cut off when the computer is off.
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    firemarshall bill!
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    mountain dew is a soda... sodas contail co2 and are an excellent fire extinguisher :p

    non electrical and non oil fires.
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    Asus Matrix GTX580 Platinum are some HOT b**ches ... IDLE 28c for the left and 68c for the right ... i thought "OH SH**" no good no good a bit of checking my monitoring soft (Open Hardware Monitor) i noticed the master 580 was running at full clock wich was odd until i tried to run the setup on 1 screen ... well now both goes 51/135 and temps are 28/38 also on benchies the temp are lower with only 1 24" hell i didnt know running a multi monitor setup could affect temps ...

    before highest temps were 68/98:eek: now 68/78-85max in a full setting unigine (Valley or Heaven) strange ... luckly in regular gaming temps are a tad lower.

    i have near no space between slots and the right one (top one if it was in a "normal" tower) will allways be higher in temps unless i go for a waterloop still i read in many SLI review that temps under 30c are really good and under 40 are mostly ok

    i guess i will test some different fan setup actually trying 2x140mm 1200rpm Noiseblocker Blacksilent Pro, improving the Airflow in my HAF XB should be my next priority (i dont mind the noise :D my music cover it, even 100% fan button "On" with the matrix is not a nuisance)

    im still quite happy with my rig ... and as long as the cards doesn't throttle down its ok i guess
  23. Random Murderer

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    I love that RAM. I had considered upgrading to some TridentX 2400 sticks, but I figured "why bother?"
    If you put the work in, those should hit 2400 1T with ≤ 1.5VDIMM, and I have seen people hit 2666 stable on them(with a bit more voltage, obviously). Alas, my IMC tops out around 2520-2550, so I haven't pushed them much past 2400.
    Nice! I take it you're pleased with it, then?
    Nice looking system! I like the look of those sticks of RAM, especially compared to my midget sticks, lol.
    Watch out for that turret to the left! She may apologize afterward, but she'll still shred you to bits with gunfire!
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    not now as i said i have to find some way to kill time till next thuesday/wednesday as i will pay monday and pray for the seller to send it asap :p
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