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  1. LagunaX

    Thumbs up to Thermalright Cooling customer support

    Not sure which forum this belongs in so here goes: Bought a Thermalright Silver Arrow SB-E Extreme high end air cooler, one of the few air coolers capable of handling an overclocked Devil's Canyon i7-4790k. Was missing an Intel backplate nylon washer. Emailed Thermalright customer support...
  2. LagunaX

    $150 250gb Samsung Evo SSD

    CyberMonday $150 free shipping 150 Rakuten points also with promo code RAKREWARDS: http://www.rakuten.com/prod/samsung-840-evo-mz-7te250bw-250gb-2-5-internal-solid-state-drive/252289751.html Enjoy!
  3. LagunaX

    Back in stock: Monoprice 27" IPS 2560x1440 for $299

    27" IPS-ZERO-G Slim Monitor WQHD 2560x1440 - Dual Link DVI, VGA - MPLE27QADV http://monoprice.shop.rakuten.com/p/27-ips-zero-g-slim-monitor-wqhd-2560x1440-dual-link-dvi-vga/254863185.html Back in stock, $299 promotion valid today, also the 10% points RAKREWARDS deal too ($30 for $300...
  4. LagunaX

    $249 Newegg Toshiba HDTS251XZSWA 512GB SSD ($407 @ Amazon)

    Toshiba HDTS251XZSWA 512GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820168067&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10440897&PID=3332167&SID=u00000687 Not the Q series, but still: Max Sequential Read Up to...
  5. LagunaX

    Get ready to delid Haswell

    Might be time to invest in a vice grip for the garage for the razorless delidding method...:laugh:
  6. LagunaX

    Gigabyte 7950 3gb GV-R795WF3-3GD 1000mhz bios 3 free games - Best overall value card?

    Upgrading an HD 6950 on a secondary rig and was looking at cards NOT in the Titan range. Came across the Gigabyte 7950 3gb Windforce GV-R795WF3-3GD that ships with a 1000mhz bios now instead of the older 900mhz clock since January 2013. Sells for $290 plus tax/shipping on Superbiiz...
  7. LagunaX

    [FS][US] 3770k Delidded/Resealed 4.8ghz low voltag/low load temps

    Retail 3770k purchased 2 weeks ago. No warranty since delidded, cleaned, reset with Cool Laboratory Liquid Pro and IHS glued back on with Alumina thermal sealant. The Good: low voltage, low temps on air cooling (4.8ghz offset overclock load 1.24v-1.28v range on air cooling Venomous-X with 2...
  8. LagunaX

    2013 Ivy Bridge i7-3770k overclocking results

    Well I tried to look for a thread for Ivy Bridge overclocking but the last thread was closed to replies. Funny, I couldn't find another one here at TPU forums. Anyways... Got the itch to overclock again today after a long hiatus (Diablo 3...). Microcenter, Tustin, CA. Batch#: 3231B415 -...
  9. LagunaX

    Anyone using an OCZ Synapse Cache SSD and a Seagate 3TB combo?

    Anyone using an OCZ Synapse Cache SSD and a Seagate 3TB combo? I was thinking of doing a SSD primary and a 2TB storage but this seems like a very attractive option as well. I was thinking of using the 1st 1TB platter as the C: boot drive partition and the other 2TB as the massive storage...
  10. LagunaX

    4.5ghz i5-3570k ~ 4.9ghz 2500k Cinebench CPU Rendering

    4.6ghz i5-3570k ~ 4.9ghz 2500k Cinebench CPU Rendering I pulled out the retail OEM E1 3570k and put in my 2500k at 4.9ghz same system. As far as Cinebench CPU rendering, it does appear a 4.6ghz 3570k @ 1.3v is roughly equivalent to a 4.9ghz 2500k @ 1.376v but runs at higher temps - see below...
  11. LagunaX

    i5-3570k : not bad but a little disappointed...

    i5-3570k : not bad but a little disappointed... My retail E1 chip is like the Tweaktown 3570k - no dice above 4.6ghz - up to 1.36v and still not stable at 4.7ghz. However, the sweet spot seems a decent 4.6ghz at 1.3v, load temps low 80's. So far, not bad but a little disappointed...
  12. LagunaX

    Custom Heatspreaders for Samsung 30nm Low Profile Ram

    Samsung 30nm Low Profile DDR3 1600 CL11 1.35v 2x4GB kit: Overclocks like nobody's business - DDR3 2133 9-10-10-28 1T @ 1.55-1.6v: http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=159320 $40 @ MicroCenter, $47.99 @ NewEgg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147096 Cheap...
  13. LagunaX

    $48.99 Samsung 30nm DDR3 1600 hitting 2133?!?

    SAMSUNG 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model MV-3V4G3D/US http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147096 XS Forums thread...
  14. LagunaX

    [US] OEM HD 5850 1gb $119.99 shippped :-)

    As the title states - $119.99 shipped: http://bensoutlet.com/products/ati-radeon-hd-5850 If I had not just picked up a used HD 6970 for $227 off fleabay I would have considered crossfiring a pair...:cool: Enjoy guys :toast:
  15. LagunaX

    OEM HD 5850 1 GB $125 shipped 11/19/11 only

    Not sure how good of a deal this is but anyways here it is: http://1saleaday.com/
  16. LagunaX

    [FS][US] 54-55x i7-2600k

    SOLD TO LINUXFAN ON XS FORUMS! THANKS FOR THE SPACE TPU! 54x 4C8T 1.55v quick high end air run see pic. Probably 55x 4C no HT at a little higher volts but did not go higher for lack of extreme cooling. NO stability testing done NO receipt and NO warranty by me for any overclocking(YMMV) $275...
  17. LagunaX

    [US] $80 free ship OEM SEASONIC SS-850HT 850W 80+ Silver Certified PSU

    Seasonic SS-850HT 850W ATX12V EPS12V 80Plus Silver Certified, Active PFC PSU - OEM Seems to be the black version: SD12-850 - even better :pimp: Review here: http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=2447&page=1 I just bought one online ;) Seller is a bona fide EBAY store: Hyper...
  18. LagunaX

    [US] Black PCPC 750W Quad Silencer (Refurb) $39.99

    BACK IN STOCK!!! $39.99 plus shipping - a really great 80+ power supply:respect:! Note: 2 PCI-E 8 pin and 2 PCI-e 6 pin. Black OCZ / PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad EPS12V 750W Computer Power Supply S75CF-B, 80 PLUS and SLI Certified, Automatic Fan Speed Control The Silencer 750...
  19. LagunaX

    [WTB][US] Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm 1850rpm

    Like the title says: WTB: Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm 1850rpm Looking for at least 1, 2 would be great. I have excellent heatware and ebay feedback. NonCC paypal, of course :)
  20. LagunaX

    [FS][US] G.SKILL Ripjaws 4GB(2x2GB) DDR3 2000 F3-16000CL9D-4GBRM

    G.SKILL Ripjaws 4GB(2x2GB) DDR3 2000 F3-16000CL9D-4GBRM http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=336 Received new on 3/7/2011. For sale 3/8/2011. Practically brand new and tested fine, decided to go for something faster. Runs fine stock 1.65v DDR3 2000 9-10-9-28 2N Runs fine 25 pass...
  21. LagunaX

    Black PCPC 750W Quad Silencer (Refurb) $39.99

    $39.99 plus shipping - a really great 80+ power supply:respect:! Note: 2 PCI-E 8 pin and 2 PCI-e 6 pin. Black OCZ / PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad EPS12V 750W Computer Power Supply S75CF-B, 80 PLUS and SLI Certified, Automatic Fan Speed Control The Silencer 750 Quad power supply gives...
  22. LagunaX

    Today 10/13/10 ONLY: Microsoft Store Offers 50% off Laptops with Phrase and Purchase

    That’s right, if you live near a Microsoft Store [San Diego, Mission Viejo, Scottsdale] and have been in the market for a computer, then today is your day to head on over to the Microsoft Store. Today they are offering a once in a lifetime deal where they basically give you 50% off any computer...
  23. LagunaX

    [FS][US] Lapped 4.4ghz e8500, G.Skill Pi DDR@ 800, Gigabyte P35 DS3L Rev.2

    SOLD! Ok folks parts from a spare rig need to go! I would prefer to sell as a complete package of 3 - discounted price if all 3 bought together. All prices shipped continental USA USPS - Paypal only. These 3 components ran very well together in the screenshot below. E8500 E0 stock 3.16ghz...
  24. LagunaX

    AHCI/Native SATA installation question...

    Going to do a new fresh install with windows 7 64 bit (since I have a 1gb 5870) and have never installed an OS with native sata mode or AHCI enabled before (default was always IDE or off I suppose on new motherboards). Should I do it or does it even matter? Will I get better performance...
  25. LagunaX

    [FS][US] Like New Sapphire HD 5870 1gb

    Like New Sapphire HD 5870 1gb I bought 2 of these cards this week, both not registered and Like New with All accessories. Not registered. Both come with Dirt 2 coupon and Battlestations of the Pacific CD. I got a speeding ticket this week too so am going to let one go to even out the...