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2011 Chimp Challenge has started!!!

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That's more like the kind of price I want... and this one seems to overclock pretty nice too...
My spidey senses says that I have a PM incoming:roll:
 
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It's starting to look like I've fried a motherboard and severely damaged another. :banghead:

Going to have to do some figuring to find the problem parts and rebuild around them.
If you need any parts, let me know.:(
 
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I found this cpu over ark.... Xeon E3-1230
http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=52271
Well... it's basically a i7-2600 but for way less money and without integrated vga which is veryyyyy good because puts power output down to 80w
I was thinking.... well... for the most points.... 3 of these with 3 cheap (well, I won't need to overclock and all mobos nowadays seems to use pretty decent components) motherboards on stock speed can be faster to generate points than 2 2600k (on a more expensive motherboard) overclocked to 4.0ghz for less money... do you guys agree ?
 
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I found this cpu over ark.... Xeon E3-1230
http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=52271
Well... it's basically a i7-2600 but for way less money and without integrated vga which is veryyyyy good because puts power output down to 80w
I was thinking.... well... for the most points.... 3 of these with 3 cheap (well, I won't need to overclock and all mobos nowadays seems to use pretty decent components) motherboards on stock speed can be faster to generate points than 2 2600k (on a more expensive motherboard) overclocked to 4.0ghz for less money... do you guys agree ?
Yeah, I was looking at that. I'm just not sure if it's compatible with standard Sandy Bridge motherboards...
 

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From the link:
"Sockets Supported LGA1155"
 
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From the link:
"Sockets Supported LGA1155"
well it doesn't says anything about chipset.... anyway.... I think it would be a very risky move not to allow it to be used with h/9/x 6 series chipset...
 
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I'm watching, apparently. :D
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I'm also watching. Zodak please post in the proper thread next time. Did you see the link? ;)