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No OCing on the supplied board so might as well save those few $$
Then there you go. That extra $20 for another 100mhz, who knows.
 

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Then there you go. That extra $20 for another 100mhz, who knows.
The $20 for the 6500 -> 6600 (nonk) gives 100mhz but also a better turbo clock, 3.6 -> 3.9. What are the opinions? If we have the $, might as well spring for it I guess
 

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The $20 for the 6500 -> 6600 (nonk) gives 100mhz but also a better turbo clock, 3.6 -> 3.9. What are the opinions? If we have the $, might as well spring for it I guess
Didn't see that! Good catch.
 

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The $20 for the 6500 -> 6600 (nonk) gives 100mhz but also a better turbo clock, 3.6 -> 3.9. What are the opinions? If we have the $, might as well spring for it I guess
We are a lock for a 6600k for the build. I will kick in any extra if needed. :)

Why a k chip? Gives the winner the opportunity to upgrade the rig with a motherboard change in the future ;)
 

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We are a lock for a 6600k for the build. I will kick in any extra if needed. :)

Why a k chip? Gives the winner the opportunity to upgrade the rig with a motherboard change in the future ;)
Haha, can't argue with that! :roll:
 
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Haha, can't argue with that! :roll:
yeah we're good on the rest of the Water cooling stuff.
i have a Rad/Res combo, tubing, ill get some if i need more
pump is here...Liquid 7970 all set to go/
i also have tons of Fans, so if needed I can add high quality Scythes, or Cooler masters. I THINK i have 6 Scythe Grand Flex ($30) a pop , but theyre nice a Fu#k ;) , and if needed ill add the rest to make it to a "K" chip
 

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Absolutely a K. We ask that they fold, but more importantly, they enjoy.
 

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I was wondering about an Xeon since there's a dedicated GPU in the build, but comparing i5/i7 prices to their comparable Xeons, it doesn't seem worth it.
 
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the newer Xeons have iGPU's in some of the different types.

afaik, i5 is where the comfort level is
 

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I was wondering about an Xeon since there's a dedicated GPU in the build, but comparing i5/i7 prices to their comparable Xeons, it doesn't seem worth it.
The Skylake Xeons don't work in 170 series boards- they demand C series chipsets.
 

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We are a lock for a 6600k for the build. I will kick in any extra if needed. :)

Why a k chip? Gives the winner the opportunity to upgrade the rig with a motherboard change in the future ;)

I totally agree 100%!

The only issue I see with an i5 vs i7 is the Hyperthreading ability with the i7's. That would allow for 8 threads of WCG crunching goodness. However, the price premium between the two is not worth it. I don't think that the i5 6600K would be all that much behind an i7 in PPD for the price difference.
 
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I'll get the hdd shipped out next week
 

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Bump it up for a small update- full update later today since I'm at work atm :ohwell:

We're good on a cpu- we raised $195 at last count :respect: We're going to use the funds to pick up a i5-6600k for the build.

Stay tuned!

:lovetpu:
 
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Bump it up for a small update- full update later today since I'm at work atm :ohwell:

We're good on a cpu- we raised $195 at last count :respect: We're going to use the funds to pick up a i5-6600k for the build.

Stay tuned!

:lovetpu:
What is the $ goal ATM?
 

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Sorry guys, @Norton decided to pick me up an i3 6300, how very kind of you btw! The giveaway build is going to have an Pentium G4400 . . . . .

hehe

**translates to I love you guys at TPU! A very dedicated team.**
 

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Kreij Memorial Spring 2016 Build Giveaway- UPDATE!!!

All parts for the PC have been found!

Just added:
- CPU- i5-6600k donated by the TPU forum community :rockout::respect:



- Motherboard - MSI Gaming B150A Gaming Pro LGA 1151 motherboard
donated by @Norton and @EarthDog
- CPU- i5-6600k donated by the TPU forum community
- Memory - G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4 3000 memory kit
donated by @Norton and @EarthDog
- Cooling (see below):
- CPU waterblock- EK waterblock
donated by @Norton
- Swiftech 360mm radiator
donated by @manofthem
- DDC pump and fittings donated by @jboydgolfer
- tubing- premium tubing donated by @Norton
- GPU- PowerColor 7970 LCS donated by @jboydgolfer
- SSD/HDD (see below):
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- 128 GB SSD donated by @yotano211
- PSU- EVGA 750 GQ (80+ Gold) donated by @JATownes
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- Operating system- Windows 7 Pro donated by [Ion]
- Other.. (games, accessories, shipping assistance, etc...)
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- shipping support by @yotano211
- Games & other software- full list TBA
- Acronis True Image HD
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- Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 donated by @JrRacinFan
- Medal of Honor donated by @JrRacinFan
- Dead Space donated by @JrRacinFan




MORE giveaway items:
* list coming soon... additional items welcomed! :cool:

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- get all of the parts together
- build and test the rig
- ship it to the winner
Thanks to everyone for their support! :respect::lovetpu:

Want a chance to get in on the PC and/or some of the other items? Entry will open soon- watch this thread for more info how to enter ;)
 
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So awesome, truly amazing!

@Kreij never did the awesome things he did for any reason other than he was a great and generous person, and so many here in TPU try to follow in his steps! Some would have you think that the very awesome people on this forum who donate to causes like this or other giveaways do it merely to receive digital thanks, but that is obviously so not the case!

Can't wait to see this pc now take form and see the pics! :D looking forward to the build @jboydgolfer ;)
 
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So awesome, truly amazing!

@Kreij never did the awesome things he did for any reason other than he was a great and generous person, and so many here in TPU try to follow in his steps! Some would have you think that the very awesome people on this forum who donate to causes like this or other giveaways do it merely to receive digital thanks, but that is obviously so not the case!

Can't wait to see this pc now take form and see the pics! :D looking forward to the build @jboydgolfer ;)
im saddened by this "thanks" business. ill not comment anymore.
other than to say :nutkick:on with the giveaway
 
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Is this prize like previous prizes, U.S. shipping only?
 
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afaik, us only, bug i could very well be wrong.

I dont know for sure, but if i had to guess, id bet on it being kind of risky shippinv an entire pc out of country...but i have no experience with this so im only guessing
 
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Shipping costs would be prohibitive for a full size PC.
I'm hoping they can build something smaller next time, like an ITX or NUC that could be shipped anywhere in the world for a more reasonable fee.
 

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Shipping costs would be prohibitive for a full size PC.
I'm hoping they can build something smaller next time, like an ITX or NUC that could be shipped anywhere in the world for a more reasonable fee.
Unfortunately US only for the PC due to shipping costs/customs concerns. We'll be working on a couple of smaller giveaway items for our international members- figure on at least a couple of paypal gifts/gift certificates/games or similar.

*Note- that if we can get support and parts from a different area then it's possible to do a giveaway for that area... this has been done several times in past giveaways.
 
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