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Brandon, did that 8800GT cooler arrive yet??????
As jstn said the 8800GT died about 15 minutes after cooler install :( I have rechecked my installation countless times and no mistake was made. I think the previous owner ran the card with the faulty fan for two long and it was exposed to high temps. Its sitting in my desk at work and may offer it up to anyone that may think they can fix it for the price of shipping. Hate to see a good card go down like that its kinda shocking really.
 

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As jstn said the 8800GT died about 15 minutes after cooler install :( I have rechecked my installation countless times and no mistake was made. I think the previous owner ran the card with the faulty fan for two long and it was exposed to high temps. Its sitting in my desk at work and may offer it up to anyone that may think they can fix it for the price of shipping. Hate to see a good card go down like that its kinda shocking really.
:banghead: Damn bro, that really really sucks! You might try the ole baking trick as It might just have been a solder issue.
 

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:banghead: Damn bro, that really really sucks! You might try the ole baking trick as It might just have been a solder issue.
the pc booted once then froze about 15 minutes later and has never booted again. tried different pc's and the original cooler with no help.
 
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:banghead: Damn bro, that really really sucks! You might try the ole baking trick as It might just have been a solder issue.
Baking trick eh? What's that, about 20 minutes at 350 F? Can i put one in with the chocolate Chip cookies? :p
 
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Baking trick eh? What's that, about 20 minutes at 350 F? Can i put one in with the chocolate Chip cookies? :p
Hahah Yes you can. You can also bake a cake with it. :toast::roll:
 

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Baking trick eh? What's that, about 20 minutes at 350 F? Can i put one in with the chocolate Chip cookies? :p
:laugh: Nope, but seriously, you strip the card down to the bare card and bake at 375F for no more than 8 minutes and it will reflow the solder.
 

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I think I'm about to pull the trigger on an FX-8120 and an Accelero L2 for my GT 440. I just sold my 955BE today to mx500torid so I'm in need of MOAR CPU. :D

That is, unless someone is going to angrily punt more Phenom IIs through my window, but I think it's time to make a solid performance investment. :)
 

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I think I'm about to pull the trigger on an FX-8120 and an Accelero L2 for my GT 440. I just sold my 955BE today to mx500torid so I'm in need of MOAR CPU. :D

That is, unless someone is going to angrily punt more Phenom IIs through my window, but I think it's time to make a solid performance investment. :)
955 available in B/S/T (only C2 revision though :():

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2647788&postcount=1

** EDIT- FX-8150 is worth the extra $30 over the 8120 IMHO ;) **
 
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What's the difference between the 8120/8150? Better bins?
 

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What's the difference between the 8120/8150? Better bins?
Seems to be better binned chip as they are both 125w but 8150 has a higher stock clock. That said Daimus seems to have easily bumped his 8120 up to 4.2-4.4 Ghz....
 
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Ah, what the heck, I'll go for the 8150. Then I can just buy the Accelero in a week and use the silly $10 Newegg gift card they are emailing me 4 days later (bastards). :rolleyes:

I'm sure 3 lunch breaks at work is worth getting the better CPU. ;)
 

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Ah, what the heck, I'll go for the 8150. Then I can just buy the Accelero in a week and use the silly $10 Newegg gift card they are emailing me 4 days later (bastards). :rolleyes:

I'm sure 3 lunch breaks at work is worth getting the better CPU. ;)
We always find a way to spend that extra 20-30, 50...100 dollars we didn't really want to spend don't we! :laugh: :roll:
 
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Yeah, I'm going to buy a Rosewill 8 port gigabit switch to replace my unstoppable Linksys EZXS55w that I have powered by a USB port. Need moar ethernet ports. :D

Remind me not to shop for computer parts too often. I end up finding stuff that I "need" and end up spending a crapload of money almost every time. At least going on a B/S/T binge saved me some money and flipping my Q6600 and 955BE nearly offset the Q9300/P5WDH Deluxe/4GB DDR2 and cooler bundle I bought today. :D

I'm not going to bump my HD 6950 FS thread at all because honestly I should hang onto the damn thing until it breaks or becomes too slow. I change my mind so quickly on stuff, and can be quite an impulse buyer when the money is there. :eek:
 
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@ Jstn7477 ygpm on the 6950.










































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@ Jstn7477 ygpm on the 6950.
Well played, sir. :toast:

Added a "cheaper" PSU to the list as well, as I have to punt a 6 year old Antec TruePower Trio into the dumpster for being a POS and locking up systems after a day. I spend too much money on this stuff. :eek:
 

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I think I'm about to pull the trigger on an FX-8120 and an Accelero L2 for my GT 440. I just sold my 955BE today to mx500torid so I'm in need of MOAR CPU. :D

That is, unless someone is going to angrily punt more Phenom IIs through my window, but I think it's time to make a solid performance investment. :)
Can you link me to the Newegg listing for your current 440? I'm looking for a larger heatsink to put on my GT530 :toast:
 
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Well guys, my numbers are going to be going down a bunch, as I had to part with my Gigabyte board and 2700K chip to fund my upcoming medical issues.

Probably won't be able to re-fund another build for some time. :banghead: I will still have my 2500K working and my ole trusty i7 930 but I am sure the numbers will drop considerably in the very near future.
 

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I'm really sorry to hear that, not for your numbers as much as for your health! Do get better soon!
 

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Thanks BP!!!!!
 

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I'm really sorry to hear that, not for your numbers as much as for your health! Do get better soon!
Agreed would rather have you around than your numbers :)

Do get better/feel better and soon!

you old fart- jk
 

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I want to write a public apology to jstn from our recent pm's. Recently I asked if he wanted to do straight ram kit for kit. Tl;Dr sorry man I really do sincerely apologize. That ram is going to Brandon. Hopefully no hard feelings buddy :eek:
 
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Not even an hour after I place my order with Newegg... received PM about 6950. D'oh! Guess I'm bringing one of my 460s home and rocking with that for a while until I can buy my dream card.

Stinger, I'm quite saddened to hear about your situation. I wish there was something I could do to help, and I should really be grateful for the things I have. I might change one of my rigs to your name and crunch for you to show my gratitude towards you, if you are willing. It won't come close to matching that i7-2700K, but it's the least I can do for you. I also feel I did a good service to you by buying your GTX 465 (which is wonderful, by the way). I hope that helped you out a little bit, at least.

I hope your health and financial situation take a positive turn in the near future.
 

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Jstn, thank you so very much my friend!!! Yes, you purchasing the 465 helped a ton man. All of my fellow crunchers are just so frigging awesome I just cannot put it into words!