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I have plenty of PSUs available for $5+price of shipping for folders only. Seasonic 300W, 2x Antec 380W, 1x Antec 550W, all older models but stable for folding :)
 
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Anyone have a quad core that would fit in my lga775 biostar G41D3C. Its kinda a weird motherboard, has ddr3 and takes lga1155 coolers.

Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor
Maximum CPU TDP (Thermal Design Power) : 95Watt
 
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WCG Members,

TPU does not accept any post about buying, selling, or trading items outside of our BST thread. This thread can only be used to give away items going forward. Also, postage has to be free as well. Thanks

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WCG Members,

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It has never been like this in the past? What has changed?
 

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There have been some reported posts which engaged the mods in a discussion. The end result is that we (WCG members) need to stay within the forum guidelines for buying, selling or trading items. This also goes for all WCG threads (and all threads total in the forums).
 

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There have been some reported posts which engaged the mods in a discussion. The end result is that we (WCG members) need to stay within the forum guidelines for buying, selling or trading items. This also goes for all WCG threads (and all threads total in the forums).
Ahhh ok thanks for clarifying it. :) Just was curious since we had been helping each of the team members out over the past years when they are in need.
 

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You guys can still help each other all you want. There is no problem with creating a BST thread and giving a discount (or whatever) to other crunchers. It was just a loophole that needed to be closed as there was no way we could help if one of you got burned by someone who started crunching just to take advantage of the fact they could sell outside the BST rules.

It was also inconsistent as people wanted to know why they could not do the same in other sections (like general hardware).

If anyone has any questions just drop me a PM and I'll be happy to elaborate if needed. :toast:
 
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I've been entertaining the thought of finding a LGA775 Core 2 Quad to replace a Duo too, but would also like something to replace a Phenom II X2 550.

I'm surprised these processors seem to hold their value a bit.
 
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I've been entertaining the thought of finding a LGA775 Core 2 Quad to replace a Duo too, but would also like something to replace a Phenom II X2 550.

I'm surprised these processors seem to hold their value a bit.
Those core 2 quads are such great overclockers. My friend still have his q6600 overclocked to 3.6 and sees no need to upgrade to something better. He just upgraded his gpu to a amd 7870.
 

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@ yotano211 and MadShot- your cruncher's shi... booty... um...stuff is on its way. Check your PM's for shipping info ;)

@Brandon- PM me your address so I can get that 790GX mobo over to you to try out on your crunching rig (can mail tomorrow if I get the info today) :cool:
 
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@ yotano211 and MadShot- your cruncher's shi... booty... um...stuff is on its way. Check your PM's for shipping info ;)

@Brandon- PM me your address so I can get that 790GX mobo over to you to try out on your crunching rig (can mail tomorrow if I get the info today) :cool:
Thanks man :toast:
 

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Does anyone have a spare intel t8100 or t8300 cpu lying around. I am trying to upgrade a friends computer who also crunches on 1 core but he has a slow processor, Pentium class.
I only have a T7250
 
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All credit goes to Xazax for the find! Three days left. CoolIt ECO II Liquid Cooler (apparently the same thing as a H60) at TigerDirect for $10 after MIR (normally $20) with $5 shipping for one and up to $8 shipping for three.

Can't find any information on what mounts it is compatible with, but it looks like 775. Also important to note that it's been reported that it does not come with a fan, but I'm sure most everyone has a 120mm fan laying around these days.

Edit: Found what looks to be the correct datasheet which implies that AM2/AM3, LGA1366, LGA1155, and LGA2011 support seem to be "standard".

MIR is good for up to 3 coolers.

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Looks like reviews on Tiger aren't generally favorable (no fan, mediocre packaging, etc), so they're probably trying to offload it. Hard to find the cooler anywhere else. Found a discussion over on Overclock where people seem to say it's similar to high end air cooling.

Thoughts?
 
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I picked one up for shits & giggles
 
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I picked one up for shits & giggles
That's what I was thinking too. Shouldn't be hard to craigslist it for most, if not all, my money back.
 
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Am I insane? Microsoft, they're like the largest software company in the World, right?

Why then...IDK, they talk about this 8.1 preview as being a snapshot of the real thing to come later in the year.

So, now it is out, this 'snapshot'. Take a look at what this 'snapshot' is!

If those, currently, 36 pages of problem posts don't paint the picture for you, the answer is this:

WTF? Microsoft? Is that synonymous with tiny soft headed millionaire suits conning us all with, 'This is better than That?'

This guinea pig is not happy, not at all happy with Microsoft, right now.
8.1, so far, is a bust. :mad:
 

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Am I insane? Microsoft, they're like the largest software company in the World, right?

Why then...IDK, they talk about this 8.1 preview as being a snapshot of the real thing to come later in the year.

So, now it is out, this 'snapshot'. Take a look at what this 'snapshot' is!

If those, currently, 36 pages of problem posts don't paint the picture for you, the answer is this:

WTF? Microsoft? Is that synonymous with tiny soft headed millionaire suits conning us all with, 'This is better than That?'

This guinea pig is not happy, not at all happy with Microsoft, right now.
8.1, so far, is a bust. :mad:
Too impossible to beta test everything internally, so they have to send it out as preview. That's why you never install on a critical machine (only on test equipment/environment).
 

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Hey Brandon- the 790GX board is on its way.

Check your PM's for tracking info :)
 

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Can anyone help me source a really cheap S1156 mobo?
 
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Can anyone help me source a really cheap S1156 mobo?
Geeks.com usually seems to be the "stupid inexpensive" answer. I remember my dad picking up an E-Machine with, I believe, a P3 Celeron for ridiculously cheap back in the day.

Anyways, I found this.
 

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Geeks.com usually seems to be the "stupid inexpensive" answer. I remember my dad picking up an E-Machine with, I believe, a P3 Celeron for ridiculously cheap back in the day.

Anyways, I found this.
Thanks - I believe that's the same one Norton sent me. If anyone finds something a little bit cheaper, let me know. If only I had a few more bucks in my paypal (or someone bought the dual Xeon rig I have) I could afford to keep my 2600K and put it up as a cruncher.
 

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Motherboard X370 Taichi/ ASUS R3E/Asus P8P67 Pro/P9X79 Pro/EVGA X58 SLI 3/SuperMicro 4P
Cooling NH-D14/Phanteks/NH-U14S/H70/DeepCool/CM 212+ (x4)/NH-U14S/CM212
Memory 16GB GSkill TridentZ-3200 (1700X), 16GB GSkill FlareX-2400 (1600X),... various...., 4P- 16x1GB
Video Card(s) RX 580/HD 4670/HD 7770/HD 7770/HD 7770/onboard/HD 7770/onboard
Storage WD 500GB SSD/Seagate 2TB SSHD, everything else is Western Digital (mostly)
Display(s) Dell U2414H & 2409W / Dell 2208WFP (shared)
Case Silverstone FT01B/Source 530/Corsair 230T/Define XL R2/Silverstone FT05/Define R4/custom
Audio Device(s) on board (All)
Power Supply Corsair HX850/TX650/CS650M/X Gold 750/EVGA P2 850/X Gold 1050/HX650
Mouse Logitech G300s
Keyboard Thermaltake Challenger Prime (Great for $30!!!)
Software Win 7 Home 64 (Win 10 Pro 64)/Win Pro 64 or Ubuntu 12.04 LTS/14.04 LTS/17.04
Benchmark Scores Why sit on the Bench when you can get in the game and Crunch!!!
Thanks - I believe that's the same one Norton sent me. If anyone finds something a little bit cheaper, let me know. If only I had a few more bucks in my paypal (or someone bought the dual Xeon rig I have) I could afford to keep my 2600K and put it up as a cruncher.
Start a WTB thread over in the B/S/T section... there may be a few folks there that have something cheap for you as they move on to the new sockets ;)
 

[Ion]

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System Name Niedersachsen / Ribe / Minsk
Processor i3 3240 / i7-3520M / 4x Opteron 6376 @ 2.86GHz
Motherboard BIOSTAR H61M / HP Q77 / Supermicro H8QG7
Cooling Stock / Stock / 4x 1U G34
Memory 1x8GB / 2x4GB / 4x4GB
Video Card(s) GTX260 / Intel HD 4000 / nVidia GT310
Storage 80GB Intel SSD / 256GB Intel SSD / 2x 60GB SSD (RAID1)
Display(s) Dell 3007 + HP 2245w / 12.1" 1366x768 / None
Case Antec NSK3480 / HP / Supermicro 1U
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Enermax 500W / HP 130W / Supermicro Gold 1400W
Keyboard IBM Model M
Software Windows 7 (Niedersachsen/Ribe) / Linux Mint 17.2 (Minsk)
Thanks - I believe that's the same one Norton sent me. If anyone finds something a little bit cheaper, let me know. If only I had a few more bucks in my paypal (or someone bought the dual Xeon rig I have) I could afford to keep my 2600K and put it up as a cruncher.
Well, if you end up selling the 2600k... ;)
 

t_ski

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System Name My i7 Beast
Processor Intel Core i7 6800K
Motherboard Asus X99-A II
Cooling Nickel-plated EK Supremacy EVO, D5 with XSPC Bayres & BIX Quad Radiator
Memory 4 x 8GB EVGA SuperSC DDR4-3200
Video Card(s) EVGA 1080 SuperClocked
Storage Samsung 950 Pro 256GB m.2 SSD + 480GB Sandisk storage SSD
Display(s) Three Asus 24" VW246H LCD's
Case Silverstone TJ07
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX1200
Keyboard Corsair K95
Software Windows 10 x64 Pro
Well, if you end up selling the 2600k... ;)
I have one cruncher here that it was offered to. If he doesn't buy it I'm going to keep it ;)