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Here's pics!!!

Any Suggestions??? i5 750@3.6, EVGA P55 LE, G.Skill Ripsaw 1600MHZ, 2xWestern Digital 500Gig HDD Raid - 0, Diamond ATI HD 5870 @900/1300, Corsair 750TX PSU, CM Hyper 212+ HSF, CM Sniper Case Black Edition......















 

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What do you want suggestons on? I don't understand.

My only suggestion is to OC past 4.0. :laugh:
 

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What do you want suggestons on? I don't understand.
I agree, what exactly do we suggest?

It looks like a really good rig

Go with watercooling i guess.
 
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I don't know any suggestions :) I know that is very vague. Other than that I wanted to show it off. I was thinking about going over 4GHZ OC but I have that Foxconn socket waiting awhile to see how it works at a lower level.

But as far as suggestion go.... things like add the window side panel? Or next hard ware move things like that LOL I should of been better with what I was trying to say.
 
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what is your OC and what are your linpack temps? Clean build
 
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3.6 @ 180x20
Prime95 12 hours CPU: 51C (Load) Vreg: 40C Sytem: 21C
Intel Burn test 25 runs High setting CPU: 53C (Load) Vreg: 41C Sytem: 21C
Idel Temp (23C CPU)(31C Vreg)(18C system)

QPI Freq: 4.27GTs
Vcore: 1.2625v
DIMM: Voltage 1.50v
CPU VTT: 1.100v (in system shows between 1.41 to 1.5 depending on load)
CPU PLL: 1.8v
PCH: 1.050v
MCH: Auto
VDroop: Without VDroop

RAM Timings 9-9-9-24 Cmd 1T
RMA Multi: (2:8) on standard RAM settings

I know with these temps I could go a lot higher. I want too that is for sure. :)
 
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3.6 @ 180x20
Prime95 12 hours CPU: 51C (Load) Vreg: 40C Sytem: 21C
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VDroop Without
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Vcore 1.2625v
DIMM Voltage 1.50v
CPU VTT 1.100v (in system shows between 1.41 to 1.5 depending on load)
CPU PLL 1.8v
PCH 1.050v

RAM Timings 9-9-9-24 Cmd 1T

I know with these temps I could go a lot higher. I want too that is for sure. :)
very nice! Yeah my temps at 4.0 under water hit just under 70C at 4.0 1.30v and 75C at 4.2 1.36. Jut wanted a comparison to someone else with the i5.

I decided to keep it at 4.0 just because at 4.2 C-states do not work bc i have to use the 21x multi.
 
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very nice! Yeah my temps at 4.0 under water hit just under 70C at 4.0 1.30v and 75C at 4.2 1.36. Jut wanted a comparison to someone else with the i5.

I decided to keep it at 4.0 just because at 4.2 C-states do not work bc i have to use the 21x multi.
Very nice bud wtg on your 4GHZ mark.
That's were I want to get too but I have that Foxconn socket. Now a lot of people told me not to worry. But I am naturally a worrier. So I am seeing what it does here for awhile first but then I will bump it up. Possibly even go for my first water system.
EVGA said that Foxconn has fixed the problem since and it was only a hand full of sockets.... but even though they are EVGA I'm sure they still have sales first in mind and would say anything to keep things calm:)

So I think I definitely have a 4GHZ chip here but we will have too wait and see :)
 
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Suggestions? Start folding:slap:
 

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Suggestions? Start folding:slap:
On a 5870? Not worth it. Perhaps on the CPU. Start gaming! I'm just wondering why the switch to Intel from an AMD rig without stating the obvious reasons.
 
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I know, I meant CPU since its OC was highlighted by you.
 

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Suggestions? Start folding
Okay well I understand Folding is stringing computers together for huge computational needs but..... besides being nice for others I never understood the befits for the person doing it..... Maybe I don't fully understand folding???? Plus I also heard on a 5870 it doesn't do well???

On a 5870? Not worth it. Perhaps on the CPU. Start gaming!
Already rolling with that bud! Plus Benching..... New Benches Preliminary not done yet..... Highest Futuremark score...... P17793
 
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Okay well I understand Folding is stringing computers together for huge computational needs but..... besides being nice for others I never understood the befits for the person doing it..... Maybe I don't fully understand folding???? Plus I also heard on a 5870 it doesn't do well???
Folding is volunteer work- people do it for a variety of reasons. BOINC will probably give you more choices for a cause.
Also, get a SSD.
 
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Thanks for all of your opinions..... I just wanted to show off I went back in today and did way better Cable Management. Let me know if you think it looks better.... if you like:)













I also Dusted it out a little too! :rockout:
 

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Defo looks better! ;) Especially with the sata cables dissaprearing!