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cheesy, could you update the OP pleasy? I just re-read the thread and spotted that a GTS250 was donated but the 8400GS is still in the OP. And any other updates you think should go in there too please :toast:

Also, only just noticed that EiSFX donated a monitor and shipped it all the way from Canada :respect:
Kudos to all of the overseas donators, all willing to bear the brunt of shipping. Much love here peeps
 
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cheesy, could you update the OP pleasy? I just re-read the thread and spotted that a GTS250 was donated but the 8400GS is still in the OP. And any other updates you think should go in there too please :toast:

Also, only just noticed that EiSFX donated a monitor and shipped it all the way from Canada :respect:
Kudos to all of the overseas donators, all willing to bear the brunt of shipping. Much love here peeps
No monitor was donated, I think it worked out too much on shipping
 
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cheesy, could you update the OP pleasy? I just re-read the thread and spotted that a GTS250 was donated but the 8400GS is still in the OP. And any other updates you think should go in there too please :toast:

Also, only just noticed that EiSFX donated a monitor and shipped it all the way from Canada :respect:
Kudos to all of the overseas donators, all willing to bear the brunt of shipping. Much love here peeps
Is it ok If I wait till tommorow to update the post? as trying to format things beyond basic punctuation is a nightmare on my phone
 
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No monitor was donated, I think it worked out too much on shipping
Aw man, well, still kudos for the offer EiSFX :toast:
Can you PM cheesy with an updated list of the parts donated and the donators please? Or just anything that differs from the OP actually, that'll do.

Is it ok If I wait till tommorow to update the post? as trying to format things beyond basic punctuation is a nightmare on my phone
No worries man :toast:
 
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Aw man, well, still kudos for the offer EiSFX :toast:
Can you PM cheesy with an updated list of the parts donated and the donators please? Or just anything that differs from the OP actually, that'll do.



No worries man :toast:
omg whats your avatar? looks well familiar, some UK 80's kids show by any chance?
 
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Well not much to report as you see the rig is all done, installed Win7 on it last week and everything seems to run as it should, the only thing left to do is to drop it off, been bogged down with work and being poor lately so hoping to go up in a week or 2 and will get some pics/video of the handover. Thanks for your patience everyone and more importantly for your generousity to all who have donated.

Now, the question is, do I OC the Q6600 or not? I think it wouldn't be a fitting tribute unless I did.

Also I am so pleased with how well the components all compliment each other, has a sick black theme going on, a rig I would be proud of if it was my own :toast:

This is TPU :nutkick:
You is da awesome! :rockout: :respect:

Should you overclock the Q6600? Dude, do you even have to ask...:shadedshu lol

The only thing that I recommend you be careful with the overclock is to err on the side of total long term stability, since you are donating the rig. It's not very nice for the recipient if it crashes every week or two, or does strange things, like overclocks can cause.

First off, make sure it's Prime95 stable at stock speed. There are other demanding apps for you to subject it to, but I can't remember what they are. Once you're satisfied that it's stable, then overclock it until it becomes unstable and/or starts to overheat and then back off some. Even if you only have a 10% overclock, it's still worthy of being classed as 'overclocked', so no need to go all out on spending time and effort on it.

If you need any overclocking advice, you're in the right place! :toast:

EDIT

I'm really proud to have a link to this thread in my sig and it's nice to see scammy do the same. I have changed my sig quite a few times now, but this link always comes back. I'll keep it there until at least the rig is donated and it's all done and dusted, if not longer.

What an awesome tribute to MKMods! :rockout::rockout:
 
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or put it at 3000mhz with a slight voltage bump, it will be fine...
 
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i've updated the OP to the best of my abilities but i don't fully know whats happening with the rig so if i've made a mistake or something needs adding please PM me as soon as possible

who donated the GTS 250?
 
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i've updated the OP to the best of my abilities but i don't fully know whats happening with the rig so if i've made a mistake or something needs adding please PM me as soon as possible
who donated the GTS 250?
Wasn't it NdMk? I thought it might have been anyway???
 
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Well being as this monster has 8gb reapers and a q6600 on the awesome P5Q-Pro, I couldn't let the 8400gs sit in there looking rather tiny in comparison to the rest of the parts so I managed to scoop a nice Asus Batman AA edition GTS 250, so thank you Sasqui.
Maybe it was Sasqui. Man I gotta follow this thread more!!
 
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Maybe it was Sasqui. Man I gotta follow this thread more!!
i think sasqui donated £50 that he used to buy the GTS 250, i'm not really sure
 
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i think sasqui donated £50 that he used to buy the GTS 250, i'm not really sure
$50 which equates to £30 and thats how much the 250 cost, not too bad imo :toast:

or put it at 3000mhz with a slight voltage bump, it will be fine...
This is what I am doing, I would shoot for 3.6 if it was for myself but a q6600 at 3ghz is sufficint for most.

Qubit, I think I'll be ok overclocking lol remember taking my E7300 to 4.2ghz on a P5Q-Pro, happy days :D
 
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OP Updated , finally have enough time in front of a (working) computer this week to do that, Any news NDMK?
 
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Hey peeps, Israar asked me to let you know, he hasn't done one or anything, he's just moved house and getting the 'net set up. He'll be back on soon.

Is there anything else still needed??
Thanks, I think most of the stuff is covered, but if you've got any bling like a RAM fan or lights I think they might go down well :toast:
 
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I have a fan that came with my Patriot ram but I dont know if that will connect up correctly as I'm not 100% certain of the specs your building!

I could see if I can find a Corsair memory flow thing... I'm sure someone I know might have one of those!! I dont tend to go for lights.... :(
 
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The specs so far are in the OP, here's some photo's of the rig built (looking at the RAM, I don't think a fan will fit actually :():

If you have a look in your bits-and-bobs box (we've all got one lol), you might find something useful. One thing that springs to mind is anything that will help with cable management as the case isn't great for that.

NdMk2010 should be here soon, I know he's working a ton so I think he's only doing this on the weekends. Thanks again for your offer and thanks in advance for your donation :toast: It's much appreciated.
 
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Benchmark Scores It boots whilst im still young so im pleased with that.
WHAT!?!?!? i cannot believe this he's passed away? When!!!!?????

Ive been away for quite a few months this is the first id heard.

When i was new here he offered me so much help with my silly little questions this is quite a shock.
Goin to miss his brilliant mods, the original lego case :cry:
 

qubit

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Yeah, his passing was very sad. I never knew him, but his reputation here was legendary. :respect:

I'm surprised you didn't see this thread from my sig previously - a great big linky has been there for ages, lol. :)