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So is there anything you can use now to get high completion points or is it just the more processors the merrier?
Nope, just more GHz and more cores (and maybe a data center or two).
 

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No disrepect, but we should take this back to the WCG thread before the Hammer comes down on us :fear:

You're welcome to jump in and ask questions there @ALMOSTunseen, but we're sure to be reprimanded in this thread :)
 
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I got some colour changers for my keyboard, the Yellow ones don't seem as bright so i'll just use the Orange and Green ones when i decide what layout to have.
 

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@dumo GENE and HERO have same VRM? Like past gen? I have one more board to test then HERO next for me, pretty eager to since it looks pretty good.

Do you know if OC Panel need firmware update, or just works?
 
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YeeHaaw! Ok, time to reveal my real name finally. My name is Arijit.







It has got a mini PCIE slot as well. :) Stay tuned for the review. Will take some time. Semester exams starting from 29th this month. Ending on June 10th.
 
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I may have gone a bit mental with the colour changers. :)
 
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Figured I'd repaste my 7770 while it's sitting out on my desk. Despite being only 4 screws, the cooler was a PITA to get back on :(


Wow now that's creative thinking right there:toast:
 
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Not just SAS, 12Gb/s SAS. First one in the world at that :)
 

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Not just SAS, 12Gb/s SAS. First one in the world at that :)
Meh. Mechanicals. Great for servers, I guess. BF4 load times have made me prejudiced. :roll:

nevermind needing the right board...etc...

Still schmexy though. I need at least that capacity for STEAM games. :p

How about a BLACK EDITION board that's not 100% black? :roll:

 
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For speed I use Samsung XP941's
 
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Is it me or do the new line up of Z97 motherboards look empty? (apart from that Giga BE)

Cant wait to see some extreme OC editions, rather than the gaming line ups!
 
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Meh. Mechanicals. Great for servers, I guess. BF4 load times have made me prejudiced. :roll:

nevermind needing the right board...etc...

Still schmexy though. I need at least that capacity for STEAM games. :p

How about a BLACK EDITION board that's not 100% black? :roll:

wouldn't it be more correct calling this "Red Edition" when we talk about the heat sinks and not "Black Edition" ? :laugh:
 
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So does that Black edition not have a M2 SSD slot?
 

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So does that Black edition not have a M2 SSD slot?
Is that one next to the 24 pin power below the USB 3.0? If not, it would seem it doesn't.