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  1. LegendofMadness

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    Hit the jackpot!

    So, today I got a call from a mate who knew I was after old hardware. I later arrive home with these goodies for FREE! :respect:

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    A brand new 4670 Powercolour AGP, ASUS 9800XT 256MB, A Volt moded Abit IC7-MAX3, and a 3Ghz 1mb Pentium 4 chip with a copper thermaltake cooler :rockout:

    I will also be getting 4GB of DDR-1 500 Ram from him, and a Foxconn Socket 775 Blackops motherboard from him.

    Very good day I had.
     
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  2. TRWOV

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    Didn't know that Powercolor had an AGP 4670. I have the HIS version oced to 825/1100
     
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  3. LegendofMadness

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    I never knew they had one also, I have the HIS 4670 also, before I killed the poor thing. Now that I got my hands on a new 4670 I wonder if I should build up up a system with the 4coredual-vsta board i've got? Or go get a AM2NF3-VSTA?

    I now got 2 IC7-MAX3s, I wonder if I should just run the 3850 in one and the 4670 in the other. For now i'll whack the 4670 in my Dual P3.

    I'll get some pictures later on for you guys :)
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    Because that won't bottleneck it at all, lol.
    Joking aside, that's a nice collection of AGP cards you have.
     
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  5. LegendofMadness

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    So here is my P4 system, I also have another IC7-MAX3 that has been VDimm voltmodded. Once I get my hands on proper ram aka DDR-500 I will push the CPU to 4ghz If I can.

    I also hit a Crazy OC on the 3850, I now need more volts!!. MW2 runs at 60FPS @ 1080p Maxed settings with 2x Antilasing.

    Enjoy!

    Pentium 4 3 Ghz 1MB @ 3.4GHZ
    ABIT IC7-MAX3
    HIS 3850AGP (DirectCU Cooled)
    3GB DDR400 Ram
    250GB WD HDD
    Antec 550watt
    Zalman Reserator 1 with Alloy Rad

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    I really need to get my hands on a good HDD or SSD...


    And also here is my P3 Build, I swear it destroys my P4 sometimes.. I will get around to benchmarking both soon!

    Dual Pentium 3 1.4ghz
    CUV4X-DLS
    PowerColour 4670 AGP
    4GB PC-133 Ram
    Dual Samsung 40GB Spinpoint ATA 133 7200Rpm
    Yamaha Soundcard

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  6. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    I always loved the Reserators. Too bad back when they were prevalent I didn't have the cash for one and nowadays TDP is so high it wouldn't be effective.
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I'm looking for a socket 939 athlon64 x2 cpu and some DDR1 ram if anyone in the uk has any for free or for small fee. PM me if you have any.

    Thx guys
     
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    I got the Reserator from a local seller for $35 with all the clamps, mountings, etc. It has insane build quality, I wonder why it was so expensive in the day.

    Biggest issue with them was the poor flowing pump and poor waterblocks.

    I was tempted to rebuild it with a EK block, thick tubing, massive pump, and a tube to get the water up to the top of the tank. It should handle a 3770k pretty well. This Pentium 4 puts out around 110watt tdp with its OC.

    I wish there was an all copper Reserator :(
     
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    Your pics prompted me to pickup the parts I need to finish my AGP rigs. I still need a black IDE and floppy cable for my Octanux and the phenomenal and scraps builds need some pimping too.
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    I don't suppose that P4 is a Prescott?
     
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    Yep the fire breathing Prescott, But it's lapped.

    It Idles at 35 - 50c depending on what it's doing, I'm starting to think it's just maxed at 100% usage all the time due to Windows 7 and all the eye candy. Oh well i've seen other Prescott's do 100c lol
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Here's my current kinda nostalgic rig, So all you guys with nice rigs, pity poor tom<--"blackadder" btw.

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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I went through some hard times, after splitting up with my GF I was with for 7yrs, was homeless for a while :'( But I have a flat now so things are looking up.

    This is why I am trying to beg or buy for pennies a A64 x2 chip and a couple of gb of DDR1.

    And it does game but not very well really.

    tigger
     
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    Can it play cry...Ah, never mind.
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    No lol it can't:cry:
     
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    Hi, just an old HDD ;)

    Hi, thought I would join the party!:toast:

    Heres an old Shugart 1002 HDD from my Wang 2200.
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    5 Megabyte... 16.5 lbs... monster. more to come
    fungi
     
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    The old Wang 2200 .. :p nice

    I have no idea?
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    With the advent of modern PC's, the worlds power consumption must have halved.

    That is a big ass HDD.
     
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    There were a lot less computers then, though.
     
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    R.I.P. Orchid
     
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    Sitting in my office... notice there is one single external connector! It's a PS1 keyboard port. Most (or all?) mice came with an internal card to connect.

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    486 DX-33 Chip No CPU cooler required! :laugh:

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    SIS chipset and Award BIOS ... (c) 1994.

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    Phone pics aren't the greatest..
    Now I need to scrounge out my original Ad Lib sound card and 386/25 CPU
     
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