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Don't waste your money on clips, go with zipties! I have 3 TRUE's all with zipties for fan mounts. :D
Thanks! Can you show some pics? :D
Megashadow :respect:

The Mega Shadow comes with clips for push and pull bro.
Megashadow or Megahalem? :confused: I hear that the Megashadow just looks better and doesn't really cool any better? True bro?
 
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I was curious about the different averages I would have for the 4 different rigs I have crunching. So here they are:
i7 Main rig (In System Specs):
13 day average = 4,340
i7-2:
13 day average = 4,268
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Thanks! Can you show some pics? :D


Megashadow or Megahalem? :confused: I hear that the Megashadow just looks better and doesn't really cool any better? True bro?
I think it's supposed to cool slightly better due to some coating it has. I have the megashadow. The megahalem should also come with clips for push and pull.
 

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Thanks! Can you show some pics? :D


Megashadow or Megahalem? :confused: I hear that the Megashadow just looks better and doesn't really cool any better? True bro?
It's a different color and it comes with a second set of fan clips. That's the only thing I could see different. I've got Mega's and my buddy has a Shadow, and the both seem to keep these i7 chips at about the same temps.
 

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It's a different color and it comes with a second set of fan clips. That's the only thing I could see different. I've got Mega's and my buddy has a Shadow, and the both seem to keep these i7 chips at about the same temps.
This is the difference I was talking about, but it has nothing to do with temps. I was confused for some reason :(

Black nickel plated to preserve top quality.
 

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This is the difference I was talking about, but it has nothing to do with temps. I was confused for some reason :(

Black nickel plated to preserve top quality.
Yeah. honestly, the nickel plating looks really nice, and after you buy an extra set of fan clips for the Mega, the price b/t the 2 is minimal.
 

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Only reason I got the shadow was for my build in the Element S case. But I do agree the nickel plating does look great as well.
 
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Awesome :toast: thanks a lot bro :)
 

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Just got my two work computers on the crunching band wagon! an athlon 64 3200+ and an amd semptron 2600+ :D
not much PPD but any bit helps :toast: thanks for adding more rigs to the team and the cause.
 

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Well said Tim! Any help is appreciated :toast:
 

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How big a drop in PPD will I see going from a 965BE @ stock to a Athlon X4 630 @ stock?
 

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How big a drop in PPD will I see going from a 965BE @ stock to a Athlon X4 630 @ stock?
too lazy to look them up. What are the stock speeds?
 

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around that seems right. Give or Take.
nice that someone agrees :toast:

I got good news. On Wednesday i should be getting alot of shiz if i have time before i leave for newyears(i know leaving alittle early but want to hang with some friends too) i plan to get another rig setup and the PSUs switched out.. i hope UPS gets here around 12ish like they are good at...but with my luck they won't get here before i leave :banghead:
 

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nice that someone agrees :toast:

I got good news. On Wednesday i should be getting alot of shiz if i have time before i leave for newyears(i know leaving alittle early but want to hang with some friends too) i plan to get another rig setup and the PSUs switched out.. i hope UPS gets here around 12ish like they are good at...but with my luck they won't get here before i leave :banghead:
Hope they do bro, good luck and keep us posted on the progress :D
 

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Well folks,

I got home to find my i7 at boot screen. Power outage again.
 
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I placed an order the other day for an Intel Q8400 system to have as a full-time cruncher, but paypal payment seems to have failed (will know tomorrow for sure).

In the event I need to place another order, can someone tell me which of these bundles would give the highest PPD @stock speed for under £250?
 

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I placed an order the other day for an Intel Q8400 system to have as a full-time cruncher, but paypal payment seems to have failed (will know tomorrow for sure).

In the event I need to place another order, can someone tell me which of these bundles would give the highest PPD @stock speed for under £250?
Definitely betweent he X4 and the Q8300. The AMD comes at 100 MHz faster. I say since speed is what counts in WCG, maybe the AMD might have a slight edge in PPD.
 
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I'm a little inclined towards the Intels because I have my old TRUE with the 775 fittings, so could have as an open air. What PPD should I expect from them? 900?