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That sidepanel fan is useless man, would of been better upgrading front intakes with the money : ]

If sidepanel fans are used the smaller ones are better as it causes less turbulence etc in system.


I would suggest at least changing the big fan to a couple of 120s instead : ] they'll push more air anyways at higher pressure too.

( two average cfm 120s tend to out do most big fans surprisingly, with the best 200mm+ fan I've seen only pushing 130 cfm)
 

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well with the side panel off, the temp was around 40 deg. with the new side panel on with fan its 36deg.

I like the temp drop + the red LED fan
 

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Mine is done, but can't get windows to install :(



Im working on it, Need to install windows, can't get it going :(

install windows........NOW!!!!! then bench
 

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well with the side panel off, the temp was around 40 deg. with the new side panel on with fan its 36deg.

I like the temp drop + the red LED fan


You know you wanna do this to it

 

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Can't get W7 to go, says something about a missing CD/DVD Drive driver or some s**t!
LOL? ive herd this problem was going around. what board do you have?
 

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haha you're right, i'll go down and bitch slap you in da face, :roll:

yeah its hard, i've got the SLI LE and some memory on its way, god its annoying when you have to wait for 1 part
I know your pain i had to wait about a week for my i7 after i had everything else for it :banghead: I could have drove 30miles to MC and grabbed me one but didn't

LOL? ive herd this problem was going around. what board do you have?
Install if from a flash drive here is a great progy that will make the flashdrive bootable and put all the files on it that you need.(still have to have the DVD so it can copy from it)
http://download.cnet.com/Windows-7-USB-DVD-Download-Tool/3000-18513_4-10972600.html
 

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Can't get W7 to go, says something about a missing CD/DVD Drive driver or some s**t!
I actually had a similar problem during my build.

I couldn't get Windows 7 to install because it wasn't recognizing my DVD ROM drive. So i went into BIOS and had to Enable everything for the Jmicron and ide controller stuff and it saw it and worked.
 

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I actually had a similar problem during my build.

I couldn't get Windows 7 to install because it wasn't recognizing my DVD ROM drive. So i went into BIOS and had to Enable everything for the Jmicron and ide controller stuff and it saw it and worked.
I didn't have that problem with mine and mine uses the Jmicron but i think it worked fine for me because i used the Flash drive. But XP 64bit installed fine from the CD
 

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LOL? ive herd this problem was going around. what board do you have?

I actually had a similar problem during my build.

I couldn't get Windows 7 to install because it wasn't recognizing my DVD ROM drive. So i went into BIOS and had to Enable everything for the Jmicron and ide controller stuff and it saw it and worked.
Yeah, I think I found the fix though, we'll see shortly.
It's on the EVGA 3X SLI X58 board.
I didn't have that problem with mine and mine uses the Jmicron but i think it worked fine for me because i used the Flash drive. But XP 64bit installed fine from the CD
That's why. Although I didn't have this issue when installing RC1 :confused:
 

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so you got it to install now CP?
 

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oh ok. hope you get it installed. did you see my side panel?
 

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oh ok. hope you get it installed. did you see my side panel?
Yeah man looks great bro. Sorry I didn't comment, getting really frustrated with this install problem :banghead:
 

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yea i would be too! i also got frustrated when i was installing XP onto my HTPC. It would install the base files after formatting the hard drive partition but when it went to restart, it would say "NTLDR is missing or corrupt" I finally figured out that my IDE cable was on backwards :) i should have checked the small things
 

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yea i would be too! i also got frustrated when i was installing XP onto my HTPC. It would install the base files after formatting the hard drive partition but when it went to restart, it would say "NTLDR is missing or corrupt" I finally figured out that my IDE cable was on backwards :) i should have checked the small things
This seems to be a SATA ACHI issue. I however tried setting it to IDE which fixed it for most people but it didn't for me. Trying from a USB Drive now.

Hit me up on AIM, we are seriously derailing this thread.
 

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Just OC'd my i7 920:

Keep in mind im using the stock fan, but with MX-3 paste.



Only problem is i can't activate Windows, it's because my copy of Windows 7 is meant as an ''upgrade'' from Vista or XP, but instead i'm installing it on a fresh HDD, so the product key doesn't work.:((maybe someone can drop me a PM on how they got passed this)
 

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Just OC'd my i7 920:

Keep in mind im using the stock fan, but with MX-3 paste.

http://img.techpowerup.org/100220/Capture.png

Only problem is i can't activate Windows, it's because my copy of Windows 7 is meant as an ''upgrade'' from Vista or XP, but instead i'm installing it on a fresh HDD, so the product key doesn't work.:((maybe someone can drop me a PM on how they got passed this)
Dude, you can drop the voltage on that thing massively. That'll help a lot with temps.
 

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HMM thats doesnt seem right CD cause i bought the Windows Home premium upgrade from MMSDA for the school discount and i install it on a formatted hard drive and it has activated a couple of times with not previous OS so there must be something wrong

Oh yes as Chicken Patty said, lower the voltage on that. Mine will do 4ghz @ 1.25V and 4.1 @ 1.275V
 
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CDdude55, I found the last few BIOS updates from EVGA to be messing with my overclocks. BIOS-wise I've pretty much tested them all with few exceptions and I found the old SZ2C from April of 2009 to be the most stable while offering great overclocks. The last few BIOS releases have been found to cause all sorts of issues, especially if you are running a RAID setup via ICH10R (from my experience at least).

Latest BIOS releases have some supposedly neat features but for overall balance between stability and max overclock, SZ2C is a good choice. You can keep it mind once you are done with the extreme-overclocking side of things and want to settle on a 24/7 overclock.
 

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Dude, you can drop the voltage on that thing massively. That'll help a lot with temps.
Agreed drop the voltage my C1 doesn't even need that much voltage

also what are your temps?
 
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yea i would be too! i also got frustrated when i was installing XP onto my HTPC. It would install the base files after formatting the hard drive partition but when it went to restart, it would say "NTLDR is missing or corrupt" I finally figured out that my IDE cable was on backwards :) i should have checked the small things
lol? those cables have a little notch, so that this cant happen normally :D
did you applied it by force?:eek:
 
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Case whats that, oh my table
Audio Device(s) stock onboard thing
Power Supply HX850W
Software 7
oh boy oh boy oh oby

i have those goodies here on its way

EVGA SLI LE 180$

3x1 Corsair XMS3 1333 mhz 50$

and tadaaaa, a Xeon W3540 DO for 280$
 
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oh boy oh boy oh oby

i have those goodies here on its way

EVGA SLI LE 180$

3x1 Corsair XMS3 1333 mhz 50$

and tadaaaa, a Xeon W3540 DO for 280$
Awesome Don, you better post them pics :D