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    rampage ii extreme build

    looking at upgrading the q6600 and striker extreme as there both a bit long in the tooth now, i have been looking at the rampage 2 extreme and the i7 920 to go in it with full water cooling on the board and cpu.

    toss in a 6gb corsair dominator 1600mhz kit and i should be good to go ?


    anyone got a reason why this combo wont work and overclock its arse off with a bit of trial and error ?

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    Should work fine, dont see any reason it wouldnt

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build



    I'd be tempted to go with DFi instead though...
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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    That will work fine, although 12GB requires some tinkering with the timings for it to work.

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post


    I'd be tempted to go with DFi instead though...
    Noo, the rampage is good!

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post


    I'd be tempted to go with DFi instead though...

    hate the brand with a passion, and EK dont do custom blocks for the chipset and mofsets like the rather nice full cover sb/nb blocks and mofset blocks

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    hate the brand with a passion, and EK dont do custom blocks for the chipset and mofsets like the rather nice full cover sb/nb blocks and mofset blocks
    That's fair enough then, the rampage 2 is still a great board anyway
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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    Quote Originally Posted by PeterStoba View Post
    That will work fine, although 12GB requires some tinkering with the timings for it to work.



    Noo, the rampage is good!
    sticking with 6gb for now, will cross the 12gb bridge when i need it

    will be dual booting xp 32 bit and win7 until 7 is out of beta so half the time half the ram will be in use anyway lol

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    Yeah, 6GB will be fine for atleast the next year I reckon.

    If you haven't already sorted a block for it, I know somebody who was one for £40, unused, if you want

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    what block ?

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    This one : click

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    yeh thats the one i was going to get, just the bare block then ?

    i am interested in it for £40 inc delivery ?

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    on 2nd thoughts i just found out it does not allow cooling of the dram unit, im going to look into the koolance kit as that cools the dram and you can buy a add on WC block to replace the heatsink and fan as well. look slike im going to have to get a friend to import it for me but it looks like the better option $$$
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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    He sold it anyway, luckily. If you get me a name or model number or the stuff you want and post it on the Chilled PC forum I am sure Tom will get it in for you

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    yeh its worth a try, although i could bypass import fee's if i get my mate to send it over as a gift

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    found the block with add on vtt cooler on a dutch site

    although im trying to find what compression fittings will work with this tygon tubing

    tygon S50HL 1/2 ID, 3/32 wall, 11/16 OD

    or 12.7mm int, 2.4mm wall 17.5mm OD

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    Re: rampage ii extreme build

    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    yeh its worth a try, although i could bypass import fee's if i get my mate to send it over as a gift
    Yes but we wouldn't, would we?


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