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    My New Rig (at last)

    FINALLY! i have upgraded my pc, its been two years since i bought my XP1700+, which i ran at 2.3 for over 20 months (<3 AMD), but 70degree temps on fullload when my aero7 spinning fast enough to lift a 747 off the tarmac really "grinds my gears". So i finally bought the following :

    Old :
    NF7-S v2.0
    XP1700+ JIUHB

    New :
    Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra 939
    Opteron 146 CABNE 0545

    Still only got 2x256 Corsair XMS3500 rev1.1 though, so thats next on the list, aswell as replacing my 9800.

    without too much messing got 2.8 out of the CPU at 1.4v which im happy about, would like some better ram before i try for 3 though.

    Gamertag - Russonf (xbox and ps3)

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    Sweet mate NIce OC esp on those volts

    Now ya need some Ballistix 2gb (2 x 1gb) and a nice G70 or x1800
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      • Graphics card(s):
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      • iMac
      • Operating System:
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      • 27" iMac
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      • 2mb(on a good day)
    Cheers matey.

    Yep RAM is deffo next, 512 + bf2 is awful, but it plays so much smoother now then it did on my athlon, its impossible to describe.
    Gamertag - Russonf (xbox and ps3)

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    Good results there. I couldn't decide between the Opteron and the X2........

    What cooling are you using currently?

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    • Russ's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
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      • Memory:
      • 2x2GB
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    Akasa AK-862

    Gamertag - Russonf (xbox and ps3)

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    • Russ's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Apple Logic Board
      • CPU:
      • Core i5 2.8GHZ 8MB Cache
      • Memory:
      • 2x2GB
      • Storage:
      • 1TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • ATI 5750
      • Case:
      • iMac
      • Operating System:
      • Mac OS X Snow Leopard
      • Monitor(s):
      • 27" iMac
      • Internet:
      • 2mb(on a good day)
    has anybody got any recomendations for RAM by the way? would prefer 2x512, and something that clocks well.
    Gamertag - Russonf (xbox and ps3)

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    GeiL ONE clocks well.

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    Get some 2GB of you can buget it, just wish i got mine for christmas but bloody PCMU managed to post it a day too late for christmas (it was being RMAd) apparently they had a "new account system just been implemented"
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    • Russ's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • Core i5 2.8GHZ 8MB Cache
      • Memory:
      • 2x2GB
      • Storage:
      • 1TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • ATI 5750
      • Case:
      • iMac
      • Operating System:
      • Mac OS X Snow Leopard
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      • 27" iMac
      • Internet:
      • 2mb(on a good day)
    well i'd get 2x512 then 2x512 again at a later date nvening
    Gamertag - Russonf (xbox and ps3)

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    running 4 sticks will force 2T cmd... but unless u fancy benchies.. 2T and 1T difference is bollocks anyways..
    Me want Ultrabook


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