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Old 09-11-2012, 01:31 AM   #8761
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Believe me, I've tried. Problem is that temps at stock hit 60C - 65C under load. When I overclock it even modestly, say to 2.8Ghz, temps spike to 80C and keep on going up. Is that typical for the stock cooler?
obviously you must have a good cooler as well. as the stock fan is pretty terrible for overclocking.
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Old 09-11-2012, 02:06 AM   #8762
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Chassis: CoolerMaster CM 690 II Advanced
Motherboard: Gigabyte P55A-UD3 rev 1.0
Processor: Intel i5 750 @ 2.67GHz Overclocked to 4.0GHz
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake.... something.... (I think BigTyp Revo. ? looks like it. Gets the job done)
Graphics Card: Gigabyte GTX 560Ti 1GB OC
RAM: Corsair LP Vengeance 16GB (4x4GB) @ 1600MHz
Power Supply: Thermaltake 500W (? maybe 550, not sure)
DVD Drive: Standard LG DVD Drive
SSD: Corsair Force 3 Series 120GB SATA III
HDD: Samsung 640GB SATA II
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
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Old 09-14-2012, 07:51 PM   #8763
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Like that case, nearly bought one for my rig (the Li i wanted hit a sale), so 8.2/10.

Hazzah, just today finished my fairly uber rig a few weeks sooner than anticipated. Just in time for Black Mesa.

CPU Intel i7 3820 (evo 212 cooler w/ push & pull, as5)
MB Asus P9X79 Standard
RAM 32GB gskill 8-8-8-24
GPU 2*6950 both unlocked to 6970
PSU 1000w Xion
SSD 2*256GB Adata raid 0
HDD 2*1TB raid 0

Lian Li PC100 (the backwards case.. love this thing)
Tek Republic mouse, Logisys white backlit keyboard

I know WEI is largely useless, but still feels fun. 7.9 all but cpu (7.7). I'll try overclocking at some point.

11498 32bit tryout for Geekbench (my old c2q was only 5k-ish iirc)

*edit*

I should have done this upgrade sooner. Converting my DVD library to Plex (kids w/ their messy fingers) via Handbrake.. 500 avg fps vs 115 avg fps for my old c2q 9550.

*pleased*

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Old 09-17-2012, 07:59 AM   #8764
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My new rig:

-Antec Sonata case
-Antec Earthwatt 630W PSU
-eVGA Z68 SLI motherboard
-eVGA GTX560 GPU
-Intel i5-2550k
-Intel Patriot Extreme Masters 8GB RAM
-Intel 330 Series 60GB SSD + Seagate 1TB

Total cost: $800CAD

Not overclocked at the moment but definitely a possibility for the future.
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Old 09-17-2012, 08:12 AM   #8765
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CPU - Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz
GPU - ATI Radeon HD 6990
RAM - 16 GB DDR3
MB - Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3
HDD - 2 TB WesternDigital
SSD - OCZ Vertex 4 - 128 GB
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Old 09-17-2012, 11:30 AM   #8766
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CPU - Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz
GPU - ATI Radeon HD 6990
RAM - 16 GB DDR3
MB - Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3
HDD - 2 TB WesternDigital
SSD - OCZ Vertex 4 - 128 GB
hmmmm, not much of a computer wizard (even if i just finished building my own rig) but id say 8/10. heres mine:

cpu:intel 15 3570k 3.4 ghz
memory: 16 gb gskill ripjaws 1600 mhz clock speed
asus p8z77-v mobo
seasonic m12 80+ bronze 850 watt psu
western digital caviar black 7200rpm 2 tb hdd
asus x24 dvd-r/cd-r odd
evga superclocked 2gb (computer says 4 for whatever reason...) geforce gtx 680 graphics card
air cooled with 5 fans: 4 120mm, 1 140mm
windows 7 professional 64 bit
asus 23.6 inch 1080p monitor
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Old 09-17-2012, 04:27 PM   #8767
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^ i give 8.5/10


Here's mine...

CPU: AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition
GPU: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti DirectCU II OC
RAM: 4GB (no idea who made it)
MB: Asus M5A78 L-M LX V2
PSU: XFX 850w
HDD: Western Digital 1TB
Case: Bitfenix Merc Alpha
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:18 AM   #8768
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^ i give 8.5/10


Here's mine...

CPU: AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition
GPU: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti DirectCU II OC
RAM: 4GB (no idea who made it)
MB: Asus M5A78 L-M LX V2
PSU: XFX 850w
HDD: Western Digital 1TB
Case: Bitfenix Merc Alpha
rated at 7.5, due to no sound card, no cpu cooler and no overclock.

anyway i updated my rig, ditched the 570 and got a brand spanking new 670!

i5 2500K @ 4.30 Ghz
Corsair H100 liquid CPU cooler
Asus DC II GTX 670
Seagate 1TB 7200 rpm HDD
8GB DDR3 Kingston Hyper-X Ram
Asus Z-68-V Gen 3 Motherboard
Asus Xonar DG 5.1 Soundcard
Corsair Carbide 400R Case
Corsair 650 HX PSU
DWA-556 D-Link Xtreme N PCI Express Desktop Adapter
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Old 10-02-2012, 04:23 PM   #8769
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this is my in the beginning of 2009 builded system =) still working fine and i guess it will be with me for 1-1,5 more years. i only changed the gpu (evga gtx 285 ssc before) and 2 times the webcam. vista is running since the build @ first installation =D


ANTEC TWELVE HUNDRED | NITROX IT-7750SG 750W | ASUS RAMPAGE II EXTREME | INTEL CORE I7 920 (D0) @ 4,2 GHz | NOCTUAH NH-U12P SE1366 | MUSHKIN DDR3 PC2000 6144MB TRIPLE KIT XP3-16000 CL9 (9-10-9-24) | EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3 GB | CREATIVE SUPREME X-FI | WESTERN DIGITAL VELOCIRAPTOR 74GB | SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.12 500 GB | LG GH22NS40 | LG "24" W2453TQ | LOGITECH G19 | Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910 | LOGITECH G5 | MICROSOFT XBOX PAD | LOGITECH RUMBLEPAD 2 | VISTA HP 64
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Old 10-03-2012, 12:03 AM   #8770
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this is my in the beginning of 2009 builded system =) still working fine and i guess it will be with me for 1-1,5 more years. i only changed the gpu (evga gtx 285 ssc before) and 2 times the webcam. vista is running since the build @ first installation =D


ANTEC TWELVE HUNDRED | NITROX IT-7750SG 750W | ASUS RAMPAGE II EXTREME | INTEL CORE I7 920 (D0) @ 4,2 GHz | NOCTUAH NH-U12P SE1366 | MUSHKIN DDR3 PC2000 6144MB TRIPLE KIT XP3-16000 CL9 (9-10-9-24) | EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3 GB | CREATIVE SUPREME X-FI | WESTERN DIGITAL VELOCIRAPTOR 74GB | SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.12 500 GB | LG GH22NS40 | LG "24" W2453TQ | LOGITECH G19 | Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910 | LOGITECH G5 | MICROSOFT XBOX PAD | LOGITECH RUMBLEPAD 2 | VISTA HP 64
Well i give it an 8/10. My pc
CPU:Intel i7 2600 k overclocked till 4.6ghz
Mobo: ASUS Maxiumus IV Extreme Rev B3
ODD:Blu Ray Burner / DVD Writer combo LG (also burns dual layer Blu Ray)
RAM:Corsair 16gb memory
GPU:3 x Evga 680 gtx Watercooled
HDD1:OCZ vertex 3 max iops 240gb
HDD2:2 x 1 TB WD Black ED in raid 0
PSU: Silverstone Strider 1500 W rev 2.0
Case: Little Devils PC-V8 - black with red interior and plexi
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:25 AM   #8771
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 2.40GHz
2.00 GB Ram
232 GB HDD
AMD Radeon HD 6450

Thats all I really know, not much about brands.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:50 AM   #8772
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Well i give it an 8/10. My pc
CPU:Intel i7 2600 k overclocked till 4.6ghz
Mobo: ASUS Maxiumus IV Extreme Rev B3
ODD:Blu Ray Burner / DVD Writer combo LG (also burns dual layer Blu Ray)
RAM:Corsair 16gb memory
GPU:3 x Evga 680 gtx Watercooled
HDD1:OCZ vertex 3 max iops 240gb
HDD2:2 x 1 TB WD Black ED in raid 0
PSU: Silverstone Strider 1500 W rev 2.0
Case: Little Devils PC-V8 - black with red interior and plexi
Three way 680 SLI? Blimey. I can't see a reason not to give your machine a 10/10, so there... 10/10

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 2.40GHz
2.00 GB Ram
232 GB HDD
AMD Radeon HD 6450

Thats all I really know, not much about brands.
4/10 I can't imagine running an x64 system with 2GB ram.


Mine is...

Intel i7 3770
Gigabyte Z77-D3H MoBo
16GB Crucial Ballistix Sport @ 1600mhz
Palit nVidia GTX 560 ti, mildly overclocked (searching for the right upgrade)
Seagate Barracuda 500gb HDD
Samsung SyncMaster S27B350 2ms response time 27inch LED backlit monitor
BT Infinity 2 80mb download unlimited internet
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:16 AM   #8773
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Three way 680 SLI? Blimey. I can't see a reason not to give your machine a 10/10, so there... 10/10



4/10 I can't imagine running an x64 system with 2GB ram.


Mine is...

Intel i7 3770
Gigabyte Z77-D3H MoBo
16GB Crucial Ballistix Sport @ 1600mhz
Palit nVidia GTX 560 ti, mildly overclocked (searching for the right upgrade)
Seagate Barracuda 500gb HDD
Samsung SyncMaster S27B350 2ms response time 27inch LED backlit monitor
BT Infinity 2 80mb download unlimited internet
Thank you and your pc I give an 8/10
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Old 10-03-2012, 12:20 PM   #8774
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CPU:Intel i7 2600 k overclocked till 4.6ghz
Mobo: ASUS Maxiumus IV Extreme Rev B3
ODD:Blu Ray Burner / DVD Writer combo LG (also burns dual layer Blu Ray)
RAM:Corsair 16gb memory
GPU:3 x Evga 680 gtx Watercooled
HDD1:OCZ vertex 3 max iops 240gb
HDD2:2 x 1 TB WD Black ED in raid 0
PSU: Silverstone Strider 1500 W rev 2.0
Case: Little Devils PC-V8 - black with red interior and plexi
Very nice. I'd give it a 9.25/10.

It may even be higher, I've marked others higher as they included peripherals, sound cards, loop details, monitor(s)...etc Also, is the CPU watercooled too?
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:00 PM   #8775
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Very nice. I'd give it a 9.25/10.

It may even be higher, I've marked others higher as they included peripherals, sound cards, loop details, monitor(s)...etc Also, is the CPU watercooled too?
You asked for it

watercooling things
Cooling:

2 x XSPC RX480 radiators with a total of 8 Phobya 120 mm fans in the bottom of the chassis.
1 st Phobya 140mm fan exhaust in the bottom, and a 96 mm Fractal which also sucks out the bottom of the chassis, the other takes in air from outside.

GPU'2 is cooled by the full cover of full cover Hetakiller maxes out around 42 degrees Celsius
. CPU cooled by EK Supreme HF maximizing maximum of about 55 degrees Celsius

Running a dualbay XSPC res dual loops, which each loop is driven by a Laing DDC 12VDDC-1T Plus.

One loop for the GPU and the CPU

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