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Old July 16, 2009, 10:50 AM
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Yeah so I thought I would post this in case any of you were curious as to what my current case-less setup looks like. I change hardware pretty frequently (mostly gpu's +cooling methods) but the cpu, mobo, and ram stay pretty constant.

Currently running 2x 4870's @ 795/1100 (will run higher, but right now I'm testing my ram's performance). tx850w corsair, 2x1gb of corsair ram (ddr2-960 2.08v), phenom2 @3.84ghz... etc etc.

In the pics I'm cooling my cpu with a freezone elite (will be replaced by a boreas by the end of this week hopefully) my gpu's and NB are in a water-cooling loop powered by my xspc topped mcp355 pump, cooled by my mcr220 rad with 4 fans in push/pull. gpu's are cooled using 2 mcw60 blocks and the non-plastic part of the stock cooler.

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p.s: and yes, that IS a jar of applesauce. I Like to eat applesauce when I'm overclocking/benchmarking.
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Old July 16, 2009, 11:06 AM
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In the pics I'm cooling my cpu with a freezone elite (will be replaced by a boreas by the end of this week hopefully)

questions? comments?

p.s: and yes, that IS a jar of applesauce. I Like to eat applesauce when I'm overclocking/benchmarking.
1. Sooo... where's that Freezone going?

2. Applesauce? You mean OC sauce right?

3. What are your temps across the board?
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Old July 16, 2009, 11:49 AM
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1. the freezone is being traded up to a boreas, via coolit's awesome cusomer service. They're doing it for 180US plus shipping

2. No, it IS applesauce, but you can call it what you want. I dunno why I eat it when I OC, i guess it takes the edge off whenever my computer crashes and I have to reset the CMOS.

3. temps:

OC'ed cpu [min=20C max=52C] (on water I was getting like 30Idle 43Load)
stock cpu [min=9C max=24C]

gpu's idle at 35C load at 50C
NB idle's at 38C maxes around 47C
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Old July 16, 2009, 03:28 PM
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1. Sooo... where's that Freezone going?

2. Applesauce? You mean OC sauce right?

3. What are your temps across the board?
What, they have OC sauce now!? why wasn't i informed?
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Old July 16, 2009, 03:53 PM
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As, so instead of water you are using applesauce as the coolant, does this lead to lower temperatures or just a better smelling computer?
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Old July 16, 2009, 05:34 PM
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As, so instead of water you are using applesauce as the coolant, does this lead to lower temperatures or just a better smelling computer?
NO

I EAT THE APPLESAUCE!!

Gosh, sometimes its really hard to tell if you guys are serious or your just messin with me
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Lighten up, there are messing with you.

Come on.

I was about to do so, but I won't...
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Lighten up, there are messing with you.

Come on.

I was about to do so, but I won't...
Thanks, I was just confused. Its hard to read people on the internet.
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ya me too. but cowboy way to keep it h-core
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Thanks.

I do what I love and I love what I do. Overclocking and applesauce FTW
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