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Old September 13, 2007, 06:24 PM
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Thank you - I'l definitely go for another DS3L. And FYI, that ECS mobo is dead. It didn't like to be oc'ed; a cap popped.

So I'm back to single CPU folding ATM.
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Old September 13, 2007, 06:48 PM
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Thank you - I'l definitely go for another DS3L. And FYI, that ECS mobo is dead. It didn't like to be oc'ed; a cap popped.

So I'm back to single CPU folding ATM.
You're just not having any luck with budget mobos are you????
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Old September 13, 2007, 06:53 PM
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You know what the worst part is? I'm the usual guy who buys things and pays a bit more for quality. And for this "budget / test" rig, well I got screwed big time. First with those 2 XFX 650i mobos, then the 2 Crucial Rendition sticks, the faulty FSP 350W PSU, and now that ECS mobo.

Never, ever again low-end, budget stuff for me. I'm waiting until tomorrow to buy my second DS3L from DC - there's a nice S3L up on eBay, for sale by NCIx, of all...

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Old September 13, 2007, 06:54 PM
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sorry to hear it died ... but i have never read anything good about ecs and oc'ing in the same sentence ... at least not on intel.
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Old September 15, 2007, 06:53 AM
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Well, 600 is now a done deal. 500 is up in 5 weeks.
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Old September 15, 2007, 08:31 AM
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direct canada and purolator combined to screw up my latest upgrade so i cancelled the order. When i calm down (and see the refund) I may proceed with the upgrade.

But i will contemplate some oher production changes that could help us get there a bit faster.
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