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Old February 14, 2010, 02:13 PM
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Well after buying/selling a lot of stuff I am finally happy with my rig.. Only thing missing is a better quality PSU and possibly a new CPU cooler to hit 4ghz but i am perfectly happy with 3.8ghz. What do you rate my rig? What would you change?
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Old February 14, 2010, 02:22 PM
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forgot to mention, just click on My System Specs to see the specs..
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Old February 14, 2010, 05:22 PM
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Looks like a nice setup. Great case too. I wonder what cpu cooler you are using?
You must have a decent chip there as I need 1.376v to get my 860 to 3.76 stable (67°C to 77°C under load). What are your temps like?
I do have my ram at 1880mhz which improves my folding times a bit but many say that 1333 vs. 1880 (for example) is hardly noticable in most cases. & Unfortunately ram prices don't seem to be falling.
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Pretty good Bud. Your power supply is iffy though.
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Monstersound, I am using the same heatsink as you, the Hyper 212+. And with small ffts with prime95 i get from 65-75c. Wow! that seems like a lot of voltage for you to get 3.7ghz. Very weird.. I am debating if i should get a h50 or a true or something so i can get to 4ghz but i am not sure if it is worth it....
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Monstersound, I am using the same heatsink as you, the Hyper 212+. And with small ffts with prime95 i get from 65-75c. Wow! that seems like a lot of voltage for you to get 3.7ghz. Very weird.. I am debating if i should get a h50 or a true or something so i can get to 4ghz but i am not sure if it is worth it....
Don't forget you can add a pull fan to your 212+ with the extra clips. That'll probably get you to 4ghz at decent temps. A low cost experiment; Worth a try. I have push/pull fans on the 212+ but with slower quiet fans (by choice).
The single stock CM 212+ fan cools slightly better than my 2 fans, so 2 higher speed fans should perform even better.
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You think another fan would drop temps significantly?
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Try better thermal paste?
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I am using IC7
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You think another fan would drop temps significantly?
You can see HWC's 212+ single/dual fan test results here. Not bad eh?.
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