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  1. Re: realistic expectations, life span of a cpu.

    I built my current system around the last time I posted on these forums (July 2009). Yikes, has it been that long!? I have a EVGA X58 3x SLI Motherboard with a Intel Core i-7 920 "Bloomfield" (the...
  2. Re: Intel Core i7 920's for $199. Should I get one?

    Yup, the label says S-spec: SLBEJ
    Pack Date was 06/04/09
    Ver# E63261-002


    tyr2> Thanks for the info.
  3. Re: Intel Core i7 920's for $199. Should I get one?

    Thanks. For a motherboard, I am considering getting the EVGA X58 SLI

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188039
  4. Intel Core i7 920's for $199. Should I get one?

    I was thinking of building a new system and I see that Micro Center (a chain store based here in Columbus Ohio) has Intel Core i7 920's on sale for $199 (one per customer in-store pickup only). ...
  5. Re: PCPer Reviews the Corsair H50 water cooler

    I thought that was weird too. But Newegg has done that with other items when they don't have them in stock sometimes (which is strange). I was going to order one from newegg.com for a new system...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    Just got home from work and I stopped Prime95 just 10 minutes short of it running a full 24 hours with no errors. Here is a screen capture of my desktop...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    Well I haven't had a lockup yet since reinstalling the HSF with the new thermal paste I got (OCZ FreeZe) and installing the new PC P&C Silencer 910 PSU. So after I get home today and if Prime95 is...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    I have been running Prime95 since 5:00PM ET yesterday (so it had been running for over 13 hours before I left for work this morning. No errors so far. Although I forgot to remove 2 of the 4 memory...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    Ok, I will give that a try after I get home from work today.

    Thanks.
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    When running P95 how would I tell if I got a bad CPU? What would happen?
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    For case temps is that the Tcase Max reading on CoreTemp? If so it says 54C.

    UPDATE: I had a few more lockups over the past few days so yesterday I replaced the PC P&C 550-SLI PSU with a new PC...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    This is the Lian-Li case I have...

    http://www.bjorn3d.com/read.php?cID=819&pageID=1667

    Here is a good shot of it from the side...
    ...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    As I said in the original post I had used some Arctic Silver II that I bought 4 years ago for the thermal paste and I had wondered if that might be an issue.



    If stability continues to be an...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    Yes I have 4 sticks (see post #16 above).
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    I am now going to make the suggested changes to my memory that you guys suggested...

    - change voltage to 2.8
    - set DDR speed to 400 (from 333)



    CPUZ says that the Command Rate is already at...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    I should mention that I haven't made any of the suggested changes to the memory yet (I just woke up at around 7:00PM ET as I was up all night and went to bed around noon). I should mention that I...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    I do have the latest Bios for my motherboard. It came out this past October 2008 as a matter of fact.

    Here are my settings under the Motherboard Intelligent Tweeker (MIT) menu...

    DDR Clock /...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    Question. On my memory which is this stuff...

    OCZ Platinum 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Dual Channel
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227210

    The...
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    I am using the stock cooler with the heat pipes that came with the 4800 (it was used also).




    Ok thanks guys. I will give those suggestions a try.
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    Re: Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    I have a PC Power & Cooling 510-SLI

    These are the specs...

    Output:

    +5V @ 40A
    +12V @ 34A/38A
    -5V @ 0.3A
    -12V @ 2A
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    Temps of a AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+?

    Hi all,

    I had been running an AMD Athlon 64 3500+ for some time on my Giga-byte K8NXP-SLI (Socket 939) motherboard and it has been stable for 4 years now. I decided to buy a used Athlon 64 X2...
  22. Re: Building a new system, need some advice.

    I have a 24" Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP LCD Panel with a native res of 1920x1200. It's very nice. :-)
  23. Re: Building a new system, need some advice.

    Can anyone recommend a PSU that would go well with

    GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD3R-SLI
    Intel Core i7 920
    Two high end Nvidia cards GTX 285 (or higher)
    up to 6 hard drives
    fans etc...

    My 2005 PC...
  24. Building a new system, need some advice.

    Hi folks,

    Since the mid 90's I have built myself a new PC every 3 years or so. My current PC (which you can see the specs in my sig) is 4 years old. I built my last system back in 2005 with the...
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    Re: EVGA 750i SLI

    Sounds great! I am looking to build a new system soon and I will have to consider that board.
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