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Works really well!

I am finally able to get Arch running on my sigrig.

Up until 11.3 the main problem was downclocking and power management not working properly. This resulted in idle temps of 55c even on the 2nd crossfire card which would sky rocket from there with just opening and internet browser.

11.4 appears to have fixed this though it's a bit more clock happy than windows but running the fans at 35 instead of 30 seems to bring it down to normal.

I don't game on Linux but it is at least stable enough for normal use.

I can finally enjoy Linux on 4.0ghz of hexacore goodness.
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Samsung Spinpoint F3 Samsung 830 Crucial C300 Samsung USB Blu-Ray 
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Windows 8 Dell U2711 HP 2709m Razer Blackwidow 
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