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EVGA SR-2 Motherboard
Intel Xeon x5690 cpu

It's not any different then building another other machine, it just has 2 places to put cpu's on. and also, double the slots for ram to go.
So what type of RAM do I need to put in that thing? Triple Channel DDR3 I assume since its basically a 1366 platform more or less? What speed would be best?
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post #72 of 85
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Originally Posted by Lou3824 View Post
So what type of RAM do I need to put in that thing? Triple Channel DDR3 I assume since its basically a 1366 platform more or less? What speed would be best?
It accepts DDR3 Triple Channel.

Also, it is a socket 1366 motherboard, but you cannot run 2 cpu's in it unless it is specifically xeon's with dual qpi, and the one I linked previously has that.

And always the best speed would be the fastest you want to buy.

What really makes this board really special is that it's a dual socket motherboard that is very overclock friendly, while most dual socket motherboards don't have any overclocking options as they are typically for server related solutions.
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post #73 of 85
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Check out a member that has an SR-2 build, it really is just pure eye candy.

Here is his build log
That thing is awesome. WAYYYYY out of my league in terms of what I can do. I build homes, not computers, so I am just an amateur with the computers.
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post #74 of 85
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That thing is awesome. WAYYYYY out of my league in terms of what I can do. I build homes, not computers, so I am just an amateur with the computers.

Lol, BTW that case won't natively fit an SR-2, that member did a complete overhaul on that case from top to bottom. 90% of users here wouldn't take the modding effort that he put in to that machine to that extreme level.
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post #75 of 85
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If thats the case it would be much better to get an evga SR-2 motherboard and 2 xeon x5690's. It would be a 12-core 24threaded BEAST. And also it would support a lot more graphics card options as well, it would be able to run 4 gtx 580's and also take 24gb of ram easily.
Thanks again for the suggestion, but he shot down the idea of going with an SR-2 rig. Its not a matter of being stingy. Just overkill. Everything he wants to run, runs fine on my rig, so a 2600K is all he needs.
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post #76 of 85
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Thanks again for the suggestion, but he shot down the idea of going with an SR-2 rig. Its not a matter of being stingy. Just overkill. Everything he wants to run, runs fine on my rig, so a 2600K is all he needs.
Thought he wanted to out due you

Oh, well, good luck with the build.
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its an empty list...
He wants.... nothing.
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If he has money tell him to get 990x and a g1 assassin mboard with 2 6990s
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If he has money tell him to get 990x and a g1 assassin mboard with 2 6990s


He would be better off with a 2600k + 2 gtx 590's... lol
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post #80 of 85
3 590's and a beer would be so sick nasty you could run NASA with that.
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