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Alright guys, so I am now going to be in the planning phase, I'm gonna be blunt, I've pretty much spread my computing over 4 computers and I'm going to be selling all 4 to fund this insane project, my budget goal is 3500$ witch is only 1500$ more then my old tower , however I believe that I can sell all my rigs to come up with this amount. I plan on getting two six core xeon cpus
these are the cpus I am considering.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...16819117256CVF

For cooling the CPU's I plan on getting two H70's off of one of the admins here. GPU's I'm gonna wait until August

Currently, I got a question for you guys.
Will I be able to overclock the CPU's and is there any ways to get only 6 gb


Anyways, gimme some feedback on this rediculous build and we can discuss getting good deals and helping me with questions.


-John
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Yes the SR-2 can overclock.

In a single channel and dual channel config, yes.
    
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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
Yes the SR-2 can overclock.

In a single channel and dual channel config, yes.
So the SR-2 can overclock any xeon cpu out there am I correct?

Also, you mentioned single channel and dual channel isn't 1366 tri-channel, I dont think I need to worry about ram but I want to be cost effective
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The RAM is of course triple channel capable:
http://www.evga.com/articles/00537/
For the CPU : If you go for the Xeon E5645:
http://hwbot.org/hardware/processor/xeon_e5645
Seem like it can be overclocked. And i don`t think the mobo will refuse the overclock.
Quote:
experience the ultimate in overclocked multithreaded
This is from the evga site i linked above.
If you stil have doubts -> just mail them with:
"I have CPU xyz. Will this board be able to overclock it?"
Anyway good luck with this build.
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Alright guys, so I am now going to be in the planning phase, I'm gonna be blunt, I've pretty much spread my computing over 4 computers and I'm going to be selling all 4 to fund this insane project, my budget goal is 3500$ witch is only 1500$ more then my old tower , however I believe that I can sell all my rigs to come up with this amount. I plan on getting two six core xeon cpus
these are the cpus I am considering.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...16819117256CVF

For cooling the CPU's I plan on getting two H70's off of one of the admins here. GPU's I'm gonna wait until August

Currently, I got a question for you guys.
Will I be able to overclock the CPU's and is there any ways to get only 6 gb


Anyways, gimme some feedback on this rediculous build and we can discuss getting good deals and helping me with questions.


-John



Have you seen this thread ?: http://www.overclock.net/intel-build...ay-sr-2-a.html


Lots of info and pics about a build similar to the one you're planning !
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Called evga and they said yes!!!!
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What gpus should I look at
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If you have time wait for the 7XXXish ATIs.
Otherwise wupah posted you the link where things escalate
Some GTX 580s and you will have fun!
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Originally Posted by Mr.Eiht View Post
If you have time wait for the 7XXXish ATIs.
Otherwise wupah posted you the link where things escalate
Some GTX 580s and you will have fun!
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