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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
For a dedicated 24/7 rig I would recommend stock HSF on everything. Since it's a 24/7er you can put up with the noise right?
A stock HSF will not be able to keep up with any sort of overclock though... at least, not well enough to keep your chip from frying.
 
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post #22 of 31
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I'm guessing you mean a reasonable OC? Because I can get my CPU from 3.0 GHz to 3.3 GHz with the stock HSF.
post #23 of 31
I don't recommend folding on a i7 2600 non K with an stock intel heat sink and fan. I have had to underclock my i7 2600 to keep my temps in check . We are getting a little bit of warm weather over here. New heatsink and fan will be ordered very soon.

My advice what ever chip you get def get a good heat sink and fan. I had a Tuniq tower 120 on my Q6600. Wish it would fit the i7.

Using an i7 cost very little to fold if you say 200w per hour (over estimate). Here in the UK its 30p per Kilowat for first 260 then 11p.So as most families would use over 260 units in 3 months. Your folding really at the cheaper rate of 11p. So it works out at 24x200/1000x11x31=£16.36 a month or £4.09 a week.
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post #24 of 31
1. Get a Noctua NH-D14
2. Fold LIKE A BOSS
3. ???????????
4. PROFIT



5. don't fold as much as you did after you see your electricity bill for this month.........
post #25 of 31
many people have died from leaving their computers on overnight.


they explode.
     
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many people have died from leaving their computers on overnight.


they explode.
the computers or the people?
post #27 of 31
The night I think. I've heard that happens.
The signs are a bright light appearing at the horizon.
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post #28 of 31
been running 24/7 for years. never had an issue.
post #29 of 31
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the computers or the people?
both accually
     
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post #30 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by just4funuk View Post
I don't recommend folding on a i7 2600 non K with an stock intel heat sink and fan. I have had to underclock my i7 2600 to keep my temps in check . We are getting a little bit of warm weather over here. New heatsink and fan will be ordered very soon.

My advice what ever chip you get def get a good heat sink and fan. I had a Tuniq tower 120 on my Q6600. Wish it would fit the i7.

Using an i7 cost very little to fold if you say 200w per hour (over estimate). Here in the UK its 30p per Kilowat for first 260 then 11p.So as most families would use over 260 units in 3 months. Your folding really at the cheaper rate of 11p. So it works out at 24x200/1000x11x31=£16.36 a month or £4.09 a week.
Whoaaa, I never said anything about buying a new CPU. :O
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