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post #21 of 83
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Originally Posted by 3xtr3m3
Yea i agree PSU is fine maybe an extreme ram upgrade in the future

Btw bigval you are lucky you are not having any problems with your Enermax liberty , mine is killing me man
What do you mean it's killing you? I havent heard anything bad about them yet...
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post #22 of 83
Your RAM will hold you back, because the DS3 doesn't have any dividers that favor lowering RAM frequency; there are only upward dividers.
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post #23 of 83
How do you know its only 16A at peak on each rail?
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post #24 of 83
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How do you know its only 16A at peak on each rail?
I didn't say that...?

If you look at the specification for the Liberty 500W it says 22A next to each +12V rails, but it also says 32A next to the total wattage for the +12V rails combined. 22 + 22 does not = 32. Therefore the rails must be incapable of supplying 22A together, at the same time. If the load on the 2 rails is split exactly 50/50 then there can only be 16A on each rail at that time. The load will not be 50/50, it could split to 20A and 12A, 10A and 22A, etc.

post #25 of 83
Ah i see, I didnt relize it said max 32A, i understand now, I thought you made the 16A bit up

Edit: My PSU is different, it says 17A on one rail and 15A on the other, and yet is says 32A total, guess I got 32A to play with
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post #26 of 83
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Your RAM will hold you back, because the DS3 doesn't have any dividers that favor lowering RAM frequency; there are only upward dividers.
The DS3 only has dividers that boost RAM fsb? I find that pretty hard to believe. What about people who use say DDR2-400 with the board? How would that work? The CPU fsb starts at 266 and that would be 200. I've seen reviews saying that the DS3 supports DDR2-400, how?

Let me check on this. Even still, I think my RAM should do 400fsb 1:1 which is 800mhz ram and 3200mhz CPU. I might have to go 5-5-5-15, but it will still be fast.

This PSU is great. I'm not worried about it at all. Like stated, I'm going down in power consumption. I think anyways... Anyone find the power usage for the E6400 and the 660? Heat output would be great too!
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post #27 of 83
If you ran DDR-800 at 1:1 then it would be running at 266MHz rather than the stock 400MHz..

DDR-667 at 1:1 would be running at 266 MHz which is stock. So if you push the FSB up, you would also be overclocking the RAM.
    
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post #28 of 83
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I found the TDP of the cores. Prescott is about 130W and the Allendale is about 65W! Nice!

Now, to find the heat output!
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post #29 of 83
I'd say stick to your Audigy 2 ZS and get the kX drivers. It sounds VERY close to the X-Fi.
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post #30 of 83
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I'd say stick to your Audigy 2 ZS and get the kX drivers. It sounds VERY close to the X-Fi.
What exactly are the kX drivers?
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