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biggrin.gif The more motherboards the better!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by crashdummy35 View Post

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Seriously considering e-mailing a link to this thread to the author.

make her reconsider her career in journalism?
    
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Guys, Guys! Listen, I gotta fever...and the only prescription...

IS MORE MOTHERBOARD
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my 60 hertz monitor is the bottleneck right now, i want overclock it to at least 4.1 jigaherts, do i need to replace the stock heatsink?
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Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

my 60 hertz monitor is the bottleneck right now, i want overclock it to at least 4.1 jigaherts, do i need to replace the stock heatsink?

not at all, but you doo need to remove it... so what you should do is get another motherboard and CPU... aply TIM to 1 of the CPUs, and now use a compression bracket o hold the motherboards together with CPUs back to back... this should get you a major performance improvement because it will keep all the heat in one place, and we all know heat is energy... this extra energy will alow you clock even higher... this should solve your problem, but if you want just shoot me a PM and i will show you how to connect 4 motherboards thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

my 60 hertz monitor is the bottleneck right now, i want overclock it to at least 4.1 jigaherts, do i need to replace the stock heatsink?

Simple Answer: Yes

Complex Answer: Buy one of these and use this to attach it to the screen part of the monitor that will increase your frames to around 40JHz sonic.gif
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Originally Posted by UltraHoboLord View Post

Simple Answer: Yes
Complex Answer: Buy one of these and use this to attach it to the screen part of the monitor that will increase your frames to around 40JHz sonic.gif

Take his advice seriously, most other people would send you to get a $30 tube of compound. He know that it's all a conspiracy by the man and that Krazy Glue works just as well.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eskamobob1 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

my 60 hertz monitor is the bottleneck right now, i want overclock it to at least 4.1 jigaherts, do i need to replace the stock heatsink?

not at all, but you doo need to remove it... so what you should do is get another motherboard and CPU... aply TIM to 1 of the CPUs, and now use a compression bracket o hold the motherboards together with CPUs back to back... this should get you a major performance improvement because it will keep all the heat in one place, and we all know heat is energy... this extra energy will alow you clock even higher... this should solve your problem, but if you want just shoot me a PM and i will show you how to connect 4 motherboards thumb.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by UltraHoboLord View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

my 60 hertz monitor is the bottleneck right now, i want overclock it to at least 4.1 jigaherts, do i need to replace the stock heatsink?

Simple Answer: Yes

Complex Answer: Buy one of these and use this to attach it to the screen part of the monitor that will increase your frames to around 40JHz sonic.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by UltraHoboLord View Post

Simple Answer: Yes
Complex Answer: Buy one of these and use this to attach it to the screen part of the monitor that will increase your frames to around 40JHz sonic.gif

Take his advice seriously, most other people would send you to get a $30 tube of compound. He know that it's all a conspiracy by the man and that Krazy Glue works just as well.

Ok, thanks for the big help everyone. Uhm, does anyone know how to convert it to ORGANIC LED?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

Ok, thanks for the big help everyone. Uhm, does anyone know how to convert it to ORGANIC LED?

ist NP smile.gif... and as for your next question... it is very simple...

Step 1:
dig a hole

Step 2:
put it in the hole

Step 3:
pay off the guy to say the fertilizer is organic

hope that helps thumb.gif
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$3,333: Digital Storm Dreadnought PC with Blu-Ray & DVD Writer/Reader -- Digital Storm
$800: Samsung SyncMaster 27-Inch 950 Series HDTV 3D Monitor Combo with Apps -- Amazon.com
$170: Logitech G19 Keyboard for Gaming -- Logitech
$100: Logitech Wireless Gaming Mouse G700 -- Logitech
$80: Logitech G13 Advanced Gameboard with Joystick -- Logitech

Running Tally: $4,607

Really??? The Keyboard and mouse he over paid for.

The "Dreadnought" is a HAF case with whhatever inside. WAAAAAAAYYY overpaid for.


This kind of article here is what is driving gaming into the ground. The sheer idiocy of the reporter and those that buy systems like what they have listed.

$4k+ for a gaming rig.....FAIL!!!
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