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Poll Results: Which Ivy Bridge CPU did you buy?

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    i5 3570k
  • 43% of voters (586)
    i7 3770k
  • 6% of voters (91)
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post #2171 of 7362
Quote:
Originally Posted by FtW 420 View Post

I'm not good with money & I know it, so I avoid having any credit. When using the cash in my pocket I can't spend more than I have, so keep myself out of trouble.
Does make it difficult to buy stuff online though, anything over $200 or so I try to get into the local NCIX so I can go in & get it. The salesguy I usually deal with is pretty good about holding things for me until I can get in to the store, & he has been OK with picking lucky chips.

Should tell him to get a job at a local lottery ticket seller. Then, you can solve both those issues in one fell swoop. Just sayin' tongue.gif

And DOM: I'm a father of 4, and I know what you're saying about missing events tongue.gif
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post #2172 of 7362
Yeah I hear you but I have no local stores to go to frown.gif

But with me it gives me time to pay it back or ill go broke or wife would kill me redface.gif

And if I didn't pop the ihs off the first one I wouldn't have to bin I was happy with that one



@ DaClownie having kids have there plus and cons I have all girls XD lmao
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post #2173 of 7362
375

My current results.

It wants to do more, but sadly the limits of my cooling setup have been reached.
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post #2174 of 7362
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Yeah I hear you but I have no local stores to go to frown.gif

But with me it gives me time to pay it back or ill go broke or wife would kill me redface.gif

And if I didn't pop the ihs off the first one I wouldn't have to bin I was happy with that one



@ DaClownie having kids have there plus and cons I have all girls XD lmao

Eek all girls. I got the split, 2 boys 2 girls. Definite pro and cons.

No kids = folding farm. Computers galore, running up my electricity, netting insane points.

4 kids = folding farm. Kids galore, folding my laundry, netting me spare time to play D3.
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post #2175 of 7362
It seems that my voltage fluctuates a bunch at max, and that the WHEA errors correlate with the times where it drops. For example, here are my specs now:
Multi: 45
Offset: -10
LLC: 2
PLL 1.799
Turbo Volts: 0.004

I get an idle voltage of 0.98V and a load voltage that fluctuates between 1.224 and 1.248V. Is there any way to make it fluctuate less? I am getting WHEA errors at these settings.
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post #2176 of 7362
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Originally Posted by DaClownie View Post

Eek all girls. I got the split, 2 boys 2 girls. Definite pro and cons.
No kids = folding farm. Computers galore, running up my electricity, netting insane points.
4 kids = folding farm. Kids galore, folding my laundry, netting me spare time to play D3.

LOL

I have a lot of gpus I could have a folding farm but my ac is already on 24/7 I wouldn't like to see how it would be if I folded XD

Only play bf3 when I get a chance most of the time I have the 1yr on my lap until she starts smashing the buttons tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaClownie View Post

Eek all girls. I got the split, 2 boys 2 girls. Definite pro and cons.
No kids = folding farm. Computers galore, running up my electricity, netting insane points.
4 kids = folding farm. Kids galore, folding my laundry, netting me spare time to play D3.

LOL

I have a lot of gpus I could have a folding farm but my ac is already on 24/7 I wouldn't like to see how it would be if I folded XD

Only play bf3 when I get a chance most of the time I have the 1yr on my lap until she starts smashing the buttons tongue.gif

Yea, when my youngest was one, I used to have her on my shoulders while I played video games, and she loved it. Flashing lights, sounds, me acting like I was getting shot when I got shot virtually (the shaking must have tickled her stomach with the back of my head).

Needless to say, she splits her time quite evenly between playing outside all healthy like, and Nintendo DS like a champ.

Back OT: Welcome to the club ITZZJASON
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Brown truck is coming Friday so in going to fill the dewar biggrin.gif

But might have to come in and work OT on one of my days off frown.gif
Edited by DOM. - 6/21/12 at 1:16am
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Should I pay attention to WHEA errors?
I have seen people saying they are important and should be considered unstable, but others say they are fine.
Thoughts?
Also, if it is important, is there anything except the offset that I can use to remedy a WHEA error?

yes, add 0.005V, test with a range of software some encourage whea some don't, whea's are precursors to bsods.
 
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