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post #11 of 29
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Cool, should I include the GTS in my loop, too? _NINJA_YOU_UP
And to the phase change:
I think my brother, Remonster, got his Conroe up to 4GHz stable, so that's what I was shooting for. Also, then it'd be as fast as a Mac Pro with a Quad Core running at 2GHz... I think... (2 Cores x 4GHz = ~8, 4 Cores x 2GHz = ~8)
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post #12 of 29
eh.. that math you doing isn't right. You just get two 4Ghz processor running at parallel. Doesn't mean that they'll run at 8Ghz together.

The 8800GTS looks nice but I really wanna wait until R600 to have something to compare it to.
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post #13 of 29
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Well, what if I want them to be 8GHz? Lol, I know. Well, won't they be similar speeds even though one has four 2GHz cores and one has two 4GHz cores?
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post #14 of 29
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
Cool, should I include the GTS in my loop, too? _NINJA_YOU_UP
And to the phase change:
I think my brother, Remonster, got his Conroe up to 4GHz stable, so that's what I was shooting for. Also, then it'd be as fast as a Mac Pro with a Quad Core running at 2GHz... I think... (2 Cores x 4GHz = ~8, 4 Cores x 2GHz = ~8)
4 core at 2ghz = 4 cores at 2ghz

2 cores at 4ghz = 2 cores at 4ghz

I wouldn't bother including the GTS in the loop
    
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post #15 of 29
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A lot people say it over heats and that it's loud, so if I get watercooling that'll solve both problems. Anyway, thanks for the ideas and suggestions. -NinjA-BoY-
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post #16 of 29
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
A lot people say it over heats and that it's loud, so if I get watercooling that'll solve both problems. Anyway, thanks for the ideas and suggestions. -NinjA-BoY-
I've heard the exact opposite from people who actually have them, they aren't loud nor do they overheat

You've been listening to FUD
    
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post #17 of 29
WOW, you must have some money to spend eh? lol
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post #18 of 29
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I got this computer in March '05 and I haven't touch it, I currently have about $1,750 to spend. And with Christmas, and New Year coming up I'm about to double it. Hehe, I was thinking of getting a Mac... but why would I when I could get this kick ass computer?
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post #19 of 29
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So, here's the rig I'm looking at, as of today. But, seeing how I'm getting my computer in March that leaves a lot of time for better hardware to come to the market, so, this is just what I would get as of 11/10/06:

Antec P180B ATX Mid-Tower,
Asus P5W Deluxe/WiFi Mother Board,
eVGA 8800GTS 640MB
PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610,
Intel Core 2 Duo Conroe 2.4GHz,
Crucial Technology DDR2 667 (2x1GB),
Western Digital 150GB Raptor,
Sony Combo Drive,
Bluegears 7.1 Channel Sound Card,
Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Speakers,
&
The Water Cooling Kit boredom configured.

Total: ~$2,500.00 US without Tax/Shipping.
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post #20 of 29
I wonder if that video card will fit the P180... you probably will have to remover the upper chamber HDD bracket. Those cards are huge!

Why a Combo Drive and not a DVD burner? They cost only around $30.

Are you planning to stick with one video card for sure? If so, then I'd get the Asus P5B Deluxe, since it's the better overclocker. If you want to go SLI (which is a waste with a 19" monitor), then I'd get a 680i based motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=&srchInDesc=
    
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