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My friend (being the sad person that he is) is attempting to beat the world record for an Athlon XP in 3DMark 05. He is only 500 points away from doing so, and he only has a gig of ram! So far his specs are:

Athlon XP-M 2600+ IQYHA 0351MPMW @ 12.5x200 (2.5 Ghz) 1.65v
DD Maze4, Double Heatercore + 2x Sunon 120x38mm HS, Hydor L35
DFI Infinity NF2 w/ TicTac's 6/19XT [Shinobi Mod] BIOS
2x 512 Mb Gigaram PC2700 @ 400 Mhz 2-3-3-11 2.7v
Gainward Bliss 7800GS+ 500/1400
2x Hitachi 80 Gb 7200 RPM RAID 0
Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic
Aspire 520 watt

No he dosen't live in Europe, he actually paid for that GPU to get shipped here to the US! That ONE part is worth more than his car! I say he's mad but he says its all worth it. Any comments on this?
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For all the money that he spent overclocking those crappy components to make them fast he could have just bought himself a fast computer. Seems like a complete waste to me just in order to gain an ethereal record with no real world ramifications.
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whats is the record?
edit: woot 600 posts
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Originally Posted by Malaziel View Post
For all the money that he spent overclocking those crappy components to make them fast he could have just bought himself a fast computer. Seems like a complete waste to me just in order to gain an ethereal record with no real world ramifications.
Well considering he has had most of these parts for 1+ years, I don't think its that much of a waste of money. BTW, his car is only worth like, $300. lol
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For all the money that he spent overclocking those crappy components to make them fast he could have just bought himself a fast computer. Seems like a complete waste to me just in order to gain an ethereal record with no real world ramifications.


Maybe he likes speeding slow stuff up! GOSH SO MEAN!

    
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post #6 of 16
Now that's cool to try and pull off! Nothing wrong whatsoever with trying to take on a WR, no matter the record

That I-stepping is capable of more (past 1.8 volts too, if you can keep it cool enough). The record should pose no problem for him
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The x1950 Pro AGP is going to ruin his chances
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2x 512 Mb Gigaram PC2700 @ 400 Mhz 2-3-3-11 2.7v

That's a big problem. He should be using 2x512 of BH5. The old stuff will do like 265FSB 1.5-2-2-2.
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What's the current record?

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2x 512 Mb Gigaram PC2700 @ 400 Mhz 2-3-3-11 2.7v

That's a big problem. He should be using 2x512 of BH5. The old stuff will do like 265FSB 1.5-2-2-2.
Yeah, he needs to get the G.Skill GH from newegg, they sell it for 140! To bad I just sold my last set
 
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post #10 of 16
pc2700 he could do alot better on the ram and gain alot of points
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