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well, the case is a bit cramped, especially with the SLI
and they are aftermarket coolers that dont suck the hot air out of the case, so I have the feeling that the chipset is giving me the issue whenever I try to overclock.
also, something that I have not exactly figure out yet is the PC will completely reboot from very minor Bumps, like I closed the from door of the case and it reset lol
its an odd PC ^.^

lool sure it's a strange one tongue.gif you can always leave the case open so the hot air goes out tongue.gif or do has i did in summer when i tried to play WoW with a P4 @ 3Ghz and with 70º C, instead of using the fan to cool myself, it was directed to the computer tongue.gif
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lool sure it's a strange one tongue.gif you can always leave the case open so the hot air goes out tongue.gif or do has i did in summer when i tried to play WoW with a P4 @ 3Ghz and with 70º C, instead of using the fan to cool myself, it was directed to the computer tongue.gif

ah yes thats actually My age old Secret to Stable Overclocks lol

Room Fan directing air across Chipset, GPU's and CPU/Mosfet area sweeping the air to the back of the case allowing proper flow.

Its what this PC is doing the second I turn it on lol thumb.gif

Yah somehow my wife got me playing WoW, shes be3en on it like 7 years and got money from Parents, bought me the whole set and I bought her the new expansion. she has higher level characters but we play maybe an hour a night together. I made a Healer just to help her out.

now that we are lvl 83, my healing seems to be extremely low -.- before 80's healing was extremely easy
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ah yes thats actually My age old Secret to Stable Overclocks lol
Room Fan directing air across Chipset, GPU's and CPU/Mosfet area sweeping the air to the back of the case allowing proper flow.
Its what this PC is doing the second I turn it on lol thumb.gif
Yah somehow my wife got me playing WoW, shes be3en on it like 7 years and got money from Parents, bought me the whole set and I bought her the new expansion. she has higher level characters but we play maybe an hour a night together. I made a Healer just to help her out.
now that we are lvl 83, my healing seems to be extremely low -.- before 80's healing was extremely easy

eheh, i started playing 6 years ago or something like that and with a P4 with 512 mb ram and an ati 9250, it was fun when you had errors every 5 mins in high population zones or even in dungeons, it was funny because when i turned on media player and skype there were no errors but if i was playing the game only it would give errors all the time lol

yes after cataclysm healing got much more harder tongue.gif but it's only a matter of gear, i stopped playing after i hit 90, it just felt a bit boring the new expansion, farm dailys all day and to much easy 5 man HC dungeons tongue.gif but it is still fun to play with someone thumb.gif
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i've found this kit used in a forum here in Portugal, would this work on my current system? the guy is selling 4Gb for 25€, is this a good buy?
http://www.ocztechnology.com/ocz-ddr2-pc2-6400-ati-crossfire-dual-channel.html
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well, if the price difference isnt huge, then the 1066mhz ram will be best choice, socket 775 intels Definitely prefer more bandwidth over tighter timings.

Otherwise, I am personally, not a fan of OCZ thumb.gif
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well, if the price difference isnt huge, then the 1066mhz ram will be best choice, socket 775 intels Definitely prefer more bandwidth over tighter timings.
Otherwise, I am personally, not a fan of OCZ thumb.gif

i could always extend the timings a bit if necessary, since i want to try too overclock my CPU and ppl say they are good for OC.
well its a big difference on price:

Gskill --> 75EUR = 99USD
OCZ --> 30EUR = 39USD <-- if the guys sells me the 2 kits for only that price, since they are 2x1Gb kits, the only problem is that they are used and perhaps they could not work on my board, since they are not on memory support list by the manufacturer. but since they are 240 pin DDR 2 i think it ain't a problem.
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fiorget teh OCZ then, if you dont HAVE to, stay away from 4 x 1GB setup. it will lessen your ability to overclock the memory (generally)

you would rather prefer to Know that you can get to 1066 mhz and not that you might be able to.
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post #18 of 18
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fiorget teh OCZ then, if you dont HAVE to, stay away from 4 x 1GB setup. it will lessen your ability to overclock the memory (generally)
you would rather prefer to Know that you can get to 1066 mhz and not that you might be able to.

oh, didn't know about that, thanks thumb.gif i'll get the Gskill kit then
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