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OCUK 8 Pack Gaming Desktops Start Selling Today

http://www.techpowerup.com/190260/ocuk-8-pack-gaming-desktops-start-selling.html

Awesome!

Scythes at the radiators Corsairs at the rear exhaust.

Still think Sanyo-Denki San Ace at the radiators would be a step up from the Scythe GTs. smile.gif
    
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who said anything about we? I don't have any kids right now, so should pampers not worry about selling diapers? No, because the world doesn't revolve around my needs.

Just as these computers' ridiculousness isn't targeted towards us. There aer those that piss money and don't care to DIY
Sorry for the confusion. I meant the royal "we". smile.gif
Besides, whats the target market / customer? WE would assume that this is for enthusiasts cause Average JOE (no offence) does not care about TOP performance...

And of course please dont get me wrong. Mad props and resepct for Mr.8Packs work and effort! No doubt about that.
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Full specs of each of the three systems and an interview with the man himself

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7277/overclockersuk-release-8pack-range-of-worlds-fastest-systems

TPU weren't even at the press event, just copy-pasting a PR rolleyes.gif

I got a few things clarified - it is 8Pack, without a space or hyphen.
Regarding the fans, the single ones on the rear are colour-coordinated Corsair fans, but the ones on all the radiators are Scythe fans.
These are cherry picked CPUs - you could spend that muchsearching for ones these good, or just get lucky.
e.g. 6 in 150 = 1 in 25 on average, but could take you 50 on a bad day. 50 chips at £250 a pop £12.5k if you don't resell them.
8Pack is binning their OEM stock - ones that don't pass the grade are passed on as stock chips or in some of the other systems.
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Hope 8Pack offers his binned CPUs as a separate purchase for those of us who will always build our own.

I would happily pay the premium for a "Tested by 8Pack" Haswell-E CPU next year, with guaranteed overclock speeds at guaranteed voltages, a CPU with a pedigree. After this last Haswell lottery I would not take a chance buying off the shelf again, too many poorly performing CPUs out there.

A CPU with a pedigree, I like that. smile.gif
    
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Does he even lift?
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OCUK stated that they wouldn't be selling binned CPUs on their own. The trouble being when users do not know how to overclock them right or complain they can't get the MHz/voltage on their inferior cooling. Plus it takes a lot of time to bin CPUs - speed binning is quick (12 an hour) just as a small baseline to get rid of the duff ones, but properly tweaking the thing might slow down to 2 an hour or less. If you want to purchase that one-in-25 chip, in terms of man hours it'll cost a fair dime.

The only way to get such a chip at OCUK would be either in a bundle (where cooling and BIOS are set for you) or in a system.
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hey 8 pack where is the delta fans lol with them you might even hit 6ghz but im not up with the latest stufff im still on an e6600 but man it flogs along like a veyron for what it is if noly i didnt have this rubish acer mobo but it was a freebe same with the cpu but they look real nice anny ways
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post #28 of 37
The proper wording for the big man is 8Pack :-)
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I met this guy before at the gadget show live, he was doing some LN2 benching. At the time I didn't know who he was tongue.gif is that bad? Haha he was a cool guy though, man mountain for sure, pictures don't even do him justice.
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Congrats teammate,way to go!
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