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I have an old 1366 x58 rig lying around and I was thinking of getting a x5660 hex core to put in it. Probably overclock it to around 4.5GHz if I can and was wondering if it would make a decent folder. thumb.gif

Thanks guys.
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
16GB G.Skill Ares (4x4GB @ 1866MHz OC'd to 2133) Samsung 840 Evo 500GB WD Black 2.5" 750GB EK Supremacy EVO Acetal 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Aquacool NeXXos UT60 240mm Radiator EK XE 360 Radiator x 2 EK-FC780 GTX Ti Acetal /w Backplate and Reinfor... 8 x EK Vardar F4 
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EK MOSFET ASUS M7G Acetal Nickel Windows 8 x64 Pro Dell U2711 (2560*1440) Dell P2715q 
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I have an old 1366 x58 rig lying around and I was thinking of getting a x5660 hex core to put in it. Probably overclock it to around 4.5GHz if I can and was wondering if it would make a decent folder. thumb.gif

Thanks guys.


I am guessing around 40K PPD, maybe a little more.
@NBrock used to fold on a X5650 in Team competition and maybe be able to give you more accurate numbers.

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