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Xclio case

asus dual socket L mobo

Evga 8800GTX

Rosewill 750watt psu x4 12v rails

AMD Athlon FX-72 Socket L

Corsair XMS2 2Gig

Tell me what I should improve on.
comments, and criticism apriciated.
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The AMD 4x4 set up sucks when it comes to performance but looks cool
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how are you cooling it? (heatsinks?)
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Originally Posted by sladesurfer View Post
The AMD 4x4 set up sucks when it comes to performance but looks cool
I smell....fanboy!
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how are you cooling it? (heatsinks?)
stock cooling I think.
or the monsoon II
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I smell....fanboy!
Im not. just google it and you will see. Power hog and performance really does suck
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post #7 of 20
Well it won't even look cool inside that thick case.
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post #8 of 20
i think another 2 gigs of RAM wont hurt and it will keep you safe in DX10, and maybe a higher watt psu just my 2 cents
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First of all, the performance of a dual-processor platform built with two dual-core Athlon FX processors turned out lower than that of the competitor’s solutions built on quad-core Kentsfield CPUs. We have seen this in all test applications throughout the entire session.

Secondly, Quad FX platform is often slower than the regular Socket AM2 system with a single CPU because of the higher memory subsystem latency. NUMA technology that proved highly efficient in servers turned out to do more harm than good in the desktop space.

Thirdly, from the performance-per-watt prospective Quad FX platform loses not only to Intel Kentsfield based solutions but to all other platforms as well. The sky-high heat-dissipation and power consumption of this platform also set specific requirements to power supply units, system cases and system cooling.

In other words, AMD Quad FX will most likely appeal only to the most dedicated AMD fans. For everyone else this platform will most likely be none other but a unique desktop system prototype showing the possibility (or maybe even uselessness) of introducing AMD’s server technologies into the desktop sector. Although we cannot deny that the upcoming AMD processors based on promising K8L micro-architecture will give new meaning to the exciting Quad FX concept.

http://xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/dis...d-quad-fx.html
More reviews at the bottom http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20061130-8327.html

EDIT: Just looking out for you and trying to save you some money
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post #10 of 20
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ouch...
well my fx seems to perform nicely for an amd processor. what would you recommend slade surfer?
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