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so are you going to overclock it or what?

and welcome to the club NZi
Edited by ny_driver - 3/22/10 at 5:09am
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I just managed to swing a CCBBE Opty 180 for $125 shipped, and it comes on a Tyan Tomcat K8E s2865 motherboard so now I have a pci-e option. I couldn't pass that deal up, it might be the golden cpu I've been looking for.
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I was seeing 65-68 before shutting it down.....and now that I re-lapped and re-applied the OCZ, and let it sit overnight I only saw 63 max through 1 run of s&m. [EDIT:Idle temps are back up to 40/42 today though.] Running @ 2.8GHz 234x12 w/1.435v.
EDIT: I have a feeling the cooler is shot regardless of how flat it is, that I have lapped it too much and made the pipes too thin. I guess I won't get another one like that.
Yeah, I've heard that's it's usually a bad idea to lap heat pipe direct touch coolers. I was going to lap my Xiggy Dark Knight, then I read about it and decided it just wasn't worth the risk.
Even with a rough of a finish as it has, it still cools rather well.

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Holy smokes why is your voltage so high?
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I just managed to swing a CCBBE Opty 180 for $125 shipped, and it comes on a Tyan Tomcat K8E s2865 motherboard so now I have a pci-e option. I couldn't pass that deal up, it might be the golden cpu I've been looking for.
That is a smokin deal. And now with PCIe you'll be able to get a super duper badass GPU.

I've been doing some thinking about the 180 and keep getting the impression that lapping might have harmed it some how. I've been thinking that lapping my 720 also somehow might have damaged it, because every so often I get a crazy temp spike (213C). I wasn't able to run OCCT because of this. It would detect it and immediately shut down.
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That is a smokin deal. And now with PCIe you'll be able to get a super duper badass GPU.
I wonder how well I can overclock on that server motherboard? And which smokin' badass GPU should I get?

EDIT: I just skimmed 1 review and it said all they could get was a 223 FSB out of it.....lol....I guess I won't be buying any video cards for this thing.
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Because it is a CG Clawhammer; stock voltage is 1.500 V.

What GPU you get could depend VERY GREATLY on what monitor(s) you need to push when gaming. What resolution is(/are) your monitors?
     
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Because it is a CG Clawhammer; stock voltage is 1.500 V.

What GPU you get could depend VERY GREATLY on what monitor(s) you need to push when gaming. What resolution is(/are) your monitors?
I don't know...I'm going to buy a new monitor pretty soon. I'm not getting a pci-e card anyways...that board is not for overclocking. I'm still getting the HD4670.
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I wonder how well I can overclock on that server motherboard? And which smokin' badass GPU should I get?
Here's a review of the Tyan Tomkat

As for a GPU, well it depends, do you have a preference between ATi or Nvidia?

If no preference a 5850 or a 5870 would be your best bet.
Although they're kind of pricey. But a 4890 would also be a very good choice. Only down side is the lack of DX11 support.

Or if you can find like an Nvidia GTX 275, 285 or 295 for a relatively good price snatch one of those up. But definitely no more than $200.

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I
EDIT: I just skimmed 1 review and it said all they could get was a 223 FSB out of it.....lol....I guess I won't be buying any video cards for this thing.
That doesn't mean anything; just because one person couldn't get it to OC very well. Not to mention the steppings that you're going to run play a huge role in that too. It's using the NF4 chipset so I'd imagine if you hook up a clean power source to it it shouldn't do too badly.
This other review said it had a very overclocker friendly BIOS.
Edited by BlackOmega - 3/22/10 at 9:12pm
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In terms of graphics cards, the "sweet spot" of price and performance as far as I am concerned is the HD 5770. If you do not mind the bezels, you can even use wrap-around gaming. Unless I am mistaken, the HD 5770 is about the same as an HD 4870 in terms of power.
     
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In terms of graphics cards, the "sweet spot" of price and performance as far as I am concerned is the HD 5770. If you do not mind the bezels, you can even use wrap-around gaming. Unless I am mistaken, the HD 5770 is about the same as an HD 4870 in terms of power.
It is, but the 4890 even without DX11, out performs it by a good amount and overclocks very well too. And it's quite a bit cheaper. And considering he's running XP, DX11 is useless.
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Very true; my theory was that the HD 5770 supports a multi-monitor configuration better. The real question is what is that new monitor ny_driver said he got... hm...
     
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Polk Audio CS1 Polk Audio PSW10 Jamo C400SUR Plantronics Gamecom 377 
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LG HBM-235 Genovation ControlPad 683 Canon Imageclass MF4450 12" Dual White Cold Cathode Kit x3 
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Microsoft Strategic Commander UPEK Eikon Digital Privacy Manager Logitech G27 Playseat Revolution (NASCAR) 
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Playseat Revolution Gearshift Holder Sony DualShock 3 Microsoft Lifecam VX-1000 D-Link DBT-120 
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APC SMT1500 HP Photosmart 3210xi All-in-One 
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Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 Merom Toshiba ISRAA 1.0 (Socket 479) ATI Mobility Radeon HD2600 modded CCC 10.6 OCZ2MV6674GK 
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Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 HD20500 Western Digital Caviar Blue (WD6400BEVT-22A0RT0) Matshita DVD-RAM UJ-850S ATA Stock heatpipe system 
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Thermaltake Massive23 CS Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Windows XP Home x64 SP3 (via Virtualbox) DOS 5.0 (via DOSbox) 
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17.0" Diagonal Widescreen WSXGA+ Internal only 19 V, 6.32 A Stock 17" Satellite shell (8.5 lbs) 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G500 Small generic black foam mat HP Thin USB Powered Speakers Fiio E5 Headphone Amplifier 
AudioOtherOther
Griffin iTrip P1141 Microsoft GPS 168 Toshiba Backpack PA1366U-1NCS 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon XP-M 2500+ Barton Hewlett-Packard 0024 ATI Mobility Radeon IGP-320M Crucial CT6464X265.16FG 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Toshiba MK4021GAS Toshiba SD-R2512 Stock heatpipes Windows XP Home SP3 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.0" XGA TFT Internal only 18.5 V, 4.9 A Stock 15" Pavilion Shell (8 lbs) 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech MX510 Gaming Optical Generic gel-based green Internal Altec Lansing only Targus PAU10KU 
OtherOther
D-Link DWL-G650M Generic black messenger-style bag 
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Intel Core i7-3770k ASRock Z77 Extreme6 LGA 1155 EVGA GeForce GTX 780 FTW (03G-P4-3784-KR) Crucial Ballistix Sport 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 HDS721075KLA330 Hitachi X Mobile 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG CH08LS10 (SATA BD-R / DVD±R / CD-RW) Prolimatech Megashadow Scythe S-Flex SFF21G x2 Scythe S-Flex SFF21F x2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Thermalright TR-FDB-1600 x4 XCLIO Amazing Fan 250mm Scythe Kama Bay SCKB-1000BK x3 Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 
OSOSOSOS
Windows XP Home x64 SP3 (via Virtualbox) Fedora 15 LXDE (via Virtualbox) Slackware Linux XFCE (via Virtualbox) DOS 5.0 (via DOSbox) 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
LG 47LH40 Acer G276HL Gbd Acer G276HL Gbd Unicomp Classic 104 Black Buckling Spring PS2 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone OP1000-E Modded Thermaltake Armor VA8003BWS Logitech G500 Massive generic black foam mat 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty C... Denon AVR-1910 Polk Audio Monitor 40 Polk Audio Monitor 30 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Polk Audio CS1 Polk Audio PSW10 Jamo C400SUR Plantronics Gamecom 377 
AudioOtherOtherOther
LG HBM-235 Genovation ControlPad 683 Canon Imageclass MF4450 12" Dual White Cold Cathode Kit x3 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Microsoft Strategic Commander UPEK Eikon Digital Privacy Manager Logitech G27 Playseat Revolution (NASCAR) 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Playseat Revolution Gearshift Holder Sony DualShock 3 Microsoft Lifecam VX-1000 D-Link DBT-120 
OtherOther
APC SMT1500 HP Photosmart 3210xi All-in-One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 Merom Toshiba ISRAA 1.0 (Socket 479) ATI Mobility Radeon HD2600 modded CCC 10.6 OCZ2MV6674GK 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 HD20500 Western Digital Caviar Blue (WD6400BEVT-22A0RT0) Matshita DVD-RAM UJ-850S ATA Stock heatpipe system 
CoolingOSOSOS
Thermaltake Massive23 CS Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Windows XP Home x64 SP3 (via Virtualbox) DOS 5.0 (via DOSbox) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
17.0" Diagonal Widescreen WSXGA+ Internal only 19 V, 6.32 A Stock 17" Satellite shell (8.5 lbs) 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G500 Small generic black foam mat HP Thin USB Powered Speakers Fiio E5 Headphone Amplifier 
AudioOtherOther
Griffin iTrip P1141 Microsoft GPS 168 Toshiba Backpack PA1366U-1NCS 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon XP-M 2500+ Barton Hewlett-Packard 0024 ATI Mobility Radeon IGP-320M Crucial CT6464X265.16FG 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Toshiba MK4021GAS Toshiba SD-R2512 Stock heatpipes Windows XP Home SP3 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.0" XGA TFT Internal only 18.5 V, 4.9 A Stock 15" Pavilion Shell (8 lbs) 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech MX510 Gaming Optical Generic gel-based green Internal Altec Lansing only Targus PAU10KU 
OtherOther
D-Link DWL-G650M Generic black messenger-style bag 
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