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Originally Posted by SwishaMane View Post
Jeez, it's like I brought this thread to a halt, I seem to be the only one every on. Well, I like updating my status even tho barely anyone reads it, keeps me busy.

Currently testing 228x13 for 2.964ghz. I snapped a couple screens of the bios settings OC related, in case anyone sees anything interesting, or notices my math on the timings is wrong. Especially trc and trfc. I know those are based off adding two other timings together. Anyway, screens are named backward, and taken when I was testing 242, but other than that... basically how it is.
Not sure what the formula is for DDR, but for DDR3 I usually follow this:

CL + tRCD + tRP = tRAS; then tRAS + tRP = tRC.

And you haven't brought this thread to a halt, it's just some of us are busy or too lazy to post. I've been both to tell you honestly.

OT: I just bought Dirt 2 fellas, lemme know when you all wanna get together and fly around the tracks.
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3.016ghz failed like 35 mins in. I'll give rig break til tomorrow. Peace!
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OT: I just bought Dirt 2 fellas, lemme know when you all wanna get together and fly around the tracks.
I'm around all week so let me know.
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I'm around all week so let me know.
89% downloaded at the moment.
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89% downloaded at the moment.
I don't have DiRT 2 . I wish I did though .
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I've still got my free Dirt2 key, mebbe I'll DL that on my main rig when I'm done with 939 for awhile. I hate switching cables back and forth... lol

EDIT: Got 3.016ghz to pass 1 hour this morning, but not 3.04ghz, . I'm reaching the end of what this mob / PSU / cooler will allow me to go. Thats why i got a new 750 silverstone PSU on the way, looking into modding a H50 to mount on 939, and still can't find the Ultra-D I want...
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I don't have DiRT 2 . I wish I did though .
You should get it. It's really fun, although I've figured out why on the demo's they say that it doesn't represent the finished product. The vehicle setup portion has been really dumbed down. Rather than having specific adjustments,such as final drive gearing, and each individual dear it a generic Long/ short gear preset. That's kind of disappointing, I really liked that aspect about the demo. Reminded me of GT and GT2. Oh well at least Dirt 1 still has those features available.
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I've still got my free Dirt2 key, mebbe I'll DL that on my main rig when I'm done with 939 for awhile. I hate switching cables back and forth... lol

EDIT: Got 3.016ghz to pass 1 hour this morning, but not 3.04ghz, . I'm reaching the end of what this mob / PSU / cooler will allow me to go. Thats why i got a new 750 silverstone PSU on the way, looking into modding a H50 to mount on 939, and still can't find the Ultra-D I want...
I have 2 SLI modded Ultra-D's. What's the criteria that you're looking for in a board?
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Hmmmmm...I haven't even looked into setting up the cars. I do however think Dirt2 is pretty much the best, most realistic, and fun feeling racing game I've tried so far. Not that I've by any means tried them all, but I know the graphics are great, the force feedback is great, and I find myself playing it until 2-3 in the morning.

Off Topic: I just installed a 6500 BTU Frigidaire A/C 3 feet from my computer.
I ran 1 run of S&M and the max temps were 43/38c, although only @ 2.82GHz and 1.5v. I'm sure I'll have to try going for 2.9 again......maybe the 12 degree drop in temps will allow me to go a little higher. I doubt it, but I'll let you know.

EDIT: FYI.....I bought Grid, (Toca3, and Fuel), but haven't installed any of them yet.
Edited by ny_driver - 5/3/10 at 3:03pm
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Just so you know, at least as of a few hours ago, FUEL is broken. They ran out of product keys, so attempts to play the game fail. They should have keys again within a week they are hoping.
     
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Hmmmmm...I haven't even looked into setting up the cars. I do however think Dirt2 is pretty much the best, most realistic, and fun feeling racing game I've tried so far. Not that I've by any means tried them all, but I know the graphics are great, the force feedback is great, and I find myself playing it until 2-3 in the morning.

Off Topic: I just installed a 6500 BTU Frigidaire A/C 3 feet from my computer.
I ran 1 run of S&M and the max temps were 43/38c, although only @ 2.82GHz and 1.5v. I'm sure I'll have to try going for 2.9 again......maybe the 12 degree drop in temps will allow me to go a little higher. I doubt it, but I'll let you know.

EDIT: FYI.....I bought Grid, (Toca3, and Fuel), but haven't installed any of them yet.
Ever since I played Gran Turismo (1), I've really liked being able to set the cars up. I usually set them considerably different than most generic presets, and wind up breaking records because my cars simply drive better.

In the Dirt2 demo I was able to set the cars up in such a way that no matter how bad the vehicle stats were, I could always make it better and make it "bite" in to the road surface, whereas with the presets, no matter how I set it, especially with the F150 trophy truck, it slides around like it's on ice.

But the rest of the game isn't bad at all. Although I do find myself disliking those breaktrough style races, I don't follow typical lines either (I think that's maybe why Blitz says I like running in to people (I don't, they just happen to be in my line)).

We all need to get together and race it up.

EDIT: Install Grid and Dirt 1, they're very similar to Dirt 2 except in Grid you're racing on the street with all sorts of different cars (LeMans, Openwheel, Drift, Togue,). Dirt 1 actually seems more comprehensive now that I think about it, it's got not only rally, Raid T1/3, Baja, but it's also got hillclimb events and the best SEMI'S!!!
Edited by BlackOmega - 5/3/10 at 5:24pm
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