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No, I don't have the manual . I got it though, if I only have 2 sticks, I should put them in the same color DIMMs.
What's annoying though is that on auto, my memory goes to 2.5v and 2T. Stock volts are 2.6-2.8. I think Ima try 2.7v and see if I can get 1T. I gotta find my memtest CD...
how do you like the geminii normally? Does it generally cool better than that?
Cool beans, nate!

I wonder why the RAM is defaulting to 2.5V; now I'm also wondering about whether or not the SPD assigns default VDIMM to the RAM. I thought SPD only determines the basic timings.

The GeminII is a good cooler for the price. It's just a little goofy to mount, which might account for why the temps were high. I've got one mounted on my AT8 32X, and I remember it took me a while to get a good mount on that. I suppose I could just futz around with it, but I've got an Ultra 120 Extreme not doing anything, so I'm putting that sucker on...

I'm also working with a new TIM, too (OCZ Freeze), so it's also very possible that I've not found the best way to apply it.

Ah, the joys of testing! Laundry be danged! I'm doing laundry tomorrow.
    
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I really want to try it now...
Notty iceman, you haven't been using firefox! Built in spellchecker FTW!
Actually I did but FF doesn't believe that "immersive" (it is spelled correctly. dictionary.com FTW!) is a real word and I was too lazy to check the spelling last night.
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Heehee

Just for a larf or two, I'm comparing the full load temps of my gaming rig (see sig) and the testing rig. Using OCCT v.2.0.0 on both, the Opteron 170 @ 2.8GHz is topping out at 49 degs C at the cores, while the X2 3600+ @ 2.0GHz is maxing at 48 degs C. Ambients are at 29.3 degs C.

The X2 3600+, incidentally, has a TR Ultra 120 Extreme sitting on top of it; the Opteron has the "inferior" SI-128SE. Fans are very similar to each other, as well.

This contest between thlnk3r and I might be over before it's gotten started.
    
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Actually I did but FF doesn't believe that "immersive" (it is spelled correctly. dictionary.com FTW!) is a real word and I was too lazy to check the spelling last night.
I noticed that when I quoted you, the spelling looked right, but it didn't offer the right word in the corrections.

Joe, that's interesting with the temps...
I may have to pick me up one of those 128s
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OMG ya'll are SO lucky pio isn't in here right now.... hes really messed up right now.... so to those of you he's talking to, or has talked to tonight... I AM SRY! I left to go play pool with my mom and a family friend and came home to him being wasted.
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Is everything OK now, froggy?
    
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Yes, I'm fine joe . Just had a wee bit too much Whiskey, that's all .
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Good!

I guess you've been picking up habits from Blitzer...

By the way, @ nate: I heartily recommend the SI-128SE. As you can see, it loses nothing to a lapped Ultra 120 Extreme. Though, to be fair, it looks to me that the Rocketfish is gimped with really pathetic airflow. The stock fans are poopy; they are unbelievably weak considering the size of the case. I think I'll have increase airflow into the case before any OCing can be done to the proc...
    
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Apologies for the double post, but I thought I'd pop in here before I went back to bed.

It looks like the Manchester vs. Manchester contest between thlnk3r and I has to be suspended until further notice. Either that, or he wins by default. It seems as if I'd FUBARed my DFI LP UT nF4 Ultra D. I may have accidentally killed the BIOS chip on this thing due to impatience on my part.

The board has to go through a long deep CMOS reset (CMOS jumper set to position 2 & 3, then taking the CMOS battery out for 24 hours, per the advice I'd read about), but even then there are no guarantees that it will work. I doubt if DFI will accept an RMA request for this board as I bought it used.

I'll keep everyone apprised.

If nothing else, take this as a lesson in the importance of patience. I'm usually very patient, but I may have misinterpreted the situation and acted rashly.

Wish me luck.
    
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Yes, I'm fine joe . Just had a wee bit too much Whiskey, that's all .
Ol' Jack can sure sneak up on ya.....
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