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Update: Opty has Flown the Coop, and is now headed to fellow OC'er NateGr8ns!


Socket 939 Opteron LCB9E 0652WPMW was always a good chip. As a young chip Opty said "goodbye!" to mom and dad and he was shipped off to sunny Jacksonville Florida, where he was excited to become part of his first computer!

He did his best to keep his owner happy, easily overclocking to 2.7GHz with crappy ram and a total noob oc'er behind the wheel.

But the owner was not satisfied by the young Opty's efforts. The owner converted to the dark side after just 5 months of use of Opty.

Lonely and dejected, Opty was relegated to waiting, in hopes that one day he would be appreciated and make his owner proud again.

"Where will this story take me next?" wondered young Opty. Well it just so happend, his owner was wondering just the same thing!


Yes, this is weird. Opty is indeed all alone and quite pensive about the future. Hopefully the story has a happy ending, stay tuned?
    
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post #2 of 42
Converted to the dark side.... dont you mean Leaving the dark side and Following the Light?
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Converted to the dark side.... dont you mean Leaving the dark side and Following the Light?
If by "following the light" you mean stopped supporting the "little guy" and selling out to the big corporate machine just for a few lousey frames per second that will go unnoticed because they're above my monitor's refresh rate anyway while knowing that my shift may well lead to ending the technological competition that led to such amazing advances in the first place....

Then yes, I suppose i was "following the light".

Anyway, its not about me or my green/blue affiliations, its about finding Opty a loving home.
    
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If by "following the light" you mean stopped supporting the "little guy" and selling out to the big corporate machine just for a few lousey frames per second that will go unnoticed because they're above my monitor's refresh rate anyway while knowing that my shift may well lead to ending the technological competition that led to such amazing advances in the first place....

Then yes, I suppose i was "following the light".

Anyway, its not about me or my green/blue affiliations, its about finding Opty a loving home.
...oh wait...I did the same thing
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post #5 of 42
poor opteron...

Thats it, i'm starting an organization...

I'll call it P.E.T.O - people for the ethical treatment of opterons!!!!

end opteron cruelty!!!!

end excessive use of exclamation points!!!!
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post #6 of 42
Erm...

When did this become OCN: The Soap Opera Network?

Actually, if the intent of this thread is to tell a story of how this orphaned Opteron rediscovers his calling, then it's brilliant, I'd say.

Otherwise...

    
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I'd get it from ya but I already have a 170 and a DFI NF4 expert board. I just need to get a case and HDD so I can make it a 24/7 folder.

EDIT: Joe's Opteron senses were tingling....
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How high does the multi on the 175 go?
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How high does the multi on the 175 go?
11x
    
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How high does the multi on the 175 go?
11 IIRC
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