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post #31 of 54
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What the heck why ditch the raptors. You'll see incredible load time decreasings in games. Get one and try it urself. Also if ur gonna buy one don't get the Raptor X Version.
.... i had 2x36gb for over a month....
my OS was loaded on it, and my favorite games (COD4),
my RAID0 Array now is only 5ms slower in seek time......
and only 20mb/s slower in average read....
so why dont YOU get YOUR facts straight


Especially when 1TB drives own, and 2x1TB in RAID0 = Hella Fast
    
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Wow. The computer market really has changed in dubai! No AS5? Al-taheri guy got me the 3g tube. I thought they didnt have it either but he got it somehow. Could I trouble you to post the price of your components in Dirhams? Im buildin roughly the same rig in two months and it'd help me immensely to know the prices in dubai.
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Oh and congrats on breakin 20k!!
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post #34 of 54
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hi Sanad

Sorry I got your pm just forgot to reply

I'll try that shop for Artic Silver I'm gonna try and find a new hsf today, maybe the TRUE because I don't like my temps at all

Heres the prices:

QX9650 - 3920 dhms
3870X2 - 1570 dhms each
Corsair 8500 - 800 dhms
1tb WD Hardrive - 875 dhms
raptor 150's - 780 each

I can't remember the other prices off the top of my head but I'll check and repost in a while
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Arekieh, thankyou for the screenie that proves that the TRUE is no better than the 9700, puts the arguements to rest

For anyone who missed it




If you look, the TRUE with 1 Fan is only 1c cooler than the Zalman 9700 at max speed
    
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Thanks a lot man! +rep
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post #37 of 54
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Arekieh, thankyou for the screenie that proves that the TRUE is no better than the 9700, puts the arguements to rest

For anyone who missed it




If you look, the TRUE with 1 Fan is only 1c cooler than the Zalman 9700 at max speed
^Exactly
I know I'm kind of late for this argument but I want to throw my opinion in there as well. The Zalman 9700 IMO is one of the top 3 coolers out there. You've got the True-120, the TT, and the 9700, probably in that order. I had one on my Q6700 and never needed anything more when OCing over 3.0GHz. I'm using the Thermaltake to see how it performs.

Nice looking rig you got there though buddy.
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post #38 of 54
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Originally Posted by HauntSheep View Post
Arekieh, thankyou for the screenie that proves that the TRUE is no better than the 9700, puts the arguements to rest

For anyone who missed it




If you look, the TRUE with 1 Fan is only 1c cooler than the Zalman 9700 at max speed
at max speed with its fan going more than double.....
Since the fan on the 9700 is going at 2800.... you should be compairing it to the true with two fans.....
    
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Get 2 Samsung Spinpoint F1 1tb hdds in RAID 0. Raptor has low density, and the UK magazine Custom PC did performance tests, and found that it was faster at loading a level of Crysis, and also at Image Editing.
    
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What the heck why ditch the raptors. You'll see incredible load time decreasings in games. Get one and try it urself. Also if ur gonna buy one don't get the Raptor X Version.
Raptors aren't top anymore. They're great for seek times, but not so great for anything other than that. Even the Raptor X. If you want benchmarks I'll give them to you.
    
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