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E8400 Rocks :)

post #1 of 25
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Thought I had to say this. Ever since I built my rig (first build) its been insane! It used to take me almost 2 hours to run spy bot search and destroy. On here, it takes 8 minutes!! I love this cpu. I can't believe it makes that much of a difference.
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post #2 of 25
Nice choice, I've been happy with mine as well. Got my previous chip up to 4.3 and this one was close to that. I'm being very careful with the voltages now since I had to RMA the last one for reasons unknown and I was careful with it as well. A new board will be my best move for higher speeds I think.
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post #3 of 25
Vitamin, what was your previous CPU?

Edit: 1,200 posts >:O
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5 minutes here with it in advance mode and block everything in the highest cpu setting
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post #5 of 25
it wasnt voltage that killed your first CPU. if that was the case mine would be really dead. i bench mine at 1.53 vcore on air and its fine.
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post #6 of 25
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Vitamin, what was your previous CPU?

Edit: 1,200 posts >:O
Pentium D 2.8GHz
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post #7 of 25
ya for some reason i thougt you were talking about another E8400 lol.
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post #8 of 25
Quote:
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Pentium D 2.8GHz
Not a bad upgrade if I say so myself.
post #9 of 25
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oh yea. Can't even tell when avg scans which is nice. Used to be where i would scan my computer and have to walk away lol. so much lag.
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post #10 of 25
sweet! i remember it used to take me forever to unrar, but with an OC'ed quad it takes no time

i upgraded from an opty 165 @ 2.9
    
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