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Get HR-05 for the NB instead of that tiny fan on stock cooler.
The whole idea of the 40mm fan is to help cool the NB without having to replace the cooler

If you remove the cooler on the DFI DK you void the warranty unfortunatly
    
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The whole idea of the 40mm fan is to help cool the NB without having to replace the cooler

If you remove the cooler on the DFI DK you void the warranty unfortunatly
Apparently overclocking voids the warranty too. All you have to do is keep the stock cooler in the box, so when you need to RMA, just put it back on.
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Yeah ^^ agreed with NuclearCrap!

Since you are soo close with your budget, maybe step up to a pair of These Drives instead. £46.52 Inc VAT, but the 32mb cache does make a difference!

{Edit}
I just thought about this comment and thought it was funny mentioning the voiding of the warranty for removing the NB cooler lol

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Originally Posted by . // Fixion
Regarding build 3, i hear that the DFI board is an amazing quadcore OC'er - I have a Dry Ice pot coming my way also, so im hoping i can get some good results
I really see no reason to add fear of voiding warranties when doing DICE lol
Edited by Indignity - 6/8/08 at 5:23am
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Apparently overclocking voids the warranty too. All you have to do is keep the stock cooler in the box, so when you need to RMA, just put it back on
Wouldnt they be able to tell?

Seals might break [Walruses too!]
Thermal paste would look different
    
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Since you are soo close with your budget, maybe step up to a pair of These Drives instead. £46.52 Inc VAT, but the 32mb cache does make a difference!
Holycrapbatman!

That beats the hell out of the AAKS

Single platter also i take it?


Man...

I'd be going from 2MB Cache to 64MB Cache RAID0 =D

The difference would be insane

+Rep for you sir!

[And you Nuc =P]
    
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Yeah ^^ agreed with NuclearCrap!

Since you are soo close with your budget, maybe step up to a pair of These Drives instead. £46.52 Inc VAT, but the 32mb cache does make a difference!
It's proven that WD's 640GB (2x 320GB platters) can beat all the 7200.11 drives. The single platter 320GB (WD3200AAKS) can surely beat that 7200.11 250GB.

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Wouldnt they be able to tell?

Seals might break [Walruses too!]
Thermal paste would look different
It works every time.
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>.>

Stick with the AAKS then?
    
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It's proven that WD's 640GB (2x 320GB platters) can beat all the 7200.11 drives. The single platter 320GB (WD3200AAKS) can surely beat that 7200.11 250GB.
No doubt although I'm a fan of the Samsung F1s though .. I was just looking for around the same budget he has. The added 16mb to the cache is what would sell it for me.
He can surely add to storage as time goes on.
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No doubt although I'm a fan of the Samsung F1s though .. I was just looking for around the same budget he has. The added 16mb to the cache is what would sell it for me.
He can surely add to storage as time goes on.
If the 7200.11 is slower and provides less space for the same price, then why...... lol.

Samsung needs to release their single platter 320GB drive.
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No, no no no .... that's not what I was saying.. for a RAID0 setup, hands down the two drives with the 32mb cache will be faster than one of the WD drives.

I tested my Raptors in RAID-0 (16mb) vs. my Samsung F1s in RAID-0 (32mb) and the Samsungs were definitely faster in the read/write portions. These were both on the same controller and in the same environment.

I'm not trying to spark a big debate because I know you know your stuff. My .02 is all

I did post the screenshots of the test in the Abyss build log if you wish to check them out
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