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post #1811 of 3829
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leak tests with PSUs thank god my loop is on a 120v AC pump, plugging and chugging 24/7 for the past 5 years, its a ******* aquarium pump that I modded! it works great! i do leak test int eh tub though, you have too, water will bleed through carpet and then through the cieling! i woud **** myself if my floor caved in one day becuase i was leak testing and didn't notice a huge leak! lol i doubt there is so much water.

I have a new Microcenter 64gb SF-1222, $100 i and benching against my C300 for a review! this drive is really cheap and good, ADATA S599 in disguise and cheaper.
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post #1812 of 3829
Dunno if I'd dare. My dumbass mates keep suggesting I put some fish in my rez as it is...
I guess I could just not tell them....

Five years........
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post #1813 of 3829
So If I am going to buy 12 gigs of triple channel memory what do you guys suggest I get? Not necissarily the most expensive but the best overall deal. Sorry for my ignorance but I only get to build a new computer once a year! Along with the GA-X58A-UD7 I have an i7 920 and a GTX 580.
Edited by Avidean - 12/23/10 at 8:11pm
post #1814 of 3829
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yea man i am afraid one day it will fail, well thank god for thermal shutdown.

12gigs is a lot, I woudl get a cheap DDR3 1600mhz kit, as taking 12gigs higher than 1600mhz is going to be tough, its going to be tough enough gettign them to 1600mhz, at stock you will need at least 1.2-1.25 qpi/vtt voltage b/c the processor has such a crappy memory controller.
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post #1815 of 3829
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leak tests with PSUs thank god my loop is on a 120v AC pump, plugging and chugging 24/7 for the past 5 years, its a ******* aquarium pump that I modded! it works great! .
that's hardcore lol
post #1816 of 3829
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VM's are Virtual Machines (as in VMWare).

So how do you do this, do you just load 'em on seperate partitions, or load 'em and image them, or what?
VM, doh!

Well I keep most of them on disk but I keep W7 64 bit on USB because I use it the most. I have several drives to keep them on and it depends on what I an doing at the time on how I keep them set up.
Like right now I am practicing for a compition that uses wPrime, Cinbench, geekbench, 3DMark06 and Vantage so I have Server 08 and W7 64 on my SSD and will throw Vista and XP on another HDD to run each test once at a comparison GHz to see whats running the fastest.

Sorry, I am rambling but haven't had my coffee yet. Did this last night on air.
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VM, doh!

Well I keep most of them on disk but I keep W7 64 bit on USB because I use it the most. I have several drives to keep them on and it depends on what I an doing at the time on how I keep them set up.
Like right now I am practicing for a compition that uses wPrime, Cinbench, geekbench, 3DMark06 and Vantage so I have Server 08 and W7 64 on my SSD and will throw Vista and XP on another HDD to run each test once at a comparison GHz to see whats running the fastest.

Sorry, I am rambling but haven't had my coffee yet. Did this last night on air.


I hate sounding dumb, but I really am curious: So when you are 'benching' with these OS's the only thing on the drive is the OS? Meaning you don't have any other functional software on there for daily use?
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I hate sounding dumb, but I really am curious: So when you are 'benching' with these OS's the only thing on the drive is the OS? Meaning you don't have any other functional software on there for daily use?
Not a dumb question at all. Yes they are only for benchmarks, all networking and processes that are not necessary for the benchmark or the OS to run are shut off. Here is a SS of my XP 32 bit with 16 processes running.
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Not a dumb question at all. Yes they are only for benchmarks, all networking and processes that are not necessary for the benchmark or the OS to run are shut off. Here is a SS of my XP 32 bit with 16 processes running.
Otay then! I guess I don't have to feel so bad about my 388 in AS-SSD
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Otay then! I guess I don't have to feel so bad about my 388 in AS-SSD
Almost forgot to tell you, I loaded an Un-stripped W7 64 bit and ran AS SSD and got 388
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