Originally Posted by shajbot
So is this permanent buick?
I'm sorry that you're leaving us buick, but it's your call, you can do what you like. Just want to say Thanks for your being in Team Folders Inc. You were and still are such an influential member, if not leader of our team. Good luck with your rigs and the quest to find the cure. It's true that it's about the science. But one cannot just lose their arms and legs to build these machines and have them run and not be accredited to their name. If it wasn't school machines and the team, I wouldn't pass the opportunity.
Once again, thank you and good luck. See you often in our thread.
Ok...so LBN coming back?
Thanks for the kind words!! Yeah for now it's permanent... I will be around though! Just drop me a line... anytime! I'll keep watch of our team and cheerlead as much as possible. You have been absolutely great to know and work with! cappy is fun with his "fireworks", LBN the anchor, but you and your dedication...
And yes LBN is BACK!!! GO Folders Inc!!
BTW - Congrats on your fight into the top 100 of OCN!
Take care and Fold On!
Originally Posted by laboitenoire
You bet'cha. Seeing as I'm back, we should appoint Buick unofficial team guru.
I'll accept the position of "un-official" team guru!!! I don't know what that means exactly, but I'll do the best I can!
BTW - Thanks for jumping back in... :-)
Take care and Fold On!!
Originally Posted by hvacgaspiping
`Good to hear from you again; `gonna` miss your folding power. Well, I`m back folding and my rig is back together. Everything runs just as before, but this new chip runs really warm. It`s not a Pressy (it`s an Intel # P43400E-478-N), but with the cover on my rig the CPU temp shows 60 C. The board and system temps are as low as before, though. I was very careful to clean my heatsink and properly apply my heat transfer paste. I`m of the opinion that the heatpipe assembly was sized for a P4 that wouldn`t be more than 2.8 gig, like the chip I just replaced. Anyway, part of my mod included dremeling out the hexagon holes in the back of the case for better air flow, where the hot air expells from the heatpipe fins. As a "brainstorm" I also added another 40 mm fan to suck more of the heat out of the fins. I replaced the thumbscrews that held to heatpipe/fan to the inside of the case with longer screws to secure the new 40 mm fan and grille to the outside of the case. There is maybe a little more air coming out than before, but not really that much more. In the past when I OCed the old chip to around 3.3 gig, the temps wouldn`t go much past 50 C, but the chip would reset itself in about 4 hours after it made my rig restart. I took the cover back off and again aimed the external blower fan at the same area I had it before to add more cooling. Even with that the CPU temp drops only to about 52 to 53 C. Now I`m considering getting some better air cooling, but I have a big problem with space and design. The Shuttle heatpipe/heatsink assembly appears to be offset differently than other rig setups, so I`m unsure that I can find anything that will fit. Plus, this case is so small that I won`t be able to fit anything larger than the 40 mm setup it now has. I don`t want to spend a bunch on phase or pelt, and there is absolutely NO room for water tubing in this rig. In fact, I have to use the proper sequence when assembling/disassembling this box because of how close stuff fits into this thing. The next thing I`m going to try is to take the new fan back off, and just put the grill on the outside of the case. Maybe the hex hole cut away portion will make enough difference on its own. On a final note the only other possibility for gettin more air into the case is to get some modders mesh. The drawback to that is the case cover is a wrap around with three sides, and it fits like a glove. Any drastic modding to it would greatly weaken it and make it flimsy. `Got any suggestions?
The cpu you have is a Prescott. The "E" designation after the 3400 assures me of that. Just to let you know that the Prescotts did run warmer that the older Northy's or "C" variants... That's due to them taking a little more juice to run and giving off more heat as a matter of design.
As for the temps. What program are you using to monitor those?? If the M/B and system are running the same temps, I'd suspect something else is a miss with the program or diode. The BIOS hardware monitor would be a good place to start for comparisons. I would expect to see maybe a 3-5degC increase over the North cpu at stock speeds. Most reviews posted those kind of results back when. As far as overclocking goes, the 3.4 probably won't go as high either, due to heat related issues.
Your looking at good case flow for cooling and that's good. I would also make sure the room temps are not any higher either. And one last thing. Arctic 5 does take a little bit to "set in" than the older versions of that product. At least that has been my experience. I personally liked AS3 the best...
Take care and I hope this helped, :-)
Originally Posted by cappy
I put my new power supply and mobo in a few minutes ago, and the same thing happens again FIREWORKS!!!! W00T W00T
Blah my onboard sound blew on 2 motherboards now. No clue why. Oh, and lol... I bumped my gpu memory up 5 MHz, and it went to a black screen lol. Not good overclocker
I checked around my house and I don't have any old sound cards laying around, sorry...
Are you sure something isn't shorting out the motherboard?? Seems suspicious to me that all of these sound cards are dying off... Maybe a bad ground or loose screw or metal piece under the motherboard or caught between some components... Well I've got to go to the doctor. We'll talk later.
Take care, :-)