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Poll Results: Do you prefer the new OCN?

 
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post #551 of 6493
@ OCMAN ..In my opinion your primary GPU is too weak and you would see a bigger improvement if you were using just GF9800 as your primary and only GPU and if you ditch your current card. GF9800 is a way more powerfull card than HD3650 and Physics wolud not benefit you as much as GF9800 itself as primary GPU,if you were going to do it to just upgrade your gaming experience.. But test it out and see what will happen.. Good Luck..
     
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Originally Posted by KingT View Post
@ OCMAN ..In my opinion your primary GPU is too weak and you would see a bigger improvement if you were using just GF9800 as your primary and only GPU and if you ditch your current card. GF9800 is a way more powerfull card than HD3650 and Physics wolud not benefit you as much as GF9800 itself as primary GPU,if you were going to do it to just upgrade your gaming experience.. But test it out and see what will happen.. Good Luck..
Yes, I agree that 9800GT is more powerful... I think I can get a standalone TV card to fill the need for TV feature...
I like ATi cards for that very reason... and ATi renders better graphics quality.

I use my rig for video encoding/multimedia stuff... so gaming is at the bottom of the list...

Why didn't ATi make a powerful AIW card, so I can get the best of both worlds ???
Edited by ocman - 11/1/10 at 8:30am
     
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Yes, I agree that 9800GT is more powerful... I think I can get a standalone TV card to fill the need for TV feature...
I like ATi cards for that very reason... and ATi renders better graphics quality.

I use my rig for video encoding/multimedia stuff... so gaming is at the bottom of the list...

Why didn't ATi make a powerful AIW card, so I can get the best of both worlds ???
Yeah you do that You will be much happier if you don't physics and just render game with GF9800.. Yeah why dony they.. But if you say that your rig is mostly being used for media porposes then you go physics.. Me personally,will go for nVidia card myself as im quite fed up with shady ATI drivers as I'm at 10.3 @ the moment as I've used 10.6,10.9 & latest 10.10 and all of them give me a flowdown in gameplay in DIRT2 when I drive through wter on track .. What's up with that???
     
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Yeah you do that You will be much happier if you don't physics and just render game with GF9800.. Yeah why dony they.. But if you say that your rig is mostly being used for media porposes then you go physics.. Me personally,will go for nVidia card myself as im quite fed up with shady ATI drivers as I'm at 10.3 @ the moment as I've used 10.6,10.9 & latest 10.10 and all of them give me a flowdown in gameplay in DIRT2 when I drive through wter on track .. What's up with that???
I guess that way (with 9800GT and a standalone tv card setup), then the 2nd PCI-E X16 slot is free to add an ASUS U3S6 card that runs @ X4... for USB 3.0 and SATA 6.0... just for the sake of having some next gen standard ports ready for faster data transfer speed...

P.S. If I were to swap out my ATi AIW card... I'll keep it in a safe place.

Not sure if the proposed setup will work... ?
Edited by ocman - 11/1/10 at 9:01am
     
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Yes that's a much better opton.. As for USB3/SATA3 im still a bit conservative as the improvements are visionable but not what everybody was expecting from it.. I say that a bit more time is needed so we could really benefit from it in the way that they promissed..Just like DDR2>>DDR3 transition or DX9/10>>DX11 ..
     
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To all Official ASUS P5Q PRO Turbo (yet to vote) owners club members,

There are less than 12 hours before the above poll closes. Hurry up and cast your vote. This is it.

ocman.


P.S. I'll miss the original name of the owners club so very much...
     
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Hey guys, I didn't know if anyone here has bothered taking the Ai Transaction Booster out of Auto & put it in Manual & Enabled all of the pullin's.
Well I did & not only was there a speed boost to the RAM & L2 cache, but also a drop in latency from 64ns to 56ns!
Programs now a noticeably faster to respond & games play great!

The lowest I could go was with a Performance Level of 8.
Any lower & it wouldn't boot...but worst of all was it reset all of the bios settings going down to level 7! RRR
Just a pain reseting everything again, but doable...

It's what's shown in the pic but with all of them enabled & performance level set to 8.

If you want to give this a go, start at performance level 10 & go down from there testing as you go.
I use W7 Memory Diagnostics & Intel BurnTest for that.

Edited by MUff1N - 11/3/10 at 12:04pm
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Hey guys, I didn't know if anyone here has bothered taking the Ai Transaction Booster out of Auto & put it in Manual & Enabled all of the pullin's.
Well I did & not only was there a speed boost to the RAM & L2 cache, but also a drop in latency from 64ns to 56ns!
Programs now a noticeably faster to respond & games play great!

The lowest I could go was with a Performance Level of 8.
Any lower & it wouldn't boot...but worst of all was it reset all of the bios settings going down to level 7! RRR
Just a pain reseting everything again, but doable...

It's what's shown in the pic but with all of them enabled & performance level set to 8.

If you want to give this a go, start at performance level 10 & go down from there testing as you go.
I use W7 Memory Diagnostics & Intel BurnTest for that.
I've tried to enable all pullins and haven't noticed any changes in performance so I've left it @ Disable and never looked back..
But if it's working for you then go with it ..

PS: for memory testing use memtest (windows v.4.0 or a boot CD version) and Prime 95 custom 4096k>>4096k for best memory stability..


CHEERS..
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So with that said these are my "current" settings for a 4GHz OC & 500 FSB using 4Gbs of G.SKILL-F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK RAM in the Yellow slots.
I must say it sure it quick with a 2004MHz FSB!
Picture below as well...

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501 X 8 (4Ghz)
FSB strap: 333
Memory divider: 1:1
PCI-E: 100

CPU vCore: 1.32500v (1.304v actual)
FSB: 1.38v
NB: 1.40v
SB: 1.20v
SB-PCIE: 1.50v (minimum)
CPU PLL: 1.58v
DRAM: 2.140v
just wanted to comment ... tried these same settings myself and they seem stable for me aswell (actually had ram at 2.1c and cpu at 1.4v just to be safe with the vtt) -- did 6hrs of prime but then i was kind of uncomfortable with the relatively high voltages and not much benefit to my gaming/encoding (unigine score didnt increase with min fps droping to half ) so i went back to 450x9.

seems like my quest for 500fsb is over (although i learned that 333Mhz strap is muuuch better then 400/Auto)
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just wanted to comment ... tried these same settings myself and they seem stable for me aswell (actually had ram at 2.1c and cpu at 1.4v just to be safe with the vtt) -- did 6hrs of prime but then i was kind of uncomfortable with the relatively high voltages and not much benefit to my gaming/encoding (unigine score didnt increase with min fps droping to half ) so i went back to 450x9.

seems like my quest for 500fsb is over (although i learned that 333Mhz strap is muuuch better then 400/Auto)
I found basically the same gaming performance results as well.
Yea, it looks "Cool" to have a 2000MHz FSB, but if there's no real advantage & speed increase then there's no sense in doing it as the higher voltages will decrease the lifespan of the mobo & CPU...

So it's not really a matter of if you can, it's a matter of why if there's no benefit to it...
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