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Poll Results: Do you prefer the new OCN?

 
  • 35% (32)
    Yes!
  • 15% (14)
    No!
  • 14% (13)
    Yes and No!
  • 34% (31)
    Don't give a damn about it! (LOL)
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Originally Posted by ocman View Post

@ Sliden

Thx for sharing! thumbsupsmiley.png

I hope I would be determined enough to get myself some custom watercooling... redface.gif


@ Droidriven

 
It seems you got and going to get a lot of motherboards and CPUs to build systems with. You sure have dough and time... that I don't really have. tongue.gif

The newer mobos such as the ones from ASUS, comes with Auto tuning for overclocking, and I heard they do decent jobs.

I look forward to hear more exciting news from you. Take care! thumb.gif  

I will definitely be posting pics and stats for all the builds I'm doing as they come together.
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Yes, I know, that's why I phrased it as "bite the bullet", lol. Is X79 as capable as X99, I'm checking on some X58 stuff too(an Asus P6T or a variant of it in mATX form factor hopefully). I'm trying to get setup with two systems for my personal use(my z97 and a good backup unit), a server for software development for myself and a small group of friends and one in every bedroom for the kids and adults to use(so they leave mine alone).

I just got another laptop also, HM57 chipset with on board nvidia GPU, my other is WAY outdated(dell d610, lol). I'll be getting a hybrid drive for the one I just got, upgrading to 16GB RAM and the fastest i7 it will take, still digging for what its max CPU is, I might even switch motherboards to one with HM77 chipset if it lets me go to a better i7 than the max on the mobo it has now plus mSATA capability. It should be good enough for my purposes while I'm on the road.I checked out the customizable lappys but the ones I would go for are way too expensive, the one I have after upgrades will have a total cost of about $500-600 by the time I'm done if I can find the right deals on parts hopefully, might be wishful thinking though.

I don't think I'll ever be done with ordering parts. I'm determined to get it all together. Wish me luck man, lol

 

Good luck to you Droidriven! By the way, I have just sold my i7 4770K... and I feel glad now, as I have more budget to get upgraded to Skylake or newer a core i7 laptop that has USB 3.1 s :thumbsups

 

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I will definitely be posting pics and stats for all the builds I'm doing as they come together.

 

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DIAMOND All in Wonder Premium Graphics with HDT... SAPPHIRE HD 6950 2GB OC GDDR5 (Partially burned... 2 X 2GB OCZ XTC Platinum PC2-8500 DDR2 (OCZ2P10... 2 X 2GB Kingston HyperX PC2-8500 DDR2 (KHX8500D... 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Beyond Micro 250GB External Drive USB 2.0 (Maxt... ADATA S102 Pro 32GB Superior Series USB 3.0 Fla... Corsair Flash Voyager GTR CMFVYA32GBGT2 32GB US... Patriot x-mini 8GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Intel® SSD 520 Series 240GB 2.5in SATA 6Gb/s 25... Intel® SSD 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G3K5 2.5" 80GB... WD MyBook Live 2TB external hard drive Hitachi XL Desk 3TB 3.5" USB 2.0 External Hard ... 
Optical DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
LG BH10LS30 Blu-Ray Writer 10X BD-R 16X DVD-RW ... 2 X ASUS DRW-24B1ST (not in use) 2 X Samsung SH-S223C (retired) Corsair H-50 (partially burned and trashed) 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Cooler Master Hyper 212+ (sold) 6 X Cooler Master Green LED Silent Fan 120mm (R... Windows 7 SP1 64bit 28" HANNSPREE ST289MUB LCD HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Digital Media Keyboard 3000 Corsair HX Series CMPSU-620HX 620W (partially f... NZXT Gamma Classic Mid-Tower (trashed) Microsoft Comfort 4500 Wired Mouse (Red) 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Steelseries QcK Pro Gaming (3.2cm x 2.7cm) mous... Integrated 7.1 Altec Lansing VS3251 5.1 Surround Sound System Sennheiser HD518 Headphone 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Shure SRH840 Kingston HyperX Cloud Stereo Headset with Micro... ASUS U3S6 Expansion Card Samsung CLP-300 Colour Laser Printer 
OtherOtherOtherOther
HP OfficeJet 5510 All in one Printer 3.5" Rosewill All in one card reader + 3 USB po... Elephant USB 2.0 Sim Card & Memory Card Reader SD/SDHC cards 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Celeron D 340J @ 3.23 GHz MachSpeed Matrix P4M800 Asus A9250 128MB AGP 8X 2 x 1GB Patriot DDR400 Memory 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
320GB Seagate 7200RPM HDD LG 16X DVD Rewriter LG 52X CD Rewriter Masscool CPU HSF 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows XP + Windows 7 55" SONY BRAVIA EX710 Series LED HDTV Logitech's (White) Included 400W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Power Up Blue 2526 Quantum Series ATX Mid-Tower Verbatim's (up to 2000 dpi with blue light) a thin one (got it for free) onboard 
AudioOther
cheap 5.1 sound card 3.5" Japanese brand name card reader + floppy d... 
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Intel Celeron M 370 C0 @ 2GHz (oc'ed) Dell's B120 (Chipset: Intel i915GMS/i910GML) Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 2 X 1GB OCZ PC2 5300 
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40GB 5400RPM / Toshiba MK4032GAX Combo Drive: 24x/10x/24x CD-RW and 8x DVD-ROM Dell Inspiron B120 WinXP SP3 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
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Hi All

I have just 'repackaged' my old Asus P5Q (Rev 1.03G) with Powercolor HD 3850 (512Mb) into a refurb machine for my 14 year old son. Bought 2Gb of DDR from Ebay to make 4Gb, new EVGA 500W PSU (old 600 Tagan used elsewhere), 3x 320Gb RAID 0 stripe, installed Win 7 Home Premium in stead of XP Pro. Packaged up in a Zalman Z1 case. All working well as a school work machine and for internet surfing.

My son would really like Windows 10 to stay up with the times, and given this is a free upgrade this interests me too.

The issue I have found is that the HD 3850 is not supported any longer and there are no Legacy drivers for Windows 10. I understand some people have been lucky getting their HD 3850 to work on Win 10, and that the Windows Compatibility Checker says it should work OK, but I am not sure I want the grief of fixing it all if it goes badly at the install stage. From what I see Win 10 should be fine on the P5Q

Q: Has anyone here had any luck installing Windows 10 on a HD 3850?

Q2: If it is at all risky or too complicated, what graphics card would forum members recommend to replace? A GeForce GT 720 is only £33 and that is DX12 compatible so one assumed Win 10 too. Not looking to game on it (he has a PS4 for that - big FIFA fan) but some photoshopping type school work cannot be ruled out in the next 4 years.

Your assistance is much appreciated.

S321
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As promised here are the close-up pictures of my P5Q-E that show the voltmod I did.






Edited by mllrkllr88 - 9/21/15 at 8:55am
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As promised here are the close-up pictures of my P5Q-E that show the voltmod I did.





Cool, I'll be trying that out on my P5Q-E when I find replacement heatsinks.

Will this work on my p5q pro and p5q-em?
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You should look at your board very closely to see if it has a similar layout, but I think it should work on all P5Q series boards. All voltmods are done at your own risk thumb.gif
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I got a 2nd hand Asus P5Q PRO TURBO mobo recently and wanted to try overclocking my E7200 processor. I tried to adjust the cpu ratio in the BIOS, but it just stuck at AUTO. The BIOS is the latest version 10.8.2012. Hope some P5Q Pro Turbo owners here can help.
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Already tried the numeric + and - keys?
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Anyone interested in buying my modded P5Q-E? If there is any interest I will make a for sale thread.
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Already tried the numeric + and - keys?

Hi, Thanks a lot for your advise. I tried using +/- keys a while ago, and it worked. I had thought pressing Enter key would change the setting from Auto. This is the first time I try my hand on overclocking.
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