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post #11 of 21
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Judging by the pic, a wallet and a few bucks. Nice find indeed.
lol yup..free money is always nice..that wallet is fairly new...i get attached to wallets and wear em down till money falls out.
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Does it work?
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post #13 of 21
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Well I just checked the PSU and it works fine..so I'm guessing either the RAM he had in it is effed or the 8800 is cooked..I'm too tired to check tonight..but hopefully something stupid went wrong and nothing is actually ruined!
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post #14 of 21
O man. My 680i was a overclocking beast. Too bad she had to die.
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post #15 of 21
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BTW nothing wrong with the PC. Dude added a 512 of Patriot RAM that took a **** on him and the board wouldn't boot passed BIOS...

So I put the 8800gtx in and she folds 4.7K!
GTX460: 12K
1090t: 8.5K



1090t when folding solo, does 15-17K
Edited by giganews35 - 3/4/11 at 10:17pm
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post #16 of 21
93 C? that GTX is toasty bro.
clean it up and replace TIM.
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post #17 of 21
Wait, so whats the story behind you getting a free pc? do tell.
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post #18 of 21
DO WANT!!!! I best computer that I found on the street had a Pentium 4 Socket 478 with 512mb ram and onboard intel crap, so an 880gt is an AMAZING FIND!!!!!!! (not as awesome as finding a $3000 TV on the street, look at my TV thread )
post #19 of 21
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93 C? that GTX is toasty bro.
clean it up and replace TIM.
I did...it idled at 68C before...I only had AS5 (MX-4 on the way) Idle went down to 55C..but once I put this in with the 460 under 100% load it does get a lil toasty...but as long as she stay under 100C..I might throw her back in the 680i and fold with the C2D and 8800gtx.
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post #20 of 21
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Wait, so whats the story behind you getting a free pc? do tell.
Colleague in my Digital Photography heard I'm a CS major, so he asked me to put a PC together for him...he's paying me some cash and bought my h70 off me..(RS360 on its way )

And he said his old PC took a **** and wants to scrap it and offered it to me so...well I of course said why not thinking this thing might have some RAM I can use for other PCs...yup..

700W PSU, EVGA 680i SLI, C2D 6400, 8800GTX, 250GB HD, extra 120mm fans, 2gb of some kingston ddr2.

oh and a blue bulky, ugly looking alienware case..
Edited by giganews35 - 3/4/11 at 10:56pm
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