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ok so my hardware is posted at bottom. heres some pics from year 1, $400 spent



rosewill blackbone case, 3 gig gskill ddr2 800 + 1 gig kingston 333, engts220 (soon to be for sale or trade)

(new case + old)






srry for the shoddy pics my cam is cheap lol

Now for the GOOD STUFF





SSD
750gig dynamic disk




Ok so a few questions.
1-hows my scores?
2-why are temps different in probe and AOD?
3-whats the deal with my drivers not being approved?


and last but not least, what can i do to improve my OC and boost some of my scores?
new hardware is out the question for a while and my pc is my main pc that is on approx. 16 hours a day and 24 every other to let TRIM work. the main use is for minor gaming (FPS) and my wife uses as everyday facebook troller lol.

thanks for your time and hope you enjoy.
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post #2 of 8
question for you;

is that a fan controller in one of the bays? if so, which 1 and how much you got it for?

oh and I would assume probe wud be more accurate beacuse its made by asus for that mobo..(?) but then it cud be badly programmed and stuff beacuse they dont spend good time on it. No clue i guess
    
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post #3 of 8
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yes it is good eye their wasnt a spot for stuff like that in specs lol.
its from newegg.com as is all my parts

Sunbeam RHK-BA Rheobus 5.25" Bay 4 Channel 20W Fan Controller Panel (Black)
$14.99 usd

heres the link http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811998808

its got 3 pin connectors but comes with 3pin to molex adapters (i think)
i use it for my front 120mm exaust, 120mm intake side, top 80mm exaust and my cold cathode lights .
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post #4 of 8
Hello you have good pc but your WM it's no good at all .You have an open glass case and looks very ugly to see all that wires there also the air circulation is restricted.Try harder to hide the wires better.Your score are good for this rig you could post a vantage test.To improve you should change you cpu with a x4 athlon or a X2 phenom and try to unlock it. This cpu slow down a little that Gts 450.Another think your cpu voltaje is big try 1.3-1.37 vcore.Sorry for my bad english but is not my native language . Peace
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post #5 of 8
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thanks ... i think ..lol. as for wires i really cant due much due to short cables on psu. i have done my best to hide and move them. i will post a vantage test asap.as far as changing cpu i would love to step up to phenom 2x4 black but it will have to wait until i get more money.
my cpu voltage is set to auto but i will see about reducing it. no problem on the english as i am also a member of international gaming clan and forums so i have seen much worse .
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sorry for double post but here are vantage and passmark 64 scores,

btw i dropped voltage to 1.37


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post #7 of 8
You need to see how high you can get the FSB on the motherboard. Lower the ram multiplier another step and keep raising the FSB and testing for stability. You'll want to lower the HT link multiplier as needed to keep close to 2000mhz, while adding voltage steps to cpu-nb and cpu as needed for the higher frequencies.

Also, unless you are using between 4 and 6 gb of ram, I would ditch the 2x1 pair of ddr2 and just go with the 2x2. C2 revision cpu-nb should overclock higher and be more stable with just two sticks over four sticks. C3 revision and X6s clock better with 4 sticks.
Edited by RichardS - 3/13/11 at 5:09pm
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post #8 of 8
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ok so as my title says im still in training here. i have looked all over my bios and AOD and can not find settings for fsb...
as for the ram deal , do you think the oc benefits would be worth the loss in ram ammount?
sorry for the noob questions but im still trying to learn this stuff.
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