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post #31 of 89
Yep, I love them. I was able to get this build much, much faster with this $75 tri-core, then unlocked it to a quad.

Can't argue with the value of that.

But now that I have more money, I can get better hardware. Goodbye, AMD. Well... We'll see Bulldozer first.
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post #32 of 89
ive been running amd for a while. got a quad for my bros AM2+ and hes loving the temps with a true sitting on the CPU. he was shocked with the initial temps. and even when he had a **** load of dust build up the temps were still good.
post #33 of 89
Yeah buddy! I couldn't be any happier with my 555 even if it did decide to give up that fourth core! You can just push and push and push these things! It truly makes OC'ing fun for me.. just got 4.2 x3 stable. I'm psyched!
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love me my i5-661 @ 4.5Ghz hell i dont F@H (cause idk how) but video editing, gaming, hell on prime95 for 30+hrs it wont go above 60*C (Wooooott watercooling!!)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tha808evangelist View Post
na i tweaked my folding@home to use 100% all the time, i leave it on while im gone, so it was all at load, it was definitely impacting my system, because the temp was slowly rising, other wise it would have stayed at the same temp as when i was just folding
by the way, how's your 945?
Nothing like yours, I was unlucky enough to pick a C2 non-BE chip, but with a good board it can run 3.8, I'm limited to 3.3Ghz, stupid MSI power delivery. It's never let me down, and when I upgrade, it will be folding 24/7 till it dies.
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post #36 of 89
I'm quite satisfied with my x3. Not sure if it can unlock though, the stock cooler is fail on my system (Idle 51c -- Load sometimes hit 65c) But its quite fast and good, although I need more power for my Video Editing, it can handle my 1080i Raw vids with no lag during editing. =D
   
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post #38 of 89
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
I bought my 555BE for $90 and unlocked it to a $130 Quad Core, so I'm happy about that. In all my games, it has the same performance as my OC'd Xeon X3440.

However I don't like how I cannot read my temps anymore because of the unlock, so I don't OC it. Also I feel a bit of pain when I'm doing heavy multi-tasking, which I do often. But I had to downgrade for financial issues and since my games run just fine, I'm happy... for now.
i have the same cpu unlocked to x4. Im using Aida64 to view my cpu temp (overall temp- not individual core temps) it works though i just ran prime at stock clock and didnt hit over 43c
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post #39 of 89
ive always loved amd. bought my motherboard about 2 years ago with a phenom II x3 720 BE. I was able to unlock it to a quad so it was a great buy, decided to upgrade it to a true quad core then after a year when thuban came out upgraded it to 1090T with only a bios update. amd always gives value for my money. I can definitely say I got more than I paid for
post #40 of 89
AMD did me well for along time, it wasn't until I started investing more into my rig that it became apparent that my run with AMD at least for the time being was over.

The first system I ever built was a k7 rig with a voodoo3 that I played one of the first ever 3D mmo's (Asheron's Call) with.

Computers are fun Enjoy whatever you have, sooner or later its all garbage.
    
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