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post #81 of 90 (permalink) Old 09-24-2014, 06:14 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Do you think its worth upgrading to X5660 or X5650? thinking.gif

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Totally, i have both the W3530 and the X5650, and the extra cores really felt different, not to mention the X5650 ran LOADS cooler.

Plus you got nothing to lose for less than $100 biggrin.gif


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post #84 of 90 (permalink) Old 09-24-2014, 11:28 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Well of course! This is OCN biggrin.gif

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Totally, i have both the W3530 and the X5650, and the extra cores really felt different, not to mention the X5650 ran LOADS cooler.

Plus you got nothing to lose for less than $100 biggrin.gif

Thanks for the input! biggrin.gif
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As i see you are still looking for a CPU, here is one

https://www.overclock.net/t/1515857/intel-xeon-x5650


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EK-Supremacy EVO Full Nickel CSQ
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1x Thermalright TY-140
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Regardless which CPU you choose, I can't wait to see some benchmarks on this bad boy! biggrin.gif
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post #87 of 90 (permalink) Old 10-20-2014, 08:06 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Ok I hardmodded it and upgraded the CPU to a XEON X5650!

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I enabled SpeedStep and Turbo and upped the ram from 7-7-7-20 1066 to 9-9-9-24 1333, now:

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