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  1. tsubasa hanekawa

    Gigabyte X99 UD5 SSD question

    Hello all, I am soon to be obtaining a cheap X99 UD5 from a friend, I plan on pairing this with an E5 2630 V3 and 16gb of DDR4 3000MHz (i know it'll run at around 1800MHz or 2133MHz but it's temporary till I can afford a 5960X or so) now, my question regarding the SSD's is in reference to the...
  2. tsubasa hanekawa

    having a strange issue, dead card or not

    hello everyone, thanks for taking time to read this, ill jump straight in with what the issue is, my current gpu is an asus HD 7950 DCU2, i don't have another card to go to nor the money for another, effectively the card works fine, not had any issues at all till lately, and basically what it...
  3. tsubasa hanekawa

    anyone tried an X5570 with a rampage 2 gene?

    hello all, im writing this up today because i have recently scored a rampage 2 gene for cheap, has an i7 940 in it at the moment along with 12gb ram and the like, i recently nabbed an X5570 cheap also since everything on the net shows that the X5570 works with this board fine, the X5570 turned...
  4. tsubasa hanekawa

    question about the asus Z10PE-D16 WS

    i have a small deal lined up shortly with the advent of a deal made with a friend, the deal is basically he's looking to upgrade to a platform with PCI-E 3 since he's hit the limit of PCI-E 2 (he's a storage buff so we;re talking raid on enterprise grade SSD's and the like all going through a...
  5. tsubasa hanekawa

    has anyone had any horror stories with ES CPU's?

    hello, as per the title im looking allot into ES cpu's for my next build and so im wondering of anyone has heard anything bad of them or had any problems with them? im mainly needing lots of cores/threads for virtuilisation but i don't have £1200 to drop on an E5-2670-V3 so im looking into ES...
  6. tsubasa hanekawa

    question about x99m gaming 5 (not sure if this belongs in cpu's or motherboards)

    hello all, im planning a small core monster so MATX (hence the motherboard) but with a 12 core 24 thread xeon E5-2670-V3, now since i have to keep the price somewhat low im planning on using an ES xeon, now my question is this: since the board does indeed support the cpu but since im new to...
  7. tsubasa hanekawa

    long shot question about an ILM backplate (1366)

    as per my sig (intel S5520SC) im on a dual xeon LGA1366 board, the standard xeon backplate is somewhat annoying as it means if i want to mount any kind of cooler other than a small 1U/2U one it means i have to improvise, the only way to get the backplate off is by removing the socket retention...
  8. tsubasa hanekawa

    quick question with requirementsfor FSX

    im doing a build for a friend in the not too distant future, i've to keep it as low budget as possible but the base spec is going to be a xeon E3-1231 V3, a 16gb kit of kingston fury black ram and an HD7950 (maybe another if budget allows for it and it's needed) but my question is will this max...
  9. tsubasa hanekawa

    case suggestions needed (must fit SSI-EEB)

    hello all, im looking for a new case in the near future, it has a few 'musts' first off im not really interested in looks so much but if it's a good looking case then that's just a nice bonus, secondly it MUST fit SSI-EEB, it doesn't need to 'officially' support it but if you can confirm an...
  10. tsubasa hanekawa

    questions regarding intel S5520SC

    hello, i've recently made the move to an intel S5520SC (needed price/performance and performence/power use both of which i got as it was cheap and im using L5640's too) but my question is as follows: i have heard about that the board doesn't officially support non ECC ram and so because of this...
  11. tsubasa hanekawa

    power supply recommendations?

    hello all, im planning a new build soon due to having to change some things around but im not so sure which way to go with the PSU, the extreme PSU calculator says around 804W peak usage (so 100%) and 729W at about 90% (this is with a 6990 on the list bare in mind as i may be acquiring one...
  12. tsubasa hanekawa

    power supply recommendations?

    hello all, im planning a new build soon due to having to change some things around but im not so sure which way to go with the PSU, the extreme PSU calculator says around 804W peak usage (so 100%) and 729W at about 90% (this is with a 6990 on the list bare in mind as i may be acquiring one...
  13. tsubasa hanekawa

    G34 and a pair of 6272's worth it? (cheap more within)

    hello all, having a bit of a hard time deciding on something, im having to chop down my rig collection (basically electric costs too much so i can only run one rig, my parents have just said one system they never said anything about how powerful :P apologies for my slight digression) but they...
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