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    quad 1080 unlock?

    I'm building a new workstation for work (machine learning/ann+render slave) and we're throwing 4 gtx 1080's in it. Before I bring it in I wanted to see how it handles some games - I remember reading that Nvidia was going to have some sort of special unlock for tri/quad-sli setups as it wasn't...
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    GPGPU workstation for work (need to buy not build)

    I need a GPGPU workstation for work (raytracing/rendering) and while I'd usually build a machine myself my workplace requires a purchase order/etc... Best deal I've found is through avadirect.com which I like because it seems like it's basically a newegg shopping cart that will be assembled for...
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    Quad r290 (x flashed) 2nd card stuck at 2d clocks

    I bought a total of 7 r290s back when they were $399 (+ sold 6 bf4 codes for $30 yippee) and 4 of them flashed to X's. Those are goin in my workstation to mess around w/and hash on. They will be under water but having waterblock leak issues so for now they are on air. After a bit of a misshap...
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    OpenCL quadfire r290x cooling

    Building a small OpenCL renderfarm/crypto build... I have a mora3 180mm x4 radiator in my basement from an old GTX480 SLI build, was wondering if it'd handle the wattage of 4 290s flashed to 290x's? IIRC the gtx480s put out like 475w each, and I remember the MO-RA handled that fine along with a...
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    Grounding loop problem? x3 ZR2740W + monoprice mini-dp->DP cables?

    A few weeks ago I moved my desktop (normally setup in a studio space) to another classroom for a weekend workshop, at the end of the workshop I moved it back to my desk. Ever since the move back my monitors have been locking up. I thought it was my computer freezing and something getting...
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    Overclocked XFX 7970

    Just pre-ordered one of these on provantage (need a card ASAP new build using z68 graphics until I get a gfx card), only specs are as follows: Seems to be a bit tamer than the sapphire models... and the "black edition" is supposed to be their top of the line model (no?). Thought it may add...
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    Eyefinity, triple displayport, 7680x1440: 7970 vs 1335MHz vs 6GB

    So two weeks ago I jumped on a deal for 3 zr2740w's feeling my 3007wfp-hc was getting up there in age. I also wanted to switch to displayport cabling thinking I could clean up my setup a bit by using daisy-chaining. I thought this as for two (three?) years I've been reading that the advantage of...
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    4320x2560 + BF3 + SLI GTX480?

    So I just jumped on the hotdeals thread for 3 hp zr2740w's (anyone want to buy my 3007wfp-hc+2007FP? :D) as I spend all my days in front of my computer doing CAD stuff. I haven't played games in a few years (my sli gtx 480s are for CUDA rendering) but recently I bought BF3 on sale and have been...
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    mATX 480SLI watercooled renderbox

    So my build (sig) is shaping up to be mostly done by this Friday-ish(had to RMA motherboard and order a few more fittings as I ran into some snags getting things attached to the GPU blocks. The case is supposed to start being put together later this week, so probably 2 more weeks till its all...
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    24GB, 16GB in post/windows

    Have 2 sets of http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231356 in a Asus Rampage Gene III So far I've: 1. remounted the cpu+HSF(stock while watercooling parts are arriving) 2. tested sticks individually (all work) in sets of 3 (all work) 3. upped QPI to 1.3~1.4v 4. upped vdimm...
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    Tubing for GPU-only in SLI

    I bought two Koolance GPU-220 (looked most flexible for mounting on future cards and no need to buy adapters vs MCW80) for both of my 480s, but I'm a bit concerned about routing the tubes. Almost wanted to go full cover blocks just for that but couldn't justify it. Wondering if I can use...
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    HTPC+NAS OS dilemna

    Will get back from vacation in a few days and will have the following hardware waiting for me: i3 540 (was onsale for same price as 530) 8GB OCZ Gigabyte h55n-usb3 Samsung 1.5TB x4 (had 2 in a raid1 nas, ordered 2 on sale) WD 2TB x2 (went on sale, thought i could through these in the raid1...
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    adding gtx480 to current loop...

    Thoughts? Just picked up a GTX480 from TD for $380 after BCB/MIR. With my current setup I can run the Triebwerks at <1500 RPMs and its basically silent. Wondering if I could get away with throwing a block on the 480 and just adding 2 more tubes in it, or if I'd have to throw in another pump...
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    what size for flanking 30"?

    As much as I love the windows 7 maximize to left/right half of the screen command, I really miss the ability to have additional screen space to put something to the side while having another app maximized. IE, working in 3d modeling, the apps I use are best maximized to help with toolbar...
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    ECC Ram on x58 mb's (with a xeon)

    So I was happy with the new system I built (in sig) but I've been running out of RAM and need to upgrade. Got a guy whose wants to buy my current cpu/mb/ram/psu/hard drives(not ssd) and vid card for $900 so that gives me the chance to upgrade. I've been thinking about 3 possible options: 1...
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    Warm? BFG LS-1200W $113.35 after BCB, FS

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5557176&sku=B52-3020 129.99 -16.64 (12.8% tiger direct bing cash back for searching "tiger direct") =$113.35 What do you think? Seems like a deal on a quality high wattage psu. I would jump but I swore my next...
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    i7 860@4.4ghz (1.5v)

    Soo I bought this mATX mb and i7 860 so that I could dump it in my sg03 in a year and have a htpc. I don't game at all, but I do run 3d architectural renders, so I am interested in having as fast a CPU as possible (and maybe fermi when it comes out). Right now I'm at 4.4GHz(200BCLKx22)...
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    p55 vs x58, for my personal scenario

    So I just came from a pII 940BE @3.8GHz, probably didn't have to upgrade, but I did as I spend a lot of time waiting for render's to finish as an architecture student. I now have a Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD4/core i7 860 and 4GB of ram. Also, before I bought this, I bought a watercooling system...
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    Phenom O/C help

    Wondering if these volts are too high: I set my Vcore to +0.2V in the bios but it seems my mb has some filtration issues and is feeding it an extra 0.05v... think this is too much? I plan on upgrading when sandy bridge comes out but wanted to have a w/c'ing setup/experience ready to go for...
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    HT/network setup options

    I have a few questions regarding the setup I am picking up tomorrow: I was able to get a Panasonic TCP50S1 (50" 1080p neo-pdp plasma) online at sears.com for $999, and it included a free xbox360 pro. This gives me a few options with how I am going to setup my home theater. Equipment I have...
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    2 raid's on 2 drives?

    I just got a new lenovo w500 and it came with a 80gb ssd, now I'm looking to get an esata expresscard and an external enclosure, i'm wondering if the following setup would be possible: -partition the first 33% of each drive, and stripe those together -take the remaining 66% of each drive...
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    lenovo w500 & advanced dock questions

    Just picked this up for $1,111.73 with shipping & tax from the lenovo outlet: Intel® Core™2 Duo T9400 (2.53 GHz, 6MB LS, 1066 MHz FSB) Genuine Windows Vista Business 32 80GB SSD Serial ATA 2.5" Drive 3GB (2+1)PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (will switch this with the 4GB crucial...
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    phenom ii 955 not compatible but 945 okay??

    Just started a master's in architecture, and we're doing everything in Rhino with maxwell as a renderer. So I just ordered this on newegg as a stopover until my next major system rebuild cause I didn't want to get a i7 + RAM + new mobo. Figure'd going from an x3@2.2GHz to x4@3.2 would cut out a...
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    Lenovo 2440x (xVA/LED)

    Anyone have any experiences with this? Read a few reviews saying it wasn't worth it back when it came out, but that was when it ran for $750ish. I see they've come down to $475 or so, and I can get one for $399 through my university. Currently debating between this and the hp lp2475w: price...
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    Hyundai W241DG: 24 inch IPS, <$500

    Anyone seen any reviews on this? This monitor started popping up here in Japan recently, I went down to a local retailer and confirmed that it is indeed an IPS panel(viewed it from the bottom, no color shifts like TN's). Been using an old Samsung 172x for a long time now and decided this was in...
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    new rig

    decided to go w/a XP instead of a64, atm winex/most games in linux dont run in 64bit mode so i thought id jump on the mobile-xp bandwagon :D cpu vcore is at 1.75volts, can post at 2.6ghz but locks up when booting...(only have an alpha pal 8045, and all this is in an mATX case w/no casefans)...
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    new comp issues

    just built a new comp, moved to japan and prices are wacky here so this is what i could manage: 2400xp-M mATX case leadtek K7NCR18DLM mobo(dual channel 400mhz) 512mb x2 BH5 based pc3200 ram fx5700ultra(linux user and nvidias drivers are better) samsung 172x maxtor 80gb 8mb So i had...
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    movin to SFF

    Im about to do a bit of upgrading and was wonderin what you guys thought current relevant specs are: barton 2500 thatll boot up at 3200 but locks up(thinkin due to ram) 512mb pc3200+256mbPc3200(512 is some kingmax, 256 is some mushkin stuff) ASRock SiS746 pieca shit geforce5600 256mb...
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