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Message 967457 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 15:07:18 UTC - in response to Message 967453.  

Well so far the highest one has got is #65 for top hosts. Seeing will be believing for me....Seems SuperJokers primary concern is crunching....
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Message 967458 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 15:07:55 UTC - in response to Message 967456.  

Ok, Lets see cost does play a part here and so thats that, I found a way to have an internal wireless Super G(108Mbps, Not an N card), It involves a mini-pci-express wireless card for a laptop and a pci-e card that has a mini-pic-express connector on It and places for 3 antennas(see below)

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I love when they come up with neat solutions like that. Is it cost effective tho? mini-PCIe cards can be costly.

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Message 967459 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 15:08:00 UTC - in response to Message 967453.  

why settle on the 1156 pin boards?


He probably already owns the CPU intended for this motherboard purchase.

My 2 cents: I spent a fair amount of time reading through TomsHardware before doing my from scratch build last October. I went with 1156 because it met my present need for an i7, helped fit my overall --> budget <--, and the socket seemed easier to work with and less prone to damage.

Also, the advantages for 1366 (for me) didn't warrant a rethink (the extra x16 channels of PCIe off the northbridge (good for multiple GPU), the extra DDR3 channel, and the future cores). Why? Because if I want to upgrade to a new CPU in 2 to 3 years (ie: effectively forego the $$$ I spent on a cpu), then the cost and inconveneince of swapping the motherboard at the same time doesn't really change the math that drastically... plus the motherboard will be 2 years more advanced than what I could possibly purchase today.


I was going to go with the 1156 and everyone here talked me out of it and into the 1366. I'm glad I went with the machine I built. Would be interesting to see how Mhz for Mhz how the 1156 would stack against it...

EDIT: Don't see any on the front page....

The review that anandtech did lead me to buying the i7-860. In some test the i5-750 bested the i7-920 & those both run 2.66GHz. I don't see a need to go to a 1366 for my personal use as I never plan on scaling up to triple video card or such. In single GPU situations the P55 actually out performs the X58 it seems. With a second card the X58 edges out, but with 3 the P55 doesn't stand a chance. Toms Hardware did a crossfire scaling test to see how well PCIe would do between the two. The analysis shows the results best, but the whole article is good to look over.

Yeah the i5 750 and the i7 920 and My QX6700 all run at 2.66GHz, If not overclocked, I don't run at stock speed for long, Stock speed is no fun. Since I don't usually play games, The P55 will do fine and It's supposed to be the successor to what I have now and on the low end, Besides It's Newer Technology...
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Message 967465 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 15:14:41 UTC - in response to Message 967458.  

Ok, Lets see cost does play a part here and so thats that, I found a way to have an internal wireless Super G(108Mbps, Not an N card), It involves a mini-pci-express wireless card for a laptop and a pci-e card that has a mini-pic-express connector on It and places for 3 antennas(see below)

pci-e to mini-pci-e adapter card

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I love when they come up with neat solutions like that. Is it cost effective tho? mini-PCIe cards can be costly.

It all depends on If You want internal over external, I just like internal better and Yeah It will cost about $45 to maybe $70 total when I do buy the two parts, But not this month as It's not in My budget, If I sold the old 775 Asus PC that the 1156 Asus is going into for enough money, Then I'd get the ram(at the very least), mini-pci-e card and the pci-e adapter, I had looked for a pcmcia card and a pci-e 1x adapter, But I could not find an adapter card that I wanted.
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Message 967468 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 15:22:25 UTC - in response to Message 967459.  

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Yeah the i5 750 and the i7 920 and My QX6700 all run at 2.66GHz, If not overclocked, I don't run at stock speed for long, Stock speed is no fun. Since I don't usually play games, The P55 will do fine and It's supposed to be the successor to what I have now and on the low end, Besides It's Newer Technology...

Yea but the 17 at the same speed will blow the i5 away at seti...Just like my P4 2.8 @ 3.2 is slow compared to my i7 @ 2.66. Bus speed does not tell it all. So if you aren't getting it for Seti seems your QX6700 will do all the the i5 could do.
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Yeah the i5 750 and the i7 920 and My QX6700 all run at 2.66GHz, If not overclocked, I don't run at stock speed for long, Stock speed is no fun. Since I don't usually play games, The P55 will do fine and It's supposed to be the successor to what I have now and on the low end, Besides It's Newer Technology...

Yea but the 17 at the same speed will blow the i5 away at seti...Just like my P4 2.8 @ 3.2 is slow compared to my i7 @ 2.66. Bus speed does not tell it all. So if you aren't getting it for Seti seems your QX6700 will do all the the i5 could do.

There is one difference between the QX6700 and the i5, Their motherboards, The QX can support only 2 video cards, While the newer motherboard can support 3 or at least should since I run XP x64.
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Message 967472 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 16:13:37 UTC

If you or someone is looking for a good deal on a GTX 275 Mwave has a good one refurbished for 223.99 or something like that....
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I would call to order to make sure they still have it as they will process the order even though it was sold and credit a couple days later....
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Message 967482 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 16:46:24 UTC - in response to Message 967472.  

If you or someone is looking for a good deal on a GTX 275 Mwave has a good one refurbished for 223.99 or something like that....
EVGA GTX 275
I would call to order to make sure they still have it as they will process the order even though it was sold and credit a couple days later....

No, I have a 295 already, So I'll just stick to My plan and get one or maybe 2 more 295 cards.

And I've just paid for the I/O shield($26.50) and the motherboard($132.15), Sure the motherboard cost Me $10.04 more than I thought, So I helped support California, Now for the Microwave oven later on.
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Message 967490 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 17:11:42 UTC
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Ok in part 2 I'll post some pics and stuff about how far I can get an i5 750 cpu to run at with all 4 cores.

Now I just need to sell off the Asus P5K Deluxe(P35 chipset), Intel Q9300(Quad core) cpu[It can go as far as 3.51GHz, YMMV], Patriot Viper PC2-8500 2GB ram(with Black fins) and the cpu heatsink, fan and thermalright mounting bracket and spring loaded screws. Any takers? Mark? Makes a very good cruncher w/a good psu of course. Cost is $154.98+shipping+insurance+tracking(USPS Priority Mail in the USA) of course.
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Message 967493 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 17:31:32 UTC

Oh I hate this, Mwave doesn't like My zip code, I use 9 digits cause the mail requires It out here as there is no delivery to the street address and wouldn't You know It Mwave only uses or allows a 5 digit zip code for ordering/billing, Well I called Mwave about It as they said My address doesn't match(toll free on their dime), So I explained It to them, So I gave them a choice, If they want the order, accept My address as is or cancel My order so I can order from Newegg instead and I said that Mwave needs to fix this problem as the box looks wide enough for 9 digits, but won't accept more than 5, So in maybe 30 minutes I'll know If the order has gone through or If I get to buy from Newegg. As Newegg won't quibble about My address.
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Message 967498 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 17:38:10 UTC - in response to Message 967493.  

Oh I hate this, Mwave doesn't like My zip code, I use 9 digits cause the mail requires It out here as there is no delivery to the street address and wouldn't You know It Mwave only uses or allows a 5 digit zip code for ordering/billing, Well I called Mwave about It as they said My address doesn't match(toll free on their dime), So I explained It to them, So I gave them a choice, If they want the order, accept My address as is or cancel My order so I can order from Newegg instead and I said that Mwave needs to fix this problem as the box looks wide enough for 9 digits, but won't accept more than 5, So in maybe 30 minutes I'll know If the order has gone through or If I get to buy from Newegg. As Newegg won't quibble about My address.

I ship out about 20 to 40 boxes a day using just the 5 digit and every order seems to make it.....
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Message 967501 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 17:41:02 UTC - in response to Message 967490.  

Ok in part 2 I'll post some pics and stuff about how far I can get an i5 750 cpu to run at with all 4 cores.

Now I just need to sell off the Asus P5K Deluxe(P35 chipset), Intel Q9300(Quad core) cpu[It can go as far as 3.51GHz, YMMV], Patriot Viper PC2-8500 2GB ram(with Black fins) and the cpu heatsink, fan and thermalright mounting bracket and spring loaded screws. Any takers? Mark? Makes a very good cruncher w/a good psu of course. Cost is $154.98+shipping+insurance+tracking(USPS Priority Mail in the USA) of course.

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Thanks SJ, but I got all the spare bits I need right now....
I actually have a spare i7 920 that I bought in a panic a few months ago when it looked like the Frozen Nehi might have crunched it's last.
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I ship out about 20 to 40 boxes a day using just the 5 digit and every order seems to make it.....

This sounds like a limitation imposed by his local post office, but I don't know if they can enforce it.
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Oh I hate this, Mwave doesn't like My zip code, I use 9 digits cause the mail requires It out here as there is no delivery to the street address and wouldn't You know It Mwave only uses or allows a 5 digit zip code for ordering/billing, Well I called Mwave about It as they said My address doesn't match(toll free on their dime), So I explained It to them, So I gave them a choice, If they want the order, accept My address as is or cancel My order so I can order from Newegg instead and I said that Mwave needs to fix this problem as the box looks wide enough for 9 digits, but won't accept more than 5, So in maybe 30 minutes I'll know If the order has gone through or If I get to buy from Newegg. As Newegg won't quibble about My address.

I ship out about 20 to 40 boxes a day using just the 5 digit and every order seems to make it.....

Well like I said It's required out here(No mail delivery to any street address in Yermo, No exceptions), Only government stuff with 5 digits has ever gotten delivered to My PO Box in Yermo, Other items have in the past gotten lost or just returned to sender. UPS/FedEx and DHL don't need more than 5, But Mwave wants to be picky, Newegg has My complete 9 digit zip code, UPS & Newegg doesn't care, But the Bank sure as hell does. And also some places need that extra 4 digits as they use the US Mail.
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I ship out about 20 to 40 boxes a day using just the 5 digit and every order seems to make it.....

This sounds like a limitation imposed by his local post office, but I don't know if they can enforce it.

All Mail to Yermo goes thru the Barstow CA Post Office before going to Yermo CA, Barstow enforces It, Yermo has only 2 employees there and no delivery trucks as per agreement with the town of Yermo.
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I ship out about 20 to 40 boxes a day using just the 5 digit and every order seems to make it.....

This sounds like a limitation imposed by his local post office, but I don't know if they can enforce it.

All Mail to Yermo goes thru the Barstow CA Post Office, They enforce It, Yermo has only 2 employees there and no delivery trucks as per agreement with the town of Yermo.

I can see that the Post Office requires that but can't see FedEx or UPS honering that as they won't deliver to PO boxes...
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Message 967508 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 17:51:41 UTC - in response to Message 967501.  

Ok in part 2 I'll post some pics and stuff about how far I can get an i5 750 cpu to run at with all 4 cores.

Now I just need to sell off the Asus P5K Deluxe(P35 chipset), Intel Q9300(Quad core) cpu[It can go as far as 3.51GHz, YMMV], Patriot Viper PC2-8500 2GB ram(with Black fins) and the cpu heatsink, fan and thermalright mounting bracket and spring loaded screws. Any takers? Mark? Makes a very good cruncher w/a good psu of course. Cost is $154.98+shipping+insurance+tracking(USPS Priority Mail in the USA) of course.

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I actually have a spare i7 920 that I bought in a panic a few months ago when it looked like the Frozen Nehi might have crunched it's last.

Didn't know, But I thought I'd ask at least, So no harm done.
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I ship out about 20 to 40 boxes a day using just the 5 digit and every order seems to make it.....

This sounds like a limitation imposed by his local post office, but I don't know if they can enforce it.

All Mail to Yermo goes thru the Barstow CA Post Office, They enforce It, Yermo has only 2 employees there and no delivery trucks as per agreement with the town of Yermo.

I can see that the Post Office requires that but can't see FedEx or UPS honering that as they won't deliver to PO boxes...

UPS and FedEx and yeah DHL just ignore the extra 4 digits in the zip code as It doesn't say PO Box anywhere in My address at the Bank at all, So UPS delivers here as does the other two with no problems. The extra 4 digits are for the Post Office only(the 4 extra numbers say PO Box to the Post Office and only the Post Office), Everyone else just ignores It.
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Message 967511 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 17:57:33 UTC - in response to Message 967508.  

Ok in part 2 I'll post some pics and stuff about how far I can get an i5 750 cpu to run at with all 4 cores.

Now I just need to sell off the Asus P5K Deluxe(P35 chipset), Intel Q9300(Quad core) cpu[It can go as far as 3.51GHz, YMMV], Patriot Viper PC2-8500 2GB ram(with Black fins) and the cpu heatsink, fan and thermalright mounting bracket and spring loaded screws. Any takers? Mark? Makes a very good cruncher w/a good psu of course. Cost is $154.98+shipping+insurance+tracking(USPS Priority Mail in the USA) of course.

LOL....
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I actually have a spare i7 920 that I bought in a panic a few months ago when it looked like the Frozen Nehi might have crunched it's last.

Didn't know, But I thought I'd ask at least, So no harm done.

Nope...but if I were to invest in anything right now to get a little more power in the farm, it would probably be a GTX260 upgrade for one of my non-Cuda rigs...
But that's gonna have to wait until I see how my income taxes from last year sort out.

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Message 967515 - Posted: 1 Feb 2010, 18:08:19 UTC

And I looked thru My emails from Mwave, It seems in 2008 I was able to order at least twice with no problem and I have not changed My address at the Bank since 2004, So Mwave is at fault.
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