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News MSI's P55 motherboards have a "V-Kit"

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 2 Jul 2009.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. Floyd

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    Very nice feature but I think it should only be offered on the higher end mobos. I just think it might be a un-needed feature for those buying the cheaper boards.
     
  3. mjm25

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    is it perhaps cheaper/bring economies of scale to include it on every board, as designs are built around this one key feature?
     
  4. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    surely that's asking a little too much from the average enthusiastic. ever since Core2 CPU's, even the kids are overclocking their CPU and not know how to configure it correctly. with such easy measurements, those kids may stick wires in them and shorting out the motherboard?

    those who are serious can always find information on how to measure online, it's easy, simply use insulating tape to stick a piece of wire onto the point and connect the wire with a multimether.
     
  5. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    I know a fair few people who get the cheaper boards and then still OC the hell out of them. This is a great idea across the range, just wish I had it on my GD-70.
     
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    http://forums.bit-tech.net/album.php?albumid=367

    Talk about customer service!!
     
  7. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    Epic. Sheer win.
     
  8. boogerlad

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    Useful for benching.
     
  9. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    I like the idea, personally. If you don't know what to do with it, you aren't liable to go sticking wires into it. If you did a computer wouldn't last long in your care. :p

    Otherwise it's a useful feature for the more interested benchmarkers, and for those not interested it's not something that will up the price more than a quid or two either. It's not like it's a fancy new OC subsystem.
     
  10. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Why not sell a device that fits in a 5 1/4 bay which shows the outputs? With its own independent power source (voltmeter batteries last forever) to ensure its accurate. Would be safer i'm sure.

    Though saying that if your even using them you probably don't have your pc in a case heh.
     
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    There's a mod project right there!!
     
  12. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    I can get my MM in my case while it's still full-without removing any of the four loops of watercooling, in fact.

    Just need a bigger case.
     
  13. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    wait, it's a kit? so you get a free multimeter?

    i need a MM, if they do, i'll buy that!
     
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    I honestly dont know, and I doubt it. It's just the brand name.
     
  15. KriTip

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    A DMM is useful, but a scope, particulary a USB scope, can log, record and display noise on the supply signals, rather than just watching a slowly (in comparison) updated DMM LCD.
     
  16. philheckler

    philheckler Used to be a pc enthusiast

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    I thought the same thing - would be a nice feature......
     
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