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Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 7 Apr 2009.

  1. Tim S

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    I had a feeling this was happening, it's SB750 all over again.

    AMD needs to really get its partners to get some good boards out otherwise AM3 will be as big a flop as the origional Phenom.
     
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    Kúsař regular bit-tech reader

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    I've got slightly different problem. I have mobo and I'm waiting for CPU. Could you please misdirect one of those 720BE to me?...I'd be grateful :D

    Anyway, it's good to know you don't turn bad results into fantastic news. Good job! :)
     
  4. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    Much respect, you are that dedicated to completely solving the problems before making a conclusion, props.

    By the Way, are there any good sub-$99(USD) motherboards for the 7750BE+ that isn't MicroATX.

    Yes yes. I know I could always get the P31 Gigabyte Motherboard along with an E5200, but right now I'm trying for an AMD build as I will replace my HD4850 with a GTX 275(if they ever make more) and give the 4850 to my brother.
     
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    Turbotab I don't touch type, I tard type

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    I have one request for the upcoming X3 720 overclocking guide, please could you throw an overclocked Q6600 / Q6700 into the mix. I think that all of us, would love to see whether the X3's generally higher OC, can overcome the old timers extra core and possibly greater clock for clock efficiency.

    GA-EP45-UD3R + Q6600/Q6700 VS AMD 720 X3 BE + ?, which will take the cheesecake?
     
  6. Guest-16

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    I honestly dont know. AM2+?

    Asus M3A78-T?

    TT: I'll have to find a retail G0 Q66 now, but yea, might be an idea. I might throw in an E7400 too - dual, triple, quad. £99 to £140
     
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    Turbotab I don't touch type, I tard type

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    Cool, the Q6700 is also available for some great prices at the moment.
     
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    badgerz What's a Dremel?

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    From the various overclocking forums the GA-MA790X-UDP4 for < £100 was being touted as the bang-for-buck OC board that the NorthBridge didn't burn your skin off with. Would be interested if that was benchmarked against.
     
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    knuck Hate your face

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    how did your 720BE die ? What did you throw at it ? Or at what did you throw it ? :D

    I wouldn't want to push mine too far and kill it, i'd be pissed. I noticed yesterday that in games, I needed to jump the vcore to 1.40 in order for the pc to be stable. Otherwise it would crash after a while. However it was only the game that crashed and the pc didn't reboot. It might be something else though.. I really need to format now that I got a new videocard
     
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    You can vCore the 45nm Phenoms to 1.55V and they'll still work because its SOI not High-k MG. We didnt kill one yet.
     
  11. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    good to know, thanks :)
     
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    Got an ASROCK M3A790GXH 128M 790GX for my 720BE.
    It unlocked the 4th core, and OC at 3.8 without sweat.
     
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    knuck Hate your face

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    wow impressive
     
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    :p
     
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    Crap cooler :p Im hitting 50 tops now.
     
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    46 with stock cooler ATM @2.5Ghz. (Stock 9850BE)

    Once I get a new cooler I'm going for the 3.2Ghz
     
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    just finishing the m4a79-t

    got new cpus for next week, msi and gigabyte am3s after that..

    hope you like AMD reviews :p
     
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    Like them? I've been waiting my entire Bit-tech career for them. :D
     
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