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March 15, 2002 5:15:16 AM

i just had to tell some one my happy news! i just finished building my new computer, soyo dragon+ mother board, xp 1700, 128 meg crucial pc 2100, swiftech hsf. i have to wait till i have more time to reinstall xp, so i have nothing to report yet. and i only got 128 megs of ram cause i had to cut back on somethings till next month. i was worried about temps when i was shopping for a hsf, i almost went for the swiftech MCX462, but i got the MCX370-0A. my temps are 32c at idle, readings from the bios. thats with artic silver 2. now time to overclock :) )))))))

i went to the tomshardware forums and all i got was this lousy signature.

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March 15, 2002 5:25:27 AM

built my rig aboot 2 months ago.
epox 8k7a, 1.4 tbird, 512 crucial.com ddr2100, ati 8500, audigy gamer, ibm 40gb 60gxp hdd and im also using arctic silver 2. idle is 37º and im already OCed to 1560mhz (136x11.5) im gonna go for 140fsb. wish me luck =)

-- gg's and happy gaming --
March 15, 2002 5:26:07 AM

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March 15, 2002 7:26:12 AM

How do you check your cpu's temp?

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March 15, 2002 10:44:33 AM

128mb? bad bad bad
least u can upgrade soon :smile:

and swiftech DO make very nice lookin heatsinks dont they?

I love helping people in Toms Forums... It reinforces my intellectual superiority! :smile:
March 15, 2002 2:44:23 PM

if your mother board has sensors, you can get software from them to read temps of the cpu, and the board.

i went to the tomshardware forums and all i got was this lousy signature.
March 15, 2002 2:51:34 PM

yes yes, i know, but i only had 400 bucks, another stick put me over the limit. next month i should have enough for another 256 of ddr. or i will just have to wait till i get my tax return. but until then im going to put my swap file on a scsi drive that i never use. yes, the swiftechs are real purty : ) i was a little anoyed with the clip assembly, i was afraid i smeared all the artic silver around. the clips stick out and the capacitors were in the way so i couldnt pinch them while i losend the screws. easyer than the old clips, those things are a pain in the neck, and the fingers.

i went to the tomshardware forums and all i got was this lousy signature.
March 17, 2002 3:28:16 AM

teracrap: go and d/l Motherboard Monitor 5 at http://mbm.livewiredev.com/

P.S. how do i get he url to auto-goto the site?

-- gg's and happy gaming --
March 17, 2002 12:49:30 PM

Oh sweet temps, if only you had waited for the Tbred 1800+, man you'd be OCing like hell with even lower temps too!!

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March 17, 2002 2:09:41 PM

yea, i had thought about that, but there was noise about delays, so i said screw it. soon i will be building a set top player for divx movies, so i can demote my xp to the set top player

i went to the tomshardware forums and all i got was this lousy signature.
March 19, 2002 3:30:23 AM

when i bought my 1.4 tbird the 1800+ just came out and was kinda high in the price.

-- gg's and happy gaming --
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