|Socket 775 Processor||Intel Pentium Extreme Edition 955(Presler 65 nm, 3.46 GHz, 2x 2 MB L2 Cache)|
|Motherboard||Asus P5B Deluxe WiFi-AP EditionIntel P965 Express, BIOS 1101 (04-04-07)|
|RAM||Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 PN : BL2KIT12864AA8042x 1024 MB DDR2-800 (CL 4.0-4-4-14)|
|Hard Drive||Western Digital WD1500ADFD-00NLR1, Firmware : 20.07P20150 GB, 10,000 RPM, 16 MB cache, SATA/150|
|Graphics Card||Foxconn GeForce 8800GTX, P/N : FV-N88XMAD2-ODNVIDIA GeForce 8800GTX - 768 MB|
|Power Supply||OCZ GameXStream OCZ700GXSSLI - 700W|
|System Software & Drivers|
|OS||Windows XP Professional 5.10.2600, Service Pack 2|
|DirectX Version||9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)|
|Platform Drivers||NVIDIA Platform : nForce 9.53Intel Platform : INF 18.104.22.1680|
|Graphics Driver||Forceware 158.19|
Previous TEC cooler testing proved that the highly-efficient Core 2 Duo was no match for such brutal cooling force, so we brought back an old heat-monster, the Presler-core Pentium Extreme Edition 955.
Pushing maximum heat requires a big overclock, and the P5B Deluxe WiFi-AP has proven itself to be more than capable.
The overclocking champion of our Budget DDR2-800 Shootout, Crucial’s Ballistix DDR2-800 was too expensive at that time to take the prize. Yet its overclocking prowess makes it the perfect candidate for the test system, especially considering that our faster Corsair Dominator modules are too tall to fit under the fans of these CPU coolers.
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