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X-Nemesis
06-08-03, 05:25 PM
Meaning what attachments or things should I get to allow for a good oc of a new intel 2.6c, p4p800, corsair xms 3200 2X256, machine??? Will be running system inside XaserIII case with two HD's, 9500 pro, antec TP430W.

Look forward to hearing your input!!!:)

tHE_0ne
06-08-03, 05:27 PM
XaserIII case - doesnt that cost a lot? Isnt it a Antec case with colors and stuff lol

as for HD'S get WD SE

YeOldeStonecat
06-08-03, 05:56 PM
You're all set... the Springdale 865 chipset rocks, I have the P4P800 with a 2.6C and a pair of Crucial PC3200 512 meg sticks. Stock Intel HSF is pretty good, I'm running at 3.12 and still cranking her up a bit more every few days. Antec TP430 also. Averages 44 degrees at that speed, folding (under load), no increased voltage needed.

Highly recommend the WD Raptor drives! :D

Mehmet
06-08-03, 08:23 PM
dont get a xaser...

do me a favor and DONT get one..

infact, dont xasers cost like 200 bucks?? ok than, get a lian li pc 70, huge ass beautiful mofo.

ub3r_n00b
06-08-03, 09:38 PM
ABIT IC-7 or whatever one is the really uber mobo...

if you want to overclock that mother, use PC 3500 corsair XMS
Watercooling ( buy Burkes Exos lol )
good 430 Watt PSU

Ermm...
yeah sure that should do ya

-Preet

X-Nemesis
06-09-03, 06:46 AM
What's wrong with the Xaser case...My other choice was looking towards the Antec PlusView1000 AMG...Or maybe an X-Spider Aluminum...just sorta wondering how many fans are needed to keep a system well cooled...I've read in a few threads that the Xaser dropped people's system temps by 5C at 100% Use. I'm not the kind of person who wants to spend extra cash on things that may not be necessarily needed!!

YeOldeStonecat
06-09-03, 07:36 AM
No need to go crazy with fans on a P4 system. Unless you like noise for some reason. I have the Antec sx1030, 2 exhaust fans up the backside, plus the PS itself as an Antec True Power with two low speed fans sucking out. A third case fan sucking in down low up front...where my drive cage is...cooling the drive. Nice and cool...I've overclocked almost 600 mHz so far, and CPU with the stock Intel HSF is still a nice comfy 44 degrees under load.