Not bad for a $85 Chip

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Not bad for a $85 Chip

Post by uallas5 » Sun Dec 28, 2003 11:03 am

Been meaning to post this for a while, just hadn't gotten around to it. Built myself a new machine and figured I'd start a new SETI account to see how it would do. This screen shot was after the 1st full recorded 10 days back in Oct. The 1st day was recorded as "NEW" with no units and not the +200 or so that the system gained in the group.

The system is:

AMD XP 2500+(Barton Core) O/C'd to 3200+ (2.205 Ghz, DDR400)
512MB OCZ PC3200 Performance Series, Cas Latency: 2-3-3 6T
Soltek SL-NV400-L64 nForce2 Mobo
Win2K3 Server (stripped/altered for workstation use)

The CPU runs on stock cooling right now no prob, but I just got an OCZ Gladiator3 hsf for it.
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Post by Derek » Sun Dec 28, 2003 1:17 pm

:yikes: What temp is the CPU running at?
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Post by kuun » Mon Dec 29, 2003 12:31 am

dude thats awesome
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Post by uallas5 » Mon Dec 29, 2003 6:14 pm

Derek : What temp is the CPU running at?
51 C, according to the hardware monitor. The new OCZ hsf should knock that down and push up the bling factor having a red/blue fan :lol:
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Post by Dave Rave » Mon Dec 29, 2003 9:34 pm

I had to rebuild a friends 1800 xp cos the cpu wouldn't post
turns out it was th emotherboard

we got a new GByte and a new 2400 xp
so he bought the ThermalTake Subzero4G peltier kit too
mbm indicates 41 degrees in high summer in a non-air-conditioned room
the thermal block is real warm, so i guess the peltier is working
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Post by kuun » Tue Dec 30, 2003 12:45 pm

51C

what is the room temp?

mine runs anywhere between 38C and 44C under 100% load depending on room temp
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Post by Derek » Tue Dec 30, 2003 6:49 pm

Okay! I bought a 2600+ Barton today (because I fried my other chip trying to connect the L1 bridges) am I'm slowly working up the FSB.
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Post by HAL6000 » Tue Dec 30, 2003 6:56 pm

Wow that thing really keeps up with my P4 2.4Ghz @ 2.4Ghz Have you tried any other OS's running seti? I am using XP w/ sp1a and I get 9-10 wu's a day if I let it run 24/7. When I keep it cold enough and crank it up to 3.2Ghz I get around 14-15 per day.

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Post by uallas5 » Tue Dec 30, 2003 11:31 pm

Derek,
the Barton's are are mulitplier Unlocked, so don't bother with the L1 bridges on your new chip.

Kuun,
Room's fairly warm, probably 75 to 80 F. We haven't had the heat on since the last snow but other people around us must because it's been really warm lately. When the room was cooler the CPU temp was around 48 C. What chip are you using?

Hal,
No, I haven't tried my any other OS's with this build, I decided to go totally new. New board, chip, ram, HDD (80GB WD w/8mb cache), fairly new case, and the new Windows for the OS.
The rest of my machines running seti are either win2k or xp, I've gotten rid of the 98's at work. One of the most "efficient" seti machines I ever had was running NT4.
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Post by Derek » Wed Dec 31, 2003 10:49 am

uallas5: Only those made after week 39 are locked :twisted:

But that's no problem... I'll post pics soon :)
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Post by Derek » Wed Dec 31, 2003 6:28 pm

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Post by uallas5 » Thu Jan 01, 2004 5:00 pm

Well, I changed the hsf to my new one and also changed the window case fan so it's blowing in instead of out. The temps dropped to 38-39 C under full load!
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Post by Derek » Thu Jan 01, 2004 7:03 pm

Which HSF? I'm going to buy a few more.
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Post by uallas5 » Thu Jan 01, 2004 8:02 pm

Derek wrote:Which HSF? I'm going to buy a few more.
OCZ Gladiator3. It's a solid copper base w/ copper fins and a very bling tri-color LED fan. I got it for $16 but the site doesn't list it anymore. NewEgg.com has it for $17 or $18 w/free shipping.
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Post by InactiveX » Fri Jan 02, 2004 9:32 am

Got a camera? Give us some piccies!
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Post by Derek » Fri Jan 02, 2004 11:55 am

InactiveX wrote:Got a camera? Give us some piccies!
You took the words right out of my mouth.
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Post by InactiveX » Fri Jan 02, 2004 12:08 pm

Great minds think alike. :)
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Post by Dave Rave » Fri Jan 02, 2004 6:10 pm

nice to see Derek can read Russian :?

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Post by uallas5 » Sat Jan 03, 2004 4:41 pm

OK, some pics. I posted em to my personal photo album, so you can get to it through my profile too.

http://www.bp6.com/board/album_pic.php?pic_id=405
http://www.bp6.com/board/album_pic.php?pic_id=407
http://www.bp6.com/board/album_pic.php?pic_id=409
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Post by InactiveX » Sun Jan 04, 2004 8:16 pm

Woah! Psychedelic PC!

Very nice! :)
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Post by kuun » Sun Jan 04, 2004 9:46 pm

oh nice

i like that

you do it yourself ?
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Post by uallas5 » Wed Jan 07, 2004 5:59 pm

kuun wrote:oh nice

i like that

you do it yourself ?
yuppers. The case is an X-Dreamer, got it from http://www.Xoxide.com. In addition to the window and top blow hole fans, I particularly liked the drive doors, 1 floppy and 2 CD, which come with the case in it's matching color. You don't see it, but the front has a glowing blue readout panel which shows the internal case temp. It also has a flip up front panel that hides USB and audio hookups.
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Post by Derek » Fri Jan 09, 2004 10:38 am

Beautiful!
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