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hello

Post by hnzw_rui » Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:13 pm

- How did you find the forums?
Google

- What system are you running?
check sig

- Are you an Intel or AMD Fan Boy/Girl?
neither

- What type of gaming are you into?
casual, mostly console

- Are you an overclocker?
not really

Lol, looking at the above, it doesn't look like I should be here. The file server is the first PC I'm building for myself and it will mostly be controlled via VNC. :roll:

Most of the time, I just use my laptop. I do find reading about new hardware interesting, though.
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Antec P182 / Corsair 550VX / Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R / Core 2 Duo E7200 @ 2.53 / Wintec AMPX 2x2GB DDR2 800 / Sapphire 100233L Radeon HD 3450 / WD Caviar SE16 750GB x3 / WD Caviar GP 750GB / Sony NEC Optiarc AD-7190A x2 / XP Pro SP2

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Antec 300 / Corsair 520HX / Abit AB9 Pro / Celeron 430 @ 1.80 / Kingston ValueRAM 2x1GB DDR2 667 / ATI Rage XL / Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB x9 / unRAID 4.3.3

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Re: hello

Post by Sapientun » Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:57 pm

Welcome matey. Too bad you aren't an overclocker... yet :supz:
Enjoy your stay

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Re: hello

Post by hnzw_rui » Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:47 pm

Sapientun wrote:Welcome matey. Too bad you aren't an overclocker... yet :supz:
Enjoy your stay
Thanks. :D Lol, the laptops are running hot as it is. Besides, my internet browsing isn't going to be any faster even if I overclock. I'll probably overclock the E2160 a bit once I've received all the parts for that rig (just ordered it last night). The Penryn quad, too, when I get it. The only application I use that would benefit from overclocking is video encoding. Hopefully, I can finally encode videos to h.264 at real-time or faster.
File Server/Media Encoder/PVR PC
Antec P182 / Corsair 550VX / Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R / Core 2 Duo E7200 @ 2.53 / Wintec AMPX 2x2GB DDR2 800 / Sapphire 100233L Radeon HD 3450 / WD Caviar SE16 750GB x3 / WD Caviar GP 750GB / Sony NEC Optiarc AD-7190A x2 / XP Pro SP2

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Antec 300 / Corsair 520HX / Abit AB9 Pro / Celeron 430 @ 1.80 / Kingston ValueRAM 2x1GB DDR2 667 / ATI Rage XL / Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB x9 / unRAID 4.3.3

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Re: hello

Post by DMB2000uk » Sat Feb 09, 2008 6:10 am

Welcome to the forums.

You don't have to be a die hard PC enthusiast to hang here, but it helps :P

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Re: hello

Post by Runok » Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:26 am

Welcome to this forum. :mrgreen:

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Re: hello

Post by Sapientun » Sun Feb 10, 2008 2:30 pm

hnzw_rui wrote:
Sapientun wrote:Welcome matey. Too bad you aren't an overclocker... yet :supz:
Enjoy your stay
Thanks. :D Lol, the laptops are running hot as it is. Besides, my internet browsing isn't going to be any faster even if I overclock. I'll probably overclock the E2160 a bit once I've received all the parts for that rig (just ordered it last night). The Penryn quad, too, when I get it. The only application I use that would benefit from overclocking is video encoding. Hopefully, I can finally encode videos to h.264 at real-time or faster.
How about unvolting that laptop as yours? Overclocking aint nice on laptops, but undervolting is the way to go if you want better battery life and lower heat output.
The E2160 will overclock really sweetly and won't make you sweat at all!

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Re: hello

Post by Super cool » Sun Feb 10, 2008 2:46 pm

Hello & welcome to the LR. :P

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Re: hello

Post by hnzw_rui » Sun Feb 10, 2008 10:29 pm

Sapientun wrote:How about unvolting that laptop as yours? Overclocking aint nice on laptops, but undervolting is the way to go if you want better battery life and lower heat output.

The E2160 will overclock really sweetly and won't make you sweat at all!
I don't have to. The laptop (Toshiba Satellite U305) does it all by itself - which is a good thing since the only thing you can change in the BIOS is the time and the boot order of devices. I just noticed this since I've never ran CPU-Z on it before (remiss of me, I know). CPU-Z reported the following:
CPU: Intel Pentium T2080 @ 1.73GHz
Core VID: 0.975V
Clock Speed: 798 MHz
Bus Speed 133
Multiplier: x6.0
I ran a benchmark for x264 and got the following:
CPU: Intel Pentium T2080 @ 1.73GHz
Core VID: 1.213V
Clock Speed: 1729 MHz
Bus Speed 133
Multiplier: x13.0
Lol, and I was so quick to blame Vista for the disparity between the Toshiba lappy and an old lappy running XP Home on a Celeron M 1.4GHz w/256MB RAM. Apparently that was just Intel's SpeedStep at work preventing me from frying the CPU and burning my lap... It was kinda heating up since the fans on the notebook cooling pad failed and Cali was hot as usual.

Wish I could undervolt my old Dell. It can barely go 2 hours on battery with 50% brightness.
File Server/Media Encoder/PVR PC
Antec P182 / Corsair 550VX / Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R / Core 2 Duo E7200 @ 2.53 / Wintec AMPX 2x2GB DDR2 800 / Sapphire 100233L Radeon HD 3450 / WD Caviar SE16 750GB x3 / WD Caviar GP 750GB / Sony NEC Optiarc AD-7190A x2 / XP Pro SP2

unRAID Server
Antec 300 / Corsair 520HX / Abit AB9 Pro / Celeron 430 @ 1.80 / Kingston ValueRAM 2x1GB DDR2 667 / ATI Rage XL / Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB x9 / unRAID 4.3.3

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