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Hi i'm Stephanie

Post by TheGeekMistress » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:26 pm

hi all Image

well.... let's see here....

my name's stephanie. yes i'm a totally g33k for computer hardware. i often give the best a run for their money, even though some hate that. i gotta be me. :buttkick: hehe luv that one

umm, what else. i've been overclocking/modding/repairing computers for about 11 years now. my first computer was a Texas Instruments, then an Apple IIc, then my first self bought computer was an IBM clone from NEC. i bought my NEC 166MMX system in 95 not knowing a thing about how to work it, lol. but then within about 6 months i had mastered the beast, lol. i decided to overclock it and took it form 166mhz to 233mhz; back then, that was a pretty good jump. i did some memory upgrading, new hard drive and OS install. that was pretty time consuming as there was no one to tell me what to do. hell, i don't even know if there were support forums back then. but having to teach myself and getting it all up and running, that really gave me the thirst for building computers. so i went on from there never buying another pre-built again.

my overclock endeavors:
1. P1 166MMX -> 224mhz on a Super Socket7 running my old "gold fingers" 60ns EDO SIMMs at 112mhz FSB

2. PIII 450 Katmia -> 650mhz on a Soyo VIA133-Pro mobo using a 144mhz FSB with Mushkin PC100 cas2 ram

3. PIII 550 FC-PGA "coppermine flip chip" -> 880mhz on an Abit VP6 using a 160 FSB with Corsair PC150 @ cas2-3-2 ram

4. AMD "blue core AXIA" 1300 -> 1610mhz on a IWILL-KT133a mobo using a 169mhz FSB with Corsair PC150 @ 2-3-2

5. P4 Northwood 1.6a cpu -> 2.9GHz / 725mhz QDR FSB on an Abit IT7-MAX2 i845E chipset with Geil PC3500 running DDR484 cas 2-2-2-7 memory bus (note: this was around the time that the fastest P4 out was the 2.53GHz using the just implemented QDR533 FSB and DDR266 memory bus)

6. (note: now here's where i've been for about 5 years)

Mobos:
Epox KT333CE, Abit NF7-S, ABIT AN7, DFI NF2 Ultra Infinity <- this mobo is where i stayed at the rest of the time.:)

CPUs w/DFI:
1600+ Pally (1.4ghz) locked -> 2000mhz 190mhz FSB BH5 2.0-2-2-2-10 DDR380
1700+ TBred (1.46ghz) unlocked -> 2450mhz 245mhz FSB BH5 2.0-2-2-10 DDR490
2500+ Barton (1.83ghz) locked -> 2533mhz 230mhz FSB BH5 2.0-2-2-2-10 DDR460
(now comes my most in depth hardware tweaking including the Alphas now and OC)
Mobile 2600+ Barton (2.0ghz) unlocked ->
1. 2555mhz 255 FSB BH5 2.0-2-2-10-12-16-4-4-6-4-3-3-5-1T DDR510
2. 2650mhz 265 FSB TCCD 2.0-3-2-9-10-1-1-3-3-2-1-3-1T DDR530 (note: i only run it at 10x260 b/c of voltages needed to run prime stable)

right now, i'm in the middle of repairing/upgrading my parents computer i built for them, placing my nf2/mobile into a different case, placing my P4-1.6a into a different case, all so i can use my CM Stacker for my new system.

new system:
DFI 754 NF3 250GB LP-UT, G.Skill TCCD PC3200/PC4800 system ram, X800XT-PE, A64 Newark 4000 cpu, Asetek Waterchill, 2xRaptors, ect. from my sig rig.

i've seen people running at 3.0GHz on air with these cores and anywhere from 3.2~3.4GHz on water. so i'm getting pretty g33k'd :)

Well that’s enough about the hobby i'm literally obsessed with, lol.

more about me you might ask? hmmm, i'm not too good with that. mostly i like to answer questions people may have of me and describe myself in that way.

but, here goes some stuff. i'm into technology what ever the medium, for instance: computers, designing my own music, HTPC's and Home Theater, car engines, hmmm, i know there's more, lol.

other things i'm into is Philosophy, Quantum Physics, Movie buff, music/cept country and rap or country rap? lol, i love meeting people, i'm sorta the social butterfly type, jokes and joking around; i love making people laugh, experimental cooking but the routine cooking i can't stand heh, CNN Current Events, Olympics....hmmm, guess thats it for now.

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+ DFI LanParty-UT NF3 250GB skt754
+ Bios Rev. TMOD's 06/23/2005
+ A64 Newark Mobile 4000+ @ 5000+ (9x341) 3070mhz | Idle 30C Load 39C
+ Asetek Waterchill BIX Dual
+ 2x512 G.Skill 1GBLA TCCD @ DDR512 (CPUz 256mhz 2.0-3-3-6-1T)
+ XFX 7800GS OC'd to 460/1500
+ SATA150 2x WD360Raptors NVRaid RAID-0
+ 21" Hitachi CRT
+ Cooler Master CMStacker case
+ Enermax EG651P-VE(FMA)

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Post by infinitevalence » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:29 pm

i dont know whats hotter, the list of hardware that you OC'ed or you :P

tough call.....
"Don't open that! It's an alien planet! Is there air? You don't know!"

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Post by FZ1 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:57 pm

Welcome TGM! We actually have several female members now- woot!
Joe

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Post by TheGeekMistress » Thu Feb 16, 2006 12:15 am

very c00l. wonder if there are more females here or the last place i spent two years posting in. there were about 10 of us there.


anyone in the mood to see me workbench/kitchen table! lol

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+ DFI LanParty-UT NF3 250GB skt754
+ Bios Rev. TMOD's 06/23/2005
+ A64 Newark Mobile 4000+ @ 5000+ (9x341) 3070mhz | Idle 30C Load 39C
+ Asetek Waterchill BIX Dual
+ 2x512 G.Skill 1GBLA TCCD @ DDR512 (CPUz 256mhz 2.0-3-3-6-1T)
+ XFX 7800GS OC'd to 460/1500
+ SATA150 2x WD360Raptors NVRaid RAID-0
+ 21" Hitachi CRT
+ Cooler Master CMStacker case
+ Enermax EG651P-VE(FMA)

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Post by infinitevalence » Thu Feb 16, 2006 12:21 am

"Don't open that! It's an alien planet! Is there air? You don't know!"

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Post by TheGeekMistress » Thu Feb 16, 2006 12:53 am

ok, here is where i work on my puters and do repair/upgrade work on other peoples computers. sometimes i get paid, sometimes they're just my friends computers.

the white and blue one is my parents computer i built for them out of my old parts: NF7-S, Desktop sig rig 2500+ cpu @ 3200+ for them, 512mb DC, 9600Pro, WDC160gb, DVD+/- RW, CM XDreamerIII w/Included Fan.

then there on the lower left is my newly transplanted DFI nf2/mobile running 2600mhz 260mhz FSB specs in sig rig, 512 BH5 DC 2.0-2-2-2-10-12-16-4-4-6-4-3-3-5-1T, WDC80SE hdd, R9700Pro modded from 9500NP

then you can see my current project, my CM Stacker: DFI LP-UT nf3 754, Asetek Waterchill Dual BIX Quad 120s, X800XT-PE mod from X800Pro-VIVO, 1gig TCCD G.Skill GBLA's tested in my nf2 up to 2.0-2-2-2-10 @ 240 with 2.9vmem, 2xRaptors Raid0, 160gb hdd, and soon to be Newark 4000 running between 3.2~3.4GHz :)

in the back you can see my silver generic case that my P4 1.6a @ 2.8ghz, 512mb ram, ti4400 vga, 40gb hdd is going to go in, the mobo and parts are actually laying out next to the case.

Image thats a lot of stuff! lol

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+ DFI LanParty-UT NF3 250GB skt754
+ Bios Rev. TMOD's 06/23/2005
+ A64 Newark Mobile 4000+ @ 5000+ (9x341) 3070mhz | Idle 30C Load 39C
+ Asetek Waterchill BIX Dual
+ 2x512 G.Skill 1GBLA TCCD @ DDR512 (CPUz 256mhz 2.0-3-3-6-1T)
+ XFX 7800GS OC'd to 460/1500
+ SATA150 2x WD360Raptors NVRaid RAID-0
+ 21" Hitachi CRT
+ Cooler Master CMStacker case
+ Enermax EG651P-VE(FMA)

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Post by infinitevalence » Thu Feb 16, 2006 12:59 am

Love the stacker.. such a good case, the new ones look really hot too :)
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Post by TheGeekMistress » Thu Feb 16, 2006 2:55 am

made some mods to my Stacker and my equipment already.

<<<here's the setup>>>
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<<<here's the rad, i have it suspended with zip ties so there’s no resonating noise>>>
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<<<here's one dremel mod, i cut out the side fan structure as i won't>>>
<<<need it anymore. later i'll dremel it out flat and epoxy a clear acrylic panel to it on the backside>>>
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<<<here's a mod i did with Yellow EL Wire. i hot glued it around the mobo mounts>>>
<<<so it glows yellow from around the mobo, low light pic>>>
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<<<here it is in the dark with the UV light on>>>
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much more modding to come Image

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+ DFI LanParty-UT NF3 250GB skt754
+ Bios Rev. TMOD's 06/23/2005
+ A64 Newark Mobile 4000+ @ 5000+ (9x341) 3070mhz | Idle 30C Load 39C
+ Asetek Waterchill BIX Dual
+ 2x512 G.Skill 1GBLA TCCD @ DDR512 (CPUz 256mhz 2.0-3-3-6-1T)
+ XFX 7800GS OC'd to 460/1500
+ SATA150 2x WD360Raptors NVRaid RAID-0
+ 21" Hitachi CRT
+ Cooler Master CMStacker case
+ Enermax EG651P-VE(FMA)

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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:14 pm

Love the light behind the mobo. HOW??

Welcome!!!!!!
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Post by infinitevalence » Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:21 pm

She used EL wire and wraped it under the motherboard. Damn near genious i must say and really good looking to. Wish i had thought about doing a mod as simple and elegent as that.
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Post by kenc51 » Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:28 pm

Image TGM!!!!

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Post by Bwall » Thu Feb 16, 2006 3:59 pm

Welcome TGM! Great to have another hardware lover on the forums. Some of your pictures look like my room except your PC's actually have cases!! ;)

-Brian

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Post by Kill_A._Byte » Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:04 am

Wow that is one of the coolest/simple mods i've seen. (yellow under mobo) 8)

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Post by Apoptosis » Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:09 am

Remember this is the welcome thread for TGM!

Any un-related posts to this topic posted after this will be deleted and you will have to sit in timeout!

Start a new thread people! LOL

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Post by chotachatri12 » Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:13 am

sorry Nate u know i was just suggesting Dragon_Slayer to do something to get back at Dragon_Cooler....thats all u know....

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Post by Dragon_Slayer » Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:24 am

Sorry...:(

My bad...the other person started..LOL


Sorry TheGeekMistress, This is your thread!

Welcome, again!!!

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Post by infinitevalence » Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:31 pm

Cleaned up, keep it on topic, TGM and her casemods, OCs and such

**infinite**
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Post by Durnock » Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:58 pm

Welcome TGM!

I hope you share your wisdom and creativity as generously as those here before you. I am learning so much, and yet feel like I have so far to go...

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Post by ELIK18 » Fri Feb 17, 2006 5:25 pm

Welcome :mrgreen:

NICE MODDING :)

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Post by TheGeekMistress » Sat Feb 18, 2006 2:30 pm

thanx for the replies :) i appreciate your sentiments.

i'm still going on the new system. did another mod and i am still waiting for my WC'in parts i need since i had to mod some blocks.

things i still want to buy
1. UV yellow psu sleves
2. two 4" UV CCFL's
3. UV Blue sensative Coolsleeves
4. and 7 120's all UV Blue
5. Enermax Liberty 500 PSU

things to sell
1. my x800xt-pe for the 7800GS CO for the up goming PS/VS 3.0 DX10 games.

things to mod yet
1. cut a CD sized hole (120mm) in the top of my Stacker so i can finally get some air through the meshed out 80mm blowhole.
2. cut the side vent mesh out off the side panel and replace with a clear acrylic piece and epoxy it to the inside of the side case door. the one that Cooler Master supplies with the door and the window already done, has a frosted blue colour to it and the whole side panel will glow blue when the UV Lights are on and you won't be able to see much of anything inside the case.
+ DFI LanParty-UT NF3 250GB skt754
+ Bios Rev. TMOD's 06/23/2005
+ A64 Newark Mobile 4000+ @ 5000+ (9x341) 3070mhz | Idle 30C Load 39C
+ Asetek Waterchill BIX Dual
+ 2x512 G.Skill 1GBLA TCCD @ DDR512 (CPUz 256mhz 2.0-3-3-6-1T)
+ XFX 7800GS OC'd to 460/1500
+ SATA150 2x WD360Raptors NVRaid RAID-0
+ 21" Hitachi CRT
+ Cooler Master CMStacker case
+ Enermax EG651P-VE(FMA)

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