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Forum: Intel Motherboards 10-08-09, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Revivalist
Alright, Newegg accepted my RMA without a hitch!...

Alright, Newegg accepted my RMA without a hitch! . . . They really do rock! . . .

In the meantime . . . I got my waterblock ready and waiting! . . .
...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 10-06-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Revivalist
That's good to hear. Hopefully things will go...

That's good to hear. Hopefully things will go that smooth with my RMA. I'll be sending it off today.

Very true! . . . I figured it would be a good idea to do some preliminary testing on air first...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 10-04-09, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Revivalist
Yeah, it is a bummer. But that's ok. I just means...

Yeah, it is a bummer. But that's ok. I just means more waiting.

I'll probably call them tomorrow and see if I can get an RMA. . . . Although I heard that its easier and faster to do it online....
Forum: Intel Motherboards 10-04-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Revivalist
EVGA Classified, 920, & G.Skills won't boot in tri-channel . . . Bent pins?

ISo I just got my parts from Newegg . . .


http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j160/Revivalist/05-My%20Computer/Silver%20Bullet%20II/DSC02537-1.jpg
Link to high res pic...
Forum: Intel CPUs 10-01-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By Revivalist
I suspect you're right. . . Good info. Thank you!

I suspect you're right. . . Good info. Thank you!
Forum: Intel CPUs 10-01-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By Revivalist
Does it make a difference to use 2 x 8-pin connectors on the EVGA Classified?

I'm not sure if this thread would fit better here or in the Intel Motherboard Section or even in the Power Supply section . . . But I figured it's most relevant to overclocking the i7 CPU. . .

To...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 09-30-09, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,893
Posted By Revivalist
Fortunately the Classifieds have a lifetime...

Fortunately the Classifieds have a lifetime warranty. But there is of course the hassle of having to send it back and having your system down during that time. . .

As for cost, with the rebate it...
Forum: Intel CPUs 09-29-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By Revivalist
Check out this thread:...

Check out this thread: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=213105
Forum: Water Cooling 09-29-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By Revivalist
Great idea, guys! . . . So I think I'm going to...

Great idea, guys! . . . So I think I'm going to go with these 45-degree fittings instead. . .
...
Forum: Intel CPUs 09-29-09, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By Revivalist
Shopping for a i7 920 . . . Any suggestion about where to go for best batch #?

I'm about to pick up a EVGA E760 Classified (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188048), some G.Skill Trident 2000MHz 9-9-9 (F3-16000CL9T-6GBTD)...
Forum: Water Cooling 09-29-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By Revivalist
What is the best way to connect motherboard and CPU block on EVGA Classified?

I'm setting up a new system with a EVGA E760 Classified (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188048) and EK-FB_EVGA_X58_Classified motherboard waterblock...
Forum: Storage 09-24-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By Revivalist
Nice! . . . Too bad RE drives aren't as cheap as...

Nice! . . . Too bad RE drives aren't as cheap as the Caviars. . . I don't see myself spending the extra for those . . .

Can anyone confirm if the Cavair goes into a deep cycle, does the RAID...
Forum: Storage 09-24-09, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By Revivalist
Thank you for the super-clear instructions! . . ....

Thank you for the super-clear instructions! . . . I'll probably refer back to that when I'm setting up the arrays. . .

Concerning the RAID 0+1 versus RAID 1+0, I believe there is a difference. I...
Forum: Storage 09-24-09, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By Revivalist
That pretty much says it all for me! By the...

That pretty much says it all for me!

By the way, do you have the entire 4 x 640GB in RAID 0, or did you use the Matrix RAID to setup a RAID 0 volume and then also a separate volume with some other...
Forum: Storage 09-23-09, 11:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By Revivalist
Thanks for all the great input guys! . . . ...

Thanks for all the great input guys! . . .

Ok, so only two arrays are allowed on the Matrix RAID. Then I think I will set up a RAID 0 array and a RAID 0+1 array.

The RAID 0 array will be 560GB....
Forum: Storage 09-23-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By Revivalist
Why not use RAID 0+1 for the data so that it's...

Why not use RAID 0+1 for the data so that it's backed up by the mirror and the performance is also boosted by the striping?
Forum: Storage 09-23-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By Revivalist
Advice on new Matrix RAID setup -- 4 x 640GB WD Caviar Blacks -- Good choice?

I would like to have 1TB of storage with higher read/write performance than a single drive. I would also like to have the data on part of that 1TB be redundant for back up purposes. So here's my...
Forum: Memory 09-23-09, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By Revivalist
Ok, so here's my rational for considering this...

Ok, so here's my rational for considering this memory. . I donít have personal experience yet overclocking an i7 so please tell me if I'm off in my thinking. . . .

I figure that if you can run...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 09-23-09, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,893
Posted By Revivalist
Thanks for the feedback, guys. . . I will...

Thanks for the feedback, guys. . .

I will definitely be benching, although not with extreme cooling like phase or LN. I have a water setup with a TEC.

I only buy a motherboard every 3-4 years...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 09-21-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,893
Posted By Revivalist
Debating between ASUS Extreme II Rampage and EVGA Classified . . . Any thoughts?

Well, I was very convinced that the ASUS Rampage II Extreme (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131352) was the motherboard for me . . . .

...
Forum: Memory 09-17-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By Revivalist
Anyone run the OCZ triple-channel DDR3 Reapers (1866Mhz 8-8-8) kit?

Does anyone have experience with these OCZ DDR3 Reapers (1866Mhz 8-8-8) (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=4417175&sku=O261-8106&srkey=OCZ3RPR1866LV6GK)
...
Forum: Storage 09-17-09, 05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Revivalist
Does this setup make sense for Matrix RAID?

I'm building a new system with an ASUS Rampage II Extreme, i7 920, OCZ Reaper (1866MHz 8-8-8), etc. . .

I also want to pick up some hard drives for a Matrix RAID setup. I've been reading all over...
Forum: General Hardware 09-17-09, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Revivalist
Thanks for the feedback. Yes, the Rampage...

Thanks for the feedback.

Yes, the Rampage only has 7 SATA ports. That was the main drawback for me. But 7 is exactly enough for me to do what I am planning for storage. So I'm ok with it.

Do...
Forum: General Hardware 09-17-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Revivalist
I think going socket 1366 is the best choice for...

I think going socket 1366 is the best choice for me because I don’t like to upgrade the motherboard often. So I want to make sure to keep it compatible with whatever is yet to come. Right now triple...
Forum: General Hardware 09-11-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Revivalist
How's this look for a high-performance overhaul?

Hi everyone . . . I thought I would pop in for some advice before doing a system overhaul.

Hereís what Iíve been running. (I know, itís really outdated. :) ). . .

ē Motherboard: DFI LanParty...
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