Yep, that’s right folks. Not one, but two of our members are benching sub-zero live tonight.
Starting first, we have world class overclocker and GOOC champion MIAHALLEN working with some brand-spanking new hardware and getting it nice and cold with liquid nitrogen. He’s starting at 6:00 PM EST. Here’s the skinny:
- Mobo: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD9 (ES)
- CPU: Xeon X5677 (ES) quad core
- GPU: MSI nVidia GTX 480
- Ram: 6GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-2000 CL8
- Cooling: LN2 on CPU & GPU, water on motherboard
- Focus: wPrime, AM3, 01, 03, and 05
- Time: 6:00 PM – Midnight EST
Up next, we have Bobnova from our own benching team. He’s working on getting some points with 2D benches. The session will start starting at 8:00 PM EST and go until the dry ice runs out.
- Mobo: Asus P5Q Pro
- CPU: Core 2 Duo e4500 (retail)
- GPU: Asus 4890 TOP
- Ram: Crucial Ballistix 2x1gb
- Cooling: CPU on dry ice, NB on air w/piped dry ice fumes.
- Focus: wPrime, SuperPi, PiFast, CPUz. May do 3dmark01 if i have extra dry ice.
- Time: ~8:00 PM EST till the dice runs out (3:00 AM’ish).
Hope you can stop by and root these fine gentlemen on!!!
–Jeremy Vaughan (hokiealumnus)