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    AMD lists the 3950x can be used on this board....

    AMD lists the 3950x can be used on this board. Not sure I would trust it though.
    https://www.asus.com/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/All-series/PRIME-A320M-K/HelpDesk_CPU/
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    Thanks. I’ll leave this one alone and build a...

    Thanks. I’ll leave this one alone and build a complete system.
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    Upgrade question

    My son gave me a Asus Prime A320M-K motherboard with a six core 2nd gen processor. Crunches great. Has only one case fan connector. Am considering a 16 core AMD processor to swap out. Being AM4,...
  4. Sorry to hear about your condition. This sucks....

    Sorry to hear about your condition. This sucks. Great men seem to leave us sooner than us average men. I miss MM, who taught me so much on building a solid PC. You will be missed! Given my age and...
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    Well this project is moot. Just sold the...

    Well this project is moot. Just sold the computer. Fun while it lasted.
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    Got the fins off. ...

    Got the fins off.
    https://i.postimg.cc/GphwkyRj/IMG-1056.jpg
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    Thanks. Kind of figured that. Trying to remove 14...

    Thanks. Kind of figured that. Trying to remove 14 top fins. A little harder than I thought. Half way there. Dam fins are sharp. Chewed the crap out of one of my fingers holding it. Wearing a glove to...
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    Modifying a air cooler

    Has anyone attempted to modify one of these thermaltake coolers?
    https://www.thermaltakeusa.com/ux200-argb-lighting-cpu-cooler.html

    I have a couple similar and thinking of cutting 1/3 of a 120mm...
  9. Thread: 90MM cooler

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    2 pipes for a dedicated cruncher seems risky....

    2 pipes for a dedicated cruncher seems risky. Have been running this cruncher open cased since the 120 mm thermaltake protrudes to much to close the case. No issues so far. Thanks for the suggestion.
  10. Thread: 90MM cooler

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    Still haven’t bought one yet. The link you...

    Still haven’t bought one yet. The link you provided, most are larger than 90MM. The ones that lay flat look interesting but wonder how well they work. Have always used upright thermalright. The...
  11. Thread: 90MM cooler

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    Thanks. Saw the noctua. May have to go with one.

    Thanks. Saw the noctua. May have to go with one.
  12. Thread: 90MM cooler

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    90MM cooler

    Been looking for a 90MM true cooler or similar (Thermal right) for 1366 processors (westmere). A 120 I have is to big that I cannot close the case. Seems no one in USA sells one. Can order one from...
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    New build suggestion

    Since my X5670 died, and don't want to spend money on older technology, thinking of a 10 core or so cpu. The threadripper series cpu's seems cost efficient when it comes to crunching but intel 10...
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    Decided to re apply thermal past to see if that...

    Decided to re apply thermal past to see if that would help. Have scorch marks on both chips. Cleaned and re installed. Won’t even post now. Since this is real old technology, not going to waste any...
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    Chips I got from MM, board i bought new. Did pull...

    Chips I got from MM, board i bought new. Did pull the battery. Still showed good but close to needing changing. X8DTI-F super micro. I'll change it to see what happens. Thanks
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    Cannot use turbo boost

    I have a dual X5670 system movieman helped me get together. Just a cruncher. Last month or so kept getting random shut downs. Super micro board logs indicated power and memory. Changed both. Was in a...
  17. Thread: SSD question

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    Am in the middle of the reinstall. Once the OS...

    Am in the middle of the reinstall. Once the OS with all updates are installed, plan to run magician after each new program install to see if i can pinpoint the culprit. Running win7 pro. Its my...
  18. Thread: SSD question

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    SSD question

    Have a samsung 840 pro 512gb. Past couple of weeks its started crawling to the point of locking up the computer. Ran the samsung magician software to test it out. All tests came out good except the...
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    Dave was the person who introduced me to...

    Dave was the person who introduced me to xtremesystems. Taught me by phone (long phone calls) to build a better computer. Never made it out to his house but we had numerous phone chats. Sold me some...
  20. Lucky for me that every photo i put on...

    Lucky for me that every photo i put on photo$ucket in on a separate drive. I will just delete the account. Bet they will reverse in 3 months once they see the ship sinking!
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    Good explanation. You would think the dumb farts...

    Good explanation. You would think the dumb farts in washington would have picked it apart already. But like you said, knee jerk reaction. Know many folks who use it and are happy with it.
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    So you guys say its not possible to put a sniffer...

    So you guys say its not possible to put a sniffer in the software and send back data?
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    Intel's massive 18-core Core i9 chip

    Didn't see this posted but delete if it is. Was considering AMD but will look hard at this chip!...
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    The card is working out ok but man this thing...

    The card is working out ok but man this thing could heat a house. Wondering if updating the software would help or make it worst. Not sure what version I am on as I'm not home now. Will check and...
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    Thanks for the tip. You folks won't believe this....

    Thanks for the tip. You folks won't believe this. I put the 390 in after removing drivers. Used the install cd that came with it. Has the catalyst control center that i think amd changed. Ran the...
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