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Forum: FCG's Weblog September 1st, 2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,874
Posted By freecableguy
More information: ...

More information:

http://www.semiaccurate.com/2010/09/01/amd-outs-bulldozer-based-orochi-die/

The bad news? It's already 2010 and we still haven't seen the retail release of the first AMD/ATI...
Forum: News May 19th, 2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,587
Posted By freecableguy
MS Paint Art

Core i7 - Nehalem - by me in MS Paint:


http://www.thetechrepository.com/newspics/core_i7.png

Copyright (C) 2009 FCG. All Rights Reserved.
Forum: News May 15th, 2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,515
Posted By freecableguy
NVIDIA nForce 730i (9300/9400) issues with Windows 7

So I decided to take the plunge today and upgrade my HTPC from Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 (x64) to Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 (x64) thinking that there would be no issues seeing as how I'd already had...
Forum: News April 24th, 2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,394
Posted By freecableguy
Itching for a Core i7 920 D0 (SLBEJ) step CPU?

Why wait for the item to finally arrive in retail? Why pay tax? Why pay shipping? Why get gouged? Have you checked eBay? This guy is offering guaranteed D0-step 920's for just $299.99 out the door:
...
Forum: Intel Inside October 23rd, 2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,977
Posted By freecableguy
:) I think you've got it now - the metal polish...

:)

I think you've got it now - the metal polish cleans all.
Forum: Intel Inside October 23rd, 2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,977
Posted By freecableguy
I'm not sure I understand the question...did the...

I'm not sure I understand the question...did the response above not explain how to clean the entire CPU surface (both the die and the substrate)?
Forum: Intel Inside October 22nd, 2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,977
Posted By freecableguy
It's a low-abrasive metal polish...it will...

It's a low-abrasive metal polish...it will removal all traces of the indium-based solder from the dice as well as any residue on the substrate itself.

Minimal pressure is needed when polishing....
Forum: Intel Inside October 21st, 2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,977
Posted By freecableguy
http://www.nevrdull.com/ ...

http://www.nevrdull.com/

http://www.nevrdull.com/images/TheCan.gif
Forum: Memory Overclocking and Tweaking September 30th, 2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,734
Posted By freecableguy
How well does it do in 4GB configurations?...

How well does it do in 4GB configurations? (Everybody, feel free to respond.)
Forum: News September 30th, 2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,735
Posted By freecableguy
Deal of the Day - Crucial DDR3-2000 at Newegg for $215 after MIR

UPDATE (10/4/2008): Back in stock! (That was fast.) Get go 'em - only 4 sets left as of 9pm PT. :)

UPDATE (10/3/2008): Well, looks like you guys have pounced on this. Not only is Newegg out of...
Forum: Intel Inside September 13th, 2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,665
Posted By freecableguy
You're right...it has been quiet. Nehalem info...

You're right...it has been quiet.

Nehalem info is coming, but it won't be speculation. It will be things like overclocking guides and the like...

In the meantime, we encourage all to carry on...
Forum: News August 21st, 2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 13,699
Posted By freecableguy
Motherboard Monitor 5 (MBM5) Core Temperature Plugin Updated!

Following Benson Inkley's IDF 2008 Technical Presentation on Intel's Processor Temperature Specification (http://intel.wingateweb.com/US08/published/sessions/TMTS001/SF08_TMTS001_100r.pdf) we've...
Forum: Memory Overclocking and Tweaking August 15th, 2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,307
Posted By freecableguy
My ASUS Rampage Formula review over at AnandTech...

My ASUS Rampage Formula review over at AnandTech also covered a lot of the topics surrounding proper memory configuration for top performance. I'd like to think it's also worth a read. The...
Forum: Memory Overclocking and Tweaking August 15th, 2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,307
Posted By freecableguy
Hi, thanks for reading and thanks for...

Hi, thanks for reading and thanks for registering.

Before I attempt to answer your questions, I'd like to invite you to read this first:
http://www.thetechrepository.com/showthread.php?t=195
...
Forum: Intel Inside July 24th, 2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,667
Posted By freecableguy
The PLL voltage is essentially the voltage...

The PLL voltage is essentially the voltage applied to the CPU's internal clock distribution system. I recommend no higher than about 1.6V with 1.7V as an absolute maximum under all circumstances. ...
Forum: News May 30th, 2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,440
Posted By freecableguy
Which reminds me, I need to contact TRENDnet and...

Which reminds me, I need to contact TRENDnet and have them call of the witch hunt. :) I'd asked them to see if they could replicate my concerns. Not surprisingly, they could not. Thanks, Comcast.
Forum: Cooling/Thermal Management May 28th, 2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,897
Posted By freecableguy
Of course! The water coming from the CPU will...

Of course! The water coming from the CPU will not be anywhere near the actual CPU die temp. Let's say ambient is 22C, and the water is on average 5C higher (27C)...depending on the actual CPU heat...
Forum: Cooling/Thermal Management May 28th, 2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,897
Posted By freecableguy
Parallel paths are generally a bad idea. Unless...

Parallel paths are generally a bad idea. Unless you can ensure that the hydraulic resistance for each flow path are equal you'll end up with a situation where the path of least resistance will...
Forum: Memory Overclocking and Tweaking May 27th, 2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,945
Posted By freecableguy
Absolutely spot on. The problem you are...

Absolutely spot on.

The problem you are describing with people loving the speed increases and loathing the latency walking up....it's not just a DDR2 to DDR3 concern...this has been going on since...
Forum: Memory Overclocking and Tweaking May 27th, 2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,945
Posted By freecableguy
So the question becomes "cycles of what", right? ...

So the question becomes "cycles of what", right? Simply put, with DDR memory data is transfered and the rising and falling edge of the clock, that clock being what you have called the "I/O clock";...
Forum: Memory Overclocking and Tweaking May 26th, 2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,945
Posted By freecableguy
Also, not sure if I follow you here. I think you...

Also, not sure if I follow you here. I think you may in fact believe what you are saying but I'm not understanding what you're getting at. Regardless, I think we can figure it out together. ;)
...
Forum: Memory Overclocking and Tweaking May 26th, 2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,945
Posted By freecableguy
The minimum latency is mostly dependent on the...

The minimum latency is mostly dependent on the time it takes for each individual cell capacitor (each of which stores 1 bit) to "fill" and "drain" charge. Also, the sense amps (one for each bit in a...
Forum: Memory Overclocking and Tweaking May 5th, 2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,650
Posted By freecableguy
In the works. :)

In the works. :)
Forum: News April 28th, 2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 12,879
Posted By freecableguy
Deep thought of the day...

A patch shouldn't be considered a 'hotfix' if you have to reboot after you apply it, should it?

-FCG
Forum: News April 24th, 2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,440
Posted By freecableguy
A small contest for those that know...

UPDATE (05/28/2008): It was Comcast. I awoke today with a new IP and everything is working just as before.

About three months ago I noticed I could no longer access Netflix.com, which made...
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