The ‘economy’ of the upgrade, though, has come crumbling down with the potential need for new RAM. A pretty amazing thing to think about: Jul 1, Posts: Viz games, I hardly play any. Also, make sure you have proper contact between the CPU and heatsink. It’s running really well.

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Last edited by DaveB on Sun Nov 30, So that’s probably ddq965gf I didn’t think much of it when I got a Q and had to push the last one in.

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Sat Dec 06, Sun Nov 30, 2: Jun 23, Posts: Strangely, the system is not shutting down, but these temps are really high. Or is there something else going on?

I already had a system based on a socket board, so it was a no brainer for me given the current prices of s on eBay. If you want all 8GB, then you need to use or Mhz memory.


However, it’s worth it even if you do a fresh build with a great graphics card, xq965gf so: In general, excellent computers can be put together for so little now. Sun Nov 30, 7: Jul 1, Posts: Some folks claim RAM advertised as AMD specific works fine in their Intel boards, while others seems like a smaller subset report issues. I am using Real Temp GT 3.

Re the cooler, it does appear to have all four pushpins in place. The system just doesn’t boot with these. I suppose I should mention virtualization too.

Now I know it’s a question of finesse, jiggling them until they line up properly. Apr 21, Posts: Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor.

I have a system built around the DQGF motherboard. Is this really a case fan thing? I’ll add a case fan, I guess, and see what that does.

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The X really provides some great value. I am back to using 4GB of RAM and am hoping someone can highlight a solution, or at least stuff to try to get this to work. Viz games, I hardly play any. Now that things are done properly, the temp has dropped to the 20s and 30s. Sun Dec 07, viddeo Sat Nov 29, First, there’s the open tabs scenario.


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Heatsink sounds like it’s not installed right, as noted. My processor is running a lot hotter than expected. Sun Nov 30, 5: This is the memory I purchased: But lately I prefer running server oriented tasks directly in the cloud and desktop oriented tasks natively.