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Slow Money
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Not to be a buzzkill, but I dont think OS/2 is going to be able to address anywhere near that amount of memory or storage space jeff.
 

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Load that bitch up with 4gb memory sticks. You can have a GB of ram for every bit of the operating system :lol:
 

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:scratch: you video rendering? that is overkill :lol:

Your going to need eleventy-billion fans in your case to keep that thing cool.
 

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Nah actually it puts out 10W more than my current 2.2GHz opteron dual core :lol: progress kicks ass lmao.

proc arrived today. 8x2.0GHz thing is heavy as crap



Load that bitch up with 4gb memory sticks. You can have a GB of ram for every bit of the operating system :lol:
Yeah, planning on 2x4GB right now for dual channel and I can upgrade to 4x4GB for quad channel :hbang:
 

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so, what am I lookin at here? not the processor but the motherboard.
 

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5 1TB disks arrived today...8 total so far (1 is in use)
What are earth are you building this for? :eek:

Not to be a buzzkill, but I dont think OS/2 is going to be able to address anywhere near that amount of memory or storage space jeff.
:rofl:

Nah actually it puts out 10W more than my current 2.2GHz opteron dual core :lol: progress kicks ass lmao.

proc arrived today. 8x2.0GHz thing is heavy as crap



Yeah, planning on 2x4GB right now for dual channel and I can upgrade to 4x4GB for quad channel :hbang:
Holy fucking shit :eek:

Are you getting a second proc?
 

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Give it a few months and there will be a version of that CPU with 3.0ghz per core. Everyone hates it when that happens. That's why I personally buy away from the bleeding edge, I don't like the inevitable so I get the best value/performance. I can't handle seeing the new one haha.

What are you going to do with this beast? I guess it's up for anything and everything.
 

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MG.ORG Irregular
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^yeah pretty much a whatever box, regular desktop, vm server, etc. I bought my current rig after it was out for quite a while because there was promised quad-core support which was never delivered. This time I decided to get something that is what I want from the beginning.
 
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