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About WhisperingKnickers

  • Title
    Xeon Advocate


  • CPU
    (x2) Xeon X5690
  • Motherboard
    Supermicro X8DTI-F (might switch to my EVGA SR-2)
  • RAM
    48Gb (12x4gb) server ddr3
  • GPU
    MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 6GB
  • Case
    NZXT S340
  • Storage
    Samsung 850 EVO 500Gb and a 2Tb HDD
  • PSU
    XFX 750W PRO Black Edition
  • Display(s)
    24" Acer G246HL
  • Cooling
    Noctua NH-U12DXi4 and a Noctua NH-U9DXi4
  • Keyboard
    Corsair Gaming K70 LUX RGB MX Browns
  • Mouse
    Logitech G600
  • Sound
    Sennheiser HD558; Sound card:Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX 5.1 Sound Card with 600 ohm Headphone Amp
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro

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  • Gender
  • Location
    Near Bellingham, WA
  • Occupation
    Marketing Specialist, I advertise

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  1. Graphics card recommendaion

    Maybe see if you can find a used 1060 6gb? idk it is going to be hard to find an upgrade for a 1050ti at that price
  2. Xeon X3430 for $7 (not really)?!

    I second that the 5690's kick butt and are actually really good even the lower tier 5650 is good if you overclock it but the 3430 looks like junk...
  3. Xeon X3430 for $7 (not really)?!

    If you can I would try to find a cheap x58 xeon you can overclock pretty easily on the x58 platform and a lot of the chips don't need to be overclocked to do well in gaming. It will be a little more than $7 but for closer to $20 you can get a significantly better cpu that can overclock quite well See if you can find an X5650 in your area and a LGA 1366 motherboard
  4. I can try some tests when I get home, I don't have much in terms of editing software but I can figure something out. Games mostly use single thread performance and I play most games at 1080p on ultra without any issues. I will do more solid testing later
  5. Smallest E-ATX and 360mm radiator case

    That is really cool, If it was a little taller I would consider getting one to put the SR2 into. Like you saw in the picture I sent you the modded s340 wasn't the most elegant solution
  6. Smallest E-ATX and 360mm radiator case

    Even with the HDD bays? If so that is super cool
  7. Smallest E-ATX and 360mm radiator case

    I have an eatx board in the NZXT S340 but you will have a rough time getting the second rad in there. It actually works really nicely other than not meeting that requirement It might be hard to get a small case that can hold both an eatx board as well as two radiators
  8. Which Corsair Keyboard To Buy?

    I don't know if the k70 lux rgb comes in those switches but if it does I would go with that one. I love mine and it has fantastic customization. The only trouble I had with it was when I had it plugged into usb3.0 ports. For some reason it doesn't work properly all the time unless it is in 2.0 ports
  9. Why do people hate Apple inc?

    What do you mean?
  10. Why do people hate Apple inc?

    Apple is like the EA of the technology world
  11. Robot vacuum for Christmas?

    https://www.amazon.com/Self-Charging-Drop-Sensing-Technology-High-Performance-Designed/dp/B01LYCLS24?psc=1&SubscriptionId=AKIAJDAJU7V5TZUCQOBA&tag=tenrows-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=B01LYCLS24 This one has pretty good reviews, and funny ones. It is a lot cheaper than some and apparently is pretty impressive. If I were to buy this kind of vacuum I would try this one but I don't currently have one so I cant give you a first hand recommendation
  12. "old" PC to build around with and test stuff

    I don't know anything about that motherboard but from what I have seen you can overclock fairly well on most x58 boards The slower pci speed shouldn't effect you much with that gpu, if you had something like a 1080ti and you were doing rendering then maybe it would but you should be okay If you want your OS to feel a little faster I would definitely put an sdd in it. it is amazing how much of a difference it can make
  13. I am running dual x5690's if you want me to do any bench tests let me know
  14. What you are going to want is higher clocked xeons if you are going to stick to the dual xeon setup. for x58 the 5670 is a good choice because you can get them pretty cheap. Unless you have the SR2. I have one but I haven't started using it yet because I have a few more case mods to make first
  15. Powered Bookshelf Speakers w/ Chromecast Built-in?

    The closest that I can find would be these https://rivaaudio.com/riva-arena/ or these http://www.spectraintl.com/index.php/jensen-products/item/jsb-1000