This PC was built for the
purpose of being a strongly performing system when doing image, video,
or audio editing. Configured for dual-booting, the PC hosts
Windows XP Pro and Vista Ultimate. The CPU is an Intel Core 2
Extreme (X6800), with air-cooled overclocking to 3.5GHz and FSB:DDR2
ratio of 1:1.
Swap ASUS Motherboard for Gigabyte
GA-EP45-DS3R aftter ASUS had electrical failure.
Increased DDRAM2 to 8GB, swapping 4x1GB Corsair PC8500 for 4x2GB A-Data
Swap Gigabyte Poseidon case for CoolerMaster R690 for much better airflow.
Removed video cooler trim panel to ease clearance with door-mounted
With loss of ASUS Wi-fi module on motherboard, added external USB D-Link
Wireless G adapter.
Memory Voltage: 2.2V CPU VCore Voltage: 1.375V FSB Termination Voltage: Auto MCH Chipset Voltage: Auto ICH Chipset Voltage: Auto
Advanced -> CPU Configuration
Ratio CMOS Setting: 10 Microcode Updateion: Enabled Max CPUID Value Limit: Disabled Execute Disable Function: Disabled Enhanced C1 Control: Disabled CPU Internal Thermal Control: Auto Virtualization Technology: Enabled Intel SpeedStep tech.: Disabled
Advanced -> Chipset
Configure DRAM Timing by SPD: Disabled DRAM CAS# Latency: 3 Clocks DRAM RAS# Precharge: 3 Clocks DRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay: 3 Clocks DRAM RAS# Activate to Precharge: 9 Clocks DRAM Write Recovery Time: 4 Clocks
DRAM ECC Mode: Disabled Hyper Path 3: Disabled DRAM Throttling Threshhold: Auto
20-Minute 100% Dual Core Load Testing Video
(minus 2 minutes that screesaver kicked in!)