my new SN95G5

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my new SN95G5

Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:05 pm

I brought up my new system yesterday, everything went smooth as usual.

Shuttle SN95G5 XPC
Athlon64 3500+ skt939
1 gig TwinX PC3200LL
Radeon 9800XT 256mb
Hauppauge PVR250
74gig Raptor
250gig WD sata
CD/RW/DVD combo

This thing is FAST 8)

I would highly reccomend this new XPC, it is great. The new redesigned ICE cooler works great, my cpu is about 30C under load while the fans are still cranking out in low RPM.
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:07 pm

oooh, I'd love to see pics. I bet it's a pretty sweet machine.
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:08 pm

yeah the 3500+ is a pretty cool performer
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:18 pm

O/C it yet? :wink:
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:32 pm

The SN95G5 seems damn near perfect, except for one thing. It doesn't use the nF3U's GbE+FW, and instead decides to use a seperate, PCI bus constrained GbE chip. why, why, WHY do mobo makers do this :/ (Shuttle isn't the only one). It performs a helluvalot worse, and I can't imagine it's cheaper than using the one that's already in the f'in northbridge. geh :/
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:35 pm

maybe there's some licensing agreement that mobo makers have to pay extra to nVidia to use the gig-E or something...because using PCI gig-E sucks, absolutely correct. Blah.
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:38 pm

would a 6800 series graphics card fit in there?
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:43 pm

GT yes, Ultra no. There was a review on it at GamePC the other day...
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 1:35 pm

Illissius wrote:GT yes, Ultra no. There was a review on it at GamePC the other day...


what site are you talking about? gamepc.com is a store.
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 2:52 pm

Click on 'New Lab Articles' ;)
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 2:54 pm

Yeah the SN95 is sweet. I saw one yesterday running an A64 FX 55. Very fast.
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Postposted on Wed Sep 15, 2004 3:08 pm

Is it possible to put in an X800 XT?

With those two hds, and a combo drive?

I'm wondering how well the power supply stacks up to all of those devices.
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