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About Big Duck
Retired Audio engineer specialized in building recording studios ans motion picture post-production facilities and mixing sound tracks for films
Ukiah, CA
Photography and Computing (My first was a IBM 1240 or1260)


GA-EP45-UD3P (Rev.1.6)
Intel Q9300 Quad
BIOS Award Ver. 6.00PG (EP45-UD3P FD, as read in EZTune6)
Noctua NH-D14 Everything dropped by at least 10C and Keeps in mid 40C's Idle & lo 70C's @ 100%(ambient intake air temp ~24C)
15 Fans (Yes, I like things COOL! They are run on "Quiet" settings thanks to Scythe KS01)
8 Gigs Memory 4x2Gig G.Skill (GSK F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK R) @ 2.1V 5-5-5-15 1066MHZ tRead 7
Arctic Cooler DDR2 Memory fans
PC Power & Cooling Computer Full Tower case
12- SATA drives mounted in CoolMaster 4-in-3 Device Modules (STB-3T4-E3-GP)
High Point RocketRaid 3520LF with 5-drives WD7501AALS (Caviar Black) RAID 10 w/Hot Spare and 3-drives WD3000HLFS in RAID 5 (VelociRaptors)FAST controller but HOT 50C needs fan cooler
2-drives RAID 1 on Promisse Fast Track S150 TX2plus PCI controller (Mirrored)
2-drives 1-Intel SSD 40Gig(page file) 1-WD 750Gig connected to motherboard.
2- DvD drives 1-SATA 1-IDE
Corsair 1200W Power supply (Nice to change power cable options)
AeroCool EasyWatch - 3-Fan speed controller with alarm (for drive cages)
2-Scythe "Kraze Server" KS01 Fan controllers ( Air intake Temp & axillary fan speed , CPU Temp & fan speed , axillary exhaust Air Temp & fan speed , RocketRaid 3520 RAID controller (Extremely HOT 55C) Temp & fan speed , Northbridge Temp fan speed & Soundcard/Promisse RAID) The Scythe KS01 controls fan speed based on temp!!!
Zalman ZM-MFC-2 fan controller and power consumption meter (Air intake Temp primary fan, GPU Temp fan speed
Sapphire Radon HD 5570 with a Antec® Cyclone® Blower Expansion Slot Cooler for it.
Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro 5.1 Surround
Windows XP Pro SP3


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Overclocking a Intel Q9300 on a GA-P43-ES3G (rev1.4) and memory speed problem 06-03-2011
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