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Reply 20 of 25, by cyclone3d

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I also have a couple 3.2Ghz Xeons on order and will run benchmarks before I upgrade to the LGA 2011 setup.

Yamaha YMF modified setupds and drivers
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Yamaha YMF7x4 Guide
AW744L II - YMF744 - AOpen Cobra Sound Card - Install SB-Link Header

Reply 21 of 25, by mastergamma12

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I want to see some pics of this build, sounds awesome. 😁

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The Tuala-Bus (My 9x/Dos Rig) (Pentium III-S 1.4ghz, AWE64G+Audigy 2 ZS, Voodoo5 5500, Chieftec Dragon Rambus)

The Final Lan Party (My Windows Xp/7 rig) (Core i7 980x, GTX 480,DFI Lanparty UT X58-T3eH8,)

Reply 22 of 25, by cyclone3d

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Still waiting on parts. Two of the drive bay adapters arrived yesterday. Still waiting for the 3rd as well as the second 3.2Ghz XEON.

I will post pics and possibly a video.

Yamaha YMF modified setupds and drivers
Yamaha XG resource repository - updated November 27, 2018
Yamaha YMF7x4 Guide
AW744L II - YMF744 - AOpen Cobra Sound Card - Install SB-Link Header

Reply 23 of 25, by cyclone3d

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Got the other 3.2/1M/533 CPU and found a "scrap" lot that had at least 2 of the 3.2/2M/533 CPUs and won the auction as the only bidder so those are on the way now as well.

The CPU cooler also arrived. Getting close to actually being able to do some tests with the 2.8 and 3.2Ghz CPUs with some GPU... I wonder how a 5950U would do... But I want to test something with XP that I will be able to have a mostly similar GPU in the x79 board... Maybe a 6800GT... Hmmm. I should also have an X850XT PE in both AGP and PCIe.

Any other suggestions?

Yamaha YMF modified setupds and drivers
Yamaha XG resource repository - updated November 27, 2018
Yamaha YMF7x4 Guide
AW744L II - YMF744 - AOpen Cobra Sound Card - Install SB-Link Header

Reply 25 of 25, by cyclone3d

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Right, but I want to test the dual xeon setup vs the x79 setup with the same-ish cards...

As for what the x79 setup will get... I was planning on maybe dual HD7970 if I have room to cram them in there.

I don't have any 9 series Nvidia cards and will not be getting any until the price drops like a rock.

I do have a Tesla K40, but I don't know how I would cool it plus I would also have to have a second card to output the video signal...

Yamaha YMF modified setupds and drivers
Yamaha XG resource repository - updated November 27, 2018
Yamaha YMF7x4 Guide
AW744L II - YMF744 - AOpen Cobra Sound Card - Install SB-Link Header