No worries, Cap - there were a bunch of juicy LGA775 stages that woulda been right up your alley, so kinda a bummer. But hey, you were just saving yourself for the Country Cup, which is usually in December I think, right?
By the way... In other news, I just finished checking, and the baking from a few nights ago not only brought all three of my 4coreDual-SATA2 boards back to life, but they all now work in dual-channel! Two of them are rev 1.02 boards, but one s the coveted R2 version. Sweet! Makes up for the death of my beloved P5Q-E, on which I had managed 103 submissions over the years. Go gently into the night, my sweet prince.
We should indeed! They're fun little things. Mine are all unmodded, since I wasn't going to put in the effort if they only worked in single-channel - so you can do with it as you wish in that regard (rather than having to clean up somebody else's mess, which is generally how I'd characterize buying modded boards).
The P5Q-E died because after a sesh a while back, I just kinda left it on the bench for waaay too long without taking out the insulation and it ended up corroding the socket. I mean, it still works-ish... but the VRM traces have gone to shit.
When baking a board, you do it with the range hood on full and the back door wide open, then do a full self-clean afterwards, all while the missus is out. By the time she gets back, she'll be none the wiser!
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