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Well my little HX 850 psu is holding up. :D


 
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Now lets try this balls to the wall... gpu 1000MHz-1500MHz 1.25v
 

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Not really familiar with 3DMark11 scores. But that seems kinda low, but maybe I'm just not used to it, I've never even ran it so don't take this personal. :laugh:
 

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And here Erocker says his 1000w psu wouldnt handle the same run..

Here's mine on a 850w psu...



beat my record :D
 
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Man that is sweet. Curse you and your water cooling!
 

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here ya go.





This rad look familiar David? :D

 

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That just looks effiin great man! That's my old Koolance Rad?
 

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That just looks effiin great man! That's my old Koolance Rad?
Yup it is. Im thinking of placing the single 120 rad you gave me as well on the back of the case as an added boost of cooling. My 1st run the cpu hit 63c I believe. That was with the foam filter in place during that run. With the filter off It pegged out @ 53C
 

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And here is the validation.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2125967

Good luck on your setup. It's fun to play with. Though I am having issues running Skyrim ever since I had to format and re-install Windows and such. I have the game on my RAID 0, and for some reason Windows always checks the bloody disk for errors when I restart my PC. As it's checking for errors, it deletes files from my Steam folder lol, need to figure this out. Maybe my drives are going bad or something?
Make sure Windows didn't install it's 100mb system folder on one of the drives.

That just looks effiin great man! That's my old Koolance Rad?
and that's my old CPU block! Looks great with the red tubing man! :toast:
 

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Yup it is. Im thinking of placing the single 120 rad you gave me as well on the back of the case as an added boost of cooling. My 1st run the cpu hit 63c I believe. That was with the foam filter in place during that run. With the filter off It pegged out @ 53C
Nice. What pump you running now?
 

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MCP355 with res-top..you can see it in the 2nd pic above. ;)
 

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Hey whats going on with this cpu. Cpu-z dont show HT Link, its just a greyed out reading rated FSB and under the memory tab Im showing NB but this is where it gets weird....
I thought the HT cant be higher then the NB
 
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That pump flows good, I'd throw the other rad in there as well. :)
 

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It can, it just doesn't provide any kind of performance increase.
I'm pretty sure that was the case with Thuban chips as well.
 
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Make sure Windows didn't install it's 100mb system folder on one of the drives.
I checked and it's not. I also re-formated them (RAID 0), reinstalled Steam and Skyrim along with a few benchmarks on that drive. I don't think it's my Bulldozer OC because even at stock speeds I get this error checking message. :confused:
Will have to investigate tonight what's really gonig on.
 

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Southbridge and RAID/AHCI drivers installed?
 
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Yes they are installed. Anyhow once again Steam just updated some files because it once again failed validation and/or file integrity or something :laugh: this is driving me nuts and I want to play SKYRIM :cry:
 

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Im not sure where some of you ppl are getting your Wattage consumption numbers from?

I just ran 3dMark 11 with everything wide open and had a MAX Wattage draw of 799 watts and that was in test #1 of the benchmark and then bounced around from 640-711 Watts... Some reviews I been reading say its drawing 400W at 4.5GHz at idle.... well now I know thats Bullshit! I have every single power saver turned off in the bios and I ran this....

-Gpu is maxed on volts running 1000MHz/1500MHz
-cpu is running 5.05GHz on all cores all the time
-case fans are all maxed out to keep cool
-got my x-box controller pluged in haha
-sound card is on...


You know truthfully I'm enjoying this cpu but Im still having a hard time grasping where some ppl get there dam numbers....



In this picture you can see the MAX DRAW






@ Erocker you were saying you were drawing 700W at idle @ 5ghz? I think you need to get your meter checked :cool:
 

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Yes they are installed. Anyhow once again Steam just updated some files because it once again failed validation and/or file integrity or something :laugh: this is driving me nuts and I want to play SKYRIM :cry:
Did you install this bios?
CVF beta UEFI 9921 bios
Latest AGESA update for Bulldozer from AMD in this build:
More enhancements for Steam games etc.

I highly recommend any time you ppl flash the Crosshair V bios to load default settings first... reboot till the logo screen, flash the bios and do a restart when prompted to then shut down. power off the psu and Remove the cmos battery and move the jumper over for 5min then you'll never have any conflict.
 
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@ Erocker you were saying you were drawing 700W at idle @ 5ghz? I think you need to get your meter checked
Absolutely not. There's no way I ever claimed 700W at idle, that is ridiculous. I had about the same results as you. Refer to post #60 in this thread.
 
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