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Ditto l
I heard that there are some wich are noisy as well as the fan control software being a bit flaky
Cheapest H100 I could see was £75 so still pricey though if anyone is selling :)
 
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How's the noise on that thing?
It is only noisy under full load. For typical cpu use other than the most intensive gaming it is reasonably quiet.
 
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Ditto l
I heard that there are some wich are noisy as well as the fan control software being a bit flaky
Cheapest H100 I could see was £75 so still pricey though if anyone is selling :)
The Corsair fans that come with the H100 are high quality and only sound loud if you run them max. Even the lowest setting you cannot hear them, though I keep mine on Medium Speed.
 
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The noise of my Antec 920 at full load was shocking, I have never heard anything that loud in a computer in my life; it made my two GTX 480's disappear while gaming.
 
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What was the batch number on your chip? You are about .05 volts lower than my run. I am technically at 4.62 GHZ though at boot it is always .4-.5 GHZ higher on post.

Are you fine tuned or do you think you may be able to go stable at 4.7 or 4.8 without extreme temps and voltage??
I posted my batch number somewhere in here. I believe it was 1244.
 
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i noticed your cpu/nb was a bit high 1.4 mine is 1.25
When you overclock the front side bus the cpu-nb will require some extra voltage I leave it on auto and let the
bios decide how much to feed the cpu-nb.
 
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When you overclock the front side bus the cpu-nb will require some extra voltage I leave it on auto and let the
bios decide how much to feed the cpu-nb.
I know one of the NB Volts should not go over 1.2v. I should try AUTO and see what happens. ;)
 
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I know one of the NB Volts should not go over 1.2v. I should try AUTO and see what happens. ;)
I adjusted the cpu-NB voltage to 1.225 as it had been in the past. I had left it on auto when I thought I could try one last attempt on higher oc. along with a bunch of other settings. I really did not check the actual voltage until you guys brought it to my attention. It was too high. On some earlier posts on TPU and overclockers.com some mentioned upping the multiplier with most of the settings on auto. It was an oversight by me that I am glad Skellatar pointed out. I just have to accept my overclock is not going above 4.64 GHZ. I also lowered my Northbridge frequency to about 2350 instead of slightly higher than 2400. MY HT frequency was lowered back to about 2850 from just above 3000. Sli8ghtly lower cinebench scores but I won't get freezes or blue screens and I won't cause cpu-nb damage.
 
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i helped my friend overclock her cvf-z and fx 8350 to 4.63ghz its nice and stable she loves her new setup. she gots a evga gtx 660 and playing rift on all max settings and she can see things in the game she has never seen before. she just loves it
 
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I adjusted the cpu-NB voltage to 1.225 as it had been in the past. I had left it on auto when I thought I could try one last attempt on higher oc. along with a bunch of other settings. I really did not check the actual voltage until you guys brought it to my attention. It was too high. On some earlier posts on TPU and overclockers.com some mentioned upping the multiplier with most of the settings on auto. It was an oversight by me that I am glad Skellatar pointed out. I just have to accept my overclock is not going above 4.64 GHZ. I also lowered my Northbridge frequency to about 2350 instead of slightly higher than 2400. MY HT frequency was lowered back to about 2850 from just above 3000. Sli8ghtly lower cinebench scores but I won't get freezes or blue screens and I won't cause cpu-nb damage.
That really sucks, was hoping you can achieve higher clocks without killing the chip. The PC shop I picked up my 8350 had 3 different batches. I asked him for the highest one which was the 1244 vs. The other that were 1232 & 1236 I believe.

Os2wiz, have you tried playing with the bus speed. Or leave that at stock and just up the multi. Try OC'ing to 4.40GHz and leave the voltage on Auto. That was the first thing I did so I can determine a voltage estimate. I also turned on most of the power save options. What I achieved now is lower temps with no performance drops. Try it. :)
 
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That really sucks, was hoping you can achieve higher clocks without killing the chip. The PC shop I picked up my 8350 had 3 different batches. I asked him for the highest one which was the 1244 vs. The other that were 1232 & 1236 I believe.

Os2wiz, have you tried playing with the bus speed. Or leave that at stock and just up the multi. Try OC'ing to 4.40GHz and leave the voltage on Auto. That was the first thing I did so I can determine a voltage estimate. I also turned on most of the power save options. What I achieved now is lower temps with no performance drops. Try it. :)
I tried multiplier only and fsb. I have to admit I did not try every fsb level I did do obviously 200,210,220,230,
240s, and 270s. I may do better with temps if I remove the thermal paste and apply Artic Silver 5. I used the stock paste that was on the cooler. I could also try sanding away the nickel cpu covering and getting a smooth shiny copper cpu finish. I don't think I have the patience or temperament to do it properly. But that with the better thermal pastecwould cut temps another 8 to 10 degrees Celsius. Or a water loop that I consider hideous and wasting a lot of space. I am not pissed off really. Even at 4.6+ GHZ the chip performs quite nicely with the video card.
By the way I did not know the Crosshair V Formula Z uses a different bios than regular Crosshair V were you aware of that? I see now that our board is no longer produced and they haven't bothered to upgrade our boards utilities for Windows 8.
 
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Yes they were replaced by the Z model. So far ASUS has done alright in terms of Bios updates. They have a good history supporting ROG based mobos.

I am pretty sure this mobo works well with Win 8.
 
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Hi, new here and hope to join the club. I built an AMD system earlier this year, this is my secondary rig btw, system spec as follows:
FX8120 @3.7ghz
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So far, no issue at all playing games with it, stable as heck!:D
 
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Hi, new here and hope to join the club. I built an AMD system earlier this year, this is my secondary rig btw, system spec as follows:
FX8120 @3.7ghz
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So far, no issue at all playing games with it, stable as heck!:D
Welcome :)
Did you add any extra voltage to your 8120 OC? Reason I ask is I pushed my FX-8120 @ 4.40GHz running all 8-Cores stable at 1.375v. It may be possible to achieve this depending on your batch # and bios settings.
 
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Welcome :)
Did you add any extra voltage to your 8120 OC? Reason I ask is I pushed my FX-8120 @ 4.40GHz running all 8-Cores stable at 1.375v. It may be possible to achieve this depending on your batch # and bios settings.
Ahh, OK, noted, I was wondering why it crapped out at default vcore @3.7ghz, I'd believe it would go higher. Anyway, since it can be done by bumping vcore to >1.35v, I'll take note of this and try for a higher OC later. Games run just fine now, so I don't see a need for higher clockspeed yet, besides, I'm thinking of going Vishera, perhaps FX8350.
 
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Ahh, OK, noted, I was wondering why it crapped out at default vcore @3.7ghz, I'd believe it would go higher. Anyway, since it can be done by bumping vcore to >1.35v, I'll take note of this and try for a higher OC later. Games run just fine now, so I don't see a need for higher clockspeed yet, besides, I'm thinking of going Vishera, perhaps FX8350.
If you do get a 8350, be sure to check the batch numbers on the CPU's. The two numbers that come to mind is 1244 and 1236 which many have had great OC's with low voltage. Perhaps you can find a higher batch number that may give you even better results.
 
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If you do get a 8350, be sure to check the batch numbers on the CPU's. The two numbers that come to mind is 1244 and 1236 which many have had great OC's with low voltage. Perhaps you can find a higher batch number that may give you even better results.
OK, duely noted with thanks!:rockout: So far, I'm mentally masturbating over this, can't quite justify the move yet as the FX8120 @3.7ghz hasn't let me down.

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System Name Team Blue
Processor 5960X@4.8 1.42v
Motherboard Asus X99M-WS
Cooling EK Supremecy EVO, MCR220-Stack+MCR220+MCR320, D5-PWM+EK X-RES 140
Memory 4x8GB G.Skill Trident Z 3200 CL16
Video Card(s) (2) EVGA SC BLACK 1080Ti's+ EVGA reference 1080Ti soon to be under water
Storage Samsung SM951 512GB, Samsung PM961 512GB
Display(s) Dell UP2414Q 3840X2160@60hz
Case Caselabs Mercury S5
Audio Device(s) Fischer HA-02->Fischer FA-002W High edition/FA-003/Jubilate/FA-011 depending on my mood
Power Supply Seasonic Prime 1200w
Mouse Thermaltake Theron
Keyboard Thermaltake Poseidon ZX
Software W10P
Benchmark Scores Zoom zoom mofo


Was very very tempted to get an 8320 at microcenter for the deployment rig. Going to save and get a better videocard instead.
 
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System Name Hard Times
Processor X3450@4Ghz
Motherboard Asus P7H55M
Cooling Hyper 212 Evo
Memory 12gb DDR3 1333Mhz CL 9@1600 CL7
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 980 Xtreme@1500Mhz
Storage SanDisk Extreme 120Gb SSD (os) , WD Caviar Blue 2 TB (Games), WD Caviar Green 1TB (Storage)
Display(s) 32" Samsung HDTV 1080P
Case Fractal Design Focus G Mini
Audio Device(s) Onboard HDMI
Power Supply EVGA G2 550w
Software Windows 10 Pro CU
It's going to be at least another month before I can get this board and an 8350 but I can't wait. My current parts are going to be given to my GF to fulfil her WoW needs :)
 
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System Name My Red Dragon Gaming PC
Processor AMD FX-8350 @ 4.40GHz w/8-Cores - Bus 277 / 1.35v
Motherboard Asus Crosshair V Formula ROG - Bios v1801
Cooling Corsair H100 Water Cooling (120mm x4 Push/Pull)
Memory G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB DDR3-2210 (8GBx2)
Video Card(s) SAPPHIRE (ATI) DUAL-X R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 OC + Sapphire Radeon RX 580 8GB Nitro+ LE
Storage Corsair Force 3 SSD 180GB + WD 32MB buffer 1TB HD
Display(s) Asus 24" (VG245H) FHD 75Hz 1ms FreeSyn - Gaming Monitor
Case CoolerMaster HAF 932 - My Custom Red Dragn MOD!
Audio Device(s) SteelSound 5Hv2 8CH HD + EAX® Advanced™ HD 5.0 -SupremeFX X-Fi 2
Power Supply Corsair 750W Gamers Power Supply
Mouse Razer DeathAdder PC Gaming Mouse - Ergonomic Left Hand Edition
Keyboard Logitech G15 Classic Gaming Keyboard
Software Windows 10 x64 Ultimate
Benchmark Scores I have the worlds Fastest PC ever Built - 1980
It's going to be at least another month before I can get this board and an 8350 but I can't wait. My current parts are going to be given to my GF to fulfil her WoW needs :)
When you say WOW do you mean WOW or do you mean World of Warcraft?
If you mean the latter, then your GF is a cool. :)
 
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System Name Dad
Processor AMD FX8350
Motherboard Asus Crosshair V formula
Cooling CPU- Phanteks PHTC14CS GPU-Arctic accelero 7970
Memory 16GB ( 2x8GB) Gskil DDR3 F2 2400C10-8GTX
Video Card(s) XFX HD 6950 2GB
Storage Sandisk 120GB extreme, seagate baracuda 1TB 7200.14
Display(s) Samsung 2333 23" LCD
Case Dragon rider
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply XFX 750W 80+ bronze
Software Windows x64 Ultimate
Benchmark Scores Wei Proccessor 7.8 ( just got it ) Ram 7.8 Graphics 7.9 Disk drive 7.9
well managed to get a new cooler, treated myself from a well known auction site.
I got the Phanteks PH-TC14CS CPU Top Down Cooler. for a low price £26 so not much to lose.
It does not clear my RAM even if I turn the cooler around so I have ended up just using 1 fan.
Even so idle the temp is 27deg and running prime95 at 4.5GHz the temp ( as sensed by ASUS AI suite)was 57deg. And it is quitter than the stock cooler. Loudest fan I have is PSU , not sure if that can be addressed. Any particular settings I should use to make comparisons with ?
Also whilst cooler off I read the batch code FA 1240PGN so I guess I have one of the early 1240 ones.