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#51
Also remember that if you reached 4,7Ghz easily that does not mean you'll reach 5Ghz any easier.

The voltage slope on SB-E becomes very high after that frequency.

I can do 4,7 Ghz with 1.38v but to get 5Ghz STABLE I need a voltage close to 1,5v.

Try 4,7Ghz -> 4,8 Ghz -> 4,9Ghz -> 5Ghz.

Always get a good look at temperatures.

Putting more power to the CPU is great but it is also about other things. I find that I get the CPU were I want it then the ram is the problem. What should I do with that? I have 32GB of 1866 ram. This Bios is great but their is a ton of things that I can do to get the max out of the computer. Just new to this Bios...lol
 
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I find that I get the CPU were I want it then the ram is the problem
What do you mean? Too much stress on the IMC?

32GB on 4 or 8 sticks?
 
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#54
It is this ram. It always wants to underclock.

Corsair Vengeance Red 32GB
32GB (4x8GB) DDR3 for Intel quad channel platforms.
Speed: 1866MHz
Timing: 10-11-10-30
Voltage: 1.5V
XMP: version 1.3
 
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Yep, Corsair kits aren't great overclockers, especially lower frequencies ones and such high densities modules.
 
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Yep, Corsair kits aren't great overclockers, especially lower frequencies ones and such high densities modules.
So what do you think I should do about it?
 
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#58
That's not the right waterblock for your motherboard, you have the R IV Formula.

That's for the Gene, microATX.
 
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That's not the right waterblock for your motherboard, you have the R IV Formula.

That's for the Gene, microATX.
Were would be a good place to get water cooling stuff?
 
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FrozenCPU or Aquatuning.
 
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This is appropriate for socket 1155/56/50 but for X79LGA2011 watercooling the VRM section is fundamental when you are aiming to very high clocks.

SB-E CPUs can pull more than 300W.

I had massive throttling before watercooling my VRM section when going over 1.45v.
 
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No the PCH is fine like that, it's a 7w TDP part.

Well unless you plan on overclocking your sata or usb :p
 
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No the PCH is fine like that, it's a 7w TDP part.

Well unless you plan on overclocking your sata or usb :p
No I plan not to OC the sata etc. if spending 50 or so will make the computer more Stable with OCing I am all for this. Thanks.
 
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That is a pretty little monster you have there. :)
 
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Putting more power to the CPU is great but it is also about other things. I find that I get the CPU were I want it then the ram is the problem. What should I do with that? I have 32GB of 1866 ram. This Bios is great but their is a ton of things that I can do to get the max out of the computer. Just new to this Bios...lol
I have tries everything. I did your settings and countless settings from watching YouTube vids and this board will not run a stable OC. I do not know if I got a bad CPU or what.
 
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I fixed the problem. My mem was not reading to correct timings. All is good now. I have the computer running at 4.7GHz. Here is the first test at that OC.


3d mARK 2011
SCORE P21,019
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690(4x)
Intel Core i7-3820 Processor
Graphics Score 34926
Physics Score 10130
Combined Score 8854
 
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I have tries everything. I did your settings and countless settings from watching YouTube vids and this board will not run a stable OC. I do not know if I got a bad CPU or what.
You mean you can't go higher than 4,7 Ghz or you can't get your 32GB sticks at the rated 1866 Mhz speed?

Also Physics score is much much better now ;)
 
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You mean you can't go higher than 4,7 Ghz or you can't get your 32GB sticks at the rated 1866 Mhz speed?

Also Physics score is much much better now ;)
I seam to have to use the X.M.P. settings for my ram. It does not like not useing them. I think it is the ram timings. Also I wish I had gotten the Intel Core i7-3930K. The extra cores would have come in handy with 3D etc. I am going to play around with settings after work today and get a better score and try to get to 5GHz and have it stable.
 
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I want to water cool both GTX 690s. I have two 3 fan rads from my old computer. I am trying to figure out how to put them in the case. One will cool the CPU the other will cool the cards. Two loops. I know one will fit were I have the Corsair rad now with no problem. The problem is I have no idea were to put the 2nd rad.


Here is the GTX 690 cooling I have picked out so far.

XSPC Razor GTX 690 - Full Cover VGA Water-Block with Multiport Connector

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...f2174f2aa97a08

XSPC Razor SLI Flow Bridge (4-Slot)

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=37491
 

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