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I'm using the auto OC to 4.6 but played around with upping BCLK to 101... didn't really notice a difference.

What were you expecting? Maybe running benchmarks you would see the numbers vary but so little... I would not expect 1 more FPS in a game either. What is 1 FPS anyway?

You could probably bump it to 102 and still safe but personally I would never use 103 or more daily, I would hate to get corrupted data.
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Monday 8/29/2011 UPDATE ! : GOOD NEWS EVERYONE ...
I just saved a boat load of money on auto ... oh oops wrong message board. tongue.gif

But, I got an email from Gary @ Asus today saying the SupremeFX X-FI labels finally arrived this week and He will be overnighting it to me in the next day or two.

Saturday 9/10/2011 UPDATE on the UPDATE ! : http://www.asusrog.com/forums/showthread.php?2925-Gene-Z-Missing-X-Fi-decal-sticker-chip&p=27626&viewfull=1#post27626
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Good Day,

Sorry about the delay, the stickers were stuck in China at a DHL facility and were finally released. I should have them early next week and will start shipping them out to those who sent PMs.

Sincerely,
Gary

Guess we'll see ? redface.gif
   
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I really want to get rid of my sabertooth and 570's and go with the Gene and a Asus 580gtx matrix.
    
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I am surprised that most of you are not opting for something along the lines of a H60 to your CPU versus using traditional heat sinks. Once you replace the stock fans with something like the Scythe GT's they should be way more effective and quieter than traditional heat sinks, at least I would think so. Of course I water cool and my system is pretty quiet and I do not have to ramp up the fans past 1000Rpms to keep the CPU and graphics cool. I know traditional water cooling is quite expensive, but aren't the H60 and such pretty comparably priced to the traditional heat sinks?
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I am surprised that most of you are not opting for something along the lines of a H60 to your CPU versus using traditional heat sinks. Once you replace the stock fans with something like the Scythe GT's they should be way more effective and quieter than traditional heat sinks, at least I would think so. Of course I water cool and my system is pretty quiet and I do not have to ramp up the fans past 1000Rpms to keep the CPU and graphics cool.

I would have done a self contained water system ... but my case was too small to support the 120mm installation requirments ... maybe IF / when I ever go to a New Case wink.gif ... or do a full custom water cooling Snorkle.gif rig maybe ? I'd go all HOT ROD ! devil.gifdo up the hoses in Braided Stainless steel sheathing, go BLACK / RED / CHROME (S/S) looking thumb.gif938wa8558r.jpg /or brake-hose-colors-sized.jpg

Also I still think SOME people are a little against that whole WATER and ELECTRICITY mixing in a confined space thingy kookoo.giftongue.gif

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I know traditional water cooling is quite expensive, but aren't the H60 and such pretty comparably priced to the traditional heat sinks?
They can be similar, but the CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ that Witch King has is only about $30 ... where as a Corsair H80 is about $100.
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I would have done a self contained water system ... but my case was too small to support the 120mm installation requirments ... maybe IF / when I ever go to a New Case wink.gif ... or do a full custom water cooling Snorkle.gif rig maybe ? I'd go all HOT ROD ! devil.gifdo up the hoses in Braided Stainless steel sheathing, go BLACK / RED / CHROME (S/S) looking thumb.gif938wa8558r.jpg


Also I still think SOME people are a little against that whole WATER and ELECTRICITY mixing in a confined space thingy kookoo.giftongue.gif

Wow. That's actually a pretty cool and ambitious idea. I think you should consider doing it.
That's probably going into MOTM territory.
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Wow. That's actually a pretty cool and ambitious idea. I think you should consider doing it. That's probably going into MOTM territory.
Yeah this guy did it, BUT with the nylon Sleeving like you use for the electrical wires and cables.
It still looks pretty good though ...


WaterCoolingBraidedSleeving.jpg

This guy (Danger Den Rig) did it, and added some HARD tubing lines also, SICK ! ...

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That's probably going into MOTM territory.
MOTM ? ... I can't get, "MOre efforT than May be worth it" ... /or "MOron Throwing away Money" ... out of that so,
I got no clue ? tongue.gif

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MOTM ? ... I can't get, "MOre efforT than May be worth it" ... /or "MOron Throwing away Money" ... out of that so,
I got no clue ? tongue.gif

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I'd love to get a WC set up that looks as bad ass as that.

I'm kinda torn...

My new H80 is cooling my 2600k wonderfully so I have no reason to go to the custom WC route but it just looks so awesome.

..I also don't have the extra cash right now so I don't really have a choice tongue.gif
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I have a full blown water cooling kit, but I would move to a H100/H80 for convience sake if they also had a system for cards. I know you can mod the H50/70 to fit a GPU, but it's not as convenient and it doesn't cool a GPU as well as a custom setup.
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