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Your welcome. One thing I will say is your voltage is too high for 4.2ghz. For 4.2Ghz you goshould be able to do that at default voltage on the 2500K. If you are using the boards auto-overclock feature it will boost the voltage even if you do not need it. It's not going to hurt the chip, but since you are on air you could reduce the voltages and lower your temp, which in turn will mean the fan does not have to run as fast to cool the liquid meaning it will be quieter. If it isn't loud now and you are happy with it, then no biggie, just some food for thought. Or you could push the chip to 4.5Ghz at that voltage and not get a jump in temps.

Thank you. Yeah I'm not too advanced in OCing and auto tune thing was nice and easy.. I def want to do some tuning to min/max my voltage and clocks. I'll try to go up to 4.5 at my current voltage and run some gaming benches for stability. I read the entirety of the offset info and may try that too.
    
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Yeah, I don't do the offset voltage, just set the voltage and go. I don't run mine 24/7 so having it drop back while idling isn't that big of a deal for me. One other thing you can do is use the Asus SuiteII software to get an idea of how high your chip will go. It's the auto tuning but from Windows and it should give you an idea of how high your chip will get.
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let me join this 3d..... i'd like to buy a Maximus IV Gene ..... do any of you did liquid cool this main? if yes wich wb?
if you mean motherboard block, then EK is suppose to come out with a mosfet block only (no southbridge) for the gene z. Not sure if it is available already though.

link: http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/index.p...t01returnid=17
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Plenty water cool here, but there is no need to water cool the mosfets, seriously, no reason too. For the rest I am using Swiftech XT for the CPU and MCW82's for the GPU's. I did use a AC Kyros on the CPU, but I like the Swiftech better, personal preference.
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let me join this 3d..... i'd like to buy a Maximus IV Gene ..... do any of you did liquid cool this main? if yes wich wb?
I think as it stands right now, there is only an EK water block for the board. But I watercool my cpu and I use and EK Supreme HF copper acetal.
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Actually, the only one I know of is MIPS:

http://www.aquatuning.us/product_inf...et-Nickel.html

http://www.aquatuning.us/product_inf...osfet-POM.html

But again, I do not see the need for them for anything more than bling.
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Almost sounds like your CMOS battery is dead?



What case are you using?
Thanks a lot for replying. Armor A30. 90mm max height hence the Shuriken choice. At first I didn’t think the Big Shuriken would fit but I’ve seen at least 1 build using the Gene-Z that has one fitted but it looks like a very snug fit. Seeing as the Rev. B is a few mm shorter in footprint, it should be more comfortable in there.
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Looking for new memory. What you recommend?
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Any that has 1600MHz and 1.5V, like for example Corsair Vengeance.
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I like my Sniper F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR, 1866MHz and 1.5v
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