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Well, it took me all day but I got it all installed. The UD7 block showed up at about 2:00pm and I got started on it immediately. I've got some pics, but I haven't run benchmarks yet. I'm still leak checking it. I'll get some benchmarks with temperatures up in a day or two. It looks pretty sweet though in my opinion. The original heat sink came off without a problem and installing the water block was pretty straight forward.
post #1312 of 12377
My 1055t @1.15 runs cooler than my x2 550 its idle is around 18c & load while gaming never peaks above 23c mind you I'm running x2 360 rads just for the cpu.
Edited by m_jones_ - 10/6/11 at 11:12am
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post #1313 of 12377
Quote:
Originally Posted by Groosome;15192453 
Hi Garanthor,
1.375v is way in the red for the NB. I have mine at 1.175v I'm not sure if I should push it any higher.

What do you mean in the red? It can't be in the red, cause you and me have the same board and mine is well within accepted parameter.

Just set your CPU NorthBridge Freq to 14x = 2800MHz, bump your voltage 1.350v and see what happens.

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I have an update on the UD7 water block. Well, I've ran a few benchmarks and HWMonitor is still showing some relatively high temps for the TMPIN2 sensor. To hunt it down I got a laser temp gun and shot different spots on the board and I couldn't find anything that corresponded to that temperature. I'm starting to think that the TMPIN2 is just inaccurate. TMPIN0 is the South Bridge and TMPIN1 is the North Bridge and Mosfets. I'm going to have to do some research and maybe even contact Gigabyte directly to find out what this is. It's starting to look like this water block really isn't necessary unless you plan to do some really extreme overclocking. I hope this is helpful information.
post #1315 of 12377
Try touching it with your finger and see if it burns.
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Originally Posted by WeirdHarold;15195523 
Okay have you looked at your temps with HWmonitor because that program breaks down every temp sensor it can find in your system into their respective place. For example it will show your motherboard and your cpu but they are separate from one another so you can tell what temp reading goes with what. On all of my computers TMP1 and TMP2 are under the motherboard and mine idle in the mid 30's C and top out in upper 40's. As for your CPU idling at 26c that's not bad at all mine idles at around 33c !

Totally agree. HWmonitor is the best temp monitoring tool. Idle temp is not really important. Look at load temps.
    
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Originally Posted by Benz;15204789 
Try touching it with your finger and see if it burns.

I just burn my finger... again.

I can confirm it burns poke.gif

However... i'm starting to think... what monitoring software tool can we really use in order to measure the right NB temp...wackosmiley.gif
post #1318 of 12377
Quote:
Originally Posted by LBear;15193398 
2 more cores can generate that much more heat even with that setup. Remember ambient temperature do matter.

Actually even the 2 extra cores shouldn't really generate much higher temps vs. a processor with 2 less cores since the 1090t and 1100t are both 125W chips and my 965BE is also a 125W chip. As long as it has a cooler that can handle the heat it should run nice and cool. Also as AMD chips usually run fairly cool all in all they usually don't take a whole lot to keep them at least under their upper threshold.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GaToMaLaCo;15206585 
I just burn my finger... again.

I can confirm it burns poke.gif

However... i'm starting to think... what monitoring software tool can we really use in order to measure the right NB temp...wackosmiley.gif

Haha yes we know that the UD3 burns. biggrin.gif I was interested in Bram's UD5. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Garanthor;15205881 
Totally agree. HWmonitor is the best temp monitoring tool. Idle temp is not really important. Look at load temps.

I love HWmonitor for many reasons, but one of the main reasons is because of the fact that it will tell you current temps, as well as min and max temps for as long as the program has been running.
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