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Hi all. I'm new here been doing some reading in this thread.i recently bought 990FXA-UD3 and 1090T processor.
im looking at advice in purchasing components to finish build.

1. im considering this ram [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-240-Pin-Platforms-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9/dp/B004CRSM4I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1315057168&sr=8-1"]Amazon.com: Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) 240-Pin DDR3 Memory Kit for Intel Core i3, i5, i7 and AMD Platforms SDRAM CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9: Electronics[/ame] will this work well?

2. looking at this cpu cooler corsair H60 [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Cooling-Hydro--High-Performance-CWCH60/dp/B004MYFOE2/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1315056658&sr=1-1"]Amazon.com: Corsair Cooling Hydro-Series All-in-One High-Performance Liquid CPU Cooler CWCH60: Electronics[/ame] anyone has experience with this cooler (fitment issues etc)?

3. graphics; looking at 2 of these in SLI: http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce%C2%AE-GDDR5-PCI-Express-01G-P3-1556-KR/dp/B004R9OVE6/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1315056752&sr=1-1
Edited by ssr003 - 9/3/11 at 6:40am
post #972 of 12377
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Originally Posted by ssr003;14807365 
Hi all. I'm new here been doing some reading in this thread.i recently bought 990FXA-UD3 and 1090T processor.
im looking at advice in purchasing components to finish build.

1. im considering this ram Amazon.com: Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) 240-Pin DDR3 Memory Kit for Intel Core i3, i5, i7 and AMD Platforms SDRAM CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9: Electronics will this work well?

2. looking at this cpu cooler corsair H60 Amazon.com: Corsair Cooling Hydro-Series All-in-One High-Performance Liquid CPU Cooler CWCH60: Electronics anyone has experience with this cooler (fitment issues etc)?

3. graphics; looking at 2 of these in SLI: http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce%C2%AE-GDDR5-PCI-Express-01G-P3-1556-KR/dp/B004R9OVE6/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1315056752&sr=1-1
I would suggest a H80 instead of a H60 and for sli get 2 560 Ti's intstead of the 550s. Whats your budget?
post #973 of 12377
Do yall fine disableing AMD cool and quiet to help OC'ing better in, temp, voltage, and frequences or does it really not change anything at all?
post #974 of 12377
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Originally Posted by mystikalrush;14808937 
Do yall fine disableing AMD cool and quiet to help OC'ing better in, temp, voltage, and frequences or does it really not change anything at all?

It seems like CnQ does not work when you use settings other than auto on voltage and the multi. I have it enabled right now, but it's not doing anything. Might be some other reason, trying to google it now. smile.gif
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Well for my daily use i have the multi changed, and it does downclock while the speed isnt needed, but i think your right about the voltage.
post #976 of 12377
My Voltage and multi changes with CnQ...

240 fsb, 1.55v and 15x multi. Clocks down to 4x multi and 1.21v for low operation and 9x - 1.36 for mid.

Might effect OC because of the intermediate clocks if i wanted to push higher. But for my OC's I always factor in CnQ. I think its worth it considering my comp is idle 75% of the time. (CnQ combined with S3 is a win win...)
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Works fine for me too. Downclocks to 800mHz and just under 1v if I remember correctly.
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For some reason I was given to believe that C&Q worked up to 3.7GHz and at 3.8GHz it stopped working automatically. Can anyone verify that or am I loosing my marbles?

~fidof650
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Originally Posted by fidof650;14812743 
For some reason I was given to believe that C&Q worked up to 3.7GHz and at 3.8GHz it stopped working automatically. Can anyone verify that or am I loosing my marbles?

~fidof650

My OC is 4GHz and C&Q still works fine.
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I do know it will stop working at a certain point of oc on both my am2 and am3+ systems.
I think it just stops at an amount over the rated processors speed...

example, my 940 chip will do 3.7 (with a crazy amount of voltage and isn't stable)... and in doing so CnQ just flat disables. but 3625 and it still works fine...
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