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post #2951 of 10135

on mine they use gray and yellow pads not paste

    
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post #2952 of 10135
Pretty sure most motherboards use pads on chipsets and VRM's.
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post #2953 of 10135
when using the offset you put one vale in i.e a offset of .5 + or - and Vcore of 1.4 the board will increce up to 1.45 underload when thier is no load it drops to 1.35 Your LLC works this way it adds voltge to maintaine at set voltage with the 2 turn on the board would be fighting its self
post #2954 of 10135
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on mine they use gray and yellow pads not paste
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Pretty sure most motherboards use pads on chipsets and VRM's.

its not gonna hurt or damage the mobo or void the warranty if i use Arctic Silver5 is it? just being safe, the mobo heatsinks get hottt
     
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Quick question. I've heard some chatter that disabling one of the integer cores on each module can help out with Bulldozer's single-core performance in certain applications. Is this done through some setting in the BIOS?

I see options to manually enable/disable cores, but it looks like it turns them off in pairs (3/4, 5/6, 7/8) instead of being able to manually select each core. Am I looking under the wrong heading, or does this have to be done at the software level? Thanks!
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post #2956 of 10135
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on mine they use gray and yellow pads not paste
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Originally Posted by Krusher33 View Post

Pretty sure most motherboards use pads on chipsets and VRM's.

its not gonna hurt or damage the mobo or void the warranty if i use Arctic Silver5 is it? just being safe, the mobo heatsinks get hottt
I don't think so.
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Quick question. I've heard some chatter that disabling one of the integer cores on each module can help out with Bulldozer's single-core performance in certain applications. Is this done through some setting in the BIOS?

I see options to manually enable/disable cores, but it looks like it turns them off in pairs (3/4, 5/6, 7/8) instead of being able to manually select each core. Am I looking under the wrong heading, or does this have to be done at the software level? Thanks!
Never heard of that.
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@PiOfPie I think what they were talking about in regards to disabling some cores was the ability to overclock because of the redution of heat as related to cpu and vrms. My macnine is currently down as i have been procrastinating finishing my mod. So i cant look but im pretty sure there is an option in the bios. At least in my revision 1.x there is a setting for turning on extra cores that were factory disabled. Witthout a reference to the origonal post this is a guess at best. Hope this helps.
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Sunset, this thread describes roughly what I'm trying to do. It looks like it is possible to do via hardware on the ROG board, but the 1304 BIOS for the Sabertooth doesn't have the option of toggling individual cores, just pairs, so either Asus never bothered to add that functionality or they got rid of it at some point.

I suppose my new question is if anyone knows if any of the older Sabertooth BIOSes gave the option of disabling individual cores.
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I know 1202 did
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Strange. I wonder why they got rid of it. Now I'm a sad panda.


Edited by PiOfPie - 9/13/12 at 10:46pm
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