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Poll Results: whats your choice for 990fx

Poll expired: Jul 11, 2011  
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A97evo
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A99Xevo
  • 49% (58)
    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
  • 31% (37)
    Asus Crosshair V Formula / Thunderbolt
  • 0% (1)
    Biostar TA-990FXE
  • 12% (15)
    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7
  • 4% (5)
    MSI 990FXA-GD80
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post #4311 of 10107
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Hi guys, i have a question regarding v-core1 temps. i figured since everyone here has a lot of experience with the Sabertooth 990fx, that this would be the best place to start. okay so here's my question: i currently have an AMD fx 8120 that is lightly overclocked to 3.5 from 3.1. All the voltages are stock, I Oc'ed using the multiplier only. I've ran prime95 for about 3 hours now and all of my temps are fine. Using Hw monitor, my highest core temps were 42 c. However, i am a little concerned about my V core temps. My vcore 1 temps reached 61 c, while my vcore 2 temps reached 52c. Are these safe operating temperatures? I haven't gotten any warnings from Ai suite, but i am still concerned. Could anyone chime in on this?

Also, the picture in my rigbuilder is dated. I am no longer using the stock cpu cooler. I currently have a Cooler master hyper 212+

Those Vcore temperatures look well within the limits - I've had higher.

Though, I disliked having them higher than my cpi temp, so my solution was to create more airflow over the area.

If your case can do it, a side fan always helps, and/or if your cpu cooler will allow it, space-wise, even one or two small and silent fans directly over the vrm-heatsink helps.

Yeah I always have airflow over mine as well. Even if the computer isn't going to be OC'd much, I still try to have airflow over them.

I think I remember 90c is max? Again though... go as close to CPU temp as possible. Besides... it seems like the computer gets more unstable when the v-core temps gets higher.
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post #4312 of 10107
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Yeah I always have airflow over mine as well. Even if the computer isn't going to be OC'd much, I still try to have airflow over them.

I think I remember 90c is max? Again though... go as close to CPU temp as possible. Besides... it seems like the computer gets more unstable when the v-core temps gets higher.

Thank you both for your input, here are a few pics of my case and of my vrm-heatsink.
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Do you think mounting a fan on the side panel would be the best way to go about this, or would you recommend putting smaller fans directly over my vrm heat sink? Do you think that i would have enough room to do that? Also, i think that it may be worth noting that i am currently running the bios version: 0901. I know that it is very dated, but i honestly have no idea on how to go about updating my bios. Would this bios update give me more stability and or lower temperatures?
post #4313 of 10107
Can you lower the fan on your 212+ or is the RAM in the way?
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post #4314 of 10107
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Can you lower the fan on your 212+ or is the RAM in the way?

you mean move it any farther right? If so, no i cannot. my ram is in the way
post #4315 of 10107
You have space enough for either option, it seems.

Two 60mm Noiseblocker fans - the 1600rpm versions running at 1100ish rpm is the cheap and in my opinion best soluiton.

some double sided tape should do the trick well enough (looks horrible, so perhaps making a frame like someone in this thread has done might be a better looking option).

Otherwise use the fan mounts on your side panel to blow fresh air in.

Good kuck!
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post #4316 of 10107
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You have space enough for either option, it seems.

Two 60mm Noiseblocker fans - the 1600rpm versions running at 1100ish rpm is the cheap and in my opinion best soluiton.

some double sided tape should do the trick well enough (looks horrible, so perhaps making a frame like someone in this thread has done might be a better looking option).

Otherwise use the fan mounts on your side panel to blow fresh air in.

Good kuck!

I solved this issue for myself a while ago, i bought a kingston hyper x ram cooler. As is out of the box it clips over the top of the atx plug and the bottom heatsink. I have since shortened my cpu block inlet water tube so had to remove the double led fan from the chassis and legs and use it like that instead, im now running a fx8320 with 1.58 vcore through it and my vrm`s never go above 60c. If you scroll my profile there is a photo of it in one of the albums
Edited by Ghost12 - 3/2/13 at 2:46am
post #4317 of 10107
Is it just me, or is it impossible to eject usb devices with this motherboard?
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post #4318 of 10107
Gen3 or Sabertooth R2.0 ? In shops I can find only the R2.0...but the new Gen3 seems to not have a pci-ex 1x?! What are the main differences between them? Wich one do you advice me?
post #4319 of 10107
Asus download page for Rev.1 seems to be back up and running. I couldn't access it for several weeks to back up some bios' and drivers. Just a FYI, in case anybody else needed to get something.
    
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post #4320 of 10107
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Gen3 or Sabertooth R2.0 ? In shops I can find only the R2.0...but the new Gen3 seems to not have a pci-ex 1x?! What are the main differences between them? Wich one do you advice me?

you can put pciex1 into any pcie slot x4 x8 and x16 slots are completely compatible.

also gen3 is NOT out yet
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