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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 #6161 of 10135
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Originally Posted by DancingOnAshes View Post

So, I joined the chosen last month when I was bedridden after a car crash and needed a pick me up. Got a upgrading deal at my local computer hardware site of the 2.0 with a FX 8320 and Kingston DDR3 HyperX blu 1600MHz 16GB. Maybe a little old by now, but it works like a freaking dream, even if my antiviral utility got overzealous and torched the registry for the thermal radar. Anyway, I began playing around with it and I have it in my HAF 912 with a Eisberg and a cooling loop along with a rez/pump combo to kill some of the noise the godforsaken Eisberg makes by sharing the load.

Pics! http://imgur.com/a/3hX7Z

Sorry about the crash.. at least you found a way to keep occupied thumb.gif

Minus the parts for the loop your setup is quite similar to mine..
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post #6162 of 10135
Thank you F3ERS 2 ASH3S, Mega Man, and namcodan. Luckily I managed to get away with just a little bruising and walking around with a collar for 2 weeks.

And I'm happy with how the loop turned out, and I'm going to add the graphics card as soon as it arrive, probably after the 20th. Only one 240mm radiator won't be good for much overclocking probably, but I'm eyeing the Phanteks Enthoo Primo atm, which would give me some more options. Maybe even for a small Memory loop.
post #6163 of 10135
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You, sir, are the man thumb.gif +rep

I've gone ahead and ordered the MVR-100 with the 140mm plate (fcpu has them) and will be incorporating this into my new loop

Could you lets us know how it worked out and show us some pics? thumb.gif
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post #6164 of 10135
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Could you lets us know how it worked out and show us some pics? thumb.gif

Are you kidding? I'm going to post it all over the place!! biggrin.gif

Yes I will certainly report back. I've written EK in the past about our desire for Sabertooth 990FX motherboard blocks and have never gotten a response, so I'm very excited to go this route

You can see the buildlog in my sig smile.gif
Edited by Archea47 - 1/10/14 at 8:27am
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post #6165 of 10135
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Are you kidding? I'm going to post it all over the place!! biggrin.gif

Yes I will certainly report back. I've written EK in the past about our desire for Sabertooth 990FX motherboard blocks and have never gotten a response, so I'm very excited to go this route

You can see the buildlog in my sig smile.gif

Check this picture
http://www.overclock.net/g/i/1342092/asus-sabertooth-990fx-rev-1-0-with-koolance-water-blocks/sort/display_order/


Information

ou want that only for the look right ? On the new processors it's useless since you overclock by increasing the multiplier ...

Here's what utnorris wrote on overclock.net forums :
"Ok, so after seeing MrG and what he did, I went ahead and water cooled my NB and VRM's. Here is the part list:

Koolance CHC-125 - Requires no mod, but you do remove one of the retaining arms so spacing is correct.

http://koolance.com/index.php?route=product/product&pat...

Koolance MVR-100

http://koolance.com/index.php?route=product/product&pat...

Koolance MVR-PLT140 - You do have to drill holes in the plate so it lines up with the stockback plate, but then you use the stock back plate and screws to mount it.

http://koolance.com/index.php?route=product/product&pat...

Temps are consistent across the VRM's and NB, sitting at 37c. So not too bad. Under stress test they move up to 42c and only vary by a degree or two between the hottest and coolest part Vcore 1, Vcore 2 and NB HT temps. Keep in mind this was only for 5 minutes, didn't feel like sitting around waiting on it.

I will take some later and post them."

They are not made for it but they fir it with some drilling.
post #6166 of 10135
Hey Jflisk,

My concern with going the NB cooling route is that I would loose the VRM choke cooling from the stock Sabertooth VRM+NB heatsink.

Do you guys think that's a valid concern or should I go ahead and grab a Koolance CHC-125 while I'm at it?

See almstsobur's pictures with the stock NB heatsink:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1035333/official-asus-sabertooth-amd-owners-club/2030#post_16653499
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Originally Posted by hucklebuck View Post

Could you lets us know how it worked out and show us some pics? thumb.gif

Are you kidding? I'm going to post it all over the place!! biggrin.gif

Yes I will certainly report back. I've written EK in the past about our desire for Sabertooth 990FX motherboard blocks and have never gotten a response, so I'm very excited to go this route

You can see the buildlog in my sig smile.gif

haha they told me " nope we are not interested "
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Hey Jflisk,

My concern with going the NB cooling route is that I would loose the VRM choke cooling from the stock Sabertooth VRM+NB heatsink.

Do you guys think that's a valid concern or should I go ahead and grab a Koolance CHC-125 while I'm at it?

See almstsobur's pictures with the stock NB heatsink:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1035333/official-asus-sabertooth-amd-owners-club/2030#post_16653499

people have used universal blocks for the NB as well
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post #6168 of 10135
I've run into a problem now. My G. Skill Sniper ram (2x8GB) is supposed to run at 1866mhz but shows up under CPU-Z as being 668.9mhz. How do I get it to go back to 1866mhz?

http://valid.canardpc.com/2rwscl
post #6169 of 10135
Sounds like your running it at 1333
post #6170 of 10135
Well the real Question is how do i get it set back up to the original 1866? it had only started this problem last week and still haven't figured out why its doing it.
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