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post #3701 of 9802
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Originally Posted by Canis-X View Post

I'm not sure how well it will OC with an H80i, you might be limited somewhat. Lots of people like the Samsung low-volt RAM, it is cheap and it overclocks very well, if you can get your hands on some it is hard to beat IMO.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147096

^^ This

I have to admit though , the G Skill Trident 2400mhz looks tempting. I had great performance out of my old G Skill Trident Kit (6GB kit in my socket 1366 RIIIE)



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I read somewhere that you just choose your CPU and the motherboard OCs automtically to the desired level. Is that true?

NO. You can load pre-established OCs but I don't recommend it. Auto volts = thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

iARDAs , very important to properly cool the VRM area.



Take an hour and read this guide and you'll be a pro overclocker with the RIVE.

.
Edited by KaRLiToS - 2/5/13 at 2:49pm
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post #3702 of 9802
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Originally Posted by Canis-X View Post

I'm not sure how well it will OC with an H80i, you might be limited somewhat. Lots of people like the Samsung low-volt RAM, it is cheap and it overclocks very well, if you can get your hands on some it is hard to beat IMO.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147096

Would H100i be any help over h80i?

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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post


^^ This

I have to admit though , the G Skill Trident 2400mhz looks tempting. I had great performance out of my old G Skill Trident Kit (6GB kit in my socket 1366 RIIIE)
NO. You can load pre-established OCs but I don't recommend it. Auto volts = thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

iARDAs , very important to properly cool the VRM area.



Take an hour and read this guide and you'll be a pro overclocker with the RIVE.

.

 

Thanks for the guide bro. I have exactly 30 days to build my new rig so I will have lots of time to read on this.

 

I am also thinking of pairing this motherboard with a Cooler Master Cosmos II.

 

Case options are very limited here in Turkey and I will stay on air with this setup.

 

Also is VRM area cooling in that guide too btw?

 

 

Edit : Also with 3930k and this RIVE motherboard, I can see myself never upgrading MOBO or CPU for the next 3 years or so. Would you believe this to be the case? I have a feeling that this combo can handle SLI or CF GPUs even in 2015.

post #3703 of 9802
Just put a fan over the VRM heatsink OR watercool it, just the VRM. (The PCH (Southbridge) doesn't need to be cooled by any aftermarket cooler.)









http://www.anandtech.com/show/6716/closing-the-loop-ii-new-liquid-coolers-from-corsair-and-swiftech/4

I would personnally go with the new Swiftech Close Loop thumb.gif
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post #3704 of 9802

Thanks once again KaRLiToS

 

THe problem is that here in Turkey the only closed loop solution is usually the Corsair models.

 

I have yet to see other ones so far.

 

I believe there used to be the Antec Kuhler or whatever but it is not easy to find them anymore.

 

Sux. :(

post #3705 of 9802
In that case, the H80i seems to perform better. Good luck my friend thumb.gif
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post #3706 of 9802
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Originally Posted by Wookieelover View Post

Those 8x pcie are pcie 3.0
They are faster than 16x pcie 2.0

I ran my 7950 on the 2nd 8x slot and it ran no faster when i put it on the first 16x slot.

3.0 is beastly compared to 2.0.....lol
post #3707 of 9802

Thanks bro ;)

 

I will need it :)

 

One last thing, how is the audio quality on the motherboard?

post #3708 of 9802
I ran 5.1 and 2.0 on it and I think its really great for my needs.

Its the Realtek® ALC898 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio . One of the best onboard chipset.
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post #3709 of 9802

Normally I favor soundcards but I am on a budget lately and might as well sell my soundcard and use the onboard one for a while.

 

Since you guys are a GURU in Rapmage IV motherboards, let me ask you this

 

If I choose the Formula instead of Extreme, what would I loose in reality?

post #3710 of 9802
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Normally I favor soundcards but I am on a budget lately and might as well sell my soundcard and use the onboard one for a while.

Since you guys are a GURU in Rapmage IV motherboards, let me ask you this

If I choose the Formula instead of Extreme, what would I loose in reality?

You lose Hotwire, more physical x16 slots (good for triple slot tri sli/cfx), extreme overclock (ln2) and probably some other stuff.

As for the soundcard, do you really need one? Personally I use a receiver to do my decoding, toslink out to the receiver ftw.
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