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socket 2011 rated to 2400MHz. socket 1155 rated to 2600MHz. If you do better you are fortunate. Some cannot get to those figures.
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Hey, I found a good solution for VRM's backplate cooling!




Enzotech MST-88 (I have changed it slightly). If you have enough space there, it's a good choice. As thermal interface it will be double-sided tape or a good thermal adhesive. Also you need to drill dozens of holes in front of it (on the right door) and your rear fan (even if it's slow, like in my case) will do the rest. If you have all your rads inside your case - it will be more than enough. I assume that you already have a water block on the front part of VRM.

lol wut? What is this for?
 
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lol wut? What is this for?

To install on the back plate of the VRM heat sink to help keep it more cooler:

    
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So, all us 2011 owners, do you think Haswell is worth it at all?
    
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So, all us 2011 owners, do you think Haswell is worth it at all?

Nope.

Even IVY-E isn't worth it, but I'll still probably buy one anyways knowing me.
    
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To install on the back plate of the VRM heat sink to help keep it more cooler:


Looks like you'd have to cut your mobo tray lol
 
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socket 2011 rated to 2400MHz. socket 1155 rated to 2600MHz. If you do better you are fortunate. Some cannot get to those figures.

...I think Intel rates both CPU families for those chipsets at max DDR3 1600 'officially' anyhow though your quoted top speeds are commonly seen as what is possible with a good CPU IMC...but if the pricing works, getting a 2666 or 2800 kit and run it at faster timings at 2400 (or -if possible per your IMC- faster than 2400) is just a nice way to get some 'headroom' and may be secure a bit of an upgrade path.

Then again, I saw a TridentX 3000 kit linked yesterday at Newegg - over $4 grand for 16 GB (!) . May be they give you a discount if you add 4 Titans to the order... mad.gif

All this reminds me - when does DDR4 come out ? What chipset will be needed ?
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Just finished my build. 3930k seems to be happy at around 4.7ghz 1.4 vcore although I'm still trying to knock out the last of the instability. Sometimes games are hard locking with symptoms like a GPU crash even though I know my GPU overclock is good from the build they were in before.

Anyways:

-What's the max vcore you'd run through a 3930k?
-Max temp you'd be fine with in IBT (pc will be for gaming so the CPU isn't going to be run nearly as hard)
-On another forum I saw someone say they needed to push PCH 1.1 voltage and VTT voltage when they were running multiple overclocked GPUs. I'm running three overclocked Titans at pcie 3.0 with 7860x1600 rez so I'm hitting that pcie bus pretty hard. I need a bit of guidance on safe numbers for those voltages that will be sufficient for this kind of GPU setup
-Would upping the blck improve GPU performance? The main reason I did this build is that the titans were bottlenecked on PCIe 2.0. To move them from PCIe 2.0 x8 on the slowest to PCIe 3.0 x8 on the slowest was a night and day difference, doubling performance in games where that was the bottleneck. Even 3.0 x8 might be a minor bottleneck though...would overclocking through the Bclk help performance there or am I just asking for trouble?
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Just finished my build. 3930k seems to be happy at around 4.7ghz 1.4 vcore although I'm still trying to knock out the last of the instability. Sometimes games are hard locking with symptoms like a GPU crash even though I know my GPU overclock is good from the build they were in before.

Anyways:

-What's the max vcore you'd run through a 3930k?
-Max temp you'd be fine with in IBT (pc will be for gaming so the CPU isn't going to be run nearly as hard)
-On another forum I saw someone say they needed to push PCH 1.1 voltage and VTT voltage when they were running multiple overclocked GPUs. I'm running three overclocked Titans at pcie 3.0 with 7860x1600 rez so I'm hitting that pcie bus pretty hard. I need a bit of guidance on safe numbers for those voltages that will be sufficient for this kind of GPU setup
-Would upping the blck improve GPU performance? The main reason I did this build is that the titans were bottlenecked on PCIe 2.0. To move them from PCIe 2.0 x8 on the slowest to PCIe 3.0 x8 on the slowest was a night and day difference, doubling performance in games where that was the bottleneck. Even 3.0 x8 might be a minor bottleneck though...would overclocking through the Bclk help performance there or am I just asking for trouble?

Sometime a bad ram overclock(system ram, not vram) can affect gpu overclocks.

I was benching one time and when I put my 24/7 settings back, I forgot to raise up my ram voltage to it's stable voltage. Was getting driver recover errors left and right even though I knew my gpu was stable at it's clocks.

Realized the ram voltage error and put it back, then all was fine.
    
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Sometime a bad ram overclock(system ram, not vram) can affect gpu overclocks.

I was benching one time and when I put my 24/7 settings back, I forgot to raise up my ram voltage to it's stable voltage. Was getting driver recover errors left and right even though I knew my gpu was stable at it's clocks.

Realized the ram voltage error and put it back, then all was fine.

What's the best way to check for that? I guess I'm a bit lazy in my overclocks in that I never really test the ram anymore...last time I did it was on Core 2 Duo when I was a broke ass law student trying to scrimp by oveclocking my DDR2 667 to 800. I just stick to the factory values and roll with it, although right now I have some Ripjawz 2133 so I guess it's technically being "overclocked" to run at the rated speeds. Do I still have to bust out a floppy disk with memtest or is there a better way now?
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