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Idle, only 20 sec after pressing 'start' button and going straight to BIOS. Like I said, it is malfunctioning, not the cooler. It never reports a different temp, it always reports 89°C in red.
Okay checklist.....
Is all the wiring connected and on the right fan headers.....
How do you tell if the pump is running......
Is it good or bad mount ? .........
My spider sense tells me that if m/b is reporting 89c pump is not running correctly . Only cause mine plays up now and again and reports the same temp . I just unplug and replug the power molex . But you reckon its not..........Hmmm thinking.gif
post #5392 of 9809
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Has anyone experienced the same problems I have been while testing my RIVE? I am on BIOS 1404, and every time I try to boot, the BIOS will say "CPU Over Temperature Error!"

It's been really annoying since I can't do anything. I can boot onto Ubuntu, but it still crashes there. I know it's not what the BIOS indicates it is, because it always says 89°C. I can tell you it is no where near that hot on a liquid cooler 20 sec after turning on. Does anyone know what I am experiencing? Is the CPU temp sensor malfunctioning? There is a hole on the heat spreader, should I fill the inside with TIM to achieve better performance?

Thanks in advance.

did you go into bios and check temps there? try the other bios and see if it is stating sam e thing
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did you go into bios and check temps there? try the other bios and see if it is stating sam e thing

Yes, I checked both BIOS1 and BIOS2, and it reported the exact same thing.
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Okay checklist.....
Is all the wiring connected and on the right fan headers.....
How do you tell if the pump is running......
Is it good or bad mount ? .........
My spider sense tells me that if m/b is reporting 89c pump is not running correctly . Only cause mine plays up now and again and reports the same temp . I just unplug and replug the power molex . But you reckon its not..........Hmmm thinking.gif

You have a separate pump that is malfunctioning, so maybe that's why you get 89°C. My pump on my AIC works because I can feel the rumble through the block and tubing. I also have it working perfectly fine on other systems. I can touch part of the socket under the waterblock and it's as hot as the motherboard, when operating, so it's no where near 89°C. Also, there is a good mount because the thermal paste spread a thin, even coat with virtually no air bubbles. I do have it connected the CPU-FAN header. Also, whenever I try to boot Win7, it sometimes crashes, BSOD, lags, stutters, or restarts. And then, whenever I try startup repair, it doesn't do anything, or reports that it cannot fix the problem and that I have to send out a report. I can boot onto Ubuntu 12.04, but it eventually crashes at the desktop and the motherboard LEDs display the code 00. Maybe this is because I installed the OS on a separate system. I'm going to try to install the OS with the RIVE instead of the other system, so that it can install the correct drivers, etc. I tried to do this last time but it took hours on the "Completing Installation" stage after the "Installing Updates" stage, so I grew impatient and shut it down. Now I am having problems getting it to wake up. Every time i push the "START" button to turn it on, it doesn't do anything. But once you press and release CLR CMOS button on the I/O, it turns on, reports two codes, and shuts down within a second. It does the same thing when I unplug, wait 30 sec, and plug back in. The moment you plug it in, it turns on for under a second, shuts down, and it doesn't let you turn it back on by chassis power button or motherboard "START" button.
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This is perplexing I have an Antec 920 , I have never experienced such temps ever. I am wondering now if the pump is working but malfuntioning, or a bubble block the flow somehow. The design works good. Those temps in the bios will force a thermal shutdown
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This is perplexing I have an Antec 920 , I have never experienced such temps ever. I am wondering now if the pump is working but malfuntioning, or a bubble block the flow somehow. The design works good. Those temps in the bios will force a thermal shutdown

The Antec 620 is not malfunctioning. A sensor is, though. I have used the cooler on a different system where it worked flawlessly. There are little to no bubbles as I know the difference between a slight hum and a ripple with bubbles. Fortunately, the temps are not causing a thermal shutdown, but it is still a paper weight as of now, nonetheless.
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The Antec 620 is not malfunctioning. A sensor is, though. I have used the cooler on a different system where it worked flawlessly. There are little to no bubbles as I know the difference between a slight hum and a ripple with bubbles. Fortunately, the temps are not causing a thermal shutdown, but it is still a paper weight as of now, nonetheless.
You mentioned it crashes when or at least after boot into OS. I doubt it's sensor malfunctioning. Did you try re-seat the CPU too, not just the Antec block? When you said the pump is not the problem, did you try the cooler in another system or you just means it work flawlessly in previous system?

[EDIT] Found your thread at ROG forum. Since October, 2012?? I'm surprise you didn't sell your rig & get something else. You might want to post full specification of your rig, including the exact name/model of the CPU and also either you have ES or non-ES CPU.
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Gotcha, as long as you get the last set eventually. lol. Dual channel on x79 just makes me sad.
I hear what your saying. I would've gotten 4 Sets but microcenter only had 3-2133 Sets left and I dint want to mix a 1866 in with the others. So I have to order the 4th set. Can't I run quad channel with just 4 sticks? I thought I could while I got the last set of ram. I just installed 4 sticks in the board thinking I could run quad channel with 4 sticks till I got the last 2 then instal the other four at once.
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I bought 3 sets of 8Gb Dominator Platinums. No mixing and matching at all 6 x 4Gb sticks. Will be getting the last set next week for a total 32Gb. This board and cpu set-up cost too much to mix and match ram. It's all Dominator Platinum 2133.

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That is some great looking RAM, btw, love the aluminum accents.

Thanks annubis. I love how this stuff looks. You'll be happy to hear to o that I also finally.picked up the third 7970 for the Phantom 820i build. Just waitting on a stronger psu I ordered as I was run 2-way cf with a 750 watt and it won't handle 3-7970's.
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I hear what your saying. I would've gotten 4 Sets but microcenter only had 3-2133 Sets left and I dint want to mix a 1866 in with the others. So I have to order the 4th set. Can't I run quad channel with just 4 sticks? I thought I could while I got the last set of ram. I just installed 4 sticks in the board thinking I could run quad channel with 4 sticks till I got the last 2 then instal the other four at once.
Thanks annubis. I love how this stuff looks. You'll be happy to hear to o that I also finally.picked up the third 7970 for the Phantom 820i build. Just waitting on a stronger psu I ordered as I was run 2-way cf with a 750 watt and it won't handle 3-7970's.

 

You can run quad channel with just 4 sticks, but if you were using 6, I think it would go back down to dual channel is I believe what deafboy meant.

 

Sweet!  I'm considering picking up some 7970s depending on what happens with the 8970, if it has a higher TDP then I'll probably just pick up some 7970s after the 8970s drop.  If it doesn't then I'll just get some 8970s at this point.

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I'd have to look in my manual again but can't these run in triple channel as well (I may just be getting confused with the fact you can use 6 sticks)? Only been able to run in dual or quad would make more sense though.
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I think the rive bring the best in OC agree?
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