Originally Posted by Ryyy
This sounds promising.
How is your H80 holding up for regulating temperatures?
Well I can say that it is doing a great job right now expecially with the high clocks. I have a custom setup which I have posted this link so you can take a look at. Right now outside temps are not that low but it works better than I ever thought it would. I used 4" dryer hose attached to the intake fan on the radiator at the back of the case and I have it running to outside. Last week the temps dropped down to about 40.0-45.0F ouside and my idle temps were at 16.0C and load temps were at 45.0C @ 4.7Ghz. That was with running prime for over an hour. Before I invented this little setup temps at that clock were 32C idle and really close to 60C on load. The colder it is outside the better it works. I was impressed the first time I set it up seeing that it dropped my temps almost 20C when the temps outside were below 45F. Obviously this really does no good in the summer but for the winter when temps are below freezing, this will drop temps dramatically. I know that some of you may think this is a stupid idea but if you lve in a cold climate it definitely worth the temp drop. Check it out on the the link. I am not exagerating about the temp drops either. At 4.7Ghz running prime it would not pass 45C but with average room temps it goes right around 60 sometimes higher. If you live in cold climate, I would definitely try this out and youll be impressed of the temp drop.
Also, I do not have the stock fans on the H80. I got 2x Protechnic Electric 3600RPM 225CFM 120mm fans that are like turbo engines. They turn the dryer hose into a hoover. Dont laugh. If you try this out with cold outside temps you will no longer think that it is a stupid idea.
Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbqjZNlmMbw
Originally Posted by majinsoftware
Nar was talking to mikezachlowe2004, His cinebench scores look a little low compared to mine but upping the NB and HT link make quite a nice performance increase since they seem to be bottlenecking the 8120.
As for the NB and HT link frequency. These are the settings I have in the BIOS:
RAM: 1919Mhz (1866Mhz) 9-10-9-27
NB Freq: 2530 (I think)
HT Link: 2530 (I think)
CPU Voltage: 1.49
CPU/NB Voltage: 1.35
I am not sure exactly about the NB and HT speed. I will check when I get home. I am not at my system right now.
I will try to up them and see if I can get some better scores on cinebench.
I know with the higher clocks that Unigine Benchmark runs a whole lot smoother than at 4.6Ghz
Will keep you updated.
As for the 5.0Ghz on the 2500K, I dought it unless your using a rediculous cooler. It definitely cant be a air or liquid cooler.
At 5.0Ghz for the BD would definitely score at least 8.11.
And you dont have to pay or deal with extreme cooling systems. I am doing it with dinky H80. You probly have Refrigeration, LN, LO2, LH to reach 5.0Ghz with the 2500K