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well it is like 60$ after rebate so I'll just go ahead and order it. Better safe then sorry I don't want to run a psu at 100% max load and blow up a 1500$ computer. I can save the 650W I have for something else.

I cant tell if it comes with enough pci-e power cables though I don't want to have to use molex's

nvm it comes with 4 6+2 pin so i'm good.
Edited by HardwareDecoder - 9/19/13 at 12:39pm
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Yea i think i'm going to on when i get paid tom lol wink.gif thanks for reminding me about it. stupid question but can i overclock again with that 750w and an 8350?
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Yea i think i'm going to on when i get paid tom lol wink.gif thanks for reminding me about it. stupid question but can i overclock again with that 750w and an 8350?


the 20$ promo code on it ends today. just an fyi. I just ordered one Better safe than sorry with my pc.

dont buy a hive.... see this thread it is no better than a good 650W psu apparently

http://www.overclock.net/t/1427936/need-a-psu-for-3570k-oc-xfire-7950s-oc/10
Edited by HardwareDecoder - 9/19/13 at 1:14pm
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i recommend this . . .

http://www.svc.com/100gm150100.html
mine is, too. just leave it alone. mine does 1575 at that v.

Thanks.

Quote:
Originally Posted by broadbandaddict View Post


You can get better Fujipoly ones from FrozenCPU for the same price. 11W/mK instead of 6W/mK.

Fujipoly 150x100x.5MM Extreme

Doubly thanks.
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I think you need both .5MM and 1MM for different areas. I remember when I put my Heatkiller blocks on it had two different thickness VRM pads. I'd assume you can double up the .5MM if you want.

I'll have to ask the swiftech guys. I want to find a way to lower the temps on my VRMs if I can. I have used thermal grease before but that was with removing the XFX cooler and thermal pads and using TC on that. Not sure if it did the trick but maybe I can try it with a WB?

Edit: The website says 0.5mm pads.
Quote:
Thermal joints installation:
GPU: thermal compound (included)
Memory pre-installed 0.5mm thermal pads
Power Mosfets: pre-installed 0.5mm thermal pads

Wonder if I can use some TC/TG.
Edited by NinjaSushi2 - 9/19/13 at 1:49pm
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Thanks.
Doubly thanks.
I'll have to ask the swiftech guys. I want to find a way to lower the temps on my VRMs if I can. I have used thermal grease before but that was with removing the XFX cooler and thermal pads and using TC on that. Not sure if it did the trick but maybe I can try it with a WB?

Edit: The website says 0.5mm pads.
Wonder if I can use some TC/TG.

I'd stick with VRM pads, they are designed to be there so best not to glob a bunch of thermal paste between the GPU and block.
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Anyone here have problems with Windows 8.1 (lol) ? I upgraded yesterday and went to the Beta 10 drivers. I also went to the latest beta for Afterburner. Other than that, I changed nothing. Now my fps in BF3 looks to be capped at 30 and my other monitor that I use for temps/music wont even come on. Any ideas?
 
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I'd stick with VRM pads, they are designed to be there so best not to glob a bunch of thermal paste between the GPU and block.
Yea the gap is kinda big and shims seem risky to me personally.
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Anyone here have problems with Windows 8.1 (lol) ? I upgraded yesterday and went to the Beta 10 drivers. I also went to the latest beta for Afterburner. Other than that, I changed nothing. Now my fps in BF3 looks to be capped at 30 and my other monitor that I use for temps/music wont even come on. Any ideas?

haven't gotten the chance to test 8.1 really so cant help you much there, but were the 13.9 drivers fine? or was there some issues there too? should probably contact AMD about that to see if they might know whats happening, and/or report to their bugboard.

kernal I don't think is really any different to 8 so I don't think the drivers would be much different either, unless its some software issue or maby even DX11.2...
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Could always stick the pad onto the vrms with nonconductive TIM (so the paste is between the pad and vrms). It will help wick some of that heat up to the pad. This is the way suggested by ek on their blocks and what I do. Vrms never break 35* under full load @1.35v.
     
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Along the lines of what I was thinking. Reloading the drivers corrected the issue with my secondary monitor, but I'm still not breaking 30 FPS on maps I was easily maintaining 60 on. Maybe try reverting back to 13.9?

Edit: Found the issue! For whatever reason, AB set my core and memory down to 700!!!! I'm actually surprised I maintained 30 fps @ 1440p doh.gif
Edited by Strileckifunk - 9/19/13 at 4:33pm
 
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