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Up and running now.

I always hate the time you boot a computer up for the first time after building it/replacing parts. It fired up ok and is running great. Still gotta do a bit of cable management and overclock it to within an inch of it's life though. What a great board with good spacing for another GPU, just like you said.
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post #12 of 15
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Up and running now.

I always hate the time you boot a computer up for the first time after building it/replacing parts. It fired up ok and is running great. Still gotta do a bit of cable management and overclock it to within an inch of it's life though. What a great board with good spacing for another GPU, just like you said.



Which procs you're using? I want to try my unlocked W3580 with your badass mobo biggrin.gif
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post #13 of 15
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I have the i7 990x. Most I got it to was about 4.6 ghz so far on my old board, but I only have the H50 as a cooler so don't expect much more out of it. I gave it a thorough clean and was quite ashamed at the amount of dust in the radiator and the fans. You should buy one of these mobo's too and have it as a second build with your W3580.

Just doing some testing on it first while psychotically looking at realtemp every 5 seconds. After a few days of a new build I calm down and the paranoia of missing something crucial calms down,lol.
Edited by BodgeITandRun - 2/29/12 at 2:38pm
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post #14 of 15
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Originally Posted by BodgeITandRun View Post

I have the i7 990x. Most I got it to was about 4.6 ghz so far on my old board, but I only have the H50 as a cooler so don't expect much more out of it. I gave it a thorough clean and was quite ashamed at the amount of dust in the radiator and the fans.

Just doing some testing on it first while psychotically looking at realtemp every 5 seconds. After a few days of a new build I calm down and the paranoia of missing something crucial calms down,lol.



Nice!! try pushing more because with my old X5675 I can go up to 4.5-6ghz with X58a-ud3r smile.gif

http://rt66.ath.cx/~dhenz/web/OCN/idle-4.5.png


and suicide runs on air, lol!! http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2085411
Edited by dhenzjhen - 2/29/12 at 3:01pm
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Nice!! try pushing more because with my old X5675 I can go up to 4.5-6ghz with X58a-ud3r smile.gif
http://rt66.ath.cx/~dhenz/web/OCN/idle-4.5.png
and suicide runs on air, lol!! http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2085411

Nice numbers. I might drop my ram down to 6gb too and see what I get, since I find having more ram makes it a pain for a high OC. Maybe it's just me that isn't quite up to scratch in overclocking though.
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