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post #2411 of 6499
Dude its just water. As long as it didnt get turned on while wet it will be fine.
Dry it off for a few days then pray to the dark gods.
Was told a handy tip for getting moisture out of electronics, cover the board in uncooked white rice. Rice will draw out all moisture over a few days. Techs us it on dunked phones all the time.
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post #2412 of 6499
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Dude its just water. As long as it didnt get turned on while wet it will be fine.
Dry it off for a few days then pray to the dark gods.
Was told a handy tip for getting moisture out of electronics, cover the board in uncooked white rice. Rice will draw out all moisture over a few days. Techs us it on dunked phones all the time.

I think that would be a good idea if it had got soaked. I've got a little bit of water in the NB. I think evaporation should do the trick
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Oh man frown.gif that sucks bro I feel for ya. This post made me reconsider going with a custom water loop,there's just way too many risks involved with it. Plus if be able to get a much nicer mobo and GPU if i dont go water cooling.

Raystorm 750 rx360 + Sabertooth/P9X79 pro + 7950

Or

Swiftech h220 + RIVF + 7970?

Lol... What you think a sealed loop wont/doesnt leak. I bet they fail more than a custom loop. Custom mostly has operator error.
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Lol... What you think a sealed loop wont/doesnt leak. I bet they fail more than a custom loop. Custom mostly has operator error.

But they probably have a lower chance of leaking compared to one built by a first time water cooler aka moi.
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On a happier note my parts order just arrived.

Koolance 380i
Indigo extreme pad
Blood red Primoflex Advanced tube
18 various Bitspower fittings.

Can finally put everything i have bought over last few months together.

Then i am gonna load up that 5ghz bios i saved from earlier overclocking and smash that heat load B-)
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post #2416 of 6499
Seriously though, is the RIVF over the Sabertooth worth sacrificing the raystorm for? I want 5ghz or atleast 4.8
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post #2417 of 6499
If you want 5GHz id recomend the raystorm with the RIVF..
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nah i dont want to cash out 300€ +, not worth it.

The max I would go is Asus P9X79Pro, but then again its basically the same as P9X79 (minus 4?extra VRM), big plus with non Pro is it has extra pci slot for my XFI SB.


So is this P9X79 good OC'er? Anyone with this board?
Both P9X79 & P9X79 PRO has the same power design; Digital 8 + 2 Phase CPU Power Design & Digital 2 + 2 Phase DRAM Power Design. At least according to the specifications. Both boards almost the same except PRO has little extra features. In upgradeability side, if you plan to run 3-way SLI/CrossFireX, not now but maybe in the future, then PRO is the one you get. Other than that, there shouldn't be any difference between the two in OC-ing capability & performance.

I have P9X79 PRO motherboard. I own several PCs & laptops in the past but this is the first time I bought overclockable computer. Overclock, especially moderate OC (4.5 - 4.7GHz), using this board is very easy. Of course this also depend on the quality of the CPU. I was going to get Rampage IV Extreme but I ended up with P9X79 PRO instead. P9X79 PRO is the best bang for the buck motherboard (compared to RIVE), cost less but deliver the same performance. I was torn between RIVE & P9X79 PRO. I agree the extra features the RIVE offer does worth the extra cost but I never regret getting P9X79 PRO. Seriously, if you're in tight budget, get P9X79 PRO. Honestly, if I saved up more money at that time, I probably get RIVE. LOL biggrin.gif
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According to sin's motherboard vrm list the P9X79 pro has a worse pwm complexity compared to that of the regular. The pro has an effective power phase of 4+1 while the regular has an 8. Weird stuff. Other than they score the same.

Also weird is that the Sabertooth with its 'military' components have the same caps and mosfets as the p9x779 iirc. Makes me wonder how much of the military grade stuff is actually bs. The only ASUS boards that stand out are the ROG ones. They're clearly better when it comes to VRMs.
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In pretty much the same situation as you are^ I was thinking of getting an Asrock extreme6 at first but then I raised my budget to 300$ because I wanted a "better" board, so then I had to decide between the UP4 vs Big bang Xpower II. According to a veteran member in these forums The UP5 ( which uses a different chipset than the UP4) has a plethora of problems, including the infamous Gigabyte cold boot issue where a hard reset or a random GPU caused BSOD would make your mobo think that the system's unstable, thus refusing to boot at anything other than stock parameters. I have first hand experience of this and without getting into details let me just tell you that it's extremely annoying. ( these issues might or might not be related to the c606, not too sure on that). I was dead set on getting a big bang xpower II until yesterday when a guy pointed out to me that the xpower II doesn't have an adjust Bclck strap multi, so basically the highest you're going to get with a 3820 is 4.4ghz (100fsb).

Now I'm trying to decide between the ASUS P9X79 pro and the X79 Sabertooth, and I would really appreciate some input as to which is better.

EDIT : apologize for the grammatical mistakes.

extreme6 has been working well for me since May. I run it at 4.6ghz 24/7 but I can still pass prime for 12 hours at 4.9ghz as well.

Not a single issue for me thumb.gif

I need some real watercooling and I would run 5.0ghz all the time:
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