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post #1201 of 1592
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Originally Posted by X79Extreme7UK View Post

Thats very odd, how much difference was there regarding temps when u did same overclock?

A lot of difference, I was hitting high 50s and now im like 10 degrees higher on the cores and load temps when not overclocked are the same story, im like 7-8 ºC higher and that is a lot.
Thats the reason why I suspect something is wrong , maybe the TIM is not covering well the cpu.
Also theres 10 ºC difference between core 3 and core 1, ive seen 3 to 5 ºC difference before in lots of cpus, but 10 is a lot.
post #1202 of 1592
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A lot of difference, I was hitting high 50s and now im like 10 degrees higher on the cores and load temps when not overclocked are the same story, im like 7-8 ºC higher and that is a lot.
Thats the reason why I suspect something is wrong , maybe the TIM is not covering well the cpu.
Also theres 10 ºC difference between core 3 and core 1, ive seen 3 to 5 ºC difference before in lots of cpus, but 10 is a lot


Intel soldering job is to blame for 10C difference between the cores. Actually when TIM is evenly applied to the centre of the chip, that should be ok, no need to cover all over it (think of a circle around the physical centre of the chip). With regards to 7~8C difference of the same overclock and same ambient; I don't think it is the TIM issue but you can try. I am assuming you were using exactly the same voltage. Looks like, there is something else that needs changing in Bios.
Edited by X79Extreme7UK - 12/13/12 at 7:38am
post #1203 of 1592
I have the same problem too (check one of my earlier posts on here). It seems to be an SB-E "feature". Even on SB, the first core is usually around 8-10C lower than the hottest core. The same goes for IB. I wouldn't take it too seriously.
post #1204 of 1592
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Originally Posted by X79Extreme7UK View Post

Intel soldering job is to blame for 10C difference between the cores. Actually when TIM is evenly applied to the centre of the chip, that should be ok, no need to cover all over it (think of a circle around the physical centre of the chip). With regards to 7~8C difference of the same overclock and same ambient; I don't think it is the TIM issue but you can try. I am assuming you were using exactly the same voltage. Looks like, there is something else that needs changing in Bios.

I wasnt using same voltage, im using less voltage atm. Thats the weird thing.
I was on 1.200v before and now on 1.150v so temps should have dropped.

Dont know what can i adjust in bios but I felt that before the cpu was much cooler than now, maybe its something in the mobo but not sure what. All power saving features are on , same as with the other mobos.
post #1205 of 1592
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Originally Posted by cynan View Post

Has anyone tried the recent bios releases for the ASRock X79 boards released over the past month or so?

Sorry to bud in with the bios thing again, but, FYI, the main reason why I bothered updated to the 1.90 bios for the extreme 6 is because, apparently, ASRock and maybe Gigabyte have enabled new storage controller OROMs in 1.90 and up (maybe 1.50 as well?) that purportedly allow TRIM to function in RAID arrays. In bios 1.90 and up, there is an extra option in the bios that allows you to choose between RST and RSTe storage controllers (I believe this new RST OROM is what allows TRIM in RAID to work) - normally only RSTe is available for X79. One issue is that switching from RSTe to RST likely involves an operating system reinstal (using RST floppy drivers) but a Windows image backup of the OS (at least in Win 7) should make it fairly painless to keep all data/settings.

Of the two bios now available that offer RST option for the extreme six (1.90 and 2.10) only 1.90 will flash for me. When I try 2.10, I get "no image detected" with instant flash utility. And as I've stated, I get intermittent hangs on startup with 1.90....

See the first few posts of this thread for a bit more info on TRIM in RAID for ASRock/Gigabyte X79.

Also, it would be nice if ASRock posted a little more information about the bios versions they post on their website...
Edited by cynan - 12/13/12 at 10:08am
post #1206 of 1592
Ok heat problems are fixed now, it was me not thinking as always rolleyes.gif
The radiator was exhausting air towards the front bays of the case and I hadnt removed the covers of the front ventilation holes.
When I removed them temperatures dropped by a whoping 7 ºC.

Im overclocking now as I said but I have another doubt. Ive setted the cpu multiplier to manual on the bios instead of auto for a 43x setting to achieve 4300Mhz.
Now the cpu multiplier is not dropping from x43 even thou all the power saving features havent been touched. Its running idle in desktop at 4300 and voltages are dancing nonstop.

How can I fix that so that when its on idle the multiplier drops to x12 or whatever the number is?
I dont like the voltage dancing so much and the cpu running at 4.3Ghz in low voltage when idle.
post #1207 of 1592
The multiplier problem is solved now. It as F-Stream Tuning´s fault, it created an energy profile without warning!

Im overclocking it right now and as I speak its been P95 stable @1.200v 4200Mhz. Im going to try and push the vcore lower to see if I can go lower than this.
When I find the lowest stable vcore ill push for higher Mhz and see what this baby can do smile.gif
post #1208 of 1592
Hey guys - anyone running a fatal1ty pro board and having trouble with windows 8 and UEFI? For whatever reason the uefi settings option isnt available in the windows 8 boot menu, which means i have no means to access the motherboard bios. I've updated both the windows drivers and the motherboard bios version to the latest version, still no joy....
post #1209 of 1592
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Originally Posted by JohnAsh View Post

Hey guys - anyone running a fatal1ty pro board and having trouble with windows 8 and UEFI? For whatever reason the uefi settings option isnt available in the windows 8 boot menu, which means i have no means to access the motherboard bios. I've updated both the windows drivers and the motherboard bios version to the latest version, still no joy....

Im running Fatal1ty Pro but Im not using windows 8. Its crap no start button and giant icons.

Sorry I cant help you m8.
BTW , hows your board working? Mine is awesome im P95 stable with 1.187v at 4200Mhz HT on with my 3820 and I havent even tested for lower volts smile.gif
post #1210 of 1592
New guy here looking for opinions on the x79 extreme7. Also looking for a nice1600/1866 32gb ram kit that will play nice .
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
lga 2011 3820 ASRock x79 Fatal1ty pro MSI 7950Twin frozr3 Gskill ripjaw-z 2133 4x4gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Ocz Vertex4 256gb Samsung rite master Koolance 380i 45mm 360 rad W7 64 pro 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Linux Mint Acer 1080p Corsair AX1200i Cooler Master Cosmos 1000 
Audio
6x9 car speakers running off of a home receiver.  
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lga 2011 3820 ASRock x79 Fatal1ty pro MSI 7950Twin frozr3 Gskill ripjaw-z 2133 4x4gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Ocz Vertex4 256gb Samsung rite master Koolance 380i 45mm 360 rad W7 64 pro 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Linux Mint Acer 1080p Corsair AX1200i Cooler Master Cosmos 1000 
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6x9 car speakers running off of a home receiver.  
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