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so, just a quick update. 2 things. oddly it seems that 2 cores on my 3930k are constantly spiking extremely high, not sure why. the other 4 cores sit at upper 60's and low 70's, and the other 2 cores will go into mid 80's. after looking at the bottom of my rasa block, it seems there may be some slightly deep scratches... SOOO, I am planning on picking up a raystorm tomorrow to see if this takes care of the heat issue. and dont ask... I spent alot of time reTIMing my waterblock 7 different times with a bunch of different methods and nothing changed.
also... on my VRM heatsink, I noticed that you need to actually take out the motherboard to remove it... WAY too much work ATM so instead I actually removed the logo metal peice that was sitting ontop. seems to have helped air flow a lot as it completely blocks my fan from reaching the middle portion of the heatsink.
anyways lets see if this solves anything.
*** Oh forgot to add. The throttling has now stopped at 1.36v so I am sitting stable for the time being at 4.6. got bored and also overclocked my samsung ram to 2133 10-10-10-29 1n at 1.45v. stable on HCI memtest for about an hour after erroring 5 times in a row within 5 minutes(needed more voltage), so I feel its probably pretty stable. If anyone has any tips on overclocking to 2400 hit me up. I tried to load up 2400 and my system wouldnt even boot haha. maybe im not loosening the timing enough or enough volts or whatever.

For the VRM hea sink, I only suggestted removing the metal X79 piece from the top of it, not the whole heat sink!

As for overclocking the ram, you won't see any gains from stepping up to 2400 from 2133, even benchmarks won't show you the improvement.

On my 3930k I always have 2 cores that are 5-10c higher than the other 4. Nothing I could do to fix it, but I never lapped my CPU or my H100 block. When overclocking I judge off the highest temp core and if you had cores getting up past 80c, the throttling might be because of these cores.

Good luck with the new block!
 
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For the VRM hea sink, I only suggestted removing the metal X79 piece from the top of it, not the whole heat sink!
As for overclocking the ram, you won't see any gains from stepping up to 2400 from 2133, even benchmarks won't show you the improvement.
On my 3930k I always have 2 cores that are 5-10c higher than the other 4. Nothing I could do to fix it, but I never lapped my CPU or my H100 block. When overclocking I judge off the highest temp core and if you had cores getting up past 80c, the throttling might be because of these cores.
Good luck with the new block!

ah ha. definitely must have misunderstood you. but definitely that peice was restricting airflow. so thanks for having me look into it. so currently without that peice im able to stably clock to 1.36v without throttling. so something is working.

next ill switch out the rasa block for the raystorm which many reviews are saying around 3 degrees improvement. if it can settle out my 2 cores with better contact ill be extremely happy, if it doesnt then ill just be happy with the 3 degree improvement overall.

raystorm was confirmed at microcenter and they are holding it for me so ill report back tonight after I drain my waterloop and install the block. if I can get those 2 cores back in check... I should have enough headroom to get this badboy up a bit more.

RCTrucker, you think i have some more room to increase the timing at 2133 on my ram? I dont even know whats good timing or whatever. I was just following what someone else hit with the samsung ram haha.
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RCTrucker, you think i have some more room to increase the timing at 2133 on my ram? I dont even know whats good timing or whatever. I was just following what someone else hit with the samsung ram haha.

You might be able to lower the timings a bit, but not much at 2133. If you were to drop down the speed, you could tighten the timings, but when it comes down to it, you get the same performance.

You could try for 9-10-9-28, anything more than that and you have some amazing sticks.
 
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i hate asrock no body is selling their parts in my country...
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These mobo's and the cpu's they require are more meant for workstations than gaming rigs right?

Not at all. They're meant for pure performance. wink.gif

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ah ha. definitely must have misunderstood you.

Would you mind filling in your system's components and adding your info to the list in the second post?

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i hate asrock no body is selling their parts in my country...

What country are you from?



Edit: Sorry I haven't been around much lately folks. My wife just deployed to Afghanistan recently and I'm still trying to adjust. Our two children seem to be doing better than I...lol
Edited by MacG32 - 4/18/12 at 8:44am
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Would you mind filling in your system's components and adding your info to the list in the second post?

Pumping a dead well there tongue.gif
 
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Pumping a dead well there tongue.gif

haha... ill fill it out later today. I actually also found out that they have 1!! only 1 of the VRM coolers in stock in the US at aquatuning or whatever. SOOOO if this doesnt fix my issues, i will be ordering one of the VRM waterblocks.
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interesting issue with mine. If I disco the power to the psu, which I'm having to do so lately with new upgrades, it starts up, takes a bit of time on the "Fatal1ty" screen". Goes to windows, then bsod. I shut her down, hit the power switch, runs through the "Fatal1ty" screen fairly quickly (normal), boots up and I find the windows message with bsod error 1033 as the cause. It doesn't happen if I don't disconnect my psu but after that, it works normally. Obviously I won't be disconnecting my psu all the time but it is annoying.
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interesting issue with mine. If I disco the power to the psu, which I'm having to do so lately with new upgrades, it starts up, takes a bit of time on the "Fatal1ty" screen". Goes to windows, then bsod. I shut her down, hit the power switch, runs through the "Fatal1ty" screen fairly quickly (normal), boots up and I find the windows message with bsod error 1033 as the cause. It doesn't happen if I don't disconnect my psu but after that, it works normally. Obviously I won't be disconnecting my psu all the time but it is annoying.

Interesting. When I disconnect my PSU, it will power on for a couple seconds, then off for 5-7 seconds. Then back on as if nothing happened.
 
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Sigh... Put my comp back together... I have a black screen and nothing else other than A2 written on the bottom right corner... Anyone know what's up?
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