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So if my 2500K can do 4.8Ghz @ 1.45-1.47v do u thing it wise to get a 3570K for free upgrade?

If it is free I'd say go for it. smile.gif
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After a PITA installation mostly due to my new water cooling setup I can happily say my UD5H is humming along great. Currently everything is stock but I'll definitely update with my OC adventures.

I just wanted to chime in and say something about the Creative software and all the THX and other audio features. I installed the audio drivers and was wondering why I couldn't find all the features that I was promised on the box like creative software and such. The website doesn't appear to offer this software in the download section either. I had to throw in the driver CD that came with the board in order to get all the audio software. I just figured this might be useful to someone else that bought this board partly for audio features.

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Sin, the 3570k hasnt actually been released yet, I dont think. It will be released on the 29th of this month. And from what i read you cant actually buy the processor til the 30th. If you know of a website where i can get the processor now that would be great. I have checked newegg and tigerdirect, neither of which even has the processor listed as a product for sale.
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Anyone have an idea whether the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo heatsink/fan would interfere with the RAM slots on the UD5H board? I'm trying to figure out what to do, I want some Gskill Ripjaws X modules but they're 44mm tall and that heatsink has only around 37mm clearance. I think the Evo has the same dimensions as the Hyper 212 Plus, just hoping someone here has used one of those heatsinks with the UD5H and can let me know.

Hmm, checked ivymaxwell's photos, looks like he's using the 212+ and it's a real tight fit.
Edited by Snakes - 4/26/12 at 9:22pm
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Anyone have an idea whether the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo heatsink/fan would interfere with the RAM slots on the UD5H board? I'm trying to figure out what to do, I want some Gskill Ripjaws X modules but they're 44mm tall and that heatsink has only around 37mm clearance. I think the Evo has the same dimensions as the Hyper 212 Plus, just hoping someone here has used one of those heatsinks with the UD5H and can let me know.

IIRC from my memory when I used 212 EVO on ASRock Z68 Pro3 the fan touched the first RAM stick of G.Skill Ripjaw X, bumped it slightly above.
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I've seen some low profile Ares RAM from Gskill that are around 32mm tall but I can't find any reviews on them, meanwhile the Ripjaws have hundreds of five star reviews. The Ares come in blue which would be great but I'd like to know if they're any good before settling on them. Correction, I found some reviews on websites but no user reviews like on Newegg or something like that. Seeing multiple positive user reviews is always reassuring.
Edited by Snakes - 4/26/12 at 9:30pm
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post #357 of 6656
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I've seen some low profile Ares RAM from Gskill that are around 32mm tall but I can't find any reviews on them, meanwhile the Ripjaws have hundreds of five star reviews. The Ares come in blue which would be great but I'd like to know if they're any good before settling on them.

If Ares is shorter than Ripjaw X then I think you will be fine. Since from my experience Ripjaw X bumped my 212 fan slightly above so anything shorter should not pose an issue. UD5H also has slighter wider gap between the CPU socket and first RAM module than Z68 Pro3.
Edited by trumpet-205 - 4/26/12 at 9:35pm
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

So if my 2500K can do 4.8Ghz @ 1.45-1.47v do u thing it wise to get a 3570K for free upgrade?
If you got that Z77X-UD5H then yea I would do it. if you have the Z68X-UD4 then no lol.
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After a PITA installation mostly due to my new water cooling setup I can happily say my UD5H is humming along great. Currently everything is stock but I'll definitely update with my OC adventures.
I just wanted to chime in and say something about the Creative software and all the THX and other audio features. I installed the audio drivers and was wondering why I couldn't find all the features that I was promised on the box like creative software and such. The website doesn't appear to offer this software in the download section either. I had to throw in the driver CD that came with the board in order to get all the audio software. I just figured this might be useful to someone else that bought this board partly for audio features.
Cheers
Yes it is on the CD, the issue is that the software is what the creative implementation is, and the issue is that I think creative doesn't allow them to post it on the site, or else anyone could download it.
The UD5H actually has audio amps for the front and rear audio outputs.
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Sin, the 3570k hasnt actually been released yet, I dont think. It will be released on the 29th of this month. And from what i read you cant actually buy the processor til the 30th. If you know of a website where i can get the processor now that would be great. I have checked newegg and tigerdirect, neither of which even has the processor listed as a product for sale.
I have no idea man, sorry frown.gif I guess you guys just have to wait then... Unless you have a friend who works at a store.
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Anyone have an idea whether the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo heatsink/fan would interfere with the RAM slots on the UD5H board? I'm trying to figure out what to do, I want some Gskill Ripjaws X modules but they're 44mm tall and that heatsink has only around 37mm clearance. I think the Evo has the same dimensions as the Hyper 212 Plus, just hoping someone here has used one of those heatsinks with the UD5H and can let me know.
Hmm, checked ivymaxwell's photos, looks like he's using the 212+ and it's a real tight fit.
I have a hyper212, i just put the fan on the other side, where the heatsinks are instead of the memory side. On the memory side it would sit on top of the memory sinks. You can always position it so the fan blows up and down, and then you wouldn't have issues.



BTW Guys, GTL has officially launched, it is for Ivy Only so far i believe, but you can download it form the site.
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If Ares is shorter than Ripjaw X then I think you will be fine. Since from my experience Ripjaw X bumped my 212 fan slightly above anything shorter should not pose an issue. UD5H as has slighter wider gap between the CPU socket and first RAM module than Z68 Pro3.
Thanks. I'm gonna start thinking more seriously about the Ares then, it costs more but I like the color and if it means everything will fit then it's worth considering.
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Thanks. I'm gonna start thinking more seriously about the Ares then, it costs more but I like the color and if it means everything will fit then it's worth considering.

I'm using This Ares kit and so far so good. I've only had the system up and running for a couple hours now but I ran a quick stress test with them at 2133 and all is well. Unfortunately I can't comment on any clearance issues.
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