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post #251 of 6915
Just wondering how everyone is going with the Ivy Bridge CPU's?

I'm just starting out and wanted to get a nice solid 4.5GHz over clock for everyday use just for gaming, not really worried about benckmarking to much.

Currently I'm at 1.256v @ 4.5GHz. CPU temps are between 60-65C on 100% load. Using a corsair H-80 for CPU cooling.

So my question is, what seems to be a good voltage for a 4.5GHz overclock? and my temps appear to be ok, what are others getting?


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post #252 of 6915
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my sabertooth in a switch 810
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Nice, but what is with the tube behind the mobo tray?
    
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Hey guys,
I've placed my order and currently waiting for the Sabertooth + i5 3570K to arrive. I checked the Asus Z77 info thread and it has a very helpful list of items, but I just want to confirm what are the necessary drivers to install and which can I skip? I'm upgrading from an E6600 so I can't wait!
Asus Sabertooth Z77
i5 3570K
16GB 1833 RAM
256GB Samsung 830 SSD
Asus Xonar STX sound card
DVD-RW drive
ATI 5850 video card

Think my post got stuck on the bottom of one of the pages but I'm still looking for some help on this, thanks tongue.gif
post #254 of 6915
Hi everyone,

I going to buy a Z77 ASUS motherboard but i couldn't decide which one have to be mine =)
I would like to prefer Z77 Sabertooth but i concerned about 1866 Mhz memory limit in ASUS reference guide. Z77 Gene has 2800 Mhz memory support, Sabertooth has 1866 Mhz.
Why is that, is there anyone used upper 1866 Mhz memory with Sabertooth?

Thank you...
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Hi everyone,
I going to buy a Z77 ASUS motherboard but i couldn't decide which one have to be mine =)
I would like to prefer Z77 Sabertooth but i concerned about 1866 Mhz memory limit in ASUS reference guide. Z77 Gene has 2800 Mhz memory support, Sabertooth has 1866 Mhz.
Why is that, is there anyone used upper 1866 Mhz memory with Sabertooth?
Thank you...

If you go to G.Skills website and look up compatible mother boards, the Sabertooth is listed to handle up to 2600 MHz. I'm running 2400 MHz on my mother board.

Intel says only up to 1600 MHz for the Ivy CPU but its only because they consider anything above 1600 MHz as over clocking.

The Trident X is Z77 & Ivy ready for XMP 1.3 capable perfomance.
     
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If this is a club, OP needs to add names to the first post. Yesterday I ordered this board and the 3570K. Will post pic when it arrives.
 
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hey Hungry Pillow...you'll have to install all the mobo drivers that come with the disk, then you'll have to install the soundcard and VGA drivers. Make sure to install the mobo drivers or you won't be able to use the net
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Hi,

I'm putting a Sabertooth Z77 system together and want either 8GB or 16GB of g.skill RAM but don't know what is compatible because I can't find Asus's QVL for this motherboard. I also plan to use either a CoolerMaster TPC-812 or a Noctua NH-D14 CPU cooler, so RAM height is an issue. Finally, I would like to overclock using Asus' AI software (i.e., nothing real aggressive - somewhere around 4GHz).

Can someone tell me which g.skill RAM is compatible. I prefer either 2x4GB, 4x4GB, or 2x8GB solutions.

Thanks,
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Hi,
I'm putting a Sabertooth Z77 system together and want either 8GB or 16GB of g.skill RAM but don't know what is compatible because I can't find Asus's QVL for this motherboard. I also plan to use either a CoolerMaster TPC-812 or a Noctua NH-D14 CPU cooler, so RAM height is an issue. Finally, I would like to overclock using Asus' AI software (i.e., nothing real aggressive - somewhere around 4GHz).
Can someone tell me which g.skill RAM is compatible. I prefer either 2x4GB, 4x4GB, or 2x8GB solutions.
Thanks,
radar

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Hey! Just got my Sabertooh z77 smile.gif

I got 2x 4gb G.SKill ram. Do I put it into slots 2 and 4 ??
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