Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Builds & Case Mods › Build Logs › New Build
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

New Build - Page 2

post #11 of 23
Thread Starter 
Sorry for the delay! I got it up and running. This has got to be my quickest, easiest build I've done so far. This is also my first time building with SSD. Simply amazing!!

I've also never built on a Gigabyte board before and I'm quite impressed. Their new bios is pretty good. Got Windows running and have even started OCing a bit, although just by using Ggiabyte's Easy Tune 6. I got it running very stable at 4.33GHz with idle temps around 35 and full load at around 92 (prime 95). This is just using the Cooler Master 212 Plus air cooling. I'm not going to go for higher clock speeds until I get to phase 3.

I'll upload some pics and update the main post here in a few minutes! Oh, I have to update my sig too! LOL
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 23
Woah 92 C is really hot
Power Edition
(18 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3610QM Clevo p151EMx Intel HM77 NVidia GTX 670m 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Samsung 4x4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB Sager NP9130 Internal Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” 1920x1080 LED-Backlit Display Matte Finish Sager NP9130 Keyboard 8 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion Battery 76.96Wh Sager NP9130 
MouseAudio
Touchpad or Logitech G5 Onkyo Installed Speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
Power Edition
(18 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3610QM Clevo p151EMx Intel HM77 NVidia GTX 670m 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Samsung 4x4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB Sager NP9130 Internal Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” 1920x1080 LED-Backlit Display Matte Finish Sager NP9130 Keyboard 8 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion Battery 76.96Wh Sager NP9130 
MouseAudio
Touchpad or Logitech G5 Onkyo Installed Speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 23
Thread Starter 
It is quite hot, but the max for the 3570k is 102 C I believe. I'm still not gunna push it any further till I get better cooling. smile.gif
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 23
Have you considered using a single GTX 670 instead of dual 560ti's? Not sure, but I believe 1 gb of vram will let you down FPS-wise before the single 670 would.

Cool rig, but like others have said your temps seem to hot. I'd consider reseating the CM212.

Cheers.
Mild Mod
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5930k 4.5Ghz @1.331v Asus X99-A EVGA GTX1070 SC 16Gb Gskill DDR4-2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
960 EVO, 850 Pro, WD Blue SSD's, 2 Cav Blacks Asus HWLabs 280mm SR-1 and GTX120 mm radiators EK GPU waterblock and backplate 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
EK Supremacy EVO cpu block W7 64 Pro Dell U3011  Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair AX850 Corsair 650d Modded SteelSeries Sensei Raw (heat orange) Edifier R2000DB and Sennheiser HD555 
Audio
Creative Soundblaster Z 
  hide details  
Reply
Mild Mod
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5930k 4.5Ghz @1.331v Asus X99-A EVGA GTX1070 SC 16Gb Gskill DDR4-2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
960 EVO, 850 Pro, WD Blue SSD's, 2 Cav Blacks Asus HWLabs 280mm SR-1 and GTX120 mm radiators EK GPU waterblock and backplate 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
EK Supremacy EVO cpu block W7 64 Pro Dell U3011  Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair AX850 Corsair 650d Modded SteelSeries Sensei Raw (heat orange) Edifier R2000DB and Sennheiser HD555 
Audio
Creative Soundblaster Z 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 23
GTX 660 is supposed to come out the 25th. http://wccftech.com/nvidia-geforce-gtx-660-images-leaked-launching-25th-june/

The performance drop from a 670 to 660 is about the same as the drop from the 680 to the 670. http://videocardz.com/32476/geforce-gtx-660-ti-and-gtx-670-specification-leaked

At $250 each, $500 SLI 660 should give more performance than a single $500 680 according to the speculated specs.
post #16 of 23
1 card is always a better bet than sli
Power Edition
(18 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3610QM Clevo p151EMx Intel HM77 NVidia GTX 670m 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Samsung 4x4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB Sager NP9130 Internal Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” 1920x1080 LED-Backlit Display Matte Finish Sager NP9130 Keyboard 8 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion Battery 76.96Wh Sager NP9130 
MouseAudio
Touchpad or Logitech G5 Onkyo Installed Speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
Power Edition
(18 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3610QM Clevo p151EMx Intel HM77 NVidia GTX 670m 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Samsung 4x4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB Sager NP9130 Internal Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” 1920x1080 LED-Backlit Display Matte Finish Sager NP9130 Keyboard 8 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion Battery 76.96Wh Sager NP9130 
MouseAudio
Touchpad or Logitech G5 Onkyo Installed Speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
post #17 of 23
Thread Starter 
Fan o Water - 92 c is hot for 4.3 GHz on full load? I will back it down anyways and reseat the heat sink this week.

Also, I haven't made any decisions on the video card yet. I never have SLi'ed and just want to to try it out. 1 big, beefy card better than 2 lessor cards? Not sure, more research to be done!
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
post #18 of 23
if 1 card is the same performance of the 2, you should go with a single
Power Edition
(18 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3610QM Clevo p151EMx Intel HM77 NVidia GTX 670m 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Samsung 4x4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB Sager NP9130 Internal Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” 1920x1080 LED-Backlit Display Matte Finish Sager NP9130 Keyboard 8 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion Battery 76.96Wh Sager NP9130 
MouseAudio
Touchpad or Logitech G5 Onkyo Installed Speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
Power Edition
(18 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3610QM Clevo p151EMx Intel HM77 NVidia GTX 670m 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Samsung 4x4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB Sager NP9130 Internal Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” 1920x1080 LED-Backlit Display Matte Finish Sager NP9130 Keyboard 8 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion Battery 76.96Wh Sager NP9130 
MouseAudio
Touchpad or Logitech G5 Onkyo Installed Speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
post #19 of 23
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fan o' water View Post

Have you considered using a single GTX 670 instead of dual 560ti's? Not sure, but I believe 1 gb of vram will let you down FPS-wise before the single 670 would.
Cool rig, but like others have said your temps seem to hot. I'd consider reseating the CM212.
Cheers.

Thank you for prodding me to reseat the heat sink. thumb.gif I did it and am currently running prime, but what I'm noticing is that the temp spikes to 85C and averaging around 82C. Much lower than the 92C-90C I was getting before. When I took the heat sink off I noticed some of the thermal grease had squeezed out on to the side of the cpu. No dripping or anything. Is it possible I used too much grease the first time?

On sli: so get as beefy card as you can buy now. then later sli that card for an upgrade down the road? Or is sli only really useful for doubling the best cards available at the time of your build? In other words, no sense in sli'ing two lessor cards (especially if two cards cost just as much as one bigger card).

Thanks for all the input folks!!

EDIT: When averaging the max core temp after heat sink reset it's 81.5C. One core (core #1) can get up to 87C, but is hanging around 83C.
Edited by GeminiWB - 6/18/12 at 5:06pm
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 23
Thread Starter 
More OC'ing today. Was able to get 4.3GHz, CVolt 1.14, Max Temp 71C (on core#1) avg temp 67.75C

Much better! I may try reseating the cooler once again, just to see if I can do abetter job. I'd like to get to 4.5, but not sure the CM 212+ can get me there. Thoughts?
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BFG GTX 260 Corsair M4  
Optical DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Asus DVD-RW CM 212 Windows 7 Prof 64 Steel Series 
CaseMouse
CM 932 Steel Series 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Build Logs
Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Builds & Case Mods › Build Logs › New Build