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post #1421 of 3634
After my terrible experience with my sabretooth z77. Do you guys recommend this board? I want a nice stable board that ocs good and can take high MHz ram.
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post #1422 of 3634
Quote:
Originally Posted by p3gaz_001 View Post

what is this Jturbo something here??
do any one knows what's that for and how does this works?

Manual states that it is used to connect an optional front panel for controlling OC Genie and some additional functions.

Multipanel Connector


Edited by madweazl - 12/29/12 at 7:40am
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post #1423 of 3634
Guys are you able to disable PCI-E 3.0? I want to run some comparison tests on my crossfire at 3760x1920 but the option on the bios does nothing GPU-Z still reports PCI-E 3.0. Tried disabling crossfire prior to change it, still nothing. Please someone try to run an ivy CPU at PCI-E 2.0. I'm using latest bios 1.75 if I recall. Thanks!
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post #1424 of 3634
Hey guys check out my build with the MSI M-power motherboard.
it looks amazing and very sleek

http://www.overclock.net/t/1343440/build-log-project-hitman/0_100
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post #1425 of 3634
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Originally Posted by Tyreman View Post

you have to disable cpu limit as well
Which setting is that/where is that in the BIOS?


In the future, if I attempt a clock rate that requires a voltage increase it seems like changing the Turbo multiplier no longer works as it's not possible to manage the CPU clock/voltage configuration once it's below the Turbo (overclock) speed.
post #1426 of 3634
So any of you guys have those weird kinks on the heat pipe of the MPower board? I have got three kinks which I suppose every board has one kink on that particular pipe.
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post #1427 of 3634
Many people have the kinks in the heat pipes, I wouldnt worry about it.
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post #1428 of 3634
Is it normal? I have got 3 weird kinks on the same pipe which I posted some hours ago. How about yours?
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post #1429 of 3634
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Originally Posted by alextheguy View Post

So any of you guys have those weird kinks on the heat pipe of the MPower board? I have got three kinks which I suppose every board has one kink on that particular pipe.

i've seen several post by people with that kink on the pipe (some maybe even on this thread). I personally DO NOT at least i saw none on mine. others have RMA'd it (and i think a few got one with same issue). BUT I don't think a minor kink should affect anything really for the following reasons:

1. these pipes transfer heat mainly by conduction through the metal of the pipe and convection of a gas in the pipe (may be just air or maybe some other gas I don't know)
2. the kinks should have very little affect if any on the conductive properties, and unless the flow of gas is severely restricted (major kink) then the convective process of the gas should be very minimally if at all affected

So the conclusion I would make is. DON'T WORRY because it should be just fine and not affect cooling performance at all. The only reason to RMA it in my opinion is if it really ruins the visual appeal and if you can't live with it. For $200 per board it should be perfect ill grant you that but it is a good board and you will likely never be able to see it or never look at it once its in your case. Hope that helps thumb.gif
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post #1430 of 3634
Nice conclusion made. Lol. Yeah, I wouldn't be bothered by its look thou, just to make sure if it will affect its future performance. And yeah, I haven't assembled my rig and halted after noticing three kinks which I know mostly people have one kink on that particular pipe.
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