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I offer you my initial overview to post in the OP if you want:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1306628/msi-z77-mpower-motherboard-overview-with-pictures

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Ok for your 680 I would make sure your on the latest driver. Also make sure your board is on the latest bios. Not sure what else but if you have a DVI cable I would test it to see if you have the same issue.
Can you leave cpu-z open and run a stress test to see if it jumps back to 4.5 under load. I dont know if this could help but Ill throw it out there. In the uefi on the bottom of the settings theres an option called cpu features. At the bottom of that there a setting for max multi per core, set them all at the same multi as in the main section. I always set them to the same multi so I dont know if it will work.
 
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Weird... Real Temp is what was causing my multiplier to drop back down to 35. When I was in Windows running at 4.5ghz, the moment I would load up Real Temp, it would drop to 35. It just took me a while to finally realize that.

Inside of Real Temp, "disable turbo" was checked for whatever reason, and that was effectively disabling my overclock! Well... wasted 2+ hours over something so stupid... redface.gif

But I'm glad that is fixed. Now I can put my RX 360 loop to the test. thumb.gif

Edit : Real Temp is doing this every single time I boot. rolleyes.gif
Edited by Creator - 9/16/12 at 4:37pm
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Quote:
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Weird... Real Temp is what was causing my multiplier to drop back down to 35. When I was in Windows running at 4.5ghz, the moment I would load up Real Temp, it would drop to 35. It just took me a while to finally realize that.
Inside of Real Temp, "disable turbo" was checked for whatever reason, and that was effectively disabling my overclock! Well... wasted 2+ hours over something so stupid... redface.gif
But I'm glad that is fixed. Now I can put my RX 360 loop to the test. thumb.gif
Edit : Real Temp is doing this every single time I boot. rolleyes.gif
Glad you figured it out. Ive never had that happen before.
 
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Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post

I offer you my initial overview to post in the OP if you want:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1306628/msi-z77-mpower-motherboard-overview-with-pictures

putting it in the OP

As far as the Realtemp I know this was an issue with the settings as an reviewer from overclockers.com experienced this. After talking to the creator of Realtemp he was told him how to fix it, which I take it is the setting you found.
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Final setup. biggrin.gif

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Here is my 'before'~ i7 920@3.2 w/Tuniq tx2 TIM, 12g corsair vengeance 1600, asus p6t, MSI 660ti PE OC (previously 560ti), HT Omega Claro2 sound card M-Audio Studio Pro4 sprks n some other stuffs...



AND now~ i7 3770K@4.2 w/Tuniq tx2 on a Zalman HSF, 32g G.Skill Trident X 2400, MSI 660ti PE OC, HT Omega eClaro sound card, Kingston HyperX 3K 240g ssd, 1000w OCZ Fatal1ty psu, used the same Thermaltake Armor+mx case... had to buy a new DVD burner since my old one was IDE. Corsair SP2500 2.1 spkrs, 23" samsung 2ms led moniter....Still cleaning up the wires, so im not quite done yet.



w/side on



Ok why am i on air? I dunno something about water inside my rig that scares me.

Now how does it compare to my old set up? I really cant say since i have SSD now and boot times are amazing. BUT clicking on firefox and surfing the web? umm~ there really was nothing wrong with my old set up and a 'non' nerd really wouldn't notice the difference~ I don't benchmark/encode or even fold~, just watch avi/surf/team fortress2 and diablo3... spent 2k+ usd in 2 months upgrading for no real reason cept had the xtra cash so why not.

Heres something to think about, the Corsair SP2500 spkrs are supposed to be reference quality? only the bass, nice n punchy not bommy like logitech BUT for overall quality 'reference' it is not, way better than logi thou~ M-Audio spkrs rock and the only way up from them is Yamahas...

Why Tuniq tx2 and not 'some version' of AS... Been there, done the AS fanboy bit for years but then~ found better.

For me cost was no object when choosing a mobo yet i picked this not as featured/not as proven board only for the fact that i OC on air and i want something heavy duty, all the bells and whistles of other boards can always be added on~ its like modding a car, you want the best base and you go from there.

Heres my car too, Club Lexus in da house thumb.gif

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I want to see who can get the highest RAM clock here - and CPU clock on air and water - super pi 32m passable

biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

Anyone want to do this ???
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ordering this week might as well add me. I will be posting unboxing and build photos also.
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I want to see who can get the highest RAM clock here - and CPU clock on air and water - super pi 32m passable
biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
Anyone want to do this ???

once i get it running, I have some 2400 rated sticks.

 

i'll set them to cl13 or something, and see what it do. wont be worth benching, but hopefully I'll break 2500.

 

Also planning to dry ice my 3770k some time, so hopefully it is a good chip

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