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Doesn't removal also change the position of the heat sink in relation to the mounting clips?
if you're running a stock heatsink you gotta take off the bracket and sand down the 4 little nipples thats on the bottom of it. if you're running an aftermarket bolt on heatsink you'll be just fine.
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so, you didn't have to mod for your big typhoon, meaning I shouldn't have to for my 9500..
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Have you tried using x9 multi. Because my opty is not good with x10 and don't ever use x9.5 multi. IT's no good.

I can get mine stable at 2.95 ghz (328x9) at 1.6v core with a w/c setup
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Have you tried using x9 multi. Because my opty is not good with x10 and don't ever use x9.5 multi. IT's no good.

I can get mine stable at 2.95 gz at 1.6v core with a w/c setup
OMG sooo much vcore. you shouldn't have to go over 1.58v to hit 3 ghz.

and ryboto, as long as your cooler is bolt on (meaning you replaced your brackets w/ theirs), then you're safe. you should do it
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Have you tried using x9 multi. Because my opty is not good with x10 and don't ever use x9.5 multi. IT's no good.

I can get mine stable at 2.95 ghz (328x9) at 1.6v core with a w/c setup
I don't know but that is pretty good for CCBWE and as long as you keeps your temps low that Vcore should be okay. I had a 165 CCBWE that wouldn't go above 2.7 no matter how many volts I put to it.
    
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I don't know but that is pretty good for CCBWE and as long as you keeps your temps low that Vcore should be okay. I had a 165 CCBWE that wouldn't go above 2.7 no matter how many volts I put to it.
Temps are good. i have a good w/c setup. I can go up t 1.65v core but there is no point since the chip is not stable pass 2.975ghz..
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I'm going to consider removing the IHS. I tried 2.9ghz at 1.5v, 306x9.5, as well as 323x9, but the system crashes when I get into windows. It's rock solid at 2.8(295x9.5) and it only needs 1.4v...so, not sure if the instability is coming from the htt, maybe it needs more power too?
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yeah thats not bad i rolled 1.7vcore when i had mine on water just to get 2.85 stable
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when i had my IHS on i was running 1.56v in order to stay stable at 3 GHz. also you might want to jack up your PCIE clock some to about 107 MHz. then drop your HT to 2.5x. that'll help you stay a bit more stable. finally don't use a .5 multi if you can avoid it. just use 323 x 9 and for testing purposes, 1.55v. just to see if you can get stable.
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when i had my IHS on i was running 1.56v in order to stay stable at 3 GHz. also you might want to jack up your PCIE clock some to about 107 MHz. then drop your HT to 2.5x. that'll help you stay a bit more stable. finally don't use a .5 multi if you can avoid it. just use 323 x 9 and for testing purposes, 1.55v. just to see if you can get stable.
I'll try upping the pcie clock, but I can't drop my ht to 2.5, it's either 2, or 3, and 2 seems to lock the system, it wont even POST. Would htt link voltage or nb voltages need to be adjusted at all?
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