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post #311 of 580
i have a question
i have installed 3770k on this board with Noctua NH-D14 air cooler (horizontally, over RAMS and VRM)
i am planning to get one (for now) Gigabyte-797TO-3GD, so my option will be to install it in black pcie x16
so my question : is there any risk of cooler being in contact or getting short circuit?? etc

any precaution or consideration ?
post #312 of 580
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Funny, because Asus does it too. Maybe a reference Z77 fault?

Weird, I haven't flashed the bios but after shutting down over a few days and rebooting its now decided to recognise the memory multiplier change!
    
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Any ideas why after flashing F6C bios sometimes when I use my ram xmp profile the board resets bios to default after long periods of shut down time? everything fine with F5 bios
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after a BIOS flash if the memory multiplier isn't sticking you should try clear the CMOS or a reflash, and then load optimized defaults and then save and reboot. That loading optimized defaults sometimes fixes it, if it doesn't then its just the beta version.
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post #315 of 580
I went back to F6 after trying F6C. It was giving me a .1 overvoltage reading. So in BIOS I would set 1.35 and in Windows get 1.45 and with my MM get true 1.45.
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I went back to F6 after trying F6C. It was giving me a .1 overvoltage reading. So in BIOS I would set 1.35 and in Windows get 1.45 and with my MM get true 1.45.

Weird, have not encountered that problem - Might have to test this and see if I can somehow duplicate it.

In other news - Really getting grumpy here -Been beaten in Unigine Valley by a person using 4 X GTX 670, he even beat it with several hundred points. 4 X GTX 670 beating 4 X GTX 680 Classified running @ 1411 Mhz (Just a small beginner overclock) just aint right in my book, and it is not GPU scaling or anything the likes - As we are both using 4-way :/
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post #317 of 580
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Weird, have not encountered that problem - Might have to test this and see if I can somehow duplicate it.

In other news - Really getting grumpy here -Been beaten in Unigine Valley by a person using 4 X GTX 670, he even beat it with several hundred points. 4 X GTX 670 beating 4 X GTX 680 Classified running @ 1411 Mhz (Just a small beginner overclock) just aint right in my book, and it is not GPU scaling or anything the likes - As we are both using 4-way :/
Humm, getting I don't like you getting beat so....what are we going to do about it?
What are his cards and clocks and what can you bench at?
I don't do very much 3D benching but I will see if I can get any tweaks the V;)alley
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post #318 of 580
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Humm, getting I don't like you getting beat so....what are we going to do about it?
What are his cards and clocks and what can you bench at?
I don't do very much 3D benching but I will see if I can get any tweaks the V;)alley

Ha ha, brilliant smile.gif

Well, I am benching the 680s at 1411Mhz CORE and right from standard memory clocks and up to 3800 (Just too see where there is a diminishing return).

Tried anything I could ever think off though mate.

Running countless of tweaks, from HPET timings to disabling half my OS - Heck, I even ran the "Windows 7 Benchmark Edition" that is hosted over at Kingpin forums - No luck.

Apparently "He" just ran Valley and got the scores listed, at 1300ish CORE and whatever memory (Not high at all) - Well, that is what he is saying anyways.

Mine:



His:


My score is 15th over at http://www.overclock.net/t/1360884/official-top-30-unigine-valley-benchmark-1-0-fill-the-form-single-and-multi-monitors/0_100#post_19292884 - I can understand being taken by Titans, heck - Even the AMD I can understand (Since they can do some black magic trick in the Control Panel - Making the bench run much better in crossfire) - But being surpassed by 4-way 670 is just wrong and raises some bells.
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post #319 of 580
IDK, if CPU clocks play any role in the bench but that could be it. Or if you are throttling from heat??
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IDK, if CPU clocks play any role in the bench but that could be it. Or if you are throttling from heat??

He was using a 3770k at 5.0 ghz, my score was done at 5.2 ghz. Temps on cpu never above 70 and on gpus never above 40.
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