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No errors, it's not locking up.

From a cold start it powers up for about 2-3 seconds then shuts off again, will continue to do this until i clear Cmos, then it posts, i re-apply my OC profile and all is well, been running for the past 5 hrs with no issue.

Only happens from start-up

Do you have another CMOS battery to try? One thing I would like you to try as well if you have multiple OC profiles saved try overwriting one, if the name changes but not the actual settings you're going to need to re-flash your BIOS. This is one of my indicators. If I notice this behaviour I kow it's time since I've scrambled it's brains from too many crashes. Happens a lot when I mes with the ram. These new UEFI bios tend to be a bit weak when it comes to that.

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Yup.. Thought of that.


thin 360mm X 2 or a thick 240mm X 2 is what's messing my head kookoo.gif

a thick 360 is out of the price range. lol
The thinner rads will run quieter though. You won't need the High SP fans as much as CFM. Pushing air through the thicker rads takes more OOMPH .
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Do you have another CMOS battery to try? One thing I would like you to try as well if you have multiple OC profiles saved try overwriting one, if the name changes but not the actual settings you're going to need to re-flash your BIOS. This is one of my indicators. If I notice this behaviour I kow it's time since I've scrambled it's brains from too many crashes. Happens a lot when I mes with the ram. These new UEFI bios tend to be a bit weak when it comes to that.

i don't have another battery avaliable but i'll try and re-name the profiles tomorrow and see how that works, other than that i'll re-flash the BIOS.

Worst case is i need a new mobo, now with Newegg selling in Aus that got a whole lot cheaper.
 
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Hey guys, me again tongue.gif i've been thinking of changing my motherboard for a better overclocking performance. At the moment i have an Asus m5a99x evo 2.0 and was thinking of going with a sabertooth or crosshair. Would the crosshair be worth the extra money from an overclocking point of view? I'm not going to sport more than 2 video cards ever. Thank you.
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Hey guys, me again tongue.gif i've been thinking of changing my motherboard for a better overclocking performance. At the moment i have an Asus m5a99x evo 2.0 and was thinking of going with a sabertooth or crosshair. Would the crosshair be worth the extra money from an overclocking point of view? I'm not going to sport more than 2 video cards ever. Thank you.

You really wouldn't need a CHV-z to OC that 8320. and unless you upgrade to something better cooling wise you probably won't go much higher than you are right now by switching boards.
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Hey guys, me again tongue.gif i've been thinking of changing my motherboard for a better overclocking performance. At the moment i have an Asus m5a99x evo 2.0 and was thinking of going with a sabertooth or crosshair. Would the crosshair be worth the extra money from an overclocking point of view? I'm not going to sport more than 2 video cards ever. Thank you.
Sabertooth or CHV
Yes!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835226051 This cooler is good;carbon copy of some cooler that was #1 on frostytech for a long time.Spire or something? Anyway..way better than hyper 212+ ..and cheeper wink.gif
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Hey guys, me again tongue.gif i've been thinking of changing my motherboard for a better overclocking performance. At the moment i have an Asus m5a99x evo 2.0 and was thinking of going with a sabertooth or crosshair. Would the crosshair be worth the extra money from an overclocking point of view? I'm not going to sport more than 2 video cards ever. Thank you.

i went from m5a99x evo to the saber-kitty and never regretted it.....not sure if the extra for ch-v is worth it

if u never going above 2 gpu then id just go to sabertooth
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It's up to you Foamy, but $200 for a board and another $100 + for a better CPU cooler. Is $300 worth the 300 MHz you'll get over the 4.5 clock you have now ?
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It's up to you Foamy, but $200 for a board and another $100 + for a better CPU cooler. Is $300 worth the 300 MHz you'll get over the 4.5 clock you have now ?

Pretty much my thinking here ^
 
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Hey guys, me again tongue.gif i've been thinking of changing my motherboard for a better overclocking performance. At the moment i have an Asus m5a99x evo 2.0 and was thinking of going with a sabertooth or crosshair. Would the crosshair be worth the extra money from an overclocking point of view? I'm not going to sport more than 2 video cards ever. Thank you.

Came from a giga ud3 myself.
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You really wouldn't need a CHV-z to OC that 8320. and unless you upgrade to something better cooling wise you probably won't go much higher than you are right now by switching boards.

And Johan was right. On the cooling part.
I'm almost on the same clocks I was able to reach on that problematic board.

Except for one thing:

Peace of mind.
Knowing the board can handle the clocks I'm at now. And even more truth be told. And that my cooling is the one limiting me to go beyond.

So yeah, you'll be happy if you consider how solid the board compared to the other. But if shooting for numbers is what you're after, get a proper cooling.
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The radiator is much larger, so it'll have much better dissipation potential. The difference probably isn't huge at stock speeds because you can only keep it so close to ambient, but as you overclock the gap between the two will grow. Take a good long look at the speeds and voltages the reviewers are using to test them both at. I'm thinking the 20C gap is closer to the truth when heavily overclocked. I've got a feeling that the size of the gap will grow as the size of the overclock does.

I had to take the same thing into account when shopping for an air cooler just recently. Some review sites only test CPUs at stock, and the temps they report are almost useless as a result because you don't get a real feel for dissipation potential. The same goes for tests with very mild overclocks.

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I'd lean towards the 20c difference.. i get a difference of about 8-9c from h100 -> h90

both tests were on a 3770k @ 4.6 with with the same amount of volts but showing two different results which i thought was odd.


*crossing fingers for sale on h100i* tongue.gif
sadly 100$ for a cooler is taking 50$ away from my case money >.< but if its worth it and can increase my OC potential then i might take the hit, right now @ 4.5 on my 8320 with 1.416v with 60c under load and thats with a coolmaster tx-3 that i got in the garbage with part of a rig including my case. biggrin.gif
it can go to 4.6 but temps go crazy, up to 70c, but it doesn't fail under prime, so i know this chip can go higher I never like my cpu hitting above that 62c, but I was mostly aiming for just keeping the OC i have during the summer, but I'll take the temp headroom hehe.
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