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Originally Posted by mus1mus View Post

I can only go as high a little below 1.65 Full Load. After that, even at the BIOS, I would shut down.

EDIT:
You meant fan headers doh.gif

Probably. But I doubt it. Unless it shows low or not reading RPM and the protection is on.
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Originally Posted by mfknjadagr8 View Post

just wondering I.have 8 fans connected to it via swiftech splitter

Why you no use PWM Fans? biggrin.gif

This is a fine example of PWM Fans coming in Handy.

Or Check Temp Shut Down or any other Protection at the BIOS. And Monitoring of course.
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Originally Posted by Mega Man View Post

OT >>>>>

it never ceases to amaze me how many people use a credit card to spread thermal paste then complain about temps ......

" but it always gives me the best results "
doh.gif

I will also be doing this soon, I don't think the pea/BB method squashes thin enough with most TIM, unless you have really high mounting pressure which AMD boards are not known for. I hope I get better results also.
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Originally Posted by mfknjadagr8 View Post

just wondering I.have 8 fans connected to it via swiftech splitter

I don't think this is your issue, but you should check your manual for the headers power rating. I believe it is 30 watts? You will have to add up the amperage/wattage for the devices connected to the splitter.

Edit: The CHVFZ CPU_FAN header can support up to 1 Amp (12 W) I assume the tooth is the same?
Edited by pshootr - 3/23/15 at 8:41pm
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even if using voltage they are running at 12v with that splitter from the psu directly
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Well, I am super late to the party, but I am extremely happy with my purchases guys....

First of all, this board is definitely not a premier OC oriented board, but it doesn't claim to be, and at $76, it has a really good set of features, a pretty well laid out BIOS, and it gave me a very rock solid 4.6GHz.

Now, it has some shortcomings, which is to be expected at this price range, and I will go over those when I do my entire review, but for now, it has gotten me off of AM3, into an AM3+ setup, and then some.....

But let's be real.... Yes a 1.3GHz OC on a $76 board is great, but that seems to just be semantics when you are dealing with these chips, especially these 95w models, so to me, the real treat in all this has been working with this FX-8300

I've never overclocked on something so straight forward and forgiving as this CPU. And, I'm not where near done with ALL of the tweaking, but I'm pretty much near the end of the road of where I'll get for now, without cooling the socket and the CPU better. I would also say that I do not believe the vdroop can be solved regardless, as this mobo has NO LCC (biggest gripe).

Mind you, yeah, you have to tune as you would with any other chip, and it definitely demands your thermals be in check, but outside of that, even on this cheap board, it shows to be a great performing, high clocking, and definitely low cost option for a budget minded gaming build.

We all know it's no super CPU (or even high end for that matter), and it is aging, but I can't help but feel like I really just came across something great with this upgrade....

I want to thank everyone for the guidance btw..... it really helped out!

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You gotta be really happy with the mulithreading in these newer titles if you are an AMD owner right now, because it really lets these things shine! thumb.gif

At the end of the day, I'm an overclocker, and a benchmarker, and I spent countless hours tweaking my thuban, but with this chip I found myself just wanting to crank to it's highest point of stability, run a few tests, and jump into some games, and that is exactly what I have done. biggrin.gif
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I will also be doing this soon, I don't think the pea/BB method squashes thin enough with most TIM, unless you have really high mounting pressure which AMD boards are not known for. I hope I get better results also.
I don't think this is your issue, but you should check your manual for the headers power rating. I believe it is 30 watts? You will have to add up the wattage for the devices connected to the splitter.

Seriosuly why would you get better temps from spreading your TIM thinner on the cpu if there isn't enough pressure to spread a pea of TIM equally? rolleyes.gif

I've never, not once, failed to cover the majority of a CPU with TIM with the pea method, spreading it is a waste of time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hNgFNH7zhQ
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Seriosuly why would you get better temps from spreading your TIM thinner on the cpu if there isn't enough pressure to spread a pea of TIM equally? rolleyes.gif

I've never, not once, failed to cover the majority of a CPU with TIM with the pea method, spreading it is a waste of time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hNgFNH7zhQ

I call BS thumb.gif

The point of spreading it is NOT to cover more of the CPU, it is rather to get a thinner application smile.gif

I have seen that video, and he is amusing, but that's about it..
Edited by pshootr - 3/23/15 at 8:52pm
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Well, I am super late to the party, but I am extremely happy with my purchases guys....

First of all, this board is definitely not a premier OC oriented board, but it doesn't claim to be, and at $76, it has a really good set of features, a pretty well laid out BIOS, and it gave me a very rock solid 4.6GHz.

Now, it has some shortcomings, which is to be expected at this price range, and I will go over those when I do my entire review, but for now, it has gotten me off of AM3, into an AM3+ setup, and then some.....

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I've never overclocked on something so straight forward and forgiving as this CPU. And, I'm not where near done with ALL of the tweaking, but I'm pretty much near the end of the road of where I'll get for now, without cooling the socket and the CPU better. I would also say that I do not believe the vdroop can be solved regardless, as this mobo has NO LCC (biggest gripe).

Mind you, yeah, you have to tune as you would with any other chip, and it definitely demands your thermals be in check, but outside of that, even on this cheap board, it shows to be a great performing, high clocking, and definitely low cost option for a budget minded gaming build.

We all know it's no super CPU (or even high end for that matter), and it is aging, but I can't help but feel like I really just came across something great with this upgrade....

I want to thank everyone for the guidance btw..... it really helped out!

There is a certain "coolness" to seeing this things core usage during a few hours of BF4 or Crysis 3 on their highest settings.

You gotta be really happy with the mulithreading in these newer titles if you are an AMD owner right now, because it really lets these things shine! thumb.gif

At the end of the day, I'm an overclocker, and a benchmarker, and I spent countless hours tweaking my thuban, but with this chip I found myself just wanting to crank to it's highest point of stability, run a few tests, and jump into some games, and that is exactly what I have done. biggrin.gif

smile.gif Glad you are having fun with your new setup. I can relate, building and or upgrading is so much fun! And I know you still have many many hours of tweaking fun left lol. biggrin.gif
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Why so I have to be different? I use the pea method and then smear it all around and then scrape off the excess. The thing is, I put it on the heat sink, not the cpu. That way I have all the room I need to get it just right with no interference from all the other things close by like the case. I can put the cooler between my knees and just do it.
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Seriosuly why would you get better temps from spreading your TIM thinner on the cpu if there isn't enough pressure to spread a pea of TIM equally? rolleyes.gif

I've never, not once, failed to cover the majority of a CPU with TIM with the pea method, spreading it is a waste of time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hNgFNH7zhQ

I call BS thumb.gif

The point of spreading it is NOT to cover more of the CPU, it is rather to get a thinner application smile.gif

I have seen that video, and he is amusing, but that's about it..

call it what ever you want, there is the proof, and there is a reason 95% of people say pea method

**with the exception of certain dies !
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Originally Posted by miklkit View Post

Why so I have to be different? I use the pea method and then smear it all around and then scrape off the excess. The thing is, I put it on the heat sink, not the cpu. That way I have all the room I need to get it just right with no interference from all the other things close by like the case. I can put the cooler between my knees and just do it.

The good thing about smearing/spreading it, is you get the TIM in to the micro pores of thr IHS and or HS, of course it should be an even thin application. I think of it like this, you mix up some mortar/cement and press it to the floor with a trowel. Then you take another blob of mortar and spread it hard on to the floor. Now which blob of mortar do you think will be harder to chisel up? The blob that was only pressed down will chisel up easier because not as much surface area is in actual contact (on a micro level). Hear we are talking about thermal transfer rather than bond strength, but the principle of application in this comparison is somewhat similar. It is about mating each component with as much surface area as possible for any given area..
Edited by pshootr - 3/23/15 at 9:26pm
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