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post #1721 of 10491
Ended up figuring it out - previous PSU issue did something funky to motherboard. Flashed a new bios and finally got some drives to register. Then I found out two drives I used for my gaming raid were fried. :/

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post #1722 of 10491
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Another revision tonight. Exchanged the Hyper 212 EVO for the Xigmatek Dark Knight Nighthawk Edition that I won in a drawing here on OCN. My rig has been a year in the making, and I consider it to finally be done. (except tracking down an identical fan for P/P)

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Looked like you had your soundcard in your PCIE_1 slot? Don't you want your GTX 670 to reap the benefits of PCIE @ x16 opposed to 8?
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Looked like you had your soundcard in your PCIE_1 slot? Don't you want your GTX 670 to reap the benefits of PCIE @ x16 opposed to 8?

It's an X79 board. The top two are x16 the bottom is x8 (40 lanes total). My card is plugged into the 2nd x16 slot even though it looks like it's in the bottom x8. It's all good.
Edited by Ramsey77 - 3/30/13 at 8:39pm
 
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Looked like you had your soundcard in your PCIE_1 slot? Don't you want your GTX 670 to reap the benefits of PCIE @ x16 opposed to 8?


the difference between x16 and x8 is very small! almost unnoticeable in fact!
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can i join the club?
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I seem to be in the minority that has stuck to aircooling an XB redface.gif
But I'm happy with my temperatures, even with a 4.3GHz overclock running on 1.3x volts because my motherboard is cheap and doesn't support manual vcore, only dvid offsetting mad.gif
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post #1727 of 10491
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I seem to be in the minority that has stuck to aircooling an XB redface.gif
But I'm happy with my temperatures, even with a 4.3GHz overclock running on 1.3x volts because my motherboard is cheap and doesn't support manual vcore, only dvid offsetting mad.gif

Yeah, I'm there with ya. I like the simplicity of Air Cooling, and the way I have my XB set up, it's totally silent until I start to game/bench so I can't really complain about the fan noise. thumb.gif
 
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post #1728 of 10491
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Yeah, I'm there with ya. I like the simplicity of Air Cooling, and the way I have my XB set up, it's totally silent until I start to game/bench so I can't really complain about the fan noise. thumb.gif
I had to cheat to get down to where the loudest fan is the GPU on idle by wiring the front intake and rear 80mm fans to a rocker switch I can just flip off and on if I feel like it biggrin.gif

The only "loud" fans are the front 120s I swapped in, they're rated at 37 but I think they're closer to 40... I should get new pictures.
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Yeah, I'm there with ya. I like the simplicity of Air Cooling, and the way I have my XB set up, it's totally silent until I start to game/bench so I can't really complain about the fan noise. thumb.gif

I went mostly air. Only liquid is in a corsair H80 for the CPU.
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post #1730 of 10491
Ramsey, what are your cpu temps at idle and load, btw that's a clean build u have, looks very nice!
   
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