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That is amazing for a 920. Good job!
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Def very impressive for a 920. I never tried taking mine past 4.5. Iooks like I may have to give it a go just because biggrin.gif What voltages did you end up running to get that clock? What kind of memory and at what speed?

I remember when I was seeing how high of a BCLK my board and 920 would hit and it was around what yours is at cheers.gif I just never bumped the voltage and multiplier up to get 4.8-4.9 thumb.gif
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You know if you make the move to xplane rather than FSX then you can have multiple rigs all networked together for a very high performance setup... If you really wanted to you can get FAA certified versions and drive 6-DOF platforms, all the switches, displays and axes you can throw at it and done projection systems... You seem to know what you're doing though so I'm guessing you've discarded that option a long time ago!

Really? Like as in combined/distrubuted computing?
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Oh man, love this thread. It has been a while since I have seen someone get "creative" like you did with your watercooling setup. Those are amazing clocks on a 920, bravo sir!
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Originally Posted by pharcycle View Post

You know if you make the move to xplane rather than FSX then you can have multiple rigs all networked together for a very high performance setup... If you really wanted to you can get FAA certified versions and drive 6-DOF platforms, all the switches, displays and axes you can throw at it and done projection systems... You seem to know what you're doing though so I'm guessing you've discarded that option a long time ago!

Sounds great. Didn't like the X-plane 10 demo. Sticking with FSX for now. Will get P3D V2.0 whenever that appears. If it comes out before I upgrade my hardware It might run maxed out on my current hardware at high FPS. But thanks for the option.
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Listen guys thanks again for all the advice and support. I am just a flight simulator fan and the little I know about overclocking is to serve that interest. Its a shame that I have so little time and the cold weather is all but over because I am sure with your help I could probably get this thing a bit higher sometimes it is below -20 here :-) but not again until january :-( Anyway all of the relvant bios setting are in the word doc attached to last post with the screen shoots. the hardware list in my signature is up to date except the HDDS. I dropped the RAID and currently use WD Raptors one for OS and the Other for FSX. I don't expect this system to reach 6 ghz what I said was that I will buy the best available hardware in the Fall of 2013 and using my garage as a freezer try to get as close to 6ghz as I can at zub-zero temps.Here is a few pictures of the beast.

And thanks again

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Wow dude that is impressive. I have been playing with my i7-920 too. I don't have those nice cold temps you have! I do have my rig in the balcony and here is San Diego I am seeing temps in the 50's at night but, that is not enough to keep temps down!!

I will be looking at your bios setting. This is the best I could do with my settings. Just to validate no actual load
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post #58 of 77
Man you guys have some great chips.
My 920 tops out at 4Ghz(1.325V)
Anything higher than that is unstable,no matter the voltage.I played around with voltages(even tried 1.55V once) and i couldn't get a stable 4.4Ghz or even 4.2Ghz.
The processor is lapped(it made a huge difference) so even though i am on air the temps were not very high at ,1.45(just around 80c on the cores) but for for some reason it always crashes after a few minutes of lynx/prime 95

Anyways,congrats on the oc thumb.gif
Edited by John Shepard - 2/27/13 at 12:53pm
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Man you guys have some great chips.
My 920 tops out at 4Ghz(1.325V)
Anything higher than that is unstable,no matter the voltage.

Anyways,congrats on the oc:thumb:

Same here. I was an early adopter (C0 stepping).

I had to kick it to the curb for Sandy Bridge though.
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Really? Like as in combined/distrubuted computing?

well.... distributed in the sense of using one computer per monitor and combining to create large spans of screens with their offsets for multi display setups... Bit like eyefinity but as you're duplicating the complete hardware you don't get any loss in performance with the large resolution... just a loss of liquidity! You can spit the data out to multiple instances of Xplane across a network so have say 4x for displays, 1x for an instructor console and another as a control platforms to drive a servo'd platform. It runs under linux and there are certainly versions of linux that can work as a distributed system (all current supercomputers employ this method for example) but I've not heard about xplane running like that.

Xplane employs a numerical method to calculate the aerodynamic forces on small 'finite elements' of the wings, fuselage etc (called blade elements - hence blade element theory) so it is more computationally intensive than FSX (which looks up tabulated parameters of how the aircraft behaves). This means XPlane can be used to predict the behaviour of new wing designs as well as more accurately model flight behaviour outside of stable flight (stalls, vortex ring states, etc). Xplane even comes with a wing modelling package so you can enter your own geometry for it to model and contains the surface maps of Mars so you can fly your planes there... should you want to... and give it rockets of course!

But, the graphics aren't quite as sweet as Microsofts offering so it depends what you want really
 
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