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I have a new zalman lq320 and my cpu runs extremely hot

 

on stock with turbo boost it would run at 68 hottest core, stock without turbo and underoffset 0.03 i get in the 50's, and at 4.2 i get in high 70's

 

why is this happening?

 

 

Also it would be great if one of you knows the answer to my other couple questions. how do i set the pump speed at about 50% without having it change? i am using ai suite and you cant set it to 50% and have it stay without having the rpm spike up at hot temps.

 

secondly, it sound like there is air in the pump, like a bunch of really fast clicking, how can i get rid of this?

Thanks cheers.gif

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Air bubbles go away after awhile. I have an Antec620 that I had on my GPU.

Pump speed @ 50, not recommended. Attach it to the motherboard but I think once the air normalizes and there's no more noise, keeping it plugged into the PSU for a solid 12v is necessary. At least that's my experience.


As for heat on your CPU? I wouldn't have as much of an idea since I have a 3570k
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Air bubbles go away after awhile. I have an Antec620 that I had on my GPU.

Pump speed @ 50, not recommended. Attach it to the motherboard but I think once the air normalizes and there's no more noise, keeping it plugged into the PSU for a solid 12v is necessary. At least that's my experience.


As for heat on your CPU? I wouldn't have as much of an idea since I have a 3570k
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first things first, don't use AI Suite to do any overclock. That software is junk and it would nothing but ruin your system. Use the bios to overclock.
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first things first, don't use AI Suite to do any overclock. That software is junk and it would nothing but ruin your system. Use the bios to overclock.

i was using bios to oc, was (not anymore) using ai suite for fans

 

currently it runs at 1.240v, 4.2ghz, and maxing at 78C... mad.gif

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first things first, don't use AI Suite to do any overclock. That software is junk and it would nothing but ruin your system. Use the bios to overclock.
i was using bios to oc, was (not anymore) using ai suite for fans

currently it runs at 1.240v, 4.2ghz, and maxing at 78C... mad.gif

Sounds like high voltage to me + the 3770k doing its job of being hot.
I use 1.248/1.272 for 4.6ghz on my 3570k.

And some user error.

Based on the following, I'm convinced you need to start lower, clock higher, and you'll end up with a better result than 4.2

www.overclock.net/t/1247413/ivy-bridge-overclocking-guide-with-ln2-guide-at-the-end/0_100

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We can see that not only is the temperature decrease having a great effect on the power consumption (representative of leakage), but also an exponential one, as at around -60C on both runs we see a leveling off of the power consumption. However as the temperature rises the increase in power is much more than it is when the temperature is lower. This confirms that the leakage on this CPU is very heavy, we can also see that the leakage is being decreased exponentially as we decrease the temperature.

So how can this help me OC? Well keep this in mind, for every degree you can reduce the temperature of Ivy you are decreasing the leakage at a faster rate than at the degree above it, when you do this you are increasing your opportunity for higher frequency at a much faster rate. So always keep pushing at better temperatures, with Ivy Bridge EVERY degree counts more than the degree above it. At around -60C this effect subsides, so phase change would be a point at which the power scaling starts to end.
~TLDR --> Start with minimal voltage, add frequency, add voltage ONLY AS NEEDED. Right now you're starting at 1.24 which shouldn't be your starting point i think.

Someone else have input on what he should try as starting point? 1.15? 1.2?
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Actually that is quite on par with the system I just built my girlfriend. I put the 3770k in an I-Deluxe (M-ITX) and prodigy with an H100i. I have it up to 4.4 right now, but it hits a whopping 88C after 30 mins of P95. I kind of did a "quick and dirty" overclock, so I still have some tweaking left to do. However, when I was at 4.2 I was in the high 70's as well.
    
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that is really weird because i was able to hit 4.4 i believe at about the same temps with a hyper 212 evo

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anyone else have any other solutions?

 

after looking at this i think there is something wrong...

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/h100i-elc240-seidon-240m-lq320,3380-12.html

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anyone else have any other solutions?

after looking at this i think there is something wrong...
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/h100i-elc240-seidon-240m-lq320,3380-12.html

That graph is over ambient, meaning if it was 30C ambient, then the H100i had the 3960X running at 72C (30C + 42C).
    
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