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It's been know in the RIVE club thread that after 4.8Ghz the VRM's tend to throttle (and cause instability) unless you attach some small heatsinks to the back plate of the VRM block/heatsink. They get pretty hot back there as well, and the block on the front side does not help much in that regard.

You can use something like, but not limited to, this.

Here's are some examples of guys who did that:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1151946/lightbox/post/20158453/id/1505408
http://www.overclock.net/t/1151946/lightbox/post/19997596/id/1467933
http://www.overclock.net/t/1151946/lightbox/post/19997518/id/1253830
http://www.overclock.net/t/1151946/lightbox/post/19945810/id/1454452
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post #22 of 25
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Yeah i'm at 4,9 atm, getting 1,42max vcore in crysis 3 and 1,440 in linpack

temps are a bit off in linpack (~77°) so i'm not sure i want to push it any further : P
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post #23 of 25
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Scorpion667 View Post

It's been know in the RIVE club thread that after 4.8Ghz the VRM's tend to throttle (and cause instability) unless you attach some small heatsinks to the back plate of the VRM block/heatsink. They get pretty hot back there as well, and the block on the front side does not help much in that regard.

You can use something like, but not limited to, this.

Here's are some examples of guys who did that:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1151946/lightbox/post/20158453/id/1505408
http://www.overclock.net/t/1151946/lightbox/post/19997596/id/1467933
http://www.overclock.net/t/1151946/lightbox/post/19997518/id/1253830
http://www.overclock.net/t/1151946/lightbox/post/19945810/id/1454452

Crashed in BF3, think i'm just going to have to buy one of those mad.gif
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Crashed in BF3, think i'm just going to have to buy one of those mad.gif

just bump it down to 48 and go from there
post #25 of 25
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yea i'll try to tweak stuff a bit

thanks a lot anyway, dropped vcore and temps at 4,8 anyhow, pretty happy
i'll let you know how it goes smile.gif
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