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post #2101 of 3109
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Sorry guys. Both about no updates and not checking in with everybody else's logs i usually follow. My family did the Easter thing yesterday, and i've been spending all my other time troubleshooting like crazy. I've been trying to figure it out with Arne Saknussemm on the ROG forums and Raja in PM here.

 

Finally at like 8am this morning before i went to sleep i broke down my mobo loop :sad-smile

 

I drained it, and unscrewed all the fittings from the blocks, but i kept each run connected to itself so i don't have completely redo it later. I really need to just start listening to Wermad and saving myself some time. He told me it didn't sound like the PSU and it wasn't. He said i should just break down the loop and try just wc'ing my cpu, and i held off as long as i could, but i still had to do it. I always end up going the long way around... =\

 

But since i couldn't bring myself to actually undo my acrylic loop til i should've already been sleeping, all my blocks are still sitting on my board with stop plugs in em. I think it's either probly the way my VRM block's mounted, bad memory, or something on the board burned up. Raja told me 00 usually means CPU or Memory. My CPU was working great before, but i could've pushed it too hard when i was trying some 125 BCLK's. I'd actually be relieved if i could know for sure it was the CPU, because i bought the Intel Tuning Plan Warranty just in case i did something like that

 

Raja had me try setting my XMP profile in bios and then lowering my ram to 1333Mhz, then setting CPU Current Capability to 180%. I passed two Realbench Stress Tests, then like 20 minutes later in idle my pc dropped back into a bootloop

    
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Good luck on the awful RMAs, again
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Yeah i'm praying to god that i don't have to rma the board back to asus. I'll be testing more today to try to pinpoint the problem more. All i've really figured out for sure so far is that it's not the PSU and it has nothing to do with how the ram blocks were mounted.

 

I may have cut the thermal pads too thin on the vrm's or coils. That would also be good news and hopefully an easy fix unless damage was done. The pads on the coils are really just to prevent shorts, and this seems like it could be a short. I'm gonna mount all the stock heatsinks back on today, and if that doesn't fix it i'm gonna have to start playing musical dimm slots with my ram. 

    
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post #2104 of 3109
The be stock heatsinks should be fine for now. So, indications point towards the mb?
post #2105 of 3109
Thread Starter 

Right now i think they do. But there's still too many variables. When i have the stock heatsinks mounted again, then i can test my ram and dimm slots 1 by 1, that'll narrow it way down for me.

 

My hesitation was more about breaking down my loop cuz i loved the way it looked. I'm first gonna try just replacing the mobo block with the stock heatsinks and keeping my ram as it is. That should let me know if i did a bad mount with my VRM or PCH block. If that doesn't work, then i test memory. If still no luck then it's either the cpu or board. 

 

Mega Man also recommended that i try using a new CMOS battery. I didn't think that could cause instability once the board was powered on already, but it's another cheap thing to try. 

 

If i have to wait for too many more rma's, x99 and Pirate Islands are gonna be out by the time i get my board booted up successfully =\


Edited by kpoeticg - 4/20/14 at 4:29pm
    
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post #2106 of 3109
Lol, then you'll run into more headaches tongue.gif. Just concentrate on this one. As typical with Intel, marginal increase s are in store.
post #2107 of 3109
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Marginal on mainstream, remember they skipped a chipset refresh for IB-E tho. So i'm expecting to be real pissed off if everybody's enjoying their Rampage V's with DDR4, and all those Sata/USB 3 ports if i haven't at least had a little fun with my pc by then lol.

    
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Intel keeps profits with marginal improvements due to the lack of serious competition in this sector.
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Intel keeps profits with marginal improvements due to the lack of serious competition in this sector.

Amen to this... no real big jump side the Duo CPU's to me!!!
post #2110 of 3109
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Yeah that's why they got away with releasing IB-E with no chipset or socket refresh. Blah. Intel can do whatever they damn well please. They're too focused on the mobile side of things. They probly already have the next 6 years worth of Desktop innovations just sitting in a drawer lazily releasing them as they feel like it

 

Should i bother cleaning and reapplying TIM to the PCH and CPU again just for some testing? They both have Gelid on em already...

    
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