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Hi everyone.....I am about to build a new system. The last one I built was a 990x on X58 platform and things, especially BIOS have moved on a lot since then.

However to start with, before I start asking about Overclocking...I want to see if anyone can see any potential issues before I start to build. These are the components I have: -

Intel 4930k
Giga-Byte X79-UD3
16GB G.Skill Quad 2400MHZ CL9 (F3-2400C9Q-16GTXD)
Giga-Byte GTX 780 OC
Auzen Prelude 7.1
250GB Samsung 840 Evo SSD
be quiet! Power Zone 1000W PSU
Win 7 64-bit

I have heard there might be a problem with the motherboards compatibility with the 4930k without correct BIOS. Is this right and if so how can I tell if my BIOS is correct or not? I do not own another socket 2011 chip to use to upgrade the BIOS so if this is true, I will sell the UD3 board and get another board that will work out of the box.

If the above is accurate can somebody recommend a good replacement board for 4930k. I don't need any fancy features really, just a fast board with decent overclocking ability (aiming for 5ghz)... I am asking here because there seems to be some uncertainty about the 4930K chip and which boards it works with out of the box.

Anyway sorry for the long post, any help would be brilliant thumb.gif
post #2 of 17

I'm not sure; I just know PSUs these days. Do you plan on having about 3 780s?

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post #3 of 17
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No, just the 1...maybe I'll add a 2nd one later. I will also have 6 x 120mm fan, 2 x 140mm fans, a liquid cpu cooler pump, and another SSD and 5 mechanical hard drives, a blue-ray drive too.

I know 1000w is overkill if that's what you wanted to point out...but I always like to load my PSU around the 60% mark for best efficiency and lowest noise...
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No, just the 1...maybe I'll add a 2nd one later. I will also have 6 x 120mm fan, 2 x 140mm fans, a liquid cpu cooler pump, and another SSD and 5 mechanical hard drives, a blue-ray drive too.

I know 1000w is overkill if that's what you wanted to point out...but I always like to load my PSU around the 60% mark for best efficiency and lowest noise...

 

According to this, you'd get better efficiency with a slightly smaller PSU if you were to have two 780s, perhaps a good 850W PSU:

 

On PSU Efficiency

 

PSU "50% Load" Myth

 

Here's a quick quote that possibly sums it all up:

 

Quote:
So you should get a PSU where your peak draw is around 50% of the PSU's load, right? No, not in most cases. Think about it: 90% of the time your computer will be idling, usually drawing only 75W-200W, depending on the computer. So you want your computer to be very efficient in that power range. Generally, you want your idle power draw to fall into ~30%-40% of the PSU's rated wattage, and your peak power draw to fall into ~70%-80% of the PSU's rated wattage.

 

The exception is with computers that will be under heavy load all the time, such as folding rigs. These should have the extra headroom anyway; a power supply should be chosen so that the computer is drawing ~60% of the PSU's rated wattage under folding power consumption levels. But this does not apply to computers that will be idle most of the time, like 99% are.

 

If you had just one 780, then a good 650-750W PSU would be a good choice.

 

This is all considering a possible ~300W power draw from the 4930K if you overclock it heavily.

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Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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post #5 of 17
Umm.. I'm thinking 5ghz won't be happening on a 4930k even on custom water.. Unless you have a really good golden chip IMO..
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post #6 of 17
I believe there are only 3 boards that ship with either a new bios chip to replace the old one, or a compatible bios for the ivy-e series.

These would include

EVGA DARK
EVGA Classified
Asus Rampage IV Black Edition

I am not positive, but the Asus Rampage IV Extreme might support ivy-e out of the box as well.

EDIT: Also, other than 6 cores... why are you going x79 when you will only end up with 2 780's? (curiosity)
post #7 of 17
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"Quote:
Originally Posted by UberDan View Post

No, just the 1...maybe I'll add a 2nd one later. I will also have 6 x 120mm fan, 2 x 140mm fans, a liquid cpu cooler pump, and another SSD and 5 mechanical hard drives, a blue-ray drive too.

I know 1000w is overkill if that's what you wanted to point out...but I always like to load my PSU around the 60% mark for best efficiency and lowest noise...

According to this, you'd get better efficiency with a slightly smaller PSU if you were to have two 780s, perhaps a good 850W PSU:

On PSU Efficiency

PSU "50% Load" Myth

Here's a quick quote that possibly sums it all up:

Quote:
So you should get a PSU where your peak draw is around 50% of the PSU's load, right? No, not in most cases. Think about it: 90% of the time your computer will be idling, usually drawing only 75W-200W, depending on the computer. So you want your computer to be very efficient in that power range. Generally, you want your idle power draw to fall into ~30%-40% of the PSU's rated wattage, and your peak power draw to fall into ~70%-80% of the PSU's rated wattage.

The exception is with computers that will be under heavy load all the time, such as folding rigs. These should have the extra headroom anyway; a power supply should be chosen so that the computer is drawing ~60% of the PSU's rated wattage under folding power consumption levels. But this does not apply to computers that will be idle most of the time, like 99% are.

If you had just one 780, then a good 650-750W PSU would be a good choice.

This is all considering a possible ~300W power draw from the 4930K if you overclock it heavily."

Yeah thanks for the links, and its all good advice mostly, but I already have the PSU wink.gif It will be fine, I am aiming for low noise over efficiency... hence the be quiet PSU and fans (I didn't mention it but all the fans are also the Be Quiet brand)...I will also use an Antec 920 liquid CPU cooler with the fans replaced by be quiet PWM. This machine is mainly for general day to day stuff, and is also my media centre for movies, TV and music which is why I am aiming for low noise (the graphics card is the quiet version too). However I will be playing games too, and when I do the noise isn't as important. When I say games....I mean MS Flight Simulator with lots of add-ons and mods, and other simulators like Asseto Corsa, Star Citizen etc....but also I like to mod games like Fallout / Skyrim etc.... I rarely play standard games and for some reason I have to spend days modding the crap out of it before I play...Im weird like that ha wink.gif

Anybody know about the Chip and Motherboard compatibility?
Edited by UberDan - 12/5/13 at 3:35am
post #8 of 17
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No, oh OK I wasn't sure actually.....I just presumed that they must have got to that level by now since my old 990x was at 4.7ghz... well whatever is a decent stable overclock is fine for me
post #9 of 17
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Originally Posted by UberDan View Post

Anybody know about the Chip and Motherboard compatibility?

I posted about this
post #10 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zemco999 View Post

I posted about this

Yes and thanks for your help (your post came in as I was writing the other), that's the sort of info I was after actually....... what are EVGA boards like? I never tried one, always been either ASUS or Giga-Byte. Are the robust? I used to break motherboards a lot, and only since using Asus and GB has this stopped smile.gif
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