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Doh!!! It looks like I have to take my entire x58 rig apart and pull the board out to do a hard mod for the Westmere CPU's.... frown.gif I don't think I can get the iron in the tight spaces around the blocks to solder the two places I have to on the x58 classified 760 V1.0. rolleyes.gif That sucks.... so much for an "easy" upgrade lol.

For anyone that has an x58 classy 759 or 760 V1.0 here are the pins that have to be shorted:


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What does that enable?
    
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What does that enable?

The use of Westmere CPU's (the hexcores we are talking about that have dual QPI links) on the older x58 classy boards like mine cheers.gif. You also have to have the newest version 83 BIOS from EVGA as well.
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Someone posted no on the Poll!!! Grab your pitchforks and torches gents! Were going huntin tonight! #huntingtonight
    
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I wasn't on the forum to see those thread and it being locked etc.

So i'm going to assume this is a recent change or the rules have changed for this stuff recently.

But no point trying to figure what there reasons are only the mods know. My point was just to let you know there are still helpful members on the that forum and I certainly don't blame anyone on OCN for feeling the way they do about it.

I don't want to take this thread off topic tho so no more mention of anandtech from me.

Where can I find the rules for this forum?

Rules are here, they are very relaxed here. thumb.gif

http://www.overclock.net/a/terms-of-service
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Kana 1:50pm It sems that Prime95 hanged ("Prime95 Stopped Working"), How do I find out how far into it that it stopped? The Max Temps it hit were 75C Crash (Click to show)

Code:
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:   APPCRASH
  Application Name:     prime95.exe
  Application Version:  27.9.1.0
  Application Timestamp:        50c8c9bb
  Fault Module Name:    prime95.exe
  Fault Module Version: 27.9.1.0
  Fault Module Timestamp:       50c8c9bb
  Exception Code:       c0000005
  Exception Offset:     000000000026a1cd
  OS Version:   6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4
  Locale ID:    1033
  Additional Information 1:     9246
  Additional Information 2:     92462e9b0fad0bde9f3f83798773ec27
  Additional Information 3:     f9ba
  Additional Information 4:     f9ba891a550138f68b677cf5c901588e
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
[Wed Mar 05 09:13:33 2014]
FATAL ERROR: Rounding was 0.5, expected less than 0.4
Hardware failure detected, consult stress.txt file.
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I doubt you need more than 6Gb of RAM. My quadcore has 6gb and even with over 100 processes running & 20 web pages open, while transcoding a video, it peaks at 5Gb used. If you want to add 6Gb more, that's more than enough, so $60 & be done with it. As far as V core, doesn't your board have a setting for offset voltage instead of fixed, or dynamic? Works best here when I offset +.3 volts to stock. Voltage is dynamic & when CPU needs it, it gets up to 1.46 volts, but when not under load, pulls less & creates less heat.
Yeah but I def need more ram, I will look into another 3x2GB I guess... I could go 3 x 4GB
Not Sure maybe Kana knows about the dynamic... Anyone know? So I will up the Vcore a bit and see if that changes anything.

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Originally Posted by kpforce1 View Post

I don't have my xeon yet and I hope the IMC is improved from the first gen i7's. My experience was if you run 6x2GB sticks of RAM you will more than likely have to up mess with some voltages. On my 920 I had to up VRAM and VTT voltages for 6 sticks vs 3. HOWEVER, that was 2000+ Mhz and much more stressful on components than 1600... not to mention on a quad core. @ 1600-1800Mhz the only issues I've see on the 920 is when using larger capacity sticks (4GB+) and 6 of them.

I am assuming here: Given that servers tend to run MUCH more RAM than the average power user (all be it @ 1333Mhz vs 1600+), I think the Xeon's IMC would be much better with driving more (and larger) RAM modules than the 1st gen i7's did. That is an assumption though because I cannont test my x5650 yet frown.gif. I have two sets of Ripjaw 1600Mhz (6 sticks of 4GB) and that will be a good test for the hexcore. My 920 looses RAM modules when I try anything more than 1760Mhz no matter what kind of voltages and tweaking I do.


Wait you have extra ram then? 6 x 2 and 6 x 4gb? Shoot me a message I would be interested! :-P

Gigabyte says:
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6 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 24 GB of system memory(Note 1)
Dual/3 channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2200/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules
Support for non-ECC memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

Does this mean I cant get 8 x 3 gb? Right now my timings are 7-8-7-22
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It sounds like to me the anandtech mods would much rather act like children and help the misinformation being spread on those forums

Yeah they were talking about hits and how it's ranked high. It's obviously for profit and I don't want any of my content or work there. Some users have spoken to me about how they get rid of helpful topics and simply locks them. Of course I learned of this after the fact.
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Someone posted no on the Poll!!! Grab your pitchforks and torches gents! Were going huntin tonight! #huntingtonight

LOL it changed to (2) No votes now. I put hard work into this review. Seriously everyday after work I was typing on it and benchmarking like hell. My gf was looking at me sideways because I was so into the Hex cores. I'm definitely grabbing my pitchfork and torch lol.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lionvibez View Post

I wasn't on the forum to see those thread and it being locked etc.

So i'm going to assume this is a recent change or the rules have changed for this stuff recently.

But no point trying to figure what there reasons are only the mods know. My point was just to let you know there are still helpful members on the that forum and I certainly don't blame anyone on OCN for feeling the way they do about it.

I don't want to take this thread off topic tho so no more mention of anandtech from me.

I completely understand that their are helpful members there. I was one of them. Also they changed the rules LITERALLY after they locked my topics. The same day there was a update. Imagine my surprise coming home from work seeing my topic locked due to infractions. Then the mod tells me to check the rules, only to see that the rules were updated the same day. BS if you ask me. I've asked them nicely to remove my content and now I'm simply going to have to take matters into my own hands.
    
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Apparently my chip is taking a trip 'round the U.S.: from Texas to Mississippi to Kentucky.
..And meanwhile, in China, my motherboard is apparently being handed around in Hong Kong.
I don't even.. kookoo.gif
    
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Yeah they were talking about hits and how it's ranked high. It's obviously for profit and I don't want any of my content or work there. Some users have spoken to me about how they get rid of helpful topics and simply locks them. Of course I learned of this after the fact.
LOL it changed to (2) No votes now. I put hard work into this review. Seriously everyday after work I was typing on it and benchmarking like hell. My gf was looking at me sideways because I was so into the Hex cores. I'm definitely grabbing my pitchfork and torch lol.
I completely understand that their are helpful members there. I was one of them. Also they changed the rules LITERALLY after they locked my topics. The same day there was a update. Imagine my surprise coming home from work seeing my topic locked due to infractions. Then the mod tells me to check the rules, only to see that the rules were updated the same day. BS if you ask me. I've asked them nicely to remove my content and now I'm simply going to have to take matters into my own hands.
I have been on anandtech since 1999, its a good community however, I have been using OCN for the last year and am def more involved here. I also use Hardforum. I just find the community here a lot more helpful. Not to say hardforum and anandtech are bad just each has its own purposes
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Apparently my chip is taking a trip 'round the U.S.: from Texas to Mississippi to Kentucky.
..And meanwhile, in China, my motherboard is apparently being handed around in Hong Kong.
I don't even.. kookoo.gif

Maybe they knew that your name here was Time of Doom... Not going to lie thats a really funny post.

PRIME95
Failed again after 1 hr. It ran for about 3 hrs last night. Now only 1 hr set to the the highest settings. If I change the ram usage to 13000m on Prime95 it seems to run for countless hours. Interesting no? Is it possible its a ram setting? Temps hovered around 60-70C

RAM

Got a great deal on the ebay for $34 for 3x2GB of the same ram I have. Should be here Monday, anything I should know about how this should be run? Looser timings, etc?
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Intel Burn test ran 15 threads no problem

Prime 95 is failing after 1-2 hrs raised Vcore not much of a difference. Its stopping on a worker, not getting a BSOD, is it possible its a mem timings issue?
Prime Error (Click to show)
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: prime95.exe
Application Version: 27.9.1.0
Application Timestamp: 50c8c9bb
Fault Module Name: prime95.exe
Fault Module Version: 27.9.1.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 50c8c9bb
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000000000044ed45
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 2fda
Additional Information 2: 2fdaafef519ecd37ee530e10e7a5537a
Additional Information 3: 57a8
Additional Information 4: 57a8c7ccd202b601859a7195a28d3c2c

Just changed Load Line to level 2
Lowered QPI VTT from 1.35 to 1.335
IO Core to 1.2 from 1.1
ICH Core to 1.2 from 1.1

Disabled Virtualization Technology.

Other programs seem to be fine, do you think its a memory thing or just need more vcore?
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