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Alright, I found that Evga Precision must have been the cause of the problem, I uninstalled it and the zotac card has been running unigine valley for about 10mins now, nice. thumb.gif
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I don't know if anyone else has tried this, but on my Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 I popped another 4GB in slot #2, so slots #1,#2,#3,#5 with 4GB in each of the same ram (Crucial Ballistix 1600 MHZ ) and voila, my system is now running 16 GB ram. I had no idea if it would work, but I had some extra ram after 6x4GB failed. The ram is ever so slightly over-overclocked at 1667 MHZ(166 BCLK x 10x Memory multi).
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The board also plays a big part. For example if I throw my chip in my P6T or Asrock Extreme it needs a lot more voltage.

On my Deluxe v2 4ghz is stable at ~1.2v, 4.2 is stable at around 1.25, and 4.4 needs 1.325v.

On the P6T and Asrock it needs nearly .05v more all around, the P6T needs slightly less voltage than the Asrock. I couldn't even get 4.4ghz stable at under 80c on those boards, it needed more than 1.35v and temps were already too high for my taste.

So i guess my limiting part is not the x5670, but my p6t vanilla.
I can report the same feedback. 4.4 is not reachable here at any safe voltage, 4.2 is working fine but really on the limit of the safe voltage.

Did you have problems with the Jmicron onboard controller when overclocking?
Mine recently is disconnecting the HD randomly when used for about 1 hour. The intel one works fine instead.
I'm still wondering if there is any way to make the Jmicron stable (what should I overvolt?)
 
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So i guess my limiting part is not the x5670, but my p6t vanilla.
I can report the same feedback. 4.4 is not reachable here at any safe voltage, 4.2 is working fine but really on the limit of the safe voltage.

Did you have problems with the Jmicron onboard controller when overclocking?
Mine recently is disconnecting the HD randomly when used for about 1 hour. The intel one works fine instead.
I'm still wondering if there is any way to make the Jmicron stable (what should I overvolt?)

Hmm, not sure. I've disabled that controller in the bios as I don't use it.

Just swapped my Deluxe v2 with a P6T6 Revolution as it was at a price I couldn't pass up, working well so far... other than Win10 deactivating on me. They threw in a ES 965 that wasn't in the listing as well. smile.gif
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I don't know if anyone else has tried this, but on my Gigabyte GA-X58-USB3 I popped another 4GB in slot #2, so slots #1,#2,#3,#5 with 4GB in each of the same ram (Crucial Ballistix 1600 MHZ ) and voila, my system is now running 16 GB ram. I had no idea if it would work, but I had some extra ram after 6x4GB failed. The ram is ever so slightly over-overclocked at 1667 MHZ(166 BCLK x 10x Memory multi).

The x58 can run dual channel just fine. When running 4 modules, just run the modules in their respective dimm slots. You can run 2x8gb as dual channel too.

The Truth about i7 (1366) memory, both dual channel vs tri channel
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Heads-up:

"Exciting news: Gravitational Waves detected!
We want to share our excitement about the first-ever direct detection of gravitational waves! The event happened right before the beginning of the first observing run of the advanced LIGO detectors, on 14 September 2015. The waves were generated as two black holes merged into a single black hole about 1.3 billion light years from Earth. In astronomy units this is 410 Mpc, approximately 10% of the way across the visible Universe!

Just as exciting: this is also the first-ever observation of binary black holes. In fact, since black holes are black, and emit no light or electromagnetic radiation, this is the only way we can see them.

Did Einstein@Home play any role in this? No, it didn’t. The signal in the instrument lasted only about 1/4 of a second. It’s not a continuous-wave signal like the type that Einstein@Home has been searching for. But since the observing run ended in mid January, we have been preparing the data to start a new low-frequency all-sky search for continuous gravitational waves. We are now starting to run this on Einstein@Home, so please sign up your computers and disable their sleep mode! In the next months we will extend the frequency range of the continuous waves all-sky searches, target interesting point sources and we are also gearing up to perform broader surveys for binary black hole mergers.

Bruce Allen
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I've actually dialled the OC back to 3.3 for now, and downclocked my GPUs too - I can now run BOINC with the fans on minimum 24/7 smile.gif

We have all this computing power - let's use it!
Edited by gofasterstripes - 2/12/16 at 5:10am
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The x58 can run dual channel just fine. When running 4 modules, just run the modules in their respective dimm slots. You can run 2x8gb as dual channel too.

The Truth about i7 (1366) memory, both dual channel vs tri channel

See, I'm running 4 modules, but in triple channel mode, as per this quote from the Gigabyte Manual:

When enabling 3 Channel mode with three, four or six modules, it is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used. When enabling 3 Channel mode with three memory modules, be sure to install them in the DDR3_1, DDR3_3 and DDR3_5 sockets. When enabling 3 Channel mode with four memory modules, be sure to install them in the DDR3_1, DDR3_2, DDR3_3 and DDR3_5 sockets.
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As you say, this is allowed. I think its called Flex mode. IIRC its more like dual channel - you may wish to check its not affected performance
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Yes, intel dis some interesting stuff with how the ram is configured depending on how it is installed. I can only assume it is operating in tri-channel with the 3 modules (slots A1-B1-C1), then switching asynchronously to the 4th dimm in slot A2. So the system should operate at tri-channel up to 12gb utilization. But as soon as the system needs to utilize that 4th dimm capacity, like 12.1Gb to 16Gb, it will not be accessing the remaining capacity in tri-channel mode.

I think the way flex mode works is for different capacity modules installed. So lets say you have 3 modules installed in x58 for tri-channel, and 2 modules are 4gb while the 3rd is 8gb, tri-channel should work spanned across 3 modules, but only at 12gb because the 3rd module will have 4Gb of its 8gb working in tri-channel, and thw other 4Gb is used asynchronous when needed.

I will add that Ive never run x58 in the above configs. So I've never seen it in action. So feel free to chime with more info, or to make corrections on what I stated. I will get some sources too.

update: found the source I was looking for:

Read this from Intel's site: Desktop Boards - "Single and Multi-Channel Memory Modes"

I snipped Tri-channel and flex mode info:
Tri_Channel_zpsmixbjz0b.png

Flex_Mode_zpsa5ssgnqw.png
Edited by ericeod - 2/12/16 at 9:07am
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So, this 4GB stick is starting to sound like the last .5 GB in my GTX 970s. smile.gif

How would I go about testing the speed? My CPU benches are the same, as is 3Dmark, but I expected that. I'd think I would need to get past 12.1GB RAM usage, and I'd need it to be apples to apples.
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