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Really the only real advantage to the 100 strap is that you can use adaptive voltage with it. If you go with any of the other strap options, you can use offset voltage but it is not as good as the adaptive.

Feel free to redirect me to the other threads if this isn't the right place, but I'll just ask here since I thought of it based on what you wrote.

Why is there any connection between which strap you choose and the ability to use adaptive voltage? Is there some design reason for that?

Speaking of adaptive voltage, I'm a little baffled by the UEFI display for setting that up. Is this right: the first setting is the basic offset for all times other than full load or turbo, and the extra setting is an additional offset that will be added when the cpu is at full load or in turbo mode? Does that get applied per core or across the board?

What I would have hoped for is, I boot into UEFI settings, I go to the cpu voltage area, and I would see a display of what voltage the cpu will be given if I don't change the current setting. Instead we don't have access to that information (except by repeated testing of similar or identical situations and keeping extensive notes on hand). What you see when you're looking at the UEFI settings display is just the voltage the cores are getting right now while you're in that settings screen, which has little to do with what it will be given under load later. So how are you supposed to set this stuff, just by keeping really detailed notes and then just changing a tiny bit at a time?

I'm used to the X58 era, where the BIOS shows you what the default will be, then you can work off of that default number and add some to it. Of course I realize adaptive is even better than offset, but I thought we would be shown the base we're working from instead of just being sort of up-in-the-air? Maybe I'm missing something.
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I'm getting a lot farther tonight than before. Reached 4323 cpu with 2882 DDR4. Interesting 3:2 ratio between cpu and DRAM, I wonder if that alone made it more stable than some of the other nearby trials that i made.

These numbers don't sound like much (and I've been able to get the cpu to 4.6 when I ignore the RAM at 2133). But have to say, for the benefit of anyone who hasn't gotten moving on the X99 and Haswell-E platform yet... the FEEL difference between 2800 and 2400 is intense, it almost feels twice as fast. There must be some kind of threshold in there where the memory starts keeping up with or ahead of the rest of the platform and OS more than before. Compared to running at 2400 earlier today, the mouse and mouse pointer feel buttery-smooth and interacting with pretty much any user interface elements (especially when working in Photoshop, interacting with filter controls and whatnot) the feeling of this rig is just such a joy. If I ever boost this memory all the way to its rated 3200 I will be one happy guy.

The overall package feels a lot better at these speeds than it did with the cpu up to 4.5-4.6 but the RAM only 2400ish. So now I really look forward to cutting some of the memory latency timers by 1 if I can.

... it's been several years since I had a computer where merely using it, for anything at all, was such a joy like this. I wish the parts were more affordable so more people could experience this. My friends still think computers are a drag, something that you always have to wait around for.
Edited by SkiMountaineer - 10/21/14 at 5:48am
post #293 of 4083
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Originally Posted by SkiMountaineer View Post

Feel free to redirect me to the other threads if this isn't the right place, but I'll just ask here since I thought of it based on what you wrote.

Hello

As Canis-X has previously wrote there is a large amount of info in the ASUS X99 Official support thread.
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Good thinking, thanks, and I'll follow it for a while.
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What I found so far was that I couldn't get the board to even POST when I turned off the XMP profile and tried to go manual. It was actually only when i DID use XMP that I was able to get somewhere (currently playing around at 4375 cpu and 2750 RAM, experimenting with trying to get cpu voltage lower, ideally much lower, than the 1.312v that the auto circuits are giving it. That's too hot for below 4.4GHz.)

So the problem was probably that when I went all-manual I just didn't set enough memory settings, or I left the wrong ones where they stood after XMP instead of starting back from optimized defaults. Or something like that. All I know is that every time I tried, manual memory timings led me to zero action at all and I had to use the MemOK! button again. But I'm no expert on DDR4 so I was probably missing a few things.

I will scope those other threads for some idea of good timings to use to push past 2750 on my 3200-rated DDR4, knowing that it still might top out below 3200 thanks to TDP issues etc.

When switching from a XMP profile to manually configuring your RAM settings you should clear your CMOS to ensure that the XMP profile settings are completely cleared out.

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Feel free to redirect me to the other threads if this isn't the right place, but I'll just ask here since I thought of it based on what you wrote.
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Why is there any connection between which strap you choose and the ability to use adaptive voltage? Is there some design reason for that?

Speaking of adaptive voltage, I'm a little baffled by the UEFI display for setting that up. Is this right: the first setting is the basic offset for all times other than full load or turbo, and the extra setting is an additional offset that will be added when the cpu is at full load or in turbo mode? Does that get applied per core or across the board?

What I would have hoped for is, I boot into UEFI settings, I go to the cpu voltage area, and I would see a display of what voltage the cpu will be given if I don't change the current setting. Instead we don't have access to that information (except by repeated testing of similar or identical situations and keeping extensive notes on hand). What you see when you're looking at the UEFI settings display is just the voltage the cores are getting right now while you're in that settings screen, which has little to do with what it will be given under load later. So how are you supposed to set this stuff, just by keeping really detailed notes and then just changing a tiny bit at a time?

I'm used to the X58 era, where the BIOS shows you what the default will be, then you can work off of that default number and add some to it. Of course I realize adaptive is even better than offset, but I thought we would be shown the base we're working from instead of just being sort of up-in-the-air? Maybe I'm missing something.

@Praz I believe gave a pretty good explanation of this functionality in the ASUS X99 Official support thread, I would get real familiar with this thread and the info contained within. It has really simplified things for me and made my move from SB-E to HW-E much less painful. smile.gif
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I'm getting a lot farther tonight than before. Reached 4323 cpu with 2882 DDR4. Interesting 3:2 ratio between cpu and DRAM, I wonder if that alone made it more stable than some of the other nearby trials that i made.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
These numbers don't sound like much (and I've been able to get the cpu to 4.6 when I ignore the RAM at 2133). But have to say, for the benefit of anyone who hasn't gotten moving on the X99 and Haswell-E platform yet... the FEEL difference between 2800 and 2400 is intense, it almost feels twice as fast. There must be some kind of threshold in there where the memory starts keeping up with or ahead of the rest of the platform and OS more than before. Compared to running at 2400 earlier today, the mouse and mouse pointer feel buttery-smooth and interacting with pretty much any user interface elements (especially when working in Photoshop, interacting with filter controls and whatnot) the feeling of this rig is just such a joy. If I ever boost this memory all the way to its rated 3200 I will be one happy guy.

The overall package feels a lot better at these speeds than it did with the cpu up to 4.5-4.6 but the RAM only 2400ish. So now I really look forward to cutting some of the memory latency timers by 1 if I can.

... it's been several years since I had a computer where merely using it, for anything at all, was such a joy like this. I wish the parts were more affordable so more people could experience this. My friends still think computers are a drag, something that you always have to wait around for.

I started doing some testing last night after bumping my freq up to 2800Mhz and my CR from T2 to T1. I also agree that it felt much snappier and I experienced no crashes while testing. I'm hoping some further tweaking will produce some more gains.
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Hello

As Canis-X has previously wrote there is a large amount of info in the ASUS X99 Official support thread.

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Finally got around to installing the X99-E WS I've had sitting around for a few weeks still wrapped up inside the shipping box.

A few dents, dings and bent fins out of what seems to be an unopened box from Newegg:



^^^The most aggravating and visible ding.

Otherwise, no bent pins or damaged/missing components and she works well with the latest 0606 BIOS, hexa-core (for now mad.gif) E5-1650 v3, and 32GB of Samsung's ECC "M393A1G40DB0-CPB" RDIMMs. So far has done well under my standard 4-core FEA workload, completing a known-good simulation a tiny bit quicker quicker than an E5-1620 at 4.2GHz, all at stock frequencies, for now. The only issue that I ran into is that for some reason, my Quadro K4000 will not display an image in any slot on this board, where it previously worked fine on a C222 and X79-based board. A GTX 970 works fine, however.

My question to the OCN crowd would be: "Would a fairly visible dent or ding as seen above be grounds for you personally to go through the returns process, even if the motherboard works fine?"

At first, I couldn't care less, as long as it worked, but the more I think of it, that is all I can think about. It is like buying a brand-new car and having to put up with a (small) dent in the hood, only one you cannot fix without replacing the whole thing.

Am I wrong to think that the motherboard should arrive dent-free, considering the steep price paid?



In other news, Asus has recently (10/17/2014) updated the RDIMM QVL with Kingston's newest 16GB offerings:
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Kingston KVR21R15D4/16 16GB DDR4-2133 ECC/REG CL15

This DIMM looks to be a bit easier to find out there.
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I feel your sentiment here. Weighing the "this board is obviously damaged" (even in a cosmetic sense of the word) vs. the hassle of RMA'ing it and taking a chance of getting an even worse product back, coupled with the delay of being able to use the new "toy" really is a tough decision. In my situation, I was willing to deal with the heat sink piece that was broken off the VRM and the bent socket pin, but the broken CMOS battery socket was the deal breaker.

Really the choice is up to you, however, if I were in your shoes I would be grateful that it works...LOL. drunken.gif
   
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I feel your sentiment here. Weighing the "this board is obviously damaged" (even in a cosmetic sense of the word) vs. the hassle of RMA'ing it and taking a chance of getting an even worse product back, coupled with the delay of being able to use the new "toy" really is a tough decision. In my situation, I was willing to deal with the heat sink piece that was broken off the VRM and the bent socket pin, but the broken CMOS battery socket was the deal breaker.

Really the choice is up to you, however, if I were in your shoes I would be grateful that it works...LOL. drunken.gif

Yeah, the hassle and time involved, even with an advanced RMA, seems like too much to mess around with for purely cosmetic issues. I am using green-PCB ECC RAM, so it is not like I'll win any awards for good looks! Thank you for your insight, I might just let it go, If my OCD will let me. tongue.gif
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Yeah, the hassle and time involved, even with an advanced RMA, seems like too much to mess around with for purely cosmetic issues. I am using green-PCB ECC RAM, so it is not like I'll win any awards for good looks! Thank you for your insight, I might just let it go, If my OCD will let me. tongue.gif

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Yeah, the hassle and time involved, even with an advanced RMA, seems like too much to mess around with for purely cosmetic issues. I am using green-PCB ECC RAM, so it is not like I'll win any awards for good looks! Thank you for your insight, I might just let it go, If my OCD will let me. tongue.gif

If your board works and it's just a few little nit picks, I'd for sure not bother doing an RMA. Who knows what you might get the second time!!!!
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Is it really possible that 2800 ram feels 'snappier' than 2133/2400? I'm skeptical given the fact that ram is the fastest component in the system, and shouldn't be a bottleneck for any standard OS operations, least of all just moving the mouse around... nerdsmiley.png
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