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Bruce, you should push on ahead. I have no times on weekdays to work on the build. I'm off friday and that's when the fun begins biggrin.gif

If you want to try mixing the two kits, I would try this:

Shut down
Load the 2x 3466 kits
Hold the "MemOK" button until it blinks, kind of like the bios flash
Boot into bios
F10 to save "MemOK" settings
Boot back into bios
Go to Memory tab, note primary -> secondary -> tertiary timings

* find out of both kits you have is single sided memory or double sided. performance will depend on what samsung chips are used, ie E-Die or B-Die. B-Die being preferred.

There's a tab within the advanced memory page with pre-loaded timings for 3200MHz samsung 4x8GB kits 1.5v. I would use this and compare your MemOK timings. This preload timing is based on single sided samsung B-die chips.

From there, tweak your frequency and voltages thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by ruffhi View Post

My motherboard / ram have been running memtest86 for the past 95 hrs ... soooo boring.

ruffbro - memtest86 should only be used to determine if your sticks are bad or not. Stability testing is best practice to use HCI Memtest or Google Stress App Test (requires linux install). With HCI Memtest, it will do a blend between memory and cache stability. You want to shoot for 1000% coverage. With GSAT, it will focus solely on memory with a 2 hour run to secure stability.

GSAT is the preferred method for time sensitive users. HCI is more accessible since it doesn't require a Linux install.

Guide to HCI Memtest & GSAT in this thread: Link
Edited by MR-e - 6/29/16 at 10:27am
post #792 of 3137
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Originally Posted by sexpot View Post

Bruce, you should push on ahead. I have no times on weekdays to work on the build. I'm off friday and that's when the fun begins biggrin.gif

If you want to try mixing the two kits, I would try this:

Shut down
Load the 2x 3466 kits
Hold the "MemOK" button until it blinks, kind of like the bios flash
Boot into bios
F10 to save "MemOK" settings
Boot back into bios
Go to Memory tab, note primary -> secondary -> tertiary timings

* find out of both kits you have is single sided memory or double sided. performance will depend on what samsung chips are used, ie E-Die or B-Die. B-Die being preferred.

There's a tab within the advanced memory page with pre-loaded timings for 3200MHz samsung 4x8GB kits 1.5v. I would use this and compare your MemOK timings. This preload timing is based on single sided samsung B-die chips.

From there, tweak your frequency and voltages thumb.gif
ruffbro - memtest86 should only be used to determine if your sticks are bad or not. Stability testing is best practice to use HCI Memtest or Google Stress App Test (requires linux install). With HCI Memtest, it will do a blend between memory and cache stability. You want to shoot for 1000% coverage. With GSAT, it will focus solely on memory with a 2 hour run to secure stability.

GSAT is the preferred method for time sensitive users. HCI is more accessible since it doesn't require a Linux install.

Guide to HCI Memtest & GSAT in this thread: Link

I'll wait until Friday then, for tweaking memory and CPU.

Dat ROG USB stick is so sweet! tongue.gif

I'm up and running strong!

Who's Next?

Some sort of weird cosmic voodoo is happening here, the new X99 rig is so much more responsive than the Z170, even though the numbers would say the opposite should be true.

And I'm only running stock, memory and CPU stock. I don't quite understand it.



Edited by iBruce - 6/29/16 at 11:09am
     
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Originally Posted by ruffhi View Post

My motherboard / ram have been running memtest86 for the past 95 hrs ... soooo boring.

This man is overly fastidious.

Ya just gotta love him. tongue.gif
     
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What size thumb drive did they give you for the drivers. I am going to guess a 8gb size wise. If they were really generous they should have given you a 32gb size so you can make usb boot OS drive lol biggrin.gif
post #795 of 3137
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^ I think I recall Praz saying the thumb drive is 8GB. I haven't opened my box yet so can't confirm. Edit - Source

Oops, I forgot to mention, vcore max of 1.35v should be used only with water cooling. Air coolers I would top out at 1.25v. When stress testing CPU, keep under 80 degrees celcius.
Edited by MR-e - 6/29/16 at 11:31am
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Actually
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Originally Posted by Rdoxey View Post

What size thumb drive did they give you for the drivers. I am going to guess a 8gb size wise. If they were really generous they should have given you a 32gb size so you can make usb boot OS drive lol biggrin.gif

Likely 16GB since that's become a trend as of late with most Flashdrives.

Generous would be 64GB since both are cheap to manufacture and procure from the Vendors. thumb.gif

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What size thumb drive did they give you for the drivers. I am going to guess a 8gb size wise. If they were really generous they should have give you 32gb lol biggrin.gif

let me check, hold on.

Umm, ROG didn't waste any money on us. tongue.gif


     
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My very firstest HEDT screenshot.

All stock settings, but I'm up and running and this proves it. thumb.gif

Going to take a 2hour break then overclock the 6800K


     
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post #799 of 3137
Dam that is hardly anything for a USB drive thanks Asus lol.

I am going to guess your going to hit at least 4.5ghz maybe 4.6ghz with the breaking in of the 6800k
post #800 of 3137
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I forgot if you're on the D14 or D15, but take it easy with the air cooler. Target 80 degrees when you oc the cpu and keep vcore around 1.25 ~ 1.30. Once your loop is up and running, go to town! BW-E runs a fair bit cooler than HW-E so I think your Noctua can take a bit of abuse in the upper 1.2's.
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