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I am leaning toward the Kolance...but I have never wanted deal with those odd fittings they always put on everything... me like clamp and barb connections...as long as I could use something like that I would be for it.
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they have a common thread on em, so you can throw whatever barbs you want on it
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Question about a BIOS setting.

How does the PCIe frequency affect the video card performance and other system devices? Should it be changed and when??
When using a mild OC (on air or non-chilled water) then it will allow for stability, and it raisies the OC ceiling for you. This is after you have met your limits for OCing with voltage. I. E. you have maxed the amount of temp you can dissipate when adding voltage, and anymore will increase temps too far.
Kinc and other crazy LN2 OCers raise the PCI-E to 150 or so, but they run IDE hard drives when benching...this eliminates the risk of data corruption from OCing the PCI-E bus.

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Think its called a compression fitting, which i HATE WITH ALL MY BEING! I literally got a blister from putting one together. I dont recommend using those.... at all.
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yeah, bump your PCIe bandwidth too far up and you'll lose your SATA/onboard audio/LAN... took me a few minutes to figure that one out before
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yeah, bump your PCIe bandwidth too far up and you'll lose your SATA/onboard audio/LAN... took me a few minutes to figure that one out before
QFT

When you start losing peripherals you have entered SPARTA
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When using a mild OC (on air or non-chilled water) then it will allow for stability, and it raisies the OC ceiling for you. This is after you have met your limits for OCing with voltage. I. E. you have maxed the amount of temp you can dissipate when adding voltage, and anymore will increase temps too far.
Kinc and other crazy LN2 OCers raise the PCI-E to 150 or so, but they run IDE hard drives when benching...this eliminates the risk of data corruption from OCing the PCI-E bus.


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yeah, bump your PCIe bandwidth too far up and you'll lose your SATA/onboard audio/LAN... took me a few minutes to figure that one out before
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QFT

When you start losing peripherals you have entered SPARTA
So where do you all have your pci-e frequency at? What other settings have you had to adjust in order to find stability at the different frequency? Also, where do you gain in performance, I couldn't get my gpu or vram to move one mhz higher by adjusting this setting.:swearing:
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Highest I have set mine on the P35 is 118
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Well I was just speaking in general. I turn my PCI-E up to 115. A general rule of thumb is not to OC the PCI-E bus over 20% without causing SATA/RAID issues.
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Highest I have set mine on the P35 is 118
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Well I was just speaking in general. I turn my PCI-E up to 115. A general rule of thumb is not to OC the PCI-E bus over 20% without causing SATA/RAID issues.
What kind of benefit did you see from this? Did you use any particular benchmark to measure? I'm real curious as I only wound up frustrated with no improvements.

EDIT: Rep to both for the prompt input.
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I didn't even test it.....I've always done this. On my old cards I only turned it up to 107 MHz, but this card can benefit from it (from what I've read at XtremeSystems)
I'd say just turn it up and forget about it, no big deal.
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