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Now that my rig is up, I went to go get this version and the latest at majorgeeks is 1431? So whats up with that?
What do you mean whats up with that? Its a newer version, duh!


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beats me, I am just getting back into the game, but someone will show up eventually.

I have to say I like the mobo so far(no volt mod) and I was able to go straight to 1600 FSB, 3.6 Ghz @1.45(still have to work my way down) and this is the best part, in prime, not a single one of my cores went above 50C.

Only weird thing I got going is that after removal the mobo cooler, I did have one of those pads stuck, so I cut it away, flattened the cooler since it was bent out of place but now it reads a higher temp.

The weird part is that the cooler actually feels cool to the touch, which means something is up with the sensors, or heat just isnt being transferred to the cooler, I want to pic number one just because I am the cooler master, but even I could be wrong.
*** Why did you remove the mobo cooler?......

Sometimes I wonder if it really is luck/coincidences that kill your boards
    
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What do you mean whats up with that? Its a newer version, duh!




*** Why did you remove the mobo cooler?......

Sometimes I wonder if it really is luck/coincidences that kill your boards
Because in that last post that I quoted you on, you said version 1403.

Actually, this is only the second time I did, on this one and the very first one I had, I was the one who wrote the mobo cooler removal guide to fix the foam pad problem remember?

So far so good though, loving the temps.
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ahhh gotcha

I was thinking you replaced the cooler on wrong or something lol

and well you said 1431..... I posted a while ago 1403...... whats the confusion? They updated everest..... 1431 is just a newer beta.....
    
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ahhh gotcha

I was thinking you replaced the cooler on wrong or something lol

and well you said 1431..... I posted a while ago 1403...... whats the confusion? They updated everest..... 1431 is just a newer beta.....
its late, leave me alone, you should come to chat
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Add some water on that chip to take care of temps.
I plan to go Peltier water sometime for a MAX OC ... I'm debating over what upgrade to get... Can you vote here please? http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...de-please.html
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Well wish me luck tomorrow, new board comes in, hopefully its a retail package, those last me at least a month usually.
Hope it lasts you a while! Good luck.
    
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just got my board yesterday
just updated my bios and tweaked a few things,thanks to the first post in this thread.
i will try overclocking soon when i know everything is stable and i aint fluffed anything up.
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Well I removed it again, and the SB definately wasn't making contact, hence why it got cooler when I pushed it down last night.

Currently NB is at 53C(if thats a real sensor) and SB is at 62C, but there still is some room for improvement, the SB temp goes down by 5C when I push down on it, but I have already forced the cooler this way and that I just don't want to bend it anymore, so I am going to make some plastic washers to place between those plastic spacers on the back of the mobo and the mobo itself, should work well.
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53C is what mine ran at as well.
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mine flickers between 53 and 55 depending on how hot the room is (SPP)

MCP is always the same... 50
    
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Hey, all! I might have to pick up one of these to SLI a couple 280s. How is chipset cooling? Will I have to pick up some aftermarket stuff?

Also, is there any RAM that doesn't play well with this board?

Last Q: I see some of you are rockin' your E8400s on this board. Anything I should know moving from X38/X48?
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