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Very cool your going to love it. Post your results as you go.
I will, you can also follow me on the Blade Dancer buildlog in the watercool section.


I'm going to be out of buisness for a while though... I just hurt my ankle and I cant walk.

EDIT: What will be the first thing I should look at?
Edited by Zippit - 6/22/09 at 12:03pm
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Have it at 1.46v now


For what it's worth: MCH INTEL LINK
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For what it's worth: MCH INTEL LINK
Well, trying to keep an eye on it, put a spot fan there to help it out a bit. I'm not terribly surprised tbh, on the 780i I was running 1.55v. I do think i need to bump the ich i/o &/or ich core a nudge more as well, given that when fully loaded my audio will start to get a little choppy.

Anyway, will have to re-adjust the ref's again, w/ some luck that may help pull it back down, but as long as I can keep it reasonably cooled I'm not terribly worried about it (have seen some guys at XS running over 1.5). If it becomes an issue I just wb it (given I can actually find a block for this board).

Edit: Just to note, i can run 490fsb (haven't even tried any higher) w/ the cpu multi dropped down with very little mch core actually. I don't know if maybe it's b/c w/ the cpu downclocked it's not pushing the fsb as hard regardless of the high fsb. But when I start upping the multi, simply adding cpu vcore with it does not work, I have to also add to mch core.....regardless of it previously being stable on low multi/high fsb.
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That's an interesting observation. You would think that FSB is FSB and Multi is Multi... However, I think it has to do with the fact that the MCH isn't "The FSB". As I understand it, it's where the FSB and the CPU "talk" to each other. That might be why you see this correlation.. If I am wrong in this understanding, Please some one explain it better?

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The northbridge on a particular system's motherboard is the most prominent factor in dictating the number, speed, and type of CPU(s) and the amount, speed, and type of RAM that can be used

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Zippit, give us a link to Bladedancer's Build Log?
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Zippit, give us a link to Bladedancer's Build Log?
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That's an interesting observation. You would think that FSB is FSB and Multi is Multi... However, I think it has to do with the fact that the MCH isn't "The FSB". As I understand it, it's where the FSB and the CPU "talk" to each other. That might be why you see this correlation.. If I am wrong in this understanding, Please some one explain it better?

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Well, i always thought of it like the mch is like the spinal cord. It's the junction through which all the other components communicate through. My laymen theory is that even with a high bus speed, when the cpu multi is lowered it's not pushing as much info through the system. When you up the multi & therefore the processing speed, the cpu is going to actually use that bus speed, and push data through the system at a higher rate, thus putting more stress on the northbridge.

I have no idea if that's an accurate assumption or not, but it's the only thing I can come up with w/o doing a bunch of research.
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Easy Blow it to pieces Tool 6
Anyway, just thought i would have a play with ET6
Any one know, "what's the grayed out numbers in the left collum are? Like the one that says 1.375v for the V-Core
My actual V-Core is 1.216v for 3.8Ghz
But set at 1.25v in bios. LLC On
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A word of advice, don't use ET6 to overclock. Use it for these two things:
1) to see what your voltages are (the numbers on the right)
2) to incrementally lower voltages after you have set them in the BIOS to test for stability

But, the numbers on the left, I believe, are the VID. On the right are the "set" values in BIOS.

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My actual V-Core is 1.216v for 3.8Ghz
But set at 1.25v in bios. LLC On
when you say "actual" do you mean what CPU-Z shows? Because your "actual" vCore is what you enter in the BIOS field, not what CPU-Z shows. CPU-Z shows vdrop and, when under heavy load, vdroop...
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Thanks mate
So what are the ones on the left?
Looks to me, that i know more about PLL voltages than Gigabyte
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