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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tact%20freezer


BTW, Sunbeam makes the Tuniq Tower.
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Core contact freezer is basically the same thing as a xigmatek hdt-s1283.
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I like it a lot.

From what I've heard, its LGA775 bracket is terrible and provides no pressure.

However, it is clearly designed for AMD because the AMD bracket is actually built into it.

It is the only tower cooler that can be put on an AMD system so it exhausts air out the read.

My only issue with it is that is takes a massive amount of force to put on. It is on tight, but I had to put way more pressure than I was comfortable with.




Good News so far: I'm at 3 GHz and prime hasn't crashed yet. It has only been around 6 minutes, but that is a record for this chip >_<

I set the processor-NB voltage...

It just crashed...

Still, it looks like progress.
I'm upping the voltage a notch to 1.4125.
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keep at it.

also the arctic cooling freezer extreme exhausts out the back .
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Core contact freezer is basically the same thing as a xigmatek hdt-s1283.
Except it's a little bigger and has 4 heatpipes
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is you board an am2/am2+ board or just am2+
    
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It is a native AM2+ board.



I still can't get this thing stable at 3 GHz.

It is the weirdest thing.

I have no problem booting, I can effortlessly boot at 3.1 GHz with only 1.28v with no errors whatsoever.

It crashes instantly when I run a stress test, but usually, if a cpu is that unstable, I'll get errors in windows or something.

I dunno. It is weird.
post #28 of 45
run 3dmark a bunch of times and game. try to put as much load as you can without using a dedicated stress test.

my 8650 does the same damn thing at 3.3GHZ. it boots into windows with no problem but no matter what voltage i add or anything. prime always freaks out and i bluescreen then shut down.
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I'll try that.


I'm running OCCT a 2.9 GHz at 1.35v right now. It's been over 20 minutes so far, looking good.


Another weird thing I've noticed is that 95% of the time, when prime or OCCT fails, I don't get an error, or even a blue screen, instead, the screen just goes black and all my fans go to full power and I have to manually reboot.


I dunno. It happens pretty much every time.
post #30 of 45
sounds like it could be a power problem. but your SIG says you got a 750watt so thats ruled out. im running a crossfire setup on a 650 watt PSU.

maybe Vista should be taught some manners and reinstalled. (only if all hope is lost)
if your OCs can boot to windows but crash when stressed. i think its a vista related problem.

backup your important stuff like steam games and what not. and do a clean format and reinstall.
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