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post #21781 of 28613
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Get the new 465 and OC it to the 470 specs for free.

Yes, Canadian Club goes awesome with snidkerdoodles

EDIT: Evil is right, get the 470. It kicks the 465's butt
fair enough, i'll meet up with the guy tomorrow night hopefully and pick it up. gee, i hope i see a performance bump.
    
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Unless the room your computer is in is around 50F then those temps are way off. You can't idle below ambient temp on an H50, it simply isn't possible. That means that your load temps are probably off as well, something that is quite common on AMD cpus. Figure the idle temps at that OC will be a good 10C above ambient room temp and load temps at least 20-25C above them. You need to go to the support site for whatever temp monitoring software you are using and see how to calibrate it to get more accurate temps.

As for the fan, try replacing it with another AP15 (or even an AP14) or a medium speed Yate Loon.
If it helps my 1055t idles around 36-39c and im in the warmest room in the house, load was 47-49c yesterday playing crysis 2. Bear in mind theres an amp to the left of my machine that puts out heat straight into the side intake fans of my pc lol.
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If it helps my 1055t idles around 36-39c and im in the warmest room in the house, load was 47-49c yesterday playing crysis 2. Bear in mind theres an amp to the left of my machine that puts out heat straight into the side intake fans of my pc lol.
That a Corsa you have or something?

BTW, for future reference, if you mount the 6x9's as far apart as possible and slightly at an angle, you get a much clearer sound.
Your amp can be mounted on the back of the rear seat also, makes it look alot tidier that way, or a better one is on the underside of the parcel shelf (if your 6x9's were further apart) aswell as routes your cables and leaves room for stuff to go in the boot without getting heated up by your amp.

I've done alot of setups for mates cars, used to love it. 8)

Also Darylrese may have been reading the Core temps and not the CPU temps, core temps are off with the Thuban's, aswell as the fact AMD's temperature rating is for the CPU temp, not Core.
 
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That a Corsa you have or something?

BTW, for future reference, if you mount the 6x9's as far apart as possible and slightly at an angle, you get a much clearer sound.
Your amp can be mounted on the back of the rear seat also, makes it look alot tidier that way, or a better one is on the underside of the parcel shelf (if your 6x9's were further apart) aswell as routes your cables and leaves room for stuff to go in the boot without getting heated up by your amp.

I've done alot of setups for mates cars, used to love it. 8)

Also Darylrese may have been reading the Core temps and not the CPU temps, core temps are off with the Thuban's, aswell as the fact AMD's temperature rating is for the CPU temp, not Core.
Thanks for the info
Yes it is a corsa, I'll keep that amp stuff in mind when I get the chance to tidy it up
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Thanks for the info
Yes it is a corsa, I'll keep that amp stuff in mind when I get the chance to tidy it up
Lol, epic. I guessed that from the shape of the boot/bumper in your boot shot. I still got it.

My mate had an older shape Corsa GSi 16v in silver. Those engines sound like a Black Cab after a while I swear, but it was a wicked looking, rapid thing.
He got an Escort RS Turbo which I modded for him, Renault 19 16v, 19 16v Cabriolet with custom pearlescent purple/gold paint job and kit, Calibra Turbo, among others, and the best car he'll admit he ever had was that Corsa.

Used to go cruising down Southend and "The Bridge" at Maidstone. Good times.
 
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Unless the room your computer is in is around 50F then those temps are way off. You can't idle below ambient temp on an H50, it simply isn't possible. That means that your load temps are probably off as well, something that is quite common on AMD cpus. Figure the idle temps at that OC will be a good 10C above ambient room temp and load temps at least 20-25C above them. You need to go to the support site for whatever temp monitoring software you are using and see how to calibrate it to get more accurate temps.

As for the fan, try replacing it with another AP15 (or even an AP14) or a medium speed Yate Loon.
trust this guy he knows his stuff if you don't believe me scroll back a few pages and you will see I made the exact same mistake

its a simple fix just go into your bios and then go to pc health status (maybe called something different depending on bios make)

find the cpu temp reading

now boot back up and go to you temp monitor and in settings there should be an option to calibrate then add the number required to get it to the correct temp e.g if your temp was reading 19c but it was actually 29c you would have to but in 10c in the calibration settings because 19+10=29c

note: this is the only way to get a more general cpu temp it is NOT the temp per core they will be at least 7-9c hotter then this (so I have heard)


good luck and btw nice rig
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The only thing I will add to what darkstar is saying-

The CPU will be warmer on idle in windows than it is idle in the bios. It still has a small amount of work to do when in windows, that it does not when in the bios, so allow for that when calibrating.
     
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The only thing I will add to what darkstar is saying-

The CPU will be warmer on idle in windows than it is idle in the bios. It still has a small amount of work to do when in windows, that it does not when in the bios, so allow for that when calibrating.
The calibration is normally off by some factor of 5 so round up to the nearest multiple of 5 and use that to calibrate (for example if the difference between the bios and windows is 8 round up to 10). If in doubt it's always better to be reading high than low.
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Hey Gang!!
Ok, getting here more often and yesterday I bought a new desk so things are really shaping up, dug out the pieces of my tower and just working on getting it together.

I need help with two things #1: I need a good, no, great keyboard. I've had a MS Ergo 7000 for a longgggggg time, in fact I got it when they chnged from beighe to black! It's ratting and you have to gve the keys a good hit to typen with them. So, I've been using the laptop and Im good with a regular keyboard but I do prefer when it's ergo but my new desk makes it so I can't get all the way in there anyway. So, it would also be good with backlit or glow in the dark keys. Although all I need is one of those stick under led lamps so just focus on quiet and durability. Tell me what you like about it and what you don't like about it.

#2: A new case, I'm tired of lugging my haf 932 so I want something lighter, but still easy to get in and out of and don't forget my system specs a bay reservoir, full ram bays a 1000 watt PSU. two vido cards water cooling tubes.
So tell me what you've got and what you would like to have and the reasons why and why not.

Take care and thanks in advance!
Bri.......................................
1. I don't like ergo keyboards so I can't comment on them. I do like Cherry keyboards(just feels like a keyboard should and last for ever, MS (great multi media and ergo from what I have read), Razor (backlit, nice feel), Logitech (I love my G-15 but takes a little to get used to, the keys are just slightly smaller)

2. CM Sniper, you can fit the a skinny rad with 25mm fans internally up top, quite, has handles to move, mod friendly, big but not too big, you can get the window on CM's web site for about $25.

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That sounds good! I'm up for it, that is if I have the game you guys are planning on playing.
Well I was playing The Witcher 2. I just finished it and and now looking for a new game. I'm willing to bet BF3 once that comes out will be on most peoples list.

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I like the CM 690 II Advanced a lot. It's a great case and has modding potential. The sniper is also a nice case in my opinion, although I would only get the version w/ window. Not a fan of the mesh/plastic side. I haven't checked GPU support etc. on either case though.
CM690II is looking like it will be my next case, btw you can't get the window version of the Sniper anymore but CM's web site is still selling them.

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The calibration is normally off by some factor of 5 so round up to the nearest multiple of 5 and use that to calibrate (for example if the difference between the bios and windows is 8 round up to 10). If in doubt it's always better to be reading high than low.
I thought in most cases the temps are just off on lower temps, but load temps are most times good.

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Look at my new build
Looks good, are those wire ties in the 5.25 bays?
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