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post #22221 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
55c!!!, and you're complaining! If it's hot you're not going to get any better. A full on W/C loop will only get a few degrees cooler for all the extra expense. You should be proud you're gettin it that cool if you're in hot weather.
then proud I shall be

Just thought it was a bit close the 62c thermal limit ive been told these X6's have
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then proud I shall be

Just thought it was a bit close the 62c thermal limit ive been told these X6's have
I once got an air bubble in my H50 pump and my machine didn't thermal protect until 90c! I think you'll be fine at 55c.
    
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I once got an air bubble in my H50 pump and my machine didn't thermal protect until 90c! I think you'll be fine at 55c.
Lol fair enough.

My board is set to alert me with the warning siren at 60c it hasn't done that since my old case and cooler
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Lol fair enough.

My board is set to alert me with the warning siren at 60c it hasn't done that since my old case and cooler
i have mine set the same, never gotten over 55*C. so i think both you and i are pretty safe.
    
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post #22225 of 28613
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i have mine set the same, never gotten over 55*C. so i think both you and i are pretty safe.
Yeah

The weather has cooled down today and im rending at 49c currently.

Im really interested in seeing bulldozer now, a high clocked 8-core CPU could do wonders for my terragen render times.
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Yeah

The weather has cooled down today and im rending at 49c currently.

Im really interested in seeing bulldozer now, a high clocked 8-core CPU could do wonders for my terragen render times.
here's where i'm at right now:

(disregard the CPU heat sink, it doesn't read right in OSX)

    
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I'll tell you guys something I found odd after my chip went into TPS, after I got the bubble out of my pump and it was running normal again, my graphics seemed sharper and more vibrant in games. Maybe it needed burned in.
    
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WOOT! just got the upgrade to 10.6.8. running smooth like butter.

    
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I'll tell you guys something I found odd after my chip went into TPS, after I got the bubble out of my pump and it was running normal again, my graphics seemed sharper and more vibrant in games. Maybe it needed burned in.
Lol self improving computer.

Talking of computer improving, Im thinking of upgrading the RAM in my system to a higher capacity. I've realized with these renders I've been doing that I'm getting very close to using up my entire 4GB so I want to upgrade it.

I like the look of these:
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/264750

I just have a few questions:

- Should I get just 1 set (8gb) or 2 (16gb)?
- Is having 16gb going to make my overclock require re-tuning and will it be hard to get that overclock stable?
- Am I right in thinking the whole optimized for sandy bridge thing is just marketing jibberish and its gonna work fine with my AMD chip?

Money isn't an issue so I can either get 1 or 2 sets.

Just don't wanna be close to running out of RAM cus then Terragen will crash and I was bordering on 96% RAM usage tonight and I need to bump up the detail on the image further

Here's what im working on atm, as you can see the light shafts are going grainy so I need to bump up their detail sampling to make them look nicer.
I'll have to try that tommorow though as this render took just under an hour so with the new higher settings its gonna take much longer.

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