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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #25231 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

That is one reason I don't OC my GPU. Plus it never fails that when gaming you will get a BSOD even though it can pass 3dMarks and Furmark.

What i meant was anything over 1250/1600 wasn't worth the additional voltage/heat required for gaming anything upto that was great/stable and required no voltage change thumb.gif

Overclocking from the stock settings 925/1375 to a moderate 1250/1600 overclock gained me a good 20+fps and has proven its rock solid after a 14 hour continuous gaming session on mass effect 3 tongue.gif Anything after that seems risky on stock cooling for gaming as like you said you could BSOD.

I will admit the 7000 series seems best at overclocking with the most gains per clock in my experience...I couldn't get anywhere near the same performance increases per clock from 6000 or 5000 series cards.
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I've never bothered to overclock my GPU's, I don't think its worth it with my cards anyway as I doubt the cooling on them is good enough.

On the subject of overclocking I have a stable OC for my 2600k. 4.5Ghz with 1.3v...although I set 1.29v in the bios it seems to pull that extra .01v itself for some reason, Im guessing thats some power option thats enabled in the bios as cpu voltage is set to manual.

Temps wise it was sitting at around 60c after an hour of prime 95, it spiked to 66c for all of 2 seconds. During gaming though its barely shifting past 40c.

Anywho here's the screen shot, thought id make the little banner at the top to continue the design theme for my build smile.gif

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post #25233 of 28613
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I've never bothered to overclock my GPU's, I don't think its worth it with my cards anyway as I doubt the cooling on them is good enough.
On the subject of overclocking I have a stable OC for my 2600k. 4.5Ghz with 1.3v...although I set 1.29v in the bios it seems to pull that extra .01v itself for some reason, Im guessing thats some power option thats enabled in the bios as cpu voltage is set to manual.
Temps wise it was sitting at around 60c after an hour of prime 95, it spiked to 66c for all of 2 seconds. During gaming though its barely shifting past 40c.
Anywho here's the screen shot, thought id make the little banner at the top to continue the design theme for my build smile.gif
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love the banner!

that voltage difference is called droop and pretty much all motherboards do it to some extent..some droop down some droop up.

If it is bothering you or you want to get a higher clock you can adjust your LLC level so it maintains a near constant voltage...athough a .01v droop is pretty good.

Another(better) way to adjust the droop is to use dynamic vcore settings and to set your voltage to normal, then set the dynamic vcore to -.01v or whatever the system reads the voltage under normal conditions. e.g my system say it needs 1.36v for 4.5Ghz if i wanted it to run at 1.29v i would set the dynamic vcore to -0.7v and then it would compensate for it.

Hope that makes sense thumb.gif
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post #25234 of 28613
And then there were two.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/wd-toshiba-hdd-hard-drive,14858.html

Somehow, I don't see prices for HDD coming down to pre-flood levels for quite awhile.

Maybe I should grab one of those refurbs.
     
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Who said that other thing's can't get OverClocked!!! thumbsupsmiley.png
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do you think this is good gpu


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do you think this is good gpu
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Hi Guys,

I am a new owner of a Scout and would like the opinion of you because I heard that the original fans are not very good. I'm thinking of leaving the top and front fans because they do not appear and do not affect the aesthetics. I'm thinking of acquiring 3 new fans: 2 to the window and 1 to replace the original rear. What do you recommend that I have good CFM, red led and low noise? Sorry for english biggrin.gif
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Hi Guys,
I am a new owner of a Scout and would like the opinion of you because I heard that the original fans are not very good. I'm thinking of leaving the top and front fans because they do not appear and do not affect the aesthetics. I'm thinking of acquiring 3 new fans: 2 to the window and 1 to replace the original rear. What do you recommend that I have good CFM, red led and low noise? Sorry for english biggrin.gif

I have a couple of Scythe Ultra Kaze's in mine, one for the rear and one on the window. They move a crazy amount of air, but they are LOUD. If you want quiet, these are not the fans for you. But if you run them at like 50% power, they still move a good amount of air, and aren't much louder than the stock fans.

EDIT: I also moved the stock fan from the rear into the top drive bays and mounted it with some black zip ties and a tiny bit of foam on each tie to keep the vibration down. thumb.gif
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