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enkrypt3d: I use the Megatron. it does the job quite well. You have to remember you have the 140W TDP version which is going to run hotter then the C3's.
so should I RMA this chip and get the C3? Is the C3 better?
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so should I RMA this chip and get the C3? Is the C3 better?
No there is nothing wrong with your chip.

On another note, I decided to redo the tim on my NB and SB and holy the stuff MSI used is like bubblegum only thicker and harder to get off!
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C3 is awesome, plain and simple. Just got my 965 C3, and its almost effortless to get 4ghz stable with aftermarkert coolers.

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No there is nothing wrong with your chip.

On another note, I decided to redo the tim on my NB and SB and holy the stuff MSI used is like bubblegum only thicker and harder to get off!
Man, that sucks to hear, I gotta replace mine... UGH!

EDIT: We posted seconds apart... cool. LOL
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ok i know this is probably getting annoying but I'm still having mic/headset issues. I have tried both connectors from my front ports. I really dont know what else to try its a thermaltake case, anyone have any other suggestions?
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No there is nothing wrong with your chip.

On another note, I decided to redo the tim on my NB and SB and holy the stuff MSI used is like bubblegum only thicker and harder to get off!
Well I want to be able to have my chip stable at 3.8Ghz or higher... and it seems the C3 is a better chip for this right?

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ok i know this is probably getting annoying but I'm still having mic/headset issues. I have tried both connectors from my front ports. I really dont know what else to try its a thermaltake case, anyone have any other suggestions?
Doesn't seem like the proper thread for this topic bro...
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Well I want to be able to have my chip stable at 3.8Ghz or higher... and it seems the C3 is a better chip for this right?



Doesn't seem like the proper thread for this topic bro...
Been on this thread several times, would prolly be better suited in Thermaltake but mastiff was helping me last night, thought someone else may have some advice.
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Hey guys, is every PCIe slot 16x or is it 16x - 8x - 16x - 8x? My friend says it goes like 16-8-16-8 and said he looked in the manual for it, my manual is off 'filed' in my room somewhere. Could anyone clear this up for me? I had at first thought it was 16x in every slot and if 3 slots were filled it auto clocked to 8x in every slot, but maybe I'm wrong? Any help will be muich appreciated.
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Hey guys, is every PCIe slot 16x or is it 16x - 8x - 16x - 8x? My friend says it goes like 16-8-16-8 and said he looked in the manual for it, my manual is off 'filed' in my room somewhere. Could anyone clear this up for me? I had at first thought it was 16x in every slot and if 3 slots were filled it auto clocked to 8x in every slot, but maybe I'm wrong? Any help will be muich appreciated.
based on the manual, from top to bottom its 16x, 8x, 16x, 8x... HTH

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Been on this thread several times, would prolly be better suited in Thermaltake but mastiff was helping me last night, thought someone else may have some advice.
What case are you using Thermaltake? Not too familiar w/ that one man sorry
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based on the manual, from top to bottom its 16x, 8x, 16x, 8x... HTH
I had worried my friend was right, will a CF bridge reach across the two 16x PCIe? From my view I'm unsure if it will, maybe I'll have to grab one and make believe with one 5770 to see if it does XD
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when I get my gd-70 from ups on monday I'm going to do 955 c3 air, megahalem, phase, and ln2!
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