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What will having such a bog block do? Isn't more along the lines of Water Floor and heat transfer of the fins inside the block?
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^^^ the original back bracket is 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches.....you can go over by a quarter on both
Thanks, that gives me some insight...

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What will having such a bog block do? Isn't more along the lines of Water Floor and heat transfer of the fins inside the block?
The bigger the block, the more surface area inside he can create. I'm just trying to make it the size of the bracket or so without interference. HE wants to make it huge, but I'm just trying to keep it reasonable, lol. So he asked me about surrounding caps and things, etc, that's why I was asking for precise dimensions. I'm might just go with the above dimensions. This block is going to be sweet too! But salty...
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I just changed the TIM on my nb/sb. Temps before were 80/92 and after adding AS5 to it they are 54/63 so far. So much better. Well worth the 30 minutes.
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I will changing mine tomorrow using Tuniq's TX-3 Compound. It'll be interesting to see the results...

Congrats on your results Mastical!
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??? what possible? A decrease of 6°C?

Maybe I should have chosen my words a little better =o). Sorry.
ROTFL Yeah... I think that was a little bit confusing, because I also thought you got -6 C and I was wondering ... how the he** he has done that ??
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ok this is really weird - every time i shut down my PC, the power LED stays on no matter what...... the only way I can get it to turn off is flip the PSU switch on the back....... why is that??
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ok this is really weird - every time i shut down my PC, the power LED stays on no matter what...... the only way I can get it to turn off is flip the PSU switch on the back....... why is that??
Fortunately, this is 100% normal. I think it's so that the CMOS battery does not die faster than it otherwise would with the PSU being turned off. I actually don't know why it's like this, but I do know that it's 100% normal. It's kinda like a way for the system to say "everything is normal".
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ok this is really weird - every time i shut down my PC, the power LED stays on no matter what...... the only way I can get it to turn off is flip the PSU switch on the back....... why is that??
I have figured it out The answer is simple ...
Go to BIOS settings --> Power Management Setup --> Jfp2 Power Led Function --> change it to Power Led


Hope this helps
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However in latest releases of these drivers I cannot activate it ... where is the trick ?
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I have figured it out The answer is simple ...
Go to BIOS settings --> Power Management Setup --> Jfp2 Power Led Function --> change it to Power Led


Hope this helps
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Got one question

@All of Nvidia Graphic Cards Owners

Is it better to use reference drivers of Graphic card manufacturer (in my case it's ASUS ) or NVidia drivers ?
What should I put in registry to activate Overclocking tab in NVidia Control Panel ??? Usually the entry: "CoolBits"=3 DWORD worked for nVidia drivers (I don't know about ASUS?
However in latest releases of these drivers I cannot activate it ... where is the trick ?
In my personal experience and based on what I've seen while cruising Overclock.net's forums, it's best to use the driver straight from NVIDIA's website.

As for getting overclocking options: meh, you could use NVIDIA System Tools which adds that option in the NVIDIA Control Panel, but it would be better for your system to use either RivaTuner or EVGA Precision 1.9.1 (latest version). Precision is the same program as RivaTuner, bit it has less options and a different GUI.
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Originally Posted by enkrypt3d View Post
ok this is really weird - every time i shut down my PC, the power LED stays on no matter what...... the only way I can get it to turn off is flip the PSU switch on the back....... why is that??
Did the below remedy fix the issue?

Quote:
Originally Posted by pendrago View Post
I have figured it out The answer is simple ...
Go to BIOS settings --> Power Management Setup --> Jfp2 Power Led Function --> change it to Power Led


Hope this helps
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Got one question

@All of Nvidia Graphic Cards Owners

Is it better to use reference drivers of Graphic card manufacturer (in my case it's ASUS ) or NVidia drivers ?
What should I put in registry to activate Overclocking tab in NVidia Control Panel ??? Usually the entry: "CoolBits"=3 DWORD worked for nVidia drivers (I don't know about ASUS?
However in latest releases of these drivers I cannot activate it ... where is the trick ?
Always use the Chip Manufacturers Drivers. (ATI / Nvidia)
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