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i finally bought a pump to put this thing under water. i had the other parts sitting around for some time now.

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My ram stinks, my limit is 1333 6-6-6-15-T1 at 1.75v

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Other mobo for bulldozer will be some ASUS crosshair (CIV can run this sticks at 2200 7-10-7). GD70 have limitations arround 1880Mhz, cause 790FX chipset.

Anyaway, my "everest"
Heres mine for comparison. Not that big of a difference although I am not running it at 2000Mhz.



EDIT: hold on I was running boinc when I did that one sec.
edit 2: thats better
Edit 3: I may actually be near the ram speed wall now ???? cool! time for some more testing!


@DrBrownfinger nice setup!
Edited by eclipseaudio4 - 1/11/11 at 9:57am
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How much better are your full load temps DrBrownfinger?

This is my 24/7 speed... I'm chicken when it comes to pushing the required volts to get 4.0 stable.

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i finally bought a pump to put this thing under water. i had the other parts sitting around for some time now.
hey dude can you post some more pics of your case and how you did the cable management. i have a haf x case and need some more direction on how to make it neater. i an using 7 HDD's and 1 dvd burner so sata cables everywhere lol...with your power supply and the mainboard cables, did you route them across the bottom of the board and thru the bottom right hole, or down under the power unit cover and up and out?
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What changes are made when you load Failsafe deafault? My PC only boots into Windows when I load Failsafe default, I tried Optimized default but that didnt work. The BIOS settings all looked the same as far as I could tell no matter which one I loaded.
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hey dude can you post some more pics of your case and how you did the cable management. i have a haf x case and need some more direction on how to make it neater. i an using 7 HDD's and 1 dvd burner so sata cables everywhere lol...with your power supply and the mainboard cables, did you route them across the bottom of the board and thru the bottom right hole, or down under the power unit cover and up and out?
all of my power cables go thru the hole under the wire cover. none of em are routed under the mobo. i sleeved a couple myself and cheated on the rest and bought these http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1423/1/, which also helped with the routing by making the cables longer.i'll be sleeving the fan controller wires this weekend and im gonna get some black sata cables to clean it up a bit more. im not gonna post a pic of the cable routing behind the mobo cause it looks awful, just a bunch of wires and zip ties. im still waiting for a bracket for the pump so its in a temporary position.

@N2Gaming- @4.0ghz it hasen't gone over 44c, @4.2ghz w/1.55v it hasen't gone over 52c, this with my room temp @19-20c. it would hit 62c in a couple minutes unless i had the window open @4.2ghz on air. i used prime95 small FFT's.


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Nice DrBrownfinger. It's good to know all I need to do is sell my GPU's and go under H2O for a few extra hundred MHz. LOL
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Nice DrBrownfinger. It's good to know all I need to do is sell my GPU's and go under H2O for a few extra hundred MHz. LOL
you also have the benefit of a quieter pc. of course thats not happening unless the gpu's get the water also. my gpu noise is more noticable than ever!
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I got the 970 , the stock voltage is 1.4... A bit high IMHO... Currently I have it at stock clock but down volted to 1.325. it easily hit 4.0 at 1.45v (Unstable on the 4th core)... The 970's are very solid OC chips...

One more question, because it is quite essential.
The chip you have 970 it's Deneb core, right?

Because I have found something confusing. Of course you know that AMD has released (along with Thubans) x4 cores CPUs called "Zosma" ... and here is the list (look at this chart under Zosma and Deneb)

Zosma quad-core design is based on the Thuban hexa-core design with two cores disabled.

Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition
SteppingE0
Freq.: 3.5 GHz
Turbo: 3.5 GHz
L2: 4x 512 KB
L3: 6 MB
HT: 2 GHz
Multi.:17.5x
V: 0.825 - 1.400
Power: 125 W
Socket: AM3
Release date: Q4 2010 (OEM) <-- only OEM
Part number:HDZ970FBK4DGR

So, my question is: you've got Deneb core or Zosma (I mean Stepping E0)?

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Of course, some of you will say that it's better to buy orginal 6 core Thuban like 1055T and lock 2 cores (I think Mastiffman wrote something like that after eclipseaudio4's "accident" with his MOBO ;>

What I want to say is:
- locking 2 additional cores in Thuban - will it gives more stability in overclocking process?
- is it really so simple (I haven't tried it so far) - is this this Core Control option in Bios ? and if I was (theoretically speaking) succesful with that can I revert it back without problems (unlocking those 2 cores locked previously) ?

Last but not least Is it true that Thubans have upgraded (more stable) IMC?
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you also have the benefit of a quieter pc. of course thats not happening unless the gpu's get the water also. my gpu noise is more noticable than ever!
Well as is I have the noise under control 3x cyclone GTX 460's and 4x 120mm fans on low w/the 200mm on top of my case on low all w/fan controllers on rheostat knobs. I can just barely hear it when sitting right next to it but from about 8 feet away all I hear is total silence.
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