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Happy with the replies . I was looking at the Koolance block, you can see it on their web page.
IF you are gonna watercool the nb, you might as well do it right and get the only gd-70 mobo block made by Anfi-Tec in Germany.

http://shop.anfi-tec.de/product_info...aterblock.html

I got one, it's baddest thing you can get. Idle temp on NB is 34C, load temp after and hour of CPU stress is 37C. CMON!

You can use a second block for the SB, or just use a decent aftermarket cooler. Personally, I just ripped the sb block from the stock heatpipe and its perfect, gets warm fanless, but fine. I'm gonna be replacing it soon tho.

Just for the record, Ive pretty much been an OC bragger for the entire thread since I got here... LOL
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Aww. The sexy heatsink was three quarters of the reason I bought this board in the first place.
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Since my boards issue with exploding is the northbridge, if I clock higher but keep the NB at 2000 ~ 2500 MHz by lowering the multiplier, you guys think I can hit 4 GHz without exploding?
Edited by Snowman1989 - 2/11/11 at 8:29pm
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post #8824 of 9641
You do not overclock the actual chipset! Leave your NB at stock volts there is absolutely no need to add voltage. The NB you are referring to is the CPU/NB which is basically the chips Integrated Memory Controller (IMC) this is on the cpu it's self NOT the motherboard. If you overclock the cpu/nb and add volts to it you will notice your cpu temps go up.

Also the issue with the burning up is not the chipset it's the Vreg that tend to set on fire.
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Since my boards issue with exploding is the northbridge, if I clock higher but keep the NB at 2000 ~ 2500 MHz by lowering the multiplier, you guys think I can hit 4 GHz without exploding?
It's not the northbridge, but the chips right next to them, which are the VRMs or voltage regulators. To those who increase their FSB, increasing northbridge voltage usually stabilizes an overclock while allowing you to *possibly* lower your cpu voltage.

You should be able to hit 2600-2800mhz on your CPU-NB no problem, though for those speeds, I recommend using 1.25v-1.35v on your CPU-NB voltage. If you can use less voltage, then that's even better.

Again, the VRMs(voltage regulators) are what explode and is mostly affected by your CPU voltage. Most CPU voltage this board should be using is 1.475v-1.5v (as a quad core), anything past that seems to really stress the VRMs.
    
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Woops double posted. :x
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Buy that block, and all your worries are erased...
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Just wanted to brag, as a 'Tax Time Balla', I got me the 240GB version of one of these...

http://www.ocztechnology.com/ocz-rev...press-ssd.html

Minimum version that uses ALL available solder spots for flash chips.

I am very happy.
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I think I just filled my pants with crap while looking at that...
740/720 read and write performance...
*looks at my Spinpoint F3*
Awwh...

Very nice. I'm not much of an SSD guy myself, but that thing is absolutely the most awesome upgrade I have ever seen. Screw the GTX 580... I want one of those now. I'd be interested in hearing your boot/load times with that monster. Lol, and good to hear that you got the completely filled PCB. It would drive me mad seeing my $500 SSD with empty solder points on it...
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Real world performance is closer to 600 read 350 write, but I think it will be well worth it. Ive never used a SSD before, we'll see whats up.
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