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are there any 30x30 or 40x40 fans that could be mounted on the board sinks?
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They probably won't make a difference with those sizes. I'd recommend using the 80mm fan that came with your CPU's heatsink and just regulating it's speeds or maybe an Antec spotcool. Not sure if your heatsink is preventing you from using those bigger sizes though.
You guys know what works great? The fans from the coolers for the
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You guys know what works great? The fans from the coolers for the Xbox 360
yeah, thats kinda cool to do. i believe whats inside it are 30x30/40 fans.

hmmm lets see who has one. lemme check if it can, will be upgrading into a thuban chip this week. lol

lets see if it would blow VRMS away @ 4ghz.
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yeah, thats kinda cool to do. i believe whats inside it are 30x30/40 fans.

hmmm lets see who has one. lemme check if it can, will be upgrading into a thuban chip this week. lol

lets see if it would blow VRMS away @ 4ghz.
The problem really is not heat. At least not heat that you can do anything about. The problem is that the transistors(being honest here) cant handle putting out the amount of amperage that the thurbans require for 4 GHZ. With my chip @ 4Ghz using Asus ROG connect I can watch the Amperage that the CPU is pulling. The graph they allow goes up to 80Amps and I can not see the line when it is stressed out. In other words I am pulling more then 80 AMPS @ max usage.
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Well ****. I have a 1090 incoming. If I cant get to or past 4ghz with this mobo because of power delivery circuitry, I will throw it in the trash. What a joke. Shame too, cause the 890fx sucks, and the CH4 is ugly, so my options are pretty limited.
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Well ****. I have a 1090 incoming. If I cant get to or past 4ghz with this mobo because of power delivery circuitry, I will throw it in the trash. What a joke. Shame too, cause the 890fx sucks, and the CH4 is ugly, so my options are pretty limited.
if you don't break it, but can't get to your goal let me have it if you're gonna throw it out! I need one for a mod idea I have.
    
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Well ****. I have a 1090 incoming. If I cant get to or past 4ghz with this mobo because of power delivery circuitry, I will throw it in the trash. What a joke. Shame too, cause the 890fx sucks, and the CH4 is ugly, so my options are pretty limited.
i am sure it can for validation or bench runs.. but using it for 24/7 might stress the board. and eventually kaboom..

anyway,, are these for all the versions of 790fx? v1.1 and what not?
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I've had this board for a while and have my 720 BE to 3.5 but REALLY would like to hit 3.8 stable. Will post pictures and progress tomorrow. I know it's an older setup but should be fun to push and see what I can get. Any suggestions for voltage settings to start with?

EDIT: I've tried looking for a RAM guide for this board and I'm not sure how to tweak that to get lower timings. OCing the FSB and CPU I'm used to, just never done anything with RAM besides frequency.
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Well, so far so good with my 1090. This chip is awesome, reached 3.9 and 2.6nb on stock volts. 4.0 took 1.375. Runs cool as a cucumber, with a +14*C offset on coretemp.
Booted into windows easily at 4.3 with 1.45 volts and did some benchmarking.

My question now is, what is a safe temp for my VRMs? Right now the square things under the Dr Mos heatsink are sitting at 77*C when Im running intel burn test. They back down into the 50's at idle. I have fans screwed onto the dr mos heatsink, so hopefully that will help.
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Well, so far so good with my 1090. This chip is awesome, reached 3.9 and 2.6nb on stock volts. 4.0 took 1.375. Runs cool as a cucumber, with a +14*C offset on coretemp.
Booted into windows easily at 4.3 with 1.45 volts and did some benchmarking.

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There is hope...
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Well, you can, just don't go near 4GHz lol.

Has anyone tried getting the Thuban and disabling 2 cores on the GD70, just to get the extra Memory performance and lower Volt OCs? This is my thinking.
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