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Are you lapping just the TRUE or are you going to do the CPU too?
/cant read
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Okay I can't be bothered. I'll just install the TRUE againa dn wait until I can buy some new paper tomorrow. It's flatter and smoother now than before anyway, so I expect better temps even in it's current state.
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Okay I can't be bothered. I'll just install the TRUE againa dn wait until I can buy some new paper tomorrow. It's flatter and smoother now than before anyway, so I expect better temps even in it's current state.
Giving up FTW Get some sleep germey lapping is rough! "o oxymoron sweet"
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I was just curious if he was planning on it since he was having a hard time lapping the TRUE.

sorry
 
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Giving up FTW Get some sleep germey lapping is rough! "o oxymoron sweet"
It's past 2:30pm, I don't think sleep is an option at this time



So I also have a new toy:




The two sensors have a range of -50°C to +200°C, should be enough for my purposes

I had the fancy idea of shoving one of the sensors under an edge of the CPU's IHS. It was good in theory...






I also shoved one under the small heatsink of the top set of MOSFETs.





As said, the theory was good, but the practise wasn't so much:





Under load it never exceeds 32°C, whereas Realtemp is showing up to 55°C. Ah well, at least the MOSFET sensor should be fairly acurate, since it's directly ontop of one.



Until I have more sanding paper, this will conclude my CPU clocking for now. I will concentrate on GPU clocking next.
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Okay... so can someone help me out? I'm kinda stuck when going at higher FSB speeds.

475x7.4... 3.56GHz
Vcore idles at 1.376 and drops to 1.304 under load
Temps stay in the mid 50's
Linx crashes within 35s on a 15x1024mb run.

Other voltages:
FSB 1.4V
RAM 1.85V
SPP 1.45V
MCP 1.575V
HT SPP-MCP 1.35V


It runs flawlessly at 450x8 = 3.6GHz, but as soon as I up the FSB, things go to hell. at 500MHz I can't even boot the BIOS.
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I'm pissed. It seems the FSB voltage is the bottleneck, so I can't get stable clocks above 450MHz. The P08 BIOS maxes out at 1.4V, HardOCP's review states the board has a max of 1.5V. The EVGA 780i SLI FTW can even go up to 1.625V.


How the hell can I not go over 1.4V? Why would they limit it to so low? I'm almost about to order the EVGA board...
Edited by Rayce185 - 7/12/09 at 9:44am
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Strange. As for your puter, watch out for the FSB Hole.

Also, lapping your TRUE - check this Youtube video for how to hold it and get the best results when you lap.

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Jesus that guy talks forever. I've skipped to halfway through and the TRUE still hasn't touched the paper... And sorry to say, but he is actually doing it wrong.

I put my sanding panel on the ground on purpose, so I kneel down and keep my torso ABOVE the TRUE applying even pressure this way, using BOTH hands. It will still not give you a perfectly flat surface, but it's the best you can do with manual labor instead of machines.



I wrote a support ticket to XFX. I hope their infamous support will answer it quickly, or else I'm buying the EVGA board beginning of next week and selling this load of bullsh on ebay. I knew I shouldn't have gone cheap on the board...
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Eh, only reason I have that is that I got the link from someone else when I asked about lapping.

Good luck with XFX
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