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Originally Posted by mapesdhs View Post
Looks like a good price!

I recommend reading reviews of the board, see how sites got on in overclocking tests.
That's what I did, though part of my purchasing decision was also based on slot spacing
and other factors.

Are you aiming for extreme overclocking, or just a moderate oc?

Ian.
i7 930 @ 4.0 ghz is the goal. I don't want to fry my cpu with scythe mugen 2
post #282 of 329
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i7 930 @ 4.0 ghz is the goal. I don't want to fry my cpu with scythe mugen 2
4GHz should be no problem. Here's a handy HSF comparison chart:

http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...ID=2233&page=4

Your cooler is almost at the top of the list. You should be able to reach 4 with ease.

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i can get to 4ghz ,but i cant stress test it with the latest BIOS, cus it is hot as heck in the house, and the DK just cant keep up :/ i can do 3.8 just fine.

If temps go over 77c, then pc shuts down with the latest BIOS. am prlly gonna buy a corsair h70 and see if that drops temps.
post #284 of 329
Have you followed the correct method for applying thermal paste for the i7? (vertical line)

See:

http://www.arcticsilver.com/intel_ap...on_method.html

And I recommend this page for the general oc method:

http://www.overclockers.com/3-step-g...core-i3-i5-i7/

Worked nicely for me (4018MHz) and I'm only using an 860.

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Have you followed the correct method for applying thermal paste for the i7? (vertical line)

See:

http://www.arcticsilver.com/intel_ap...on_method.html

And I recommend this page for the general oc method:

http://www.overclockers.com/3-step-g...core-i3-i5-i7/

Worked nicely for me (4018MHz) and I'm only using an 860.

Ian.
thank you i will look it up, btw these are the ram i plan on putting in the build, will the be able to handle an i7 at 4 ghz? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-558-_-Product
post #286 of 329
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... btw these are the ram i plan on putting in the build, will the be able to handle an i7 at 4 ghz? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-558-_-Product

No, wrong type of kit; if you're building an X58 system with an i7 930, then you
need triple-channel kits, ie. 3 x whateverGB DIMMs.

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No, wrong type of kit; if you're building an X58 system with an i7 930, then you
need triple-channel kits, ie. 3 x whateverGB DIMMs.

Ian.
http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...mory-both.html

Someone linked this to me reassuring me it can be done
post #288 of 329
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http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...mory-both.html

Someone linked this to me reassuring me it can be done
Oh!! Well in that case best of wishes. But I'd still get a triple channel kit
if I was building an X58 system, otherwise where is the advantage of using
X58? Why not use a P55 mbd instead? Indeed, the numerous tests I"ve been
doing recently show there is little to lose, and sometimes something to gain:

http://www.sgidepot.co.uk/misc/pctests.html
http://www.sgidepot.co.uk/misc/stalkercopbench.txt

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you don't need tri channel for x58. it can run dual channel as well.
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you don't need tri channel for x58. it can run dual channel as well.
I gathered that from the earlier reference; my point is, if one is not going to
make use of the triple-channel memory feature of an X58 board, then why
bother with X58 at all?

The better PCIe speeds only help for extreme GPU scaling, ie. for basic SLI/CF
it doesn't much matter:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...pu,2678-5.html

Hence, X58 makes the most sense if one wishes to run multi-GPU at
heavy detail & high-res, in which case one should definitely be making
use of the 3rd channel.

Unless of course one wishes to have a 6-core Intel variant.

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