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Hey, I've just got my CIVF, and I've been overclocking it a bit. I've got two questions:

1) I want the computer to run in near-silent mode sometimes, and jet engine taking off when I'm out of the house and don't have to hear it folding. I can set my 6850's fan speed through AMD Vision and set my profiles, and change that while in windows, but the only way I have to change my CPU fan speed is in the BIOS. Is there a way to set fan speed profiles from windows?

2) I did my overclock by upping the FSB speed to 240. Should I leave it at 200 and change the multiplier instead? What's the difference between say 16x240 and 19x200? Is one going to be better/more efficient than the other?

1. Give Speedfan a try and see if it lets you do what you want.

2. The difference is the multiplier only effects the processor. Adjusting your base also overclocks other portions of your system such as your memory. If you memory is able to hold stable at its now overclocked value no reason not to keep it as is really. You can also do a combination of both in order to best get both the memory and cpu speeds you desire.
     
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Go to the ASUS site and download the SATA driver for the AMD 990 FX Sabertooth mobo. This is the one I use on my 6 SSD RAID strip. I did improved my Read/Write speed.
Attachment 223895

Thanks for the info but again no luck, the driver would not run my chip is a JB363 and in Device Manager it was failing.

I did however fallback on my training to my very first build a 286@12Mhz many years ago and what I did got me running much faster than I was and more inline with spec of my SSD... This is how I solved the issue.

- I wiped the SSD completely.
- I connected the SSD to SATA slot 1 {AHCI} and the DVD to slot 6 {IDE}, also in BIOS set the speed to SATA III instead of auto.
- I used the great SSD write-up here http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html. Please note I did not change the registry for msahci, see below for reason.

- But the big difference is that instead of using thw WIN 7 AHCI driver, during the custom install on WIN 7 I loaded the AMD ACHI driver from a USB drive that came with the install CD for the Crosshair IV board, I checked for hours online yesterday and could not find a new release that worked with my controller chip so this is the one for this M/B.

This pushed me over 100Meg faster reads in HD Tune and over 150 points higher score with AS SSD benchmark, also I am not seeing the drops when running HD Tune it is more constant... Just for ****s and giggles this morning after testing again and making these screen shots, I went into the registry and changed the msahci from 3 to 0 and re-ran both tests and with HD Tune I could see the sharp drops in read speed, and I was 21 pionts lower with AS SSD, so I put it back to 3...


Thanks again for the help, and I hope my trouble shooting and fix posted here helps someone else, one less headache for someone to deal with...




    
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as an update to my airconditioned computer case it has been and still is awsome no condensation problems and as from start up is still insanely cool and to add i am not running liquid at all at this time my cpu cooler is a 6 year old asus silent square
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as an update to my airconditioned computer case it has been and still is awsome no condensation problems and as from start up is still insanely cool and to add i am not running liquid at all at this time my cpu cooler is a 6 year old asus silent square
What clocks are you running at?
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What clocks are you running at?
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Nice. I'll stick with my foray into water but that's awesome possum!

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I'mmmmm baaaaaaacccccckkkkkk!

Well I FINALLY am up and running... well, my rig is. Winds up being it was not me, no ESD (Electro Static Discharge) or anything like that.

Wanked PSU (sigh). Tried the new PSU on the old CH4F and no go though so my having to get new mobo was required. When I get a budget I may get a better PSU but so far this one is nice. Quiet. Not as hot as the previous one. Have a nice little tester that helped me out also.

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Nice! I need to get me one of those. How much that set you back and where'd you get it Kah? If you don't mind me asking of course.

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Cheddar Man! like the new avy
    
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Nice! I need to get me one of those. How much that set you back and where'd you get it Kah? If you don't mind me asking of course.

~Ceadder
$16.99 here in PR but I see it as low as $13.99 in the US. Thermltake has one that is like $5-6 bucks cheaper but it's not as flexible as this one is. This ULTRA does power SATA checks and all.
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