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Hey guys hope someone can help. I'm planning on ordering some thermal pads for my gpu a long with some MX-4 to hopefully lower down temps and I was thinking of doing the same for the north and south bridge on my formula. What size thickness should I use for the thermal pads and is MX-4 ok to use on it? Also I'm still not very sure how to apply it as it will be my first so if someone could explain it a bit that would be great!
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Hello Eclipse long time no see. Where you been an how you doin?wave2.gif

~Ceadder:drink:
 
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What should you turn off under bios to know your system wont do anything automatically?

I know cool n quiet but anything else
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Quote:
Originally Posted by odin2free;14874409 
What should you turn off under bios to know your system wont do anything automatically?

I know cool n quiet but anything else
Crosshair Form IV board..with 1090t

CPU Unlocker is the most useless feature. Anything with dedicated 4 cores is already unlocked. No reason for this feature imho.thumb.gif

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Edited by Ceadderman - 9/9/11 at 1:42am
 
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Originally Posted by incurablegeek;14870788 
eclipseaudio4,

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The good people, and you have helped so many of us, are never forgotten. grouphug.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ceadderman;14872391 
Hello Eclipse long time no see. Where you been an how you doin?wave2.gif

~Ceadder:drink:
Quote:
Originally Posted by bo40;14872057 
that she is and so is the sabertooth have both laying on table in my living room but the prettist things in my order are the 2 6990,s and it is good to see you agin

Well guys between school work and home I have had little time for the internet in general. Things are still busy as heck which means very little time to unwind. Good to "see" you all! grouphug.gif




Quote:
Originally Posted by ArtistDeAlec;14871777 
Hey guys hope someone can help. I'm planning on ordering some thermal pads for my gpu a long with some MX-4 to hopefully lower down temps and I was thinking of doing the same for the north and south bridge on my formula. What size thickness should I use for the thermal pads and is MX-4 ok to use on it? Also I'm still not very sure how to apply it as it will be my first so if someone could explain it a bit that would be great!

Here's what you would want for both your GPU memory and the VRM's. MX-4 will be fine on the chipsets. I dont recommend using thermal paste on memory chips or VRM's just because of the thickness needed.

Quote:
Originally Posted by odin2free;14874409 
What should you turn off under bios to know your system wont do anything automatically?

I know cool n quiet but anything else
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ceadderman;14875262 
CPU Unlocker is the most useless feature. Anything with dedicated 4 cores is already unlocked. No reason for this feature imho.thumb.gif

~Ceadder:drink:

CPU unlocker(can actually make it so you cant see temps of the chip), anything spread spectrum, all power saving features (unless thats what you want kookoo.gif)
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Ceadderman and "welcome-home eclipseaudio4", now that you have fielded those "easy" questions and are feeling pretty, pretty good about yourselves, here's one that should stump you (even a certain really-smart Duck didn't know) eek.gif:

Which is better:

1) DDR3 Ganged mode

2) DDR3 Unganged mode

and why?

HA! HA! HA! Gotcha, eh? lachen.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by incurablegeek;14878586 
Ceadderman and "welcome-home eclipseaudio4", now that you have fielded those "easy" questions and are feeling pretty, pretty good about yourselves, here's one that should stump you (even a certain really-smart Duck didn't know) eek.gif:

Which is better:

1) DDR3 Ganged mode

2) DDR3 Unganged mode

and why?

HA! HA! HA! Gotcha, eh? lachen.gif

Question one Ganged.

2nd reason, I don't know. Stability? biggrin.gif

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Here's what I found:

1) http://forums.techarp.com/processors-motherboards-memory/25185-unganged-mode-ddr3.html
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Unganged mode seems to be faster in some apps and slower in some as well.

http://ixbtlabs.com/articles3/cpu/amd-phenom-x4-9850-ganged-unganged-p1.html

From what I can tell 'Unganged mode' means each core is given 1 stick of RAM to use.

2) http://www.overclock.net/amd-memory/324052-ganged-vs-unganged-mode.html#post3768700
Quote:
It is amd's version of Nvidia's Locked vs unlocked architecture.

basically allowing you to use your ram in dual channel vs single channel.

Ganged = dual channel mode for ram. All cores get access to 100% of the ram.

unganged = single channel. Each core gets access to a stick of ram.

In theory, the unganged mode is better as each core will get access to data quicker. In theory.

Some limitations apply... and i dont know muchelse.

Edit: sorry, it also alows you to control the clocks indipendantly from eachother.

Note: I posted this question because I did not have a clue as to the answer and thought that it might be helpful to others to know. Also, I NEVER trust anything I read only once; and I only begin to trust when I keep hearing everyone say the same thing everywhere.

And that, boys and girls, is why this Duck never, ever has any computer problems. rolleyes.gif
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