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if you are using a 6 core you should use slots 2 and 4 the black ones
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Two modules are better for higher rated memory (which is anything over 1333 MHz.) It all points to it having an easier time handling overclocked memory on the Red slots, as that is how 890FX/790FXs were. I personally know that 1090T can run 2050 MHz (7-9-7-24), on all 4 Dimms (so 8 or 16 GB).

It all depends on the quality of RAM you got, and how much voltage you put in.

I was hoping to have my OC => Voltage guide done, but it looks like I won't have it finished by the time I have to ship off the processor. Maybe Eclipse can take over
Ok.....these two posts confuse me. I have 2 sticks of ram. They are G.Skill Ripjaw DDR3 1600 modules. Which slots should my ram be in? They are currently in the red slots.....should they be in the black slots? or does it matter?
 
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Thank you so much, eclipseaudio4. I'm not gonna screw around with the H50 then, because Sir Clumsy here has learned that he can torque the CPU especially when removing the unit. Perhaps it's just me.

I do want the best cooling I can have without (right now at least) going crazy with water cooling. So I'm safe then at 4.0 with my 3.2 1090T? (It looks like a NO with the H50)

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Beefylicious - see pic's post 5718 if you hav'nt done so
yup saw them.. it's just that those coolers are not available here in my country.. i'm finding a way to fit Prolimatech's Super Mega.. cause obviously CM V6 GT won't fit.. if all else fails then I don't have much choice but to pick Corsair's h50/70..
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Thank you so much, eclipseaudio4. I'm not gonna screw around with the H50 then, because Sir Clumsy here has learned that he can torque the CPU especially when removing the unit. Perhaps it's just me.

I do want the best cooling I can have without (right now at least) going crazy with water cooling. So I'm safe then at 4.0 with my 3.2 1090T? (It looks like a NO with the H50)

(Every day I learn something new and valuable at OCN. Thanks to all. )
I personally wont get one, well maybe just to play with a little.... As long as your temps are under control your fine. Everyone has to remember that AMD states max tamp at say 62. That is the temp it should be able to be run at for ~10 years without failure.

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yup saw them.. it's just that those coolers are not available here in my country.. i'm finding a way to fit Prolimatech's Super Mega.. cause obviously CM V6 GT won't fit.. if all else fails then I don't have much choice but to pick Corsair's h50/70..
The super mega(megalehelms) will work but you will lose the first slot because of the fan needed on it. I used to run a mega(think I still have it for backup) and with a 25mm thick fan it touched the tops of my normal height memory. Worst case you move the fan up a bit or just do a pull configuration.
Edited by eclipseaudio4 - 11/27/10 at 9:44pm
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Ok.....these two posts confuse me. I have 2 sticks of ram. They are G.Skill Ripjaw DDR3 1600 modules. Which slots should my ram be in? They are currently in the red slots.....should they be in the black slots? or does it matter?
you may run them in the red or black slot and may not see a difference
asus has update the placement of memory and with a 6 core and high speed memory they suggest putting them in the black slots
    
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Why sad? I use that H70 and am happy with it right now. I used to have the Noctua NH-D14, and liked it too. A lot of the performance depends on case air flow and air flow layout. The Noctua performed very well in my old Antec 902 case, but the H70 does better than the Noctua in my new Corsair 800D case. The H70 also doesn't cover as much of my motherboard or ram as the Noctua did.
 
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you may run them in the red or black slot and may not see a difference
asus has update the placement of memory and with a 6 core and high speed memory they suggest putting them in the black slots
Then I will try them in the black slots to see if that helps with overclocking at all. Thanks for the info! +rep.
 
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Ok.....these two posts confuse me. I have 2 sticks of ram. They are G.Skill Ripjaw DDR3 1600 modules. Which slots should my ram be in? They are currently in the red slots.....should they be in the black slots? or does it matter?
For your RAM ...it doesn't matter.
Black slots might help you to hit high speeds(2000+).
That happened to me. G.SKILL PI Series RAM @ 2000 7-9-7, no way in the red slots, no problems in the black slots.
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I use that H70 and am happy with it right now.
Yeh, I buy only the CoolerMaster HAF932 cases (2 now), because of the air flow which is superb.

What scares me with the H50 is not knowing how far to tighten down the screws and not damage the pins on an LGA. That's what I think I did with my 6-core. Is there less danger of damaging the CPU with the Noctua NH-D14?
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I don't think that either is different. It said to tighten the screws all the way, but not to over tighten them. To me that means tighten them till there is pressure, but not till you actually have to put some force into them.

My H70 screws are tightened all the way down, but no "extra" force was used other than regular tightening.
 
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