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I did that yesterday. Same thing, it tried to sleep then kicked right back on. Pain in the neck. Nice rig btw
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Weirdest thing here. What do you guys use for reading CPU temps. Real temp and Core temp show. 42c while EasyTune6 shows 34c. Also when I change the TJmax on the Real temp it lower or highers the temp reading. Am I suppost to Calabriate Real Temp by changeing the TJmax to a certain number. I'm not understanding this.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UNOE;13166038 
Weirdest thing here. What do you guys use for reading CPU temps. Real temp and Core temp show. 42c while EasyTune6 shows 34c. Also when I change the TJmax on the Real temp it lower or highers the temp reading. Am I suppost to Calabriate Real Temp by changeing the TJmax to a certain number. I'm not understanding this.
I don't have my 1366 rig running right now but I think TJmax should be set to 100.
I would check them at load to how close they are.
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Originally Posted by UNOE;13166038 
Weirdest thing here. What do you guys use for reading CPU temps. Real temp and Core temp show. 42c while EasyTune6 shows 34c. Also when I change the TJmax on the Real temp it lower or highers the temp reading. Am I suppost to Calabriate Real Temp by changeing the TJmax to a certain number. I'm not understanding this.

Multi core chips do not have direct temperature sensors. What the sensor actually reads is distance to throttling, and the temperature is inferred from that. To get your idle temps a temperature gradient is used. Idle temps are even more inaccurate than load temps as a result of using this method. The point is though that none of the temperatures are precisely accurate, will vary from chip to chip, and are only really useful as a guide to how far from thermal throttling you are. So idle temps are not worth taking too seriously.

If you want to know more google "realtemp uncle webb xtremesystems". Uncle Webb wrote the prog. There's a long thread that explains how it works.
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post #2545 of 3836
Quote:
Originally Posted by NoGuru;13166238 
I don't have my 1366 rig running right now but I think TJmax should be set to 100.
I would check them at load to how close they are.
Yeah its weird cause you can ajust it to what you want.
Quote:
Originally Posted by alancsalt;13166378 
Multi core chips do not have direct temperature sensors. What the sensor actually reads is distance to throttling, and the temperature is inferred from that. To get your idle temps a temperature gradient is used. Idle temps are even more inaccurate than load temps as a result of using this method. The point is though that none of the temperatures are precisely accurate, will vary from chip to chip, and are only really useful as a guide to how far from thermal throttling you are. So idle temps are not worth taking too seriously.

If you want to know more google "realtemp uncle webb xtremesystems". Uncle Webb wrote the prog. There's a long thread that explains how it works.
I under stand makes more since this is helpful, its just a guide to temps for my own OC monitoring, and I shouldnt pay to much attention to my idle temps.

Should the TJmax be set at 100 ?
I was looking into some software that might shut down my computer at a certain temputre is detected. It there anything that would do that for me ?
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UNOE;13166554 
Yeah its weird cause you can ajust it to what you want.


I under stand makes more since this is helpful, its just a guide to temps for my own OC monitoring, and I shouldnt pay to much attention to my idle temps.

Should the TJmax be set at 100 ?
I was looking into some software that might shut down my computer at a certain temputre is detected. It there anything that would do that for me ?
Yeah, 100 is where it should be set. Thermal throttling is in your BIOS so unless you have it disabled it will shut down once you hit 100C.
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Okay another question I just build my first loop (background cheer and clapping). So Im working on a pretty heavy 24/7 OC. My chip is insured with OC insurance so I don't care if I burn it out. But want to push a really hard 24/7 clock to get my moneys worth out of this chip. Currently I have it at 4.46Ghz with vcore in Bios at 1.4825. QPI at 1.45. What my question is, is what is good max QPI voltage. I changed my TIM on my northbridge and I think its staying really cool even at 1.45 volts. My HWMonitor temp for TMPIN1 never goes over 54c. I think this is the northbridge ? I also checked the LED on the board nothing is red everything is in the green during full load running LinX. I think It can go further too but not sure what is recommended. I think I'm willing to go slightly over what most might say is safe. Because I have that extra assurance with the insurance on my chip I payed a extra $25 for.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UNOE;13171603 
Okay another question I just build my first loop (background cheer and clapping). So Im working on a pretty heavy 24/7 OC. My chip is insured with OC insurance so I don't care if I burn it out. But want to push a really hard 24/7 clock to get my moneys worth out of this chip. Currently I have it at 4.46Ghz with vcore in Bios at 1.4825. QPI at 1.45. What my question is, is what is good max QPI voltage. I changed my TIM on my northbridge and I think its staying really cool even at 1.45 volts. My HWMonitor temp for TMPIN1 never goes over 54c. I think this is the northbridge ? I also checked the LED on the board nothing is red everything is in the green during full load running LinX. I think It can go further too but not sure what is recommended. I think I'm willing to go slightly over what most might say is safe. Because I have that extra assurance with the insurance on my chip I payed a extra $25 for.
Wait, you paid extra for overclock insurance? You have got to tell me more, lol. Where did you buy this chip from? All Intel chips come with a 3 year warranty.
As far as safe limits, that is debatable. How long do you want to keep the chip and how much more extra speed do you want.
I say as long as temps are good take it right until you don't feel safe anymore.
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Hey Guys I have a question for you smile.gif .

I currently own a renderfarm with 6 1366 UD-5 core i7 930's in them.

All have 12 GB of ram and have been running absolutely fine for more than a year now.

I was wondering about the following, I have every generation of UD5 here, from the weirdly colored one to the latest rev 2.0. I am planning an upgrade to 6 core 48 GB of ram.

I checked the website of gigabyte and found out they have support for the 6 core so no problem there, my concern however is that they state the maximum amount of ram is only 24GB of ram.

Does the UD-5 take 8GB sticks of ram or am I seriously out of luck here? Are there people on here with real world experience? I don't want to fork out a huge amount of money only to find out it doesn't work :s .

I would really like to know because this upgrade could prolong the rendering life of my machines by another 3 to 5 years!

Thanks again (reps for answers)!
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Originally Posted by Shademaster;13172453 
Hey Guys I have a question for you smile.gif .

I currently own a renderfarm with 6 1366 UD-5 core i7 930's in them.

All have 12 GB of ram and have been running absolutely fine for more than a year now.

I was wondering about the following, I have every generation of UD5 here, from the weirdly colored one to the latest rev 2.0. I am planning an upgrade to 6 core 48 GB of ram.

I checked the website of gigabyte and found out they have support for the 6 core so no problem there, my concern however is that they state the maximum amount of ram is only 24GB of ram.

Does the UD-5 take 8GB sticks of ram or am I seriously out of luck here? Are there people on here with real world experience? I don't want to fork out a huge amount of money only to find out it doesn't work :s .

I would really like to know because this upgrade could prolong the rendering life of my machines by another 3 to 5 years!

Thanks again (reps for answers)!



you are going to need to run a 6core xeon to run over 24gb

http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=47920
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