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post #4431 of 6493
Sorry you can't get them working. On another note and to totally change the subject, I am LOVING my Hyper 212+ cooler. For $29.00 , you can't beat that. You have to understand, I've had this Q6600 under stock cooling for 3 yrs. I could overclock but I never felt real comfortable about it. The temps were just too high. So I'd go back and forth between stock, 2.7, 3.0 and 3.2. I did manage to boot and run windows for several hours @ 3.6 thanks to the help I got here.....

But I'm just sayin', going from stock cooler to this is like a dream come true for me. I was wondering though, this cooler fan ramps up with the heat. The hotter it gets the faster the fan runs. Is there a way I can control this manually? Just curious. The install was a slight PITA but I sorta knew what to expect going in. Right now I'm at 3.2 ghz and @ 35c and around 62c Prime Blend.

I was not able to do that before. Temps way too hot. I'm still lowering the Vcore one notch at a time and testing overnight. I do IBT first and if it passes that then I do P95 blend for 24hrs. If I pass, I lower Vcore and repeat. Anyway, I'm glad the Hyper 212+ works for me.
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post #4432 of 6493
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Quote:
Originally Posted by R.D.BID;14916874 
Well guys, I really appreciate all your help with this. I just don't get why it's not working. I ran some CAT5 from my router to the PC and the internet connected no problem.
It's really frustrating why I can't get the wirelss pci cards to work. They worked a few days ago and now not a single one I've tried (3 total) will get me online.

Guess I gotta go wired from now on.

R.D.BID, the wireless route requires you to be within a certain range, right positioning, using paired products for optimal performance and stuff...

try the pci card in pci slots and see if it works... could be the card or could be the mobo...

USB wireless adapter in my experience is just plain faulty. (I know you have a pci card)

Check also to see if your computer is infected with virus, malware, or etc.

Install Internet security software like Comodo for free.
Quote:
Originally Posted by concretefire;14917541 
Sorry you can't get them working. On another note and to totally change the subject, I am LOVING my Hyper 212+ cooler. For $29.00 , you can't beat that. You have to understand, I've had this Q6600 under stock cooling for 3 yrs. I could overclock but I never felt real comfortable about it. The temps were just too high. So I'd go back and forth between stock, 2.7, 3.0 and 3.2. I did manage to boot and run windows for several hours @ 3.6 thanks to the help I got here.....

But I'm just sayin', going from stock cooler to this is like a dream come true for me. I was wondering though, this cooler fan ramps up with the heat. The hotter it gets the faster the fan runs. Is there a way I can control this manually? Just curious. The install was a slight PITA but I sorta knew what to expect going in. Right now I'm at 3.2 ghz and @ 35c and around 62c Prime Blend.

I was not able to do that before. Temps way too hot. I'm still lowering the Vcore one notch at a time and testing overnight. I do IBT first and if it passes that then I do P95 blend for 24hrs. If I pass, I lower Vcore and repeat. Anyway, I'm glad the Hyper 212+ works for me.

concretefire, I got mine for $20CAD + tax wink.gifbiggrin.gif
     
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post #4433 of 6493
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jetpak12;14917450 
Hey guys! I just stumbled onto this thread recently and would like to join. I've been running my P5Q Pro/E8500 combo for almost 3 years now. This platform has been rock solid, and I'm not planning on upgrading until Ivy.

I've been playing around with my clocks and the highest I've gotten somewhat stable is 4.4GHz with 1.4V. I ran that 24/7 for a few weeks until I started getting some blue screens so I dropped it back to 4.2 where I knew it was solid on stock volts. And then I tightened up my RAM timings a bit to compensate. cool.gif

CPU-Z validation is in sig.

Welcome aboard and Welcome to OCN jetpak12!!! cheers.gif

That CPU-Z validation of yours looking great! wink.gif

Feel free to post and make yourself at home. grouphug.gif

P.S.: Try up the VCore a notch or two and see if it can run stably @ 4.4GHz.
Edited by ocman - 9/13/11 at 9:17am
     
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Originally Posted by ocman;14918372 
R.D.BID, the wireless route requires you to be within a certain range, right positioning, using paired products for optimal performance and stuff...

try the pci card in pci slots and see if it works... could be the card or could be the mobo...

USB wireless adapter in my experience is just plain faulty. (I know you have a pci card)

Check also to see if your computer is infected with virus, malware, or etc.

Install Internet security software like Comodo for free.



concretefire, I got mine for $20CAD + tax wink.gifbiggrin.gif

BITE ME! smile.gif (j/k) Just realized I have mine mounted horizontal with the case instead of vertical.......(Facepalm) Still works good. smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by concretefire;14918516 
BITE ME! smile.gif (j/k) Just realized I have mine mounted horizontal with the case instead of vertical.......(Facepalm) Still works good. smile.gif

concretefire, how are your fans configuration inside the chassis like?

EDIT: could installing Hyper 212+ horizontally traps more dust than it being vertically installed?
Edited by ocman - 9/12/11 at 11:34pm
     
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BITE ME! smile.gif (j/k) Just realized I have mine mounted horizontal with the case instead of vertical.......(Facepalm) Still works good. smile.gif

You know, that really doesn't sound like too bad of an idea. If you had the fans pushing UP to the top of the case, and then with a good exhaust fan on top of that, I bet you would still see some good temps. I guess the only downside is that you might be pulling up hot air from your graphics card(s).
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Welcome aboard and Welcome to OCN jetpak12!!! cheers.gif

That CPU-Z validation of yours looking great! wink.gif

Feel free to post and make yourself at home. grouphug.gif

P.S.: Try up the VCore a notch or two and see if it can run stably @ 4.4GHz.

Thanks for the warm welcome ocman!

Yeah, I was at 1.4, and tried one notch above that (something lame like 1.40625) but it just wasn't solid. That and I'm too nervous to go above 1.4 when this is my only system I have to play with.

I can get to the desktop at 4.4GHz just fine, and it used to be able to run IBT and a few hours of p95 just fine, but lately it just started to get more and more unstable. I had heard that people start hitting a "voltage wall" at some point with OC'ing the E8X00 chips with really nowhere to go, so I figured I had just reached mine.

And on a side note, I saw in the OP the link to setting up hybrid PhysX (ATI+Nvidia). Have people had good success with this on the P5Q?
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ocman and jetpak12, .......

ocman, I don't have any other fans because I have a full tower and the side is off all the time. In fact, I don't even know where the side is. Lol. With how "open" everything is, I don't see any way there is any trapped heat in the case. I'm sure if I put all the fans in where they were supposed to be I could lower temps a few C but to me it's not worth the noise or hassle.

jetpak12, you nailed exactly what I was thinking, but the odd part is it doesn't work out that way. I had the HSfan installed underneath....drawing hot air up from my GPU card. (radeon 4870) and I decided to reverse that. So I moved the HSfan on top blowing down and it didn't take me very long to see that configuration was about 5c warmer.

So I put the fan back on the bottom blowing up. 5c cooler. Weird huh? At any rate, I think I'm going to just leave it alone now. I doubt reseating it will provide a big difference. I'm very happy with my temps.
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Thanks for the warm welcome ocman!

Yeah, I was at 1.4, and tried one notch above that (something lame like 1.40625) but it just wasn't solid. That and I'm too nervous to go above 1.4 when this is my only system I have to play with.

I can get to the desktop at 4.4GHz just fine, and it used to be able to run IBT and a few hours of p95 just fine, but lately it just started to get more and more unstable. I had heard that people start hitting a "voltage wall" at some point with OC'ing the E8X00 chips with really nowhere to go, so I figured I had just reached mine.

And on a side note, I saw in the OP the link to setting up hybrid PhysX (ATI+Nvidia). Have people had good success with this on the P5Q?

jetpak12, the method works if followed closely... like in 2 steps. tongue.gif

Just make sure you have a good PSU that can supply the needed juice. wink.gif

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ocman and jetpak12, .......

ocman, I don't have any other fans because I have a full tower and the side is off all the time. In fact, I don't even know where the side is. Lol. With how "open" everything is, I don't see any way there is any trapped heat in the case. I'm sure if I put all the fans in where they were supposed to be I could lower temps a few C but to me it's not worth the noise or hassle.

jetpak12, you nailed exactly what I was thinking, but the odd part is it doesn't work out that way. I had the HSfan installed underneath....drawing hot air up from my GPU card. (radeon 4870) and I decided to reverse that. So I moved the HSfan on top blowing down and it didn't take me very long to see that configuration was about 5c warmer.

So I put the fan back on the bottom blowing up. 5c cooler. Weird huh? At any rate, I think I'm going to just leave it alone now. I doubt reseating it will provide a big difference. I'm very happy with my temps.

I see... and btw, the cause of temps difference is because hot air rises up. wink.gif

P.S. jetpak12, I've actually set VCore to 1.43750V in BIOS (1.416V in CPU-Z) lately due to some instability with my used to be stable 4GHz OC with 1.42500 VCore (1.4V in CPU-Z). 4GHz is stable again!
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yeah I know hot air rises up. That's what I'm saying. It's weird. I have my 4870 directly under the HSfan of the Hyper 212+. I can put my hand in between the space and I can most def feel the heat from the GPU.....rising up through my HSfan and then blowing through the fins on the heat sink itself.

What I was saying, since hot air rises and cold air falls, it would seem logical to move my heat sink fan to the top of the heat sink blowing cooler air down. I have put my hand on top and underneath the heat sink. The coldest air is definitely on top because there is no GPU heat.

Yet when I reversed the fan and put it on top, I went 5c warmer. I know in theory the heat is supposed to be at the top of my case, but my case is open and very very little heat is in there. All the heat that can be felt by hand comes from the GPU. And it's above the GPU. (hot air rising from GPU) ANd my fan for the heat sink is directly above all that heat, pushing that heat through the fins and I'm 5c cooler that way. That is weird.
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