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Oh that makes much more sense haha.

Well my temps are idle:27-29c after 1 hour prime95: 58-61c

Thing is it peaks sometimes and that worries me. I mean its at 50c let say, and it could jump to 58c for a second and go back down.


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It looks amazing! I bet its nice to see all your hard work pay off. smile.gif
     
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Az, a good benchmark to see how good your chip is to see if you can do 4.4Ghz at 1.2v. If it can do that, its probably a golden chip. But if you're unlucky like me, I only managed 1.312v for my 4.4Ghz OC. rolleyes.gif
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post #14933 of 18217
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It looks amazing! I bet its nice to see all your hard work pay off. smile.gif

Thanks means alot. It took me ages, but worth it smile.gif
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Az, a good benchmark to see how good your chip is to see if you can do 4.4Ghz at 1.2v. If it can do that, its probably a golden chip. But if you're unlucky like me, I only managed 1.312v for my 4.4Ghz OC. rolleyes.gif

I don't think i can. I think I can get 4.2 at 1.25 maybe. Ill give it a go.
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post #14934 of 18217
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Airflow would be the only reason.

I wouldn't just because the aesthetics will likely suffer. I've yet to see someone do that and make it look stock. You could challenge your dad to cut your case blindfolded though. biggrin.gif

@Recr3ational, Project Carbon looks great! I'm loving that PSU shroud.
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post #14935 of 18217
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Where do you work Krully?


One of the larger Swedish etailers as a customer service rep. We got a fairly large batch of Powercolor cards and there's been a few problems with a few of em. Not that many, but considerably more than usual for cards of that range. redface.gif


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I wouldn't just because the aesthetics will likely suffer. I've yet to see someone do that and make it look stock. You could challenge your dad to cut your case blindfolded though. biggrin.gif

@Recr3ational, Project Carbon looks great! I'm loving that PSU shroud.

I cut out my mesh out back while I was already cutting everything out. Don't regret it but it does look a bit strange.
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post #14936 of 18217
Yo guys.
What power saving settings am I supposed to turn on for intel? I reckon that's the thing I'm missing. Cos my cpu can't be stable at 4.5 with anything below 1.35v now. I've messed around with the bios to much and messed it up.
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post #14937 of 18217
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I cut out my mesh out back while I was already cutting everything out. Don't regret it but it does look a bit strange.

There's nothing wrong with doing that. I just think it's not worth doing for the negligible performance increase unless you can make it look like it's part of the original design of the case. Unless of course it's being done for intake and unbearable noises are being emitted much like the front stock fan.
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Yo guys.
What power saving settings am I supposed to turn on for intel? I reckon that's the thing I'm missing. Cos my cpu can't be stable at 4.5 with anything below 1.35v now. I've messed around with the bios to much and messed it up.

Do you have an option to enable Turbo Mode?

With my Sandy Bridge cpu I don't do anything to set voltage. I just turn on Turbo Mode, set the upper limit multiplier to something like 46 if I want a 4.6 gHz OC and then I let the BIOS select the voltage that is needed to maintain the overclock.

The trick to this type of OC is utilities like CPU-Z will report your clock speeds as being at stock speeds until an application needs additional processing overhead and then the BIOS will speed up the cpu to what is needed to complete the task.

I know with my Sabertooth Z77 and Sandy Bridge cpu this is the preferred method to use for over-clocking. A manual oc is still possible, but then you are running your CPU at max speeds for every task it does with a constant voltage rate applied to the cpu, which shortens its life marginally. Using Turbo Mode allows the OC to scale with the amount of data that needs to be processed so you are using minimum clock speeds and voltage as much as possible.

EDIT: I did a search on Turbo Mode for the Z87 chipset you have and it looks like Turbo Mode isn't the solution for Haswell like it was for Sandy Bridge. I did find this link though.

http://www.overclockers.com/3step-guide-to-overclock-intel-haswell
Edited by NaciremaDiputs - 2/11/14 at 11:08am
     
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post #14939 of 18217
And the case is disassembled! What a mess, I don't have enough room.

Won't cut the back mesh than. smile.gif

thx guys

I still have to find a solution for my Hdd's frown.gif
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Do you have an option to enable Turbo Mode?

With my Sandy Bridge cpu I don't do anything to set voltage. I just turn on Turbo Mode, set the upper limit multiplier to something like 46 if I want a 4.6 gHz OC and then I let the BIOS select the voltage that is needed to maintain the overclock.

The trick to this type of OC is utilities like CPU-Z will report your clock speeds as being at stock speeds until an application needs additional processing overhead and then the BIOS will speed up the cpu to what is needed to complete the task.

I know with my Sabertooth Z77 and Sandy Bridge cpu this is the preferred method to use for over-clocking. A manual oc is still possible, but then you are running your CPU at max speeds for every task it does with a constant voltage rate applied to the cpu, which shortens its life marginally. Using Turbo Mode allows the OC to scale with the amount of data that needs to be processed so you are using minimum clock speeds and voltage as much as possible.

EDIT: I did a search on Turbo Mode for the Z87 chipset you have and it looks like Turbo Mode isn't the solution for Haswell like it was for Sandy Bridge. I did find this link though.

http://www.overclockers.com/3step-guide-to-overclock-intel-haswell

You're a star, rep.
Thanks I'll read through it.

Edit: Wow he basically just up the multiplier and voltage. That's it. No LLC or anything.
Edited by Recr3ational - 2/11/14 at 11:45am
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