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Nice job on the OC!!

I have the same board, and it's notorious for high VREG temps with its passive heatsink. The board's max VREG temp is just over 100C, but Jacob over at EVGA recommended that I try and keep it under 80C. I just added a small fan to provide airflow to the heatsink which dropped it's temp by 4C.
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Yep that's exactly what i heard over there too So OP try and add a fan on it if you can

I just wen't for 4.2 at 1.32vcore on my chip but can't get it stable. So i backed it back down to 4.0 at 1.232 and its running IBT completely fine right now. Im gonna run it for a good 50 runs to see what she brings up.
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I actually did this (fans are secured via two-sided automotive trim tape). I even tried adding two copper chipset heatsinks to the base of the VREG heatsink, but they didn't help.



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Ahh those fan's look really good man! What size of fan's are those? Do you think he would be best of adding a larger fan for more CFM?
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Ahh those fan's look really good man! What size of fan's are those? Do you think he would be best of adding a larger fan for more CFM?
Thanks. They are 40mm fans, and are fine for my overclock, which gives me 71C at load. In his case, a larger fan would definitely be advantageous.
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Thanks. They are 40mm fans, and are fine for my overclock, which gives me 71C at load. In his case, a larger fan would definitely be advantageous.
Yeah, im running a 40mm that i have mounted on my NB which is connected to my VRM's by heatpipes so when the NB stay's cool so does my VRM's.

How is that double sided tape holding up? It's not melting or getting gooy on that heatsink? I've thought about using that to mount mine but never knew if it was gonna melt and get all gooy haha.
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Yeah, im running a 40mm that i have mounted on my NB which is connected to my VRM's by heatpipes so when the NB stay's cool so does my VRM's.

How is that double sided tape holding up? It's not melting or getting gooy on that heatsink? I've thought about using that to mount mine but never knew if it was gonna melt and get all gooy haha.
Luckily, my NB comes with a fan. As far as the tape, it does just fine. It's made for automobile trim, so it can withstand high temps. No goo.
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I can try to add something but my noctua is huge :S

thanks again guys!
 
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Luckily, my NB comes with a fan. As far as the tape, it does just fine. It's made for automobile trim, so it can withstand high temps. No goo.
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Cool i should pick some of that up! In the meantime i just passed 20 runs of IBT at 1.232 vcore at 4.0

For me the extra heat and voltage needed for 4.2 is not worth it. Id rather stay at 4.0 with a whole .100v less and have temps a good 8°C less.
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I think I have finally reached stability! I decided to get up after reading joshs advice and bump up my ioh voltage. Result was that I have cleared 136 runs of IBT so far!

I'm going to mess around with my vcore a bit today, but I honestly don't mind where I settled. Thanks for all of the help and input!



Dude, 1.435v is brutal. See if you can get a stable OC around 4 with a BIOS voltage of 1.30000 or lower, otherwise make sure you have a backup chip.


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Dude, 1.435v is brutal. See if you can get a stable OC around 4 with a BIOS voltage of 1.30000 or lower, otherwise make sure you have a backup chip.


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I have a C0 chip. They require high voltage. Please, read this thread.
 
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