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post #1421 of 1895
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Hi, I've just set up my i5 rig using the GD53. Can anyone share their BIOS template for overclocks? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

At the moment I'm running Prime95 (Small FFT) for 1hr now with the settings below:

4.70GHz
VCore 1.375
CPU I/O 1.17
System Agent Voltage 1.185
47 multi
RAM: 999-24 1T @ 1600MHz Linked 1.50v
Ouch, that's an awfully high System Agent and your CPUIO is up there too. I'd definitely lower your System Agent to around 0.925 and your CPUIO to around 1.10. It shouldn't cause any instability, but you might have to increase DRAM voltage a bit after lowering CPUIO.

This is what we all use as a reference and it should work for you too as all MSI boards are fairly similar: http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...-oc-guide.html

Also know that SB has an idle bug, so it's actually harder to get it stable at idle than at load. If you want to run a true stability test, leave it idle for 10-12 hours (or surf the interwebs or whatever as long as it doesn't make your CPU work too much).
Edited by B!0HaZard - 6/26/11 at 2:53am
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post #1422 of 1895
Two questions.

1. Does it matter what measurement of the 120mm fan is needed for the
prolimatech Megahalems? 120x25mm? 120x38mm?

2. I need a good, cheap full tower case any recommendations?
post #1423 of 1895
Ur prob not going to get any.full tower cheap. I like the.phantom but its a bit pricy. The haf 932 might be cheaper although I don't know the price right now Srry.
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Two questions.

1. Does it matter what measurement of the 120mm fan is needed for the
prolimatech Megahalems? 120x25mm? 120x38mm?

2. I need a good, cheap full tower case any recommendations?
The Megahalems supports both 25 and 38 mm.
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post #1425 of 1895
Alrighty I ordered my i5 Woot!
FINALLY
post #1426 of 1895
All clubs should have a similar application process. The Google Spreadsheet was very convenient, well done.

I heart.gif MSI. My GD65 is beautiful and the blue phase indicators are super. :thumbs:
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All clubs should have a similar application process. The Google Spreadsheet was very convenient, well done.

I MSI. My GD65 is beautiful and the blue phase indicators are super.
Thanks, even though it wasn't my idea
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great board the GD65 is!
reviewed mine here !
http://www.eteknix.com/motherboards/...d-review-1256/

shocked at how low the voltages were that were taking me to high frequencies !
    
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great board the GD65 is!
reviewed mine here !
http://www.eteknix.com/motherboards/...d-review-1256/

shocked at how low the voltages were that were taking me to high frequencies !
Added your review to the OP.
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RMA arrived in the City of Industry yesterday (home of 230 residents and 80,000 jobs) and shipped out today. Im impressed.

The only thing that gets me is that they didnt tell me if they fixed it, or if Im getting a replacement (should be new since they wont have many if any refurbished units yet)

And since they used standard groundshipping so it wont make it to Ohio until Wednesday or Thursday of next week.
    
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