Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › Is it already too late for this 980X?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Is it already too late for this 980X?

post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 
A friend of mine's i7-980XX EE has been idling at a cool 60c and under load at 100c for quite a while now. (Don't ask.) Just yesterday he had a weird crash - from what he said - it was hard to interpret - he had a bsod, but still had a mouse and it was artifacting (not sure) like crazy. Is this a result of the heat it was experiencing? Also, on a side note, does heat affect a processor's stability? My proccy turns out it was unstable after an hour or so of prime because I was too lazy to properly test it the first time. I was wondering if this was related to that one time I forgot to plug in my water pump.
The Butthurt Box
(21 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2500K P67 Professional AMD Radeon HD 6950 unlock NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 2gb 
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws G.Skill Ripjaws Intel X25-V Seagate Barracuda 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Goflex USB 3.0 24x DVD R/W DL Win7 Ultermate 64 Acer 20in 1600x900 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Compaq 20in 1600x900 17in Dell 1280x1024 19in Gateway 1280x1024 Razer Blackwidow mech w/ cherry MX blues 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Kingwin LZ-750 HAF 932 + sound activated lights Logitech G500 Rosewill USB headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 4 3.2ghz w/ HT HP Intel IGP 4gb Mushkin DDR2 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
80gb sata WinXP Pro HP OEM HP Small form factor 
  hide details  
Reply
The Butthurt Box
(21 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2500K P67 Professional AMD Radeon HD 6950 unlock NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 2gb 
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws G.Skill Ripjaws Intel X25-V Seagate Barracuda 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Goflex USB 3.0 24x DVD R/W DL Win7 Ultermate 64 Acer 20in 1600x900 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Compaq 20in 1600x900 17in Dell 1280x1024 19in Gateway 1280x1024 Razer Blackwidow mech w/ cherry MX blues 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Kingwin LZ-750 HAF 932 + sound activated lights Logitech G500 Rosewill USB headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 4 3.2ghz w/ HT HP Intel IGP 4gb Mushkin DDR2 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
80gb sata WinXP Pro HP OEM HP Small form factor 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 11
yes heat does affect stability.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i3 540 P7H55M-Pro XFX 6770 OCZ Platinum 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Vertex 2E  Samsung F4 Maxtor DiamondMax 23 LG Super-multi Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Coolermaster Hyper212+ Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit LG W2361V Razer Tarantula 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair CX430v2 Coolermaster Elite 335 Logitech MX518 Roccat Taito 
AudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar DG Logitech Z523 2.1 Speakers Sennheiser PC350 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i3 540 P7H55M-Pro XFX 6770 OCZ Platinum 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
OCZ Vertex 2E  Samsung F4 Maxtor DiamondMax 23 LG Super-multi Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Coolermaster Hyper212+ Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit LG W2361V Razer Tarantula 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair CX430v2 Coolermaster Elite 335 Logitech MX518 Roccat Taito 
AudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar DG Logitech Z523 2.1 Speakers Sennheiser PC350 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 11
Ship it to me, ITS BORKEN!!
post #4 of 11
I'm going to hope those temps are an exaggeration...Surely they must be, i couldn't even imagine my 65nm QX6700 surviving that.
post #5 of 11
Take out and clean heatsink

Preferably buy a good, aftermarket one such as a el cheapo 30$$ Cooler Master Hyper 212
PC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 870 @ 4 GHZ p7p55d-e pro EVGA GTS 450 G skill ddr3 eco Cas7 @ 1670 MHZ 
Power
Seasonic M12ii 620w 
  hide details  
Reply
PC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 870 @ 4 GHZ p7p55d-e pro EVGA GTS 450 G skill ddr3 eco Cas7 @ 1670 MHZ 
Power
Seasonic M12ii 620w 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 11
Heat > Processors lifespan.

Was your friend running his 980x on a passive stock Intel heatsink to idle at 60*c?
Black Sand
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k @ 4.8GHz ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 SLI 8GB Corsair Dominator GT @ 1885 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
60GB Mushkin Callisto Deluxe +1TB WD Caviar Black Windows 7 Home Premium ASUS VW246 Corsair HX-850 
Case
HAF 932 
  hide details  
Reply
Black Sand
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k @ 4.8GHz ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z EVGA GTX 580 SLI 8GB Corsair Dominator GT @ 1885 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
60GB Mushkin Callisto Deluxe +1TB WD Caviar Black Windows 7 Home Premium ASUS VW246 Corsair HX-850 
Case
HAF 932 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 11
Are you serious?! Even the STOCK i7 980 cooler should keep the temperature low. I oced my 970 to 4.0 with the stock cooler and it idled around 35.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 P6X58D Premium Evga GTX480 SCC Patriot V2 Sector 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Intel SSD 160Gb Windows 7 Pro 64bit Sony Bravia 46' Seasonic M12D 850W 
Case
NXZT Phantom 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 970 P6X58D Premium Evga GTX480 SCC Patriot V2 Sector 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Intel SSD 160Gb Windows 7 Pro 64bit Sony Bravia 46' Seasonic M12D 850W 
Case
NXZT Phantom 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 11
What cooler is you friend using?

What voltage is he running, and at what speeds?

Those are insane temps, and how long has he been @ 100C on full load?

"Quite a while now" sounds like a long time, all that heat will degrade the life of the chip for sure.

I wasn't happy when I was going over 80-85 on full load when I started overclocking this chip. IMO being in the mid to high 70's is the most you should aim for full loads to maintain a long lasting chip, plus of course being under 1.35v.

I've seen other 980x running on higher voltage, but they're under water.
(Is your friend even using a cooler?)
2010rig
(14 items)
 
Galaxy S3
(8 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5660 @ 4.5  ASUS P6X58D-E 980TI? 12GB OCZ Platinum - 7-7-7-21 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1 80GB SSD x25m - 3TB F3 + F4 NH-D14 Windows 7 Ultimate LG 47LH55 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Natural Wireless Keyboard Corsair 750HX CM 690 II Advanced MX 518 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1500mhz Adreno 225 Samsung 2GB 16GB Onboard Flash 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Android 4.4.2 - CM11 4.8" AMOLED 1280x720 2100 mAh battery Otterbox Defender 
  hide details  
Reply
2010rig
(14 items)
 
Galaxy S3
(8 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5660 @ 4.5  ASUS P6X58D-E 980TI? 12GB OCZ Platinum - 7-7-7-21 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1 80GB SSD x25m - 3TB F3 + F4 NH-D14 Windows 7 Ultimate LG 47LH55 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Natural Wireless Keyboard Corsair 750HX CM 690 II Advanced MX 518 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1500mhz Adreno 225 Samsung 2GB 16GB Onboard Flash 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Android 4.4.2 - CM11 4.8" AMOLED 1280x720 2100 mAh battery Otterbox Defender 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
A friend of mine's i7-980XX EE has been idling at a cool 60c and under load at 100c for quite a while now. (Don't ask.) Just yesterday he had a weird crash - from what he said - it was hard to interpret - he had a bsod, but still had a mouse and it was artifacting (not sure) like crazy. Is this a result of the heat it was experiencing? Also, on a side note, does heat affect a processor's stability? My proccy turns out it was unstable after an hour or so of prime because I was too lazy to properly test it the first time. I was wondering if this was related to that one time I forgot to plug in my water pump.
Notice how tough that Black Logo chip held under even the most n00bishly abusive situation ever. Only a man's system can do that my friends... only a 1366.

Let's see if Mom's Sandy Bridge can take something like this valiant 980X has had to endure.

I don't think so.
Edited by session_user - 1/30/11 at 10:26am
post #10 of 11
You guys seem to be forgetting the thermal shutoffs. The processor should be able to throttle itself once it hits 100c, to prevent damage.

No offense or anything, but your friend's a dumbass.
Marshmallow
(14 items)
 
Corsair H100 - Excellent Compact Cooler
Corsair Hydro Series H100 Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler (CWCH100)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 @ 4.0GHz - 1.21v EVGA Classified X58 Asus GTX 580 DirectCU II 6GB Mushkin Blackline 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair F60 + 1TB Spinpoint F3 Corsair H100 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus MK241H 24" 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Das Model S Professional Silent Antec BP550 Plus NZXT Phantom Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
Marshmallow
(14 items)
 
Corsair H100 - Excellent Compact Cooler
Corsair Hydro Series H100 Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler (CWCH100)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 @ 4.0GHz - 1.21v EVGA Classified X58 Asus GTX 580 DirectCU II 6GB Mushkin Blackline 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair F60 + 1TB Spinpoint F3 Corsair H100 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus MK241H 24" 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Das Model S Professional Silent Antec BP550 Plus NZXT Phantom Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › Is it already too late for this 980X?