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hmm.. on the ven x fitting it shouldnt be an issue. iirc. there was still room when i fitted a mugen 2 into the cm5 ii. a venx is slightly taller so it shouldnt be an issue.
Hrm, ok, that's a relief

I'm actually considering a WC loop towards the end of this year, so we'll see what the VenX does for me.

Disappointingly the GPU clocks which were stable on my last CPU/mobo caused huge artifacting and a system crash 5mins into a game of Black Ops... I don't have the patience to tweak it atm -_-
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I am not overclocking my RAM, it's at 9-9-9-24, 1.5V and that's where it stays. It's cheap RAM.
My cheap Mushkins lowed their timings a decent amount @ 1.7v (1.8v is fine for AMD setups, it's only Intel that dies of too much voltage to the RAM), went from 9-9-9-24 2T to 8-8-8-24 1T.
    
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Well I'm iffy to begin with on RAM OCing, as I said, but it's the BIOS settings that get me with it... CPU OCing is straightforward enough and GPU uses software, but there's so many numbers in the RAM timings section
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Just worry about the main ones and the 1T 2T one, the rest (usually) don't do much for performance.
    
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I'll ask you for more help on it when I get my CPU and GPU OC going
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1: colder room
2: better cooler

this would equal success.
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the tx3 is usually shown to pretty good,you gonna have to figure that air flow in your case
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the tx3 is usually shown to pretty good,you gonna have to figure that air flow in your case
Hrm, well how do I tell if the fan is intake or exhaust?

I'll draw up a little diagram of my case and the fans later today if you like.

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1: colder room
2: better cooler

this would equal success.
All I have is a weak ceiling fan, there's not much I can do about that as it's not my house.

And yeah, VenX...
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post #39 of 54
its ur cpu cooler+ambient temperatures problem, lower one of both of those and tada
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its ur cpu cooler+ambient temperatures problem, lower one of both of those and tada
I know this, and I can't fix this.

Please, read the thread
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