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So, today I replaced my Hyper 212+ with Corsair H50 with a Push/Pull set up, and I wanted to see how much cooler the h50 was. I came up with this problem, while stressing it my CPU just downclocks itself and lowers its voltages from 1.45 to 1.01 and from 4.1GHz to 1Ghz.. I've been trying to fix the problem for almost 4 hours but still no luck. Every cooling/saving power future has been turned off. I tried lowering the voltages and raising it up but, it always downclocks itself while under heavy load. My old cooler never did this.. What do you guys think is the problem?

My temperature never reached 55c on this H50.
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post #2 of 16
Have U tried reseating?
Reason down clocking is bacaouse of overheating or power saving. Everything off in bios to? And in windows its set to performance?
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post #3 of 16
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It's not overheating though.. But I did reseat it. And windows is set to performance, everything off in bios too.
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post #4 of 16
Temps now compared to air cooling?
Trid reset cmos?
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post #5 of 16
Hmm. I have a hard time believing it's the cooler causing this.

What program do you use to Stress and what do trace the Clock?
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post #6 of 16
Check the VRM temps!
You shouldn't be overclocking on that board without heatsinks on the VRMs!
post #7 of 16
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Temps on my 212+ with Push/Pull was 62-63c now it's 51-52c, on 24C ambient.

No, I have not reset the CMOS, I'll try it.

I use LinX and Prime95, both are doing the same thing.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1709583

But how would the VRM temps rise up? If it was stable before and I never had issues with it?
Edited by gtsteviiee - 3/13/11 at 5:16pm
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post #8 of 16
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I just tried resetting the CMOS but it's still doing it?
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by gtsteviiee View Post

But how would the VRM temps rise up? If it was stable before and I never had issues with it?
Before you had 1 or 2 fans (CPU heatsink fans) inside your case which were doing some sort of VRM cooling too... H50's waterblock doesn't have any fans so... cool those VRMs. You can put a small fan inside or some VRM heatsinks.
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post #10 of 16
Well there is evidentially less coincidental airflow to the VRMs due to the way the H70 rad is mounted.

I would add some copper heatsinks to the VRMs to cool them better becaue as xd_1771 said the VRMs on this board arent built to handle a Quadcore CPU at this voltage.
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