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post #1 of 14
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I just finished my build and I'm frustrated trying to mount the SA. I don't know what it is but I just can't get it right. I got the bottom plate mounted and everything else is in place except my SA.

This is what I have so far and the only way I can fit my SA is if the fans are blowing toward the dvd tray. I put a red rectangle over the object that is bugging me.

I'm taking a break for now I'm sure most of you are going to laugh at me but I've been saving a whole year to get this computer and now I have it I'm feelin pretty down.
post #2 of 14
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I'm happy to say I've finally got it mounted all I needed was a break. Installing windows now and I'll give it a test

Is prime95 great for testing hardware making sure none of it is faulty or damaged?
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Prime95 is aged but still works good, it tests cpu and ram pretty much for stability and obviously it will push the CPU's limits of heat as best as possible. If you really want to figure out how hot your CPU gets rather quickly use Intel Burn Test and try to set everything to max, only need about maybe 10-15 runs.
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Prime95 is aged but still works good, it tests cpu and ram pretty much for stability and obviously it will push the CPU's limits of heat as best as possible. If you really want to figure out how hot your CPU gets rather quickly use Intel Burn Test and try to set everything to max, only need about maybe 10-15 runs.
Haha i'll try intel burn test thanks Also do you know how I can view the temps of the CPU?
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Haha i'll try intel burn test thanks Also do you know how I can view the temps of the CPU?
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Me thinks you don't have the RAM in the right slots. Unless you are going to load up 2 more sticks.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/asus-s...7-tuf-review/2

    
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Use RealTemp or CoreTemp or even Hardware Monitor to pay attention to CPU temps.
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Me thinks you don't have the RAM in the right slots. Unless you are going to load up 2 more sticks.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/asus-s...7-tuf-review/2

my silverarrow takes up two ram slots

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Use RealTemp or CoreTemp or even Hardware Monitor to pay attention to CPU temps.
thanks
post #9 of 14
you need to use correct channels for memory.
check in the mobo manual for the correct placement of the ram.
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yep I just check your manual and you need to have the ram sticks in separate channels.
you may need to move the fan to the other side of the silver arrow or are you using three fans
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