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So i've got my 960 to 4.2ghz with turboand eist off and for some reason my clock is dropping down to 2ghz when under load. The weird thing is my voltage is going from 1.376v to 1.396v when it drops to 2ghz. Any ideas?
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Can you confirm all of your power saving and heat fail-safe bios options are all disabled?

Its sound like one or more are still enabled.
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okay so i have another thread in the watercooling section that explained some other issues. In short, my loop has somehow added almost 20c to my cpu in a day after i have done absolutely nothing to it. I've actually brought some voltages down to compensate for heat. I was running 4.2ghz idling around 40-45c and full load around 70-75c. Now its idling at 55-60c and loading at 100c and shutting down. The drops in clock speed were from the temps. But i dont understand what happened to my loop in a day that would do this.
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Try to tighten your CPU block, it might have gotten loose if you have not tightened it enough and the weight of tubing is pulling it down, however that only usually happens after a while. Also, I am thinking your pump is failing.


Yeah, its most likely your pump.
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Deff not the cpu block needing to be tightened. The only thing i can think of is the non-variable mcp655 that i have in the bottom failed or something. I have it flipped on its back so the inlet is at the top and the outlet is on the side. Not sure if youre not supposed to do that or what but i suppose im gunna have to disassemble this and find out =/
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Yep its probably the pump
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