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post #11 of 55
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I have download IBT, what settings shall I run it with?
IBT Gave max 79c.

Can I remount the block by just loosening the screws, wiggle the block abit, then tighten it up again in a cross like pattern?
post #12 of 55
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New IBT gave max 77c.
Vcore (=vttl?) 1.3125v
Qpi 1.2v, can I go lower than that?
post #13 of 55
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Originally Posted by NorxMAL;13264762 
I have download IBT, what settings shall I run it with?
IBT Gave max 79c.

Can I remount the block by just loosening the screws, wiggle the block abit, then tighten it up again in a cross like pattern?

That might help, personally though I'd take it off, remove the TIM and start again. I should of said get Linx and not IBT, its the same program but a better interface, I'm not sure in IBT you may need to select 8 threads - can't remember, and run max memory. For some reason I though Linx/IBT ran hotter than prime.
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post #14 of 55
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Settings in LinX then, when have it runned long enough?

I gonna turn off the computer in a bit, and try to rescrew the cpu block.

As mentioned before, I might have done a poor lap job, since it had a dent in it before (won a auction on ebay which made me start assembling a WC setup)

Tried it against underside a glass table with a droplet of water, it spread more to the edges the more I pressed and was even in a circle spread. Was reasonable reflective without any polishing agent.

Isn't that how the block should before mounting? Since it bends straight when mounting the block?
I don't know much about it at all.
Edited by NorxMAL - 4/25/11 at 7:59am
post #15 of 55
Very good suggestions!!
That is a pretty high vcore for 4.0 overclock, messing with voltages do help lower it however it can hinder it as well.
Just keep at and learn a thing or two on the way.
I've learned so much trying to get to 4.2 but temps are holding me back, I suspect my water block is holding me back.
What kind of thermal paste do you use? May take some time to cure the paste, this is ones tus I hate about the good ones, takes a few hours to cure.
Good luck and have fun..
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post #16 of 55
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Settings in LinX then, when have it runned long enough?

"Memory to use - All" and that's it, I do 50 times for a full run, start with 10 or 20 though, the errors usually come pretty fast if they're going to.

Edit - run it for at least 1/2 hour to get your loop up to full temp.
Edited by Darren9 - 4/25/11 at 7:59am
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post #17 of 55
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Gonna refastening the block now. I'm using artic silver 5, this is a setup that was assembled and up and running like 3 days ago.
post #18 of 55
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Gonna refastening the block now. I'm using artic silver 5, this is a setup that was assembled and up and running like 3 days ago.

That takes a while to cure IIRC so you should expect a few degrees lower eventually. Like I said though with pretty much the same system/clock/voltage I'm getting cores in the low 70's, my water also runs 36-38C on full load so I'd expect you to be somewhere close in LinX. I stopped using the prime CPU test because LinX was supposed to be better, I still use the Blend for overall stability though.
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post #19 of 55
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How long can I expect it to take to cure properly?

Since 2-3 days ago, it should have cured by now?
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How long can I expect it to take to cure properly?

Since 2-3 days ago, it should have cured by now?

Its been a couple of years since I've used it, I think it was a few days, only a small difference as well. Run an hour of LinX and see how your temps are looking.
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