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Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Central Oregon, USA
What a weekend. It is 10PM here and I have been awake for 36 hours.
Now that I have that out of the way, as I last mentioned, my new build, the GLORIOUS COLLECTION OF PARTS THAT MAKES ME SO HAPPY (no, really) for some reason would not detect my USB DAC. It is a Schiit Modi 2, never really had a problem with it until today. So after a sublime breakfast chimichanga (great little BBQ place oddly enough) I traipsed on down to Amazon's Showroom, I mean Best Buy, to grab a powered USB hub for my final try at making the USB work. Well, it detected it well enough to tell me it couldn't make it work. For some odd reason. But I had a backup plan!
Optical input. Which means I guess I am using on board sound again. Kinda. Works fine now.
So then I puttered around most of the day and played with fan curves and the like. Couldn't figure out why Gigabyte's SIV software gave me a range from about 4700 RPM to 4800 RPM on my allegedly PWM capable D5. Eventually I figured out the Fan software in the BIOS was limiting what the SIV software was offering. So after that epiphany, I quickly set up curves for the pump, the front 5 rad fans, and the two 140's and in the BIOS, no need to mess with the SIV software at that point. The 140's are set nice and low, they don't need to move tons of air, but I think I need two tweak the pump to be a LITTLE faster, after all, .30 GPM is probably lower than I want. And a couple hundred more RPM on the rad fans wouldn't hurt either.
Oh, and Gigabyte's RGB software is...finicky to say the least. I've had a couple random color changes for no apparent reason.
I have more acrylic tooooobs coming next week as well as a different insert. So hopefully with a better fit there and a little more patience on my part, I can get the bends looking like something that doesn't have leprosy.