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    Although I did not believe it was necessary to...

    Although I did not believe it was necessary to achieve a perfect level "flatness", since it was my first time, I leveled my box, with a bubble level and magazines for shims. I centered it all based...
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    Fun with Indigo Xtreme

    First, my final analysis. I'm not sure. I mean, it didn't seem like my temps were any better than with Noctua grease.

    Now, I know that I installed it correctly: sterilized surfaces, perfectly...
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    Snaggletooth X79

    I have a Sabertoth X79 with dead dimm slot. I got the rma and I'm going sending it back but, then I noticed something. A couple of blemishes among the all the perfectly aligned socket pins. After...
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    That's what I was thinking! Actually, I knew it...

    That's what I was thinking! Actually, I knew it was really pretty damn hot to be under water. SB-E employs a rather cramped bank of mosfets for the extra cores and are pretty hot running. X79 is...
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    You are correct, AISuite doesn't seem to show...

    You are correct, AISuite doesn't seem to show individual core temps. I have aida64 (trial) and realtemp gt. I'll see what removing them does.



    It's a temp for the vrm that aisuite calls...
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    Ok, some tweaking and I could lower LLC to...

    Ok, some tweaking and I could lower LLC to regular. Offset v now at 1.37v. Vcore temps lower but still high-ish. Any comments on my questions above?

    *Funny, with only offset mode and offset v set...
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    Hot VRM on Sabertooth X79

    Anybody running an sb-e (x79, 3930k, 3960k) with vrm under water? I have a Sabertooth x79 and a 3930k with an EK waterblock over my mosfets. It's clocked at 4.6 with offset v running ~ 1.40v with an...
  8. Thank you! That's what it looked like but, I...

    Thank you!

    That's what it looked like but, I thought it was only in one
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  9. Well, any HD user... It may be a faulty...

    Well, any HD user...

    It may be a faulty straight edge but, my HD appears to bow in both directions.
  10. Hey Gabe I can't tell if there is a "bow"...

    Hey Gabe

    I can't tell if there is a "bow" to the surface of the HD. If so, where is it in relation to the IN port when it is in the bottom left or top right corner (horizontal or vertical)?...
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    UPDATE EK man said it must have been a mid...

    UPDATE

    EK man said it must have been a mid production re-kajiggering, replacing vrm's with smaller ones! Huh?

    Oh well, I've got a Dremel de-burrer with a flat (radial) bottom. I slapped it in...
  12. tiborrr Have you actually fit this block to...

    tiborrr

    Have you actually fit this block to a Sabertooth? I mean mounted with backplate and screws, a complete mount.
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    You would certainly think so! I did email EK...

    You would certainly think so! I did email EK (it's actually called "submitting a ticket"). I received an initial response but, I think everybody leaves for the day at 4 o'clock their time. We'll see...
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    I did check that:yepp: Mounting holes are...

    I did check that:yepp:

    Mounting holes are slightly diagonal. Flipped they don't align or plate doesn't align with VRM.
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    EK MOSFET for Asus X79

    126998126999127000127001Anybody recognize this? My EK mosfet block backplate has stand-offs milled into it that are 1mm tall. I'm supposed to add included plastic washer which is .5mm. My VRMs rise...
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    He's was actually made by space aliens from outer...

    He's was actually made by space aliens from outer space. Hollywood is just renting him from the space aliens from outer space, in space!
  17. It shouldn't have any effect on performance....

    It shouldn't have any effect on performance. Tubes and fins are often copper so, no diference there. Aren't these just plated "chassis", a part that's not involved in heat transfer at all? Besides,...
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    Try cutting a 3/16" thick slab of pure silver. It...

    Try cutting a 3/16" thick slab of pure silver. It will wear you out!
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    Cool, I think I might try that!

    Cool, I think I might try that!
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    That says it's for GTX/GTZ. Will it fit mcw80...

    That says it's for GTX/GTZ. Will it fit mcw80 also?
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    Don't eat them! You've heard of the Chinese...

    Don't eat them! You've heard of the Chinese toothpaste, dog food, etc, having poisonous ingredients.:)
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    Are your temps so far, coming from stress tests?...

    Are your temps so far, coming from stress tests? I mean, if your running a stress on cpu and gpus simultaineously, you'll get high temps across the board. Usually, when under normal circumstances,...
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    I don't know how much flexing there is when...

    I don't know how much flexing there is when tightened but, isn't it possible, as the "bow" is decreased, contact is increasingly made at those edges/corners? If the wb surface is flattened too much,...
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    It's a weopon too! Just; 1. shut down your pc ...

    It's a weopon too!

    Just; 1. shut down your pc 2. remove wb 3. remove wb hold down 4. apply ninja throwing star training thusly!
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    It's hard to argue the difference in cost to stay...

    It's hard to argue the difference in cost to stay in "high quality" settings for any length of time on pc vs. the cost of a console that stays at one quality. It's basically the cost of buying 2 or 3...
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