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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    I've got a 3900XT and have been thinking of upgrading to a 5900X. Would you say that it's worth it? Very interesting. Thanks for the post. How are most of you guys updating your BIOS? Also, I'm a little confused when you say Q-Flash leaves the board in a weird state (so are they saying not...
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    Are the BIOSes the same for Rev. 1.0 MBs and Rev. 1.1/1.2 boards?
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    X570 Crosshair VIII Dark Hero

    Apart from the passive cooling, I saw this mentioned on the product page "14+2 TI power stages rated for 90A". Correct me if I am wrong, but I think the previous C8H power stages are rated for 60A?
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    Any info on new AMD chipset motherboards? X670?

    Is there going to definitely be X670 MBs released as the B550s only just came out recently. I thought I read on another forum that they won't be releasing X670 MBs this time around due to their not being many features they can add, plus, the next CPU release likely to need a new socket AM5. Is...
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    Does the 570 chipset fan make noise?

    Do you have a photo that you could show us? If possible, I wouldn't mind seeing how it looks.
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    Does the 570 chipset fan make noise?

    If anyone sends and email to a MB manufacturer, I'd like to know their response.
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    Thanks. That sounds easy enough. Edit : When flashing the backup BIOS, do you also have to be updating the primary one at the same time? For example, if you're already running the latest BIOS, can you still go into Qflash and update/backup the secondary BIOS to the current one? I'd check...
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    I doubt only those USB items you have connected are the issue. You should be able to use a bunch of your ports without issue. I also don't think it's the Display Port cable. That sounds a bit silly to me, but I guess I could be wrong. How do you update the second BIOS to the same one? I...
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    Hi, thanks for the reply. I actually use sleep quite a bit on my current Intel system, so it has a problem with sleep (that won't be a good thing for me)? Is sleep or hibernate less problematic? Also, does it matter what CPU you have in the MB for the sleep issues?
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    Hi guys, I haven't posted here at HardForum is quite a while, but am happy to have gotten back into computers the past year or so with my first ever AMD builds. Prior to that, the past 12 or so years, I've always used Intel. I have the Gigabyte Aorus Master X570 Rev. 1.0. I had a 3900X, but I...
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    what are you looking forward to the most with Ivy Bridge?

    If you're using extreme cooling and keeping them well under sub zero they are overclocking monsters from what I've read. I read today 1.35V-1.37V to hit 4.9-5.0Ghz, but that voltage may be too much on 22nm (may cause degradation running that 24/7 on 22nm) and it also runs hot. 4.5-4.8Ghz...
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    what are you looking forward to the most with Ivy Bridge?

    From the extreme benchers that already have it I've read that they are saying it won't be a better overclocker than Sandy Bridge on AIr/Water. They are saying it runs hotter than Sandy Bridge and needs extreme cooling if you want to clock it. Overall it's a better clocker, but not on Air/Water...
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    what are you looking forward to the most with Ivy Bridge?

    From what I've read so far it seems like Sandy Bridge might still be better if you're using Air or Water cooling. Not sure if the retail CPUs will be different the ES ones, but I saw a graph with an Ivy Bridge 3770K overclocked to 4.8Ghz and the temps were 97 degrees celsius where as the...
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    Worth upgrading from i7-930 to 2600k??

    Can anyone offer me any more advice for running the power saving features on X58? I want to get it set up correctly. The rest of the info in is my previous post up the page. Should I have C1E Enabled or Disabled?
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    Worth upgrading from i7-930 to 2600k??

    I think I have it worked out. It seems to work a bit differently on my Gigabyte board. btw My CPU is an Xeon W3520 (i7 920 equivalent). I had to set the CPU voltage to the 'Normal' option (instead of the manual 1.20 volts I had for my 4.0Ghz OC) and then use the 'Dynamic Vcore' option to put...
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    Worth upgrading from i7-930 to 2600k??

    What Motherboard do you have? I have a Gigabyte X58A UD7 and enabled C1E and Speedstep, but the voltage doesn't change in Windows. It still stays at the same voltage I have for my 4.0Ghz overclock, the CPU down clocks to 2400Mhz on idle though. Is there anything else I am supposed to change...
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    Worth upgrading from i7-930 to 2600k??

    Will an X58 setup with a 4.2Ghz OC work with the power saving features? If I want to use power saving features what do I enable? I turned all the power saving features off when I overclocked my W3520 (i7 920). What voltage are you running for that OC? And what CPU cooler are you using?
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    Worth upgrading from i7-930 to 2600k??

    Got a link to the review or does anyone have any other links to reviews with power usage?
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    Temps too high which thermal paste to use?

    77 degrees? and your target it 75? IMO that is more than OK if you're not pushing high volts and if it's in IBT. maximum Other apps should run a lot cooler. As for Thermalpastes, I recently read a review that the PK-1 is one of the best, so IMO there is not much other pastes that are going to...
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    LinX failing at stock clocks on 2600K

    Hey guys, looks like it's the RAM. I tried 8GB of G.Skill Sniper 1600Mhz 1.5V Ram and Prime95 blend with 6.5GB and even 7GB passed, LinX passed, HCI Memtest also passed. So it's the RAM for sure then right? Thanks for recommending HCI Memtest Tsumi. It looks like Memtest86+ is a waste...
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    LinX failing at stock clocks on 2600K

    Using this kit http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=355 I manually set the timings to 9-9-9-24 1T 1.5V 1600Mhz. I've tried changing it to 2T and upping the volts to 1.58V, then even lowering it to 1333Mhz, but none of that made a difference. I also upped the Vccio to 1.15V, again no...
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    LinX failing at stock clocks on 2600K

    I just ran Memtest86+ overnight for 11h 25m and that still didn't get any errors. Not sure if I am using HCI Memtest correctly. I've got 8GB of RAM so do I just look in task manager and see how much free RAM I have and run that amount? Do I input the free RAM I have or the amount I have...
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    LinX failing at stock clocks on 2600K

    What the difference between HCI Memtest and Memtest+ 4.20 that I am using? OK, downloaded HCI and tried it run it. It recommended I run at least two instances of it with 2047MB of RAM for each one. I'll do that and get back to you. Edit : I let it run 120% coverage with two copies running...
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    LinX failing at stock clocks on 2600K

    Hey guys, turns out I might have a problem with either RAM, CPU or MB. I just got my first SB CPU (2600K) and MB (Asus P8Z68-V Pro) a couple of weeks ago and was using offset to overclock. I was only going for 4.5-4.6Ghz overclocks. Volts under 1.38V most of the time. Went to about 1.42 a...
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    Which older air cooler should I use on 2600K?

    Can anyone confirm if you can use any fan with the CM V8 and would Gentle Typhoons work with the Noctua fan clips of the NH-U12P?
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    Which older air cooler should I use on 2600K?

    The voltage is set on Auto, but what kind of volts would manual require for 4.5 Ghz. Auto was about 1.32V on full load with LinX. I wouldn't think manual would get you much lower would it? I wanted to use the power saving features so that is why I have it set up like that. The rig is mainly an...
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    Very bizarre heat sink installation problem

    What kind of temps are you getting? I just bought the Venomous X Mounting kit for my old TRUE and am getting pretty high temps with a 4.6Ghz overclock and two GT 1850rpm fans in push/pull. How far did you tighen the pressure screw in the middle of the heatsink?
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    Which older air cooler should I use on 2600K?

    So I went with the TRUE 120. Got the VX mounting kit and installed it with two GT 1850rpm fans. I was still able to mount the fans with the stock clips, you just have to have the fan's power cord at the top of the heatsink and you can still mount the fans by pulling the clips over a bit more...
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    Which older air cooler should I use on 2600K?

    Looks like I will use the TRUE. Thanks for the replies. What fan/s are you guys using? Edit : Should I just use the GT 1850rpm fan or how about the new Noctua NF-F12? I was looking at that fan as an alternative. Anyone used one? Gotta put the order in this week so if anyone can reply...
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    Which older air cooler should I use on 2600K?

    That's a good point about the new mounting bracket. The original socket 775 and 1366 mounting brackets suck, so it would not be hard to believe that the Venomous X mounting bracket alone makes a difference to performance. Also, good observation about the coolers looking similar. They've probably...
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    Which older air cooler should I use on 2600K?

    Thanks for the info. Does the performance drop much when the TRUE gets a bit of dust between the fins?
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    Which older air cooler should I use on 2600K?

    Thanks for the replies so far. Do the amount of heat pipes usually have anything to do with performance? I didn't think the CoolerMaster V8 was a top end heatsink, but I find it disappointing that it has 8 heat pipes and doesn't out perform the other two, or at least be on the same level...
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    Which older air cooler should I use on 2600K?

    Hey guys, I'm about to upgrade an older socket 775 system (Q6600) that I have to a socket 1155 (2600K) based system, and while thinking about which Cooler to use I realized I still have a few laying around from socket 775 systems. As far as OC goes I'm only looking for a 4.5Ghz-4.6Ghz OC for...
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    Which RAM should I get for i7 920?

    Thanks for the replies guys. Anyone else got an opinions? Which RAM overclocks the best on stock volts of 1.65V?
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    Which RAM should I get for i7 920?

    Hey guys, I can't decide which RAM to get for my i7 upgrade. Here is a few of the kits I am looking at. The prices are in AUD. I'm looking at these kits: Corsair TR3X6G1600C8D 6GB http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=186_538&products_id=8670 OCZ DDR3...
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    Static Electricty

    I did a quick search before posting and didn't find anything so that is why I posted in here. Another reason I started this thread was because I was after quick responses to my particular question.
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    Static Electricty

    So I can do it the same way I am doing it with both the wrist strap and with out it. Also, I can just turn the PSU and leave the wall socket on? That is OK? The other question what happens if you don't have the Case plugged into anything and just sitting on the desk while having the wrist...
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    Static Electricty

    Hey guys, I am just curious on what Static Electricity precautions that I should be taking when building a PC. I think I am doing it right, but not sure. I just got a wrist strap, but before I had one I used to just leave the computer plugged into the wall socket and have the switch...
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    The Official P45 Asus P5Q Motherboard Thread

    Hey guys, I don't know if this is a noob question, but I just got a new system a couple of months ago P5Q-Deluxe, Q9550 etc. (Just to clarify I didn't build it myself). The question I want to ask is in regards to the CPU fan. I think it was last week I noticed that the CPU fan wasn't...
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    Desk for speaker set up?

    Hi guys, I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I need to buy a computer desk for a new computer I'm getting and I just need more room in general. I had decided on one, but then I thought about how I'm going to set up my audio and now am questioning if the desk would be...
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