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08-08-2012 07:26 PM #1
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- Aug 2012
Crosshair V Formula - Cooling + RAM issues
I bought this Mobo sometime ago. I also bought a coolermaster 212 cooler as we all know stock coolers are junk. It hit the memory and would not fit. I had been doing no overclocking and was just running a Linux torrent/file server(no illegal content I swear). I, however, slowly went down the OC path by trying to conserve data. My 9TB useable was running out. At first I removed duplicate files using a dedup app. Then I realized the video files were the issue. So I went about trying to convert them all to MKVs so they were playable on my TV and to use more recent technology to make 5GB 1hr files much smaller. This got me to OCing.
Anyways I digress, one of my DIMMS failed(70k errors in memtest) either due to heat from the CPU or voltage increases automatically applied by ROG technology. Bottom line: I need to know what coolers will fit with Vengeance memory(high profile) I was thinking of picking up a H60 but it is suddenly outside of my budget.
Case I am using is the Antec DF-85 so my 6 hard drives heat the intake air before it gets to the MoBo. My 250 GTS runs hot at no load. The HDDs stay at about 33-35C. The Video card runs at 52C w/o OC. The CPU runs at 45C with just running Vuze and Chrome on linux. I did some cable management but so far only minor differences.
Last question. I am looking for thermal sensors to attach to various parts. The Crosshair has 3 pin-slots for them but I can't seem to find the wires on anywhere but a single one on Amazon. Also I would prefer to plug the Molex fans directly into the MoBo instead of manually deciding the load.
Let me know if you wish me to attach pics of my rig.
Last edited by bladz01; 08-08-2012 at 07:29 PM. Reason: Proof-reading
08-08-2012 08:12 PM #2
www.performance-pcs.com or www.frozencpu.com
they have the sensors you are looking for. I'm sure there are a ton of other webs site as well.
Here are some
ASUS Crosshair V Formila BIOS 1703
AMD FX 8350 @ 25x 200 = 5Ghz (water cooled)
16Gb Patriot Vipper Xtreme DDR3 2133Mhz
x3 ATI HD6970 trifire @ 920Mhz GPU and 1400Mhz Memory
x2 128Gb Samsung 830 Series SSD RAID-0
128Gb OCZ Agility 3 SSD
x2 1Tb 7200RPM Hardrives RAID-0
LEPA 1600W PSU
Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow
x3 27" ASUS LED LCD (eyfinity)
Logitech G110 Keyboard
Logitech G500 Mouse
Windows 8 64 bit
08-08-2012 10:21 PM #3
sectionate PC Specs Motherboard Asus Crosshair V Formula Processor 8350 - 1090T Memory (part number) G Skill Sniper F3-14900CL9-4GBSR Graphics Card #1 Asus GTX660-DC2O-2GD5 Monitor Acer GD235HZ - ViewSonic VX2439wm - SyncMaster P2350 CPU Cooler Corsair H100i Case HAF 932 Power Supply Corsair Professional HX850 Mouse Zowie EC1 eVo OS Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
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- Feb 2012
Crosshair IV 1090T 4093.7 - Crosshair V FX - 8350 Batch # 1243PGT 4.422MHz - 4816.08 MHz 1.5v - GSKILL F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR(x2)1087.6 11-12-10 1.5volts - XFX (2) HD5750 - ViewSonic VX2439wm - Acer GD235HZ-SyncMaster P2350-Current Mode: 5760 x 1080 - ASUS GTX 660 Top - Nvidia 3D Vision Wired - HAF 932 - Scythe Ultra Kaze fans - Corsair HX850 - Corsair H100i - latest quakelive.com - Day thirteen 60fps - as always I'm powered by Futurelooks.com