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Thread: movin up to I7 - need help

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    Oct 2009
    Sand Springs,Ok.

    Default movin up to I7 - need help

    I've been working on my "third" build which will probably be my last (it's supposed to be future proof). I decided to move up to I7 which I knew wasn't going to be easy - My first and second builds are in my sig. - They are as rock solid now as when you guy's helped me set them up. I've been working on my Water Cooling Case for the last month and all I like is the EK UD9 water block (will be released tomorrow) which I just ordered and should be here next week. I thought maybe I should get RIG up and running on AIR before I disassemble VGA's to put water blocks on them just in case..... You never know..... Here's what I've got.....

    Case: Mountain Mods Extended Ascension (liquid cooled)
    MOBO: UD9
    CPU: 980x
    RAM: G.Skill Trident F316000CL8T2-24GBTDD / 8-9-8-24 1.65v
    VGA: 2x Gigabyte GV-R597D5-2GD-B HD 5970 2GB
    PSU: SilverStone ST1500 1500watt
    HDD: 2x WD 600GB VelociRaptors 6.0 GB/s
    1x WD 1TB Caviar Black 6.0 GB/s
    Optic Drive: LG 10x Blu-ray Burner
    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64

    What would be the best way to set up to test on AIR ??? What kind of OC ??? I have 2 Zalman CNPS9900LED's laying around - I could use one for CPU HSF. I just need advice on a good starting point on AIR ??? And like I said this is my first I7 build so it may take a little help to get me goin. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks wibujo
    THRASHER: Liquid Cooled
    Cooler Master XB EVO<>G1 Sniper 5 v1.0 F10<>4770k vid 1.022<>Batch#3332B365
    OC 4.4GHz 1.25v<>G.Skill F3-2400C10Q-32GTX 10-12-12-31 1.65v 2400MHz 32GB's
    2/Gigabyte R9 290X CrossFireX<>Corsair AX1200I<>2/Samsung 840 Pro 256GB raid0
    Windows 7 Ultimate<>idle 28c

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    New Jersey, United States

    Default Re: movin up to I7 - need help

    Nice build there.

    With the 980x just up the cpu multi and and vcore as needed keeping eye on core temps.

    With the 980x uncore has to be 1.5 x ram multi +1 or 2.

    24gb ram may need 1.3-1.4 vtt even at 133 blck. Set vtt to auto till you get windows installed and install easytune6 and see with vtt is being set then try lowering it and checking stability.

    If you get stuck post full system settings that are failing.
    Main Rig
    Gigabyte z87x-OC
    Haswell i7 4770k - 4.7Ghz @ 1.330v LLC Extreme (L310B492)
    G.Skill F3-1700CL9D-8GBXM DDR3-2133mhz 9-11-10-28 1.65v @ 2800mhz 12-14-14-35 1.7v
    Samsung Green 8GB 2x4GB MV-3V4G3D/US DDR3 1.3v 30nn @ 2200Mhz 11-11-11-32 1.60v
    Sapphire ATI HD 7970 3GB clocked 1200MHz @ 1.181v.
    HiS ATI HD 6950
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot Drive) on Intel sata3 controller port0
    Corsair Force GT 120 GB Sata3 SSD on Intel sata3 controller port1
    Samsung 320GB HD322GJ 7200 RPM 16M cache on Intel sata3 controller port2
    Sony Optiarc DVD-RW AD-7240S on Intel sata3 controller port5
    Swiftech MCP655-B Pump
    EK Supremacy Cpu Block
    Swiftech Mcres Micro Rev 2 Reservoir
    Black Ice GTX Xtreme 360 Radiator

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