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    Quote Originally Posted by JCmoney View Post
    Here r my current settings. Stable as in I ran prime for almost 30min and it was fine, needed to do stuff to give it more time to stress test, kinda want to get my ram up b4 i do a full stress. How do i up my ram its @ the highest settings atm with this config. And should I b worried about NB & SB being around the 50 C mark?
    Run Prime95 at least 8hrs straight, no error then you can call it stable.
    Don't worry about to overclock the memory at this point because you want to take the memory out to the equation if it's unstable.

    NB 50c is normal on air cooling but if you can keep it below 50c at load then you're safe.

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    North Bridge Voltage : 1.25v you might have to increase it if you didn't pass Prime95
    DRAM Voltage : 2.10V Is this stock?  you have to pump up the voltage.  You just overclocked the mem at 180mhz
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    SB 1.5V Voltage : 1.50V
    NB LED Selection : NB Volt 
    SB LED Selection : SB Volt 
    CPU LED Selection : CPU VOlt 
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    see the above green text, with this setup your ram will run almost 30% faster than the CPU. 370fsb:592ram. Try it and let us know the result.
    Remember; when you oc the memory, you may have to increase the voltage and losen up the latencies. Play around with it to see if your ram can go pass 1200mhz?

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    i have a quick question about putting together my computer. my front and back case fans have an extra wire with a 3 pin signal connector. (its only one wire) should i hook up this 3 pin connector to my maximus? or just forget about it? i never used fans with a 3 pin signal connector before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jrs2008 View Post
    i have a quick question about putting together my computer. my front and back case fans have an extra wire with a 3 pin signal connector. (its only one wire) should i hook up this 3 pin connector to my maximus? or just forget about it? i never used fans with a 3 pin signal connector before.
    if it has only 1 wire with 3 pin conector then it's for speed sensor, you can connect it to the motherboard but you still need to use the molex conector for power source.

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    thats what i thought. thanks for the help Deton.
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    Ok, this mod is a little off topic but there is a Maximus in there!

    So here is my original setup. Warning: my PSU is bright red. Perhaps bright isn't the right word, how about "scintillatingly red". Can I even use that word in this context?

    The Great Wall of ATi being flush with my drive bay and hds. Notice the hard drives are upside down so I can still plug them in. Of course the drive bay wouldn't go all the way in since the SATA controllers are sticking out the side of the mobo (also flush with the drive bay) so I had to just let it rest there and bend a piece of metal so I could get the side panel back on.

    Fan attached. Yes the zip ties were cut. Yes the fan is on backwards in these pictures (I fixed that later). Yes I wish I had black zip ties.


    Drive bay removed and hard drives moved to floppy bay large enough for three floppies (just in case you're hardcore like that).

    Notice the freedom that the graphics card is feeling right now. I bet he's already feeling the air from those front intake 80mm fans. He's probably already thinking about having a companion 3870x2. Hmmm... maybe someday when I recover financially from the first one. Anyway, notice I mounted the DVD burner in the third bay from the top so I could shove the hundreds of extra power cables on top of there for storage.

    Woot!

    This was about 30 seconds before I discovered that it was upside down. So, after I flipped it over the sticker and power cables no longer show. Now I just have the zip ties. I think I'll either find some black ones or color on there with a black Sharpie.

    Anyway, this mod took about 15 minutes, even with my mistakes, and worked very well. My CPU (until I overclock it) is running at lower than ambient temperature. Every temp in my case has dropped by at least 5C.
    Thanks to deton and others for the advice!
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    Good work P3RH4PS!

    You can use a black marker for the zipties , and can you push those HDs further in? It looks like you have at least 1" too far out. If you're not add on 1 more HD any time sooner, you can space them further apart since you don't have the HD's fans anymore this will create more air flow for the hard drives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    Good work P3RH4PS!

    You can use a black marker for the zipties , and can you push those HDs further in? It looks like you have at least 1" too far out. If you're not add on 1 more HD any time sooner, you can space them further apart since you don't have the HD's fans anymore this will create more air flow for the hard drives.
    Well, in the earlier case setup I had installed one of those adhesive cable clips which interferes with the topmost floppy slot. I supposed I could have removed it, but I was feeling a bit lazy and it was still being used (although not as effectively). Also, the hds won't go in further since the front panels are protruding partway in there. They have a easy on and off design for them that requires them to clip onto the first screw holes.

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    Hello everyone...My first post.

    Just built my new Maximus Formula, I am excited.
    I do however have some concerns and I am looking for some advice.
    Before I decided to start my OC adventures, that I am totally green at...I thought I would take down some baseline numbers regarding temps, voltages, fan speeds and such.

    I am concerned to see my NB hovering close to 60c, SB @ 55c and MB @ 45. My CPU is 30c, these numbers all matched using Everest, PC Probe II and in the BIOS V0907.

    I think my case/cooling arrangement is mostly to blame but am not sure, I have a Cosmos 1000 with the 4 stock 120mm fans, I have them all running between 1000-1400rpm using q fan or duty cycle to get there.

    Also, a LOT of heat comes off of the 3870 X2, can I move it to the lower slot?

    Anyway, by simply pulling off the side panels of the case and turning on my ceiling fan my NB temp drops to about 45c just sitting using IE., SB-41c, CPU-25c and MB-43c all fans again around 1100rpm. If I sit a small fan on the video card blowing on the NB it drops to 37c and the SB seems to follow.....So, I am hoping that I can get a few high quality replacement fans for my case, maybe a new aftermarket NB HS or something.....any and all advice, suggestions would be welcome.

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    well i picked up a new power supply today and a E2180 CPU. i hooked everything up, except the video card, cause fed-ex rescheduled my delivery date. i tryed powering on the system to see what the lcd poster would say. it goes through a couple of things and it stays on 'INIT ROM' is this a good sign or a bad sign?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rotaryguy View Post
    I am concerned to see my NB hovering close to 60c, SB @ 55c and MB @ 45. My CPU is 30c, these numbers all matched using Everest, PC Probe II and in the BIOS V0907.
    Welcome!

    Check out my posts man, I was running into the same problem and they may be useful.

    Also, Q-Fan was my first fix. With it disabled my temps dropped 3-5C, but my setup may have just been weird because I'm pretty novice on this stuff.

    After that I attacked my case... your case looks a lot better off to begin with than mine, but I imagine with your PSU on the bottom and the Great Wall of ATi in the middle you're going to have a mass of power cables struggling to reach your drives and burners which may cut off airflow. I can't really tell how your "VGA air duct" works from the newegg pictures though so it may work wonders, but with my 3870x2 I was able to put a 120mm on the side, half aiming at the NB and half pumping fresh air into the 3870x2. Doesn't look like you'll have that option, but I'm sure something creative could be done.

    Anyway, I hope this was helpful for a starter. Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rotaryguy View Post
    Just built my new Maximus Formula, I am excited.
    I believe you have made a wise decision there. So happy with my board, too.

    Quote Originally Posted by rotaryguy View Post
    I am concerned to see my NB hovering close to 60c, SB @ 55c and MB @ 45. My CPU is 30c, these numbers all matched using Everest, PC Probe II and in the BIOS V0907.

    I think my case/cooling arrangement is mostly to blame but am not sure, I have a Cosmos 1000 with the 4 stock 120mm fans, I have them all running between 1000-1400rpm using q fan or duty cycle to get there.

    Anyway, by simply pulling off the side panels of the case and turning on my ceiling fan my NB temp drops to about 45c just sitting using IE., SB-41c, CPU-25c and MB-43c all fans again around 1100rpm. If I sit a small fan on the video card blowing on the NB it drops to 37c and the SB seems to follow.....So, I am hoping that I can get a few high quality replacement fans for my case, maybe a new aftermarket NB HS or something.....any and all advice, suggestions would be welcome.
    It looks like a pretty nice case - even in the little Newegg pictures - like there would be quite a bit of airflow. I would doubt anything about your case would be a problem, but the bit about pointing a fan at the NB and getting those marked results it intrigueing. I would love to hear from anyone who found any fans they thought fit particularly well, or at all, for the NB heatsink. I have a huge CPU cooler though, so small ones would top my list.

    As advice I would offer the following, only because it wasn't said quite directly enough as people were helping me: the NB works fine at 1.3 to 1.4v and keeping it this low will make a large temperature difference. I read and read and, finally brave enough to take matters into my own hands, I started taking down the NB voltage. Since I started setting it manually, I've been able to squeeze another 200mhz out of an already OC'd processor while reducing temps dramatically. When it was set to auto, PCProbeII read it at 1.62v. I have manually lowered it to 1.35, or 1.38 per my PCProdeII reading. Temps under load have gone from 52c Nb, 42c MB, and 45c SB to 43c NB, 35c MB, and 38c SB. The latest full run down:
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    Write to Write Delay (S) : Auto
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    DRAM Static Read Control: Enabled
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    Loadline Calibration : Auto
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    DDR2 Channel A REF Voltage : Auto
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    SB 1.5V Voltage : 1.5v ----> HWMonitor/PCProbeII read 1.55
    NB LED Selection : NB Volt 
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    Thanks again to Deton for your advice to get me this far. I was wondering if you would lend some more? There are quite a few settings you have not left on auto for your own setup or in recommendations you have made. Particularly curious to me lately, because I know nothing about them, are: DDR2 Channel A REF Voltage, DDR2 Channel B REF Voltage, and DDR2 Controller REF Voltage. What does changing the setting from auto to DRR2-REF achieve?

    I was having a hard time getting to 3.2Ghz with these and the cpu, DRAM, and FSB Termination voltage voltages manually set. Thankfully, the board seems much more capable than I am of OC'ing my processor. When I turned these to auto, they were automatically adjusted to settings that ultimately proved stable - if 9 hours of ORTHOS can be considered stable. I want to understand what I am doing moreso than just doing to have a high OC - learning about his stuff is part of the fun. Thanks for any more help you can offer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosco View Post
    As advice I would offer the following, only because it wasn't said quite directly enough as people were helping me: the NB works fine at 1.3 to 1.4v and keeping it this low will make a large temperature difference. I read and read and, finally brave enough to take matters into my own hands, I started taking down the NB voltage. Since I started setting it manually, I've been able to squeeze another 200mhz out of an already OC'd processor while reducing temps dramatically. When it was set to auto, PCProbeII read it at 1.62v. I have manually lowered it to 1.35, or 1.38 per my PCProdeII reading. Temps under load have gone from 52c Nb, 42c MB, and 45c SB to 43c NB, 35c MB, and 38c SB. The latest full run down:
    Sweet. I didn't realize you had my same CPU. You've done pretty well with it I see. I hope you don't mind if I borrow some settings. This NB idea is also a bonus. I just got my temps down a bit, but with this tip I think I can do even better. I'll give it a try and post my results.

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    So I did the NB 1.35v thing and I'm doin' a little better. Looks like I dropped another 2C. Thanks for the tip m8!

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    Guys, any overclocking information that you found on this forums or somewhere else. You should take it with a gain of salt, it doesn't neccessary work with your hardware instantly right out of the gate. You have to do some tweaking to make it works with your hardware and goal. Because no body have the same identical piece of componment down to the teeth.

    You need to understand the fundermetal of overclocking, the capbility of each hardware that you own. So READ, READ, READ!
    the more knowledge you have, the better overclocking you're going to archive.

    Tip: Higher FSB, higher voltage will generate heat and heat is not overclocking best friend. It will detroys the hardware.
    So, try to use lowest voltage if you can and of course it has to be stable.

    see replied green text below.

    Quote Originally Posted by rotaryguy View Post
    Hello everyone...My first post.

    Just built my new Maximus Formula, I am excited.
    I do however have some concerns and I am looking for some advice.
    Before I decided to start my OC adventures, that I am totally green at...I thought I would take down some baseline numbers regarding temps, voltages, fan speeds and such.

    I am concerned to see my NB hovering close to 60c, SB @ 55c and MB @ 45. My CPU is 30c, these numbers all matched using Everest, PC Probe II and in the BIOS V0907.
    Are these temps at stock speed?
    if it's so then you have some issues here, perhaps you don't have a good case's air flow. Because your CPU temp look normal but the NB.SB and MB is way too high.

    I think my case/cooling arrangement is mostly to blame but am not sure, I have a Cosmos 1000 with the 4 stock 120mm fans, I have them all running between 1000-1400rpm using q fan or duty cycle to get there.
    you might have to set the Qfan to performance mode.
    Nice case thought.

    Also, a LOT of heat comes off of the 3870 X2, can I move it to the lower slot?
    I'm sure if it works on the second 16x slot, never done it before. Try it and let us know or you can remove the cover for those expansion slots to let hot air from the grfx card escape.

    Anyway, by simply pulling off the side panels of the case and turning on my ceiling fan my NB temp drops to about 45c just sitting using IE., SB-41c, CPU-25c and MB-43c all fans again around 1100rpm. If I sit a small fan on the video card blowing on the NB it drops to 37c and the SB seems to follow.....So, I am hoping that I can get a few high quality replacement fans for my case, maybe a new aftermarket NB HS or something.....any and all advice, suggestions would be welcome.
    yup, poor case's air flow. Tidy up those messy cables if you have any, use additional fans for grfx card
    Quote Originally Posted by jrs2008 View Post
    well i picked up a new power supply today and a E2180 CPU. i hooked everything up, except the video card, cause fed-ex rescheduled my delivery date. i tryed powering on the system to see what the lcd poster would say. it goes through a couple of things and it stays on 'INIT ROM' is this a good sign or a bad sign?
    it will not boot if you don't have a grfx card, you should pull out the manual and start reading the debug code table, it comes very handy.
    Quote Originally Posted by Rosco View Post
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    BIOS 0505 is there any reason why you're still using an old Bios?
    Extreme Tweaker 
    Ai Overclock Tuner : Manual 
    OC From CPU Level Up : AUTO 
    CPU Ratio Control : Manual 
    - Ratio CMOS Setting : 7
    FSB Frequency : 458
    FSB Strap to North Bridge : 333
    PCI-E Frequency: 100
    DRAM Frequency: DDR2- 1100 you squeeze more mhz?
    DRAM Command Rate : 2T
    DRAM Timing Control: Manual 
    CAS# Latency : (5)
    RAS# to CAS# Delay : (5)
    RAS# Precharge : (5)
    RAS# ActivateTime : (18)
    RAS# to RAS# Delay : Auto
    Row Refresh Cycle Time : Auto
    Write Recovery Time : Auto
    Read to Precharge Time : Auto
    Read to Write Delay (S/D) : Auto
    Write to Read Delay (S) : Auto
    Write to Read Delay (D) : Auto
    Read to Read Delay (S) : Auto
    Read to Read Delay (D) : Auto
    Write to Write Delay (S) : Auto
    Write to Write Delay (D) : Auto
    DRAM Static Read Control: Enabled
    Ai Clock Twister : Auto
    Transaction Booster : Auto
    CPU Voltage : Auto ----> HWMonitor/PCProbeII read 1.32
    CPU PLL Voltage : Auto 
    North Bridge Voltage : 1.35v ----> HWMonitor/PCProbeII read 1.38
    DRAM Voltage : Auto ----> HWMonitor/PCProbeII read 2.32
    FSB Termination Voltage : Auto ----> HWMonitor/PCProbeII read 1.55
    South Bridge Voltage : 1.050v ----> HWMonitor/PCProbeII read 1.07
    Loadline Calibration : Auto
    CPU GTL Reference : Auto
    North Bridge GTL Reference : Auto
    DDR2 Channel A REF Voltage : Auto
    DDR2 Channel B REF Voltage : Auto
    DDR2 Controller REF Voltage : Auto
    SB 1.5V Voltage : 1.5v ----> HWMonitor/PCProbeII read 1.55
    NB LED Selection : NB Volt 
    SB LED Selection : SB Volt 
    CPU LED Selection : CPU VOlt 
    Voltiminder LED : Enbled
    CPU Spread Spectrum : Disabled 
    PCIE Spread Spectrum : Disabled 
    Advanced CPU Configuration 
    CPU Ratio Control : Manual 
    - Ratio CMOS Setting : 7
    C1E Suppport : Disabled 
    CPU TM Function : Disabled 
    Vanderpool Technology : Disabled 
    Execute Disable Bit : Enabled 
    Max CPUID Value Limit : Disabled 
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    Thanks again to Deton for your advice to get me this far. I was wondering if you would lend some more? There are quite a few settings you have not left on auto for your own setup or in recommendations you have made. Particularly curious to me lately, because I know nothing about them, are: DDR2 Channel A REF Voltage, DDR2 Channel B REF Voltage, and DDR2 Controller REF Voltage. What does changing the setting from auto to DRR2-REF achieve?
    you should set this according to your ram type.

    I was having a hard time getting to 3.2Ghz with these and the cpu, DRAM, and FSB Termination voltage voltages manually set. Thankfully, the board seems much more capable than I am of OC'ing my processor. When I turned these to auto, they were automatically adjusted to settings that ultimately proved stable - if 9 hours of ORTHOS can be considered stable. I want to understand what I am doing moreso than just doing to have a high OC - learning about his stuff is part of the fun. Thanks for any more help you can offer!
    some ppl have success with Auto settings, some don't. If you're happy with the result, I won't mess around with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    Available by FSB Strap to NB (RAM:FS if you set it at AUTO
    • 200 - 2:1, 5:3
    • 266 - 2:1, 3:2, 5:4
    • 333 - 1:1, 2:1, 6:5, 8:5
    • 400 - 1:1, 2:1, 3:2, 4:3
    Ok, I'm trying to make sense out of this. If I were to set the FSB Strap to NB at 333 and my RAM was effectively running at 667MHz (right?) then my FSB Frequency would have to be set to either 1:1 (667:667), 2:1 (667:333=default), 6:5 (667:559), or 8:5 (667:417)?

    If I'm getting this way wrong could someone please help me to understand this in n00b terms?

    Thanks!

    Update: I tried a couple of things here and I still need to check for stability, but when I change the frequency to 417 with strap of 333 it didn't do an 8:5 ratio, instead it did a 2:1 and overclocked my ram to 834MHz @ 9-9-9-24.

    Update 2: After tweaking around I realized that is you take DRAM frequency off of auto it shows you which ratios you can use after you set the FSB frequency. I think I'm ok now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by P3RH4PS View Post
    Ok, I'm trying to make sense out of this. If I were to set the FSB Strap to NB at 333 and my RAM was effectively running at 667MHz (right?) then my FSB Frequency would have to be set to either 1:1 (667:667), 2:1 (667:333=default), 6:5 (667:559), or 8:5 (667:417)?

    If I'm getting this way wrong could someone please help me to understand this in n00b terms?

    Thanks!
    • No, you got it backward. I guess you didn't read Page2, #26 post 2 posts below. I explained how the FSB strap to NB work.
    Ok, if your ram rated 1333mhz (666.5mhz x 2 dual chanel = 1333mhz) and you have your FSB at 333;
    if you choose
    • 1:1 (333:333fsb) = 667mhz you just set your ram run the same speed as FSB. Which is mean your ram only run half of its speed.
    • 2:1 (666:333fsb) = 1333mhz your ram run at its stock rate
    • 6:5 (799:333fsb) = 1598mhz your ram run 1.2 times faster than the FSB, which is mean you just overclocked your ram.
    • 8:5 (1066:333fsb) =2132mhz your ram run 1.6 times faster than the FSB
    Please read post #26, page 2, it has mathematic examples.
    In your case if you want to choose to run your ram at it stock speed then select 2:1 (DDR3-1333mhz) and if you want to overclock it then choose 6:5 (DDR3-1598mhz), you need to do some tweaking with CAS#, voltage. I'm not sure if your ram can handle 8:5 divider?

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