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Forum: Overclocking and Modding 08-03-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By bvuong
Re: OCing 2600k cant reach 4.5ghz

thing is when i run a benchmark i bsod;

what do you recommend for cooling, i heard good things about h50 but i guess not for OCing
Forum: Overclocking and Modding 08-02-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By bvuong
i'm using a corsair h50 water cooler; idle temps...

i'm using a corsair h50 water cooler; idle temps are around 30; under load is around 50

not really looking for extreme overclocks 4.2ghz to 4.5ghz is the OC using the "easy" method but the problem...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 08-02-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,026
Posted By bvuong
sapphire hd 6970 aftermarket cooling?

hello!

it is summer and its getting hot! my hd 6970 temps are getting to be too much it will freeze in game sometimes even if the heat is not causing a crash, under load, its going 95+ degrees...
Forum: Overclocking and Modding 08-02-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By bvuong
OCing 2600k cant reach 4.5ghz

Hello!

I'm trying to oc my i7-2600k but every time i do so using the easy method of just clicking "extreme" where it overclocks to 4.2 to 4.5ghz i'll bsod after 5 to 10 minutes, my temperature is...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 01-16-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,598
Posted By bvuong
Re: RAM only recognized sometimes

i have stock heatsink from sandybridge held on by clips
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 01-16-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,598
Posted By bvuong
Re: RAM only recognized sometimes

thank you i made an error though i actually have 4x2gb ram

bios sometimes says 8gb and sometimes says 4. My motherboard and cpu supports up to 32gb RAM (4x8gb)

i use two different things to...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 01-16-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,598
Posted By bvuong
Re: RAM only recognized sometimes

thanks for the replies i took it off my i3 540 which ram the 8gb fine

yes i am running 64 bit windows 7

its weird.... since it worked fine on my i3 which had dual channel ram as well hopefully...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 01-15-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,598
Posted By bvuong
RAM only recognized sometimes

Hello,

I have an
i7-2600 sandybridge
asus p8p67 motherboard
8gb (4x2GB) kingston ddr3 ram dual channel
corsair gs800
zotac gts250
creative x-fi xtremegamer
windows 7 ultimate
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-12-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,528
Posted By bvuong
Re: HELP ON NEW BUILD! Sandy Bridge i7-2600k FIRST BUILD EVER!! Tips are highly appreciated!

sorry i'm new i think i posted one i the wrong spot

and cuz... i dont get many responses =( and i needed help asap
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-12-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,528
Posted By bvuong
Re: HELP ON NEW BUILD! Sandy Bridge i7-2600k FIRST BUILD EVER!! Tips are highly appreciated!

...it wasnt haha i had to reformat but i guess i didnt get it all then had to go delete and defrag and registry clean runs a bit better now boot time is still slow but no more freezing
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-12-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By bvuong
Re: how hot is your sandy bridge running? i think mine is running HOT at load

i never looked too much into heatsinks

what would you recommend for the sandy bridges for cpu heatsink?
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-12-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By bvuong
Re: i7-2600 help! please!!

ooh i defragged and registry cleaned also i guess it was because there was traces of my old i3-540 programs on the hdd that slowed it down

what do you think of the WD caviar black as a main drive?...
Forum: Overclocking and Modding 01-12-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,933
Posted By bvuong
Re: how hot is your sandy bridge running? i think mine is running HOT at load

i heard sandy bridges run a lot cooler thats why its possible for it to clock to 4.5ghz on stock fan.
Forum: Overclocking and Modding 01-12-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 33,435
Posted By bvuong
Re: overclocking i7-2600 no (k) and how to check if turbo boost is on

and its a two part question, my cpu is supposed to be able to turbo boost to 3.8ghz i was wondering when do i know tis being turbo boosted
Forum: Overclocking and Modding 01-12-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 33,435
Posted By bvuong
Re: overclocking i7-2600 no (k) and how to check if turbo boost is on

i was just wondering if it was even possible to overclock an i7-2600 i dont have the unlocked (k) edition

Yes, I will look into an aftermarket cooler perhaps an h50 but i heard that sandy bridges...
Forum: Overclocking and Modding 01-12-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 33,435
Posted By bvuong
overclocking i7-2600 no (k) and how to check if turbo boost is on

Hello,

I'm new to overclocking and was wondering if it was possible to overclock an i7-2600 no (k) and how to go about doing it.

I have a :
i7-2600
nzxt phantom
corsair gs800
8gb kingston...
Forum: Overclocking and Modding 01-12-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,933
Posted By bvuong
how hot is your sandy bridge running? i think mine is running HOT at load

how hot is your sandy bridge running? i think mine is running HOT at load

hello I bought an i7-2600 no (k) at stock speeds and the temperature seems a bit high.... i thought it would run at...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-12-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By bvuong
how hot is your sandy bridge running? i think mine is running HOT at load

hello I bought an i7-2600 no (k) at stock speeds and the temperature seems a bit high.... i thought it would run at 15-20 no load and around 40 with load



i'm running defraggler and playing...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-12-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By bvuong
Re: i7-2600 help! please!!

oh and a corsair GS800 psu
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-12-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By bvuong
Re: i7-2600 help! please!!

i7-2600 stock fan
asus p8p67 motherboard
zotac gts 250 1gb
creative x-fi xtremegamer
logitech mk550 wireless mouse/keyboard
nzxt phantom full tower
8gb kingston ram (4x2gb) ddr3 1333
1tb wd...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-10-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By bvuong
i7-2600 help! please!!

Hello,

This is my first build and i went with an i7-2600 with asus p8p67 motherboard.

I dont know if i plugged the sata cables in wrong slot or something for my hdd but it seems to run slower...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 01-08-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,528
Posted By bvuong
HELP ON NEW BUILD! Sandy Bridge i7-2600k FIRST BUILD EVER!! Tips are highly appreciated!

Hello and thank you for reading this post.
this is my first build and i will be upgrading from an i3-540 retail computer.
Since SB is dual channel ram I will reuse my 8gb(4x2gb) kingston ddr3 ram...
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