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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
So I ran an overnight stress test (~4hr30min) on...

So I ran an overnight stress test (~4hr30min) on AIDA64 and no crashes, peak temps 68C.

Seems to be running OK so far.

Will do an extended stress test (>6hours) this weekend and report with...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
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Views: 880
Posted By pillainp
All overclocks disabled. Only RAM (TridentX -...

All overclocks disabled. Only RAM (TridentX - F3-2400C10D-16GTX - G.SKILL DDR3 Memory (http://www.gskill.com/en/product/f3-2400c10d-16gtx)) running at XMP Profile #2.

No BlueScreens in two days...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By pillainp
I keep getting a blue screen with the message...

I keep getting a blue screen with the message WHAE_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR.

There is no error code so I am not able locate the cause.

Windows 8.1 Pro x64.

CPU temps appear nominal.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Views: 74,310
Posted By pillainp
I am absolutely good. I must have received...

I am absolutely good.

I must have received one of the revised units following the reviewer comments.

Everywhere else it says 1 EPS.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
Get a pair of CM JetFlo 120 or XtraFlo 120 fans....

Get a pair of CM JetFlo 120 or XtraFlo 120 fans. You could probably go flying yourself.:D

Seriously I have two XtraFlo's pushing through my radiator and my CPU stock temp is 34-35C. Stress temp...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
On a related note, the PSU I am running is the...

On a related note, the PSU I am running is the Corsair CMPSU-TX850V2, a unit which has generally received very good reviews with the one common complaint being that it only has one 12V EPS 8/4+4...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
The SP140 Red LED High Pressure are what I am...

The SP140 Red LED High Pressure are what I am running at the front (2 fans), replacing the AF140L stock fans.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
Its just this TX850V2 has so much cabling its...

Its just this TX850V2 has so much cabling its difficult to close up the right side.

With a modular PSU you can save space by using just the cable you need.

I have to find space for 2 whole...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
The only thing I find with the Obsidian 450D is...

The only thing I find with the Obsidian 450D is that it really does much better with a modular PSU.

So... next up an AX860i.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
I'm kind of proud of this one. All my builds...

I'm kind of proud of this one.

All my builds to date have been custom, but this is the first one I have built feom scratch all by myself.
All my previous builds I have bought the parts and a...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
How's that?

How's that?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By pillainp
Build done, finally.

Build done, finally.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By pillainp
Well, Finally done. First boot too, but...

Well,

Finally done.

First boot too, but it seems I am missing an HDD. Will troubleshoot later.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By pillainp
You're welcome. Just hope I was able to help...

You're welcome.

Just hope I was able to help you some.

Have a wonderful day.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By pillainp
Hopefully that popping sound was just the screw...

Hopefully that popping sound was just the screw releasing from the socket.

You might be best served going to your local PC guy/gal.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By pillainp
So on review (its been years since I saw LGA775),...

So on review (its been years since I saw LGA775), the original HSF just plugs into holes in the motherboard.

The posts you have may are for a custom heatsink (yours looks different from the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By pillainp
The heatsink attaches to the retention mechanism...

The heatsink attaches to the retention mechanism via expanding plugs. When you turn the plastic head at the top of the post, the plug expands in the socket to hold the heatsink in place.

There...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By pillainp
If I remember right all you have to do to remove...

If I remember right all you have to do to remove the original HSF is turn the retention clips 90 degrees (I forget which direction) and it will unclip.

Then all you do is place the prepped TX3...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By pillainp
YOu do not need to remove the motherboard. ...

YOu do not need to remove the motherboard.

The TX3 will clip on to the original Intel socket retention mechanism.

You just need to remove the original HSF by turning the retention clips and...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By pillainp
You can actually get the stock Intel HSF for the...

You can actually get the stock Intel HSF for the LGA775 socket here:

Amazon.com: Intel Original Socket 775 CPU Fan/Heatsink with Copper Core Center: Computers & Accessories...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By pillainp
Since the specs say that the TX3 is compatible...

Since the specs say that the TX3 is compatible with LGA775, I would not worry any further.

If your case offers at least 140mm of clearance from motherboard to side-panel, you are golden. You may...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Jul 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By pillainp
Yup Had to chase down three dealers to get...

Yup

Had to chase down three dealers to get hold of it, but it seems to be worth it in the end.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 Jul 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By pillainp
Just got the Formula in yesterday. Now...

Just got the Formula in yesterday.

Now waiting on a pair of LED fans (Corsair SP140 Red) for the front of the case.

Build should commence sometime next week.

Will be cannibalizing the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By pillainp
My monitor has VGA, DVI and HDMI. My vid...

My monitor has VGA, DVI and HDMI.

My vid card died a while ago so I am now running off the onboard video using HDMI.

And yes, the monitor also has a built-in USB hub which for some reason will...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By pillainp
The thing is that there are no Z87 boards...

The thing is that there are no Z87 boards available on any of the sites here in India.

Forget B&M stores... Those guys are still stuck at LGA1155 budget boards.

I have quite a few devices that...
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