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    Noctua NH-D15: Installing memory in DIMM slots 2 and 4.

    I just pulled the trigger on some more memory on my Z170 build so that I fill all four DIMM slots. Will I have to remove the D15 to access DIMM slots 2 and 4? Looking for feedback from those with a D15/14 as it would be nice to not have to remove the heatsink. EDIT: Clearance is not an issue.
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    RAID on a ASUS Maximus VIII Hero

    I have this same board and did not need to load any additional drivers during installation (2x Crucial MX100s). Created the software RAID and booted to a Win8.1 install disc. The install media saw the new volume. I did upgrade Intel RST drivers to the latest version from Intel as drivers on...
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    Skylake Upgrade Worth It?

    I was in the same position when I jumped from an i5 2500k to a i7 6700k. Here are my thoughts (you can see my sig to see how my old system stacked up). The Sandy Bridge part is very capable and if your only objective at this time is increased gaming performance then the GPU is your best bet...
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    6700k safe voltages?

    I have been setting my adaptive voltage via the method below: Staying with 4.5 Ghz and have been able to lower it to 1.3v stable. May push voltages further down but with 1.3v and 62c stress temps I am comfortable.
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    6700k safe voltages?

    Hardware Canucks posted the same issue about this in their review of the Z170 deluxe. I am on BIOSv 0508 on my Hero. I hope another BIOS update will fix the issue. Edit: My CPU...
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    6700k safe voltages?

    No modifications to LLC. Just adaptive v core and multiplier. Curiously though Speedstep is not working properly. Goes down to 40x but not lower at idle. Idle voltage is at 0.8 which is normal. Perhaps another BIOS update will fix this issue.
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    6700k safe voltages?

    Hello, I have not seen an authoritative source for safe Skylake voltages. I have a mild overclock on my 6700k and wanted to be certain my voltages were safe. Running at a x45 multiplier Max Temp after 1hr: 63c CoreV: 1.32 (Adaptive set in UEFI) Cooler: DH-15 Noctua ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero...
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    6700K in stock (US)

    Mine still says packaging, but I believe it is due to ordering so close to COB Friday (3:40 PM PST). I think many folks who ordered before 3PM PST got shipped on Friday per NewEgg's statement below From NewEgg order confirmation: "Please keep in mind that if the order was placed after 3 PM...
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    FS: EVGA Geforce GTX 670 2GB FTW Edition

    Sold, pending payment.
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    FS: EVGA Geforce GTX 670 2GB FTW Edition

    I have one EVGA GTX 670 2GB FTW card to sell. This 670 is using the slightly longer 680 PCB and clocked to near 680 speeds. I hope that I can find this card a good home and maybe even someone who could use it for SLI :D Part # 02G-P4-2678-KR $170 + S/H Paypal only Box and original...
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    WTB: Reference EVGA GTX 670 2gb

    Would an EVGA FTW (/w reference cooler) work? I have one that I am looking to sell. (Part # 02G-P4-2678-KR)
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    Did I destroy my CPU?

    A couple of ideas: 1) Do a thorough cleaning on your PC. If the stock cooler was caked with dust, then odds are the entire machine could use a good cleaning. 2)Optimize Airflow: If there is anyway to tidy up the cable management, remove unused drive bays, add an extra intake fan on the bottom...
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    GTX 690 Crashing

    Those symptoms suggest that the video card driver is crashing or that the card itself is defective. Ive received the same error message when trying to game with an unstable overclock. The best bet would be to try another video card/clean install of drivers and see if games still crash...
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    310.54 - Intermittent Resume from Sleep Issues

    No overclock on the GPU, CPU is overclocked. Im thinking this must be a driver issue. Did not have this problem with my 6970
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    310.54 - Intermittent Resume from Sleep Issues

    This issue occurs in both Win7/Win8
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    310.54 - Intermittent Resume from Sleep Issues

    Randomly, I have been getting no video signal when waking my PC up from sleep. I dont remember having issues with the latest WHQL driver. Has anyone else experienced anything similar, any suggestions?
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    XFX AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 Graphics Card Lucky Draw

    I went from an XFX HD5850 to a Sapphire 6970, never again. I want to go back the XFX route! Pick me, please :D
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    Skyrim HUD bug with latest 12.7 BETA/CAP Just submitted my report. Lets make sure AMD hears about it
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    Skyrim HUD bug with latest 12.7 BETA/CAP

    Using 12.7 beta as well? Same symptoms?
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    Skyrim HUD bug with latest 12.7 BETA/CAP

    I played the game just fine yesterday running 12.6 WHQL drivers. Installed 12.7 and am getting the following bug. When outdoors (indoors the hud scales properly), my hud is stretching beyond the screen. See link for screenshot I have cleared my .inis and local preferences, reinstalled...
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    AMD Catalyst 12.6 and the AMD Catalyst 12.7 Beta

    Was having issues with sleep in 12.6 beta with a 6970. Hopefully the 12.7s resolve the issue
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    Using a 6 year old lcd, how far behind am I?

    Your GTX570 will be great at 1080p. Ive had a similar 23.6" ASUS display for almost two years and have had no issues with it.
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    WTB : Dota 2 Beta Key and/or CS: GO Beta Key

    ^ PM me for a CS:GO beta key. Free of course :D
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    Flashing 7970s

    How far are you overclocking your 7970? If you are at stock voltages, it may be simpler to use CCC.
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    Four Weeks of Galaxy Give-Aways!

    An upgrade to a GTX580 would be appreciated :)
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    Batman: Arkham City Gameplay Performance and IQ Review @ [H]

    While now "playable", the DX11 issue still has not been solved. Would like to see an update to the article.
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    Is Radeon 6970 overkill?

    Running the OS and some other apps on the SSD. All of my games are running from a regular HDD (1TB WD Black) Loading isn't that big of an issue.
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    Is Radeon 6970 overkill?

    To the OP: My system is almost identical to yours. Upgrading from an HD5850 to a 6970 was a great investment! It allowed me to go from High to Ultra on BF3, with better framerates! Yeah, you could wait for HD7000 series. But after all the delays from Nvidia/AMD, I decided to bite the...
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    SATA Hot-swap?

    I'll take another look. To clarify should there be an option within windows to eject the drive?
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    SATA Hot-swap?

    The case im using (cooler master 960 ii advanced) has a SATA bay on-top of the case, and im looking to use the SATA hot-swap feature of my Mobo. Im running a MSI P67A-G45, set to AHCI and the SATA connection on the top of the case has hot plug set to enabled. However, when I plug the drive...
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    Question about Gen 3 boards

    I believe they used PCI-E based SSDs, as PCI-E 3.0 cards are not out yet.
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    Gamer Thwarts Gunman's Attempt To Steal CoD: MW 3

    Im surprised by all the "armchair generals" in this thread. Speaking from the perspective of someone who has ACTUALLY been robbed at gunpoint. You comply with the Robber, ESPECIALLY if they already have the drop on you. Yes, you could be shot for complying. Yes, you could be shot while...
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    Corsair Giveaway - Force Series™ GT 180GB Solid-State Hard Drive

    I NEED this Corsair SSD so I can load maps in BF3 faster!
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    82c too hot for a Sapphire 6970

    Ive been using a few rounds of Battlefield 3 co-op to test my GPU at load. I played for about 45 minutes and the highest temps I got was 82c @ 27% fan speeds (ATI defaults). My clocks are the following Core: 880Mhz (stock) Mem: 1450Mhz Im thinking, if I do continue to overclock the...
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    Upgrade my 5850?

    Would also be good to know what CPU you have, and if its bottle-necking your performance. Upgraded from an HD5850 to a 6970 and im very happy with the upgrade @ 1080p
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    Best possible gaming laptop for under $600

    Look for coupons and any sort of discount on the Alienware M11x. With that being said, if your going to get a dedicated gaming laptop in 6 months. $600 will go along way towards a notebook if your going be spending $1500+ on another laptop in 6 months.
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    Bitcoin crash...

    Happy for those that were able to catch in on the craze at the right time. Alot of people seem to forget that a currency is only as strong as the organization that releases them. Once firms stop taking Bitcoins as payment, then the value is dead.
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    Upgrade time! CPU/Mobo - $400-$500

    Use the Hyper 212+ For what its worth, I am running a i5 2500k @ 4.2 Ghz with the stock cooler. Temps never go above 50C
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    does this look like a driver problem, or a hardware problem?

    Check your GPU temperatures when playing TF2. Does this happen after playing for a long time, or only after a few minutes? Regardless, I would uninstall the current drivers. Reboot into safe mode and run driver sweeper to remove any driver conflicts. Try using 11.9 and see if that takes care...
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    Good Bye AMD/Raedon

    It might just be an EVGA think. Several of their cards have the HD title, here is the particular card I switched from.