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Forum: Power Supplies 08-29-2016, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Sprkd1
So, I tried overclocking again. I saw the Sandy...

So, I tried overclocking again. I saw the Sandy Bridge-E overclocking guide on OCN (which is actually based/written using a GIGABYTE motherboard) and it stated "If you fail to POST, or fail stability...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-27-2016, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Sprkd1
So far so good after doing what I mentioned in my...

So far so good after doing what I mentioned in my last post. Seems it was just an unstable overclock. Need to adjust more things to get it completely stable instead of just upping the multiplier and...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-23-2016, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Sprkd1
Happened again even with the LLC setting in the...

Happened again even with the LLC setting in the BIOS set to Medium from the default Auto.

Even though I was already on the latest BIOS, I re-flashed the BIOS (same version). I just enabled XMP for...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-22-2016, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Sprkd1
Haven't messed with those settings so I guess...

Haven't messed with those settings so I guess they are in their default setting.
Forum: Power Supplies 08-21-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
Ran MemTest86 overnight with XMP enabled....

Ran MemTest86 overnight with XMP enabled. Completed 4 passes in 6 hours and 30 mins with no reported errors. As soon as I restarted the computer, I encountered the BIOS boot failure message. I even...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-20-2016, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Sprkd1
Thanks. Happened today again but this time...

Thanks.

Happened today again but this time during POST the computer shut down. Left the computer on during the night and when I restarted it this morning, the computer shut down during POST. When...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-19-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
Replaced it because of this issue.

Replaced it because of this issue.
Forum: Power Supplies 08-19-2016, 10:59 AM
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Views: 5,527
Posted By Sprkd1
Isn't that the same as loading optimized...

Isn't that the same as loading optimized defaults? I don't have a CMOS reset button. I have to short it using a jumper or similar. I also recently replaced the CMOS battery. I removed the battery,...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-17-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
Just happened today again during a restart after...

Just happened today again during a restart after installing the latest NVIDIA drivers. I am already on the latest BIOS and there are no more releases for my motherboard (old X79 chipset). Should I...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-14-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
Prior to having this issue, I was running at 3.8...

Prior to having this issue, I was running at 3.8 GHz at 1.200 Vcore. When I overclocked my processor to 4.0 GHz at the same Vcore (1.200) I started having this issue. I thought it was because I...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-14-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
Would damaged CPU VRs on the motherboard only...

Would damaged CPU VRs on the motherboard only cause issues with POSTs? Usage within Windows is 100% fine.
Forum: Power Supplies 08-14-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
Slow down only during a POST but ever so...

Slow down only during a POST but ever so slightly. It's always been like this, even when the computer was new. Not sure if my case fans also slow down (the ones connected to the fan controller)...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-13-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,527
Posted By Sprkd1
All fans, excluding the H100's fans, are...

All fans, excluding the H100's fans, are connected to my case's (650D) fan controller which, if I remember correctly, is connected to the power supply with a molex connector. The H100's fans are...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-12-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
Just happened again. I've noticed one thing...

Just happened again. I've noticed one thing though. During a successful POST boot, during the POST the fans in my case, including the H100's fan's, run at a very slightly lower speed and once the...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-12-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
Overclocked my 3930K to 4.2 GHz. I started at...

Overclocked my 3930K to 4.2 GHz. I started at 1.200 Vcore and ran IntelBurnTest at the maximum stress level. Kept increasing the Vcore till the BSODs stopped. They eventually stopped when I set a...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-11-2016, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Sprkd1
By "stock" do you mean XMP enabled or disabled? I...

By "stock" do you mean XMP enabled or disabled? I have already tried going back to the settings I was using prior to having this issue (no overclock and XMP enabled) and still encountered this issue....
Forum: Power Supplies 08-09-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Sprkd1
AX850 going bad or something else?

I am having an intermittent BIOS boot failure during cold/warm boots or restarts. It happens randomly (i.e. not every time). Basically, on some boots/restarts, the computer will try to POST and then...
Forum: Audio 06-10-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sprkd1
Thanks for the reply. No, I am not using a...

Thanks for the reply.

No, I am not using a grounded power strip. In fact I haven't changed anything in over 2 years of owning them and the problem just randomly started a few days ago. I never...
Forum: Audio 06-10-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sprkd1
Are my SP2500 speakers going bad?

I bought my SP2500 speakers over 2 years ago so I assume they are now out of warranty. Basically, if I turn off the speakers using the control pod for an extended period of time (like over night) and...
Forum: Cases 08-10-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,101
Posted By Sprkd1
Calling 650D owners running the stock fans with the fan controller

For those who have the 650D and use the stock case fans with the fan controller, what speed setting do you use on the fan controller: low, medium, or high?
Forum: Cases 08-03-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,241
Posted By Sprkd1
Can anyone confirm that all I'll have to do to...

Can anyone confirm that all I'll have to do to install a MegaFlow 200 is move the HDD cage back? Will the 650D's stock 200 mm fan screws or the screws that come with the MegaFlow 200 work to install...
Forum: Cases 08-01-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,241
Posted By Sprkd1
So, this is what I am thinking... Cooler...

So, this is what I am thinking...

Cooler Master MegaFlow 200 for the front intake fan and Corsair AF120 Performance Edition for the rear exhaust fan.

Just so I have this clear:

1. In order...
Forum: Cases 08-01-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,241
Posted By Sprkd1
Any idea where I can find the specs of the stock...

Any idea where I can find the specs of the stock 650D rear exhaust fan?
Forum: Cases 07-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,241
Posted By Sprkd1
Thanks. What about the rear 120 mm fan that...

Thanks.

What about the rear 120 mm fan that comes with the 650D? Is it worth replacing it with the AF120 Performance Edition or the AF120 Quiet Edition? Will it improve cooling and noise levels?...
Forum: Cases 07-30-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,241
Posted By Sprkd1
Thanks! However, I think the CFM of the...

Thanks! However, I think the CFM of the "stardard" Spectre is wrong in your list. It is around 40-50.

By the way, is the MegaFlow a simple "drop-in" fit with the 650D? Just remove the stock fan...
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