A Titan X?! You monster, you! Nice rig!
I really need to get into GPU overclocking.
I like overclocking CPU's much more than GPU's. My 1080ti does not like overclocking one bit. I don't see much of a difference even if I can get a stable overclock. The only thing that changes is fan speed and heat. I don't get any noticeable difference in FPS. I feel like games run smoother with a stock OC. Maybe it is just me though
You're probably right. I doubt I'd see much, if any, gain myself. I just know how fun and rewarding it was pushing my CPU to 5.1GHz once I learned the basics of OCing. Lol
I would be inclined to agree, I really only see an increase in performance in benchmarks (i.e Firestrike or Unigine Valley/Heaven). GPU overclocking for the most part I find is inconsequential to the overall performance of the system. SLI or Crossfire is a much better solution, though still horrible scaling and sometimes none at all with the cost of worse performance and micro stuttering. So I always stand by the following, by the fastest single GPU you can afford, and if it overclocks, great, if it doesn't that's fine too. Doesn't really matter. CPU Overclocking most important imo. I mean with my Titan X Pascal at +190 core and +829 memory, at 4k, my simulator loads the card to 100% usage, yes 100% so I have to reduce AA, and even then, it still heats up to 80 degrees Celsius with the fan at 85%. But with 4k, AA really isn't needed as much as it used to be. I run 4x MSAA and the image is sharp as ever.I like overclocking CPU's much more than GPU's. My 1080ti does not like overclocking one bit. I don't see much of a difference even if I can get a stable overclock. The only thing that changes is fan speed and heat. I don't get any noticeable difference in FPS. I feel like games run smoother with a stock OC. Maybe it is just me though
Not sure about these reviews you mention. So far my I9 setup is working out great at 4.6 GHZ on a budget ASUS X299 board. Here are the temps with moderate usage (a few browsers open, a few programs running). I did a stress test with CPUZ and the CPU Package went up to 76 degrees Celsius. With the normal single and multi threading CPUZ bench the temps went up to about 55.You guys have guts dropping all that cash on the I9 setups. The reviews on many of the asus boards are not that great. The delid issue is bringing to light the need for 2 water blocks top and bottom. Seems to me the cpu generates two much heat in a smaller surface area even though the overall watts are way less.
I prefer the Frankenstein approach and have been scratching my head for solutions. My setup can handle 600-800 watts but theirs no way to get it to the coolers properly.
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Hard to read, but it's a 7700k @4800 running mid 70s c with prime 95.
My cooling is not even remotely being used, but I cant control heat intensity in that small of an area. Also 1070 peaks at like 44c with a 125mhz bump.
Thanks Zhisel!Kickass setup man, really! Would love an i9 myself, but at this point it would be just to say I have it, because it wouldn't offer me anything over my i7 in my application.
I agree with you. For gaming it is overkill. Only reason I got it was because Micro Center was selling it for 899. It was going for a lot more everywhere else. And I do use workstation software besides gaming so the extra cores will be handy.
So far the machine is stable with extreme overclocking (>4.6 GHZ / >3.2 GHZ RAM) set in the BIOS. With one exception. Adobe Premiere 2017 CC will crash and actually bring down the whole system with a BSOD when you scrub a video on the timeline. I disabled audio scrubbing as recommended by others but even that made no difference. It is a common issue for some people. I reduced the overclocking setting in the bios to everyday use (4.6 GHZ / 3.2 GHZ RAM) and Premiere lasted a little longer but still caused a BSOD. The solution of course is to disable overclocking but keep RAM at 3.2 GHZ. Premiere will not crash once this is done.
I checked temperatures while scrubbing with overclocking on and it went up past 70 degrees Celsius while dragging the slider back and forth and then seconds later the whole system BSODs.
I installed Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve and the very same video that crashes Premiere worked fine with Resolve and 4.6 GHZ overclocking. Temperatures stayed normal even with audio scrubbing enabled. So Adobe is doing something that causes these issues. I guess I'll be using Resolve from now on and it is free also. Adobe really needs to straighten out their stuff. Adobe Acrobat also sucks in many ways and I switched to Bluebeam which blows Acrobat out of the water.
Thanks for the advice. I dialed it down to 3000 MHZ and kept the CPU at 4.6. I was able to scrub in Premiere for a little longer but it would still BSOD. I can reduce the RAM speed even more but decided to just start using DaVinci Resolve for scrubbing. So the RAM is back to 3200 and CPU at 4.6 and it is rock solid. I can even use Premiere completely so long as I don't scrub the video. Hopefully Adobe will bring out a patch for it.Try dialing that ram back and keep your overclock at 4.6, most of the time when you go for your peak OC you may not be able to run your ram speed at the advertised speed, especially in the enthusiast chips. For example my 6850k will do 4.5ghz but I have to back my ram off to 2666mhz, but at 4.4ghz I can run 3000mhz, so you will have to give up one or the other.