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Hey all!

 

I came over from OCN, where I've been a member since 2014.

 

I'm hoping to start a new OC journey here, and it feels like what I remember OCN being like, so I'm pretty excited!

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7 minutes ago, damric said:

Welcome aboard

 

Thank you!

 

4 minutes ago, neurotix said:

Welcome!

 

Thanks! How do like the ROG Crosshair VIII Hero? I was debating moving to that w/ a 5900X (had a 5800x/ASUS b550xe-gaming WIFi) and went X670E instead.

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I've had it for years and mastered it. Running 3733MHz RAM/1866 fclk. Use PBO and get all core boost of 4750MHz and gaming, 5150MHz boost on a single thread. Check my cpu benches under submissions on hwbot.

 

I am looking to upgrade to X670 myself, and bought a Crosshair X670E Hero, only to find out that it had a huge like more than an inch tall top VRM heatsink that wouldn't clear my radiator fans because I have a midtower with a very thick AIO so it wouldn't fit. Had to return it. It Seems like the X670E Strix Gaming also has too tall of a heatsink on the top VRMs as well. I am after a 7900x3d when it launches, and have some G.skill Flare X DDR5-6000 CAS36. I will probably have to switch to a H150i since its thinner, and then I'll be going with the Strix Gaming model.

 

Here are pictures, such a beautiful board but the heatsinks on the vrms and m.2 drives are way too tall

 

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33 minutes ago, neurotix said:

I've had it for years and mastered it. Running 3733MHz RAM/1866 fclk. Use PBO and get all core boost of 4750MHz and gaming, 5150MHz boost on a single thread. Check my cpu benches under submissions on hwbot.

 

I am looking to upgrade to X670 myself, and bought a Crosshair X670E Hero, only to find out that it had a huge like more than an inch tall top VRM heatsink that wouldn't clear my radiator fans because I have a midtower with a very thick AIO so it wouldn't fit. Had to return it. It Seems like the X670E Strix Gaming also has too tall of a heatsink on the top VRMs as well. I am after a 7900x3d when it launches, and have some G.skill Flare X DDR5-6000 CAS36. I will probably have to switch to a H150i since its thinner, and then I'll be going with the Strix Gaming model.

 

Here are pictures, such a beautiful board but the heatsinks on the vrms and m.2 drives are way too tall

 

 

Nice numbers! I actually have not OC'd anything Ryzen, my last OC was on a 4790K that I had like... 4.8Ghz stable. How was the RAM OC? seemed like a tricky thing on that platform.

 

You're running an Arctic AIO, from the pics? I also had one of those, but my previous case didn't have top mount (InWIn 805). I still would've had clearance issues though.

 

I was contemplating waiting on the x3d parts but didn't like how the extra cache was only on one CCD. I figure I'll wait for another CPU cycle to pass and see what comes to the AM5 socket later on. Hoping to avoid scheduler issues, like what intel had with 12th gen and windows.

 

Yeah, those heatsinks are a problem for sure.

Why I ended up staying away from that specific board, and went with the GODLIKE, was due to the PCI-E lane assignment... makes absolutely no sense imo.

 

But, I am running like 5 NVMe drives as well, going for no sata devices, so I'm definitely a no-so-common use case, probably. All speed, less cables to deal with? that's a win lol.

 

The Crosshair X670E drops the primary X16 slot down to x8 if you populate m.2_2... there's more than enough lanes on X670E to avoid crap like that, imo.

 

Edit - I was thinking Crosshair X670E Extreme, but it wouldn't surprise me if the Hero did the same thing with PCI-E lane assignment.

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Welcome to EHW! 

 

Glad to see another old skool OCN member here 🙂

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9 minutes ago, ENTERPRISE said:

Welcome to EHW! 

 

Glad to see another old skool OCN member here 🙂

 

Thanks, and thank you for starting ExtremeHW! I'm really happy to be here.

 

I came back to OCN after a while and... wondered what the heck happened. ExtremeHW feels more like what I remember.

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1 hour ago, speed_demon said:

Another OCN refugee checking in. I agree this site is far more like the glory days of OCN than anything else I've found. LTT wishes it was as cool as us 😄

yep, this is where the cool kids hang out. 

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3 hours ago, Avacado said:

yep, this is where the cool kids hang out. 

 

Can I be a cool kid ?

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22 minutes ago, ENTERPRISE said:

 

Can I be a cool kid ?

No, illegal.

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4 hours ago, Andrew said:

No, illegal.

 

😞 

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