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Osmium

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About Osmium

  • Title
    Forum's Reclusive Element
  • Birthday 1998-06-28

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    Hidden in the Earth's Crust
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    Physics
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  • Occupation
    Professional Student

System

  • CPU
    i7-9700k
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte I Aorus Pro WIFI
  • RAM
    ADATA 16GB 2666MHz
  • GPU
    GTX 1080
  • Case
    Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX
  • Storage
    500GB Samsung 970 Pro + 1TB WD Black
  • PSU
    EVGA 650w
  • Display(s)
    ASUS VG248QE + ASUS VS-248H-P
  • Cooling
    EVGA CLC 280mm
  • Keyboard
    Ducky One TKL
  • Mouse
    Zowie FK1
  • Sound
    Something Senheisser
  • Operating System
    Win10

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  1. Osmium

    Mobo Overvolting on its own

    Sorry for the late reply, didn't get help for this after a few days so I didn't bother checking back. I did find the problem, basically HWMonitor was displaying bogus data. Apparently, the software devs of these hardware monitoring programs have to add profiles for every motherboard, to properly calculate voltage data from the built in sensors on the motherboard. So if you are reading crazy data, you should "shop around" for different voltage monitoring programs. I ended up buying a multimeter and measuring the voltage on the back of the socket, and I found CPU-Z was giving me accurate data.
  2. Hey guys, longtime member here but I've been inactive for a year or two. I've been having some strange issues with my system in regards to high temps, seemingly caused by the CPU simply not respecting the vcore which I set in the BIOS. My motherboard is THIS one, although I believe all gigabyte aorus z390 boards will have a functionally identical BIOS. All the following data is observed from HWMonintor. My CPU Cooler is the 280mm CLC AIO from EVGA. My case is an Enthoo Evolv ITX with 5 140mm noctua fans, so airflow isn't a problem. Also, I've tried setting different power profiles in windows before anyone suggests this. Power supply is also a 650w 80+Gold PSU from EVGA. Running the latest BIOS, and all default settings(everything set to auto, except multicore enhancement disabled), my CPU runs at max 2 core boost (4.8GHz) idling at the desktop, and voltage fluctuates around 1.35 with wild fluctuations ranging from 1.1 volts to 1.4 volts. Then, if I manually set vcore to 1.28 and disable adaptive voltage switching, the voltage at the desktop will fluctuate between 1.1 and 1.35 volts averaging around 1.15. Now, if I run a program like the latest version of prime95(the avx intensive one), then my voltage will initially start around 1.28 where I want it, but it will gradually creep upwards until it reaches around 1.33-1.5V over a timespan of approximately 2-5 minutes. Running OCCT does the same thing. Tweaking Loadline calibration doesn't have an effect on this upward creeping of voltages, in fact it causes it to end up at a higher average voltage(inline with what I would expect with a higher vcore setting). All of this suggests that something is telling the CPU to overvolt, like a fixed overvoltage offset, and something is telling it to turbo. However, all settings that I can think of in the BIOS I've tried manually setting to off or their minimum respective value. Does anyone have any insight to the situation? All I want, is for me to set a max vcore and for my system to not push it more than .1 volts above whatever I set.
  3. Osmium

    Mobo Overvolting on its own

    Another thing to note, is I don't believe the VRM is defective. As it seems to be able to deliver consistent voltage while under load. 10 minutes into prime95 or OCCT the voltages are stable at 1.33ish within plus or minus .05 volts. Its just that the voltages are always consistently higher than expected.
  4. Hey guys, longtime member here but I've been inactive for a year or two. I've been having some strange issues with my system in regards to high temps, seemingly caused by the CPU simply not respecting the vcore which I set in the BIOS. My motherboard is THIS one, although I believe all gigabyte aorus z390 boards will have a functionally identical BIOS. All the following data is observed from HWMonintor. My CPU Cooler is the 280mm CLC AIO from EVGA. My case is an Enthoo Evolv ITX with 5 140mm noctua fans, so airflow isn't a problem. Also, I've tried setting different power profiles in windows before anyone suggests this. Power supply is also a 650w 80+Gold PSU from EVGA. Running the latest BIOS, and all default settings(everything set to auto, except multicore enhancement disabled), my CPU runs at max 2 core boost (4.8GHz) idling at the desktop, and voltage fluctuates around 1.35 with wild fluctuations ranging from 1.1 volts to 1.4 volts. Then, if I manually set vcore to 1.28 and disable adaptive voltage switching, the voltage at the desktop will fluctuate between 1.1 and 1.35 volts averaging around 1.15. Now, if I run a program like the latest version of prime95(the avx intensive one), then my voltage will initially start around 1.28 where I want it, but it will gradually creep upwards until it reaches around 1.33-1.5V over a timespan of approximately 2-5 minutes. Tweaking Loadline calibration doesn't have an effect on this upward creeping of voltages, in fact it causes it to end up at a higher average voltage. All of this suggests that something is telling the CPU to overvolt, like a fixed overvoltage offset, and something is telling it to turbo. However, all settings that I can think of in the BIOS I've tried manually setting to off or their minimum respective value. Does anyone have any insight to the situation?
  5. Osmium

    Best Dubstep?

    lmao noobs
  6. Osmium

    Whats the go to budget amp?

    Its been a long time since I've logged in here, but last time I was here a fiio amp that I can't remember was the go to amp for price to performance in the low end. I'm just looking for a cheap amp to drive some Sennheiser HD598s(50ohm). Also before you tell me I don't need one bear in mind that my onboard motherboard audio is questionable at best so I'd like an amp anyway.
  7. Osmium

    What is your favorite CS:GO team?

    rofl I bet your face is red now. Post NA shuffle with CLG picking up FugLy(a straight upgrade from FNS), and Liquid being ridonkulous, I'd be surprised if C9 can remain 2nd.
  8. Osmium

    Who is better at the AWP Kenny.S or JW?

    I'm not even sure shaGuar was a top 10 1.6 AWPer. shaGuar good but not best, cogu best.
  9. Osmium

    I need serious players, mge,dmg or le

    I am about to go make an account to upvote this again. Also OP please watch the entire thing. After that watch this.
  10. Osmium

    CS:GO Questions from a newbie.

    m_yaw is the ratio of horizontal mouse movement to vertical mouse movement. Pros alter that value to compensate for the perceived difference in mouse movement with 4:3 stretched vs how it is normally.
  11. Osmium

    Who plays CS:GO (Under 18)?

    Global, 2k hours, 17
  12. Osmium

    How do I join a cs.go team?

    I'm global and he is 110% right.
  13. Osmium

    CSGO Lounge bets?

    That is unlikely considering CSGOL in partnership with Valve monitors suspicious traffic of bets placed on extremely stacked odds. After the whole controversy with Virtus.Pro, ESC/G2, and KILLERFISH I highly doubt there is any throwing going on at the pro level. Only ones who would even have any motivation to do that are the main/premier NA teams, but most of the matches they play are too important to throw(many of them dictate whether or not they get out of main).
  14. Osmium

    My views about CSGO Low - Mid Nova spectrum

    Its hard to be really good at D2 because there are those people who only play it and know the angles insanely well. Easy ELO is a 5 queue on some random map like Agency or Office(although those maps are kind of awful).
  15. Osmium

    Suggestions for good FPS mousepad?

    Don't get anything that isn't a QCK Heavy or a QCK +. You will want a big mousepad.
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