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About malawar

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  1. Yes - I was thinking something from be quiet would work, and match the theme of the build. But I think the kind of fans I get will depend on whether I go for liquid cooling or not? Radiator fans are different if I'm not mistaken? And thank you, your answers really help clear things up!
  2. So I got the Asus Helios case knowing it will have airflow issues caused by the front panel. The plan is to remove it completely. The gamers nexus review reported a drop of around 22% after removing the panel when compared to stock performance. However, they also mention that "there’s not a great way to improve on the stock temps other than liquid cooling". So, I wanted to ask: 1) If switching to liquid cooling will perform well even though airflow is restricted? The way I understand it, is that the radiators still need air to dissipate the heat from the system.
  3. Ah?! Even this will change how my CPU performs? I thought this option was just for laptops to be honest. Mine is on High Performance. I just changed it to balanced but the clock speed didn't change? Maybe I need to restart.
  4. It is on default. If it set it to auto I think it will give me a stronger overclock. The difference between the settings isn't explained very well. Not sure what this is. Currently googling. Should it be enabled? I had to update the bios prior to posting. Everything works fine. I'm just now starting to realize the temperatures since I've been using the system more often Clockspeed is always over the base of 3.4. I thought clockspeeds are supposed to be constant, but it's always fluctuating between 3.9 and 4.3. I've never seen it around the base cloc
  5. It is? I thought that was crazy high. My perspective is based on what I saw on the Ryzen Master software. It said something like 90C MAX around the temperature view. I've since uninstalled that software thinking it might also be auto-overclocking. On the task manager performance, the clock speed is always fluctuating between 3.9 to 4.3 or something like that. It's almost never under 4 GHz though. Even now with nothing other than this browser page open.
  6. Hello, I was wondering if anyone can help me disable the auto overclock settings on my system. My temps are between 55 and 60 C on average, and start climbing to 80 C as soon as I run any game. Clock speed is always +4 GHz due to the settings in the BIOS I think. I believe the settings are overkill and causing my temps to rise. I've tried going into the BIOS to "disable" the auto overclock, but it's not as easy as it sounds. For someone without any background like me at least. I tried going over chapter 3 in the motherboard manual but I couldn't fi
  7. Hi, I have a Thunderbolt 2 5Big drive from LaCie. My Apple days are long gone, and I now run an AMD Windows PC. I was wondering if there's any way I can get the drive to work on my new system using the USB 3.2 GEN 2 port on the motherboard? Extra info that might help - I managed to get the drive to work on an Intel based Windows laptop. It has a 3.1 USB port I think (no thunderbolt sign, any other way to check?). I had to download a bunch of thunderbolt drivers, I can't recall how I got it to work to be honest. Happy to share info from that machine if anyone
  8. Thanks for clarifying! I did end up plugging both in. System is working great. Currently getting used to AMD and Radeon software utilities; they're super awesome. Can't wait to start trying out some over clock settings once I get all my windows settings and drivers set up.
  9. @Arrogath SUCCESS!! Thank you so much!! I owe you a burger if you're ever in Dubai.
  10. Yes! Found it on the manual as well - page 2-13. Feeling more confident, attempting shortly. https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/SocketAM4/ROG_CROSSHAIR_VIII_FORMULA/E15393_ROG_CROSSHAIR_VIII_FORMULA_UM_WEB.pdf
  11. Cool - I've just put the renamed file into the USB. Just wanted to make sure I nail the next bit you mentioned: "and hold the bios flash button for a bit, release and it starts flashing the new version". - This part only requires the PSU to be powered on, right? Or, do I have to hit the power button on the "case" as well?
  12. awesome - focusing more on bios update just have to be careful going through it - bit of an amateur here
  13. Just wanted to make sure I got the renaming part correctly - all I need to do is run the .exe file, correct? I don't have to type anything, it automatically changes and I just dump everything in a USB?
  14. No, first I hear of him actually, sorry to disappoint haha I will be moving to a water cooling set up eventually.