kingpincooling.com

Go Back   kingpincooling.com > Overclocking & Benching > EVGA Extreme Overclocking

EVGA Extreme Overclocking Dedicated forum for KPC users and all things EVGA Overclocking.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-26-2011, 07:02 PM
Xtreme Addict's Avatar
Xtreme Addict Xtreme Addict is offline
PURE
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Posts: 268
Default EVGA EPOWER/UNTOUCHIE + GTX580 REF

Sad history is that my GTX580 referent died during 4-Way, one mosfet blew up and later second, PWM was dead (0,02v on GPU) so I had no choice

























I am bad modder, my soldering abilities are as weak as they can be but I managed to connect EPOWER! So if I could do it - everyone CAN!!! even Gradmas

After EPOWER connection my GTX580 is ALIVE!!!, now I have to check vdroop and I guess I will have to add some capacitors to stabilize vcore.

Many thanks to TiN and Kingpin and of course EVGA
__________________
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2009 POLAND #3
Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship GOOC 2010 POLAND #2
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2010 POLAND - NOT ORGANISED
ASUS Polish Overclocking Championship 2010 #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2011 POLAND - NOT INVITED
HWBOT Country Cup 2011 - POLAND! #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2012 EMEA FINALS - #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2012 WW FINALS - 7

Last edited by Xtreme Addict; 12-27-2011 at 01:15 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-26-2011, 07:10 PM
Halo_003 Halo_003 is offline
Sub-Ambient
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Florida, US
Posts: 88
Send a message via Skype™ to Halo_003
Default

Excellent work, that looks very clean. I love how you mounted it to the card, very cool.

How do you get one? lol.
__________________
i7 3820 @ 5.25GHz --- X79 Classified --- 4x2GB Dominator GT 2000C8 --- GTX 580 Classified Ultra/GTX 285 Classified/GTX 480/2x GTX 295 --- SPH 1050W+1300W --- RAID 0 Vertex 2 90GB
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-26-2011, 07:17 PM
Xtreme Addict's Avatar
Xtreme Addict Xtreme Addict is offline
PURE
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Posts: 268
Default

Thx my friend

I got one from TiN (EVGA)
__________________
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2009 POLAND #3
Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship GOOC 2010 POLAND #2
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2010 POLAND - NOT ORGANISED
ASUS Polish Overclocking Championship 2010 #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2011 POLAND - NOT INVITED
HWBOT Country Cup 2011 - POLAND! #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2012 EMEA FINALS - #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2012 WW FINALS - 7
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-26-2011, 09:18 PM
k|ngp|n's Avatar
k|ngp|n k|ngp|n is offline
PURE
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,025
Default

Nice addict. Glad to see it worked out for you. These should be available very soon..
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-27-2011, 12:24 AM
TiN's Avatar
TiN TiN is offline
Happy engineer
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Taipei
Posts: 1,223
Send a message via ICQ to TiN Send a message via Skype™ to TiN
Default

Mmm, you can do better connection. For monster like GF110 those wires are not enough, and wire length is too big to have any serious benching

I used direct soldering EPOWER edge to PCB before, it was best method to reach lowest droop.



Not best shot to show, but you can see, that EPOWER soldered by chunks of solder to videocard power plane. It's easy because 580 PCB have all inductor pads in straight line.

So while using UT - rule number one, two and three: keep wires short and as many as possible Everything rest is easy.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-27-2011, 12:37 AM
Halo_003 Halo_003 is offline
Sub-Ambient
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Florida, US
Posts: 88
Send a message via Skype™ to Halo_003
Default

TiN when looking at the PCB for the UT there's an empty spot where another 6 pin plug would go, could you just solder that on? And when using UT do you need the power plugs on the card powered? Or can all power be through the UT?

Thanks.
__________________
i7 3820 @ 5.25GHz --- X79 Classified --- 4x2GB Dominator GT 2000C8 --- GTX 580 Classified Ultra/GTX 285 Classified/GTX 480/2x GTX 295 --- SPH 1050W+1300W --- RAID 0 Vertex 2 90GB
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-27-2011, 02:01 AM
TiN's Avatar
TiN TiN is offline
Happy engineer
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Taipei
Posts: 1,223
Send a message via ICQ to TiN Send a message via Skype™ to TiN
Default

All power can be used from UT, but because of VGA onboard sense curcuitry for "cable presence" you need to have power cable to VGA connectors too.

Of course you can disable sense curcuitry and force VGA always on, but that's more work than just pop stock chokes and connect cables. VGA PWM will be anyway in shutdown mode due to "critical fault".
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12-27-2011, 02:49 AM
Xtreme Addict's Avatar
Xtreme Addict Xtreme Addict is offline
PURE
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Posts: 268
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TiN View Post
Mmm, you can do better connection. For monster like GF110 those wires are not enough, and wire length is too big to have any serious benching

I used direct soldering EPOWER edge to PCB before, it was best method to reach lowest droop.



Not best shot to show, but you can see, that EPOWER soldered by chunks of solder to videocard power plane. It's easy because 580 PCB have all inductor pads in straight line.

So while using UT - rule number one, two and three: keep wires short and as many as possible Everything rest is easy.

I am aware of that, it was jut a test if VGA can be still alive. I have to buy better copper cables for future zombies but I am glad it works. I only need 1150 MHz GPU on it
__________________
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2009 POLAND #3
Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship GOOC 2010 POLAND #2
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2010 POLAND - NOT ORGANISED
ASUS Polish Overclocking Championship 2010 #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2011 POLAND - NOT INVITED
HWBOT Country Cup 2011 - POLAND! #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2012 EMEA FINALS - #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2012 WW FINALS - 7
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-27-2011, 06:30 AM
Chiller's Avatar
Chiller Chiller is offline
Liquid Nitrogen
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: belgium
Posts: 632
Send a message via MSN to Chiller
Default

Nice pics here, and good to see that you're 580 comes back to live.
__________________
3dmark Vantage : 47K (NO PhysX)
3dmark11 : 14K
3dmark06 : 41K
3dmark05 : 51K
3dmark03 : 187K
3dmark01 : 126K
Wprime32m : 3.233sec
Wprime1024 : 1m30sec320

http://www.hwbot.org/user/hybridchiller/
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-27-2011, 01:13 PM
Xtreme Addict's Avatar
Xtreme Addict Xtreme Addict is offline
PURE
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Posts: 268
Default

Thx guys


Added some capacitors today (low esr of course), it helped a bit with vdroop Card does 1150 GPU 1200 MEM in 3DMark 11, the same as before PWM failure so I am happy. It was my goal to accomplish 4-Way action at 1150 MHz GPU But TiN is right about cables, next time I will buy some good copper and I will do them shorter. But all in all I am very satisfied with the result, cause even with old cables from noname PSU my card is back and overclocks perfectly for 4-Way action
__________________
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2009 POLAND #3
Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship GOOC 2010 POLAND #2
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2010 POLAND - NOT ORGANISED
ASUS Polish Overclocking Championship 2010 #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2011 POLAND - NOT INVITED
HWBOT Country Cup 2011 - POLAND! #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2012 EMEA FINALS - #1
Master Overclocking Arena MOA 2012 WW FINALS - 7
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:27 PM.

Contact Us - www.kingpincooling.com - Archive - Top
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.3 Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.