Description

Gaming Rig. Called it Hot Cube due to the Volcano inside the FX9590. Often have stability issues due to a multitude of problems. I'm currently trying to diagnose it - its been a long process.

Issues:

Overheating FX9590

Overheating VRM MOSFETS

Windows 10 instability

Dying HDD's

Auto DRAM speeds causing BSOD

Driver/OS conflicts

ASRock limited support

Otherwise very high performance (when I have a truce with it), and very pretty build. Running 280mm Radiator on front as push/pull intake (only one fan on pull as the GTX 980 GPU is 2mm too long ) with SP140's as push and stock H110i GTX fan as pull. One top fan slot and rear fan are AF140. Top fans configured intake.

Cooling: 5 x Intake, 1 x Exhaust

Comments

  • 42 months ago
  • 4 points

Too hot

HOT CUBE

  • 42 months ago
  • 4 points

220w CPU = 0 heating bills

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey, on the plus side if you put it on the floor you could prop your feet up in the winter and run a CPU benchmarking program or something lol

  • 42 months ago
  • 4 points

Nvidia and Intel fanboys can laugh all they want, but come wintertime they'll wish their desktops ran hot. I mean, who else here wishes their space heater can do VR?

what exactly possessed you to build a computer powered by the gas guzzler of the PC realm, anyways? either way, kudos to you for throwing rational thought and caution out the window to make this.

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

The 9590 was cheaply available to me at the time. Can't say it was the best choice, but I've made the most of what I've got!

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

as far as your instability issues is concerned, it could possibly be that your motherboard simply can't support a 220W CPU. afaik, only certain 990FX motherboards have that kind of power delivery. if that is indeed the situation, an inexpensive 220W-capable 990FX motherboard is Gigabyte's 990FXA-UD3 R5 or, to fit the color scheme you have, the ASRock 990FX Killer

  • 42 months ago
  • 4 points

Just ignore the Haters, You've got yourself a high-level build here!

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

Dem prices and dat psu tho.... :(

  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

YAAAAY FOR CANADA!

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  • 42 months ago
  • 2 points

I am using FX 8350 in asus m5a97 evo r2.0, running @4.5Ghz. During hot weather, the socket and VRM gets hot, but didnt have any problem.

Your CPU is much higher than mine, so I will suggest you to get a better board to eliminate the problems you are facing, clearly the 970 board is having hard time supporting the CPU, get Asus Sabertooth or Formula and all your minor issues might be solved.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I suggest updating your BIOS and undervolting your CPU (if possible) those are your most likely issues.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

I have large scale BSOD wars with my PC from time to time, where the error codes are always IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL or the Driver variant of that same error code. I wondered if updating the BIOS would solve things as I'm currently running a version behind the latest, but I am too scared of bricking my motherboard.

Thank you for your advice though, I've kinda been wanting to hear that!

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

the 9590 pretty cheap compare to Intel

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Your problem isn't the cpu, That mobo is not Certified to handle the Fx 9590, it need's a mobo with Vrm's that can support it such as the asus crosshair v formula-z which has Premium VRM's and extra power connectors (Unless ofcourse you do want to undervolt it to 4.2-.45)

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

(the 970 performance is certified to handle the fx9590, thank you though)

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Bottlenecking that CPU hard. i5 > Any AMD CPU

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  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Don't spam.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

k sry

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  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

DID YOU COPY AND PASTE!?!?!

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Nah. Can't you see the "H" and "A" keys that blew up? :P

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

not anymore, lol oops.

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  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

no but srsly though this pc is hot

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Don't spam.

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