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post #2341 of 7108
I'm thinking that what you are looking for is the Internal PLL Overvolt setting, since there isn't a CPU Current Compatibility listing. A 40% overvolt seems extreme though. My M4GZ/2600k (Corsair H60, push/pull fans) will run at 4.6Gz with this setting on disable. I haven't stressed it or run benchmarks, but others here have done the same, I think.

Where are you getting the advise to change "CPU Current Compatibility"?

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It is missing a setting the "CPU Current Compatibility" which should be set to 140%. I am unable to locate it in the Gene-Z motherboard bios.
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CPU Level Up to 4.6
Internal PLL Overvoltage to Disable
Ai Overclock Tuner to X.M.P.
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Lol that is okay, im ordering 2 more at the end of the month
damn I think you beat me then idk how long i will have this lol, i have too many LGA1155 boards already.
Edited by Sin0822 - 8/30/11 at 12:42pm
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For stability when overclocking beyond 4.5Gz, right?

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To hit clocks above 4.5 you normally want to turn PLL overvoltage on.
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no for the ability to run at higher multipliers, you have to turn it on.
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LA_Kings_Fan, you might already know about this, but it was posted yesterday and, after a BIOS update, the TOXIC 6950 compares with 6970s, so you might not have to flash it to a 6970. Seems like a pretty good deal. I might even be able to put up with the blue PCB in my red-and-black themed build for this sort of value!

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...eo_card_review

If you get one, I want a full report!

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The TOXIC was suppose to MAYBE (* not a gaurantee but odds were good) be unlockable to a FULL HD 6970 ... I don't think the Dirt edition can (including Shaders) unlock ? and the TOXIC comes with those 2 free games also, and had FREE shipping compared to $8 for the Dirt edition ... IF ONLY it were in stock ... I'm just bumming ... who knows maybe it's for the best and NewEgg has some really AWESOME sale planned for the Labor Day weekend

CRAP I missed out on yet another MSI R6970 Ref OpenBox today at NewEgg , only $158.00 too.
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damn I think you beat me then idk how long i will have this lol, i have too many LGA1155 boards already.
Ha, just sell me yours when your done with it, setting up a folding farm with these boys.


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LA_Kings_Fan, you might already know about this, but it was posted yesterday and, after a BIOS update, the TOXIC 6950 compares with 6970s, so you might not have to flash it to a 6970. Seems like a pretty good deal. I might even be able to put up with the blue PCB in my red-and-black themed build for this sort of value!
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...eo_card_review
If you get one, I want a full report!
No hadn't seen THAT review yet, thanks for it , as it further confirms what I was thinking ... that the TOXIC is a BEAST of 6950 card (even better than SOME 6970's) ... I only want it MORE now ... damn NewEgg for being Out Of Stock ! DAMN THEM TO HELL .

As for the Blue PCB ... well there's always a can of RED Spray paint* !


* Disclaimer, do not spray paint your PCB on your video card as you could fry it and most assuredly will void your warranty you dummy.
   
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To hit clocks above 4.5 you normally want to turn PLL overvoltage on.
Mine would not resume from sleep when on Auto (default) so I switched to Disable (following AUS OC guide) and since then all is flawless and 4.6 rule all the way!
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Mine would not resume from sleep when on Auto (default) so I switched to Disable (following AUS OC guide) and since then all is flawless and 4.6 rule all the way!
Yeah that is a known issue, PLL overvoltage can keep the machine from waking up... So never put it to sleep

If you ever want 5ghz you'll need it on, most people need it on for a multi above 45


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Look what the cat dragged in!! As some of you may know, I'm taking my current rig, changing a few things, and putting it in a Vulcan for a smaller, college friendly PC. At the same time, I'm buying a few more parts and putting them in the remainder of my old PC for my dad.

Guess which parts go in which and win a cool prize!!
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