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so....sig rig is the beast, trying for last 2 days to get a 4g stable OC on air, I usually run it 3.7g with stock volts and it's solid there, but when I make the jump to 4g settings in order to get anything done it seems to want 1.5v just to get windows loaded. I can run some short benches, but any lengthy stress testing fails on the 3rd core within anywhere from 1 minute on OCCT to about 1 hour in P95

question is that is 1.5 too much volts, and what should NB volt set to? or should i also adjust CPU/NB volt or what?
 
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so....sig rig is the beast, trying for last 2 days to get a 4g stable OC on air, I usually run it 3.7g with stock volts and it's solid there, but when I make the jump to 4g settings in order to get anything done it seems to want 1.5v just to get windows loaded. I can run some short benches, but any lengthy stress testing fails on the 3rd core within anywhere from 1 minute on OCCT to about 1 hour in P95

question is that is 1.5 too much volts, and what should NB volt set to? or should i also adjust CPU/NB volt or what?
You could go to 1.525-1.55 for 24.7 provided temps are still good.

As for nb volts I have no idea, I oc using the multiplier alone.
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You could go to 1.525-1.55 for 24.7 provided temps are still good.

As for nb volts I have no idea, I oc using the multiplier alone.
thank you for that, i knew the max safe voltages for the cpu, need the other info though, can't believe only one person responded here
 
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You should be asking this question in the AMD overclocking sub-forum. There will be a larger number of people knowledgeable in what you want there.
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You should be asking this question in the AMD overclocking sub-forum. There will be a larger number of people knowledgeable in what you want there.
ouch, yeah thought i did lol, sorry

Feel free to lock this thread then and I'll ask over there.
 
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