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Poll Results: What you prefer auto or manual tuning?

 
  • 8% (2)
    Auto tuning
  • 91% (22)
    Manual tuning
24 Total Votes  
post #11 of 14
I don't trust auto, it always overkills things with the voltage settings. My AM3 board also screwed with the ram frequency and voltage as well.
 
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post #12 of 14
Auto to 4.3GHz
0.9v at idle. 1.28v full load

OK, not the geeky way!
But I bought it to play games, not play in the bios

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post #13 of 14
I had trouble overclocking my chip I did try many different things but as it turned out my chip hated the multiplier OC.
I decided to try a few different methods and eventually started messing with auto tuning just to see where it would go, long story short it lowered my ram timings and cranked up the FSB to 236 and left the multiplier at x17. After a few manual tweaks of voltage, increasing the ram Freq. and NB freq. I had a nicely overclocked (in the BIOS) 4.025Ghz chip.
I can see how you cannot rely on auto tuning to overclock everything for you but don't count it out as a useless tool especially EVO which does overclock the bios settings.
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post #14 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post
Auto to 4.3GHz
0.9v at idle. 1.28v full load

OK, not the geeky way!
But I bought it to play games, not play in the bios
But its part of the fun!!
 
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