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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by Synaps3 View Post
lol the guy who corrected clearly does not own a giga board.

Anyway LLC is causing me vRISE so far haha with your settings. I'll try to lower it. Im going for 4.3ghz now and I'll pump it in 1 or 2 months to see if it has any degradation
Ah, then try a lower LLC setting.


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Hey, I followed this guide for my Sandy Bridge OC and it said to keep those things disabled. I'm kind of new to overclocking Sandy Bridges, so I was wondering if you could explain to me why I would want to disable or enable those.
The only benefit from disabling those things is so that it's easier to increase the BCLK if you wanted to. So if you always leave the BCLK at 100.0 MHz, then leave those things enabled (with maybe C3 and C6 as the possible exceptions if you end up getting BSODs easily).

There's a ton of misinformation out there, so here's a guide that corrects all of it:

http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/overc...beginners.html
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post #12 of 17
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Put LLC on level 1 and bsoded on load because the vc dropped very very low..

Ahhh what a headache. This voltages are so stubborn! Damn Gigabyte!

It's idling at 1.344 right now. Even though its set to 1.320 on bios. Using hwInfo64 to monitor. CPU-Z doesnt work for my board. It show a completely messed voltage.
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post #13 of 17
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Put LLC on level 1 and bsoded on load because the vc dropped very very low..

Ahhh what a headache. This voltages are so stubborn! Damn Gigabyte!
So then adjust the vcore accordingly.
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post #14 of 17
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Ah, then try a lower LLC setting.



The only benefit from disabling those things is so that it's easier to increase the BCLK if you wanted to. So if you always leave the BCLK at 100.0 MHz, then leave those things enabled (with maybe C3 and C6 as the possible exceptions if you end up getting BSODs easily).

There's a ton of misinformation out there, so here's a guide that corrects all of it:

http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/overc...beginners.html

I don't plan on touching my BCLK so that's good to know! Also thanks for the article!

edit: would that article apply to Z68 boards?
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I don't plan on touching my BCLK so that's good to know! Also thanks for the article!

edit: would that article apply to Z68 boards?
I think it would. When I was asking OCN for help in choosing the best 1155 motherboard, I asked what the differences are between P67 and Z68. The answer I got was that they're basically identical for overclocking, so I'm guessing that it does. Plus, he wrote that guide before Z68 came out.
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post #16 of 17
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What I am learning from this chip:

It always idle at 0.2 higher then what I put in the BIOS.

It can keep stability with 4.3-4.5ghz with 1.27-1.28v

LLC is a pain to get right. Set it to 7 for safety with a low vCore and it got up to 1.404 during testing.

I wish it would remain at a an appropriated value for low speeds (1.6ghz) but that's just asking too much. If I can keep it at 1.2ish on idle and on load it would be the best.
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post #17 of 17
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Finally found something confortable for me.

Set it to 1.270 on the bios. Of course it changed to 1.296 automatically. No biggie.

Aaaand. It stays between 1.28 and 1.308 on load.

Awesome . Temps never reached 70c on IBT. More tweaking tomorrow. Its 6:30 AM here and I'm sleepy
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