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Hi, I'm new to overclocking and I need some help please.

Motherboard: Gigabyte p55a-ud3
CPU: i7 860
CPU cooler: Noctua NF-P12
Memory: Corsair cmx4gx3m2a1600c8 (I have 8Gb RAM)
Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 260

I tried overclocking to 4.01 Ghz and it booted but if i tried playing a game or installing something a blue screed poped up and I had to restart. Please help me. Thank You!
post #2 of 9
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Originally Posted by treboren;14541699 
Hi, I'm new to overclocking and I need some help please.

Motherboard: Gigabyte p55a-ud3
CPU: i7 860
CPU cooler: Noctua NF-P12
Memory: Corsair cmx4gx3m2a1600c8 (I have 8Gb RAM)
Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 260

I tried overclocking to 4.01 Ghz and it booted but if i tried playing a game or installing something a blue screed poped up and I had to restart. Please help me. Thank You!

You are going to need a lil bit more info, and you also should always stress test your overclocks before actually leisurely using your system. Did you up any volts? What are current volts, etc.
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I left almost everything on auto. I only disabled Intel turbo boost, c1e and c state support. I tried folowing: http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/605848-i5-i7-lga-1156-overclocking-guide.html , but I got the same blue screen.
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set you multi to 22x and your blck to whatever makes 4ghz, then set your voltage to 1.45v and see where it goes from there, dont intel burn thest thats too straining, try prime95 for an hour or so.

dont use gigabytes auto settings they are crap.
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Okay I will do that.
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the 870 is a 22x multi isnt it? if its 21x then set it to 21x 190blck vcore 1.45 then when its stable, lower voltage till it isnt.
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I tried 22x but it goes back to 21x. It worked it seems. I don't get the blue screen anymore, even after I ran prime95 the blend test.
Edited by treboren - 8/11/11 at 8:29am
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*does that flicky finger thing where you snap your arm and your index finger hits the other two to make the snap*
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someone in this thread killed my 69.
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