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Overclocking is more important than homework. So what if your GPA takes a 0.4 turn for the worst, at least your OC will be stable!
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it does matter if it takes a straight 2.0 drop then no OCN or OC for a 2 weeks at least
Another question, is manual voltage better to use than offset?
Edited by labbu63 - 10/3/11 at 10:58pm
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lol
it does matter if it takes a straight 2.0 drop then no OCN or OC for a 2 weeks at least
Another question, is manual voltage better to use than offset?
People on OCN told me offset is better, so thats what I used.

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Offset is better because the voltage dynamically adjusts based on the amount of load on the CPU. However, many find that it's easier to begin with a manual voltage and stay with it until reaching a 'final' overclock.

For example: I jumped straight to 4.7 GHz using a manual voltage and then I was later taught about using an Offset. So once I stabilized and finalized 4.7 GHz, I learned how to achieve that same core voltage using an Offset and I haven't looked back since.
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Offset is better because the voltage dynamically adjusts based on the amount of load on the CPU. However, many find that it's easier to begin with a manual voltage and stay with it until reaching a 'final' overclock.

For example: I jumped straight to 4.7 GHz using a manual voltage and then I was later taught about using an Offset. So once I stabilized and finalized 4.7 GHz, I learned how to achieve that same core voltage using an Offset and I haven't looked back since.
ok thanks also got pictures up sorry about the wait let me know if you need anything else



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ok thanks also got pictures up sorry about the wait let me know if you need anything else
All I can think of is that maybe it needs a little more core voltage. So you can either increase the LLC to Ultra High (which is my personal preferred setting), or you can raise the vcore a little bit.
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hm ok also i just got bsod 124? any way to solve it i have seen the other threads on it but no help
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hm ok also i just got bsod 124? any way to solve it i have seen the other threads on it but no help
Did you try raising the core voltage a little? If so and if it didn't work, then raise it a little more.

Did you also try an LLC of Ultra High instead of just High?
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Did you try raising the core voltage a little? If so and if it didn't work, then raise it a little more.

Did you also try an LLC of Ultra High instead of just High?
i decided to just reset cmos and start overclocking all over again i will let you know how it goes this weekend
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