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Uhhh tried to hit 5GHZ And i had to reset CMOS......help

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Uh Yeah so i tried to hit 5 GHZ just to see if my chip could........I Set VCORE to 1.410 @ 5 GHZ and i tried to boot.........well the system just stayed at a blinking "-" Sign. Then i could not get into the BIOS. I had to reset CMOS and then i was able to get to default and set all the settings. I hope i didn't damage my chip at all? Do you think i did??
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post #2 of 6
No it's fine just a failed overclock I pressume. When using higher multipliers try enabling PLL overvoltage.

Hope that helps
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That's how you overclock. I can't count the number of no-posts I've had with my 2500k and 920.
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I Mean that i had to RESET THE CMOS and the BIOS did not boot? Normally wont it uh reset it. eh chip seems fine i think.
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post #5 of 6
not sure what you're asking, your first post and last post contradict themselves.

if you're saying you couldn't POST after a failed OC, you reset the CMOS jumper, booted up and still couldn't get into the bios, then that's a serious problem.

Sounds like you figured it out though.
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post #6 of 6
Yup, likely you won't hurt your cpu until past 1.5v (depends on your cooling, I'm not familiar with your CM solution)

Also likely (not impossible but entirely likely) that you have not got enough vcore to get to 5.0. I'm at 1.428v to get to 4.8. Yes, there are golden chips that take less - I suspect mine's middle of the pack somewhere - but 1.410 is extremely low for 5.0 under load.

Did you stabilize a lower speed first, like 4.7/4.8? Generally, you'd want to work your way up rather than going for the gusto all in one shot. Slowly up your multis and vcore, and keep an eye on temps. Opinions vary on max safe, but I'd be OK running mine 85C under load for brief periods. Some will recommend less...in reality, at 4.8 I'm just touching 70C on peaks, which is well within the safe zone.
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