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Hey Guys,
If I want to shut down a couple of cores on my FX-6300 and yet be stable for daily gaming, should I drop the Vcore to compensate the load for 4 cores? The games I play at the moment don't use more than 4 cores anyway.
I'm currently running it at 4.5GHz with 1.42v.

Thanks in advance. smile.gif
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Hey Guys,
If I want to shut down a couple of cores on my FX-6300 and yet be stable for daily gaming, should I drop the Vcore to compensate the load for 4 cores? The games I play at the moment don't use more than 4 cores anyway.
I'm currently running it at 4.5GHz with 1.42v.

Thanks in advance. smile.gif

You can try and see if its stable at a lower vcore however i think each core still requires the same voltage for a certain clock.

You will lower the TDP by turning off cores. So the chip will pull less power (wattage) whcih means less power being used at the wall. it will also run cooler. You might be able to raise the clock higher if you wanted to raise voltage a little and stay cool.

Personlly I would leave all the cores active. Even though most games only use 4 cores your computer is still running the OS and other things while you game. Multitasking is the CPU strong point. you will be lowering the one thing the chip really exels at.
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You can try and see if its stable at a lower vcore however i think each core still requires the same voltage for a certain clock.

You will lower the TDP by turning off cores. So the chip will pull less power (wattage) whcih means less power being used at the wall. it will also run cooler. You might be able to raise the clock higher if you wanted to raise voltage a little and stay cool.

Personlly I would leave all the cores active. Even though most games only use 4 cores your computer is still running the OS and other things while you game. Multitasking is the CPU strong point. you will be lowering the one thing the chip really exels at.

Thanks, I'll keep that in mind. Much appreciated.
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Hey guys just wondering if this sounds normal

I have 6300
asrock 970 extreme 3 r 2.0
212 hyper evo

I've done all the normal overclocking things and currently have the core speed at 4.305, voltage at 1.4 multiplier at 21, and a bus speed at 205. My max socket temps are 55 degrees c but anything under 1.4 isn't stable in p95 blend test. At 1.375 core 6 stops a 5 seconds after I start it and at 1.3875 it only last for 20 minutes before a core stops. 1.4 is stable but I don't feel conformable running it at that voltage. Do I have a bad chip or should i just go back to my other stable one at 4.1 at 1.325. btw my vid is 1.225 before i started overclocking
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Hey guys just wondering if this sounds normal

I have 6300
asrock 970 extreme 3 r 2.0
212 hyper evo

I've done all the normal overclocking things and currently have the core speed at 4.305, voltage at 1.4 multiplier at 21, and a bus speed at 205. My max socket temps are 55 degrees c but anything under 1.4 isn't stable in p95 blend test. At 1.375 core 6 stops a 5 seconds after I start it and at 1.3875 it only last for 20 minutes before a core stops. 1.4 is stable but I don't feel conformable running it at that voltage. Do I have a bad chip or should i just go back to my other stable one at 4.1 at 1.325. btw my vid is 1.225 before i started overclocking

over 1.4volts is fine. Watch your VRM temps. You might want to get some cooling there. I had 4.8 ghz on that cooler your are using @ 1.46volts with no issues.
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It seems like a big jump to have to use 1.4v on 4.3 when i could use 1.325 on 4.1
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I think I may have found the problem. Currently right now I have my voltage at 1.3875 but during load it goes between 1.296-1.320. I have CnQ and all those things disabled and the only option for LLC is auto on or off and i have it on ON. Does anyone else have this vdroop during load too? At idle its at 1.344ish
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vdrop is normal and actually supposed to be there, besides that you can use llc to raise it or overvolt a bit
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because my llc doesnt actually do anything, should i increase my voltage higher than i normally should to factor in the vdroop?
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