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I just want to take the first step. Right now, I am trying to stumble through this BIOS. Nothing here is intuitive.

Flipping from the Ai Tweaker to the Advanced Mode, etc. I read up on everything, but reading and doing are two different things.

@Two Cables: You wouldn't mind sharing what your settings were for a <4.5GHz clock (if you had one), would you?
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I just want to take the first step. Right now, I am trying to stumble through this BIOS. Nothing here is intuitive.

Flipping from the Ai Tweaker to the Advanced Mode, etc. I read up on everything, but reading and doing are two different things.
You should be able to get 4.5 GHz by just changing the multiplier to 45 with a little CPU core voltage increase.
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post #13 of 132
You could try just setting the multiplier to 45 and core voltage to 1.300. If you are stable push it down until you are not anymore then bump it back up one increment.

Edit: this is to find out the stable voltage needed at that clock and is a good place to start you may need more or less voltage depending on your cpu. Test with either Linx/IBT or preferably prime95 on 1344FFT with 90% of your ram for 10 - 20 minutes do the same with 1792. Then go ahead and run Blend for 6 - 12 hours. The longer the better!
Edited by evilDSM - 10/14/11 at 4:40pm
post #14 of 132
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Alright, so here's what I did:

CPU Ratio: 40 (just starting here)
CPU Voltage to Manual: 1.200V
Mem Frequency- 1600MHz
Dram Voltage- AUTO
VRM FF mode- Manual; 350
Load-line- AUTO

Everything else left to auto/stock settings.

EDIT: Hey. It worked! YEAH BABY! FIRST OVERCLOCK!
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post #15 of 132
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Alright, so here's what I did:

CPU Ratio: 40 (just starting here)
CPU Voltage to Manual: 1.200V
Mem Frequency- 1600MHz
Dram Voltage- AUTO
VRM FF mode- Manual; 350
Load-line- AUTO

Everything else left to auto/stock settings.

EDIT: Hey. It worked! YEAH BABY! FIRST OVERCLOCK!
Congrats! try lowering your vcore I only need 1.140 for 4ghz this may vary though.
post #16 of 132
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Ok So, I've booted into windows fine. However, CPU-Z and RealTemp are telling me that my Voltage is somewhere between 1.312-1.326V. A 1.1 V increase over my manual settings?

Temps are between 48 and 55C. I've always had one "hot" core. Average temp is ~50C. VID is 1.3311.
Edited by rdfloyd - 10/14/11 at 4:46pm
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Ok So, I've booted into windows fine. However, CPU-Z and RealTemp are telling me that my Voltage is somewhere between 1.312-1.326V. A 1.1 V increase over my manual settings?

Temps are between 48 and 55C. I've always had one "hot" core. Average temp is ~50C. VID is 1.3311.
Real Temp does not show the current core voltage, only the VID.
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Coming up with an errors on a random core. Prime95 runs for about two minutes then stops on one core. First time it was core 4; second was core 2.

Error is: Fatal error: Rounding was .5, expected less than .4. Hardware failure detected.

Tips?
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post #19 of 132
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Coming up with an errors on a random core. Prime95 runs for about two minutes then stops on one core. First time it was core 4; second was core 2.

Error is: Fatal error: Rounding was .5, expected less than .4. Hardware failure detected.

Tips?
Did you set your dram timings and dram voltage to spec? Sometimes this causes a problem you can leave the divider at auto or 1333mhz.
post #20 of 132
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Originally Posted by rdfloyd View Post
Coming up with an errors on a random core. Prime95 runs for about two minutes then stops on one core. First time it was core 4; second was core 2.

Error is: Fatal error: Rounding was .5, expected less than .4. Hardware failure detected.

Tips?
It just needs a little more core voltage. A setting of 1.200V in the UEFI is pretty low.
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