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EDIT: Nevermind, I see what you are doing BTW try reading through the guide I linked you. It tells you a lot about the different things you will be using.
I think he means multiplier

Edit: ninja'd. anyways, OP how are you testing these clocks? 10 - 20 mins of prime?
Edited by evilDSM - 10/14/11 at 5:52pm
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I think he means multiplier

Edit: ninja'd. anyways, OP how are you testing these clocks? 10 - 20 mins of prime?
Yeah. A little over 10 mins of Prime. I'm going to stop at 4.5, then start reducing Vcore.

Right now, my load temps are between 46-55C with Vcore being reported as 1.232V in CPU-Z and VID being reported as 1.3411 in RealTemp.


I still don't understand the difference between Vcore and VID. I googled it, but nothing made sense.
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Don't worry about VID anymore focus on what CPU-Z reports as vcore.

Edit: If you want just set in a 45 multi and put the vcore around 1.350v that's what a lot of people say is the "safe" voltage for a 32nm chip. I know you won't need that much voltage and just start dropping it lower and lower, until you become unstable then bump it up one increment and you should be good.
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Yeah. A little over 10 mins of Prime. I'm going to stop at 4.5, then start reducing Vcore.

Right now, my load temps are between 46-55C with Vcore being reported as 1.232V in CPU-Z and VID being reported as 1.3411 in RealTemp.


I still don't understand the difference between Vcore and VID. I googled it, but nothing made sense.
VID is not the current core voltage. Ignore it until you start using Offset.
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VID is not the current core voltage. Ignore it until you start using Offset.
Ok. I really appreciate the help guys. Seriously.

I guess I just was the effects of Vdroop. I cut off prime95 (first tests were good at 4.3GHz), and I saw the Vcore go from 1.226-1.232 to 1.288. Seems like a lot to me...

Going for 4.5GHz.
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Ok. I really appreciate the help guys. Seriously.

I guess I just was the effects of Vdroop. I cut off prime95 (first tests were good at 4.3GHz), and I saw the Vcore go from 1.226-1.232 to 1.288. Seems like a lot to me...

Going for 4.5GHz.
It's normal. Try an LLC of Ultra High.
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The way I take it is the VID is the minimum suggested Vcore for that multi. Once you start using offset for setting your voltage the VID is what you will be adding voltages to. For example, with speed step when your PC underclocks to 1.6GHz when not under load the VID will drop to say 1.0v. When adding offset voltage it will add to that 1.0. When it's under load at say 4.5GHz the VID will go up to say 1.3v and the offset voltage will be added to that. Say you add .05v as to your offset, at 1.6GHz you would have 1.05v and at 4.5GHz you would have 1.35v. These are just made up numbers btw, just used for comparison.
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I'll change the LLC to Ultra.

Got a BSoD error 124 on my 4.5GHz try (about 1 min into boot). Here's the weird part. I go into the BIOS and I see that the CPU Voltage is at 1.264, even though I set it to 1.3V. What should I do to get 4.5GHz stable? Will wait for an answer.
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I'll change the LLC to Ultra.

Got a BSoD error 124 on my 4.5GHz try (about 1 min into boot). Here's the weird part. I go into the BIOS and I see that the CPU Voltage is at 1.264, even though I set it to 1.3V. What should I do to get 4.5GHz stable? Will wait for an answer.
That's okay, The CPU voltage that the BIOS lists is the last voltage used since restart. That's perfectly fine try bumping it up some more on the vcore you'll get there I believe in you!
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That's okay, The CPU voltage that the BIOS lists is the last voltage used since restart. That's perfectly fine try bumping it up some more on the vcore you'll get there I believe in you!
Set at 1.325. I only feel comfortable up to 1.35 as I believe that is the specification's max voltage.
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