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I cant seem to get over 4.5 ghz stable @ 1.4v , it will boot into 4.6 but my system will hang after the bios, just the blinking underscore, before windows logo.



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Edited by GeneralLee14 - 10/22/11 at 7:06pm
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I cant seem to get over 4.5 ghz stable @ 1.4v , it will boot into 4.6 but my system will hang after the bios, just the blinking underscore, before windows logo.



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Did you make sure to turn off all the power saving features?

*edit change lcc to level one and try it then
Edited by Junkboy - 10/22/11 at 7:09pm
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http://i54.tinypic.com/23jkbxf.jpg

http://i55.tinypic.com/anlwg8.jpg

Theres direct links, and as far as i know i dont have any of the power saving features on.
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check under CPU configuration and make sure C1e, C3 and C6 are off, Also could you tell me what you have in the top settings I can't see the first pic.

I'll take a couple of screens from my settings and post them up brb.
Edited by Junkboy - 10/22/11 at 7:23pm
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check under CPU configuration and make sure C1e, C3 and C6 are off, Also could you tell me what you have in the top settings I can't see the first pic.
Max Ratio 46

Internal PLL Voltage Enabled
Speedstep Enabled
Turbo boost power limit: Auto
Additional Turbo Voltage: Auto
Core Current Limit 150

BLCK :100 mhz
Spread Spectrum auto
post #6 of 13
KK this is what I have and it's 24hour Prime stable.

By junkboy0 at 2011-10-22


By junkboy0 at 2011-10-22



By junkboy0 at 2011-10-22


For 4.5 I only need 1.285 but I started testing at 1.300 and I think that's a good place to start.
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post #7 of 13
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my plan is to eventually get to 5.2ghz , but i wouldn't run it 24/7 tho possibly 4.8 would be nice, i'm starting to second guess if my chip is bad or not , cause there's always that possiblilty.
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my plan is to eventually get to 5.2ghz , but i wouldn't run it 24/7 tho possibly 4.8 would be nice, i'm starting to second guess if my chip is bad or not , cause there's always that possiblilty.
You have to realize most chips can hit 5.0 but the volt needed and people's cooling varies greatly. 5.2 is custom WC or Silver Arrow/Noct nh-d14 territory and again that is based on volts and heat. I can get to windows on my 212 at @ 5.1 but the volts needed to boot is way beyond anything this cooler can handle so I don't even run prime.


I think the reason most people stop at 4.5 is that the volts increase drastically, I've seen people need 1.4 just for 4.6 but need only 1.300 or less for 4.5. You have to find your chips sweet spot where the heat and performance are just right.
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Well cooling isnt really an issue with me hehe.. its just voltages, if i can get those set then i would be perfect, i just put my rad outside ,and it cools perfectly without fans,

anyways, i tried 1.3 v for 4.5 and it freezes , i turned it up to 1.33 and it bluescreened during start up, now im at 1.36 but it still feels like it wants to freeze
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Did you match most of my settings like speed step, pll, C states and stuff? I hate the auto Voltage turbo that thing might be giving you more the .50 volts you don't need. I would consider putting as many thing as possible on manual.
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