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Is there a voltage adjustment that allows for higher ref clocking? THe board in question is a CHV.
    
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All of the chips that you're benching are unlocked, right? If so then you don't need a high ref clock.

If you are benching locked chips however, then obviously a higher ref is needed. I'm not sure what the voltages are called on that board, or if it would even work the same as my board, but in order to get a higher ref clock on my 790fx GD-70 board I had to raise the NB voltage and the HT voltage. Just by raising the NB voltage from 1.10v to 1.30v it took me from 330 ref to 380 ref.

But be careful, raising those voltages too much could kill the board.
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This was a Sempron 140, no unlocked multi. Multi stuck at 13.5, so no high ref, no high OC. Only would do 345 ref.

I was already running HT at 1.2, NB at 1.25. Maybe I'll give it another go when the board warms up. There are hardly any ref clock submitted hwbot, with mine the second highest, so I don't know the capabilities of the board. I need to get my CHIV working again, pretty sure it would go higher.
    
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Afaik most newer boards (990's, 890's) don't like to do high ref clocks with the exception of a few, and I believe the CHIV is one of those few. I've seen them do ~400 with some tweaking.

If you really want to get a high ref then you're going to need an older board like the DFI 790fxb m2rsh which can do ~450.
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Good to know, thanks.
    
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