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post #11 of 26
hmm if you post your bios settings in here, ill check back later on this evening and we'll take it from there smile.gif
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post #12 of 26
I'd be willing to bet it's a neutered bios without many options, it's a cheaper mobo and all manufacturers tend to disable or not write in features on their lower end boards.
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Here's what we have available:

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post #14 of 26
I was wrong, you have everything you need there to overclock the snot out of it. Go hunt around in the 'Official Gigabyte P67/Z68' thread, start from the back end and work back towards the beginning. Lots of info for you in there.
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post #15 of 26
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Seem to be getting somewhere, during running prime 95 my vcore was running at 1.32/1 I've now changed the setting Dynamic Vcore to -0.050 and it's running at 1.27/6

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Just running Prime Now for a few mins, then time to bump this puppy up.

Does it look like I'm going the right way?
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Getting somewhere:

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post #17 of 26
sweet, yeah its that dynamic vcore setting.
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post #18 of 26
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Yeah hit a wall at 4.4, needs some more vcore for 4.5 and temps are getting warm so I might just stay here for 24/7.
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post #19 of 26
Hi Monkmachine,

I bought the exact same CPU and mobo as you, and I'm having some difficulty following your posts. Could you please explain exactly how you were able to overclock your system?

Thanks.
post #20 of 26
What's your cooling solution, and what's 'warm' to you? Keep in mind, this isn't like the old processors out there.

4.2 is a pretty super mild OC for a 2500k. It can do 4.5ghz on like, stock settings. 4.2ghz is like, what the automatic motherboard turbo OC does for computer noobs. (Actually, I think the automatic turbo goes for 4.3... lol)
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