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4.5ghz
1.350v
LLC level 5

cpuz idle 1.238v -- bsod 124 starting prime95


4.5ghz
1.350v
LLC level 5

cpuz idle 1.335v -- load 1.344-1.352v -- passed prime95 custom blend for 15 minutes using 1344

Seems like level 5 is the best one, however it does spike it slightly above, therefore use level 4 from now on and continue increasing the vcore if you have to and test with prime blend.
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Seems like level 5 is the best one, however it does spike it slightly above, therefore use level 4 from now on and continue increasing the vcore if you have to and test with prime blend.

crap. made a mistake in that last post. LLC 5 is the first one, and the second test I did was with level 1....not level 5 again. hah!

So, I'll try LLC level 2, then? If that's the case, then the results are posted the same from the first page. I used level 2 there.
Edited by lynxxyarly - 12/3/11 at 7:47pm
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The LLC seems like it's backwards on the ASRock boards. I had the Extreme4 gen3 for a few weeks. Bios acted very strange to me.
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The LLC seems like it's backwards on the ASRock boards. I had the Extreme4 gen3 for a few weeks. Bios acted very strange to me.

I definitely got that impression when reading the official sandy overclock club thread. the asus board looks like it has 5 levels, but level 5 on the asus = level 1 on the asrock - if Im understanding it right.
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Yup, but at least they show you the little graph to the side biggrin.gif
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I did a little test with the LLC levels just now. Here are my findings:

Using 1.455v as the base test voltage in the mobo, and running prime95 custom with 1344

LLC level 1 - cpuz idle 1.432; load 1.456
LLC level 2 - cpuz idle 1.424; load 1.336
LLC level 3 - cpuz idle 1.416; load 1.328
LLC level 4 - cpuz idle 1.408; load 1.328
LLC level 5 - cpuz idle 1.408; load 1.320


From what I see, everything but level 1 seems to be a bad thing to use, since the vdrop is so bad under load. However, I'm not quite understanding how it will play out with offset voltages, so I'll wait till further input from this thread. smile.gif
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Before anything you must realize that most SB hit a multiplier wall at 47-48x. Little can go over 4.8GHz.
As for the method of overclocking, can I suggest leaving everything on auto, except for multi?
Whilst it may sound stupid and crazy, that's what I'am using right now and it works well! I haven't tried getting past 4.5Ghz but if I used offset with LLC my computer would crash.
I speculated that this was probably due to the -0.020 offset causing idle voltages to be too low.
With Auto offset(+-0.00) and Auto LLC, the CPU gives it's VID voltage at the frequency, say 1.371V for 4.5GHz and vDroop brings it to 1.328V. Without load it goes to 1.6Ghz and around 0.8V. It may at sometimes overshoot before Vdroop and gives 1.35V, but it's only for a split second.
I only posted this as a suggestion. I believe that using this method for 4.8GHz+ overclocks may be dangerous as the voltage may shoot high for a bit. You could try, but be careful of how you use it:D
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I did a little test with the LLC levels just now. Here are my findings:

Using 1.455v as the base test voltage in the mobo, and running prime95 custom with 1344

LLC level 1 - cpuz idle 1.432; load 1.456
LLC level 2 - cpuz idle 1.424; load 1.336
LLC level 3 - cpuz idle 1.416; load 1.328
LLC level 4 - cpuz idle 1.408; load 1.328
LLC level 5 - cpuz idle 1.408; load 1.320


From what I see, everything but level 1 seems to be a bad thing to use, since the vdrop is so bad under load. However, I'm not quite understanding how it will play out with offset voltages, so I'll wait till further input from this thread. smile.gif

Yeah looks like level one is doing the best job, stick to that and continue overclocking. Set the multi to 45 set the vcore to 1.35v, llc level 1 and run prime and report back smile.gif
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Before anything you must realize that most SB hit a multiplier wall at 47-48x. Little can go over 4.8GHz.
As for the method of overclocking, can I suggest leaving everything on auto, except for multi?
Whilst it may sound stupid and crazy, that's what I'am using right now and it works well! I haven't tried getting past 4.5Ghz but if I used offset with LLC my computer would crash.
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I only posted this as a suggestion. I believe that using this method for 4.8GHz+ overclocks may be dangerous as the voltage may shoot high for a bit. You could try, but be careful of how you use it:D

thanks for your feedback smile.gif
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Yeah looks like level one is doing the best job, stick to that and continue overclocking. Set the multi to 45 set the vcore to 1.35v, llc level 1 and run prime and report back smile.gif

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4.5ghz
1.350v in bios

stable run of prime95 using 1344 ffts

cpuz idle is 1.336; load 1.352
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16gb Samsung Wonder RAM @2400 11-10-11-28 Samsung 840 pro 256gb Seagate FireCuda 2TB HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Apogee GTZ/MCP35X x2 in series/Koolance RP-401X2 EK-FC 780 GTX Classy - Acetal+Nickel+Backplate HWLabs Nemesis 360GTX EK-FC980 GTX Ti Classy KPE - Nickel 
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HWLabs SR2 240mm MP Win10x64 Asus PG279Q Dell U2414h 
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Dell U2414h Ducky Shine 3 Orange LED Cherry MX Red Corsair ax860i w/red sleeved power cables Corsair Obsidian 800D w/bottom rad mod 
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Logitech RaidMax Modular 600w InWin 303 White Rando mmo mouse 
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Generic Onboard 
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16gb Samsung Wonder RAM @2400 11-10-11-28 Samsung 840 pro 256gb Seagate FireCuda 2TB HGST Deskstar NAS 5TB 
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Apogee GTZ/MCP35X x2 in series/Koolance RP-401X2 EK-FC 780 GTX Classy - Acetal+Nickel+Backplate HWLabs Nemesis 360GTX EK-FC980 GTX Ti Classy KPE - Nickel 
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HWLabs SR2 240mm MP Win10x64 Asus PG279Q Dell U2414h 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2414h Ducky Shine 3 Orange LED Cherry MX Red Corsair ax860i w/red sleeved power cables Corsair Obsidian 800D w/bottom rad mod 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Roccat Kone XTD Roccat Alumic Creative X-FI Titanium HD 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k Asrock z77 extreme4 GTX 680 (flashed to 770) 2x4GB gskill ddr3 1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 evo 250gb Cooler Master Glacer 240L Win10x64 pro Dell U2414h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech RaidMax Modular 600w InWin 303 White Rando mmo mouse 
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 960 PRO Series - 512GB WD Black - 4TB DEEPCOOL CAPTAIN 360 Gaming in Red Corsair ML140 Pro in Red 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair ML120 Pro in Red Windows 10 x64 Pro ASUS ROG SWIFT PG279Q HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical 
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