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I have been playing around with my BIOS settings, not much specific info on the specific BIOS I have so I had to do some research and make adjustments. I wanted some of the OC veterans to review my settings to see if there are any settings that could be harmful, needs to be adjusted, or any recommendation/feedback.


Gigabyte BIOS F11

Vcore = 1.320 (My BIOS does not let me manually set the Vcore, it seems that as I raise the multiplier the CPU voltage increases accordingly. Under default settings I noticed the Vcore to be at 1.296V, so I tried to lower the 1.320V, closer to 1.296V via the DVID, hence the -0.030V. This seemed to lower the temps a bit, as before some of my highs were 78-79c.

MIT Settings
CPU Clock - 45
PLL - Auto
Real-time ratio in OS - Disabled
C1E - Auto
C3/C6 - Auto
EIST - Auto

Memory Settings
DRAM Timing - Quick
Channel Timming - set to 9, 9, 9, 24

Voltage Settings
LLC - Standard (Follow Intel Specs)
DVID - (-.030V)

I included the settings that I've seen are most utilized to OC, but if I do not have in here it is set at default.

Under these settings my idle CPU voltage is around .8V (1600Mhz) with core temps around 31-32c. Prim95 8 hour test no errors with core temps (68c, 70c, 75c, 69c).

Again I just want to make sure that these settings would be appropriate 24/7.

Thank you.

Kiyamon
CPU: Intel i5 2500k
Motherboard And BIOS Version: GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3; F11 BIOS
Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory
Power Supply: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC
Graphics: EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB
Case And Cooling: Rozwell Challenger midtower, COOLER MASTER Hyper 212+
O/S And Misc Stuff: Windows 7 - Pro 64
Edited by Kiyamon - 1/11/12 at 5:36pm