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post #1491 of 9599
Make sure you guys run Prime95 with AVX instructions. It stresses the CPU more and runs a few degrees hotter.
post #1492 of 9599
need help for OC non-asrock mobo..

have 3570k+Biostar tz77xe4+8gb 1600mhz vengance

want to OC ~4.2ghz

need save guide for first time OC 3570k...

this is the exact uefi bios on tz77xe4

any guide? are the guide in the first page is barely same step with every different mobo?
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Offset varies from chip to chip. Level 5 and an offset of +0.005v puts my Vcore at 1.1v.


I see.

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post #1494 of 9599
Hey, I'm back. Here are the pictures of my BIOS:





This is the context of these pictures
Edited by Bazoink - 10/9/12 at 4:17pm
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^ fyi if you have a flash drive plugged in hitting f12 takes a screenshot.

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post #1496 of 9599
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^ fyi if you have a flash drive plugged in hitting f12 takes a screenshot.

Thanks, I'm still learning the basics.

So, do the screenshots tell you anything?
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post #1497 of 9599
@Bazoink

I didn't overclock my 2500k w/ turbo (left it on auto) i only used offset voltage. You can also manually set your Ram voltage at 1.5 instead of auto.

Since your new to overclocking I would say make your life easier and dont use turbo voltage, set it back to auto. Then set your offset voltage at +0.005 then run P95 on Small FFT, watch CPU-z and take note of your vcore at full load. Also watch your temps and make sure they stay under 80-85c.

If your vcore in CPU-z is around 1.27-1.32 at full load, then run P95 until it fails (watch your temps) then post back here w/ how long P95 lasted before failing. Personally i ran my 2500k for 8 hours on SmallFFT.

Just watch CPU-z to make sure your not having the same problem w/ your vcore at 1.4
Edited by Lucky 23 - 10/9/12 at 5:18pm
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post #1498 of 9599
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Thanks, I'm still learning the basics.
So, do the screenshots tell you anything?


Unfortunately no. I can't see why it gives you that kind of voltage except for maybe the fact that it said you were in llc level one and not five (the while text not where you selected it) but that should change as soon as you save and exit.

 

See attached.

 

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In the future you can use the Screenshot feature

You can do this by putting a flashdrive in a usb port the going to my computer, right click the flash drive, click format, change the format the fat32 and click ok or format. Once the format is complete, restart your comp w/ the flashdrive still in and go into bios. When in bios just press F12 to take a screenshot
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post #1500 of 9599
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lucky 23 View Post

In the future you can use the Screenshot feature
You can do this by putting a flashdrive in a usb port the going to my computer, right click the flash drive, click format, change the format the fat32 and click ok or format. Once the format is complete, restart your comp w/ the flashdrive still in and go into bios. When in bios just press F12 to take a screenshot

Thanks, nvidiaftw12 told me that as well. I have a flash drive set up for that already from installing windows so I'll be prepared next time.
Quote:
I didn't overclock my 2500k w/ turbo (left it on auto) i only used offset voltage. You can also manually set your Ram voltage at 1.5 instead of auto.

Since your new to overclocking I would say make your life easier and dont use turbo voltage, set it back to auto. Then set your offset voltage at +0.005 then run P95 on Small FFT, watch CPU-z and take note of your vcore at full load. Also watch your temps and make sure they stay under 80-85c.

If your vcore in CPU-z is around 1.27-1.32 at full load, then run P95 until it fails (watch your temps) then post back here w/ how long P95 lasted before failing. Personally i ran my 2500k for 8 hours on SmallFFT.

Just watch CPU-z to make sure your not having the same problem w/ your vcore at 1.4

I'll do these settings, but I would like to get to the point where I control and understand the OC rather than let the auto take care of it which I was lead to understand does not do as accurate a job. I tried following this guide but apparently I did not do a well enough job of it. What else can I read to further educate myself?
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