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post #2151 of 9487
+ rep for an awesome guide @kennyparker! Definitely helped me sort out OCing with my Extreme 6 and 3770k!
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post #2152 of 9487
You guys like to have LLC of 1 or LLC of 2? I'm currently at 2 but I've heard to stay away from 1. In prime I'll be at 1.208V but gaming, 1.224V...it's prime stable at 1.208v so I'm not sure if I want to drop it down to LLC1...Also, is there a way to decrease my idle voltage even more? Is that the turbo offset voltage? Thanks guys
post #2153 of 9487
Really want to overclock. The thing that hinders me, is the fact that my number keys (both "normal" and numpad) do not work in my z68 AsRock Extreme7 Gen3's BIOS. Only the arrow keys of my numpad are registered. Can't type any number in. :S
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post #2154 of 9487
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Originally Posted by Ningeal View Post

Really want to overclock. The thing that hinders me, is the fact that my number keys (both "normal" and numpad) do not work in my z68 AsRock Extreme7 Gen3's BIOS. Only the arrow keys of my numpad are registered. Can't type any number in. :S


Lol. Use the mouse, or hit enter and scroll through the list.

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post #2155 of 9487
Bookmarked! Thanks, this is very organized and extremely easy to understand and work of off for first time Intel overclockers.
post #2156 of 9487
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Originally Posted by kennyparker1337 View Post

Sadly this thread will come to an end in the near future.
Intel plans on making more profits and should be rolling out a new platform any day now.
But this thread should still help the millions of people that still own Sandy/Ivy.
Afterall... as people upgrade upgrade to a newer platform, alot are also upgrading to this platform due to its cheapness!
I don't really check into this thread much anymore, but then again I don't really visit Overclock much anymore (just really busy with life).
Thanks for all the thread activity and thanks for reading my guide! I appreciate it! thumb.gif

Hey, kudos to you kenny for the unflagging support for folks on this thread. You went the proverbial extra mile many times. Thanks for all the hard work.

I rarely stop by here as well, very busy with life, and my system remains solidly OCed at 4.5 thanks to this thread, you input, and others. Have a great holiday.

marty
post #2157 of 9487
So I've been reading a lot of this thread and I'm trying to get a good 4.3-4.4ghz clock on my 3570K but having some trouble.

Compared to most people on this site, my VCORE seems to be a little high. I would really like to have it at 1.2 max but things start to crash while running Prime95 if I lower the offset any more.

Help is HUGELY appreciated.
Thank you.



Here are my current stats:

3570K - Asus P8Z77-I
4.367Ghz, Bus 104, Multiplier 42 (synced)
VCORE 1.04v - 1.288v (1.23v during sustained Prime95)
Offset mode +.090, PLL disabled

Prime95 temps of 82c absolute max (sustained stress avg of 73c)
Idle temp of 39c - 47c
It's a really small computer/case. Also completely silent at idle.

RAM: SAMSUNG 30nm MV-3V4G3D/US
1941.2Mhz 9-9-9-24-1T 1.43v


One odd thing I note; when stress testing and using chrome simultaneously, the shockwave plugin seems to keep failing. Other times I've had chrome crash all together while stressing. I take the crash as a sign of instability, but is shockwave crashing a sign as well?


I just realized this is the AsRock page. None the less, if someone could help me here I would appreciate it too.
Edited by eatkabab - 12/9/12 at 5:33pm
post #2158 of 9487
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Lol. Use the mouse, or hit enter and scroll through the list.

How am I supposed to change the multiplierr? zzz
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post #2159 of 9487
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How am I supposed to change the multiplierr? zzz


Yeah it has no list does it...

 

Do you have another keyboard around to try out? I can't imagine that of all keyboards an ibm model m would not work...

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post #2160 of 9487
Thanks for adding me to the list @kennyparker. Think I want to go for Gold now.biggrin.gif
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