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post #3091 of 9460
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Originally Posted by ohiwastedmylife View Post

Just got my new system up & running. i5 - 3570K on a ASRock Extreme 6 mobo, Ripsaw 16gb 1600.

I am beginning to overclock and have had nothing but trouble. I ended up having the most stable OC with all settings at stock and cpu ratio at 43. Anything higher on auto settings triggers BSOD so I have no clue how to start bumping the voltage settings to reach 4.4 or even 4.5ghz. Currently with the auto settings I am getting 4.3ghz with VCORE of 1.24 - 1.25 and a VID of 1.3260. I am running prime95 stress test and I am reaching low to mid 70's with my corsair h60 water cooler.

Can anyone PLEASE help me try to get to 4.4 or 4.5? With some clear instructions ?

I pushed it earlier today after reading very thoroughly and had a very bizzare / frightening black screen of death (not blue). The monitor no longer received signal, and the BIOS never booted and nothing was working. I eventually was able to get it back on after powering it off several times and trying everything I could.

I may have some bad silicon but would love to hear some input


Be sure to read the tutorial on page 1 of this thread. Follow the instructions - you'll hit 44 or 45 no sweat.
If you get trhe BLKSOD - reset bios with the switch rather than using the bios bootguard function (eg - on/off cycles).
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Just got my new system up & running. i5 - 3570K on a ASRock Extreme 6 mobo, Ripsaw 16gb 1600.

I am beginning to overclock and have had nothing but trouble. I ended up having the most stable OC with all settings at stock and cpu ratio at 43. Anything higher on auto settings triggers BSOD so I have no clue how to start bumping the voltage settings to reach 4.4 or even 4.5ghz. Currently with the auto settings I am getting 4.3ghz with VCORE of 1.24 - 1.25 and a VID of 1.3260. I am running prime95 stress test and I am reaching low to mid 70's with my corsair h60 water cooler.

Can anyone PLEASE help me try to get to 4.4 or 4.5? With some clear instructions ?

I pushed it earlier today after reading very thoroughly and had a very bizzare / frightening black screen of death (not blue). The monitor no longer received signal, and the BIOS never booted and nothing was working. I eventually was able to get it back on after powering it off several times and trying everything I could.

I may have some bad silicon but would love to hear some input

You should not be overclocking w/ your setting and vcore on auto. Especially overclocking w/ your Vcore on auto is Big no. As ive said before these parts are not indestructible, if you just dive in without knowledge of what your doing you could cause damage whether your overclocking a cpu or a gpu its always possible.

The first page of the guide explains how to set up your bios before overclocking and i would recommend reading some other tutorials on overclocking to build up your knowledge. This will help you out in the long run and me and other members will help in answering any questions you have.
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idle @ 800 mhz why is this happening and is it normal. never seen this before



edit
i fixed it it was something i did in real temp (clock modulation) 50%
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Be sure to read the tutorial on page 1 of this thread. Follow the instructions - you'll hit 44 or 45 no sweat.
If you get trhe BLKSOD - reset bios with the switch rather than using the bios bootguard function (eg - on/off cycles).

So we are never supposed to up the offset voltage and only increase the turbo boost voltage? That seems strange but the guide never mentions upping the the vcore over the turbo boost.


I have been testing it using the OP's guidelines and have hit a brick wall at the 4.5GHZ mark. 4.4 runs flawlessly then I bump up to 4.5 and it runs but BSOD or starts failing at around 5 minutes of stress testing. Kept on bumping the turbo voltage up till the core voltage was hitting around 1.4V @ high 80's which is way too high for my comfort. BSOD kept on pushing the code to up the voltage but I gave up. Even with the Corsair H60 water cooler it was running hot because of all that voltage. Does increasing the offset voltage vs the turbo voltage bring any benefits? Or is there something else I need to be tweaking in addition to the OP's notes?
Edited by ohiwastedmylife - 2/6/13 at 1:07am
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Hey guys,
So I am new to this whole overclocking thing and after following the guide i got my i7 3770k running @ 4.4 GHz and the Turbo offset at +0.016V
CPU-Z shows VCORE @ 1.216V
After 1 Hour of Prime95 my max temperatures were 73 °C with a Macho HR-02 as cooler

Are these results OK ?
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If that's your current idle vcore then i would leave your offset where its at. I wouldnt go to a lower offset because you will be around .89v or lower. Even .910v is a really nice idle vcore.

Just a heads up (because it's interesting to me) I was able to knock the offset down to -0.060 and keep it stable overnight at 4.0 @ 1.136 vcore. My idle vcore is 0.912 and everything works fine. I tried to go one notch lower and I would get random BSOD's when idling. So it looks like the lowest voltage my 2500k can run at (idle) is 0.912.
Not sure if that will help anyone in the future, but there it is.
    
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Hey guys,
So I am new to this whole overclocking thing and after following the guide i got my i7 3770k running @ 4.4 GHz and the Turbo offset at +0.016V
CPU-Z shows VCORE @ 1.216V
After 1 Hour of Prime95 my max temperatures were 73 °C with a Macho HR-02 as cooler

Are these results OK ?

Vcore looks fine to me, but 73c seems a touch high for my liking at that voltage but it's perfectly ok. 1 hour with no errors is a good start. If you are satisfied with that OC and the temps you are getting I would suggest to run Prime at least 10 hours to ensure you are stable.
    
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So we are never supposed to up the offset voltage and only increase the turbo boost voltage? That seems strange but the guide never mentions upping the the vcore over the turbo boost.


I have been testing it using the OP's guidelines and have hit a brick wall at the 4.5GHZ mark. 4.4 runs flawlessly then I bump up to 4.5 and it runs but BSOD or starts failing at around 5 minutes of stress testing. Kept on bumping the turbo voltage up till the core voltage was hitting around 1.4V @ high 80's which is way too high for my comfort. BSOD kept on pushing the code to up the voltage but I gave up. Even with the Corsair H60 water cooler it was running hot because of all that voltage. Does increasing the offset voltage vs the turbo voltage bring any benefits? Or is there something else I need to be tweaking in addition to the OP's notes?

Bsod 101?

1.4v for 45 is not right. If you want the folks here to help, format a usb key fat 32, put it i a usb port, restart and Spam F2 to bios. Go through the screens one by one and hit F12, scroll where needed. Post your bios screen shots here.

You are not providing enough information for us to help you.
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Hey guys,
So I am new to this whole overclocking thing and after following the guide i got my i7 3770k running @ 4.4 GHz and the Turbo offset at +0.016V
CPU-Z shows VCORE @ 1.216V
After 1 Hour of Prime95 my max temperatures were 73 °C with a Macho HR-02 as cooler

Are these results OK ?

Very nice thumb.gif

That chip can go higher - what heatsink are you using?

Oops - edit... Don't know that HS.
Edited by Jpmboy - 2/6/13 at 12:35pm
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Been running 4.5ghz for a while, but this being overclock.net I decided I wanted to go a little higher tongue.gif

2 hours stable so far

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