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Thanks Lucky , right now it's at +0.055 and LLC = 2. Stable for 2 complete blend cycles (>30MIn). At 0.060 and LLC=3 it actually ran a bit hotter. I'll set up P95 again tomorrow... do you guys just let it run and go away? Any harm in a BSOD sitting there for hours while i sleep? How would you guys approach getting this chip to 47 and =< 80oC?
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PLS HELP.
I'd set My BIOS to 4.7ghz but still having trouble with some thread running P95 1344 & 1792 (RAM @ 90%) in 15mins per Iterations.

here's my settings :
clock : 4.7
pll overvoltage : enabled
speedstep : enabled
turbo limit : manual
short : 250
long : 250
Core current limit : 250
spread spectrum : disabled

Vcore : offset (0.105v)
DRam Voltage : 1.529 (default)
pll voltage : 1.709v
vtt ; auto

temps
max TEMP at RealTemp at 68c

voltages
BIOS : 1.368, 1.376, 1.384 voltages
CPU-Z (under load) 1.360, 1.680, 1.376, 1.384 sometimes it's just 1.344v (is this normal voltages, not having stable or sticking to one or two kinds of voltages?)

Questions :
* what should I tweak? add vcore (note that I'm already at .105v at offset settings and temps are high too)
* should I set my VTT to 1.122 or 1.131v (currently at AUTO)
* should I decrease or increase my PLL Voltage (Currently at manual : 1.709v)
What would be the solution of THREAD ERROR in PRIME95?
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Thanks Lucky , right now it's at +0.055 and LLC = 2. Stable for 2 complete blend cycles (>30MIn). At 0.060 and LLC=3 it actually ran a bit hotter. I'll set up P95 again tomorrow... do you guys just let it run and go away? Any harm in a BSOD sitting there for hours while i sleep? How would you guys approach getting this chip to 47 and =< 80oC?

I ran my 2500k for over 7 hours, some run p95 for 12-24 hours. Im usually sitting in my room watching Tv while P95 is running that way when it fails i can adjust settings right away and get the stress test running again.

Oh you can also set your ram to 1.5v instead of being on auto. Did you set your timings?
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Thanks for the reply. I disabled PPL over volt, for the 16G ram, its at XMP 1 (8,8,8,24 2T) it seems to like the extra 0.029v from memtest run when first assembling. If I relax these to 11cr, 1.5v works fine. With these timings, AID64 has our z58s at the top, above 3930x ! So good enough.

A 3 hour blend was clean and only one core hit 80oC. Frankly, I rarely do anything on it for more than 3 hours, so I live with the modest stability test. I'm gonna improve the air flow and cooling soon. Then I'll do a 12-24h run. Once done will shoot for +2 on the multi.

I did google for the bsod thing, and letting it sit in the "halt" state is not problem, but you need to set it to not automatically reboot in system settings. There is a free program to there which will read and flag minidumps. So, anyway, it appears that a couple of hours at blue screen should not damage anything.

Frankly this thread is one of the best out there because of guys like you and Kenny !

I'm not very savvy on this stuff (but considered a wiz in my generation!). But have needed to become more so as my addiction to hotrods requires a lot more ECM tuning vs the old days when we could see if a quad could collapse a beer can to check the carb flow and vacuum at WOT!

Next stop, 47x under 80oC after fan upgrade.

Thx!
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Well if your rams more stable at 1.529 then i would manually set it to that then and keep your timings at 8-8-8-24. No reason to loosen them to cas 11. Besides that your looking good just keep an eye on the temps and you might have to enable PLL overvoltage w/ a 47 multi but it can remain disabled w/ a 45 multi.
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What's a good benchmark for storage? I've used HD Tune over the years plus Sandra. I ask because I'm using the Acceleration feature in my system, got a 60G SSD in combo with a 1TB Black Caviar. But HD Tune only measures the Caviar. In fact, while the RST program sees the SSD, Windows and HD Tune do not. The Acceleration feature work very well, programs load very quickly, much like on my i7 Lynfield Gigabyte system where I have a 120G SSD. So I'm looking for a benchmark that will somehow measure the Acceleration feature.

Also, as some of you may have noticed, the black SATA cables that come with these ASRock z68 mobos actually specify 6.0Gb on them. The cables look a bit different from my collection of older SATA cables. Does anyone know, are there "SATA 6.0 calbes"? In other words, to get the full benefit of a Sata 6.0 port and hardware (which I know really only shows up in benchmarks), must you have a Sata 6.0 cable? I''ve googled this, but not really getting any definitive answers. I should probably dig around at StorageView or something. Thanks.

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What's a good benchmark for storage? I've used HD Tune over the years plus Sandra. I ask because I'm using the Acceleration feature in my system, got a 60G SSD in combo with a 1TB Black Caviar. But HD Tune only measures the Caviar. In fact, while the RST program sees the SSD, Windows and HD Tune do not. The Acceleration feature work very well, programs load very quickly, much like on my i7 Lynfield Gigabyte system where I have a 120G SSD. So I'm looking for a benchmark that will somehow measure the Acceleration feature.

Also, as some of you may have noticed, the black SATA cables that come with these ASRock z68 mobos actually specify 6.0Gb on them. The cables look a bit different from my collection of older SATA cables. Does anyone know, are there "SATA 6.0 calbes"? In other words, to get the full benefit of a Sata 6.0 port and hardware (which I know really only shows up in benchmarks), must you have a Sata 6.0 cable? I''ve googled this, but not really getting any definitive answers. I should probably dig around at StorageView or something. Thanks.

marty

There is no such thing as a SATA 3 cable. Only SATA 3 port. All SATA cables can do SATA 1/2/3.
The "Sata 6.0 label" on the cord is just there to let you know that it is capable of it, but not exclusively.

Use ATTO Benchmark to test both your SSD and HDD: http://www.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php?p=145293&t=4&i=1

I recently tested a Corsair Force 3 and got speeds of more than 500GB/s on a random SATA cord but plugged into the Intel SATA 3 port (not Marvel).

In case you're wondering, the first 2 Sata 3 ports are Intel, and the last 2 are Marvel (lesser performance). The first 4 should be all Intel Sata 2.

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PPL disabled, ram at 1.499v. Running prime blend and good so far at 15min. I'll make sure to enable it if I take this higher. Yea, I do need better cooling, what do you guys think about the H80? I ask because I'm not very keen on hanging a kilogram heatsink on this thing. Can't believe the size and wieght of some of these air coolers!
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PPL disabled, ram at 1.499v. Running prime blend and good so far at 15min. I'll make sure to enable it if I take this higher. Yea, I do need better cooling, what do you guys think about the H80? I ask because I'm not very keen on hanging a kilogram heatsink on this thing. Can't believe the size and wieght of some of these air coolers!

H80 is very nice. Should net you cooler temps, especially on very high voltages.

I have the H100 and love it. (Well except the annoying buzzing sound, but headphones takes that away.)
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