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post #4141 of 9531
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You shouldn't overclock w/ your voltages on auto, You should switch to offset and find the correct stable vcore for your overclock.

Hey, it's working, so what's the issue? If I go higher, I'll take it out of auto, but I actually read of several members on this forum and others suggesting 4.2ghz is fine with Auto vcore control.
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I'd never do auto myself. It could be fine one day, then over volt to hell the next. If you set everything manually it won't change and you could probably lower the vcore a good amount.
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I'd never do auto myself. It could be fine one day, then over volt to hell the next. If you set everything manually it won't change and you could probably lower the vcore a good amount.

The voltage it's at under load already seems low to me, but I only spent ~1 hr reading about OC's on the chip. 1.13v-ish is high for 4.2ghz you think? I suppose I'll give 4.5 a whack tonight, and maybe aim for closer to 1.2v? My only question is what should the turbo offset voltage be bumped to?
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The voltage it's at under load already seems low to me, but I only spent ~1 hr reading about OC's on the chip. 1.13v-ish is high for 4.2ghz you think? I suppose I'll give 4.5 a whack tonight, and maybe aim for closer to 1.2v? My only question is what should the turbo offset voltage be bumped to?
The voltage needed changes from chip to chip. When I was at 4.6 I was at -0.005 offset and +0.004 turbo, but like I said, every chip is different and I've seen people use a lot less and a lot more.
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http://www.hardocp.com/article/2013/02/12/corsair_hydro_series_h80i_h100i_cpu_cooler_review/4#.UTf9ZVe0rr0

i have the same h80i


mine is OC to the same with a tad more voltage and im getting to 103 degrees on a intel stress test i just did now (no errors atleast)



does anyone here have a asrock with a H80i? i had to use washers to mount it since the board is thin and it wouldnt have fit tight ....idk is there a way to test if its tight?

If you added washers which in any way reduce the pressure between the heatsink and the cpu lid, it will drastically affect cooling. Try to reassemble using only the parts described inthe (rather poor) instructions.
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If you added washers which in any way reduce the pressure between the heatsink and the cpu lid, it will drastically affect cooling. Try to reassemble using only the parts described inthe (rather poor) instructions.


Problem is the Asrock board is a bit thin so if I don't use washers it literally is dancing on the chip


i used the washers on the back plate to put pressure onto the CPU if not its dancing....sorta like these but not rubber ones...im about to take a trip to the store and check for rubber ones


another thing i noticed is that the pump temperature from 35 idle to 99 load rises around 3 degrees , making me belive there is not the amount of contact it should


check this guys picture

rubberwashers.jpg 988k .jpg file
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Hey, it's working, so what's the issue? If I go higher, I'll take it out of auto, but I actually read of several members on this forum and others suggesting 4.2ghz is fine with Auto vcore control.

Well those other people are not overclocking correctly either. Then first rule in overclocking is that you don’t overclock w/ your vcore on auto. Any good overclocker will stand by this.
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Looks to me like it is installed wrong. The backplate has a directional cutout, and with the nonconductive pad in place it should be pushing right against the back of the cpu socket. The HS down force needs to be countered by the backplate! Pull it and remount using only the parts for the 1155 mount. Irecall that they supply different thickness washers for the different sockets.
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Well those other people are not overclocking correctly either. Then first rule in overclocking is that you don’t overclock w/ your vcore on auto. Any good overclocker will stand by this.

Ok...well, 4.2 is supposedly a mild OC, so why is auto such an issue? If it's working, what's the problem? I even said, if I go higher, I'll set the vcore offset myself.
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Ok...well, 4.2 is supposedly a mild OC, so why is auto such an issue? If it's working, what's the problem? I even said, if I go higher, I'll set the vcore offset myself.

Its up to you, I'm just letting you know that your overclock is not correct w/ vcore on auto. The issue is that your trusting the motherboard to choose the right voltage for you chip which in most cases will cause your chip to be overvolted. Sure its working but that’s not really the point, you can either just settle for "its working" or you can learn how to overclock correctly. We are here to help so this is why i am explaining this to you
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