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I first tried the System Readiness Tool and now instead of getting to the end, SFC only gets to 5%. I checked the log and it actually mentions something in regards to amd on there. Not sure what I'm looking at though. frown.gif
This might actually be something related! I didn't think about it, but when I was first stable, I tried using 1N timing, instead of the usual 2N. It gave me slight performance increase, so I left it that way. I'm going to test with 2N and see if it helps.

Do you think I should just go for a format/refresh? Seems like it'll be the best option for me. frown.gif

First check the ram with memtest at SPD settings or XMP. If you are using 4 sticks (especially if they are from 2 separate kits) up the dram voltage one notch higher than the XMP setting. No sense to format and refresh with\if the ram is throwing errors.
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First check the ram with memtest at SPD settings or XMP. If you are using 4 sticks (especially if they are from 2 separate kits) up the dram voltage one notch higher than the XMP setting. No sense to format and refresh with\if the ram is throwing errors.

Ok. I'll try it when I get home from work.

I have this kit of Ripjaws Z 4 sticks. They default to 1.665v in the mobo. Should I try going up one notch from that at all?
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Came home from school/work and prime95 had been running for 11 hrs and finally no whea errors or anything. Finally! Max temp 88, max vcore 1.254

just be careful with that mobo if you go much higher in vcore... maybe get a DMM and read the actual vcore from the capacitor? There's a lot of worrisome stuff out there especially if you use more than LLC 3. CPUZ may read 80-100mV low vs actual.

Spoon ... any comments?

Well, it depends I guess. You guys seem to be a bit more relaxed concerning Vcore compared to another forum, but the current Vcore of 1.254 is safe in any way. But I'd really advise getting a DMM and checking for the true voltage if you're considering going above 1.4v (as displayed in CPU-Z).


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I just made a quick change so now it's +0.023v on turbo voltage and offset +0.005v and my idle is 1.000 - 1.008v. Much better already, I'll play around with it more and see how much lower I can get it and if I can get 4.7 stable maybe. Thanks thumb.gif

EDIT: 0.976v, is there a limit? Or is every chip different and I have to run it for a while to see what's stable?
I wouldn't worry too much about Vcore on idle. If you have SpeedStep and/or power saving features enabled, this will only net you a few (1-4) watts while idling, so really nothing noteworthy. Plus the voltage is already so low that degredation shouldn't be an issue at all.
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Ivy or sandy?
Ivy, I got pretty lucky with my chip. It will do 4.7 under 1.200
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Ok. I'll try it when I get home from work.

I have this kit of Ripjaws Z 4 sticks. They default to 1.665v in the mobo. Should I try going up one notch from that at all?

What are they, 2133? 1.665v is high for ivy' s IMC.

Edit: okay, i see the link. Wouldn't go higher. Try 2N...
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Ivy, I got pretty lucky with my chip. It will do 4.7 under 1.200

That's good ... for me to get 4.7 I need 1.45v , but my temps in IBT still only get to 70 after delidding.
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What are they, 2133? 1.665v is high for ivy' s IMC.

Edit: okay, i see the link. Wouldn't go higher. Try 2N...

Great. I'll post back later today to see how it goes. thumb.gif

I'm actually contemplating going back to Win7 with the issues I've been having... I get nothing out of having Win8 right now. Only the faster boot up time.. which is only like a 6-8 sec difference. rolleyes.gif
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That's good ... for me to get 4.7 I need 1.45v , but my temps in IBT still only get to 70 after delidding.

The difference in vcore numbers is meaningless... Unless inden use a DMM to read it directlyfrom the capacitor. You can "bin" chips by looking at the VID at any multiplier.
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Great. I'll post back later today to see how it goes. thumb.gif

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there are some small performance gains with 8, along with the boot time and some other feature implementations. But it does have its own set of new bugs that you wont get with 7. If you have system corruption it is more likely a result of the RAM being wonky than it is the OS itself. I had a b**** of a time with OS corruption and it turned out to be bad RAM. I also learned just how little difference overall RAM makes in playing games. I have been running 3x1GB Hynx 1333 9-11-10 2N for about two weeks while my stuff is en route with Corsair, and I honestly don't feel like I have missed a beat.
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Great. I'll post back later today to see how it goes. thumb.gif

I'm actually contemplating going back to Win7 with the issues I've been having... I get nothing out of having Win8 right now. Only the faster boot up time.. which is only like a 6-8 sec difference. rolleyes.gif

Yeah, i dont like 8 (yet). Fast boot is a gimmick, and it takes a total of 30sec for a cold boot on either 1155 i have. My wife's desktop does not benefit from 8,but it does help with the laptops.
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