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post #6801 of 9531
I successfully used this guide to overclock my 2500k on a Extreme4 to 5.1Ghz @ 1.436v. I ended selling it on Amazon last week and bought a 3770k which arrived yesterday.. can't wait to get this i7 overclocked. I will be using this excellent guide again. Stay tuned for some results.
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post #6802 of 9531
Quote:
Originally Posted by tw33k View Post

That's the VID not the vcore

EDIT Update I have seen in CPUz at
stock clock full load Core Voltage is 1.144 - 1.152
With out overvoltage @4.2Ghz 1.224 - 1.240
With offset +0.100 @4.4Ghz 1.320 - 1.328


ok here it is
stock clock with full load



Full Load with offset +0.080v(windows explorer crashing 100 is stable for me)


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post #6803 of 9531
Like we all thought, your voltage is way too high. You need to find your lowest stable fixed voltage first. Once you know that you can set up offset.
post #6804 of 9531
GREAT GUIDE!!!
One question though, I can reach 4.6GHz on my 2500k and z77 extreme6 with the +.004v only on turbo, and the prime tests run fine. however when i step it up to 4.7, windows wont start. I tried increasing to +.008v, still nothing

Any help?
post #6805 of 9531
Quote:
Originally Posted by Antuna View Post

GREAT GUIDE!!!
One question though, I can reach 4.6GHz on my 2500k and z77 extreme6 with the +.004v only on turbo, and the prime tests run fine. however when i step it up to 4.7, windows wont start. I tried increasing to +.008v, still nothing

Any help?
Try enabling PLL Overvoltage?
post #6806 of 9531
WORKED Thanks a lot!
post #6807 of 9531
I overclocked my cpu without any hitch, but I feel that my temps are too high.

Disclaimer, my ambient temps are in the range of 28-30, and at load they do jump to 69-72.

Is there something I did wrong? I wasnt shooting for a high overclock, just something that would not bottleneck my GPU's.


post #6808 of 9531
So I recently built a new computer and I want to overclock my 3770k cpu I got with it.

I also got a Asrock Z77 Extreme 4 motherboard and a Noctua nh-u12p se2 CPU cooler.

Looking at the OC Tweaker settings in the bios I'm confused about the CPU Volage Mode option.

At the moment I have it on Fixed Mode but from what I've been reading I should be using Offset Mode? But I'm confused how offset mode goes into either negative or positive? Is that like minus my default voltage or plus it?

At the moment it seems stable at 4.4ghz at a 1.250V but I havn't tested going any lower with the voltage. I also didn't touch that LLC setting as I wasn't sure on that either.

Any help would be great

Bios screenshots:
http://img547.imageshack.us/img547/2319/2gvp.jpg
http://img818.imageshack.us/img818/5736/68zh.jpg
post #6809 of 9531
Quote:
Originally Posted by tehvampire View Post

So I recently built a new computer and I want to overclock my 3770k cpu I got with it.

I also got a Asrock Z77 Extreme 4 motherboard and a Noctua nh-u12p se2 CPU cooler.

Looking at the OC Tweaker settings in the bios I'm confused about the CPU Volage Mode option.

At the moment I have it on Fixed Mode but from what I've been reading I should be using Offset Mode? But I'm confused how offset mode goes into either negative or positive? Is that like minus my default voltage or plus it?

At the moment it seems stable at 4.4ghz at a 1.250V but I havn't tested going any lower with the voltage. I also didn't touch that LLC setting as I wasn't sure on that either.

Any help would be great

Bios screenshots:
http://img547.imageshack.us/img547/2319/2gvp.jpg
http://img818.imageshack.us/img818/5736/68zh.jpg


Offset increases/decreases your idle & full load vcore. Setup your bios like the guide in page 1. Set you offset at +0.005 and your turbo at +0.004. Let me know what your CPU-z idle and full load vcore is.

You can also take screen shots of you bios by formatting a flash drive in FAT32, Reboot into bios and hit F12
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post #6810 of 9531
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Originally Posted by DrCrow View Post

I overclocked my cpu without any hitch, but I feel that my temps are too high.

Disclaimer, my ambient temps are in the range of 28-30, and at load they do jump to 69-72.

Is there something I did wrong? I wasnt shooting for a high overclock, just something that would not bottleneck my GPU's.

Your settings look fine. A max temp of 72c is not that hot, most recommend staying under 90c during Prime95

Whats your full load vcore?
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