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post #6941 of 9534
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Try enabling it and see what happens. When I go from 4.5 to 4.6GHz I needed a lot more voltage to get stable. Like I mean a lot, so I decided to stick with 4.5.

Yeah, so did mine. I pushed it another .1V and it still wouldn't boot. I just think it is weird that for 100MHz I can't give this sucker another WHOLE .1V and it won't at least boot. rolleyes.gif

I will try it tonight! smile.gif Thanks guy.
    
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post #6942 of 9534
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So, I am trying to test my NEW OC out. I recently moved and we keep the house REALLY cold ~60F. I am only getting temps in the <70C range on a 4.5GHz OC on Prime.

My problem is, I am offsetting my vcore by +.075 and when I throttle up I am at 1.401-1.406V. I know I have a Z77 Pro 3 so it kinda stinks. Anywho....it is stable at this, but then I jump it up to 46x, and my computer doesn't even boot. Not even with a Offset of +.175 (I know, but I tried it just cause)....

Any thoughts?


First, your running a 212 w/out fans?

Second, leave your offset low, then increase additional turbo voltage to stabilize you full load. Your vcore is way higher then mine at 4.6ghz and usually PLL overvoltage will be enabled for 4.7 or higher. Your board may be holding you back
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post #6943 of 9534
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First, your running a 212 w/out fans?

Second, leave your offset low, then increase additional turbo voltage to stabilize you full load. Your vcore is way higher then mine at 4.6ghz and usually PLL overvoltage will be enabled for 4.7 or higher. Your board may be holding you back

No, I need to edit my rig.

I am definitely held back by my board, no doubt, just wondering if I can get around it. Cheap Z77 Pro3 VRMs frown.gif

I really don't think I have the option to do that on this board. I only get a vCore offset, not a additional turbo voltage. But I will check.

I will try the (enabling) PLL overvoltage later tonight.
    
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post #6944 of 9534
Regarding vCore, I just attempted a new kind of OC with Turbo vCore increases. It was great got it to run Prime for a while at x47 at 1.505v but then I got blue screened.

I get x45 at 1.4V so I will stick with what I got unless you guys think pushing 1.6V core is okay. tongue.gif

Seriously though, if I only push say 1.55vCore for only an hour or two of the day (gaming) would it be okay?
    
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post #6945 of 9534
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Regarding vCore, I just attempted a new kind of OC with Turbo vCore increases. It was great got it to run Prime for a while at x47 at 1.505v but then I got blue screened.

I get x45 at 1.4V so I will stick with what I got unless you guys think pushing 1.6V core is okay. tongue.gif

Seriously though, if I only push say 1.55vCore for only an hour or two of the day (gaming) would it be okay?

WOW 1.4v for 4.5ghz? Mines at 4.6 at less then 1.35v, you sure you can't bring that vcore down?

Reason why i was mentioning your board is because it only has the 4 +1 phase where the better boards are 8+4 phase.
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WOW 1.4v for 4.5ghz? Mines at 4.6 at less then 1.35v, you sure you can't bring that vcore down?

Reason why i was mentioning your board is because it only has the 4 +1 phase where the better boards are 8+4 phase.

I know, it is a crappy board. Not upgrading likely until my next build though.
    
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I know, it is a crappy board. Not upgrading likely until my next build though.

Is the CPU not stable with a lower Vcore?
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Is the CPU not stable with a lower Vcore?

Nope. Its the board, not the CPU.
    
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I have a i7 2600K and I guess he's right about that being a mobo thing because I run stable at 5.GHz and 1.505v.

My temps never get above 73-75C at maximum loads, (maintained when I'm flying low & fast over High Resolution, add-on scenery in FSX).

But I run all my regular, 'everyday stuff' at 4.2Ghz and 1.38v.

So I have to guess there's something about the Pro 3 that's causing that or maybe the settings within the UEFI, (if they're conflicting with other settings or if the bios needs updating perhaps?).
post #6950 of 9534
Hi all,

This is my first attempt at OC'ing. Learned a lot from this thread!

mobo: Asrock Z68 Pro3
CPU: i5 2500K
cooling: Corsair H80i
case: Rosewill Simple One

It looks pretty stable at 4.6Ghz, but my voltage might be a bit high @ 1.368~1.376

Are my temps in line? They've never peaked above 60C during Prime95 torture test.

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