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post #7201 of 9531
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Ok your bios is very similar to our 1155 boards.

You will want to have C1e enabled but all other C states can remain disabled.

All other settings look good. Why did you set a specific voltage for VCCSA? Were you having trouble w/ your ram?

Whats you idle vcore w/ the +0.095 offset?

I had C1e enabled before but i wasn't sure what it actually did exactly... that and the fact that my 4.5 which is stable with or without the C1e state enable so i thought i might as well turn it off... please advise if this train of thought is incorrect.

For the VCCSA i choose a specific voltage because at auto... it was at 1.2... a lil high for my liking... from what i read (intel data sheet) i think the max for VCCSA was like 0.997 for my chip

Idle vcore is roughly 0.912v according to CPU-Z, i don't have a multimeter nor do i know how to use one anymore (used to when i did physic in school lol)

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I had C1e enabled before but i wasn't sure what it actually did exactly... that and the fact that my 4.5 which is stable with or without the C1e state enable so i thought i might as well turn it off... please advise if this train of thought is incorrect.

For the VCCSA i choose a specific voltage because at auto... it was at 1.2... a lil high for my liking... from what i read (intel data sheet) i think the max for VCCSA was like 0.997 for my chip

Idle vcore is roughly 0.912v according to CPU-Z, i don't have a multimeter nor do i know how to use one anymore (used to when i did physic in school lol)

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Ok everything else looks good but you want to have C1e enabled so that your voltage decrease during idle.
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Ok everything else looks good but you want to have C1e enabled so that your voltage decrease during idle.

Oh... is that what it does? haha i will turn it back on... only difference i saw with it on was the max multiplier limit on CPU-Z increases with it on.

*EDIT*
Any suggestions on how to get rid of the 7E BSOD?
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Oh... is that what it does? haha i will turn it back on... only difference i saw with it on was the max multiplier limit on CPU-Z increases with it on.

I works together with speedstep so you definitely want both of these enabled.

BSOD 7E is in the BSOD list on the fist post. You may have to reinstall windows or try to restore it

0x7E = Corrupted OS file, possibly from overclocking. Run sfc /scannow and chkdsk /r


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Sorry if this has already been answered but I don't understand why you have two fails?

FAIL: Increase the Turbo Boost by 1 spot.
FAIL (Max Vcore): Decrease the CPU multiplier by 1.

What does the FAIL (Max Vcore) mean?
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Sorry if this has already been answered but I don't understand why you have two fails?

FAIL: Increase the Turbo Boost by 1 spot.
FAIL (Max Vcore): Decrease the CPU multiplier by 1.

What does the FAIL (Max Vcore) mean?

because there are two ways to fail biggrin.gif

the first fail is when you BSOD or have rounding errors in p95 or get WHEA errors, and the solution is to raise turbo voltage.


the second fail (Max Vcore) is when you have already increased your voltage as far as you are comfortable (1.350 VCore or so depending who you ask), and the solution is to reduce the multiplier by 1x

depending on your CPU cooler, most find they reach a thermal limit before you reach a voltage limit. so monitor your temperatures.
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because there are two ways to fail biggrin.gif

the first fail is when you BSOD or have rounding errors in p95 or get WHEA errors, and the solution is to raise turbo voltage.


the second fail (Max Vcore) is when you have already increased your voltage as far as you are comfortable (1.350 VCore or so depending who you ask), and the solution is to reduce the multiplier by 1x

depending on your CPU cooler, most find they reach a thermal limit before you reach a voltage limit. so monitor your temperatures.

Thank you for the reply, that makes sense.

but at this stage of the overclocking process we weren't meant to touch the Vcore at all besides moving it to +0.005v.
After that we're just meant to be increasing the Turbo boost by one if we fail, if we pass we increase the CPU multiplier by 1.
So my question is why is the Vcore even relevant since we obviously haven't reached our max as it's set to +0.005v

Does what I say make sense 0.o?
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because there are two ways to fail biggrin.gif

the first fail is when you BSOD or have rounding errors in p95 or get WHEA errors, and the solution is to raise turbo voltage.


the second fail (Max Vcore) is when you have already increased your voltage as far as you are comfortable (1.350 VCore or so depending who you ask), and the solution is to reduce the multiplier by 1x

depending on your CPU cooler, most find they reach a thermal limit before you reach a voltage limit. so monitor your temperatures.

Thank you for the reply, that makes sense.

but at this stage of the overclocking process we weren't meant to touch the Vcore at all besides moving it to +0.005v.
After that we're just meant to be increasing the Turbo boost by one if we fail, if we pass we increase the CPU multiplier by 1.
So my question is why is the Vcore even relevant since we obviously haven't reached our max as it's set to +0.005v

Does what I say make sense 0.o?

right, at that point you are just trying to increase the multiplier until you fail. If you pass, then you just move on to testing the next highest multiplier without touching voltage, if you fail, you take one of the appropriate steps we just discussed.

Dont get discourage, overclocking for the first time is not easy, but you will get it! It takes an awful lot of voltage or an awful lot of heat for an awful long time to damage intel's chips. I will be lurking around for a while, feel free to keep firing away with the questions.
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right, at that point you are just trying to increase the multiplier until you fail. If you pass, then you just move on to testing the next highest multiplier without touching voltage, if you fail, you take one of the appropriate steps we just discussed.

Dont get discourage, overclocking for the first time is not easy, but you will get it! It takes an awful lot of voltage or an awful lot of heat for an awful long time to damage intel's chips. I will be lurking around for a while, feel free to keep firing away with the questions.

Thanks again, but I'm still not following. According the guide I shouldn't be touching the Vcore at all. Only thing I should be messing with is the multiplier and the Turbo Boost. (At this stage anyway)

noimsayin' man?
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right, at that point you are just trying to increase the multiplier until you fail. If you pass, then you just move on to testing the next highest multiplier without touching voltage, if you fail, you take one of the appropriate steps we just discussed.

Dont get discourage, overclocking for the first time is not easy, but you will get it! It takes an awful lot of voltage or an awful lot of heat for an awful long time to damage intel's chips. I will be lurking around for a while, feel free to keep firing away with the questions.

Thanks again, but I'm still not following. According the guide I shouldn't be touching the Vcore at all. Only thing I should be messing with is the multiplier and the Turbo Boost. (At this stage anyway)

noimsayin' man?

oh...misunderstanding.

VCore can be increased/decreased by both offset voltage and additional turbo voltage. changing additional turbo voltage only adds extra voltage when your computer is running at its max multiplier, while offset voltage will add it to every multiplier stage.
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