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post #7701 of 9531
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Well I just noticed someone else with an ASRock z77 Extreme-M fixed the exact same throttling issue I have. They placed a fan right on top of the VRMs.

Huh...look back at my first post to you...the VRMs were my first guess doh.gif I should have thought about suggesting a fan.
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Hello, complete overclocking noob here. I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me out personally through skype/ts3 or something, I feel it would take me more than a couple of messages on the forum for me to get it sorted :s

I have a i-3570k that I would like to overclock to say 4.2 to 4.5 if possible? I just took these numbers from ones that other people have done.

If someone would like to help me it would be much appreciated, just send me a pm or something, thanks.
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Hello, complete overclocking noob here. I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me out personally through skype/ts3 or something, I feel it would take me more than a couple of messages on the forum for me to get it sorted :s

I have a i-3570k that I would like to overclock to say 4.2 to 4.5 if possible? I just took these numbers from ones that other people have done.

If someone would like to help me it would be much appreciated, just send me a pm or something, thanks.
The guide on the first page is easy enough to follow. It really helps if you have a laptop you can use to read the guide on while you are working in the BIOS. Just make your BIOS settings look like the reference pictures, that way the only variables you have to work with are voltage and multiplier. For the most part getting to 4.5 should be set multiplier to 45 then add turbo boost until it is stable...that is...as long as you can manage to keep it reasonably cool for the process. I would offer up more assistance, but I need sleep. Kenny covered all the bases in the guide on page 1 pretty thoroughly, read it 10 times, and keep it open on a laptop. If all else fails, ask again...your question wont go unanswered long.
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Printing it out helps if you don't have a laptop.

The easiest step would be to just bump up the multiplier point by point without changing anything else until you start BSOD'ing, then you can start looking at increasing voltages.
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The guide on the first page is easy enough to follow.

It's pretty straight forward and very accurate to gain a reasonable clock of over 4
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The guide on the first page is easy enough to follow. It really helps if you have a laptop you can use to read the guide on while you are working in the BIOS. Just make your BIOS settings look like the reference pictures, that way the only variables you have to work with are voltage and multiplier. For the most part getting to 4.5 should be set multiplier to 45 then add turbo boost until it is stable...that is...as long as you can manage to keep it reasonably cool for the process. I would offer up more assistance, but I need sleep. Kenny covered all the bases in the guide on page 1 pretty thoroughly, read it 10 times, and keep it open on a laptop. If all else fails, ask again...your question wont go unanswered long.

Alright I'll give it a go, just need to find something to view the guide on whilst editing the BIOS. Off topic but I saw the graphics card you have, I have the same one! Just wondering if you did any overclocking to that, if you did can you guide me to any links that would be help, thanks.
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The guide on the first page is easy enough to follow. It really helps if you have a laptop you can use to read the guide on while you are working in the BIOS. Just make your BIOS settings look like the reference pictures, that way the only variables you have to work with are voltage and multiplier. For the most part getting to 4.5 should be set multiplier to 45 then add turbo boost until it is stable...that is...as long as you can manage to keep it reasonably cool for the process. I would offer up more assistance, but I need sleep. Kenny covered all the bases in the guide on page 1 pretty thoroughly, read it 10 times, and keep it open on a laptop. If all else fails, ask again...your question wont go unanswered long.

Alright I'll give it a go, just need to find something to view the guide on whilst editing the BIOS. Off topic but I saw the graphics card you have, I have the same one! Just wondering if you did any overclocking to that, if you did can you guide me to any links that would be help, thanks.

I honestly dont remember which guide I learned how to overclock GPUs with, it is pretty straight forward when you use Afterburner to do the overclocking. There is THUS GUIDE HERE which appears to have some outdated steps, but the general idea stays the same. You just have the option to enable the extended overclocking inside afterburner now, and I would use OCCT as the stress testing program.
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How in the world does having all c-states enabled give me a fixed voltage/clock frequency? It just doesn't make sense and of course doesn't work!
That's the default setting, fixed cpu ratio or not, having C1E enabled will always drop your clock at idle.
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How in the world does having all c-states enabled give me a fixed voltage/clock frequency? It just doesn't make sense and of course doesn't work!
That's the default setting, fixed cpu ratio or not, having C1E enabled will always drop your clock at idle.

Check your power profile advanced settings. Check and see if your minimum processor state is something other than 5%
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How in the world does having all c-states enabled give me a fixed voltage/clock frequency? It just doesn't make sense and of course doesn't work!
That's the default setting, fixed cpu ratio or not, having C1E enabled will always drop your clock at idle.

If your referring to the what it states on the 1st page then yes this is incorrect. I mentioned this a long time ago

If you are using fixed voltage then all c-states and speedstep would be disabled.
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Hmm- I just tried undervolting my 2600K (@4.0GHz) from Auto to -0.05 all the way to -0.15 on the CPU voltage offset. When I tested the card on Prime95, HWMonitor and CPUID registered a voltage increase and a substantial increase in my CPU and MoBo temps. *** is this?

And yes, I am sure that I put in a negative offset value.
    
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