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Drop your load line calibration to the lowest compensation, so that you have as much Vdroop as possible. With 1.37 you could probably run 45x

Except that I can't run @45x. At 43x, i BSOD Prime95. If I jack up the voltage to ~1.4, I can barely do 44x but there is intermittent throttling.


This is the hilarious part:

My current LLC setting is 50%. I just tried LLC @0%- temps went up by 10celcius. I tried LLC @100%, temps went up by 10celcius.

Does this make any sense at all?!

I'm starting to wonder if this ******* motherboard is trolling me.
    
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Except that I can't run @45x. At 43x, i BSOD Prime95. If I jack up the voltage to ~1.4, I can barely do 44x but there is intermittent throttling.


This is the hilarious part:

My current LLC setting is 50%. I just tried LLC @0%- temps went up by 10celcius. I tried LLC @100%, temps went up by 10celcius.

Does this make any sense at all?!

I'm starting to wonder if this ******* motherboard is trolling me.

It gets stranger- if I set LLC to Auto, my temps go down even below 50%- but Auto shows that it is setting LLC to 100%. However, if I set LLC to 100% manually, temps skyrocket. I'm pretty sure this is the twilight zone and none of this **** is real.
    
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take screenshots of your bios.

format a thumbdrive in fat32 and hit f12 while in the bios. try to get a shot of everything and post it up
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take screenshots of your bios.

format a thumbdrive in fat32 and hit f12 while in the bios. try to get a shot of everything and post it up







These are my current settings- all voltages @Auto. Gave me the best Prime95 temps and lowest voltage readings.
    
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take screenshots of your bios.

format a thumbdrive in fat32 and hit f12 while in the bios. try to get a shot of everything and post it up
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These are my current settings- all voltages @Auto. Gave me the best Prime95 temps and lowest voltage readings.

I am afraid I cant be of much assistance when you are using auto, if you want to try to use a manual overclock I would be glad to help, but I would need screenshots of your attempt at manual overclock to determine if there was something you are missing. As it sits right now, the best suggestion I can give is go back to the first page and try again to match your settings with those in kennys screenshots. I found it helpful to have a laptop or something with the page open so I wouldnt have to try to commit the changes needed to memory.
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I am afraid I cant be of much assistance when you are using auto, if you want to try to use a manual overclock I would be glad to help, but I would need screenshots of your attempt at manual overclock to determine if there was something you are missing. As it sits right now, the best suggestion I can give is go back to the first page and try again to match your settings with those in kennys screenshots. I found it helpful to have a laptop or something with the page open so I wouldnt have to try to commit the changes needed to memory.

I have my smartphone to go through the settings. I've tried every possible manual OC variation I can think of.

I can take screenshots with a manual OC. However, I don't want to go running in circles. I'm only going to try something I haven't already attempted. And I've attempted just about everything at this point.
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This may be a dumb noob question as i need to read a lot more and understand the basics of the OC stuff thats in the guide but leaving things on auto and setting the boost clock to 4.6ghz, while seeing a fairly high temp yields me a decent OC that remains stable for 30 mins at least (real temp only running for 20min here but p95 runs longer before i used this). Not stressed it for 12 hrs or anything yet but the core voltage seems low compared to what others see here ... Im wondering what i should look to first if i manually OC in order to get these temps down? will it even be possible ? Temps have been steady around 83-86c but they spike up now and then to the most ive seen yet 90c..



Rig parts are in my sig if they matter ...


edit - ill add this other info too incase they matter much





edit 2 - just stopped the p95 run and i get 39 tests in 49 mins with 0 errors/warnings

Cheers
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Edited by Cass67 - 1/20/14 at 5:16pm
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You shouldn't overclock on auto. This is the number one rule in overclocking.

I would suggest using bios and having your settings match the guide. As stated in the guide you can start with a +0.005 offset and +0.004 turbo.

30-40 minutes is not long enough for your OC to be considered stable.
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You shouldn't overclock on auto. This is the number one rule in overclocking.

I would suggest using bios and having your settings match the guide. As stated in the guide you can start with a +0.005 offset and +0.004 turbo.

30-40 minutes is not long enough for your OC to be considered stable.

Hello, thanks for the reply .. Yes i understand that OC on auto is not good practice and also that 30mins is not considered stable ... Suppose my main point was 4.6 at 1.184V seems quite low compared to some here but the temps were reasonably high.. Looking at the guide today i can see that 90c was considered optimal so i was ok from that standpoint.. I have just begun the process of manually doing the OC as per the guide and am at 4.5ghz with 1.160V with high temps at 81 so already its looking good so far .... will leave this running for a while today to see what occurs and crack on with the rest of the tweaking depending on the results..

Cheers
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