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I'm sitting here at 4.5GHZ Stable. but i want to know:

is it normally suggested to disable thermal throttling? if so what will it improve or change other then... well thermal throttling?

What is VCCSA voltage? and what should it be put to?

What is VTT?

What ic PCH voltage?

Should i highten or decrease these voltages?
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Try heading to the link in my signature for the Sandy Stable club. Although voltage discussions that get out of hand are frowned on, you can read the wealth of information and come to your own conclusion on what is good. The thread will also explain what each of the settings do.

 

I have my 2500K at 4.7 GHz and I am not using a thermal limiter but instead am using a maximum power limiter, which I raised to 140%. This is on my Asus board and I am not familiar with the ASRock BIOS but it is probably fairly similar.

 

Bumping your thread repeatedly to get answers is probably not considered good form here, so I'll steer you over to those threads where you will find the answers to your other questions.

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I am at 4.5ghz with my 2500K on my ASRock Z68 EX4 GEN3 Board....

I have not touched ANYTHING, in my BIOS....

Except the CPU Ratio setting put at 45...

I have not touched any voltages ...

I have not touched any RAM settings...

vCore left at the default setting of AUTO...

Nothing else changed except the CPU Ratio...

I am now running at 4.5ghz... and the system is stable after 9 hours 30 minutes of Prime95 Blend Tests...

I've not yet tested with Prime running for longer then that, as I've not yet had the time to run it for longer.

Highest Temp that I have seen was averaging 65 - 69 Celsius between all four cores.

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