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First off let me start by giving you all my specs.

Motherboard - ASUS P9x79 Deluxe
RAM - x4 4gb sticks (Dual channel, being used as Quad)
CPU - Intel Core i7 (2011) Hex-Core 3930K 3.3 (3.8)
Video Graphics 3-way SLI GTX 580 1.5gb
PSU - OCZ (Gold) 1250W
HDD - Internal (640gb, 1tb) (External) 1tb
Case - CoolerMaster HAF-X
Fans - 2x 240mm, 2x 200mm, 2x 140mm,
CPU Cooler - Antec Kuhler h2o 620

So my CPU is at 3,3
Right now as we speak it's at 4.5
I used an automatic program that comes with my Mobo, TurboV, it did all the OC for me.
If I'm correct, shouldn't I be able to reach a nice solid 5,0?

Regardless, I want to learn the basics of OC, Voltage, memory, then the term "bus" I don't understand any of it to be honest.

I'm very sorry if there is a good post out there that states detailed info already on how to OC, please link me if there's already a answered post.

Alan, A.
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You should...btw, if you ever want to get rid of that system...
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Hahaha, yeah I really saved up and upgraded, now I want to go even more out and Overclock the CPU to a solid 5.0 from the 4.5 the TurboV software has done
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Originally Posted by Agentfleabag View Post

Hahaha, yeah I really saved up and upgraded, now I want to go even more out and Overclock the CPU to a solid 5.0 from the 4.5 the TurboV software has done

Good, I am saving up for a ROG AMD setup...Your's is better though...
post #5 of 13
Hi mate,

here is your guide:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1189242/sandy-bridge-e-overclocking-guide-walk-through-explanations-and-support-for-all-x79-overclockers

And nope, sorry sir. No 5GHz for you. At least not for 24/7. You would need a really high voltage to get to that 5GHz (and to keep it stable).
Besides your Kühler will never ever be able to dissipate the heat.

And here is also a video guide if you are to lazy to real Sins guide. But I recommend you read it. All of it. Otherwise dont think of OC your build.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx2z07sFM2I
There is also a second part. but I dont recommend touching the voltages and settings if you hae no idea what these settings are.
(Again, read SINs guide, please)
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Hi mate,
here is your guide:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1189242/sandy-bridge-e-overclocking-guide-walk-through-explanations-and-support-for-all-x79-overclockers
And nope, sorry sir. No 5GHz for you. At least not for 24/7. You would need a really high voltage to get to that 5GHz (and to keep it stable).
Besides your Kühler will never ever be able to dissipate the heat.
And here is also a video guide if you are to lazy to real Sins guide. But I recommend you read it. All of it. Otherwise dont think of OC your build.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx2z07sFM2I
There is also a second part. but I dont recommend touching the voltages and settings if you hae no idea what these settings are.
(Again, read SINs guide, please)

Yeah that's what I need to learn more about the voltages so I can OC higher then 5.0, I see people with 1155 OC to 5.0.
I know the heat will be a problem but I'm planning on liquid cooling in the soon future.
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yeah but there is a huge difference between 1155 and 2011. No one does 5GHz 24/7 with a 3930K. On 1155 Lots of people use 5GHz every day.
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I...Don't understand?
People use 5.0 on 1155 everyday?
Uhh, so 2011 can't be used to 5.0Ghz?

I don't follow?
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1155 are different chips. It's different architecture. The 2011 chips can't take as many volts as 1155 (I think that's right?) and heat up faster, therefore they can't overclock as much. It's all relative though, in most applications a lower clocked 3930k would beat a higher clocked 2500k or 2600k.
 
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Because of it being 6 core and having more L2/L3 ?
(I'm still learning here so excuse me redface.gif )
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