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awesome i myself only use seagate 7200's as they are compatible with all my os'es 
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Thanks for sharing your experience FtW 420. So really with SSD's it comes down to the SSD itself so maybe his advice that it is best to use a spinner has some merit to it?
at the same time you can use the multiplier for the oc without using the bclk so bclk isn't really a factor as many will not oc their ram that much.

yeah i know this but i am talking about getting the highest possible OC under DICE/Ln2 smile.gif
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yeah i know this but i am talking about getting the highest possible OC under DICE/Ln2 smile.gif

oh they dont use the multiplier high for dice/ln2?

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yeah i know this but i am talking about getting the highest possible OC under DICE/Ln2 smile.gif
oh they dont use the multiplier high for dice/ln2?

yeah they do use multi, BCLK overclocking is to push it higher if you run out of multi. smile.gif
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yeah they do use multi, BCLK overclocking is to push it higher if you run out of multi. smile.gif

what is our max multi? Doesn't higher multi's limit higher bclk's?

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what is our max multi? Doesn't higher multi's limit higher bclk's?

Max multi is 63x, from there on, higher bclk keeps the clocks going up. Higher multis don't necessarily limit the bclk unless hitting cooling/voltage limits, memory limitations (just gotta drop the mem multi), & devices like an ssd that doesn't like the higher pci-e frequency that comes with higher bclk. Some chips also seem more bclk friendly than others.
    
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Max multi is 63x, from there on, higher bclk keeps the clocks going up. Higher multis don't necessarily limit the bclk unless hitting cooling/voltage limits, memory limitations (just gotta drop the mem multi), & devices like an ssd that doesn't like the higher pci-e frequency that comes with higher bclk. Some chips also seem more bclk friendly than others.

ok i see. thanks for teaching me. now my next question is would you rather use multi or bclk for a normal oc. i ask this because of the fact that we can oc the ram this way.

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For normal daily overclocking I usually just use multi (been lazy lately & benching at 100 bclk more often than not too). Some bclk doesn't hurt though, I've done some stability testing with a 3770k at 110 bclk.
    
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For normal daily overclocking I usually just use multi (been lazy lately & benching at 100 bclk more often than not too). Some bclk doesn't hurt though, I've done some stability testing with a 3770k at 110 bclk.

yeah i had my ram oc'ed for a bit then i figured that 1866MHz is more than enough so i went back to using the multi. besides the 3770k gets too hot especially since i never disable hyperthreading.

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why dose it say still 3.4 ghzs on my i5 3570k in cpu z but also saying 4.2ghzs in occt is it overclocked or no heres a pic of my cpu z and occt i just wanna no befor i put it back 2 4.6 ghzs *
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Your CPU-z actually says 4199.02MHz.... you might just be looking at the CPU specification field.
Also do you have your BCLK on auto? if you want you can manually set it to like 100.10MHz and counter the minor fluctuations.
you can also use the validation in CPU-z and you will see that your CPU is at 4199.02MHz.
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