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Hey everyone, I can't seem to have instability at 4.8ghz. The more volts I add, the less stable I seem to be. Which setting might I have to try on this board to help gain stability? My temps are fine and the lc is at extreme already.
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Hey everyone, I can't seem to have instability at 4.8ghz. The more volts I add, the less stable I seem to be. Which setting might I have to try on this board to help gain stability? My temps are fine and the lc is at extreme already.

What bios you on. Under advanced CPU settings you will find enable cpu overvolt on the later releases , I usually run PLL at 1.8 v .
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Hey everyone, I can't seem to have instability at 4.8ghz. The more volts I add, the less stable I seem to be. Which setting might I have to try on this board to help gain stability? My temps are fine and the lc is at extreme already.

What bios you on. Under advanced CPU settings you will find enable cpu overvolt on the later releases , I usually run PLL at 1.8 v .
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try to reset cmos already?

you can also try the lastest beta bios here

I resetted cmos so many times I forgot to count. I'll test with the beta bios @ the link you posted and see. I'm not going to hold my breath tho.

I'll update, thx-
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I resetted cmos so many times I forgot to count. I'll test with the beta bios @ the link you posted and see. I'm not going to hold my breath tho.

I'll update, thx-

When I had a bios issue I had to remove the CPU and reinstall to fix the issue. Have you reset bios on the jumper too ?
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When I had a bios issue I had to remove the CPU and reinstall to fix the issue. Have you reset bios on the jumper too ?

I've done everything. Just for shiz n giggles I removed the cpu just to be sure the pins were not bent and the pads on the cpu were clean. I cleared cmos via both jumper method and remove the battery for about 20-30min. Nothing seems to fix the issue. My happiness with this board is starting to decline with the quickness.

I already started shopping for a new board.
post #1107 of 1879
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What bios you on. Under advanced CPU settings you will find enable cpu overvolt on the later releases , I usually run PLL at 1.8 v .
thank you. Any other settings I might need to tweak. It seems the more voltage I use on the cpu, the lass stable it is.
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I've done everything. Just for shiz n giggles I removed the cpu just to be sure the pins were not bent and the pads on the cpu were clean. I cleared cmos via both jumper method and remove the battery for about 20-30min. Nothing seems to fix the issue. My happiness with this board is starting to decline with the quickness.

I already started shopping for a new board.

RMA the board. You've eliminated any other possibility, and other people don't have the issue with this board. So your board must be defective.
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Yep. The good 'ol RMA dance of hell. I'm running out of Brands I can trust now-a-days. After I receive the new board I'll RMA this one. Unsure if I would want to sell the RMA return as I wouldn't want to burden anyone if the returned/replaced board comes defective. Hmmm...wallart?
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Here are my results atm. This is very strange!
4.8Ghz, LLC Extreme, PPL Overvolt Enabled, 62c max temp.

vcore 1.28 = 2 hours stable
vcore 1.35 = 5 seconds stable
vcore 1.37 = 2 seconds stable
vcore 1.4 or higher = 1 second stable.
The chip does not like voltage. This is why I only need 1.19v for 4.5Ghz!
Any other suggestions to help get to 4.8Ghz?
Thank you everyone smile.gif
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