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I'm running an I5 2500K on a ASRock Z77 Pro4-M. Everything is set at auto or stock. I want at least a 4ghz so what do I need to change voltage?
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It's very likely you can reach 4GHz on auto voltage. My P67 board auto-tunes my 2500K to 4.3GHz with just one click. thumb.gif

For the best overclock possible, this is a very good guide and is based around ASRock boards.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1198504/sandy-ivy-bridge-complete-overclocking-guide-asrock-edition/0_20
Edited by metal_gunjee - 6/2/12 at 9:06am
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I'm running an I5 2500K on a ASRock Z77 Pro4-M. Everything is set at auto or stock. I want at least a 4ghz so what do I need to change voltage?

Change voltage type to offset mode.
Offset voltage +0.005v
Multiplier 40

Set LLC to 3, though this may need to change.

Spread Spectrum: disabled
Everything else on
C3 off
C6 off
C state package on/auto

If this doesn't boot/isn't stable/gives you a BSOD, use this list:
http://www.overclock.net/t/935829/the-overclockers-bsod-code-list

If you see your BSOD code there, do the recommended action.
If it doesn't BSOD and just shuts off or freezes, bump vcore up another 0.005v.

Continue this cycle until you're stable. But, 4ghz shouldn't require any more than a 0.010v offset, it's a relatively small overclock. You should be fine with 0.005.
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Go to Sandy Stable Club and follow guide. Stock voltage will get you to 4.0 normally but you can go higher with the H60.
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Ok thanks guys. taken a video recording of the comments on my phone and then going to restart pc and try to get this baby to 4ghz
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should i raise the voltage or just go auto?
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should i raise the voltage or just go auto?

You can do either, although auto can give more volts than is required.
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Originally Posted by Erakith View Post

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should i raise the voltage or just go auto?

You can do either, although auto can give more volts than is required.
ok so should I just change it to what Erakith said?
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