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post #1 of 20
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After a long hiatus, I've upgraded my rig, and am back in the "let's see how much I can get" overclocking arena. I need to update my sig rig, but for now, I'll give you the rundown.

Diablotek Legend Case
Biostar TA970XE
4GB Ballistix Sport 1333
AMD FX-6100
650W BFG Power Supply
HIS 6670
Stock Cooler w/ AS5

Anywho, I can get the 6100 up to 4ghz rather easy. Its anything after that that I get errors across the board in Prime95. Now, one of my main concerns is up until this point, I have always had an ASUS board. This is my first Biostar, and frankly, the BIOS confuses me. Any insight into this would help immensely. I've search around the forum for my motherboard, but haven't come up with much other than the understanding that its pretty basic due to its 4+1 phase design. I'm looking to hit maybe 4.3ghz before having to upgrade the cooling if possible. My temps are only hitting 45C under full load in Prime95. Uh, yeah, I think that is it. First and foremost, help with understanding the BIOS a little better. I see no AMD Cool and Quiet options, but I did find the C6 state etc. Any help would be appreciated.
    
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post #2 of 20
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No dice, still sitting at 4ghz. Bump for the possibility of help,
    
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have you raised your v core at all? The Biostar TA970XE is rated for 140w so overclocking should be with in reason.
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I have it sitting at 1.3625 with an over voltage of .05
    
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What happens to the voltage under load. you may need more as it may be drooping as you put load on.
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Whelp. I've given it the old college try, and got to a stable OC of 4ghz at 1.35V. I'm slightly satisfied with this. I went out and bought a Swiftech Polaris 120, which I'm completel thrilled with its performance. Load hits 37C/38C Max. This board is so different than anything I've used before and the BIOS is very confusing. All in all, I'm content.....for now. I came off an ASUS M4N68T-V2 and a Phenom X2 560.

Sidenote, the VCore did droop slightly under load, about .2-.3V sometimes.
    
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Whelp. I've given it the old college try, and got to a stable OC of 4ghz at 1.35V. I'm slightly satisfied with this. I went out and bought a Swiftech Polaris 120, which I'm completel thrilled with its performance. Load hits 37C/38C Max. This board is so different than anything I've used before and the BIOS is very confusing. All in all, I'm content.....for now. I came off an ASUS M4N68T-V2 and a Phenom X2 560.
Sidenote, the VCore did droop slightly under load, about .2-.3V sometimes.

I hope you meant .02 - .03v sometimes.

Anyway, you have significant room for Vcore addition! I would stay under 1.45V with your system and that would probably get you 4.25 -4.4Ghz!
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post #8 of 20
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That is what I meant. It does however go as far as .1 sometimes. I cant find any option on this motherboard for LLC. Any help on that would be great. I see overvolting but no Load Line Calibration. The increments for overvolting arent fun either with .5 and 1 (x,x)
    
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post #9 of 20
I doubt there is adjustable LLC on the board.

The good news is you can always resister mod it biggrin.gif
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post #10 of 20
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Also, now I'm getting a new problem. XD Seems now, it sometimes won't post, but a simple reset and its good to go. Its Prime stable at this point. Just a hiccup? If I raise the vcore above 1.4, I get no video. thinking.gif I'm so confused on these issues, with this board. Can anyone point me in the direction of a Biostar Board UEFI Tutorial or something? I'm looking all over. Maybe 4ghz is just...the limit? Its cool, but my itch won't go away... devil.gif
    
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