I just wanted to say this because I've seen many people mentioning OC stability issues recently, some are OC expert, others are new to overclocking like I once was.
Two things to help your OC find stability that has been mentioned time and time again, but I'll say it again in case, if it helps one person then it was worth it.
1) Find your exact ram timings, do not use XMP, manually set all your timings and frequency to their specific settings.
2) Set your LLC to Ultra, not medium, not high, but Ultra.
Then as soon as you've done that, go back to the guide and double check your settings.
In my experience, not having LLC set to ultra when trying to gain stability and find your proper voltage is like shooting yourself in the foot.
Not having the correct ram timings is just asking for trouble as well.
If you follow those key things and follow the other guide instructions to a tee, you should be able to find stable voltage for your frequency pretty quickly.
Then once you've found what voltage you need, you can save that profile as your "12hourprimestable" in the bios, and from there you can try tweaking things, changing settings, etc.
The guide is designed so that beginners can OC their ivy, that isn't to say you can't change to High LLC later, all I'm saying is find your target voltage before playing around with other things. It not only makes it easier for you to OC but it makes it easier for the OP and others in this thread to debug your issues.
Originally Posted by gdubc
So I have to do a little more investigating, but for some reason I have been blue screening on my offset oc. The weird thing is my offset gives more vcore under load than I actually needed for 24hrs p95 stable with manual.
What makes me post here is that it seems to be triggered by powering on my pioneer receiver. Not immediately from the power on but mores like when it gets the hdmi signal bump.
I am gonna troublesome some more with some things like separating the two from the power conditioner they are both plugged into, but I don't think that it will make a difference as it really seems to be related to that hdmi bump. Just thought I would post here and maybe get some of you guys thinking.
When you found your VID # and did the math, you should have seen two numbers fluctuating, one that was more common than the other. I'm assuming you used that to make your calculation. Try using the VID # you saw less frequently to make that calculation. I've had issues like this with offset as well, and it just required some slight tweaks. Most of the time it did give me a tad higher voltage but it was stable.Edited by neofury - 10/18/13 at 12:32pm