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post #1301 of 3634
Still modulating the clock, up and down as I did in many posts before
Works fine here.
post #1302 of 3634
You need to overclock the turbo by setting core limit in cpu features for each core not the ratio limit on the main oc page.

As I described before set short and long duration power limit to 250 and set voltage to auto and set your vdroop control to 12.5 and keep increasing this till you find stability. Make sure pll overvoltage is on in your case cause of the speed you are trying to achieve and put intel c state to c2 disable, disable c1e and overspeed protection

Hope that helps
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post #1303 of 3634
Might not be able to prodce enough volts at auto and at that speed and you might be just stuck at having a constant speed and voltage but give it a shot
Edited by primal92 - 12/19/12 at 6:55pm
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post #1304 of 3634
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Originally Posted by primal92 View Post

You need to overclock the turbo by setting core limit in cpu features for each core not the ratio limit on the main oc page.
As I described before set short and long duration power limit to 250 and set voltage to auto and set your vdroop control to 12.5 and keep increasing this till you find stability. Make sure pll overvoltage is on in your case cause of the speed you are trying to achieve and put intel c state to c2 disable, disable c1e and overspeed protection
Hope that helps

yes and your 1st sentence is very important
post #1305 of 3634
trying to mess around with mine tonight to get lower temps. (rig in sig) I have it at 4.5 1.2V and had everything set to auto with that and prime95 load I got about 85c after an hour, but now trying with PLL voltage set to 1.7 and overvoltage off, then slowly work down core voltage to see where I can get. Temps were high before but not OMG ITS GONNA DIE high. I have mine setup to be damned near silent and those temps IMHO are good but can be improved upon. right now peaking out at about 72c just making the above changes so looking good so far, I'm sure I'll hit 77-80c with my current config. If I could find the other two cheap LED fans I had I could go back to push pull and still keep it quiet.

Also tried disabling secure boot to see if I could get boot time down anymore with fast boot but no luck. wish this board booted as fast as the ASRock z77 board lol

Anyone else running the same memory as me on the Mpower? Curious to see where you ended up with o/cing the mem. I'll move on to that next once I get the CPU right where I want it.
post #1306 of 3634
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Anyone else running the same memory as me on the Mpower? Curious to see where you ended up with o/cing the mem. I'll move on to that next once I get the CPU right where I want it.

I have the 1600 version of that memory and was only able to get to1866 with 11-11-11-30-2T, anything else got me errors in memtest, but i have seen people with Vengeance ram that were able to go a bit higher so jou might just get lucky.
post #1307 of 3634
So is it the only way with this board to get voltages to drop at idle to use AUTO setting for cpu voltage? I just started my first OC with it and even tho my cpu clocks are still modulating my voltage remains same all the time.

Few pics of uefi if someone would be so kind and take a look if there is something obvious that arent setted correctly.








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post #1308 of 3634
You need to change the "Overclock Genie function contro"l from button to in bios, then change "My OC Genie" to customize, then a "My OC Genie Option" will open up... Thats where you make all your changes. You all should not be overclocking in the Standard mode/oc.. it should be OC Genie II mode/ OC Overclock Settings.
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Also. If you watch the newegg video on this board or the NCIX one not sure...I think the rep mentions something about the voltages and how there are no true "offset" settings. After alot of tweaking in the bios I still have not found the setting that will lower my voltage at idle..my clocks yes, but not my voltage.

A few posts back i did post the link to the official MSI forums, I couldn't find a direct answer on the subject. I might email a rep and see if they can give me a straight answer. So far, after vigilantly reading this thread NO ONE has yet to find the correct settings for our chips to decrease volts during idle period. No, "auto" does not count as an answer because "auto" will not keep my 4.4-4.6 overclock stable. I am starting to think, that MSI did this for a reason. I think its in the a fore mentioned videos I just can't remember.

Anyway, I'll keep trying. and if I notice anything I'll let you all know. If anyone does find someting please give us a detailed tutorial and if possible f12 of your BIOS settings.

I was correct..there is no voltage decrease at idle..here is link off MSI Forums: http://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=162536.0
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post #1309 of 3634
Seems like its not possible to OC with this board(or any msi Z77 board on that matter) the way that voltage drops at idle if you oc manually, ive searched all morning & everywhere they say voltage only drops at idle only when you leave vcore to auto. Not really option atleast not for me as auto gives insane voltages.

About that OC genie, I Dont think it makes any difference really if you oc on that or standart mode. Its basicly same things you change anyway just in different location smile.gif

But correct me if im wrong, i just cant see what difference that would make.
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it just a prefrence really. I personally would prefer to have the ability to have the offset. But as long as you aren't running a chip at insane voltages and aren't plagued by heat issues constant voltage won't hurt anything.

Not all chips are made the same..so even at auto voltage a 4.4 or a 4.5 overclock is possible. On my Sabertooth auto voltage went as high as 1.42..now thats insane.I was able to hit 4.8 ( for a few minutes) thats where having the ability to offset comes into play.

Eitherway I'm happy with this board. I'll take a 4.6 overclock at only 1.24 volts opposed to my Sabertooths 1.35. i gam emore often than I'm idle so...
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