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BTW, my RAM is actually 1600MHz. But my mobo can't suppor it, unless I overvolt it to 1.65v.
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Yup, latest version is there. Read through the guides first.

First, are you OCing with multi, or fsb? If its multi, just load up k10stat and set the appropriate multis and save. Then click on each pstate instead of auto, and gradually lower the voltage while running Prime95. If it craps out, use one voltage higher as your undervolt. Do this for each pstate, and once you've finished, create a shortcut to the k10stat exe file like this and put it in your startup folder:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\K10stat\K10STAT.exe" -lp:2 -ClkCtrl:1 -StayOnTray -nw

-lp means load profile 2. There are 5 different ones you can set
-ClkCtrl1 enables clock control for each individual core (basically turns k10stat ON)
- StayOnTray minimizes the program to the tray on startup
-nw hides the window when it starts up

If overclocking with FSB, note that the multi in K10stat needs to be adjusted to suit the FSB (ie if you are using a fsb of 220, the 2300Mhz setting will actually be 2300/200x220=2645Mhz in CPUz) so you will have to lower the multi to get the CPU speed you need.

Here's my current settings

Edited by mongen - 11/2/12 at 5:45pm
 
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Yup, latest version is there. Read through the guides first.
First, are you OCing with multi, or fsb? If its multi, just load up k10stat and set the appropriate multis and save. Then click on each pstate instead of auto, and gradually lower the voltage while running Prime95. If it craps out, use one voltage higher as your undervolt. Do this for each pstate, and once you've finished, create a shortcut to the k10stat exe file like this and put it in your startup folder:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\K10stat\K10STAT.exe" -lp:2 -ClkCtrl:1 -StayOnTray -nw
-lp means load profile 2. There are 5 different ones you can set
-ClkCtrl1 enables clock control for each individual core (basically turns k10stat ON)
- StayOnTray minimizes the program to the tray on startup
-nw hides the window when it starts up
If overclocking with FSB, note that the multi in K10stat needs to be adjusted to suit the FSB (ie if you are using a fsb of 220, the 2300Mhz setting will actually be 2300/200x220=2645Mhz in CPUz) so you will have to lower the multi to get the CPU speed you need.
Here's my current settings

Do I have to tweak my NB Voltage too? And does it have to be the same as the vCore?

Also, if I plan to OC to 3.9GHz, should I set my clock multiplayer in the BIOS to achieve 3.9GHz or do I leave it stock?

Do you think my mobo can support FSB tweaking? It's kinda low budget mobo.
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1: If you have overdrive installed go into it and make sure the green dot at the top right doesn't have the red ring around it. If it does then just click on it and it will take the ring from around the green dot hit save and that should solve your problem.

2: Go to catalyst controller and under performance hit CPU power and make sure the bar graph is on 800-3900, what i'm talking about is you have two sliders on the bar graph that determines the lowest to the highest that the CPU will run at.

I hope this helps you. thumb.gif
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my favorite CnQ option for my 955BE is PhenomMSRTweaker. similar to the above mentioned software but i find it easier to use and it works with windows 8 no problem for me.
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Do I have to tweak my NB Voltage too? And does it have to be the same as the vCore?
Also, if I plan to OC to 3.9GHz, should I set my clock multiplayer in the BIOS to achieve 3.9GHz or do I leave it stock?
Do you think my mobo can support FSB tweaking? It's kinda low budget mobo.

If you are going to use K10stat, just use the standard multi in BIOS and OC using k10stat - the result is the same. I only have a single power-plane board so CPU and NB voltages need to be the same. If you have a dual power-plane board, you can set each individually, and will need to adjust the NB voltage if you are OCing the NB too.

Is there is an FSB item in your mobo? most will allow you to adjust the fsb, but not sure in your case. Maybe you can post a screenshot?
 
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