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post #2321 of 4095
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should be but why gimp your cpu but down clocking your ht ?
whats the stock ht and nb for the 6300? My default in the bios is 2000Mhz.
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The HT stock speed depends on the motherboard, either 2400 or 2600. NB stock is 2200.
    
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Can increasing cpu nb voltage help stabilize overclocks?
I think it depends on your motherboard and also possibly on your memory. On my Sabertooth with my Team group Vulcan RAM I see zero benefit from increasing CPU NB voltage. I run mine at stock or just one tick above (1.19375V) due to the auto setting putting it at 1.4V (offset voltage). That being said, I see overclocking benefits from turning down my RAM speeds, at 1333MHz RAM I can hit 4.9 with some stability (at least Very High in IBT AVX). But then almost every benchmark suffers, I'm not at all much higher at 4.9 GHz and 1333 MHz RAM compared to 4.6GHz and 2133MHz ram. I think this is due to the caches being quite slow on this AMD chip. But I dont really know, only what my bench results say. I'm planning to borrowing two 1600Mhz ECC RAM sticks from my server to test with, some people say that two sticks overclock better than four (I run 4x8GB now).

I think it has been talked about before in this thread about RAM voltage, the ECC sticks I plan to test with are DDR3L, i.e. 1.35V. That might be a factor too, I'll report any interesting findings.
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I think it depends on your motherboard and also possibly on your memory. On my Sabertooth with my Team group Vulcan RAM I see zero benefit from increasing CPU NB voltage. I run mine at stock or just one tick above due to the auto setting putting it at 1.4 V (offset voltage). That being said, I see overclocking benefits from turning down my RAM speeds, at 1333MHz RAM I can hit 4.9 with some stability (at least Very High in IBT AVX). But then almost every benchmark suffers, I'm not at all much higher at 4.9 GHz and 1333 MHz RAM compared to 4.6GHz and 2133MHz ram. I think this is due to the caches being quite slow on this AMD chip. But I dont really know, only what my bench results say. I'm planning to borrowing two 1600Mhz ECC RAM sticks from my server to test with, some people say that two sticks overclock better than four (I run 4x8GB now).

I think it has been talked about before in this thread about RAM voltage, the ECC sticks I plan to test with are DDR3L, i.e. 1.35V. That might be a factor too, I'll report any interesting findings.

Nice read smile.gif
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Nice read smile.gif

Thanks. I like to have a large amount of RAM. Although, I did some testing and my CPU overclocking kinda suffers from having four 8GB sticks. The IMC seems to have a hard time with high frequencies and lots of RAM. If I only use two 8GB sticks my CPU overclock is much more stable. With two 4GB 2133MHz sticks I'm stable at 4.8GHz, not really with two 8's. And i kinda want that RAM, gotten used to that 32 by now. I've been thinking about testing with that ECC for a while, will probably get the sticks next week.
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i have an asus a99 pro
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Can increasing cpu nb voltage help stabilize overclocks?
I think it depends on your motherboard and also possibly on your memory. On my Sabertooth with my Team group Vulcan RAM I see zero benefit from increasing CPU NB voltage. I run mine at stock or just one tick above due to the auto setting putting it at 1.4 V (offset voltage). That being said, I see overclocking benefits from turning down my RAM speeds, at 1333MHz RAM I can hit 4.9 with some stability (at least Very High in IBT AVX). But then almost every benchmark suffers, I'm not at all much higher at 4.9 GHz and 1333 MHz RAM compared to 4.6GHz and 2133MHz ram. I think this is due to the caches being quite slow on this AMD chip. But I dont really know, only what my bench results say. I'm planning to borrowing two 1600Mhz ECC RAM sticks from my server to test with, some people say that two sticks overclock better than four (I run 4x8GB now).

I think it has been talked about before in this thread about RAM voltage, the ECC sticks I plan to test with are DDR3L, i.e. 1.35V. That might be a factor too, I'll report any interesting findings.


1 ( this is why you see little to no benifit from cpu/nb )
what are you doing @ 1.4v cpu /nb that is alotta heat. most can do 2600 @ 1.2-1.3v ! stock is ~1.1 iirc

( SEE BELOW )

2
8 gb sticks are extremely hard on the imc

3
FOUR sticks are extremely hard on the imc

4
the combination of 2+3 is even harder AND YOU MAY VERY WELL NEED 1.4v cpu/nb

i will also add the only way i can get extremely good scores are @ 2700+ cpu/nb ( with 2400 ram ) , although i have seen two ( one was not much ) better, it may be the fact they both use 4gb sticks ( and only 2 ) idk yet
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what are you doing @ 1.4v cpu /nb that is alotta heat. most can do 2600 @ 1.2-1.3v ! stock is ~1.1 iirc
? I said that I run my CPU NB at stock or just one tick above. That's 1.1875 Volts at stock and one tick above is 1.19375V. The Auto setting in bios sets it at 1.4V, and I see no benefit from that. I can't overclock any higher at 1.4V CPU NB than I can at stock. I've tried 1.5V CPU NB, no benefit there either. I'm almost stable at 4.8GHz and 32GB of 2133MHz RAM, but only almost. Rock solid at 4.6GHz and have very nice temps, under 50C at everything but ordinary IBT or prime.

And I absolutely agree that four 8GB sticks are hard on the IMC, I thought I pretty much said that smile.gif
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what are you doing @ 1.4v cpu /nb that is alotta heat. most can do 2600 @ 1.2-1.3v ! stock is ~1.1 iirc
? I said that I run my CPU NB at stock or just one tick above. That's 1.1875 Volts at stock and one tick above is 1.19375V. The Auto setting in bios sets it at 1.4V, and I see no benefit from that. I can't overclock any higher at 1.4V CPU NB than I can at stock. I've tried 1.5V CPU NB, no benefit there either. I'm almost stable at 4.8GHz and 32GB of 2133MHz RAM, but only almost. Rock solid at 4.6GHz and have very nice temps, under 50C at everything but ordinary IBT or prime.

And I absolutely agree that four 8GB sticks are hard on the IMC, I thought I pretty much said that smile.gif

sorry i thought you ment "stock" was 1.4

here is what i think you could try, pull 2 sticks bump cpu/nb to 1.2 and then 1.3 and try ocing farther i bet you could. if that is the case either more cpu/nb and you can pull 4.8 or your imc is at its limits with all 4 sticks, i cant not do 2400 on one of my chips all four dimms ( have not tried with this 1229 ) even with 1.6 cpu/nb i tried lol
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sorry i thought you ment "stock" was 1.4

here is what i think you could try, pull 2 sticks bump cpu/nb to 1.2 and then 1.3 and try ocing farther i bet you could. if that is the case either more cpu/nb and you can pull 4.8 or your imc is at its limits with all 4 sticks, i cant not do 2400 on one of my chips all four dimms ( have not tried with this 1229 ) even with 1.6 cpu/nb i tried lol

No worries man, it's not always easy to read what I mean smile.gif

Thanks for the advice. I have tried different combinations of RAM sticks, I have a G.Skill kit with 4x4GB 2133MHz modules. Those allow a higher overclock at lower Vcore compared to my Team Xtreem Vulcan-2133MHz 4x8GB kit. Earlier I had very cheap Crucial Ballistic Sport RAM, those sticks were horrible for overclocking, even with very loose timings and low frequencies. Cheap but also crap for overclocking.

I did some more testing while I was at work today. I flashed the 2104 BIOS for my Sabertooth a couple of weeks ago for other reasons, and hadn't really tested stuff with it. It has that irritating bug when resuming from sleep (resets CPU multi to stock and turns APM and TURBO on), but what the heck. And now I see there is a newer BIOS available, 2301, just last week. Maybe that one has fixed the bug? Anyway, with 1.55V I am stable at 4.8 GHz, weee
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CPU Vcore hits 1.572V under load (Ultra High LLC), a little scary but my temps are good. I disabled and killed all Asus-processes and services before testing, Turbo-EVO etc are convenient, but not very stable in my experience. The utilities crashes now and then, and the fan control-stuff glitches out in dangerous ways. I had ThermalRadar suddenly set my fans and pump to absolute minimum when the socket temp hit 50C. Not at all like what was set in the app. So I deleted it and use BIOS settings instead, works every time.

Some screens, Open Hardware Monitor and IBT AVX (green plot is Core Temp):


CPU-z:


Testing with 29GB RAM takes almost 5 hours. This is at 1.25V CPU/NB. I haven't tested more yet, maybe I will. The numbers for IBT AVX could be little higher and more even, but that's fine tuning now that the damn thing is finally stable smile.gif

Anyway, this is the best yet I have managed with 32GB of 2133MHz RAM. I like it smile.gif

Edit: Ambient temp during testing was about 18-19C, Sunny early spring day with a window open.
Edited by Pholostan - 4/3/14 at 8:37am
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