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post #2351 of 4095
and add cooling to back of mobo and vrm rolleyes.gif
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Hello,

I'm trying to ovrclock my AMD fx-8320 to 4.5ghz on a asus m5a97 r2.0 I'm wondering what settings I need since I don't have digi+.

If you can, ghetto rig your stock 8320 fan to the back off your motherboard on your motherboards socket plate. This will help lower socket temperature. Then add one or two 60mm - 80mm fans on your vrm's if you can fit them to help cool them off. Make sure cool and quiet and any other power saving features are turned off.
Edited by orlfman - 4/9/14 at 7:54pm
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Sorry could you explain that a little better?
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turn off turbo, apm, cnq c1e c6 up multi and volts
post #2354 of 4095
turn off all power saving then up the multi and the voltage till you reach what you want. or what your cooling can handle

you may have to bump cpu/nb.

with that said i would not expect too much from that mobo ~ 4.5 to 4.7 if your cooling can handle it and that would be best case.


recommended oc method is up multi until pc wont boot then up volts somewhere you test for stability ( use ibt-avx if you use IBT ! see the opening post in the 83xx club in my sig for download )
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fan on back of mobo pointing at vrm if my fx 6300 at 4.5 can make them reach 113c i think your can go higher there is some chip on the back without heatsink

socket is ok
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fan on back of mobo pointing at vrm if my fx 6300 at 4.5 can make them reach 113c i think your can go higher there is some chip on the back without heatsink

socket is ok

you hve a fan on the front ? if not why not ?
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you hve a fan on the front ? if not why not ?..

I think he does now. Those 113C temps he was measuring were before he put a fan on the back. Those little chips on the back can certainly get very hot without some cooling, heh.
    
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Is the 8120 at 4.6 GHz still a sloppy processor? In many games (Even WoW for crying out loud) I can't seem to maintain at least 60 FPS. Granted, I'm in populated areas in WoW and I know it favors Intel, but surely there's something wrong with my setup. I've disabled all power saving features, tweaked my M5A99FX r 2.0 Pro to the max, and have a Superclocked GTX 770 4GB (1307 MHz core, 3907 Memory). What can hold me back? Can it be my RAM? I have A-Data 8 GB (4x2 1333 Mhz), if it's anything I'm wanting to say its that. I'm so sick of microstuttering in Skyrim too. I hear Intel doesn't have any of these problems.. what do?



This is a Unigine Valley benchmark I did after ovreclocking my CPU. 4.5 gave better performance than 4.6 apparently. GPU clocks were +30 core +420 memory, then I learned how to overvolt and now I can push the core to +40, probably more. I'll do more benchmarks now that I can overvolt but I don't think my GPU is the issue. I'm merely showing this as I know Valley and other Unigine tests are more GPU based than CPU, as CPU games are where I'm getting issues.
Edited by Youown - 4/11/14 at 6:34am
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Is the 8120 at 4.6 GHz still a sloppy processor? In many games (Even WoW for crying out loud) I can't seem to maintain at least 60 FPS. Granted, I'm in populated areas in WoW and I know it favors Intel, but surely there's something wrong with my setup. I've disabled all power saving features, tweaked my M5A99FX r 2.0 Pro to the max, and have a Superclocked GTX 770 4GB (1307 MHz core, 3907 Memory). What can hold me back? Can it be my RAM? I have A-Data 8 GB (4x2 1333 Mhz), if it's anything I'm wanting to say its that. I'm so sick of microstuttering in Skyrim too. I hear Intel doesn't have any of these problems.. what do?



This is a Unigine Valley benchmark I did after ovreclocking my CPU. 4.5 gave better performance than 4.6 apparently. GPU clocks were +30 core +420 memory, then I learned how to overvolt and now I can push the core to +40, probably more. I'll do more benchmarks now that I can overvolt but I don't think my GPU is the issue. I'm merely showing this as I know Valley and other Unigine tests are more GPU based than CPU, as CPU games are where I'm getting issues.






wow is only working on 3 core that why intel is better...




From a Blizzard Forum admin

just requires 1, will benefit greatly with 2, and use a third a little, but not so much as you could tell over just having 2. The game automatically sees what you have and uses it to the best advantage it can.

Amd fx are very strong processor when game can use all the core and overclocked they are monster....

But most game only use 2-4 core...




And about microstuttering it about the gpu

DId not have any lagg on my fx 6300 and 7950 when i played


It possible that your overclock is unstable and create stutter rolleyes.gif
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There are 2 small utilities that will improve AMD performance in games like that.

1. Bulldozer Conditioner adds support for obsolete X87 code which Skyrim still has in abundance.


2. For many years intel has been seeding either/or utilities in programs that check what brand of cpu is being used. Guess who gets the good stuff? This patch lets all cpus use the good stuff and it does make a difference.


I use both of these and they do make a noticeable difference.

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