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Hello darko.

Why do you set your voltage that high? My 8120 was able to reach 4.3 by a slightly hit in the voltage.

Try to adjust your llc and capabillities. Also, read the First page in this thread. It helped me a lot.

Any lower and I get BSODs or worker crashes in prime. There's no LLC control.

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Leave your vcore where it is and also leave those other settings on auto. Try bumping your ram to 1.6v and see what happens. That board does not have LLC.

Alright I'll try this.

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Lowering the second fan as far as you can on that Phanteks will help cool the vrm heatsink. A fan on the cpu socket will help you lots to. Those drive bays are killing your airflow from the front fans. I would try and route more of those cable behind the motherboard.

Some good tips here.

Seems like my CPU temp peaks at around 46C but I hit a floor here at 1.448V vcore and 4300MHz on the clock speed. It survives 10 minutes of P95 so will probably be stable enough for my purposes. A bit of a shame I can't figure out how to get past that. I've tried a lot of different settings on the mobo and seem to have hit a wall. Still not bad for a $100 motherboard and $140 CPU. Thanks for the advice everyone.

What does it drop down to when under load, This will be the number that you need to look at.. minus the under load from the voltage set and find your variance.
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I do not know about that particular board's bios but the bios on my GD80 only goes to 1.449v. As a test I just set the vcore to that, bumped the ram over 1.6v, turned off turbo and the power saving stuff but left CnQ enabled and it made it to 4.6 ghz.

That is as far as I would go with that board anyway.
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What does it drop down to when under load, This will be the number that you need to look at.. minus the under load from the voltage set and find your variance.

Running Prime it seems to go to 1.448V, but sometimes shows 1.456V so I'm not really sure which is accurate. This is in Hwmonitor under cpu vcore. Not sure what you mean by the last sentence.
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I do not know about that particular board's bios but the bios on my GD80 only goes to 1.449v. As a test I just set the vcore to that, bumped the ram over 1.6v, turned off turbo and the power saving stuff but left CnQ enabled and it made it to 4.6 ghz.

That is as far as I would go with that board anyway.

I have CnQ, C1E and HPC Mode enabled. I'm running prime now with cpu voltage to 1.44, disabling c1e, and raising dram voltage to 1.65v

4.4ghz failed pretty quickly, but I can still tweak NB V, CPU NB V, and up dram voltage. I still think I am stuck at 4.3 though.
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Could you post your HWINFO64 screenie? Something like this.



It does sound like you need to tweak those other settings to get any further.
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Here's what I got. Any advice? I have NB at 1.2, CPU NB at about 1.3v and dram at 1.65v. 4.3ghz is stable for more than 10 minutes but 4.4 is not.

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Now you are moving into an area that I do not know very much about. Do you have CPUZ installed? It will show what your ram timings are.

Wait. In HWINFO64 the 2nd CPU temperature is at 85C. That is far too hot and is not for the CPU anyway. We need to know what that actually is. I would guess it is either the socket or the VRMs. Either way you are in the danger zone there and that is probably the cause of your instability.

Can you put a fan directly on the VRM heat sink?
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Here's what I got. Any advice? I have NB at 1.2, CPU NB at about 1.3v and dram at 1.65v. 4.3ghz is stable for more than 10 minutes but 4.4 is not.


1.448V is the voltage that you are looking at then at your minimum, so you may need to tick the voltage up a little. CPU/NB is fine where its at
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Now you are moving into an area that I do not know very much about. Do you have CPUZ installed? It will show what your ram timings are.

Wait. In HWINFO64 the 2nd CPU temperature is at 85C. That is far too hot and is not for the CPU anyway. We need to know what that actually is. I would guess it is either the socket or the VRMs. Either way you are in the danger zone there and that is probably the cause of your instability.

Can you put a fan directly on the VRM heat sink?

The 2nd CPU is the GPU socket I believe. not the actual processor on his board. CPU0 is the one to look at. However.. IF I am incorrect in that statement that means socket is hitting 85c but shouldn't at that voltage unless you have some serious lack of airflow in your case.
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GPU socket? You lost me there. While that is the motherboard section why would the PCI-E slot be that hot when P95 is running?

Anyway more information is needed as something is running too hot.
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GPU socket? You lost me there. While that is the motherboard section why would the PCI-E slot be that hot when P95 is running?

Anyway more information is needed as something is running too hot.

doh.gif Your correct, its the socket temp on board.. bleh I need more coffee today

Yeah that needs WAY better cooling on the socket or better airflow in the case.. and that would cause the fail.
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Thanks for the help. It does indeed seem like my socket temps are out of control. I moved the noctua to the back exhaust and the corsair fan to top rear exhaust, so maybe that will help clear the heat out faster. I think 70C is the recomended max socket temp so I will try and overclock as high as I can until I hit that.
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