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Okay, I just loaded the save profile for my overclock. this time I set the LLC to auto, I'm looking at my voltage in HWMonmitor (my CPU voltage is set at 1.3125) and my voltage is not dropping under 1.288. This is promising so far.
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Okay, I just loaded the save profile for my overclock. this time I set the LLC to auto, I'm looking at my voltage in HWMonmitor (my CPU voltage is set at 1.3125) and my voltage is not dropping under 1.288. This is promising so far.
If 1.31 was needed to maintain initial stability, I would bump your voltage so that the drop under load doesnt go below that.
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Okay, I had to go all the way up to 1.35. When I had LLC set to enabled, my CPU throttled to 1.4 ghz and 0.88v and would not go back up to 4.1 ghz and 1.33-35. When I had LLC enabled with the voltage set to 1.35 v it failed Intel Burn Test on the 20th test. So yeah, I'm back to stock and I don't think I'll try overclocking right now, maybe later, it could be the NB voltage, I don't know. If I need to upgrade my CPU I'll probably get a Steamroller 6-core CPU instead because right now overclocking is getting annoying.
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Okay, I had to go all the way up to 1.35. When I had LLC set to enabled, my CPU throttled to 1.4 ghz and 0.88v and would not go back up to 4.1 ghz and 1.33-35. When I had LLC enabled with the voltage set to 1.35 v it failed Intel Burn Test on the 20th test. So yeah, I'm back to stock and I don't think I'll try overclocking right now, maybe later, it could be the NB voltage, I don't know. If I need to upgrade my CPU I'll probably get a Steamroller 6-core CPU instead because right now overclocking is getting annoying.
Thats just the way it goes. Trial and error. There is no easy way to do things in terms of overclocking. It could just be the board, and not anything else. Some boards are just better suited to overclocking than others.
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Thats just the way it goes. Trial and error. There is no easy way to do things in terms of overclocking. It could just be the board, and not anything else. Some boards are just better suited to overclocking than others.

So if I try altering the NB voltage, do I alter the CPU/NB Voltage under the CPU configuration section or the NB Voltage in the Voltage Configuration section? Because I'm not sure which to alter.
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So if I try altering the NB voltage, do I alter the CPU/NB Voltage under the CPU configuration section or the NB Voltage in the Voltage Configuration section? Because I'm not sure which to alter.
CPU/NB voltage. The one that is right underneath CPU voltage.

Or you could leave it to auto, and reduce your NB speed from 2000Mhz to 1800Mhz. Have you been trying to stress your system since trying LLC on Enabled and Auto both?
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CPU/NB voltage. The one that is right underneath CPU voltage.

Or you could leave it to auto, and reduce your NB speed from 2000Mhz to 1800Mhz. Have you been trying to stress your system since trying LLC on Enabled and Auto both?

Yeah, I was at 1.35 and I tried both auto and enabled, it didn't work, on auto it throttled the CPU speed and voltage and it wouldn't go back and it won't let me set CPU/NB voltage to auto, only its voltage multipliers, I might try raising the CPU/NB voltage up a notch or two and lower the CPU voltage by a notch or two.
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Yeah, I was at 1.35 and I tried both auto and enabled, it didn't work, on auto it throttled the CPU speed and voltage and it wouldn't go back and it won't let me set CPU/NB voltage to auto, only its voltage multipliers, I might try raising the CPU/NB voltage up a notch or two and lower the CPU voltage by a notch or two.
Lowering the CPU voltage will only hurt your stability, cause i doubt anything is getting too hot besides maybe your NB heatsink. You could try raising the NB voltage, see if that helps any.
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Lowering the CPU voltage will only hurt your stability, cause i doubt anything is getting too hot besides maybe your NB heatsink. You could try raising the NB voltage, see if that helps any.

1.35 sounds kind of high for 4.1 ghz, then again there was another member on these forums who said he needed 1.37v for his FX-6300 on 4.2 ghz. So what's the maximum voltage I should apply for CPU/NB? I know the maximum voltage for the CPU is 1.55v. Also, would raising the NB voltage raise the temperature? Also, if the raising the NB voltage doesn't do anything, could there be a chance that my Hyper 212 EVO isn't enough? Because I think the highest temperature I saw today during stress testing was 62 degrees C, but that's for the socket, the CPU core temp on HWMonitor was kind of inaccurate giving me readings of 46 degrees C for the core temp when my socket was 61-62 degrees C.
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1.35 sounds kind of high for 4.1 ghz, then again there was another member on these forums who said he needed 1.37v for his FX-6300 on 4.2 ghz. So what's the maximum voltage I should apply for CPU/NB? I know the maximum voltage for the CPU is 1.55v. Also, would raising the NB voltage raise the temperature? Also, if the raising the NB voltage doesn't do anything, could there be a chance that my Hyper 212 EVO isn't enough? Because I think the highest temperature I saw today during stress testing was 62 degrees C, but that's for the socket.
Raising the NB voltage will begin to increase temps a little.. But, you're going to have to experiment with these things to see what your particular CPU wants to maintain stability. We can help you as much as we are able, but each and every CPU will require slightly different voltages to maintain the same results. So Joe Blo says he needs 1.37V to get to 4.2 Ghz might be what his CPU wanted. Yours might not need that much to reach the same speed, or it might need even more.

The major point of overclocking is to test *yourself* what your computers limits are. Not to see what others have gotten to and immediately think your system will do the exact same as theirs did.

The stock NB voltage should be plenty for the clock you are trying to achieve. So I wouldnt bother messing with it, and just set it out of your mind for now. Focus on what is right in front of you. At your current clock, with your current voltage, is your system stable under IBT(10 runs of Standard), do you still experience throttling. If you are not stable, bump your voltage a notch or two. If your system still throttles, Look HERE for a few tips to try and resolve it. Like ComputerRestore said earlier, Windows 8 was supposed to have those core parking fixes implemented already, so unless it is a bug with your BIOS, there may be a setting somewhere that has been overlooked.
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