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I am trying to get the most out of this processor, my system is already water cooled. It seems that after 4.3 it just will not even boot. I am kind of a noob when it comes to over clocking so I guess I was just looking for some decent settings or what gets changed with what. Here is my Rig.

AMD FX 6100 Black Edition
ASUS M5A97
Kingston: P# KHX1600C9D3/4GX ( 4 cards) = 16GIG
SSD 128 for windows sata 3.0
and 7400 SATA 3.0 Seagate 3T drive

I also noticed in CPU-Z that the CPU MHZ seems to go down and up. So I am not sure where to start when it comes to Bios overclocking.
OFFICE.txt 97k .txt file - CPUZ Report
Please help.

Thank you.
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You need to raise the vcore. More mhz will need more electricity
My fx6100 can also boot to 4.3 with stock voltage, but its no way near stable.

Try a vcore of 1.47 and see how far you can increase the clockspeed.
Watch the temps and dont push the vcore beyond 1.5 if you want your cpu to last
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You need to raise the vcore. More mhz will need more electricity
My fx6100 can also boot to 4.3 with stock voltage, but its no way near stable.

Try a vcore of 1.47 and see how far you can increase the clockspeed.
Watch the temps and dont push the vcore beyond 1.5 if you want your cpu to last


That's too much volts, mine was borderline @ ambient with a hyper212 evo at 1.45v, unless he's got a pretty good aftermarket cooler you should be careful recommending such voltage without further knowledge.
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Your hyper212 evo is an air cooler, my processor is water cooled as stated my previous posted. I'll test and check back.

Thanks.
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That's too much volts, mine was borderline @ ambient with a hyper212 evo at 1.45v, unless he's got a pretty good aftermarket cooler you should be careful recommending such voltage without further knowledge.

How is 1.47 too much for testing how far to clock?
1.425 is just the stock full load voltage of an FX6100, its not that far.

He wants to get past 4.3 ghz and 1.45v may not be enough for 4.5 Ghz stable 24/7
Read his post, his FX is watercooled, his board also has mosfet heatsinks
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I am trying to get the most out of this processor, my system is already water cooled. It seems that after 4.3 it just will not even boot. I am kind of a noob when it comes to over clocking so I guess I was just looking for some decent settings or what gets changed with what. Here is my Rig.

AMD FX 6100 Black Edition
ASUS M5A97
Kingston: P# KHX1600C9D3/4GX ( 4 cards) = 16GIG
SSD 128 for windows sata 3.0
and 7400 SATA 3.0 Seagate 3T drive

I also noticed in CPU-Z that the CPU MHZ seems to go down and up. So I am not sure where to start when it comes to Bios overclocking.
OFFICE.txt 97k .txt file - CPUZ Report
Please help.

Thank you.

i have the m5a97 1st version,,,,in your bios you may need to increase LLC,,,"load line calibration""that motherboard only has 4+2 power phasing,,so high overclocks are a little more difficult,,,the bulldozer is power hungry
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post #7 of 15
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1.47V on the CPU and 1.30 CPU/NB FSB 217 (won't go higher than that) yields me @ 4.5ghz anything after that the system won't boot, further more. Under load the system is unstable and locks up.

I am not sure how much this board can take as far as to the north bridge.
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i have the m5a97 1st version,,,,in your bios you may need to increase LLC,,,"load line calibration""that motherboard only has 4+2 power phasing,,so high overclocks are a little more difficult,,,the bulldozer is power hungry

Can you explain a little bit better, as far as I can see on the load line calibration I can only see enable / disable.
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Forgot to mention that temp is not above 35C underload
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Can you explain a little bit better, as far as I can see on the load line calibration I can only see enable / disable.

enable it and see what happens,,i only overclocked a 965x4 with that board,,made it to 4.2 ,,,it booted but wasnt very stable,,,but the bulldozer should go further than that


i think if your at 4.5 with that board,,your doing pretty good
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