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So after adding a cooler master hyper 212 plus to my rig I think it is staying pretty cool now. I have been running it in turbo mode and playing soulcalibur III in pcsx2...frame rate is ok but seems to drop a little after a match causing a weird audio lag.. so a few questions real quick..

Here is my setup so far with many upgrades to go.
I5 3570k
Asus P8H77-V LE
Corsair vengeance 8GB
CM Hyper 212 plus In push/pull
Gigabyte GT430 2GB

So can I overclock my chip above the 3.9 turbo mode with this board?
If so how do I do it? I tried but it didnt go so well....lol...
Im running 7 fans including the 2 on the heat sink and according to speedfan Im running about 4 to 5 * cooler after adding the push/pull...In game im hitting about 30c. Any help is appreciated.
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I don't see any reason you can't overclock it, but your cooler will limit you because Ivy gets so hot.

Follow this thread, it the best for Ivy and Asus owners:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1291703/ivy-bridge-overclocking-guide-asus-motherboards

Since you appear to be a novice, all I will say is follow the first post in that thread. Open every section and picture and copy the settings. Ask questions there if you get stuck after reading through it.
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hey thanks for the link bro but its not gonna help since "cpu ratio" does not exist in my bios.... I flashed to the latest bios when I got the rig thinking that was the smart thing to do but i guess not....can anyone help me get "cpu ratio" option back?
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looks like this has been happening with asus bios for a while...guess its not ready for overclock after all tongue.gif I will be dumping this board asap...gonna be another week though with no overclocking.... Im certainly not wasting money on a new bios chip for this board when it was temporary to begin with....ahh well...
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I was thinking you had a z77 but you have the h77. I haven't had one, but I thought you still had some overclocking ability. If the board was just a temp, then definitely get a mobo designed for overclocking your chip.
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Originally Posted by justanoldman View Post

I was thinking you had a z77 but you have the h77. I haven't had one, but I thought you still had some overclocking ability. If the board was just a temp, then definitely get a mobo designed for overclocking your chip.
Yeah the board should be able to overclock albeit not as well as z77 I have heard...
but thats not the problem the problem is that the bios upgrade caused a bug from what i have read... apparently it was to big of an upgrade and earlier bios should have been flashed first before the latest... would have been nice for asus to note that fact on the download page since they have known about this problem for a while...

EDIT oh and I am thinking MSI Mpower for my new board...heard anything bad about that board?
Edited by ibleedspeed - 2/9/13 at 6:57pm
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Sorry, don't know anything specific about that board. I am partial to the ROG line of Asus, but the best thing to do is pick two or three that you like, and when you google them you can usually find detailed reviews comparing them.
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