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Hey,

I've been trying to overclock my AMD 6300 to 4.1Ghz but I get a red on a stress test using prime95. Im not 100% on which voltage to increase so I haven't touched them yet but some people are saying that changing the 'ASUS EZ' setting from normal to turbo mode changed the speed but it keeps it the same for me.

Also:

I've noticed my voltage does chance its always using 1.3 v :S is this normal? It used to fluctuate

My Fan speed is reading 40,000, 80,000, 12,000... Any Ideas?


Thanks for reading.
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Try Alsuit
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I don't understand, what will that solve...?
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Hey,

I've been trying to overclock my AMD 6300 to 4.1Ghz but I get a red on a stress test using prime95. Im not 100% on which voltage to increase so I haven't touched them yet but some people are saying that changing the 'ASUS EZ' setting from normal to turbo mode changed the speed but it keeps it the same for me.

Also:

I've noticed my voltage does chance its always using 1.3 v :S is this normal? It used to fluctuate

My Fan speed is reading 40,000, 80,000, 12,000... Any Ideas?


Thanks for reading.

Are you using the Bios to OC? Or using a program like Overdrive or AI Suite? Bios would be the best option and from there I would increase the CPU Ratio, leaving Bus speed at stock. Also bump up the VCore or CPU Core voltage by increments until you're able to run 4.1GHz, then from there do stability tests and bump the voltage up till you dont get anymore crashes or instabilities. Normally voltages should range anywhere from 1.4v to 1.45v but thats probably for a Phenom II, i'm not too sure if the 6300 is about the same. Also, ensure that you have sufficient cooling for your chip like a third party heatsink air cooler or a closed loop liquid cooler, because bumping voltage up will increase heat produced alot more.

Also regarding your fan speed readings, I have no idea why they're reading so high tongue.gif
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I am by no means an overclocking authority but idisabled the ez boost,it will only clock it to 3.8, I ran the AMD overdrive and it runs comfortably at 4118.2,just running extra systeem fan 60 celius is warmest ive ever had mine run under load. with extra fanusaully runs under 50c
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4.1 should be fine on stock volts.. I got to 4.8 by just upping the multi from my phenom 2 settings.

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