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Can't get past 4.6ghz on 2600k

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To even get to 4.6ghz, I have had to use such aggressive options in the UEFI.






I've had this setup for about a year, and just ran it at 4.4ghz, and it does fine. I just want to push it a bit higher for tribes ascend.

There's a cpu pll voltage option but the max it lets me set it to is +.10 nothing high
I have a p8z77-m pro motherboard from asus

I had an asrock p67 extreme4 board before this and had the same issue. None of the presets in that motherboard got me higher than 4.6ghz either.

I should mention at 4.7ghz it lasts for 2seconds in prime95, at 4.8ghz it can't boot into Windows.
post #2 of 11
cpu cooler?
    
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Originally Posted by Vlasov_581 View Post

cpu cooler?
Hyper 212+
It gets to 96c on p95 for a while at 4.6ghz and I will change the cooler if I can at least boot at 4.8ghz. (I realize that's far too hot)
post #4 of 11
Honestly, your chip just may not be up for the task...

mine sits happily at 4.6 with voltage reaching 1.4 at full load. However, beyond that it requires way more voltage to remain stable.

In fact, in order to get to 5ghz I have to disable hyperthreading and run 1.55 voltage.

with hyperthreading it needs about 1.52 for 4.8ghz.
Edited by DBEAU - 6/5/13 at 9:06am
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1.52 eh?
I'll try that

I mean I won't use that for long, it'll melt my computer.


EDIT: oh wow it worked, thanks.
I didn't think cpu voltage was the problem because I didn't see anybody needing such high volts.
Edited by jigglywiggly - 6/5/13 at 10:44am
post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by jigglywiggly View Post

1.52 eh?
I'll try that

I mean I won't use that for long, it'll melt my computer.


EDIT: oh wow it worked, thanks.
I didn't think cpu voltage was the problem because I didn't see anybody needing such high volts.

Heh, when all else fails add moar volts biggrin.gif (kinda serious)

Heck, like i said i needed about 1.55 for 5ghz without HT and I ran that for a couple weeks and it didn't kill it so...

Keep in mind i have a pretty substantial liquid cooling set up to keep temps under control. If you're hitting 96°c @ 4.6ghz/1.44v you're probably going to hit the ceiling with 4.8/1.52.
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post #7 of 11
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Yeah 1.52 at 4.8ghz is working.
It's really like 1.53 since I have load line calibration set to extreme now.

It starts underclocking at 100% load, which is fine by me. I just want a higher fps during tribes ascend and it doesn't get very hot in there.

I'll pickup a h80i later or something. Will be a bit hard to fit since I'm using a microatx case. (NZXT vulcan)
post #8 of 11
What's your temps like at 100% and while gaming?
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post #9 of 11
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100% load is 98c, but it would go over easily if it didn't underclock.

Gaming is in the 80s.
post #10 of 11
Just a sugestion its hard to find a clock to be stable with high temps.especially since its.already throttling when trying to make it stable upgrade cooling and try again
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