Originally Posted by Mr.Eiht
Like a Boss!
As I wrote: I am not brave enough or rather I would have no benefit from that clock since I dont render stuff atm.
^This. I love mine and it was/is a brave OC`er.
Even the most pathetic settings were bootable. And AI suit...comon. no one really takes that serious BUT
one time it saved me when my VRMs were overheating.
...at least some of the latest batch of 3970X can run at 5Ghz in the high 1.3v range all day long
(and faster than that if the 'bench-fever' sets in, per below
) ...IMO, it comes down also to strong cooling (per spoiler, big water-loop).
...certainly don't want to come across like a staunch defender of AI SUite
given the battles
I had with that one, but given digital mobo controls, AISuite IS Bios of sorts (unfortunately also a win app which can complicate things
I use AISuite on all my machines in conjunction with
regular BIOS base settings on a daily basis...to be fair, each machine has at least 4 separate boot drives (productivity work + play; server host SQL Enterprise, bench etc) and AISuite is just the ticket to pick a given profile on top of the base BIOS settings...so it's not either BIOS or AISuite, but 'and'...Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)