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Hey folks, I'm wondering about overclocking with MSi's OC Genie. I'm a beginning overclocker (I've never done any overclocking actually) but on my new build, I'm overclocking my 3930k to 4.5GHz and make sure it is stable/runs well. Now from what I've researched about overclocking your processor, it's more or less just adjusting the core voltage and the Multiplier. I currently have it running at 4.5GHz (no OS, just using their BIOS), but all I did was change the Multiplier to 45x, but not the voltage; but I cannot find any option to change the voltage a bit higher (1.35v or something). Does OC Genie automatically change the voltage for you? Is there an option somewhere to change the voltage? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
Pips

*Edit*
I'm also wondering, what are the expected (or just a good geuss) temperatures for a 3930k to be running at with an H100i @4.5GHz? It's currently running at 44 Degrees (Celsius) in the BIOS.
kthxbai
Edited by GamerPips - 7/4/13 at 12:28pm
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Hey folks, I'm wondering about overclocking with MSi's OC Genie. I'm a beginning overclocker (I've never done any overclocking actually) but on my new build, I'm overclocking my 3930k to 4.5GHz and make sure it is stable/runs well. Now from what I've researched about overclocking your processor, it's more or less just adjusting the core voltage and the Multiplier. I currently have it running at 4.5GHz (no OS, just using their BIOS), but all I did was change the Multiplier to 45x, but not the voltage; but I cannot find any option to change the voltage a bit higher (1.35v or something). Does OC Genie automatically change the voltage for you? Is there an option somewhere to change the voltage? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
Pips

OC genie will automatically adjust the voltage, but it will usually give the cpu higher voltage than it needs, with higher temps as well.
There should be an option to change the vcore in the bios, what board are you using?
    
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OC genie will automatically adjust the voltage, but it will usually give the cpu higher voltage than it needs, with higher temps as well.
There should be an option to change the vcore in the bios, what board are you using?
I'm using the MSi Big Bang x-power II.
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