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Yea, I had my Vcore set to manual. It hit 88c at 1.240v, though, it had read as high as 1.268v under CPU-Z. The 1.240v was what I had it set at in bios.

Do you have Corsair Link installed and running on max fan speeds in test?

It's definitely worth trying the washers mod.
post #1792 of 2766
Yea, Corsair link, set to max.

I think it was the fact that though I had it set for 1.240v, it was really kicking out 1.268v.

I'm going to mess with it some more, and see how it works out. Right now, I'm doing a basic AIDA64 stress test at lower voltage. I want to see how long it runs before crashing.

The washers do sound like a good idea, I had read about a few others doing the same thing. I have to admit, I was caught off guard by how loose it was before installing the pump.
     
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Yea, Corsair link, set to max.

I think it was the fact that though I had it set for 1.240v, it was really kicking out 1.268v.

I'm going to mess with it some more, and see how it works out. Right now, I'm doing a basic AIDA64 stress test at lower voltage. I want to see how long it runs before crashing.

The washers do sound like a good idea, I had read about a few others doing the same thing. I have to admit, I was caught off guard by how loose it was before installing the pump.

I don't think its entirely based on the backplate being loose. I think that there is not enough clearance in the backside that when the pump is tightened down, the backplate is not perfectly flat on the mobo (if you look at it from behind there is a metal square in the CPUarea that should not stick on the backplate ideally to keep it flat), therefore the pressure of the pump on the IHS is not equalized and will lead to higher temps.
post #1794 of 2766
what is the best firmware version to overclock the CPU? some say the older 711 and 804 are the most stable. is there any truth to this? i'm currently on 1302 and thinking of going back to 711.
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Does anyone have the same problem? these values are at load too. It only happens when overclocking although works fine on stock.
post #1796 of 2766
Hey, wanted to mention I've manged to get the hang of OC'ing this 4770k. Right now, I'm keeping it lite, mult 42, cache ratio 39 @ 1.200v seems to work great. I'm Aida64 stable, and, all of my benchmarks have gone up.

I haven't tried much more since figuring out the cache ratio and avoiding prime95. I'm thinking of even tightening up my cache ratio, or trying for a higher clock.

Really am loving this CPU / mobo. It blows my old FX 8320 out of the water, and was well worth the cost of the upgrade (Finally taking proper advantage of this 780). Happy I went with a Asus mobo also, since OC'ing seems to be a joy with it. (Direct to bios ftw)

2nd best upgrade yet (best being a $23 fan controller =)
     
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Anyone going to 0804 to increase overclock stability at a given voltage? I am considering it, even though some folks say don't change bios version unless you are having issues. Well, my issue is my overclock:D
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Anyone going to 0804 to increase overclock stability at a given voltage? I am considering it, even though some folks say don't change bios version unless you are having issues. Well, my issue is my overclock:D
i had been updating the firmware as soon as a new one came out. but as i read on ROG forums that FW 711 or 804 are the best for overclocking, i went back to 711.

previously, i needed 1.275V @4.3GHz for Prime95 27.9. raised the clock to 4.4GHz at the same Vcore and i'm now into 2.5hrs of Prime95!!! too soon to say if it is completely stable, but it seems much better than the newer versions.
post #1799 of 2766
Hey, I've got a modest OC on my 4770k / hero mobo.

I noticed a issue, and I'm assuming it has to do with me putting my system into sleep.

Basically, I noticed that instead of maxing at 4.2, it was just doing the normal turbo of 3.9. Now, this isn't happening after a restart, it's back to oc'ing to 4.2. Like I mentioned, I assume it's a issue with sleeping.

Has anyone else noticed this? Is there a way around it? I'm currently on the latest bios.

Thank.
     
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