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Just got the processor. Set the multiplyer to 5.0 ghz adn set the load line calibration to extreme. The system booted into windows but then instantly froze. I tried to set a manual voltage of 1.5 but the system wouldnt even boot into bios so I had to revert back to original settings. I havent touched anything else.

Heres My system.

M5A99X Evo R2.0
1866 Gskill 8gb single stick. 10,11,10,30
FX 8350 Processor
800W continuous power suply

Please help me with what ever settings might get this thing overclocked. I used asus auto tuning and then the restart wouldnt go past the windows logo screen so I went into bios default the settings and then let auto tunning do its thing. It went to 4.4ghz and crashed then restarted and still failed to get past the windows screen.
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As always, you never know if you will win the silicon lottery. That being said, the 8350 is supposed to be binned higher and I havnt run across one personally that wouldnt do at least 4.8. I do not use the software to overclock. I would start out in your bios, disable any power savings stuff like cool and quiet and then start increasing your multiplier doing stability tests if you make it into windows. Find how far you can go on just the multiplier before increasing the voltage. Then do the same with voltage. There are several ways to do this but thats what i use on the FX cpus that works for me. I never let the LLC handle it because it has a bad habit of being to aggressive IMO.
   
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I bought it used off ebay for $160 after shipping . Probably just a bad chip frown.gif I asked the guy if he was selling it because it was a lower bin and doesnt overclock well. He told me he never tried to OC. Ya right


Oh well I sold My old 1055t processor for 100 bucks and I only payed 70. So Technically I bought this thing for like $30. Isnt that a knee slapper.

The good thing is that it runs My 5850's at 100% in crossfire were as the 1055t at 3.5ghz ( max it would go) was running both cards at 50% giving me worse performance then a single.
Edited by Fierce legend - 8/12/13 at 12:18pm
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I bought it used off ebay for $160 after shipping . Probably just a bad chip frown.gif I asked the guy if he was selling it because it was a lower bin and doesnt overclock well. He told me he never tried to OC. Ya right


Oh well I sold My old 1055t processor for 100 bucks and I only payed 70. So Technically I bought this thing for like $30. Isnt that a knee slapper.

The good thing is that it runs My 5850's at 100% in crossfire were as the 1055t at 3.5ghz ( max it would go) was running both cards at 50% giving me worse performance then a single.

Your giving up wayyyyyy to easy. Chances are you just have some work to do. Even at the factory clock, thats a great deal too.
   
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meh I give up until I get a better cooling solution.
Edited by Fierce legend - 8/13/13 at 11:46pm
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Im sending out My Asus M5A99X R2.0 Motherboard to Asus as an RMA. I was wondering why both My 1055t wich overclocked to 4.0ghz wouldnt even goto 3.5 stable on this board. So I upgraded to the 8350 and tried messing with settings. No matter how small the change the system just becomes unstable.

To prove this fact I set everything to default in the system and only changed to manual vcore on stock voltage settings for the CPU. I then ran prime and the computer froze instantly. But if I set that single setting back to automatic the system runs perfectly stable.

I had way better stability and messing with settings on My MSI 790xt G45. I had a 555 unlocked to a triple core and overclocked to 4.0ghz running nice and cool and would run prime for hours. The board I have no should be performing much better but I cant even change anything without crashing.

I hope that its just a motherboard issue because I swear it cant be My Stupidity
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