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post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Hello!

So, I've decided to come here, since I am fed up with the un-trustworthy feedback I am getting from TomsHardware...

Question: Does anyone know why I am unable to overclock with my multiplier?

Info: I have a gaming overclock at 5.0Ghz done PURELY with the FSB.

If I even increase the multiplier by .5 (with the FSB at stock) then I lag really bad and BSOD or freeze in a few seconds.

Do I Have a bad processor?
Or is this normal?

Thanks a bunch,
Alamist
post #2 of 8
Specs would help....what motherboard?
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post #3 of 8
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Hey!

Sorry about that... I don't know how I forgot... I always post my specs.

AMD FX-8350 @ 5.0Ghz + H100i
ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
Corsair Vengeance 8x2 @ 1600Mhz
Corsiar 750M PSU
EVGA GTX 670 FTW
post #4 of 8
I mean thats pretty good with that chip using only the fsb. What kind of vcore are you trying to run? What's you other voltages at?
post #5 of 8
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The 5.0Ghz is stable at 1.49-1.5V
Dram is at 1.65V

All other voltages are at auto.
post #6 of 8
So your saying you could do 5ghz through fsb but not through multi?
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post #7 of 8
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I'm saying any adjustments to the multiplier instantly causes a crash.
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Hmm, well then a sabertooth owner is gonna have to help you out.
I have no experience with that board except for buying one for troubleshooting and then returning it.
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