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I am currently at 4.5ghz with 1.200 in the bios. What tweaks do you guys do in the BIOS? LLC? or do you not use the LLC? Any other things you guys do? or just set a manual voltage and ram frequency and timings?
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Set RAM to XMP Profile and leave LLC to auto smile.gif
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post

Set RAM to XMP Profile and leave LLC to auto smile.gif


What about voltage? And all other settings i have done here






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What about cstates?
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For the LLC, I always just adjust it so I get the least voltage change in CPU-Z while running Intelburntest. Asus digi+ boards are very tight once you find the best setting. I'm at less than -+ .006 volts now.

Voltage looks good at 1.2 if stable, mine takes 1.232 with my RAM.

Allot of other settings can be left on auto unless your having issues related to the cstates.
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For the LLC, I always just adjust it so I get the least voltage change in CPU-Z while running Intelburntest. Asus digi+ boards are very tight once you find the best setting. I'm at less than -+ .006 volts now.

Voltage looks good at 1.2 if stable, mine takes 1.232 with my RAM.

Allot of other settings can be left on auto unless your having issues related to the cstates.


i set it to xmp profile. With voltage set manual to 1.200 i could probably go less i am stable at 1.195 or even1.190. Set ram timings and voltage and frequency. What else do you recommend? I removed all the settings i mentioned above. I am not sure about LLC, currently its set to Auto. All c states are set to auto
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For the LLC I like to open cPU-z then check it compared to the voltage set in BIOS (1.200 in your case).

Try running something like IntelBurnTest and if the voltage drops to something like 1.900 under stress you need to bump it up a notch and try again. If you bump it up too far it will start going to something like 1.3v then you need to bump it down a notch.

Once you find the best medium between voltage drop / increase you will have it set correctly.

This is just how I do it, which I think is the easiest.
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Just set LLC to max to not have too toasty idle voltage. thumb.gif
     
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