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Hi Guys,

I am new to overclocking and I have read many post here and checked couple of videos on youtube for help.

It looks like overclocking depends on what CPU, Motherboard and Cooler you have to keep every thing stable.

I have overclocked my Fx 4100 to 4.4GHz at 1.45 Voltage and i have stress tested it for about 1hr no crashed so far using Prime 95 but HW Monitor is giving me CPU temp reading of 62c and it does not go any higher than this. I have used multiplier to overclock and some manual voltages for Vcore, ram etc. Is that temp normal or I need to reduce or increase the voltage?

I am currently at work but will post pics of CPU-z, Vcore temp and HWmonitor once i get home to get proper help.

Please let me know if any thing else is needed for you to advise me to achieve this.

My specs are in my sig and I have 4*4 (16gb) Ram and Radeon 6850 graphics card. Is it possible to overclock this also?

Update: These are my current BIOS settings for 4.4GHZ overclock. CPU temp is 62c with these settings .

Please See the BIOS pics of my overclock.

Can I overclock my system better.








Edited by ronaldo9_r9 - 1/24/14 at 4:49pm
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[URL=http:// http://www.overclock.net/t/1348623/amd-bulldozer-and-piledriver-overclocking-guide-asus-motherboard This is a very good place to start biggrin.gif
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well your chip is douing as well as myne so dont fell to bad about it

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[URL=http:// http://www.overclock.net/t/1348623/amd-bulldozer-and-piledriver-overclocking-guide-asus-motherboard This is a very good place to start biggrin.gif

Yeah its very good guide i have read this before. I am trying to overclock this using my motherboard, cooler and processor i have. I am not if i can follow that guide completely. Some of the setting looks similar. In that guide it looks like bus method was used to overclock. Its a great guide i must say. Which method of overclocking is better cpu ratio or the method used in that guide. How do i achieve max and stable overclock for my cpu and motherboard?

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Using both is a fun way to learn the potential of your chip as each chip can yield different results with the bus and or multiplier alone. (Example) 4.5 Ghz try like 225 on the bus with like 20 on the cpu multi and 1.35 on vcore "Load line calibration on Auto" and mem @ or near stock. And feel free to post some results thumb.gif
Edited by gridlock33 - 1/16/14 at 9:42am
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Consider I have an FX-6100 an M5A97 and the most I've gotten so far is 4.3ghz on under water, 4.4ghz seems pretty good tongue.gif
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Fellow overclockers,

I have updated the pics of my current overclock to 4.4ghz with pic of my motherboard.

@gridlock33. Do I choose default settings and start changing value you have suggested. Basically I am asking should I start over or can apply your settings on current settings i am running.
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Consider I have an FX-6100 an M5A97 and the most I've gotten so far is 4.3ghz on under water, 4.4ghz seems pretty good tongue.gif

Ah nice. I don't understand how I can overclock to 4.4ghz where you cannot on better CPU.
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Using both is a fun way to learn the potential of your chip as each chip can yield different results with the bus and or multiplier alone. (Example) 4.5 Ghz try like 225 on the bus with like 20 on the cpu multi and 1.35 on vcore "Load line calibration on Auto" and mem @ or near stock. And feel free to post some results thumb.gif

I have updated the bus 225 and cpu multi to 20 to achieve 4.4ghz, Load line calibration is auto. memory i slightly over stock values. Is this correct?

updated: I kept all other settings the same as picture in first post and changed what you asked me. Running prime crashed pc within 3 sec. Shall i start from default?
Edited by ronaldo9_r9 - 1/16/14 at 3:28pm
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Well after raising the voltage a bit more (seems my die needs a lot of voltage), I achieved 4.4ghz with more voltage. going to try moar! smile.gif

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