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post #251 of 7918
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Yeah that's pretty weird since I'm getting a much difference experience while playing Thief. Then again I'm playing @ 1920x1080p and I have already compared my X5660 @ stock vs overclock settings.

Edit:

Set your MB to default settings. Try these settings. Anything I don't include, just leave it set to Auto. Disable anything extra you won't need on your board. This includes USB 3.0 and other chipsets you won't be using [RAID controllers etc.]

2. > Advanced Frequency Settings
CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E) = Disabled
C3/C6/C7 State Support = Disabled

QPI Clock Ratio = x36
QPI Link Speed = 7.20 G\Ts
Uncore Clock Ratio = x18
Uncore Frequency = 3200Mhz

>>>>> Advanced Clock Control
Memory Frequency = 1600Mhz
PCI Express Frequency = 101Mhz
Profile DDR Voltage = 1.50V
Profile QPI Voltage = 1.32V

> Channel A, B, & C Timing Settings
>>>>> Channel A, B, & C Standard Timing Control
Cas Latency Time.= Auto
tRCD = Auto
tRP = Auto
tRAS = Auto
tRC = Auto

>>> CPU
Load Line Calibration = Auto
CPU Vcore = 1.33 [1.3125v -1.3375v]
QPI/VTT Voltage = 1.32V
CPU PLL = 1.80v

If there's anything I forgot please let me know. Try those settings and see if you can POST and boot to WIndows.

Just got up, I need raid since my ssds are raid 0.

Will reset to stock to with these settings now take it now x23 multi.
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You may need to install a Modded Raid Rom into your bios since x58 doesn't pass the trim command to a Raid 0 array by default.
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You may need to install a Modded Raid Rom into your bios since x58 doesn't pass the trim command to a Raid 0 array by default.

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Thank you i've been on and off of this site for years.

The reason I joined is i'm currently on a 58x setup still.

However i've already made the move from 920 d0 to 970.

Curious to see how guys are doing with the Xeon's i've been following this on the anandtech forum also.
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My 930 right now benches better in games but I think I bottlenecked my Xeon so everyone is helping me. How do I check trim I molded my board last year and don't know if I did it then
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What kind of clocks were you able to achieve? The 970 was what the 3930k is today so it was quite popular for a time
    
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i'm currently at 200x21 and 4.2Ghz at 1.28vcore

DDR3 1600 7-8-7-20 1T

And to be honest that is already a 1Ghz overclock from stock speed and i'm happy to leave it there.

I can hit higher clock speeds but I don't want to be putting 1.4v into my chip.

And to my original post I've modded my bios to pass the trim command to my Raid 0 array that's why I know he will need it.
Edited by Lionvibez - 3/4/14 at 12:59pm
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Not bad, back then 4.0Ghz was the defacto frequency. With that amount of vcore you can likely achieve higher clocks.

Of course not everyone is looking to push the limit
    
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i'm currently at 200x21 and 4.2Ghz at 1.28vcore

DDR3 1600 7-8-7-20 1T

And to be honest that is already a 1Ghz overclock from stock speed and i'm happy to leave it there.

I can hit higher clock speeds but I don't want to be putting 1.4v into my chip.

And to my original post I've modded my bios to pass the trim command to my Raid 0 array that's why I know he will need it.

Where is the 1T and 2T in the gigabyte bios.

Also what mod did you use for trim? I just booted up my system bringing to stock

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post #260 of 7918
Agreed.

My original built date for this system is from oct 2009.

I'm waiting to see how Haswell E will do (6core or 8core) and the pricing on DDR4 memory and will make the jump.

This box will be retired to server duty or a VM machine.

Thus Far x58 has been an outstanding performer and lasted longer than any of my machines so far, and I still laugh when my friend was trying to get me to save money to build a AMD system back in 2009 and I said no i'm going intel this round. And almost 5 years later my machine still runs everything great while his AMD system he built at the time struggles now.
Edited by Lionvibez - 3/5/14 at 6:59am
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