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HI
i have the same cpu and motherboard. i have tried over clocking my board and if i enter the voltage manually (1.4) it doesn't drop down when web surfing (1.38).
if you dont mind sharing what setting you used for your overclocking?

thanks for the help Bazookatooths

Keep in mind every piece of silicon is different and about 4 of us on this board have really nice chips. I'm the only 6600k that I know of so far.

I just set to 4.6ghz
Vcore: 1.275v (you may need to go to 1.3v- 1.34v)
VCCIO: 1.05v
System Agent:1.045v
LLC: High

Some people say they have gained stability turning C-states off in bios. I have not noticed a difference with skylake, as the newer boards are made to OC with them left on. I guess no one checks voltage at stock settings, because if your run it stock, the volts go up and down with USAGE, THIS IS HOW IT IS DESIGNED TO RUN, or I am completely wrong and just have a super stable OC. Now I did on my AMD bulldozer CPU which was from 2011. But overclocking
intel after tweaking AMD for so long, is like so simple.

For stability most people recommend p95, I do not, many other programs out there that will give you results without trying to fry your CPU cough *blend mode* Best is always real world
playing yoru favorite video games. I have never hard a crash or BSOD due to my OC.

I would not go above 1.4v for daily usage, maybe for short periods but tops 1.45v.
Edited by bazookatooths - 10/18/15 at 10:50am
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I'm actually stable on 1.295V at 4.6GHz so far..not bad at all
    
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So...is there a quicker way of testing stability? I have been running three tests for 14 hours each (AIDA64 FPU, AIDA64 Full, XTU). As you can see that is a VERY time consuming process and just fine tuning things alone could take days. I have found that I am stable at 1.295V and 4.6GHz, but there is still some fine tuning I could do. I would really like to try for 4.7 GHz, but it would probably take me another week or more just to fine tune everything again with the way I am testing.

Anyone have any suggestions on shortening test times?
    
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So...is there a quicker way of testing stability? I have been running three tests for 14 hours each (AIDA64 FPU, AIDA64 Full, XTU). As you can see that is a VERY time consuming process and just fine tuning things alone could take days. I have found that I am stable at 1.295V and 4.6GHz, but there is still some fine tuning I could do. I would really like to try for 4.7 GHz, but it would probably take me another week or more just to fine tune everything again with the way I am testing.

Anyone have any suggestions on shortening test times?
I use P95 for an hour. All of my one-hour proven overclocks have been stable so far for the 2 months i've had my computer, so.
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P95 - the older versions? I hear the new version is a big no no?
    
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P95 - the older versions? I hear the new version is a big no no?
The last one, 28.7

It was a little bit too hot for Haswell because the voltage regulators were integrated in the CPU. That's no loger the case with skylake so its perfectly safe, just keep an eye on your temperatures as with every benchmark,
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Alright - any specific settings for P95? If that is indeed a good test for one hour that will shorten my testing time a TON haha
    
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Alright - any specific settings for P95? If that is indeed a good test for one hour that will shorten my testing time a TON haha

"Custom", 3 min/FT or shorter and if you want to test the ram some set ram to 75% of available (or higher). So for 16GB, use 12288MB. But, p95 is not the best system-wide test. Once you have a high current stability done (p95, IBT, not x265 IMO) try ASUS realbench bench then stability for an hour.
Another is x265 (a bit tougher than x264 IMO, especially if you shoot for a correction factor >0.995) and can use lot's of ram: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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So Prime95 followed by Realbench...how long do those two take?
    
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So Prime95 followed by Realbench...how long do those two take?

Yes run some synthetics followed by real world test. I'm pretty sure you won't have any issues 1.3v seems to be the norm for 4.6ghz
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