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Hello lads.

I got myself a fancy 1055t that I've been using for years @ 3.793ghz (271 x 14.00x, 1.45v). Just yesterday I was playing a huge Civ game, and I was suprised at the slow performance I was getting; turns out that it has been running at default settings for about a year when I got some new RAM :O

However, I CANNOT reach 4ghz. I tried everything; increasing the CPU voltage all the way up to 1.525v. The only voltages that I changed are the CPU voltage and DRAM (1.45v and 1.5V respective). Everything else is on default (I know, I'm a filthy casual frown.gif)

Also, Core temp reports 62 C at full load. Should I um........ turn it down? ph34r-smiley.gif
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post #2 of 10
Have you adjusted any northbridge voltage at all?
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Have you adjusted any northbridge voltage at all?


No, it's on auto
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No, it's on auto

yeah you're gonna wanna take it higher, like 2600mhz higher for the northbridge.

this guy kinda explains it

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/266259-29-overclocking-1055t#3643260
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Tried increasing the CPU-NB frequency to ~3600mhz, voltage up to 1.3v. Still crashed on launch.




These are settings that I had the last time I did a 12h stress test with no errors


EDIT: Should I just set CPU-NB Frequency to 3600 and call it a day?.
Edited by Zackcy - 1/28/16 at 3:18pm
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I'd say you need better cooling to hit 4 ghz with an X6 .
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I'd say you need better cooling to hit 4 ghz with an X6 .
Yeah i forgot to ask, what are you using to cool and do you have any vrm cooling?
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Yeah i forgot to ask, what are you using to cool and do you have any vrm cooling?


I actually have a Hyper 212, but only 2 of the screws could go in. I mean, it's pretty flush on my CPU but I can physically rotate it.


32 C idle, 58 load.
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Originally Posted by Zackcy View Post

I actually have a Hyper 212, but only 2 of the screws could go in. I mean, it's pretty flush on my CPU but I can physically rotate it.


32 C idle, 58 load.

Good temps all things considered. I would still find a way to get this 2 screw's fastened. And regarding the rotating yeah that's an unfortunate feature of the 212.

See if you can get small fan to blow directly on the vrm area.
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Good temps all things considered. I would still find a way to get this 2 screw's fastened. And regarding the rotating yeah that's an unfortunate feature of the 212.

See if you can get small fan to blow directly on the vrm area.

It's going south--> North to a 200mm exhaust fan @ the top, and a smaller exhaust at the back. Plus it doesn't look so bad!






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