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thx rx7racer
if you hadn't incouraged then i wouldn't have increased the voltage upto 1.455..although it started showing in RED but im still goin but now i do need to ask again as i haven't changed anything only multiplier to 45 and increasing with 0.25 volts but still not able to log in.
i started from 1.310 at which 44 was stable..how far should i go?and i really think u guys just have a look at my settings once.are they correct..do i need to change anything.?

 

It's programmed to change colors at specific voltages to scare off novices so they don't break anything. ;) Seriously, it's a deterrent and nothing more. When you know what you're doing or have people helping you who know what they're doing, you can do these things with no problem.

 

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thx to you man...i never knew that cleaning could made so much difference.only thermal paste can't decrease 20c temp .it was all dusty but i just keep ignoring it.redface.gif

 

Yeah, I know how that goes. I hadn't cleaned mine since I built it in 2011. lol

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hello guys

as suggest by many of you guys i been finally manage to clean my system thoroughly and lot of dust been removed and indeed applied noctua nh h1.so i have same settings as shown in pics but i just changed multiplier and cpu manual voltage.
so here how it has been so far.
with 43 multiplier and cpu manual voltage=1. 280
i ran prime95 for almost 30 mins of small FFTs and then Blend test for another 30 mins.temps were stable ranging from 60c to 65c.if u guys remember with same settings cpu temp reaches above 80c within 5-10 mins.
so i increase multiplier to 44 and cpu manual voltage =1. 300 and after 15 mins of prime95 ,its bsod.
then with this setting 44x and voltage=1. 310 ,prime95 ran for 30 mins without bsod with max temp around 65.
now i with 45multiplier and -voltage1. 345 won't pass window logo
so i increased voltage to 1. 375 won't pass logo again.
so here im seeking your advice again.
I novice in OCing so not sure how much i should increase or should i try with offset settings.
thx in advance.


If you are on air I do not recommend in going above 1.365v. Maybe this chip is meant to stay in 4400mhz (some chips after certain clocks require substantial amounts of voltage to reach the next multiplier stable)
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I have air cooling and my CPU sits at about 1.408 to 1.424V according to CPU-Z.

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When you know what you're doing or have people helping you who know what they're doing, you can do these things with no problem.

yeah i know you guys are helping me and that is why i kept goin even with voltage number are in RED.
but still i ask how far i should keep on goin?
when i should be alarmed.?how would i know even i made the mistake or not.?since its my first time so just being careful i guess.
AND have u plz checked my settings one more time? so i don't have any doubts.
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Honestly cleaning is pretty easy, first get it out of the house (you don't want that dust in your home), the carefully vacuum it out as best as possible, then spray it all down with compressed air until everything seems to be gone. Do this once every half year or so.
Works fine for me.
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yeah i know you guys are helping me and that is why i kept goin even with voltage number are in RED.
but still i ask how far i should keep on goin?
when i should be alarmed.?how would i know even i made the mistake or not.?since its my first time so just being careful i guess.
AND have u plz checked my settings one more time? so i don't have any doubts.


Your setting from a few pages back look ok overall, didn't see anything poking out. With Sandy Bridge OC'ing has never been easier. Change multi, up vcore, adjust PLL maybe a tidbit and set ram to proper profile and timings.

That's it, keep within specs and all will roll nicely.

So as far as how far to go voltage wise, 1.52 is tops, unless you have a great cooler don't go near that. If you can't get 4.5-4.6Ghz booting with 1.46-1.475 vcore I'd stop, the heat won't be worth the extra MHz in my opinion.

That's about the only balancing act you need to do with Sandy Bridge, Intel really took the tweaking out of oc'ing for the most part, no more days of a billion setting in a DFi mb and what not.
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i tried with manual settings and reached till 1.475vcore and couldn't even login...always stuck at win logo..so as you suggested i stopped.

before doin OCing i been searching many forums and i noted some settings on google keep
so just messing around with these settings i am able to log into windows...but system freezes after few seconds.
Now i'm also not sure how much safe it is in offset mode..since now i tried till 0.230vcore and its already RED. i am able to login with these settings but should i keep on increasing vcore until i am able to run prime test or this vcore is already to high.







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First, stop using Offset Mode. Switch to Manual Mode. That's the best thing to do. The reason it's red is, ASUS programmed the UEFI BIOS to turn it red at a specific point. That's all it is.

 

After switching to Manual Mode, you should then enter 1.35V into the voltage area and then go from there. Experiment, experiment, experiment. That's all you have to do.

 

Also, set CPU Current Capability to 140%. That should be done when overclocking.

 

Why is your memory set to "Auto"? Shouldn't it be set to DDR3-2133?

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He can just set it to XMP AFTER he dials in his final overclock. The tight timings were hurting him at first. Dont forget, sandy bridge was a 1333 imc, anything over that was an overclock.
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Only thing I see that I ran typically on my MIVE is PLL overvoltage and I usually recommend a less aggressive setting for phase and duty control. Also agree with Two_Cables, increase your cpu current capability. I can't say I ever use a offset for vcore either, always tried to control it with straight vcore and a percent if under load vcore was dropping too much for the offset.

PS: I did toy around with using higher freq. for vrm's, I found my MIVE liked 375 and 425, dabble at your own risk.

So yeah, just experiment around. Good Luck, keep us posted thumb.gif
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