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Hi! I'm new to the whole overclocking, and im wondering what the best way to get a stable 4.7ghz for the 5960x is. I tried 1.30V and got a bsod. Then 1.35, same thing. Then I tried 1.28V, same thing. Any advice on how to get a stable overclock? My specs are: AMD Radeon R9 295X2, Intel i7 5960x (Engineering Sample), Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 1000W, 32GB DDR4, ASUS X99 USB 3.1 Motherboard.
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If you had a BSOD at 1.35v you would have definitely gotten a BSOD at 1.28v.

Check a guide out here on OCN. You might even get lucky with a guide that not only has your CPU but also your mobo. There is no magic bullet. Each CPU is different. Find out all you can about the platform first before you start to overclock.

Some people get lucky with only having to deal with vcore and the multiplier and others will have to tweak other settings on the mobo.
 
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More voltage and lower temps
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You need a really good 5960x for 4.7 ghz
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Should I try to go past 1.4V?
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Should I try to go past 1.4V?
If you feel lucky... Or just get the Intel tuning plan to ensure a replacement if you fry it. Also covers degredation I believe. I've never used the insurance but purchase it just in case. There is no guarantee you'll be able to get it stable with more volts, but you can try. Just usually need better cooling with more heat.


*Edit* just saw you have an ES.... No ITP for you. Then it's just down to whether or not that extra is worth the risk you you personally.

BTW what is you best OC speed/temp/volts?
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Just an update, I continued to increase the voltage all the way up to 1.55v and still got a bsod. I couldn't go past 1.55v as I got a "voltage error" so I guess my psu can't handle it. So 4.7ghz is out of the picture. Then I tried 4.6ghz, and it ran fine until the temperature increased to 90 degrees and got a blue screen. So I tried 4.5ghz and 3 hours in, no blue screen. So my question now is 4.7ghz really worth it from 4.5ghz?
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Just an update, I continued to increase the voltage all the way up to 1.55v and still got a bsod. I couldn't go past 1.55v as I got a "voltage error" so I guess my psu can't handle it. So 4.7ghz is out of the picture. Then I tried 4.6ghz, and it ran fine until the temperature increased to 90 degrees and got a blue screen. So I tried 4.5ghz and 3 hours in, no blue screen. So my question now is 4.7ghz really worth it from 4.5ghz?

Worth it how? Worth frying your CPU for some arbitrary target? Not for me. The way most people approach it is to get the best overclock they can without having to resort to excessive voltage, usually 1.3v vcore is a decent voltage that won't generate too much heat. If your particular CPU will only do 4.3GHz on 1.3v, than that's what you get. If it'll do 4.5GHz, then all the better, but just throwing more voltage at it won't guarantee a better OC - just guarantee more heat.
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Just an update, I continued to increase the voltage all the way up to 1.55v and still got a bsod. I couldn't go past 1.55v as I got a "voltage error" so I guess my psu can't handle it. So 4.7ghz is out of the picture. Then I tried 4.6ghz, and it ran fine until the temperature increased to 90 degrees and got a blue screen. So I tried 4.5ghz and 3 hours in, no blue screen. So my question now is 4.7ghz really worth it from 4.5ghz?

Your PSU is fine, it is likely your motherboard's power delivery screaming at you. You probably have a power limit or overvoltage protection set in the BIOS somewhere. Why are you throwing 1.55v at a 5690x anyway? Are you trying to kill it?
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Your PSU is fine, it is likely your motherboard's power delivery screaming at you. You probably have a power limit or overvoltage protection set in the BIOS somewhere. Why are you throwing 1.55v at a 5690x anyway? Are you trying to kill it?
Yeah, there is no way that i'm doing 1.55v for 4.7ghz, my cooler won't be able to handle it anyway. So I got a what seems to be stable 4.5ghz at 1.421v.
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