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Originally Posted by Arizonian View Post
Thanks for that info. +1 rep for responding and taking the time to assist my question.

I'm going to leave it at the 1.30v default in my BIOS it came with. I thought I may have been a tad under volted. My CPU temps are normalish hovering around 40C-44C with my Coolermaster V6GT air/sink on it atm.
Your not going to hurt anything by giving it a bump or two. You should be safe up to about 1.40v with your cooler.
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Has your 12GB of ram got sufficient qpi/vtt? No 124 Bluescreens? Post problems like that remind me of vtt probs with x48-dq6 and ddr2...

I have all sleep/hibernate modes turned off as I believe they don't always function well with an overclock...
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Great job.

Let us know if you want to take it higher and we can help with your settings.
Ok I need to reoverclock my cpu because I screwed up my mobo pins and had to buy a new one. The thing is I changed to the gigabyte X58A-UD5 and am having to relearn the BIOS, so I was wondering if anyone had some settings I could have a starting point with my new attempts I want to get up to 4.2ghz but yeah 1 thing at a time
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If you just want something stable, reliable and trouble free then my thinking would be 4GHz:



Rather than use the ram timings above, look up the recommended settings for your Mushkin and use those, or enter the figures that show in your bios to the left of each auto setting that has been replaced above. Given that you have 12GB of ram you will probably need higher QPI/VTT than shown in the example above.

Some experimentation may be in order as no two mobos or cpus are perfectly identical. There's a school of thought that odd number multis are better so 21 x 190 may work better. (The ram does not have to be on a perfectly even number. The difference between 1520 and 1600 is hardly detectable.)



there, the windbag answer....





yep.. apparently i had to learn this firsthand.. PC got stuck at C1 in the debug LED, i rebooted and went straight to bios. reverted everything to default..

any thoughts?
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c1 is memory detection on the x58a-oc - so i'm thinking the 12GB is the hurdle. Like 10ACJED said qpi/vtt will be the one - maybe 1.43 or 1.45v? I've seen forums that suggest even more for that much ram.

What volts did you try with?
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i used 1.335V.. im too scared to try again.. hahahah...
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http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2049436

Update with my overclock if you want to get my batch number its already on the first page got to 4ghz
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http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2049436

Update with my overclock if you want to get my batch number its already on the first page got to 4ghz
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Hey Alan can you fix the hyper link for my cpuz validation. It seems that the linke doesnt like the http:// part of it. But works completely fine if you take that part off the link.
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Hey Alan can you fix the hyper link for my cpuz validation. It seems that the linke doesnt like the http:// part of it. But works completely fine if you take that part off the link.
Fixed...I had two http prefixes.........

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Got my new cpu cooler. crosair h80.
so i can now learn to overclock my cpu.
quick question, what torture test should i run on prime95; Small FFTs, Large FFTs , BLend. and for how long?
also what temps should i be looking to stay under?
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