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Is that vcore right? bigeyedsmiley.png
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I suspect it is the VTT voltage in your Asrock bios.

Once I increase that beyond auto, only my fans start working when I boot my pc, need to boot like 3 times before it actually starts up... changed it to auto again and upped my Vcore a bit more... now waiting for Prime to either crash it or prove me it's stable... I still find it weird that even with speedstep disabled, on 100% load my speed doesnt go over 2.8... while on idle it's on 3.8...

Thanks for all your help, and sorry for all my questions but I rather ask something twice then frying something inside tongue.gif
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Is that vcore right? bigeyedsmiley.png

No sir, I have tried several CPU-Z versions but cannot get the vcore to show the volts.

Any ideas welcome.
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Quote:
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Thx!
IS QPI voltage same as DRam voltage? Because I dont have a QPI option in my BIOS...

i7-920 CPU on ASRock X58 Extreme Overclocking Guide

The only difference is that your multi can go higher, but for 4.2 I used 21 x 200, with the 8 ram multi to give me a tidy 1600 MHz for my 1600MHz RAM. It isn't that important to have exactly 1600 on the RAM though. I've run 1536 for example. Anyway, maybe that thread could help.
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i7-920 CPU on ASRock X58 Extreme Overclocking Guide
The only difference is that your multi can go higher, but for 4.2 I used 21 x 200, with the 8 ram multi to give me a tidy 1600 MHz for my 1600MHz RAM. It isn't that important to have exactly 1600 on the RAM though. I've run 1536 for example. Anyway, maybe that thread could help.

Thanks! Got 3.8 stable now as far as I had the patience to keep Prime running tongue.gif raised it to 191x21 but I got a corrupted OS error then (using the bsod codes you linked me to), scannow showed no problems, running chkdsk now (and it's taking it's sweet time tongue.gif)
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Hey Overlock.net

As a new member i thought i would start off by posting my OC here: 2142352.png ..

4.0Ghz CPU
1603Mhz RAM

Uncore: AUTO
Vcore: 1.265
QPI: 1.3
CPU PLL: 1.88
DRAM: 1.65
IOH: 1.2
IOC: 1.2

20x200

Let me know what you think and what i might be able to improve on. This is my first OC to 4Ghz, its stable in Prime hitting max temps of about 75c. Im using a Corsair H50 in push/pull configuration(bad cooler i know). If you have any recommendation of a new cooler that can reach 4.2 that would be awesome.
Edited by wishe - 12/10/11 at 8:02pm
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Hey Overlock.net
As a new member i thought i would start off by posting my OC here: 2142352.png ..
4.0Ghz CPU
1603Mhz RAM
Uncore: AUTO
Vcore: 1.265
QPI: 1.3
CPU PLL: 1.88
DRAM: 1.65
IOH: 1.2
IOC: 1.2
20x200
Let me know what you think and what i might be able to improve on. This is my first OC to 4Ghz, its stable in Prime hitting max temps of about 75c. Im using a Corsair H50 in push/pull configuration(bad cooler i know). If you have any recommendation of a new cooler that can reach 4.2 that would be awesome.

72 72
Honoured to have yr first post. Welcome.

CPU PLL probably does not need to be raised.

At the bottom of your "My Profile" page (See links top of all pages) you'l see "Your Rigs". Be good if you could fill in the components so we know which hardware we're talking about. thumb.gif
Edited by alancsalt - 12/10/11 at 8:28pm
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DONE! Thanks for the warm welcomes, any cooler recommendations? These complete water kits from Corsair are not doing it for me, i need an air cooler so that i dont have to pull air into the case through the back like i do now with the H50. Appreciate any help!
post #2529 of 2861

Noctua NH-D4 is a pretty good air cooler.

 

Not very noisy either.. 

 

You can also try to reverse your fan and have it pull from inside the case and blow out the back.

 

The temp of the air will be a bit warmer inside the case, but it may not have much of an effect.

 

 

 


Edited by 10acjed - 12/12/11 at 12:19pm
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DONE! Thanks for the warm welcomes, any cooler recommendations? These complete water kits from Corsair are not doing it for me, i need an air cooler so that i dont have to pull air into the case through the back like i do now with the H50. Appreciate any help!

I was able to run 4.2GHz with a H50 blowing air out of a CM690 case. I had a 120mm fan occupying the top three 5.25" drive slots helping with blow through. The H50 has a fussy mounting mechanism too, often requiring a few reseats before getting it right. All ring indents and protrusions matching, and then screws done up evenly makes a difference. There's a big H50/H70 thread here somewhere, with most of the good advice on the first page.

Considering there isn't a big difference between the H50/H70 and the top air coolers you might want to consider an XSPC Rasa RX kit which would give a noticeable temperature reduction.
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