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post #41 of 64
oh and you have 1333 ram is that set too high for your bckl? a bckl of 200 is 1600 ram, this causing it also,
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Sorry you are getting rude replies.

With my i7 950, I can get to 4.2ghz on only 1.28 volts so you should definitely be able to break 4ghz on your chip, at around the same voltage. As others have mentioned, you will need to tweak things a bit more to run lower voltage. There were a number of settings aside from the multis, vcore, and bclk that I had to adjust to get mine there so you can expect to have to do the same. Also, I never even bothered with the stock cooler... Even at 1.28 volts and 4.2ghz, the stock cooler really just isn't adequate.

Can you fill out your system specs profile so we can better assist you?
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Originally Posted by Vikings28 View Post
your right, im just losing patience cause of ppl trolling me.

room temp would be 20-30c
fan setup is really non-existent apart from the DBX-B or wateva that comes with 980x and crap system fan (again i realise i need more cooling im not disputing that i just want to know a few other things)
dont know case model but its average 'cooler master' midi size

what someone is yet to explain to me is why it takes 1.38 Vcore to keep my sytem stable at 4.13GHz.
1) people are not trolling you, some of them are just annoyed because you just bought a 1000$ CPU with some 1333mhz ram, a case without cooling and on top of that you went ahead and bought the most expensive air-cooler you could find. And that's not even close to being the best air cooler. GG

2) There's a huge difference between 20c and 30c as your ambient.

3) You said you want to know things first before buying cooling, OK that's cool, but lower your chip to stock until you get better cooling.

4) there are many reasons why you'd need so much vcore, at this point I'm betting it's because you haven't tweaked the other voltage settings well enough and you have just too high temps.

And also please fill your system specs even if that takes a while, it helps us to help you.
 
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Why would you even bother buying the 980x if you don't know what your doing? If you can afford a $1000 CPU you can afford a decent Watercooling solution, also overclock properly not just a quick and dirty method.
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post #45 of 64
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ok so they are annoyed at me for making a few mistakes?

im here for help ffs..

btw it's stable now i just needed to bump the qpi/vtt a tiny bit, i guess the people on other overclocking forums have more patience and are a bit more friendly (some of you are nice/patient).

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1) people are not trolling you, some of them are just annoyed because you just bought a 1000$ CPU with some 1333mhz ram, a case without cooling and on top of that you went ahead and bought the most expensive air-cooler you could find. And that's not even close to being the best air cooler. GG

2) There's a huge difference between 20c and 30c as your ambient.

3) You said you want to know things first before buying cooling, OK that's cool, but lower your chip to stock until you get better cooling.

4) there are many reasons why you'd need so much vcore, at this point I'm betting it's because you haven't tweaked the other voltage settings well enough and you have just too high temps.
1) the ram is fine at 1600 with bckl, cooler is on the way (will do job fine)

2) no sht but thats the daily range here roughly

3) load temps are fine now

4) your right on this one, seems fine now though
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Why would you even bother buying the 980x if you don't know what your doing? If you can afford a $1000 CPU you can afford a decent Watercooling solution, also overclock properly not just a quick and dirty method.
not so much i don't know what im doing i was just getting a few tips, maybe half you guys giving me sht for buying a $1000 cpu are just annoyed you can't afford one.

anyways my problem is fixed so thank you very much to the ppl who were polite and helpful, the rest of you can go **** yourselves
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not so much i don't know what im doing i was just getting a few tips, maybe half you guys giving me sht for buying a $1000 cpu are just annoyed you can't afford one.

anyways my problem is fixed so thank you very much to the ppl who were polite and helpful, the rest of you can go **** yourselves
Your just asking for it now, also I'm sure there's a lot of people here who can afford one but choose not to because it's not that big of an improvement over the 920/30/50/ in most applications.
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post #48 of 64
1.38v can be needed for a 4.1ghz overclock. All depends on the VID. I have a 980x and have overclocked it all over the place. Mine takes these voltages to be stable.

4.0ghz 1.300v
4.2ghz 1.3875v
4.333ghz 1.4375v
4.44ghz 1.4875v
4.5ghz 1.525
4.6ghz 1.600v

All these settings are with HT on and completely stable and under control.

My 980x has a VID of 1.212v which is high. It just means that I will be playing with higher Volts than others do that have a VID of say .9v-1.1v ... But that's totally fine AS LONG AS YOU KEEP YOU TEMPS IN CHECK!!!

Even at my 4.6ghz with 1.6v, my load temps are only 75c on the hottest core. I have a insane water setup.

The stock cooler can get you 4ghz no problem, just not recommended. But doable.

You probably need other things tweaked to get you there.
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post #49 of 64
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not so much i don't know what im doing i was just getting a few tips, maybe half you guys giving me sht for buying a $1000 cpu are just annoyed you can't afford one.
and you wonder why everyone is losing their patience with a comment like that...

first of all YMMV, not every chip is designed the same. secondly, before you continue blatantly overclocking and flipping out is it really that hard to just fill out your system specs? It literally takes 30 seconds. That would allow us to help you a lot easier so we may pinpoint your exact problem.
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If you think/know yourebusing to much village for your frequency there are other important voltages to tweak such as QPI, CPU pll and memory voltage.
     
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