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got my new i7 rig up and running and looking to get more. currently cant get past 3.1ghz, over 3.1 i kept cycling thru the post screen and could boot into windows?? all voltages on auto for the time being just been messing with the bclock, suggestions?
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post #2 of 26
Change your RAM timings? Might try 9-9-9-24 or so until it gets stable. The 920 has vast resources on this forum, so search around for someone with a stable build.

EDIT: Possible starting point here.
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post #3 of 26
what voltages do you have set in bios? That thing should easily hit 3.8ghz+
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post #4 of 26
http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...=583&Itemid=38

read and do it properly, and i do mean read the whole thing,

If you take the shortcut way to overclocking, then you most likely will be running more voltages than your require and most likely have instable imc or ram clocks. So i always suggest reading that,
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post #5 of 26
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Originally Posted by TheCraven View Post
Change your RAM timings? Might try 9-9-9-24 or so until it gets stable. The 920 has vast resources on this forum, so search around for someone with a stable build.
ive been ignoring ram alltogether, read last post and saw the ram bit so im guessing ive been clocking it wrong. thought setting the xmp profile would cover me

post back in a bit testing stuff
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post #6 of 26
Set your ioh and ich to 1.2, your vdimm to 1.65, your cpu pll to 1.88, and your qpi/uncore to 1.35.
set your vcore to 1.3 Bclk to 210 and multiplier to 19



Anything not listed above should be set to auto..
Get this Stable Then work your Vcore down if you can.
    
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post #7 of 26
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got 3.8! but cant seem to get higher? will post fine w/ 20 or 21 multiplier but wont get in to windows, only gotten in and stable on 19
vcore 1.25
cpu pll 1.4
qpi/uncore 1.35
ioh/ich 1.2
ram set itself to 11-11-11-29
stable @ 3.8 w/ just a quick 5 pass thru of burntest
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post #8 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post
Set your ioh and ich to 1.2, your vdimm to 1.65, your cpu pll to 1.88, and your qpi/uncore to 1.35.
set your vcore to 1.3 Bclk to 210 and multiplier to 19



Anything not listed above should be set to auto..
Get this Stable Then work your Vcore down if you can.
Cough..
    
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i7 3770k 5.2ghz  GIGABYTE G1 Assassin Sniper 3 7950 with Alphacool block 7950 w/ Alphacool Block 
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7950 w/ Alphacool block G.SKILL Trident X 2500mhz 2x4gb SanDisk Extreme 240gb sata III 6gbs x5 SwiftTech Apongee Drive II 
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7950 w/ Alphacool block G.SKILL Trident X 2500mhz 2x4gb SanDisk Extreme 240gb sata III 6gbs x5 SwiftTech Apongee Drive II 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Monsta 360 86mm thick rad X 4 MCP 35X Pump x2 400ML Frozen Q Fusion res x3 Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
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post #9 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post
Set your ioh and ich to 1.2, your vdimm to 1.65, your cpu pll to 1.88, and your qpi/uncore to 1.35.
set your vcore to 1.3 Bclk to 210 and multiplier to 19



Anything not listed above should be set to auto..
Get this Stable Then work your Vcore down if you can.
srry brb trying this
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-920 Gigabyte GA-X58-UD3R EVGA gtx 970 sc 3 x 2gb Corsair dominator 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
3 x 750gb in raid0 samsung 840 evo 250gb h50 p/p ap-15s Win 7 ultimate 
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razer lycosa ultra x4 750w corsair obsiadian 800d razer mamba 
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
3 x 750gb in raid0 samsung 840 evo 250gb h50 p/p ap-15s Win 7 ultimate 
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post #10 of 26
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Originally Posted by Pyro_Teknic View Post
srry brb trying this
    
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GraphicsRAMHard DriveCooling
7950 w/ Alphacool block G.SKILL Trident X 2500mhz 2x4gb SanDisk Extreme 240gb sata III 6gbs x5 SwiftTech Apongee Drive II 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Monsta 360 86mm thick rad X 4 MCP 35X Pump x2 400ML Frozen Q Fusion res x3 Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
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CatLeap 2560x1440 + Acer hn274h bmiiid 120hz 3D Logitech G19 Corsair Ax1200 watts  Mountain Mods Ascension 
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i7 3770k 5.2ghz  GIGABYTE G1 Assassin Sniper 3 7950 with Alphacool block 7950 w/ Alphacool Block 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveCooling
7950 w/ Alphacool block G.SKILL Trident X 2500mhz 2x4gb SanDisk Extreme 240gb sata III 6gbs x5 SwiftTech Apongee Drive II 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Monsta 360 86mm thick rad X 4 MCP 35X Pump x2 400ML Frozen Q Fusion res x3 Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
CatLeap 2560x1440 + Acer hn274h bmiiid 120hz 3D Logitech G19 Corsair Ax1200 watts  Mountain Mods Ascension 
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