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So ive OC'ed my CPU to 3.6GHz and 4GHz in the past. Running 4GHz now. Ran IBT, Max, 8 cores, 150 tests, passed it! Start up a game = stuttering. Ran my Motherboard and CPU at stock bios values...games play fine.

What am i doing wrong?

Say i want 3.6Ghz right?
i'd set my multi to 19
BCLK to whateverx19= 3600mhz
Set memory multiplyer to 6.0
Set uncore to 12.0
Set QPI at 36x so it runs at around 6.8GHz or whatever value it uses.
And set memory/CPU voltage, done.

So why do my games stutter a bit with a OC'ed CPU. Am i setting the wrong uncore frequency or the wrong QPI frequency/multipyer ect.

If i want 3.6ghz, what should i set exactly?
Thank you so much for the help.
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Try dropping he uncore/QPI frequencies.
    
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But i can't drop QPI unless i drop BCLK.
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bclk for 3.6 is almost the same thing for 4.0ghz. Basically at 3.6ghz, all that you are doing is dropping the multi and leaving everything else the same.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikecdm View Post
bclk for 3.6 is almost the same thing for 4.0ghz. Basically at 3.6ghz, all that you are doing is dropping the multi and leaving everything else the same.
I see what you mean.
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post #6 of 16
change your uncore to 13x, see if that works.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
change your uncore to 13x, see if that works.
But should the uncore be double the ram eg. 6-12.?
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yes, but I have had so many headaches at 12x, its like a bug i don't think it likes to work. Oh 2x+1 is much more stable than 2x. so 13x is more stable than 12x.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
yes, but I have had so many headaches at 12x, its like a bug i don't think it likes to work. Oh 2x+1 is much more stable than 2x. so 13x is more stable than 12x.
This is relevant to my interests.


so 13x uncore.
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yes is perferd. you shoudl also realize that if your RAM can run faster then run it faster, as many bloomfields like hier RAM multipliers when the BLCK is high.
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