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Ok I stress tested an i5 750@3.6GHz using LinX set to run 50 times and it failed. It got to 29.

Some people say if it passes 20 it's stable, and that 50 is overkill. So far all I've been doing is increasing the bclk.

Then noticed an "EZ OC" option, and one of the frequencies it lets you choose is the 3.7GHz! and another is 4.0GHz!!!!

Should I use this >_>? It chnages my voltage for many things like cpu Vcore to 1.43, vtt to 1.36, pch 1.15, cpu pll to 1.19
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Manual BIOS OC > Board supported OC
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Manual BIOS OC > Board supported OC
This. It's more optimized.
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CPU stability is much more important than something like GPU stability, if a GPU is unstable you get some artifacts or at worst your driver might crash (as long as it isn't too unstable); if your CPU is unstable you will probably blue screen and have to reset. 50 runs of LinX isn't that stressful either, you should probably run prime afterwards as well because sometiems prime stable != linx stable and the other way round.
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
Manual BIOS OC > Board supported OC
This, for one thing the vcore is overkill even my terrible processor only takes 1.37V
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