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SMP 10?

SMP 11 should leave plenty of CPU time for the GPU client.
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post #32 of 37
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Originally Posted by Deeeebs View Post
Well here is what she will do at stock speeds on an X5670 -smp10 and with a GTX470 SC...

Nice! You will be overclocking right? I pull 55k PPD with my 970 and no gpu folding.
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I for one want to see pictures of the case.

Haven't seen many builds in the LanBoy.
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I for one want to see pictures of the case.

Haven't seen many builds in the LanBoy.
I will try to get some pics taken tomorrow when I pull the drive cage out to paint it. Like I mentioned before though this case needs something done for cable managment inside, so it might look a little messy.

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Nice! You will be overclocking right? I pull 55k PPD with my 970 and no gpu folding.
Yes. Yes I will. Once I read all up on it all, since im still very much a NOOB in that area.
Edited by Deeeebs - 1/16/11 at 8:50am
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post #35 of 37
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I know this isnt the right place to be asking but I will make it folding related . SO.. Can any of you nice people point me in the correct location/way/easiest guide for a noob to overclock? Looking to OC my sig rig to atleast 4GHz maybe 4.5 if this chip is lucky, so that I can maximize my PPD when this rig is folding. Thanks!!
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Originally Posted by Deeeebs View Post
I know this isnt the right place to be asking but I will make it folding related . SO.. Can any of you nice people point me in the correct location/way/easiest guide for a noob to overclock? Looking to OC my sig rig to atleast 4GHz maybe 4.5 if this chip is lucky, so that I can maximize my PPD when this rig is folding. Thanks!!
Here's a decent article on i7 overclocking: http://www.maximumpc.com/article/fea...lem_its_limits

It's a bit long to read, so let me offer you a few tips. The essential things you need to worry about are:

1) BCLK - this is the source of your CPU, RAM, and QPI frequencies.
2) CPU Multiplier - multiply this number by the BCLK to get your CPU frequency. i7 chips supposedly overclock better on ODD multipliers. I would stick with 21x for this value. 21x200 would get you 4.2GHz
3) QPI frequency - QPI link connects to your IO hub. Usually you try to keep this value a bit under your CPU frequency.
4) Memory ratio/multiplier - your R3F board should show you the frequencies under this setting. Keep it at or under the stock 1600MHz for now.
5) Memory timings - affect memory latency. Keep at stock for now.
6) CPU vcore - most important voltage for CPU overclocking. As you increase BCLK and CPU multiplier, this value needs to go up. Try to keep it below 1.40v for 24/7 use.
7) QPI/DRAM voltage - very important when increasing your BCLK/QPI speeds. Keep this value below 1.35v.

The first thing you want to do is to isolate your BCLK and find the limit for this value. Set your CPU multiplier to something very low, like 11x, and keep increasing your BCLK until it becomes unstable in IntelBurnTest. Bump up the QPI/DRAM voltage to compensate for this. You can probably stop once you've hit 200MHz BCLK. *Adjust your RAM multiplier to keep your RAM at/below stock during the entire process*

Secondly, start raising your CPU multiplier up while testing with IBT. Use CPU vcore to compensate for this.

There are a few other voltages that you generally don't need to worry about. I hit 4.2GHz without touching IOH/ICH voltages or CPU PLL. All I needed was to increase CPU vcore to 1.35v and QPI/DRAM voltage to 1.275v.

Hope this was easy enough to read. There's a lot more to overclocking than what I mentioned, but I think it should be easy enough to break 4.0GHz using just this information.
Edited by aznofazns - 1/16/11 at 2:33pm
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I am getting close to hopefully being stable! MOAR PPD FTW!!!

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