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Neither 1.28 or 1.30 QPI/VTT helped. Even more unstable now.

Do I go up/down?
Up, I'm at 1.32 right now on my QPI. I've seen people with 1.37 on their QPI. Are you getting a BSOD? Or is it just freezing?
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Up, I'm at 1.32 right now on my QPI. I've seen people with 1.37 on their QPI. Are you getting a BSOD? Or is it just freezing?
Neither, I am just getting errors in IntelBurnTest / Prime. But if I set the QPI above 1.35 I get BSOD.
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post #13 of 81
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Neither, I am just getting errors in IntelBurnTest / Prime. But if I set the QPI above 1.35 I get BSOD.
Well it looks like your QPI is good, try bumping the Vcore.
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post #14 of 81
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I've already had my vcore at max and it didn't go any better.

How about this approach:

I set vcore to pretty high and then I step down on the QPI/VTT untill it's stable? But not above 1.35 and not below 1.20?

And when it's stable, I can lower the vcore aswell.
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post #15 of 81
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Originally Posted by frW View Post
I've already had my vcore at max and it didn't go any better.

How about this approach:

I set vcore to pretty high and then I step down on the QPI/VTT untill it's stable? But not above 1.35 and not below 1.20?

And when it's stable, I can lower the vcore aswell.
Alright, what is your: vcore, QPI, bclk, QPI multi, uncore volt, uncore multi, and memory multi.
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post #16 of 81
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vcore: 1.296
QPI: 1.28
QPI Multi?
DRAM Voltage: 1.642
memory multi: 5
uncore multi: 8
bckl: 160
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post #17 of 81
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vcore: 1.296
QPI: 1.28
QPI Multi?
DRAM Voltage: 1.642
memory multi: 5
uncore multi: 8
bckl: 160
Alright, vCore should be good, put QPI at 1.3, DRAM is good, memory multi and uncore should be good, the QPI multi is the multiplier that controls the QPI, it should be set to the lowest. This might be why your aren't stable.
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post #18 of 81
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Alright, vCore should be good, put QPI at 1.3, DRAM is good, memory multi and uncore should be good, the QPI multi is the multiplier that controls the QPI, it should be set to the lowest. This might be why your aren't stable.
I don't know where to find that in my BIOS. hmm

Edit

Found it. Setting it to lowest now.
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post #19 of 81
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I don't know where to find that in my BIOS. hmm

Edit

Found it. Setting it to lowest now.
What BIOS are you running?

EDIT: Good, hopefully this makes you stable.
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post #20 of 81
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It already had the lowst setting of 4.800GT...

So it might not be that after all.. But I did bump up the QPI Voltage to 1.3v now, had it set to 1.28 and it seemed to run at least 4 proper tests in IBT.. let's see hiw 1.3 goes.

Edit

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