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bclk 211
multi x19
QPI x36
Uncore x12
memory x6 (1260mhz, below stock 1333mhz)

Vcore 1.25v (1.23v in windows)

These settings will not boot anymore. They were stable 16 hours IBT Max stress.

To get it to boot, i set Uncore to x13. It booted! Great!
However, in any game, it micro stutters and i get popping noise from the headphones every time the frame drops back and forth by 1. Typical micro stutter with audio screw up. My memory multi must be half the Uncore multi now otherwise i get mega issues. I vitually can't overclock now. Temps are 50c in game, 65 stressed. All drivers updates on fresh format ect ect. blablabla.

Please help
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id try the qpi at 32x
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id try the qpi at 32x
No option for it. Just x36 and above, or slow mode, or auto, which is the same as x36 as it would seem.
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Why don't you try this thread from a while back. It helped me in acheiving more stability. But the sfc /scannow will revert all systemfiles to default, so be aware of that. But it does help stability for sure...


EDIT : I meant this
Edited by genuine555 - 2/19/11 at 5:12pm
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If you can unlock turbo mode in the bios and use a 21x multiplier, you'd be able to bring your baseclock down to 191 which should take some stress off the motherboard.

Do you know if that's possible for you?
    
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Do you get a bluescreen? If so try and get the the code here are the meanings


BSOD Codes
0x101 = increase vcore
0x124 = increase/decrease vcore or QPI/VTT...have to test to see which one it is
0x0A = unstable RAM/IMC, increase QPI first, if that doesn't work increase vcore
0x1E = increase vcore
0x3B = increase vcore
0xD1 = QPI/VTT, increase/decrease as necessary
0x9C = QPI/VTT most likely, but increasing vcore has helped in some instances
0x50 = RAM timings/Frequency or uncore multi unstable, increase RAM voltage or adjust QPI/VTT, or lower uncore if you're higher than 2x
0x116 = Low IOH (NB) voltage, GPU issue (most common when running multi-GPU/overclocking GPU)
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Crabid View Post
If you can unlock turbo mode in the bios and use a 21x multiplier, you'd be able to bring your baseclock down to 191 which should take some stress off the motherboard.

Do you know if that's possible for you?
See if this is possible first. I agree that this can help. The asus boards had a bios update at some point that let you use the 21x multi. Using 191 will let you bring down the QPI voltage a little to. Help on heat.
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Well, i've just changed the uncore from x12 to x14 and it's booted. When the Uncore is at x13 or x15, i've had serious micro stutter and audio issues. I will test games on x14 ASAP. If it has the same issue, i really don't know what to do. I've increased voltage for everything and tweaked every possible setting that i know of. Why was i once find at these settings?
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Why don't you try this thread from a while back. It helped me in acheiving more stability. But the sfc /scannow will revert all systemfiles to default, so be aware of that. But it does help stability for sure...


EDIT : I meant this
This won't help. Am on a fresh format today. I've no errors. Unless i have bad HDD sectors? But by changing the uncore from 12 to anything allowing it to boot does not point to bad sectors.
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How long have you had the system? How long ago did you install that 6970? How long ago did you update your GPU driver? All these can play a part in a system going instable. If you change something, doesn't mean your overclocks will always be stable. There's also things like chip creep that can happen, but not always likely, but have seen this happen.

You could have used newer drivers on your motherboard since this format. New drivers can make things work differently.

Good luck.
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