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Voltage in auto and unchangeable? (gray) X6 1090t

post #1 of 34
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Hi,

I'm overclocking my X6 on an 890FXA-GD70 msi board. I adjusted the CPU ratio, the FBS, but when I scroll down to adjusting the voltage, everything is in gray (and auto.) Does anybody know why this is happening?

Thanks, and any help appreciated
post #2 of 34
You need a bios update.
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post #3 of 34
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Thanks! Is it safe to leave my new settings with standard voltage until I update the bios?
post #4 of 34
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I just checked and I have the lastest bios version. (v 1.7)
post #5 of 34
You have 1.7 bios and still no voltage adjustment? Strange!

I thought anything above 1.4 would give it to you

http://www.msi.com/product/mb/890FXA...tml#/?div=BIOS
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post #6 of 34
You should reset to defaults before and after updating the bios.
If it's stable with the present voltage,sure keep using it.

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post #7 of 34
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Thanks for link, I can't figure out why it won't let me change the voltage. I've set it to run at 4ghz. How do I figure out if it's stable or not?
post #8 of 34
Run Prime95 blend test for 8+ hours atleast. Make sure socket(not core) temperature stays under 62c.
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post #9 of 34
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I actually just ran into a problem. "The previous overclocking has failed!" The FSB is set to 210 and the CPU ratio is at 18. I put the FSB/DRAM Ratio at 1.4 because I'm running 6gbs of ram at 1600.
Edit: This was also preceded by the computer not turning on the first 2 times I tried
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post #10 of 34
it will let you change the voltage. The MSI board bios's are weird you need to use the + and - keys or the page up and page down buttons to change voltages
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