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I've been gradually experimenting OCing, now i want to just go strait to 4Ghz. Made BIOS changes (in screenshots) and monitoring with PC Probe II and CPU-Z.
Ran Prime95 for about 2hrs. to get an idea of where i was at. Cpu temp maxed out at 49-52C, Vcore maxed to 1.40-1.43, I'm wondering what other tweaking could be done to get more out of my OC. No real interest in anything above 4Ghz right now. RAM was manually set to rated speeds(screenshot).
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As long as stable, would 12 hours of Prime95 be enough testing?


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Up the NB to atleast 2600, then try 2800 then 3000. You'll need to increase the volts also.

12hrs is fine.


Nice OC btw.
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Nice job,And I would only run Prime95 for an additional hour.So 3 hours is fine,That's all I run Prime for.
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Nice job,And I would only run Prime95 for an additional hour.So 3 hours is fine,That's all I run Prime for.
3 hours of Prime95 doesnt even get close to guaranteeing stability. You need atleast 12 hours.
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I raised the CPU/NB frequency to 2600mhz(from auto) but left CPU/NB voltage on auto. When i boot up it shows that my voltage is raised at about 1.36v to 1.38v, should i leave on auto or manually raise voltage?
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Originally Posted by ltg2227 View Post
I've been gradually experimenting OCing, now i want to just go strait to 4Ghz. Made BIOS changes (in screenshots) and monitoring with PC Probe II and CPU-Z.
Ran Prime95 for about 2hrs. to get an idea of where i was at. Cpu temp maxed out at 49-52C, Vcore maxed to 1.40-1.43, I'm wondering what other tweaking could be done to get more out of my OC. No real interest in anything above 4Ghz right now. RAM was manually set to rated speeds(screenshot).
CPU spread spectrum-Disabled

As long as stable, would 12 hours of Prime95 be enough testing?
Go for a full system OC.
Now that you have an idea of what your cpu needs time to OC the mobo. Return cpu to stock, start raising the Ref Clock by 3-5MHz till you get to 250. Watch your CPU and Dram Freq as they will rise as you increase the ref clock. Shoot for a (250 x 16= 4000MHz)
Once that is stabilized try increasing Dram Freq to 1667MHz. If this is stable than try lowering the timings a bit.
After above is stabilized raise the NB Freq to 3000MHz and maintain HT Link Speed at 2000MHz +/- 100MHz.
This will give a real nice full system OC and you'll see a big difference in performance. Just keep a real close eye on temps.
 
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Go for a full system OC.
Now that you have an idea of what your cpu needs time to OC the mobo. Return cpu to stock, start raising the Ref Clock by 3-5MHz till you get to 250. Watch your CPU and Dram Freq as they will rise as you increase the ref clock. Shoot for a (250 x 16= 4000MHz)
Once that is stabilized try increasing Dram Freq to 1667MHz. If this is stable than try lowering the timings a bit.
After above is stabilized raise the NB Freq to 3000MHz and maintain HT Link Speed at 2000MHz +/- 100MHz.
This will give a real nice full system OC and you'll see a big difference in performance. Just keep a real close eye on temps.

Always good advice from you! appreciate it. When i return cpu to stock, do i leave the voltage as is or return to stock as well?
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I'd drop it down a bit to start with (maybe to 1.3v). You have an idea of what it takes to run at 4.0. Start raising the ref clock and after increasing maybe 15MHz run a quick prime95 test (10-20 minutes) to check and see if it's half way stable and hold off on the longer runs till you get up to 250MHz.
 
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congrats on the OC. What monitoring program are you using? (3rd screenshot next to Cpuz)
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congrats on the OC. What monitoring program are you using? (3rd screenshot next to Cpuz)
Thats ASUS PC Probe II.
Its available for your mobo too. Check ASUS website.
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