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My ASUS mobo has an auto tune feature that OC's my cpu decently, but it doesn't use the multiplier... it changes the ref clock and voltage and such.

These are the things that I have, as of yet, no idea how to manually set myself comfortably.

I was wondering it would be better to start manually adjusting the multiplier myself with stock ref clock and all, and then tune the ref clock and such later, or have the auto tune set the ref clock and ram settings automatically and then change the multiplier myself to find the CPU's max clock?

It just seems too easy to have auto tune start the OC, find a good ref clock, then just up the multiplier and possibly voltage myself.
    
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I always start by finding my max base clock for stock voltage and then increase voltage until stable, after that increasing multiplier and voltage until stable.
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