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Trying to get 5Ghz stable. Both 1344 and 1792 tests don't really help me as I can pass them if I run independently and during a custom blend. I get a 124 bsod about 5-6 hours in to a 12 hour test.
I started at 1.43 vcore but failed 3 hours into custom blend.
At 1.44 vcore I failed after 5 hours custom blend.
Now I'm at 1.45 vcore and failed about 6 hours into custom blend.
At both 1.44 and 1.45 vcore I passed 1344 and 1792 during the custom blend. So it seems to me that doing the quick check by running them independently doesn't really help me.

I've tried reducing PLL down to about 1.5v but haven't seen any improvement. I've got it set at 1.71, should I trying going higher?

I was getting a 9c bsod when VTT was lower than 1.05v. I've since upped it to 1.25, which got rid of the 9c bsod but hasn't helped overall stability.

Suggestions? Should I keep pumping up the vcore, or try something else?
Edited by brumby05 - 9/6/11 at 12:57pm
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LOL sorry guys, what i meant was 1.18xx VCCIO not, 1.8
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[CENTER][SIZE="3"][B][THREAD=968053][FONT="Book Antiqua"][:clock:] The Sandy STABLE Club [:clock:][/FONT][/THREAD][/B][/SIZE][/CENTER] 


BIOS TEMPLATES

I have created a sheet for BIOS templates, it could be a reference point to other's including oneself and a quick 'copy and paste' whenever required in other threads/posts etc.

Those that have posted their stable systems please spare a few minutes of your time to do this. One more thing, these are the ones im after:
  • Main BIOS page (The advanced settings main page)

  • Full AI tweaker Page including DRAM Timing control

  • CPU Configuration Page



Spreadsheet contains voltage info, temperature info, cooling info, BIOS templates and seperate sheets hava been created for all of those, including one which filters the i5 and i7. This should be helpful to SB users and those looking to get SB, it also helps provide real world data regarding how the coolers are performing, what temps people are getting with the overclocks and at what kind of votlages, I think that it s a great addition to OCN and one that SB and non SB users can benefit from.


Thanks to all that contributed to this thread and spreadsheet, would not have been possible without you guys


We currently have just over 120 members and we are looking for MORE


SO GET POSTING GUYS BUT REMEMBER TO FOLLOW THE RULES!!!!


And again thanks to all those participated, we have some excellent club members here!!!!



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My Sandybridge Guide

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Here's my quick little sandy guide:

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The only things will that will require multiple changes are the vccio (VTT), PLL voltage and vcore, refer to this:

Set the whole thing to stock and start again. This time only change the RAM to XMP (STOCK) and run prime blend for a few mintues to see that your CPU is functioning properly.

Then comes the task of determining the voltage for the multiplier, but that comes after you find the correct LLC setting for your mobo. What you want to do is set the LLC to the one that is closet to what you set it to when the cpu is under load, so for example if you set 1.35v and under load it's 1.31v and that's level 3 then you may have to increase to around level 5. The objective is to keep the voltage under load as controllable as possible without it letting it spike. These LLC settings will be different amongst mobo's. For Asus mobo's the Ultra high (75%) LLC seems to work best.

Then it comes to that task of finding the actual voltage for the overclock, however before we get to that, I would advise you to reduce PLL voltage to 1.7v [B] (Scroll down or go to sandy stable club about PLL info). Then set the vcore manually to 1.25v, Leave C1E and Speedsteep enabled and run C3 and C6 on Auto if you can, if not leave them enabled. Also leave Spread spectrum enabled, if you find that it disrupts the bclk in cpu-z then just disable it.

Additional settings that you need to change from the get go, but won't need to be changed afterwards:


Can be found under advanced settings/cpu configuration:

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For Asus Mobo's
CPU Current Capability - 140%
Phase and Duty Control - Extreme
EPU Power saving - Disabled
VRM Frequency - Manual - 350
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For Asrock Mobo's
Turbo Boost Power - Manual
Short Duration Power Limit - 250
Long Duration Power Limit - 250
Core current Limit - 250
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For Biostar Mobo's
CPU Core Current max (AMP) - 150
Power Limit Value 1 & 2 - 200
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For Zotac Mobo's
Turbo Boost Power Max - 200
Turbo Boost Short Power Max - 200
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For Gigabyte Mobo's
Turbo Power Limit - 200
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For MSI Mobo's
Short Duration Power Limit- 250
Long Duration Power Limit - 250
Overvoltage is only needed when a particular multi (usually the high ones) doesn't boot into windows. With that function, you sacrifice sleep mode. You can't have overvoltage and Sleep working together, don't know why, could be BIOS related.

This should be a stepping stone to get your rig stable. With those settings you will eventually get to the point where you're stable.

Set the multi to 45 and the vcore to 1.25v and increase the vcore each time after you stress test, run a quick custom prime with these FFTs (1344 & 1792) like THIS and go back and change the vcore accordingly, bump it by one not big jumps and that goes for PLL and VCCIO (VTT) and VCORE!!!

Work your way up from there, increase multi, test with prime, if it fails up vcore, if not up the multi. Until you are satisfied with the temps and it is stable then continue upping the vcore to stabalise.


Just a note: The custom FFT's are not that consistant, making them not all that reliable, however if it works for you, then that's great. What I mean by inconsistant, is that it may pass once with the same settings but may fail the exact same run second time round. In that instance I will recommend you to run a standard blend test to find your overclock, using intervals of 15/30mins. This duration will increase when you're nearing stability. This is a lenthy process, one that takes time and patience, make sure your up to the task

Head over to the Sandy Stable Club for more info and tips


Here are the additionl info regarding PLL voltage, VCCIO and VCCSA: READ THIS & THIS

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Just thought I'd let you guys know, I have been testing the PLL voltage further and found something quite amazing. With my current stable settings including the PLL voltage around 1.7v was stable as you can see from my submission to the club. For the last 10days or so I tried messing around with the PLL, I dropped it down to 1.4v and started going up, I kept on receiving the Error 124 up until I reached 1.55v and it passed both the 1344 and 1792 test along with a few hours of prime blend. My sweet spot is at 1.55v.


One more thing, BSOD Error code 101 is usually refered to the vcore being too low, Error 124 can also be vcore, VTT (VCCIO) or even PLL voltage being to high or too low.

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hey guys...i been running prime 95 BLEND nightly at 4.7 GHZ 2500K but wake up this morning saw my screen lock ups..No BSOD but simply hang with no display on screen..i do manually restart it and check back prime log, it hang start from 3am (my time)..before sleep, i saw my temp hover around 75-80..if the flaw because of cpu must got BSOD but just lock ups, is this because of ram??
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this also happened to me before
all i did was try and oc it once again
my fault was the vcore, it wasnt steady enough
im not sure about yours though, i did my oc 1by1, cpu then i go for ram then gpu
sometimes your cpu hangs if vcore is not stable (correct me if im wrong)
or will get stock a the windows boot logo.
    
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@hackremo
this also happened to me before
all i did was try and oc it once again
my fault was the vcore, it wasnt steady enough
im not sure about yours though, i did my oc 1by1, cpu then i go for ram then gpu
sometimes your cpu hangs if vcore is not stable (correct me if im wrong)
or will get stock a the windows boot logo.
Normally i get BSOD indicate that my vcore or PLL voltage insufficient either too high or too low..code x101 and x124..
i just run prime blend with my ram at stock timing and voltage..
is it still vcore problem or ram??
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pwm freq should it be auto

cpu over current protection should it be set to auto

im trying to get stable 4.8 want to make sure not some thing stupid messing me up
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