Originally Posted by Ellis
Struggling a bit with 4.7GHz - I figured this would be where things started to get tricky. Currently: LLC level 6 with voltage set to 1.32V in BIOS, goes up to about 1.36V under load but seems to hit around 1.38V idle (any way to stop this?)
But I keep getting 124 BSoDs when running Prime95. What would you recommend?
1.36v for 4.7ghz is a little bit below the average I would think (just going off the top of my head from all the numbers I see), not to say some people have done it with less. I think 1.38 is what I needed so dont be afraid to try more than that. You gotta see generally what your
chip needs first.
I always get x124 bsods. I have never, not once, gotten x101. So im not really sure what it means in the end... as in how 101 is different from 124.
If you want to try, you can lower VTT if you have 8 or 4gb of not-oc'd ram. I know above 1.1v I would become unstable. 1.050-1.1 was good for me but 1.077 was significantly better than either of those (1.051 is stock/auto for me). It helped my Prime results too by a lot. I am 110% sure that more than 1.1 vtt for me increases instability, thats just how it is I dunno, so always pay attention to how your chip responds when you follow some advice. Overclocking is an experimental process.... you have your theories and hypothesis, but sometimes the data just doesn't come back the way you expect. Note it and adjust based on the results.Edited by donkrx - 9/13/11 at 6:17am