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so I have my first attempt at overclocking my system. Here is what I have so far after running about 10 min of prime95 on blend mode.







how does that look? I am still running on stock voltages, have not played with them yet. I upped the cpu multiplier from 16 to 16.5 and instead reasied the bus speed from 200mhz to 221mhz.

How am I doing so far? Am I doing this correctly? Are my temps ok? Is there anyway to drop them a bit?

any and all info/comments are welcome.

EDIT: after funning OCCT for 10 minutes temps were also in the 60-62C range.
Edited by mwl5apv - 3/20/11 at 12:16pm
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Your voltage is high.Are you using air cooling?Becuase to me those temps are kind of high.Try to keep your cpu voltage at 1.45 to be safe.Also keeping good air flow is very important.I too am still learning and there are some people on this site that know this stuff inside and out.
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post #3 of 43
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i will lower the cpu voltage to 1.45 then and yes I am on air cooling. I have a feeling I will be opening up that arctic silver 5 I bought yesterday. Now, when it comes to OC, is there a difference in temps between raising your multiplier as apposed to the bus? And jsut to make sure, During the overclock I want to have cool n quiet and c1e support disabled. But I turn then both back on after I finish OCing correct?

can someone who knows this stuff help me out here please.


EDIT: Becasue stock voltage in the BIOS was set to 1.40 for teh cpu voltage. I went ahead and set it to manual and maunally put in 1.4 just to see what it looks like in hwmonitor. and reset everything back to stock. My question is:

With the cpu voltage set to the stock 1.4v fpr the cpu in BIOS why does HWMonitor show it as 1.36v with prim95 running in blend mode?
Edited by mwl5apv - 3/20/11 at 12:53pm
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o i went through and manually set the voltage to 1.4500000 volts and still with prime95 running in blend mode HWMonitor shows me a cpu vcore voltage of 1.44-1.48 is this normal? someone please help me im at a loss.
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It's called Vdroop. It's normal. I think you can mess with it by enabling/disabling Load Line Calibration(LLC).
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post #6 of 43
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alright, now will vdroop effect my overclock? I went through a put everything bck to stock settings as I was getting worried with the temperatures. Im looking and reading online but all I can find are the tutorials and articles telling me how to do it, and what changes what. Nothing specific to voltage other than to change voltage and very small increments. Also, how will I know if there are errors found with prime95 and OCCT? will the programs tell me? and am I correct about disabling cool n quiet and c1e support during OC but turning them back on after?
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post #7 of 43
i would leave cool and quiet an c1e off, multi overclock affects just the cpu overclocking on the bus overclocks ram an northbridge aswell. to aid in performance overclock the nb by 1 multi and set your ram to ganged mode.
Edited by richie_2010 - 3/20/11 at 3:37pm
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how do i set the ram to ganged mode? and what exactly is ganged mode? Also, when you say to increase the nb multi by 1 do you mean chagne the bus? I cant find any multi specific to the nb on my bios.
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Hows your case airflow? That might be affecting your temps
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From what I have read xd 1771 is the man so what he says it what God would do with his pc.
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