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so i got my system all to gether, and its watercooled, im ready to puch my i7 950 to 4ghz-4.2ghz. ive been running 3.7with the ROG Mobo Oc

so can someone help me out and tell me how to achieve 4-4.2ghz with my sig rig.
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dude you should be able to get to 4.5GHZ maybe more if your chip is a good one since you are watercooled.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...50-4-0ghz.html - air 24/7

^^ thats my post about my setup and what I did to set mine up. If u scroll down you can see all the links I used to gather all my information. also Search button is your friend.
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Try these settings to get to 4GHz.

Ai Overclock Tuner.....................[Manual]
CPU Ratio Setting......................[23.0]
Intel(r) SpeedStep(tm) Tech............[Disabled]
Xtreme Phase Full Power Mode...........[Enabled]
BCLK Frequency.........................[174 or 175]
PCIE Frequency.........................[100]
DRAM Frequency.........................[DDR3-1403MHz]
UCLK Frequency.........................[2982MHz]
QPI Link Data Rate.....................[6316MT/s]

CPU Voltage Control....................[Manual]
CPU Voltage............................[1.28750]
CPU PLL Voltage........................[1.88]
QPI/DRAM Core Voltage..................[1.35000]
IOH Voltage............................[1.24]
IOH PCIE Voltage.......................[Auto]
ICH Voltage............................[1.20]
ICH PCIE Voltage.......................[Auto]
DRAM Bus Voltage.......................[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHA...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHA...........[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHB...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHB...........[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHC...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHC...........[Auto]

Load-Line Calibration..................[Enabled]
CPU Differential Amplitude.............[Auto]
CPU Clock Skew.........................[Delay 300ps]
CPU Spread Spectrum....................[Disabled]
IOH Clock Skew.........................[Delay 100ps]
PCIE Spread Spectrum...................[Disabled]

C1E Support............................[Disabled]
Hardware Prefetcher....................[Enabled]
Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch...........[Enabled]
Intel(r) Virtualization Tech...........[Enabled]
CPU TM Function........................[Enabled]
Execute Disable Bit....................[Enabled]
Intel(r) HT Technology.................[Enabled]
Active Processor Cores.................[All]
A20M...................................[Disabled]
Intel(r) SpeedStep(tm) Tech............[Disabled]
Intel(r) C-STATE Tech..................[Disabled]


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Originally Posted by Toro894 View Post
dude you should be able to get to 4.5GHZ maybe more if your chip is a good one since you are watercooled.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...50-4-0ghz.html - air 24/7

^^ thats my post about my setup and what I did to set mine up. If u scroll down you can see all the links I used to gather all my information. also Search button is your friend.
Haha nice OC. Mine is exactly the same. 23x 175?
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blackbalt89 - haha yep 174.99 * 23, and my Batch # 3041A657
I love seeing how this 950 are such solid ocer's IMO
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how do you find the batch number is it on the box?
Nvm mine is #3034A701
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The fastest and easy way to OC your new i7 rig...
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...i5-i7-3-a.html

Enjoy your new rig, congrats
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Toro894 View Post
blackbalt89 - haha yep 174.99 * 23, and my Batch # 3041A657
I love seeing how this 950 are such solid ocer's IMO
Pretty much any i7-950 can hit at LEAST 4GHz, which makes me happy.
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post #8 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
Try these settings to get to 4GHz.

Ai Overclock Tuner.....................[Manual]
CPU Ratio Setting......................[23.0]
Intel(r) SpeedStep(tm) Tech............[Disabled]
Xtreme Phase Full Power Mode...........[Enabled]
BCLK Frequency.........................[174 or 175]
PCIE Frequency.........................[100]
DRAM Frequency.........................[DDR3-1403MHz]
UCLK Frequency.........................[2982MHz]
QPI Link Data Rate.....................[6316MT/s]

CPU Voltage Control....................[Manual]
CPU Voltage............................[1.28750]
CPU PLL Voltage........................[1.88]
QPI/DRAM Core Voltage..................[1.35000]
IOH Voltage............................[1.24]
IOH PCIE Voltage.......................[Auto]
ICH Voltage............................[1.20]
ICH PCIE Voltage.......................[Auto]
DRAM Bus Voltage.......................[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHA...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHA...........[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHB...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHB...........[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHC...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHC...........[Auto]

Load-Line Calibration..................[Enabled]
CPU Differential Amplitude.............[Auto]
CPU Clock Skew.........................[Delay 300ps]
CPU Spread Spectrum....................[Disabled]
IOH Clock Skew.........................[Delay 100ps]
PCIE Spread Spectrum...................[Disabled]

C1E Support............................[Disabled]
Hardware Prefetcher....................[Enabled]
Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch...........[Enabled]
Intel(r) Virtualization Tech...........[Enabled]
CPU TM Function........................[Enabled]
Execute Disable Bit....................[Enabled]
Intel(r) HT Technology.................[Enabled]
Active Processor Cores.................[All]
A20M...................................[Disabled]
Intel(r) SpeedStep(tm) Tech............[Disabled]
Intel(r) C-STATE Tech..................[Disabled]




Haha nice OC. Mine is exactly the same. 23x 175?
Hey So i went in the bios, and started putting in the settings, and when i got to the CPU Voltage stuff i couldnt really find where to put the exact settings... i guess my rampage iii formula is abit different in the layout
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You have to type in the voltage?
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You have to type in the voltage?
Ya but i can't figure out how to unlock the voltage settings
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