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hmm so while running prime for 5.0ghz at 1.38v Worker 1-3 stopped leaving the 4th core still running prime ... im guessing i should up the vcore? i didnt bsod.
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hmm so while running prime for 5.0ghz at 1.38v Worker 1-3 stopped leaving the 4th core still running prime ... im guessing i should up the vcore? i didnt bsod.
how long did it take to fail? rather than bumping the vcore 0.05+ do 0.10+ then try again.
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how long did it take to fail? rather than bumping the vcore 0.05+ do 0.10+ then try again.
immediately right after i pressed start.
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in that case bump the vcore 0.10+ (twice) continue bumping vcore until it's stable, however personally I wouldn't advise anything over 1.5 as a complete max. Also keep an eye on the temps, iirc cpu throttles at 95 or 92 and some say that it's best to keep temps below 85, personally I keep mine below 70c, your choice

EDIT: I would think to get your cpu stable at 5ghz you will atleast require 1.45 but carrying on testing until you get the overclock stable.
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in that case bump the vcore 0.10+ (twice) continue bumping vcore until it's stable, however personally I wouldn't advise anything over 1.5 as a complete max. Also keep an eye on the temps, iirc cpu throttles at 95 or 92 and some say that it's best to keep temps below 85, personally I keep mine below 70c
They weren't even going beyond 50c when I was doing 4.6, this whole worker stopped thing is annoying personally >_< im already at 1.43

edit: question my ram has am xmp profile while overclocking my cpu is it smart to even activate the xmp for the ram?

edit2: seems like you were right 1.45 had me priming for like 3 minutes before one of the workers stopped ... im guessing im close.

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Edited by Kepi - 4/7/11 at 10:27pm
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Hmm seems like 1.465vcore did the trick going to leave it priming hopefully to be able to complete the 12hrs to join the club

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Whats up kepi enjoying your new rig I see? OCing sandy can be fun if your not on a **** board like mine. I am actually thinking of going to a sabertooth or something with higher phase for OC. Little bankrupt at the moment blew my income tax wad on eyefinity.lol
How is that board?
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Whats up kepi enjoying your new rig I see? OCing sandy can be fun if your not on a **** board like mine. I am actually thinking of going to a sabertooth or something with higher phase for OC. Little bankrupt at the moment blew my income tax wad on eyefinity.lol
How is that board?
so far i like it. though im still having difficulty on getting this 5ghz stable and seeing as how i do not want to go over 1.46 im going to lower the OC to 4.5ghz and call it a day, still a heck of a lot better than my 1090t.

What monitors you get for your eyefinity? Thats an upgrade im meaning of doing.
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so far i like it. though im still having difficulty on getting this 5ghz stable and seeing as how i do not want to go over 1.46 im going to lower the OC to 4.5ghz and call it a day, still a heck of a lot better than my 1090t.

What monitors you get for your eyefinity? Thats an upgrade im meaning of doing.
I got three acer led 1920x1080s. Luckily I was able to return my aoc and grab these they were really cheap like 160 with tax included at best buy. they actually beat out new egg for once. Now I just gotta hunt around for a stupid active display port adapter. Im stoked to see how its gonna look. I will throw a screenie up once I do.

Ya 4.5GHz is still sick. I did not like running mine at 1.38v so I lowered my clock to 4.2GHz and am now at 1.255v so Im happy.
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I got three acer led 1920x1080s. Luckily I was able to return my aoc and grab these they were really cheap like 160 with tax included at best buy. they actually beat out new egg for once. Now I just gotta hunt around for a stupid active display port adapter. Im stoked to see how its gonna look. I will throw a screenie up once I do.

Ya 4.5GHz is still sick. I did not like running mine at 1.38v so I lowered my clock to 4.2GHz and am now at 1.255v so Im happy.
nice .. ya i wasnt comfortable with my voltages for anything in 5ghz range. My voltages for my 4.5 clock is 1.32 so far prime is still running and its been about 6 hours or so.


Edited by Kepi - 4/8/11 at 12:14pm
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