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So i have overclocked my 960 to 3.35ghz but now its stuck? sorry ive been reading around and im using an evga x58 mobo and idk exactly which voltages to tweak
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"stuck" meaning....?
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well my bios says its higher than 3.35 but windows still has it at 3.35
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Windows isn't exactly known for its accuracy when reading CPU characteristics. Download CPU-Z and see if it matches your BIOS settings. (It will)

While you're at it, for overclocking, I'd recommend getting realtemp and hardware monitor for reference purposes.
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whatever your bios says its running @ boot should be correct!
also use the evga eleet for monitoring ,helped me while i overclocked from my bios!
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