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post #52 of (permalink) Old 03-31-2019, 06:17 AM
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If he does any overclocking his biggest voltage concerns are with the Vcore (CPU), VTT (UNCORE), DRAM (RAM), QPI PLL (Quick Path Inter-connect), and IOH Core (North-Bridge). The QPI PLL & IOH Core need to be the same volts. For 3740MHz QPI I need about 1.4v on my QPI PLL & IOH Core. I think that's around the limit for most QPI speeds on any X58 board. I personally wouldn't recommend going any higher with either of those voltage settings. Uncore and DRAM also have a relationship. Uncore can reach up to around 3.4GHz with 1.33v 1.35v is the absolute max the uncore should be pushed for longevity. And usually the bios settings don't match what shows on a multi meter so it's best not to set it at or above 1.35v. With 1.33v Uncore it's safe to push DRAM voltages to 1.83v but with fluctuations it's best to keep those two within .40v, e.g. 1.33v Uncore 1.73v DRAM. 32nm 1366 socket chips can easily do 4Ghz with 1.32v vcore, maybe even less vcore.

My first X58 board was an EVGA 760 A1 bought back when they first came out (2008 or 2009?). Also picked up an Asrock X58 (first gen/iteration) for my main rig. I'm currently on an X58 UD7 for gaming with a GTX 1070 and it's great for the UE3 & UE4 engine, CS:GO runs very well on it too (1080p 144Hz)

CPU
Intel® Xeon® Processor W3690
Motherboard
EVGA 141-GT-E770 Classified
GPU
EVGA GeForce GT 210
RAM
Muskin
Hard Drive
Samsung 840 Pro SSD
Hard Drive
OCZ Vertex2 SSD
Hard Drive
8 x Samsung 1Tb F3
Power Supply
2009 Seasonic X650w Gold
Cooling
Megahalems
Case
ABS Black Pearl
Operating System
Windows 10 64 Professional
Monitor
Asus VG278H
Keyboard
Steelseries 6Gv2 Cherry MX Reds
Mouse
MS Sidewinder X3
CPU
AMD 3800X (stock)
Motherboard
Gigabyte X570 AORUS XTREME (rev. 1.x) F11 bios
GPU
NVIDIA GTX 1070
RAM
G.Skill 4133, F4-4133C19D-16GTZR 1.35v
Hard Drive
Samsung NVME 970 Pro 1TB
Power Supply
EVGA Supernova 1000 T2 Titanium
Cooling
Noctua NH D15S
Case
Corsair 800D
Operating System
Windows 10
Monitor
HP Omen X 25f
Keyboard
Bloody Gaming B820R
Mouse
Bloody Gaming SP30
Audio
Creative Zx
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