Your overclocking methods appear to be rather haphazard. No offense intended. But you're actually risking your system by using such an approach.
Download a copy of HWinfo64.
Your actual VCORE (or something reasonable approximating it) will show as VCORE in the sensor tables.
The higher your overclock, the more you can ignore VID unless you're running [adaptive and offset] which on some boards will adjust VID settings.
Folks with 8086 chips can pay more attention to VID as the chip's VID table tops 5 GHz, which means it can be useful guesstimating Voltages above 5.0.
You should have HWinfo64 open when you run tests like Realbench.
HWinfo64 will show your max VCORE and min VCORE values when stressed and at rest. The VCORE should drop under heavy load.
Once you have some data you can make some reasoned choices.
I suspect yours is a chip with very low leakage. Pushing it past its comfort level is not advised.
Personally, I'd just go with the speed to which SL binned the chip. They've done the hard work already and that's what you bought.
Just my $.02, though. Interested to see what you decide.
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