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10-18-2019 06:50 PM
Retrorockit I've seen some bogus CPUZ with raised multipliers on locked CPUs, even on some of the 2QPI CPUs that are all locked. There seems to be one ASUS MB that allows this spoof.
It drove me nuts with my locked BIOS overclocking that requires unlocked CPUs until I figured out what was going on.
Here's an X5680 with a 39x160 validation. It looks like EVGA SR2 has the bug also.
http://valid.x86.fr/dfvbji
They always seem to be the fastest one, and have a very low voltage also.
10-18-2019 04:38 PM
SamuelL421
Quote: Originally Posted by Vadlok View Post
Hi everyone!
I've been playing with overclocking my X5670 on an ASUS P6X58D-E. After validating and submitting my CPU-Z benchmark score (https://valid.x86.fr/ltg4pu) I was curious how did it compare to others' overclocks.
I checked the X5670's page, when I saw the first place for the CPU has a whopping 8883 Mhz (47*[email protected]) overclock(http://valid.x86.fr/pxu1zi). I think that's just impossible, some CPU-Z bug or something. Anyone encountered a bug like that? The maximum multiplier for the X5670 is 24(25 while turbo single core).
What are your thoughts on this? Can it be reported somehow? I was lazy reading through the whole 1500 pages to find if there was talk about this in the past, I registered just to ask this question. And to share my overclock somewhere [IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG]

One more quick question: can you make the X5670 to use the 25 multiplier for all of its cores?
I’ve wondered this before too, I’m suspicious of some of the 56xx Xeon validations on cpu-z. Here’s a similar one with an x5650: https://valid.x86.fr/4554he

My guess is these are bogus. I think the upper limits for Westmere x58 under ln2 is somewhere between 5-6ghz.
10-18-2019 01:37 PM
Vadlok Hi everyone!
I've been playing with overclocking my X5670 on an ASUS P6X58D-E. After validating and submitting my CPU-Z benchmark score (https://valid.x86.fr/ltg4pu) I was curious how did it compare to others' overclocks.
I checked the X5670's page, when I saw the first place for the CPU has a whopping 8883 Mhz (47*[email protected]) overclock(http://valid.x86.fr/pxu1zi). I think that's just impossible, some CPU-Z bug or something. Anyone encountered a bug like that? The maximum multiplier for the X5670 is 24(25 while turbo single core).
What are your thoughts on this? Can it be reported somehow? I was lazy reading through the whole 1500 pages to find if there was talk about this in the past, I registered just to ask this question. And to share my overclock somewhere

One more quick question: can you make the X5670 to use the 25 multiplier for all of its cores?
10-17-2019 08:41 AM
Retrorockit Someone just did a nice W3690 overclock on a Dell T3500 workstation at the TPU Throttlestop Overclocking thread.
It's a separate forum because locked BIOS overclocking is very different from normal aftermarket modding. He's posted some Passmark, and Cinebench scores there.
https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...0#post-4134599
10-16-2019 01:01 PM
MayoTheGreat
Quote: Originally Posted by sharaku17 View Post
Hey guys, i got a x58 board with an xeon x5675 for free at my uni last week, so im building a system around it. Now i ordered a cpu cooler which was the arctic freezer 34 esport duo, but sadly i missed that it was not for 1366 sockets, so i will have to return it and get another cpu cooler. I did read a lot of very good things about the arctic one so im a little bit bummed. Can you guys give some advice for a cpu cooler in that same price range of 20-35$ with which i can OC the Xeon x5675 to around 4.0 - 4.2Ghz without having to worry about the temps?



Would really help me a lot, i was eying the DEEPCOOL GAMMAXX 400 as it is 10$ cheaper than the arctic i will return, i was thinking about buying a second fan with that money and add it to the heatsink to get a pull and push setup going. Would that be a good idea? Im happy to hear about any other suggestions!
I've got an Asus p6x58d premium board and a x5670 chip. I run the cooler master hyper 212 Evo and I got my system stable and cool at 4.2 GHz. Multi is 21x and blck is 200. I don't recall the voltage but my temps rarely go above 60 c even on load. The go to 70s when benchmarking but when gaming or using the PC hard (downloading, multiple tabs open, multiple Excel sheets, movie on 2nd screen, transcoding Plex) it's usually in the 50s/60s. It's a perfectly good cooler to hit the 4 GHz area in the $30 range

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10-16-2019 11:43 AM
xenkw0n
Quote: Originally Posted by 99belle99 View Post
What are you trying to do?
I have a P6T7 WS mobo with the two NF200 chips and can use a lot of PCIe lanes. Even mentioning the NF200 chips mucks up the whole idea but in the end if I can get away with being able to use bifurcation on the chipset-provided lanes then I could theoretically install multiple ASUS Hyper x16 cards with storage SSD's installed on that and have them run as independent drives. My thought is that the basic design of the ASUS card (i.e. it doesn't have a controller, if relies on board support for it to function) would work on X58 because it would just be a way to link up 4 M.2 drives.

I'm just trying to do any research I can before I attempt to do this. I can theoretically install a 2 or 3 of these (probably would go with 2, run my GPU in x8 and an extra PCIe to sata III adapter card along with that pairing and still be able to use 2 of the Blue PCIe slots in full X16 mode and install 8 NVMe SSD's (thinking less about speed, more about mass storage, I expect to start seeing some 8TB SSD's coming out a little cheaper with QLC becoming a real option).
10-16-2019 10:56 AM
99belle99
Quote: Originally Posted by xenkw0n View Post
Has anyone been able to try out bifurcation on these boards? Does this quote from the Intel X58 spec sheet mean that it would need to be something built into a BIOS so it can be configured or would bifurcation just technically work if I use something like a x16 NVMe adapter card?

3.2.2.1
Port Bifurcation
The IOH supports port bifurcation using PEWIDTH[5:0] hardware straps. The IOH supports the following configuration modes:
• The width of all links are exactly specified by the straps
• The width of all links are programmed by the BIOS using the PCIE_PRTx_BIF_CTRL register (wait on BIOS mode
What are you trying to do?
10-16-2019 10:43 AM
nofearek9 Bifurcation ,what is this?
10-16-2019 09:14 AM
xenkw0n Has anyone been able to try out bifurcation on these boards? Does this quote from the Intel X58 spec sheet mean that it would need to be something built into a BIOS so it can be configured or would bifurcation just technically work if I use something like a x16 NVMe adapter card?

3.2.2.1
Port Bifurcation
The IOH supports port bifurcation using PEWIDTH[5:0] hardware straps. The IOH supports the following configuration modes:
• The width of all links are exactly specified by the straps
• The width of all links are programmed by the BIOS using the PCIE_PRTx_BIF_CTRL register (wait on BIOS mode
10-07-2019 09:18 AM
croky
Quote: Originally Posted by sharaku17 View Post
Hey guys, i got a x58 board with an xeon x5675 for free at my uni last week, so im building a system around it. Now i ordered a cpu cooler which was the arctic freezer 34 esport duo, but sadly i missed that it was not for 1366 sockets, so i will have to return it and get another cpu cooler. I did read a lot of very good things about the arctic one so im a little bit bummed. Can you guys give some advice for a cpu cooler in that same price range of 20-35$ with which i can OC the Xeon x5675 to around 4.0 - 4.2Ghz without having to worry about the temps?

Would really help me a lot, i was eying the DEEPCOOL GAMMAXX 400 as it is 10$ cheaper than the arctic i will return, i was thinking about buying a second fan with that money and add it to the heatsink to get a pull and push setup going. Would that be a good idea? Im happy to hear about any other suggestions!
I have a cooler mastrer evo 212 and it suits my needs perfectly. I also did install an inferior cooler caster hyper TX3 in my daughters PC and I can OC her L5639 to 3.9 Ghz with no effort. Also, nice temps.
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