More than 50% of Ivy/sandy can only do up to 4.6ghz with reasonable voltage. Most are just not good overclockers.
LLC is a setting that basically feeds extra voltage to your chip at very specific moments. The idea is your true voltage used, voltage that your software cannot pick up and lies to you about and you cannot verify without a multimeter (even the best boards are not 100% accurate on software voltage readings), is lower when using LLC at the right setting, than not using LLC at all.
If you dont use LLC or set it to the 'wrong' setting, then you just use like .2v extra at most. That's why you'll hear people say "well I can do 1.4v stable but with 1.38v+Extreme LLC I'm stable!" but in reality they are using alot more voltage, and that's why they are stable. Unless you have a digital multimeter, just set your LLC to the 2nd highest setting as that's what generally works for everyone on ambient cooling above 4.4ghz.
LLC will NOT be responsible for an overclock that just simply doesn't work at all. And changing your LLC isn't going to make a voltage that isn't stable, stable (unless you are talking like a voltage that might fail prime95 in the 23rd hour because it's so close).
I had an Ivy that did [email protected]
to be 24 hour prime95 stable. And that was the better of 2 chips I had, the worst one needed well over 1.42v for 4.6, and for 4.5 it needed way over 1.33v. It did about [email protected]
, a setting many chips can do on stock voltage.
You aren't doing anything wrong. Enable PLL overvoltage too btw. And your LLC to Ultra-High.