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I have mate, did that last night. I hope I am not going to have to down clock. I can't understand how it has been running nice for ages then now its spitting its dummy out :(
Back down your OC then run some tests. Keep everything else the same. If you run into the issue again, back the clock down more, if you still have the issue, then drop the vCore slightly.

Either way your setup may not be able to handle the OC, though you may also have a temperature issue.
 
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could very well be your motherboard revision
I did think about that. Nothing I can do about that now, I maybe should have found out what rev it was before I bought it, but as I was that keen to get all the parts for as cheap as I could I overlooked that. At the end of the day it's a £700 whole system so it isn't going to win any records but it's doing the job for me :)

Back down your OC then run some tests. Keep everything else the same. If you run into the issue again, back the clock down more, if you still have the issue, then drop the vCore slightly.

Either way your setup may not be able to handle the OC, though you may also have a temperature issue.
Temps are all within limits and I have everything that will get hot cooled, I think if I was to start down clocking I might not get the FPS I get in FSX now. So probs best to leave well alone atm haha :rockout:
 

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no worries from what i read it sounds like youre going to be putting different components on the board

I did think about that. Nothing I can do about that now, I maybe should have found out what rev it was before I bought it, but as I was that keen to get all the parts for as cheap as I could I overlooked that. At the end of the day it's a £700 whole system so it isn't going to win any records but it's doing the job for me :)



Temps are all within limits and I have everything that will get hot cooled, I think if I was to start down clocking I might not get the FPS I get in FSX now. So probs best to leave well alone atm haha :rockout:
 
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no worries from what i read it sounds like youre going to be putting different components on the board
Nah nothing else to go on now. Apart from the heatsinks for the fets, but that's it. Should last me a couple of years and by then hopefully I will have more money going spare to build a monster :)
 
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Go my 8320 to 4.5GHz but went back to 4.4GHz due to heat
 
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so glad i upgraded from my FX 4100
They are the best upgrades, the one's you end up well happy with. Enjoy it :)

I toyed with the idea of getting a 8xxx chip but as im a tight I talked myself out of it haha, I think the 8320 was about £20 more which isn't all that bad tbh.
 
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They are the best upgrades, the one's you end up well happy with. Enjoy it :)

I toyed with the idea of getting a 8xxx chip but as im a tight I talked myself out of it haha, I think the 8320 was about £20 more which isn't all that bad tbh.
Actually got mines on sale. Caught it for $161.50 after shipping and taxes. Did you see my lost post with comparisons
 
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Actually got mines on sale. Caught it for $161.50 after shipping and taxes. Did you see my lost post with comparisons
Yeah I saw it, nice comparison. Defo worth the upgrade :rockout:
 
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Yeah I saw it, nice comparison. Defo worth the upgrade :rockout:
Yea some games that were GPU dependent it was no noticeable upgrade but in CPU limited & GPU dependent games the upgrade was really noticeable. Sleeping Dogs isn't really CPU dependent but i did get better minimums so it not longer lags in certain parts. BF3 being the game i play the most and is one of my favorites i noticed a substantle increase in performance when on MP 64.
 
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Go my 8320 to 4.5GHz but went back to 4.4GHz due to heat
Ya these 83xx get bloody hot. Hence why I built a water loop, got my chip down to 35c load @4.5, it was around 70c before even with my giant noctua.
 
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Ya these 83xx get bloody hot. Hence why I built a water loop, got my chip down to 35c load @4.5, it was around 70c before even with my giant noctua.
yea plan to go watercooling soon
 
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Water is cool, pardon the pun haha. I had my olddddd comp water cooled, back when I had a e6300. Loved that pooter, had the cpu/nb/gpu in one massive loop, no mosfets heatsink and the baby ran sweet as. My bedroom was always toasty warm off the rad aswel haha. Ahh the good old days.
 
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I did think about that. Nothing I can do about that now, I maybe should have found out what rev it was before I bought it, but as I was that keen to get all the parts for as cheap as I could I overlooked that. At the end of the day it's a £700 whole system so it isn't going to win any records but it's doing the job for me :)

Temps are all within limits and I have everything that will get hot cooled, I think if I was to start down clocking I might not get the FPS I get in FSX now. So probs best to leave well alone atm haha :rockout:
I hink what Super meant was to back down the clock and see if you run into stability problems. If you do then you ahve to either increase the voltage to sustain the high clock speed or back down the clock speed to make sure you run stable.
No point in high fps when the system is crashing right ;)
 
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I hink what Super meant was to back down the clock and see if you run into stability problems. If you do then you ahve to either increase the voltage to sustain the high clock speed or back down the clock speed to make sure you run stable.
No point in high fps when the system is crashing right ;)
Yeah I get that mate. It isn't crashing anymore and I don't want to push too much voltage through the vrm i case I blow it haha
 
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1.35v is pretty dang low, if your specs are still accurate. Just a click above stock, with a 300mhz increase in clock. I'd say thats not bad at all.
 
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1.35v is pretty dang low, if your specs are still accurate. Just a click above stock, with a 300mhz increase in clock. I'd say thats not bad at all.
It is set to 1.35 in the bios but monitoring software see's it sometimes go up to 1.38.

The 6300 is 3.5 mate, max turbo is 4.1. If I had a better mobo
Im sure I could push it more but I'm paranoid of frying my vrms haha

I've seen the nb temps hit 70 aswel and don't really know what the max temp is for that tbh
 
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Oh ok, kinda forgot you had a 6300, so more like a 800mhz increase with very little volts, thats rather awesome.

Ya 70 is a bit warm for most anything. Your mosfet heatsinks should help with that whenever you get em tho.
 
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Oh ok, kinda forgot you had a 6300, so more like a 800mhz increase with very little volts, thats rather awesome.

Ya 70 is a bit warm for most anything. Your mosfet heatsinks should help with that whenever you get em tho.
Yeah it's 1.25v stock so not too bad. Will cooling the mosfets help cool the NB? 70 is a rarity it usually hovers aroundmid 50's to 60ish.
 

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Yeah it's 1.25v stock so not too bad. Will cooling the mosfets help cool the NB? 70 is a rarity it usually hovers aroundmid 50's to 60ish.
no the NB is right above the PCI E slots, either have a different heatsink on or a fan heatsink on it, normally with the right case cooling and proper ambient room temperature you dont need to modify the nb or SB heatsinks.
 
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no the NB is right above the PCI E slots, either have a different heatsink on or a fan heatsink on it, normally with the right case cooling and proper ambient room temperature you dont need to modify the nb or SB heatsinks.
Yeah I know where the NB is lol, I just wasn't sure if the vrm heat would influence the temp of the NB, I have got a fan blowing on it also, possibly it isnt cooling it well enough though.
 
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Yeah it's 1.25v stock so not too bad.
Really? I guess I didn't realize the 6300 was that low. 8350 is like 1.32, sometimes different boards seem to start off at slightly different volts by a few hundredths.
 
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Yeah its a lower wattage chip aswel. So in theory it should run abit cooler.
 
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Yeah thats true.

I have happy news, I just got to 5.1ghz somewhat stable with all 8 cores! http://valid.canardpc.com/2745229
Theres my CPUz. It's only 1.51v in bios, I'm quite proud of it. I got it to go yesterday but then couldn't get there again. I think my water was a bit warm, its amazing the difference it makes between semi-stable at 5.1 and not even being able to boot at 4.8 with a 5c difference in water temps. If it's around 25c it stays stable, but if it gets close to 30 it cant keep the CPU quite cool enough it seems.


Edit: Hey, I have a question that might seem kinda silly; what bios option is supposed to enable the CPU to downclock at idle? I thought it was cool n quiet, but that doesn't seem to change anything. Neither does C1E. So I was wondering if I could have inadvertently enabled/disabled something else that could have an effect?
 
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