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Intel Core i5 & i7 Sandy Bridge Overclocking and Feedback

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Ok I've just started OCing my 2500K. I've only been running 4,5Ghz for over 2 hours in OCCT + playing League of Legends while I'm at it :cool:
My motherboad BIOS has quite different OC options than Extreme3/4 I've seen people post screenshots of. I can only change vcore in 0.05 increments :/
AIDA64 reporting vcore 1.312-1.328, CPU temp is 41-42c (surprisingly low I feel, but I love my Antec 1200 and it's winter outside).
What's the most popular CPU benchmark I could use to compare scores with other oced 2500K CPUs? I want to make sure my CPU isn't being throttled or anything.



 
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Ok fella's I need some help. I am ocing to 4.5ghz but when I set the voltage from auto to a specific number, the voltage does not down volt at idle with the clocks? Is there something special I have to do to make the voltage go down?
 
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Ok fella's I need some help. I am ocing to 4.5ghz but when I set the voltage from auto to a specific number, the voltage does not down volt at idle with the clocks? Is there something special I have to do to make the voltage go down?
i belive you have to use the off set setting for it to drop when speedstep down clocks it
 

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i belive you have to use the off set setting for it to drop when speedstep down clocks it
I will test this out but how do I know what offset if the specific voltage I am looking for?
 
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I could never get that offset thing to work right. It was always either too high under load or too low at idle. I just said eff it and I'm doing it the old-fashioned way.
 
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I have had trouble overclocking my i5-2500k in the past. The best I could do was 4.4ghz. I am trying again. My goal is 4.7ghz. My motherboard is the msi-p67-gd53.

My current settings are:


There is a typo on the ram voltages. Just add .1v to the ram voltages and that is what they are. As I show in the picture, current vs actual, my motherboard rounds down some settings. I am pretty sure some of those voltages are a bit high. I was getting these two bsod codes and I kept adding more vcore.

0x124
0x9C

I went 15 hours with occt linpack test with the above settings. The did the occt lin with avx and it failed in 5 minutes and had the error 0x101.

Any help would be appreciated.
 
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My 2500k only does 4.5. You may just have a dud one like me.

4.5 is something like +0.15 vcore, etc etc, on p67. Should be doable for 99%.
 
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My 2500k only does 4.5. You may just have a dud one like me.

4.5 is something like +0.15 vcore, etc etc, on p67. Should be doable for 99%.
mines needs +30 :eek: and even then sometimes it will lock up rarely :(, motherboards just a piece of shit
 
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I'll post my bios settings soon of were im at currently
 
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Ok I've just started OCing my 2500K. I've only been running 4,5Ghz for over 2 hours in OCCT + playing League of Legends while I'm at it :cool:
My motherboad BIOS has quite different OC options than Extreme3/4 I've seen people post screenshots of. I can only change vcore in 0.05 increments :/
AIDA64 reporting vcore 1.312-1.328, CPU temp is 41-42c (surprisingly low I feel, but I love my Antec 1200 and it's winter outside).
What's the most popular CPU benchmark I could use to compare scores with other oced 2500K CPUs? I want to make sure my CPU isn't being throttled or anything.

http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/9699/captureyzoq.jpg

http://img804.imageshack.us/img804/6818/img7299b.jpg
Does that info is on your keyboard?
Which keyboard do you have?
 
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btw, Looks like james like is dead
...what? uh... do you mean link. I see the picture on mine just fine. It is a big picture of hello kitty :laugh:
 
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...what? uh... do you mean link. I see the picture on mine just fine. It is a big picture of hello kitty :laugh:
maybe it is because i have a very slow internet so it is not loading :rolleyes: