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I seem to have an issue overclocking my 3570K on this MVE.
What happens is no matter where i change the processor speed, whether the CPU level up, changing turbo ratios on the extreme tweakers page of the bios, nor in the CPU power management, can I get the results i am looking to achieve.

What is happening is that i either get full on overclock without speed step being active, so that the OC is always on. On the flip side if I change the turbo cores and set the top one to 40, I get into windows to find it running locked at 3.8ghz.

I used to think I knew what i was doing with overclocking but this board is about to make me rip my hair out. Been playing with it for about a week, and while a locked OC is fine for some, I would like to figure out how to set the OC and keep speed step active.

Any help is appreciated on this!
 

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I think this mobo is to leet for TPU.
 
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I was thinking about that, but their forums seem a little lame to me, I figured I would pick brains here first, someone has to own this board.
 
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Post screen shots of the bios
 

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Post screen shots of the bios
good point. playing with the OC and I will get a few up!

Edit, seems I stumbled onto something and it is working now. Setting the turbo multi with only control of one core with the same multi across all 4 cores, and now speed step is just working now.

It seems in the end it was CPU-z just reading it wrong and it was actually using speed step too. As soon as I opened Aida64 CPU-z would show the right speeds as well.
 
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I ended up with 1.3V running 4.5GHz and was able to keep the memory stable at 2600Mhz with speed step moving. I think I am good with this for now;)
 
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I ended up with 1.3V running 4.5GHz and was able to keep the memory stable at 2600Mhz with speed step moving. I think I am good with this for now;)



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This is all I changed...




 
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See if you can get 1T on the command rate. If not back the frequency down to 2400MHz at lower timings with 1T for command rte and memory will perform a bit better. Maybe 9/10/10/28/1T @2400Mhz. Looks like you have it now. It has been a while since I farted with Asus Bios
 

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1T runs fine, but I didnt get 2666mhz memory to run 2400;)
 
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Hi, M5E here!
At least I always get throttling of multiplier with EPU ON in BIOS and then, at windows level, of the 3 EPU profiles only "Energy saving" was throttling (auto and Performance, not).
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1T runs fine, but I didnt get 2666mhz memory to run 2400;)
If you get 2666MHz at 1T thats awesome. Tighten them timings as much as you can and you have a winner.
 
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Asus ordinary forums are lame because nearly nobody uses them, no permanent users eithers apart from some mod.
ROG forums seam a bit more attractive but nothing like TPU :)

Edit: And since its origins every Asus site is slow as the fart of a coward....
 

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I ended up with 1.3V running 4.5GHz and was able to keep the memory stable at 2600Mhz with speed step moving. I think I am good with this for now;)
Thats a good setup for that chip! I am running both 2600K's at 1.32V 4.5ghz and both do not get over 60 degrees :)

Glad you got it worked out peet :)
 
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my 2500K runs in the 50-60º celcius during Aida64 stress tests, at 4400 Mhz, and 1,36 volt....
 
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Thanx for posting those screen shots, very helpful actually.
Mine seems to be pretty stable @ 4.6 atm.-1.330 cpu voltage, think that's too high?

Did you drop the vccio voltage from 1.67700 to 1.65000 ?





There are updates on the asus website for ai suite, game first, and bios.
 
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bios newer than the 1307?

Edit: just looked 1408, will have to give it a try.
 

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If you get 2666MHz at 1T thats awesome. Tighten them timings as much as you can and you have a winner.
Those sticks dont really improve when you screw with the timings. I have a set and spent enough time playing around that the way they come is the best they are going to be imho.
bios newer than the 1307?

Edit: just looked 1408, will have to give it a try.
You need to do slight adjustments to your voltages Sneeky.

for example you have the

DRAM voltage set @ 1.65 but really it's running 1.677v
VCCO voltage set @ 1.25v is also out @ 1.261v

I find buy just lowering the voltage a click or two lower and just reboot back into the bios the voltage can be checked again to see if any further adjustments are needed.
What have you the Digi+power control settings at? I didnt see a screen shot of it.

Being a new board your going to need to monitor the ROG forums for Bios updates.
They seem to post them there first for some reason ;)

The bios updates are going to be the key to all your issues with that board, trust me I've been running ROG boards for years and know there what to and what not's of them :cool:
 

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Meh. I run 0.95V on VCCSA, and 1.05V on VCCIO @ 4x4 GB 2666 MHz memory. Hynix or Samsung doesn't matter. It just took a few sub-timing changes to get it working right, but that's all.

Don't flash 1408!!!!


DO NOT!!!


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Your carpet is so old fashioned! LOL (But hardware not... hehehehe)
Great thread, thanks all.
BTW; yes, Asus increases set voltages like a bitch... So you have to fool them in the BIOS
 

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OHHOHHOOOO!

That creates the VERY decisive question: when you update BIOS, it updates only the active CHIP of the TWO CHIPS? Right now I am unaware of what I did when I updated the BIOS. Theorically, I could be using an age old one, as I switched somewhere in the process....

checking....