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TPU's Core i7 Overclocking and Feedback

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fit is fucking pissed. PITA mobo doesnt like to OC very easily. WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY too many options in the bios.

i can get 4.2ghz to run on all auto but it wont bench. it has to be close cause it just stops... not freezes.
 

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Sorry man. You'll get it worked out, and you'll be better for it. Kinda like looking at a DFI genie bios for the first time...:laugh:
 

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Sorry man. You'll get it worked out, and you'll be better for it. Kinda like looking at a DFI genie bios for the first time...:laugh:
boy that was a good first time experiance
 
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Just ordered the GIG Extreme, so need to get the chip and ram....

are you both just using hte 920i?
Yes we both are, don't let this fact it is the baby chip, can pack quite a punch.

Did fit kill his machine?
Not yet, but I won't be up all night to keep him from doing so.
 

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Sorry man. You'll get it worked out, and you'll be better for it. Kinda like looking at a DFI genie bios for the first time...:laugh:
boy that was a good first time experiance
Yeah, I never realized there were so many timing options for ram until I bought my first DFI board. lol.
 

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Yeah, I never realized there were so many timing options for ram until I bought my first DFI board. lol.
lo0l me too thats what got me i could work around the cpu stuff then i got to the ram section and i was like WTF? no way some of these HAVE to be made up
 

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who wants to help me out here?

this is what all auto gives me for 4ghz....

4ghz auto
cpu = 1.42
qpi = 1.363
pll = 1.812
dram = 1.56
ioh i_h = 1.508
ioh = 1.131
ich i_s = 1.508
ich = 1.111

i bumped the cpu to 1.45v and retesting but damn this thing is being a total PITA

EDIT: dammit.... it froze loading cpu test 1
 

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who wants to help me out here?

this is what all auto gives me for 4ghz....

4ghz auto
cpu = 1.42
qpi = 1.363
pll = 1.812
dram = 1.56
ioh i_h = 1.508
ioh = 1.131
ich i_s = 1.508
ich = 1.111

i bumped the cpu to 1.45v and retesting but damn this thing is being a total PITA
its Qpi try running the proc at 1.45 and up the QPI to ~ 1.4 i heard once the QPI gets high it starts tweaking out and that was a major road block for alot of reveiwers.
 

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its Qpi try running the proc at 1.45 and up the QPI to ~ 1.4 i heard once the QPI gets high it starts tweaking out and that was a major road block for alot of reveiwers.
Yeah, I believe the vcore and QPI have to be within .5v of each other, or you risk serious stability issues.
 

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looks a bit confusing.
 

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Oh, you're just showing off now. lol.

Nice score fit.
 

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keep her going fit.
 

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you got 4.2 stable?
 

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try matching QPI and core v
 

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doesnt work. tried it.
will it to work....center your energy in the center of your palm with your palm facing the mobo and "push" it tword the mobo emember keep focused and it should work.
 

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will it to work....center your energy in the center of your palm with your palm facing the mobo and "push" it tword the mobo emember keep focused and it should work.
That's sounds more like chi'ing it to work. lol.