My uncle underwent chemotherapy for throat cancer 2 years ago and the cancer was defeated. He was a heavy smoker and still smokes heavily.
My quest for 32GB DDR3 2400 RAM is finished. As you know, I already owned 100% stable Corsair Vengeance 16GB RAM. I snatched another 16GB Vengeance RAM with the same PCB version from eBay, but the sticks are gray. My 32GB RAM is a mix of red and gray sticks.
Below is AIDA screenshot with 100BCLK. You can guess that write speeds are lower due to the CPU strap bug.
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BCLK adjustments did not help. I then tried 125 strap. The RAM ran at 2333 MHz, but write speeds increased nonetheless.
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agent_x007 must be very lucky to be running overclocked i7-6950X at 4.4GHz on air cooling. I also have i7-6950X and it can pass Cinebench R15 at 4.3 GHz at 1.24 Vcore. But the chip reaches 80°C on 280mm Corsair H110i GT. It can boot Windows at 4.4GHz, but as soon as I run CB, the screen goes black and the PC shuts down most likely due to overheating. My chip must need custom water loop with triple radiators.
I also have 18-core Xeon E5-2699V3. V3 Xeons are fun, because with the custom UEFI and undervolting, you can run them at almost max turbo frequency. I found out after purchasing my E5-2699V3 that the best V3 Xeon to get is actually E5-2696V3 because it has 38x max Turbo multi instead of 36x multi of E5-2699V3.
My E5-2699V3 was running at 2.7 GHz at stock with the original BIOS on ASUS X99-A.
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After BIOS mod, I tried to undervolt -0.125V, but Windows did not boot and blue screened. The highest frequency I could get was 3400 MHz with -0.1V undervolt.
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If you increase the BCLK slightly, the max multi is also increased under load. The max stable BCLK on my motherboard is 103 MHz. The max multi I achieved was 35x with -0.08V undervolt, which equals to 3600 MHz frequency.
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I tested the stability with Prime95 Blend and -0.1V undervolt was not completely stable. -0.06V undervolt seems to be stable on 100 MHz BCLK, but on 103 BCLK causes WHEA Corrected Hardware Error in Event Viewer. My chip is completely stable with -0.05V undervolt on 103 MHz BCLK and the max sustained multi is 34x. Of course, other people may have better luck with the silicon lottery and their chips can be 100% stable with -0.095V undervolt as recommended in Tech Yes City video.