Forum discussion tagged with overcklocking.
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    Question Unable to run ddr4 3200MHz rated quad modules on dual channel mode anywhere above 800Mhz

    Mobo : Asus Maximus VIII Hero CPU : Intel Core i7 - 6700K ( Max DDR4 frequency supported without XMP is 2400mhz according to intel specs ) Chipset : Z170 Ram : 4 * 8 GB Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO DDR4 ( cmw16gx4m2c3200c16 ) // Two modules got Sk chips and other two have Samsung Simply it won't...
  2. wicked_sticky

    Question Overclocking 4770k/Z97 prime95 AVX2

    I unshelved my ancient 4770k / Z97-E moved it to a bigger case added a bigger heatsink. Bios got reset My 10y/o notes (this couldv'e been for the older Z87-A board that got RMA'd or the newer Z97-E board) CPU multi: 45 vcore: 1.229 cpu cache multi: 41 cpu cache volts: 1.186 VCCIN: 1.78 I...
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    Question have I permanently damaged my PC's hardware in trying overclock the CPU ?

    Hi, my cpu i5-4670k,cpu cooler-Hyper 212X , gpu - Asrock rx 7800xt challenger oc, mobo- gigabyte z87x-ud3h, bios version F10b, psu corsair cs650m, corsair ram 4x4gb @1600 mhz dual channel. So after trying some different overclocking settings ( used cpu vcore from 1.2 to 1.23 and targeted for...
  4. vixeko_

    Question Is the Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P motherboard a good option for the AMD FX-8120?

    I have an AMD FX-8120 cpu that according to the specifications its base frequency is 3.1GHz but for some reason in the task manager it says that its base frequency is 2.81GHz, it is strange and I would like my CPU to use the base frequency that supposedly it says in the specifications to be able...
  5. Orishek

    Question RAM Won't Boot Over 3200Mhz

    Hi, I have upgraded from my very old RAMs to G.SKILL 32GB KIT DDR4 3600MHz CL14 Trident Z Neo, my MOBO is Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4, they should be compatible at least what I found out. The Issue is, I can't get it running over 3200MHz. When I enable XMP with AUTO (3600 MHz) System Modifier...
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    Question MSI Afterburner wont save core voltage slider

    Found a old pc witch i am using as a gaming pc of sorts at my cabin, but i am having problems oc-ing the gpu. Its a old gtx 745 low profile card. I can oc the core clock and memory but not the core voltage. It does not have external power so it does not have the normal power limit slider so core...
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    Question Have I "destroyed" my PC (ASRock Z370 Extreme4 / 8600k at 5GHz) ?

    I think I have broken something in my PC !! Yesterday, I was observing that my voltage was going up to 1.37/1.38v while gaming with the previous stable settings I had tested with Prime95 (max vcore under load of 1.344v and max temp under load of 79/81ºC). Full settings in my asrock z370 extreme4...
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    Question Should i update my A520M DS3H's BIOS?

    Hello everyone, i am here to ask a question regarding my MB and if i should update my BIOS version or not. Here's a little context for you. I've finally got my own PC last year (2021) around January-February and succesfully assembled all the parts in my case, and since then i've been running...
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    Question crashes on chrome and Windows after xmp enable.

    Hi, crashes on chrome and Windows after xmp enable. Normally I use a compatible ram from the motherboard website but when I activate xmp I get errors like this. I tested it with memtest86 and there seems to be no errors in the ram. Chrome crash : STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION CPU : Ryzen 7 3800x GPU...
  10. Hernan20

    Question Bad performance of GPU in general and very low usage

    Hi My Nvidia Geforce 9600 GT has incredibly bad performance. Even windows animations are laggy (startup animation, etc.) and doing some experiments with MSI Afterburner trying to fix the problem I found that i cant do overclock and that my gpu usage is always less than 6%, even running the...
  11. PetarV

    [SOLVED] Minimum wattage needed for an overclocked RX 6600?

    I've been planning on getting a seasonic core gc 500w. I would probably not overclock my components but I'd rather have the option if I decide to. The RX 6600 is quite efficient but my 2700x really isn't. I have one ssd installed and 4 case fans. Would 500w be good enough if I put the pedal to...
  12. Sammy_UwU

    Question I want to overclock my old core 2 duo, but I need help find a proper bios to do it

    I need help getting a bios that has the right settings that allow me to overclock my cpu, I have a foxconn g33m02 board I got out of a dell vostro 530s. It has Phoenix Award BIOS version 1.0.15 on it and I know there's other versions of that bios that have settings for overclocking. I either...
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    Question High GPU temperature since updating driver ?

    I updated my laptop's GPU driver and it's description has changed from "AMD FirePro" to "AMD Radeon R7 265 Series", and now every time i plug in my laptop my GPU temperature starts rising. What Should i Do?
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    [SOLVED] DOCP shutting down my system

    Hi! Sorry if this is not the right thread, but it seemed fitting for the problem that I'm having. So, I recently upgraded my RAM to 32 GB from a 16 GB kit that I bought about a year ago. I made sure to double check the speed and timings of this new 16 GB (8GBx2) kit so that it matched with the...
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    [SOLVED] Issues with Overclocking; TJ Max on Prime95 even on default BIOS config

    I've been looking for tips on OC settings for the 11th gen Intel and I can't really find anything... I know the CPU is actually worse then the 10th gen, but its too late and im trying to deal with it... My issue is getting the temp down... I'm aiming for a 4.7ghz OC, not even anything crazy...
  16. MarkoTheKid

    Question I accidentally overclocked my on-board GPU, now no display

    Hello Guys. I accidentally overclocked my on-board GPU on my GIGABYTE ga78lmt-usb3 rev 6.0. The machine said continue or enter the bios and I choose to enter the bios and BAM. No display. Please help!
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    [SOLVED] My cpu speed is stuck at 0.77 Ghz for some days. What could be the problem?

    1) Laptop's fan stopped working. It spins for a second, there is a noise and it stops. This keeps repeating. I am using a cooling pad for laptop and there is no heating issue so far. Idle state temperatures are 35-40 deg C. When I use moderately, the temperature goes to 45 C. And when I run an...
  18. Classy666

    [SOLVED] 10400f can't stuck in 3.98ghz

    Im runing a 10400f on a B460M A-pro 2400mhz ram 550w psu Cooler master cpu cooler Anyway The cpu cannot reach 4.3ghz as it sais in intel's website and it gets stuck in 3.98ghz in full load in cinebench and video games 28°idle 70°max Mobo's xmp is off cuz i couldnt turn it on with 2400mhz...
  19. SuPanda

    Question Massive hash-rate drops on Gigabyte RTX 3090 Gaming OC when mining ?

    Hi guys, So I recently decided to mine on my gigabyte rtx 3090 gaming oc and the first week everything was fine and I had constantly a hashrate of 120 mh/s but gpu memory temp was getting quite hot (110 C) so yesterday I decided to put some thermaltape, heatsink and a 3000rpm fan on the...
  20. LOST x HOPE

    [SOLVED] Some games give 10-15 fps loss and some games give 10-15 fps extra after overclocking.

    So i overclocked my rx 550 from 1183mhz to 1479mhz and vram clock from 1500mhz to 1750mhz but the thing is some games give extra fps after overclocking and some have fps loss.my temps are fine around 65-70 degree celcius.
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    Question Overclocking configuration ?

    Hi i need some help, i have the Athlon 3000g with a b450m d3sh v2 and 16 GB dual channel Corsair vengenace lpx, i tried to overclock and changed the gpu frecuency up to 1'100 but don't work, anyone has an optimal configuration for this setup?
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    [SOLVED] Boost an old PC?

    !Tech Specs! Sapphire tri x 290 AMD Fx8350 w/ H80GTi Corsair closed loop watercooler Corsair xms3 2x4 gb 1600mhz Gigabyte 990fxa ud3 Rosewill Photon 650/800(I don't remember) watt 80 plus psu I'm looking for a way to boost the performance of my 5+ year old pc using software, changing windows...
  23. ziad ahmed

    [SOLVED] Do B560 Motherboards Support cpu overclocking ?!

    iam just asking if B560 Motherboards Support cpu overclocking For Both 10th and 11th gen CPUs ?
  24. HereIsOlly

    Question Can I overclock my GPU on Asus Prime A320m/K motherboard (buget pc).

    I got AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB and Asus Prime A320m/K motherboard and Im wondering if I can overclock it (good cooling system). And btw this was buget pc and I cant buy better motherboard.
  25. shadowcat777

    Question bluescreen after bios update when overclocking

    I have a z370-p motherboard with a i5 8600k cpu and after updating my bios to 2801 when overclocking i get bluescreens. So i have disabled the overclocking process in bios. I wonder is this normal and can it be a hardware problem or is it simply the bios update ? the blue screen was= WHEA...
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    [SOLVED] My Ryzen 5 3600 OC any good ,do i push further ?

    Hi , first and foremost my system specs Ryzen 5 3600 Asus Prime b450M-A Motherboard GTX 1650 SUPER XPG GAMMIX D30 16GB 3200Mhz RAM Antec NX210 Cabinet So ,hi again Please allow me to explain Two days back i got myself a Ryzen 5 3600 and decided to overclock it today using the Ryzen Master and...
  27. ak195

    Question Is it safe to boost GTX 1050ti Windforce OC 4G rev1.1 ?

    Just thinking of boosting my Gigabyte GTX 1050ti Windforce OC 4G rev1.1 GPU. Will it be safe and stable?
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    [SOLVED] Where is the CAD BUS timings ?

    I'm using a gigabyte ax-370 motherboard with a ryzen 1700x cpu and g.skill ram. I'm trying to overclock my ram as it's running at 2133mhz and it's rated for 3200mhz. I'm using the dram calculator and there are a few things I can't find such as the "cad bus timings" as well as the "soc voltage"...
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    [SOLVED] New to overclocking (cant get pased 4.1Mhz!!!)

    Hello all and a happy new year 2021 I have been trying to attempt to OC my cpu but I am walking into a place that i have zero clue how it works. here are my specs: CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X RAM: Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE1 2x8GB MOTHERBOARD: Asrock B450 Pro4 GPU: Radeon 5700 XT Sapphire Nitro...
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    [SOLVED] Does it make sense to overclock the RAM if GPU is 100% loaded?

    I have an RX570 4GB and a Ryzen 5 2600, DDR4 8x2 2400 MHz. Usually in all new games the GPU is 100% loaded and the CPU is less than 50% loaded. Will overclocked RAM lead to performance gains in this case?
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    Question i7-5820K overlocking issues/doubts

    Greetings, im new in to overclocking so , i saw that XTU was an easy way to overclock so i wanted to give it a try, i managed to get my 5820k to 3.9~4.1ghz , but i cant go any higher i have Core voltage set to 1.300v and all cores to 4.2ghz but im getting current/EDP limit throttling and i dont...
  32. Kinokiru

    Question my cpu isnt running on its overclock or task manager is wrong

    so i have my ryzen 7 2700x overclocked on 4.2ghz all cores on 1.3875v for some months now but when this week i looked multiple times at task manager and it says it runs at 3.68ghz while i also saw multiple times my cpu ranned at 4.2ghz. is this just a glitch or did i do something wrong because...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen5 3600 Stable overclock ?

    Anyone knows stable overclock for r5 3600 ? My specs: r5 3600 Asrock B450 steel series DDR4 16gb 3200 GTX 1660Ti
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    [SOLVED] Is 1.5v normal for non-overclocked CPU voltage?

    Hi! So, I just noticed that my CPU's voltage was at about 1.406v in the BIOS. And then I saw max voltage for one core is at 1.531 in HWMonitor. So, is it normal? I have read in some places that it is too high voltage, but those were not so new sources. Also, I have overclocked the RAM using...
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    [SOLVED] No post with ANY overclock

    Hey folks. Just got a new build together (listed below), got everything set up, and went to start my tuning. I completed the first round of tweaks, restarted, aaaaand no post. No keyboard/mouse. Black screen. Q-codes cycling as follows, in order: DE AD 30 47 01 92. I restarted again, nothing. I...
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    [SOLVED] 1800x + Asus C6H x370 EPS Cables and OC

    Hi Guys 1800x + Asus C6H x370. Stock wraith max cooler So my Motherboard has a 8 pin + 4 pin connector. Dont have a 4 pin additional EPS with my Seasonic m12ii 620 Have been running stock 3.6 for the last 2 years or so, stable with only 1 8 PIN eps Been trying to do basic OC now but its...
  37. jrdraq

    Question Can Overclock in any ways possible?

    RIP ENG please bear with me. I have this old PC Setup and I want it to be used by my lil bro and you know play with him later (The Forest). It is playable but you know lagness is a bit annoying sometimes when going to caves etc. Here are the specs CPU: AMD-A4 6300 APU with Radeon (tm) HD...
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    Question Can't get my ram to 3200mhz

    I have a ryzen 7 2700x, rog strix b450-f gaming mobo, 32gb corsair vengence 3200mhz ram and i have tried turning on docp and giving it more voltage and no matter what i try whenever it resets if i put it above 2733mhz it will say error to boot memory failed then put it back to 2133mhz.
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600 failed to run 1.32v for 4.2ghz

    My pc wont run on 4.2ghz for 1.32v. I changed vcore voltage to 1.32v and core multiplier to 42.00 in my gigabyte b550m aorus elite. It ended up, pc won't boot. Pc specs Gigabyte b550m aorus elite Ryzen 5 3600 M9a cooler Klevv bolt 3600mhz 16gb ram Zotac 1660 Super Amp Fsp Hydro Pro 650w 80+...
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    flashed rtx 2070 max q from 80 watt to 90(dell g7 7790)

    the flash was succesfull but i have some questions. 1)is it dangerous forthe gpu to run higher tdp and clocks? 2)i guess that the warranty is voided??ori can flash back the backup bios when something happens too the laptop? 3)the temperatures are ok,maximum 85c for the cpu and 75 for gpu. I...