Forum discussion tagged with overclock.
  1. C

    Question CPU voltage keeps changing on its own

    Hi everyone, Recently I've been dealing with a very weird situation: the CPU voltage randomly surges to ~1.47V in Windows10 only whenever I do a sudden intense action (quick zoom in Google map, or video editing etc.). Then the voltage stays ~1.47V no matter the frequency. I have to reset the...
  2. Ratteus

    [SOLVED] Is this a good overclock? Where can I improve?

    Hi guys! I'm new to the overclocking scene, and I was wondering if this was a decent overclock for my 3600. View: https://imgur.com/a/vFlJ1Ah Where can I improve? Should I lower the voltage more?
  3. LORYT699

    [SOLVED] General question about oc

    Hi, I m not a lot familiar with oc, I never done some real oc on cpu or gpu ecc. My build is: z390 tomahawk i5 9600k 1060 6gb asus dual oc gskill royal 3200mhz cl 16 atc 800(cooler) I have some question about all the oc 1) Does the mobo have an important impact on the oc? I think yes but what is...
  4. 1

    Question I need an alternative to "Enhanced Multi Core Performance" to get my polling rate stable ?

    I have aorus z390 with 9900k. The problem is, my mouse polling rate looks like this. View: https://imgur.com/a/SNs8ILY No matter what i do (disable EIST, SPEEDSTEP, C-states, set constant VCORE, set my cpu to 4.7 GHZ, disable turbo boost, enable turbo boost) the problem does not go away. It...
  5. ohthatvace

    [SOLVED] CPU not matching BIOS overclock settings (wELp pLs)

    Hey guys, so I'm trying to safely overclock my CPU Ryzen 5 2600 (not X) to 3.8gHz. In the past it was overclocked (and safe at 38 with 1.3125 voltage) but i had an asus b450m-a motherboard that I needed to change to a biostar b450gt3 (current). In my current BIOS, if I change the values to the...
  6. N

    Question Trying to get the most out of my Ryzen 7 2700x

    Hi all, I've been trying to OC my Ryzen 7 2700x for the last day or so. I've read lots of different things and followed different guides but none of them seem to be working right. PC specs listed below. I have tried multiple combinations of PBO and Core Boost. When I use those my CPU normally...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] DRAM Voltages different in HWInfo than which set in BIOS

    I Use Crucial Ballistix 2666MHz CL 16 DRAM ( 8GB x 2 ), at OC to 3000MHz CL 15. I have set DRAM Voltage to 1.35v in BIOS ( Gigabyte B550m DS3H ). But HWInfo shows DRAM Voltage as 1.38v. Which voltage is actually in use by my RAM and what is the safe voltages for my DRAM Modules?
  8. Eliesb

    Question 3060ti non lhr hash drop

    Hi. First i have to mention that i have two 3060ti non lhr. Both sets to same oc settings. I used to get 60-61 mh/s each.now im getting in one of them 32mh/s I didn't change any thing in the settings even the drivers. Any suggestions? Thanks
  9. Vax

    [SOLVED] Am I shortening my CPU's lifespan?

    CPU: i7 9700K Overclocked to 5.0GHz Average Temp(Cel): 35 idle / 65 stress test / 70 max ever seen Cooling system: AiO Corsair Elite Capellix water cooler. Top-mounted radiator. Voltage: 1.400 static Turned off throttling based on work load, so my CPU's non-stop always sitting at 5 GHz, instead...
  10. K

    [SOLVED] Underclocking/undervolting an FX6350

    I'm pretty new to the overclock/undervolting scene, so I wanted some guidance on how I can undervolt/underclock my fx6350. The reason for this is that my mobo (asus m5a78l-lx plus) is having problems while running at 3.9 ghz (base speed of fx6350). It throttles the cpu every 5 seconds when...
  11. N

    Question Games crashing with low gpu oc

    Sorry, in advance if this is dumb or whatever I'm not super knowledgeable on overclocking. So I had a gtx 960 G1 4GB and whenever I tried to oc it like +25 core +50 mem is all I could get without it crashing while gaming. I thought it was just the card being old or something, but I recently got...
  12. M

    Question BCLK Overclock 3570

    Hi there! i decided to try bclk overclock on my i5 3570 non K , but i think im not doing it right. So what i did was setting target 42 on all cores and use 104 mhz multiplier and the result is 3951 mhz at max but the part that worries me is the RAM . The memory mhz's are 1333 but with the...
  13. T

    Question 8700k downclocking more than AVX offset set to?

    OCed my 8700k @ 4.6ghz on all cores with 1.27v and LLC of Level 3. I set the AVX offset to 2 in BIOS but when running Prime95, I notice that the clocks go down to 4200mhz instead of 4400mhz if the offset is 2. Power limits are set to max, Core VIDs are requesting anywhere from 1.3-1.42v. When I...
  14. T

    Question 8700k 4.7ghz stable but 5ghz not?

    OCed my 8700k to 4.7ghz all cores @ 1.31v with LLC level at 3 and AVX offset of 3. Stable during Prime95 stress testing for 30minutes. I tried OCing to 5ghz and keep BSOD and crashing once I start Prime95 test. Voltage was set to 1.415v and still crashing.. I don't want to go above that voltage...
  15. TheFlash1300

    Question Can a locked CPU be overclocked?

    Hello. I have a locked CPU. My question is, can i overclock my CPU? If overclocking a locked CPU is impossible, is there another way, besides overclocking, that can increase the power of my CPU? My CPU is this: AMD-A4-9120e RADEON R3, 4 COMPUTE CORES 2C+2G
  16. S

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 3 1200 overclocked to 4.00 GHz temps question

    Hi so i overclocked my Ryzen 3 1200 , to 4.00 GHz with Core voltage 1.304 v Idle temps are around 47-50 degrees Looking at the temps while playing one game of Dota 2 with Bots temperature don't go above 81 CPU fan that i'm using - be quiet ! Pure Rock Slim Are the temps okay ? Did a stress...
  17. T

    Question 8700k OC to 4.7ghz BSOD, not stable at 1.32v?

    Messed around with BIOS settings to get 8700k stable at 4.7 on all cores, since thats the turbo boost anyway and I'm getting really high temps with everything on stock settings during Prime95 testing.. I keep getting a BSOD 15 minutes into Prime95. Am I doing this right with these OC settings...
  18. Lucas G

    Question Stutters after overclocking my CPU?

    Hi, I have a Ryzen 5 2400G, running at 3.9 GHz and 1.344 V. This is after I overclocked. I've noticed that when I open applications my mouse and system stutters and lags. This hasn't happened before so I was wondering if it may be due to my overclock, if so I would love some help on how to fix...
  19. R

    Question RX 470 thermal pad thickness ?

    What is the thickness for thermal pads on rog strix rx 470 ? i dont have any on my card and i think thats why my oc is crashing and idk why when i put higher core voltage on my oc my core clock starts fluctuating and my temps are good low 70c
  20. zeukin

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 5600x one of the cores not acting like the rest / cpu freq #4 at 4500mhz at 50% load but the rest are under 5% load at 3600mhz

    Hi, I recently upgraded my build swapped into a ryzen 5 5600x, a new mobo asus 550 prime and g skill ripjaws ram, everything is running well, idle temps are around 35c-39c, but I notice sometimes even if I'm just browsing (firefox) one of the cores will shoot up to 50% load and freq clock will...
  21. L

    Question Ryzen 5600x crashes after PBO with WHEA-Logger Event ID 46,Memory tested with memtest and passed ,kinda confused but please have a look

    Hi, The specs are Ryzen 5 5600x ASROCK B450M STEEL LEGEND PINK EDITION RTX 3060 Ti TEAMGROUP T-FORCE DELTA RGB 16GB (8GBx2) DDR4 3200MHz RAM Cooler Master MWE Gold 650 Full Modular Power Supply I'm quite boggled ,so when i turn on PBO Advance and leave eveything to Auto except Max Clock Boost...
  22. Question message popped up after my PC looped error codes. How to fix?

    I have never had this happen to me, up until now at least. I don't remember overclocking anything either. The closest thing that might of triggered this was enabling XMP.
  23. nonhostilecat

    Question GPU MHz dropping to 100 when trying to OC (GTX 1070)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEhlKK5qKXo Followed this tutorial, but as soon as I up my Power/Templimit the GPU MHz drops from 1700 to 100 and the Kombustor FPS go into single digits. GTX 1070, Ryzen 5 2600x
  24. xXxREBELOxXx

    Question Vega 64 can't OC HBM2 memory above 950mhz when 1150 used to be stable.

    Hey all as the title states I used to be able to have 1150 mhz as a rock stable 24/7 memory clock for years, and as overclocking the core is frustratingly useless that was the one thing my Vega 64 Rog Stix OC had going for it. I reinstalled windows while diagnosing an issue I had last year and...
  25. S

    Question Intel i9 11900K Ram overclock

    Hey guys, So I have put together a new pc setup last week and I had some problems with booting to windows. First I thought that it was caused by some bios settings, since I enabled XMP and then I could manually choose which drive to boot windows from. The xmp looked fine, and there seemed to...
  26. A

    Question Best budget z690 motherboard

    What is the Best budget z690 motherboard that can do good overclock and stable and have ports and budget friendly Talking about atx only if ddr5 can be excluded it would be nice cause I only care about ddr4 Ddr5 is a big scam to price 10-20fps difference for a 300$+ which can be added to get...
  27. D

    Question MSI Afterburner overclock disable upon application startup?

    Hello, I wonder if there's any way to disable my overclock once I start up a specific game and then have it enable itself automatically once I close that same game? I need this because I have an overclock which works in literally all games I play (works as in doesn't cause issues) EXCEPT for...
  28. A

    Question Please Help...

    I got gskill ripjaws v 2400mhz cl17-17-17-39 ram and I need to overclock it from 2400 to 2800 or 3000.i switched from ryzen to intel a couple of days ago.with ryzen it boots fine without any errors in 3000mhz clock. I used 16-18-18-38 timings in it.but in this motherboard (asus tuf b560 gaming...
  29. korey

    [SOLVED] Kombuster freezes but works when changing tabs ?

    Hi, I recently got into overclocking and managed to oc my GTX 1660ti to +160MHz Core Clock and +1000MHz Memory Clock, the problem that I have is that games work well but when I change my graphic setting to higher settings the game freezes and stays like that, now the real problem is that when I...
  30. D

    Question Overclock failed

    Hello there I have a intel core 2 quad q6600 with a gigabyte ga-946gmx-s2 motherboard and I wanted to overclock the cpu to 2.60-2.70 ghz (with tape mod) and every I go to the post screen the pc shuts off, if I reset the cmos with removing the battery the pc works fine. How I solve this problem?
  31. D

    [SOLVED] Air cooler for 5800X (OC) in 2022?

    Just upgraded my CPU from 2700 to 5800X. Turns out Wraith Prism barely hold the heat of this beast. Just a plain gaming is (not) fine. It can hold the heat, barely (85'C - 88'C). The problems are; 1) I usually do more than gaming in one time. And I'm also interested in overclocking the 5800X...
  32. N

    Question I9-10900k is overheating and has volatile temps.

    I know this is a overly asked question but no thread can seem to give a solid answer to this. So here goes, I have multiple questions. To get things started, here's my spec list I9-10900k MSI MEG Unify Arctic freeze 2 420 cooler (kryonaut paste and front intake mounted rad) 64gb Corsair ram...
  33. G

    Question Can someone point me to safe OC settings for my i7-12700k so I don't fry it ?

    Hi, i finished me pc upgrade and now i am looking for an OC guide. I found one 5min video on Youtube but he is using 1.425v and a lot of users in the comments are saying this is an extremely high number and there is a risk that the cpu can be damaged. Specs: i7-12700k MSI Z-690A Pro DDR4 4x8GB...
  34. Z

    Question Ram Overclock not applying

    Hey there! I recently got my new RAM kit and tried overclocking it. But now, whenever I try to overclock the RAM frequency it just tells me that it is still at 2133Mhz even though it is set to 3000Mhz. Does anyone know why this could be the case? I am using HWInfo and CPUZ to show my ram...
  35. Question "old" Corsair dominator platinum overclocking potential ?

    Hi all 👋 When I built my last rig five years ago, along with 170 chipset and Skylake CPU I bought Corsair Dominator Platinum 2x8 CL15 2666MHz ram sticks (CMD16GX4M2A2666C15) just before "nand crisis" happened and RAMs sticks prices started to go skyrocket. Now I'm planning to build a new rig...
  36. A

    [SOLVED] Asus P8Z77-v LX2 or Asus P8Z68-V LX ?

    whats better Asus P8Z77-v LX2 or Asus P8Z68-V LX To pair with i5 2500k and in overall
  37. thomasst

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 1400 overclocking problem, possibly RAM related ?

    Hello, I'm trying to overclock my Ryzen 1400, using AMD Ryzen Master software, and Cinebench R15 and Prime95 as testing apps. My motherboard is ASRock Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4, and total RAM is 16GB - two pairs of 4GB each, one pair is Corsair Vengeance 3000 MHz, other is Kingston Fury 3200...
  38. Blazedsrr

    [SOLVED] 9700k oc blue screening when using avx2

    I overclocked my 9700k to 4.8ghz with the CPU voltage set to 1.335 volts and I tried to set it to 4.9ghz to see if it would run and it seemed to run fine with temps no hotter than 84 degrees but it immediately crashed when I tried to run a test with avx2 enabled. After this I reset the OC back...
  39. Beratini

    [SOLVED] RX 5700 lower clock speed than should be

    I set my rx 5700's clock speed to 1700 mhz, but at stress tests clock speed is getting stuck at 1660 mhz. I tried setting clock speed at 1750 mhz and stress tests clock speed getting stuck at 1710 mhz. I reinstalled drivers after uninstalling the old one with DDU but nothing changed.
  40. J

    [SOLVED] Can't OC ram past 2133MHz (Cleared CMOS + Enabled D.O.C.P)

    As the title states, there is not much more to say, I just don't know what else I can do or if it is a bottleneck of some sort with the system. CPU is overclocked to 4.2GHz with no issue but if I change to ram to anything but 2133MHz it just does not boot. Specs; AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Eight-Core...