Forum discussion tagged with overclocking.
  1. M

    Question New Motherboard Seems To Destroy RAM

    I'm building a new desktop rig for photo editing. Because memory is key, I picked a motherboard that takes up to 128GB. BIOS / UEFI Version 6.05 ME Firmware - CPU - Intel Core i9-13900K 3 GHz 24-Core LGA 1700 Processor CPU Fan - ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 420 Motherboard - ASRock...
  2. 2sa

    Question Viper Gaming 64GB DDR4 2x32GB PC4-28800 3600MHz doesn't run on proper MHz

    Hello, my ram from you just arrived today. After I build it into my PC I noticed that my PC wasn't able to boot properly after raising the MHz in the Bios. I have been testing for the last 3 hours and the current results are that if I try to use 3600Mhz my PC gets stuck in bios. If i try...
  3. GraptikBlizzard

    Question CPU Degraded in a Day?

    I upgraded to a 13700KF about a week ago and have been tweaking my overclock of it ever since. I got it stable at 5.5GHz all P-Cores with E-Cores disabled. I also overclocked my RAM from 3600MHz CL16 to 3900MHz CL17. This configuration was rock solid stable, passing hours of Cinebench...
  4. jnjnilson6

    Discussion Red Line Overclocking

    What're the maximum overclocks you've managed (regarding any hardware component)? Were they stable? How did it go? Did you use water cooling? What interesting changes did you make in the BIOS? In my case: Celeron 420 1.6 GHz to 3.0 GHz (normal cooling; stable performance and good temperatures)...
  5. M

    Question Advice on my overclocked setup

    I'm new to overclocking, guys! Hope you'll help me Computer specifications: AMD Ryzen 7 2700 3.2GHz TUF B450M-PRO GAMING, Bios ver. 2006 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 2x8gb 2666mhz Clock speed = 3.2Ghz - 3.7Ghz CPU Voltage = 1.0v = 1.15v I'm done with the 12-hour test of prime95's torture...
  6. M

    Question RAM OVERCLOCK

    Couldnt find existing thread about this so.. here i am. Hello, I have ASUS Prime X570-P / Ryzen 5 5600X / ASUS TUF 6800 XT / 32GB RAM (2x16) RAM is Kingston Hyperx, model HP32D4U8D8HC-16XR, which runs on 3200Mhz even with XMP OFF on around CL21 not 100% sure, but with XMP ON it has only 1...
  7. D

    Question Ryzen XMP causes crashes while gaming

    Hi, I've recently upgraded my ram, and after enabling XMP at 3600 MHz, my pc crashes or games crashes after 5-20 min. My main specs are the following: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600x 4.4 GHz GPU: Zotac RTX 3060ti RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 X 8GB) DDR4 3600 MHz Motherboard: Gigabyte Aorus...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] Corsair H55 watercooler overclocking i7 6700k

    My Pc is starting to show its age especially my CPU. Looking to overclock it in the very near future and just wondering if its even worth with my budget friendly cooler. Not really interested in spending anymore money on a new cooler as the cost would be eating into upgrading my entire rig. Just...
  9. Agilitebuster

    Question Can I overclock the i7-2600k on a GA P67A-UD3R-B3 motherboard ?

    I've got these two components from a friend and I was gonna overclock it for my nephew. I've searched around and it says that you can OC on p67 chipsets, but there's not much about the i7-2600k on this specific motherboard.
  10. Yumekinara

    Question Is it safe to overclock my RAM to 3200 mhz at 1.36v?

    So quick info in regards on my PC to provide more information and possibly get great answers. I have a MSI A320M pro-vh motherboard with an AMD Ryzen 5 3400g with Radeon Vega Graphics. Recently I bought 2x8gb sticks of ram that is labeled to have frequencies or speed of 3200mhz. I have seen in...
  11. consptheory77

    Question Seeking advice for self-build to rival XPS 8950 2023

    In response to my previous question "Is Dell a reliable pre-built?" the consensus was that this would be a poor choice, and I'd be better off building a new system myself. My current system is a Haswell, i5-4690K on a Gigabyte Z97-HD3 board, Cryorig H7, 32GB RAM My thinking back then is...
  12. J

    Asus Armory Crate Creating manual Silent mode

    Hi Guys Ive got Asus TUF A17 In armory crate are default profiles: Silent - Performance - Turbo Turbo and Performance are overclocking GPU and CPU which results in overheating but it is solved by boosting Fans. I dont need to OC my GPU and CPU so I use Silent mode instead. Temperatures are...
  13. alceryes

    Discussion Ryzen 7000 series instability - check your memory settings

    I recently built out a 7950X CPU, B650E Aorus Master motherboard, 2x16GBs Corsair 6200MTs CL36 DDR5. I'm still in the testing/tweaking phase, but it appears that memory power down needs to be enabled for stability. With AM3 systems, this setting is supposed to be disabled to help with...
  14. sz0ty0l4

    Question Ram upgrade 9900k, aorus master

    Yo, Wanna upgrade my ram from ripjaws 32000/16 2x16 My need is to increase stability and data throughput in heavily cpu/ram bound situations. Thinking about 4x8 kit. any suggestion what to go for? Spec: Z390 aorus master 9900k Rtx 3080 Thx
  15. EXOPC

    Question I7-9700K Crashing On Games!

    Hello Amazing People, I Hope Everyone Is Doing Certainly Fine On This Day. This Issue Has Been Bugging Me For The Past 2 Months Now I Think. Pretty Sure It's Due To An Unstable CPU OC. Whenever Turbo Mode Is Turned On Within XMP II The PC Restarts Whenever Playing Or Launching Games. Running...
  16. V

    Question New RAM kit, 1 module post in both slots, the other only in 1?

    System: Ryzen 7 5800x Rog Strix x570-i gaming Old kit: Corsair RGB Pro 3200 cl16 New kit: G.skill TridentZ Neo 3800 cl14 Hello there, I recently purchased a new kit of RAM, and have been having some odd issues. Before installing the new kit, everything was running fine and was completely...
  17. B

    Question Need Help High Temperature on CPU Bought Custom

    Hello, Thanks for reading need some help. So instead of building my PC like last time ordered on CyberpowerPC. Came in and plugged in everything but after 10 minutes of the computer being on in would turn off. So, decided to look at the temperature, and its going to like 100C. I bought 10%...
  18. tygzy

    Question What wattage should I get for overclocking this build?

    I am upgrading my pc in the short future, and this being my first fully custom build I wanted to overclock my CPU, RAM and possibly GPU unless it is not recommended for somewhat beginners. This will be my build: CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800x GPU: RTX 3080/3080ti ( not entirely sure which to get yet )...
  19. Vincent Romell

    [SOLVED] Overclock the i7 5820k

    hi, not so long ago i changed my psu to an Evga 600W 80 plus bronze from a crorsair cx600W because my old one was broken. and when I wanted to start the computer, I had to reset my bios, but my cpu changed to 2.89 ghz and before it was set to 3.99 and I don't dare to overclock myself, my friend...
  20. JaxoKream

    Question DDR5 Overclocking help.

    I recently built a new system running an i5 12600k and 32gb Corsair Vengeance 5600 C36 ddr5. My motherboard says it's rated for mem speeds up to 6200, would it be possible to push my stick to levels anywhere near that number?
  21. 2Blue92

    Question Problem regarding XMP and Overclocking Memory

    So I had Two Gskill Ripjaws CL 19-19-19 46 1.2v DDR4 2666 MHz 8GX1 DIMM, (16 GB) With my MSI H310 M M2 Pro Motherboard running at 2666 MHz. However, I had upgraded to a Gskill Ripjaws CL 16-18-18-38 1.35v DDR4 3200 MHz 16GX1 & a Corsair Vengeance CL 16-18-18-38 1.35v DDR4 3200 MHz 16GX1, (32 GB)...
  22. P

    Question RAM is running faster than should be possible?

    Hi all. I thought I did enough research before buying my RAM, but now that I’ve got it installed, I’m very confused. I have an MSI B450-A PRO MAX motherboard and a Ryzen 5 3600XT CPU. When buying new RAM, I found that I could get 3600 MHz sticks for the same price as 3200 MHz sticks. I wasn’t...
  23. S

    [SOLVED] Frames drop overnight

    Hi, as the title suggests, my frames the last 2 days have been around 50 but wavering between 40-90 ish It's weird because I usually run at 120 which is my monitor's refresh rate with the games and settings I play. Here are my specs: CPU: Ryzen 7 5800x Motherboard: Gigabyte X570S Aorus Master...
  24. J

    Question Overclocking RAM and CPU. Is my mobo the problem?

    Hello there! I have overclocked my CPU a while ago. And I only managed to get my i7-7700k from 4.2ghz to 4.4ghz. The temps where fine as well as the voltage. But I couldn't get it stable past that point, my screen froze while stress testing. I wanted to tryout some VENGEANCE LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB)...
  25. Labrador86

    [SOLVED] My PC decides the CPU voltage on its own, and I can't even tell what it is.

    Hello, I'm not completely new to overclocking, but not a pro. My setup is a Ryzen 5 2600 (3.4 GHz is normal clock), GTX 1660, and a Gigabyte AB350M-DS3H V2-CF motherboard. I've been overclocking my CPU quite a bit, or trying, at least, because there are always 2 problems which seem to be...
  26. VenB

    [SOLVED] System instability when GPU Memory is overclocked

    Overclocking anything causes system instability, I know that but, does too much overclocking causes sudden shutdowns even in bios? Just right now, I set my radeon r7 240's maximum gpu core clock to 780mhz and memory to 800mhz which is the rated speeds. I set the memory 900mhz, while gaming...
  27. J

    Question Need help with RAM overclocking please.

    Hi there, I have just bought some new RAM for my PC and want to overclock them so I can run my music production program with less cpu problems. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Here are my specs: Motherboard - ASUS M5A78L-M-USB 3. RAM - Corsair vengeance pro series 1600MHz 8GB (x2)...
  28. I

    Question 5900x Low Cinebench Scores & High Temps?

    Hi everyone, I recently upgraded my CPU and GPU, and I have been doing some testing on performance & temps. Based on comparisons, it seems like my Cinebench scores with the R9 5900x are pretty low (more details below). I've also noticed that my temperatures seem quite high, even on idle. I know...
  29. O

    [SOLVED] AMD Radeon HD 6450 Overclocking - is it safe?

    [I'm new to this forum, and PC hardware, misunderstanding might happen] Hello, I'm thinking of overclocking my GPU, which is the Radeon HD 6450, but the cooling fan is a bit small, honestly. Will it keep the chip cool enough with a higher clock speed? There seem to be different models too, I...
  30. Gwawy

    Question I cant find xmp on my MSI b550m bro dash running AMI version 2.22.1282

    I have a 8+8gb ram kit which is advertised to be 3200mhz, but its currently running at 2667 mhz. I watched plenty of tutorials online they all said to enable xmp under the AI tweaker option but i cant find that either. Any help would be greatly appreciated because i want my amd cpu to use the...
  31. AxelG

    [SOLVED] Do i need a better psu?

    Hello, i just got a i5 6600k instead of a i5 6400 and i wanted to overclock it, altho it seems like it crashes randomly when playing games but when stresstesting it its stable. Im still using the psu from the prebuilt pc which is some kind of lenovo 450W 80+ bronze. Specs: Gigabyte z170...
  32. DoctorVoltabolt

    Question Need help with an RX 6600 I might've completely messed up while overclocking (without messing with voltage)

    I tried overclocking my new RX 6600 following the simplest of OC guides (increment clock by small amounts in MSI Afterburner, stress test after every increment). I was doing this for all of today, and got from 2684mhz to 2810mhz (24mhz increments) with zero problems both in MSI Kombustor's and...
  33. tyre393939

    Question need help overclocking 9700k

    I know to raise things like my core and cache ratio but other than that I don't know what I'm doing and I want to get the most out of my CPU. Someone that I know recently got a pc with lower specs in every way and gets higher fps than me with my 2080 super & i7-9700k at 4.8Ghz. I'm not sure if...
  34. AxelG

    Question Overclocking i5 6600k

    Hello, i was just wondering how high you really can push the vcore when overclokcing, The chip max is 1,52 according to intell and i wondered if 1,45v is too high for 4,8Ghz on 4 cores? When it gets a bluescreen, is that from overvoltage or undervoltage? And when it freezes is that because the...
  35. T

    [SOLVED] XMP not working

    Hey guys, so basically I built my PC two days ago and since then I'm trying to fix my XMP but nothing is working. I have Ryzen 5 5600x on b550 aorus pro ac board, with 2x8gb 3200MHz c16 ripjaws v kit ram. RAM in on QVL list for the motherboard. When I turn on XMP pc restarts, then automatic...
  36. L

    [SOLVED] Noob PC builder, XMP turned on to run at 4800 Mhz but actually running at 2400 Mhz

    Hello all, I am a noob PC builder who just built his first PC. I went for top of the line components as I am starting out in software development, enjoy gaming recreationally, and am interested in trying my hand at video/music editing and other trades that require high computing power. Despite...
  37. Sidthegamer

    [SOLVED] Will 2025 mhz work for 3060 Ti ?

    I have an asus rtx 3060 ti rog strix gaming OC edition. Will it be ok to overclock its core clock to 2025 mhz and overclock its memory clock to 7557 mhz. I have it paired with an amd r5 5600x. It's clock out of the box was 1920 mhz and its memory clock was 7000 mhz
  38. Denis_Yr_Sb

    Question Please help me i have an alienware aurora r12 with an intel i7 11th gen kf and an rtx 3080 and when i overclock my cpu speed does not change

    i have tried all the bios settings and even normal settings but nothing works and it can not be overthroteling because i have 70 degrees celcius at max and when i try to stres test my cpu speed drops i tried to overclock it to 5ghz what can i do?
  39. Budgeteer_262

    [SOLVED] Gaming Laptop Performance Optimisation

    Hi All, I just got my first gaming laptop, and having only ever built performance orientated desktops, I am used to having a lot of control over my voltages on clocks, voltages and fan speeds on my systems. However, with my new Acer Nitro 5 I don't (yet) know how to set a custom fan curve or...
  40. chasetheblackbird

    Question My 3600Mhz 32GB RAMs Don't Run Above 2933Mhz

    Hello, I got an i5 11600k & RTX 3070 System with a pair of 16GB 3600Mhz Gskill Hynix RAM. No matter what I do, I couldn't be able to run them over 2933Mhz. Here are the solutions I tried: MOBO is up-to-date. F8a. Tried on 1. and 3. Sticks, succeeded at 3600mhz but wasn't stable at all...