Forum discussion tagged with overclocking.
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    Question FX-6300 Black Edition Cooling Recommendation

    So im looking for a cooling option for a AMD FX-6300 Black Edition under $50. The thing is, I am interested in doing light overclocking (for the first time) to get to around 4.0-4.2 ghz, as I heard this cpu is easy to overclock. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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    Question Can i OC r3 1200 on a320m-s2h mobo?

    I change from intel i3 3240 to ryzen 1200 because i3 3240 was weak but my budget was small so i buy the r3 1200 and play some games, i just see that i have worst perfomance than i3 3240 so im was searching if i can overclock my r3 to 3.4hz or more. My mobo is gigabyte a320m-s2h.
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    Question RTX 2080 core clock doesn't work

    I have an EVGA RTX 2080 and I decided to overclock it today. After running multiple tests on the Heaven Benchmark thing, I was able to get +1000 MHz and +130MHz on EVGA Precision X. I also ran a couple pre made benchmarks on some games that I have such as WWZ. However, when I was playing...
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    [SOLVED] PC reboot while running prime95 (Z390 Aorus Master/9900k)

    Hi everybody, In short, I Overclocked my 9900k to 5ghz, the vCore was at 1.32. While running prime95 (blend) within the first 5 minutes the pc suddenly shut down and rebooted back into windows, no blue screen, simply a reboot. No surprise that it happened when the Blend test was at its "hot...
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    Question Hynix-MFR based memory overclock

    I'm running my Kingston Predator (HX430C15PB3K2/32) memory at standard 3000 mhz profile. Timings are 15-17-17-36 2T. Voltage is 1.35. Should I go into overclocking and is it even worth trying? Also, what RTL and IOL settings should I try? Will I even see the difference in performance? I'm...
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    Question I need help regarding upgrading from i5-2500 to i7-3700/i5-3570k

    Hey guys, first time posting so I hope I'll get the much needed help. I want to upgrade from my old i5-2500 to a bit better i7-3700 (non-K) or i5-3570k. My motherboard is the Gigabyte GA-Z68P-DS3. I need to upgrade my BIOS, and I found the update on the Gigabyte website that would let me...
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    Question Upgrading from an i3 2100 to i5 3570 (also question about OC)

    I have a GIGABYTE H61M-S2P Rev 2.0 and my current CPU is i3-2100 and it has been amazing thank god. It's been very hard to find a used i7 3770 or a 3570 and thank god i have found a 3570K and non K My question is, they're both of the same price, cheap (about 70$). Which one should I get? Will...
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    Question Witcher 3 - Mediocre performance out of what should be a decent PC Build

    So here is the rub. I want to play the Witcher 3. More so, I want to play the Witcher 3 as close to max settings as I can get. I have read through the requirements of the game, and I think my PC should be able to handle it: NZXT Phantom 410 Mid-Tower Case Intel i7-6700k processor - Corsair H80i...
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    Question Overclocking? Voltage? GHZ?

    Just need some help overclocking my cpu a little specs below: I7 8700K Asus Z370-A ii Corsair H150i 360mm AIO 32Gb G.Skill Trident Z 3000Mhz Nvidia GTX 1080 ti just need to know what settings to set my stuff to? What voltage? ANd what Ghz? for a nice steady experience maybe something like...
  10. IAmTheTofu

    Question PC only starts up in Single Channel

    Hey guys, I got new RAM recently ADATA XPG SPECTRIX D41 16GB 2x8GB 3000mHz (AX4U300038G16-DT41) and it has been giving me issues on my AsRock AB350M Pro4 w/ Ryzen 2700x. Both XMP profiles don't work and I'm confused. The only way I can get my system to boot up in dual channel mode is through...
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    Question Can 9900K get damaged from using MCE (Multi Core Enhancement)

    Hi everybody, I have 9900K with Z390 Aorus Master board. I am also equipped with Noctua NH-D15 cooler. With all the information about the (notorious) MCE setting in the bios, I couldn't find a definite conclusion. I know the majority of people prefer no to use it cause you can just dial a...
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    Question Major Issue, Can't See Anything On Screen

    So I ran the Aorus Engine Auto Scanner (probably not great idea in hindsight) and my screen went black. I figured it might go back to normal after a while so I let it sit for a while. The issue is that it never did go back to normal. I tried rebooting, only to find that the monitor is not...
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    Question Which Ryzen Cpu, Gpu should i pick for my low-budget build?

    Hello, Can you help me choose between ; a) ryzen 5 1600, a320 mobo, rx 570 b) ryzen 3 1200, b450, rx 570 c) ryzen 3 1200, a320, rx 580 d)ryzen 3 1200, a320, rx 580 (if i save on smth else) if you have any other ideas on where i can save please suggest it. *The b450 i wanted in order to Overclock...
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    Question Does ryzen still run faster with faster ram?

    First off here's my system specs. Ryzen 5 2600, corsair vengeance 16gb, msi x470 gaming plus, msi gtx 1060 6gb gaming x, evga 750w supernova g3 80+ gold. So I tried overclocking my ram from 2133 to 2667 and I did a test in cinebench and I didn't notice any difference but I see so many videos...
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    Question Will this mobo work???

    Hey all I currently have a Ryzen 5 2600x with a great AIO cooler that I won. I am looking for a mobo with overclocking capabilities. I was looking at the ASRock - X370 KILLER SLI/ac ATX AM4 Motherboard. But PcPartPicker says it may need a bios update. I don't have any spare cpu's so will this be...
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    Question Ryzen 2700x High Spiking Idle Temperatures.

    Hi, I've had the 2700x for about 3 months now and I'm little confused with the idle temperatures. The temperature seems to start at around 45-50C, which is already pretty high for an idle temp, but then spikes continuously up to 60C. The temperature will then drop back down just below 50 then...
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    Question 8700k Running Warm

    So I've been having issues with my 8700k (not delidded) temps ever since I overclocked it. I'm currently running it at 4.7GHz w/ adaptive voltage. I have a Kraken x62 cooler, Gigabyte z370 gaming 5 motherboard, and a thermaltake core p3 open case. I ran realbench for an hour and got these temps...
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    Question Extremely Frequent Crashing

    Hi, I've recently got back into fortnite (I know pretty lame) but after an hour of playing I crashed, with an error saying Assertion failed: [File:Unknown] [Line: 198] Unreal Engine is exiting due to D3D device being lost. (Error: 0x887A0005 - 'REMOVED') FortniteClient_Win64_Shipping...
  19. Question Do you think I can overclock this Celeron G3900?

    2.8GHz seems kind of slow to me.
  20. Question Can i overclock on this Mobo?

    I have a h81m-ds2v mATX motherboard LGA 1150, i am wondering if it can overclock an i5 4690k, now i know it would be limited and won't be as good as a z97. but i have been having a look around and some people say no and some people say yes. i have looked in the BIOS and there are options to...