Question Bios settings saving but not affecting anything

May 25, 2019
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I'm trying to oc my i5-6600 (non k) by adjusting the bclk but whenever I exit the bios It restarts twice and its like none of my settings were applied. Everything is still saved in the bios when I go back to it. I have a z170a pcmate mobo.
 
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its like none of my settings were applied.
What exactly do you mean by this?

The non-k is locked so increasing the base clock can only be done in minor amounts, for almost negligible effects. If you're suggesting that you don't feel as though you're getting a performance increase, it's because of this, it's a locked processor, and increasing the base clock will yield negigble improvements being as it can't really be changed much.
 

AllanGH

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The procedures that were carried out in that article, were done with an MSI motherboard and, from a quick glance at the text, many of the tricks seem to be highly BIOS-dependent. You should not expect to be able to duplicate their results unless you are using IDENTICAL hardware.
 

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