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Windows 7: Post Your Overclock!

05 Jan 2012   #1061
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
First CPU overclock

Here is my first attempt at overclocking my CPU. I went from 3000 MHz to 3300 MHz and running smooth and cool.


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05 Jan 2012   #1062
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

That's the way Jimbo, slow, steady, and small increments. You may be able to get that chip around 3.7-3.8 GHz before it starts sweating.
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06 Jan 2012   #1063
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
That's the way Jimbo, slow, steady, and small increments. You may be able to get that chip around 3.7-3.8 GHz before it starts sweating.
But how high before he starts sweating?

A Guy
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06 Jan 2012   #1064
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Still tweaking the RAM

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06 Jan 2012   #1065
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I noticed when I OC my CPU it also changed my clock on my GPU...it went from 250 mhz to 500 mhz...is that normal and now it's running about 5 degrees hotter.
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06 Jan 2012   #1066
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
I noticed when I OC my CPU it also changed my clock on my GPU...it went from 250 mhz to 500 mhz...is that normal and now it's running about 5 degrees hotter.
Are you overclocking from BIOS ?
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06 Jan 2012   #1067
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
I noticed when I OC my CPU it also changed my clock on my GPU...it went from 250 mhz to 500 mhz...is that normal and now it's running about 5 degrees hotter.
Normally no.

However if you adjusted the PCI Express frequency (or the AMD equivalent) it might explain the rise in higher 2D powerstate setting though.
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06 Jan 2012   #1068
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
Nice tw33k, is this still the 1600 in your specs? Impsessive if so. How's the mobo doing, I've got my RMA back and will be installing over the next few days.
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07 Jan 2012   #1069
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

It's the same RAM but I raised the FSB to 250 so I could run the RAM at 2000MHz. The board is great. The main reason I got it was because of the LLC options and to be able to run RAM XMP profile and it does both brilliantly
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07 Jan 2012   #1070
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Nice! Hopefully I will get my GSkill Sniper 1866 to go faster. Whenever I got my 1600 RAM much over 1656 it wouldn't boot due to overclocking on my Gigglebyte board.
BTW, what is LLC?
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