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Windows 7: Post Your Overclock!

12 Feb 2012   #1241
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

The only other difference I can see betweeen the Deluxe and the pro version is the deluxe has an extra powered esata port on the rear and dual lans. I'm reallt not sure of the purpose of dual lans except its good to have an extra. You won't get better internet speed by hooking both up to a router, like I've seen said here. Also, pcie 3.0 doubles the bandwidth of pcie 2.0, so with an Ivy Bridge CPU an X8 lane is the same as an X16 lane now. Until they come out with cards that can actually max the pcie 3.0 standard, it really dosen't matter. from what I've seen, the new AMD 7000 serise cards say they are pcie 3.0 but still are not fast enough to max out a pcie 2.0 X16 lane.


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12 Feb 2012   #1242
smarteyeball

 
 

I forgot about the extra eSata and Lan port since I don't use them

All the important bits like the amount of phases etc are identical between the two.

Realistically we're about two generations away from single GPU's even coming close to fully saturating PCI-E 2.0, let alone PCI-E 3.0 (x2 cards might be a different story). By the time it's a real issue I'll probably have upgraded again anyway

Either way, both Asus boards would be a good choice.
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12 Feb 2012   #1243
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
Well I guess I should post this, as this is going to be history sometime next week. It is a Asus P7P55D-E Pro with i5-760 and 8GB of g.skill ripjaws 1600MHz 7-8-7-24 at 20x200 MHz. I am replacing this with a Asus P8Z68-V Pro (Gen3) + i5 2500k and 8GB Ripjaws X CAS 8 memory (yeah, I know, no imagination - but I wanted a PCIe 3.0 and Ivybridge path and it fit the bill). Bye bye P55. Hope to get a comfortable 4.5 on the new rig.

I am impressed with the Gflops I have seen from the i5 2500k, more than double what I can get, but am a little puzzled. Some of the circa 4.5 GHz i5 2500 overcclock IBT results I see posted here are 12o Gflops, while others are around 60. I find the 60s more believable as it is in line with other CPUs at the same frequency. What gives?
geneO, one thing I have noticed is that Gflops go up with the more strenuous tests. At 4.4 I get around 112 Gflops on standard and 122 Gflops if I run it on max. 118-119 on very high.
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12 Feb 2012   #1244
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

I found this and found it interesting. it lists BSOD codes from Overclocking and what they really mean. hope it is true.

The OverClockers BSOD code list
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12 Feb 2012   #1245
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I found this and found it interesting. it lists BSOD codes from Overclocking and what they really mean. hope it is true.

The OverClockers BSOD code list
First thing I noticed was he gives some specific reasons for the 0x124 bug check code. From what I've found that is kind of a generic hardware fault code which may be hardware related...or not.
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12 Feb 2012   #1246
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I found this and found it interesting. it lists BSOD codes from Overclocking and what they really mean. hope it is true.

The OverClockers BSOD code list
First thing I noticed was he gives some specific reasons for the 0x124 bug check code. From what I've found that is kind of a generic hardware fault code which may be hardware related...or not.

I agree, Gary. But, just a guess, it may be a matter of interpretation. If you OC the CPU without enough Vcore, the CPU faults but the OS interprets that as a hardware failure.
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12 Feb 2012   #1247
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Also, thanks to Britton30, a link to a new ram from G Skill for high performance and low profile. Aries
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12 Feb 2012   #1248
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

True if a BSOD is self inflicted it would be a good place to start. Not that we've ever done that....
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12 Feb 2012   #1249
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
True if a BSOD is self inflicted it would be a good place to start. Not that we've ever done that....
Well, you probably have, but I haven't.
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12 Feb 2012   #1250
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
True if a BSOD is self inflicted it would be a good place to start. Not that we've ever done that....
Well, you probably have, but I haven't.
Well, not this week.
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