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Windows 7: New To Overclocking help!

05 Jun 2013   #151
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

i think i got it. base is 4 and it boosts to 4.2 also the cpu is scaling and so is the voltage. just have to stress test it and make sure its stable.

also 1 other problem. when i go into bios, it says my RAM is at 1600mhz. but the speed its really rated at is 1866mhz. id i change the DRAM value to DDR3 1866, bios now sees it as 1866 ram in some parts, but MSI control center still sees it as 1600mhz. what can i do to fix this?


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05 Jun 2013   #152
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Quadrider10 View Post
i think i got it. base is 4 and it boosts to 4.2 also the cpu is scaling and so is the voltage. just have to stress test it and make sure its stable.

also 1 other problem. when i go into bios, it says my RAM is at 1600mhz. but the speed its really rated at is 1866mhz. id i change the DRAM value to DDR3 1866, bios now sees it as 1866 ram in some parts, but MSI control center still sees it as 1600mhz. what can i do to fix this?
Don't use MSI control center go by the bios only that program will produce false results
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05 Jun 2013   #153
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Quadrider10 View Post
i think i got it. base is 4 and it boosts to 4.2 also the cpu is scaling and so is the voltage. just have to stress test it and make sure its stable.

also 1 other problem. when i go into bios, it says my RAM is at 1600mhz. but the speed its really rated at is 1866mhz. id i change the DRAM value to DDR3 1866, bios now sees it as 1866 ram in some parts, but MSI control center still sees it as 1600mhz. what can i do to fix this?
Don't use MSI control center go by the bios only that program will produce false results
bios in the top right when first opened says DDR3 1866. but when in other parts of the bios like the mem section, it reads 1600mhz

thats when i change DRAM to DDR3 1866
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05 Jun 2013   #154
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Quadrider10 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Quadrider10 View Post
i think i got it. base is 4 and it boosts to 4.2 also the cpu is scaling and so is the voltage. just have to stress test it and make sure its stable.

also 1 other problem. when i go into bios, it says my RAM is at 1600mhz. but the speed its really rated at is 1866mhz. id i change the DRAM value to DDR3 1866, bios now sees it as 1866 ram in some parts, but MSI control center still sees it as 1600mhz. what can i do to fix this?
Don't use MSI control center go by the bios only that program will produce false results
bios in the top right when first opened says DDR3 1866. but when in other parts of the bios like the mem section, it reads 1600mhz
its rated speed and what it is running at is two different thing the BIOS reports 1866 ram but it was downclocked to 1600mhz im thinking that is wh at you see you need to select it to 1866 and save it

Now if it goes back to 1600mhz something is up with your ram because natively those chips support 1866
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05 Jun 2013   #155
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Quadrider10 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post

Don't use MSI control center go by the bios only that program will produce false results
bios in the top right when first opened says DDR3 1866. but when in other parts of the bios like the mem section, it reads 1600mhz
its rated speed and what it is running at is two different thing the BIOS reports 1866 ram but it was downclocked to 1600mhz im thinking that is wh at you see you need to select it to 1866 and save it

Now if it goes back to 1600mhz something is up with your ram because natively those chips support 1866
let me clear this up..... and get SS.

if i have everything set to "auto" bios will read my 1866mhz ram as 1600mhz. if i go into bios and change DRAM from auto to DDR3 1866, bios will read it as 1866, but MSI CC will not. ill post SS of what i mean
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05 Jun 2013   #156
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

ok first pic is when everything is set to "auto"

second pic is when i changed DRAM from "auto" to "DDR3 1866"

third pic is what is displayed in RAM Specs section when still configured to 1866

fourth pic is what is displayed in MSI CC when still configured to 1866

my cpu stoped scaling frequencies after i changed it.


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05 Jun 2013   #157
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

1st Enable XMP

Core control needs to be Auto

lots of your settings are off

HT link needs to be manually set to match up to 2600 it's native HT speed you are at 2400
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05 Jun 2013   #158
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
1st Enable XMP

Core control needs to be Auto

lots of your settings are off

HT link needs to be manually set to match up to 2600 it's native HT speed you are at 2400

Your in good hands here Quad. Don't worry what control center says as stated above, even after you enable xmp (or what amd calls it) it wont read write. CPU-z memory tab will show you its at 1866
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05 Jun 2013   #159
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

alright ive tried EVERYTHING!!!!!! can not get it to 1866 even after manually changing the timings. so im just going to leave it. not worth it for how much of a gain it will be....
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05 Jun 2013   #160
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

GOT IT! or at least i think i do... CPUZ is saying 933mhz so i guess im good. also CPU is now scaling and OC to 4.0 base and 4.2 Turbo. when i get my cooler, depending on temps, i might still go to 4.4..... now on to my wifi problem..... anyone care to help? lol

need help with router!
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