overclock

Forum discussion tagged with overclock.
  1. M

    Team Dark Pro 32GB Memory Overclocking Analysis and Review

    In recent months consumers have seen Samsung based DDR4 prices steadily increasing and there seems to be no light at the end of the tunnel. However, I am happy to report to you today that there is hope. In the overclocking world, Samsung B-Die based memory modules have become ubiquitous with...
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    A Trip Back to the Past (LGA775)

    Hello everyone, this is my first post (not sure if posting in right area, sorry), and I would like to start by telling you all of my recent overclocking experiments on the LGA775 platform. So, as everyone says, go with the highest multiplier that is possible, and then tune the base clock (FSB in...
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    Nocua Liquid Metal on a 1950x Threadripper

    I set out to build my own PC for the first time. I'm a musician/ producer - not a techy. So, I did about as much research as I thought I could, and consulted many forums, YouTubers, and Micro Center employees. Anyway - I began building my system after getting all the components - but because...
  4. Selena Anderson

    AMD FX 6300 overclocking

    Hello all I'd like to overclock my FX6300 processor but I am confused what cooler to choose. Should I go for an air cooler or liquid cooling? any help would be appreciated.
  5. Burak Canik

    Reeven Coolers for Ryzen 5 1600 Overclocking

    I have a Ryzen 5 1600 and with the stock cooler the max OC I can apply is: 3.7 GHz @ 1.28750 Volts. Don't know if it's stable "exactly" because I couldn't run Prime95 for more than 7 minutes as the temperature would exceed 85C. It got through 10 consecutive runs of Cinebench CPU test though...
  6. M

    Ryzen 1200 system restarting after overclocking

    So i built a new ryzen based PC with specs as follows. Ryzen 1200 Asrock b350 pro4 Zotac GTX 1060 3GB AMP Zion 8GB DDR4 Ram Seagate 2TB HDD Corsair VS550 It boots up and works fine unitl i oc the cpu. I tried various combinations like 3.8ghz 1.32v and 1.33v, 3.7ghz 1.3v but the pc won't start...
  7. nlstitch

    Retro Gaming (2001): Overclocking a Duron

    Hi al, I've been feeling nostalgic recently; That's why I'm planning on building something similar to what I had in my "prime gaming era". I was playing everything from Delta Force to Warcraft 3, CS1.6, UT99-GOTY, COD2 and AA2.5 and SWAT4; I stopped gaming around the time COD:Modern Warfare...
  8. indydude345

    ASRock AB350M Pro-4... problems??

    I recently upgraded to the Ryzen 5 1600, and was looking at getting an X370 mobo, but it just didn't fit in my budget. I'm impatient, so I went with a B350 chipset. I knew deep down that it wouldn't OC that well, but I went with it anyway. Well, I kind of screwed myself, so to speak. It worked...
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    R9 290 Reference/AIO Cooled Temp/OC

    Hey all, Just wondering if anyone has chucked an ID-Cooling AIO cooler on there reference 290 and what kind of temps you've gotten? I had the reference design and the temps would always be in the 90-96c range when gaming/benchmarking. I've recently bought a Dual AIO Hunter Duet Cooler from...
  10. Nickolai

    Will Celeron G3900 work with OC memory on a Z270 motherboard?

    I would like to use Celeron G3900 with a Z270 motherboard. The motherboard says it supports "DDR4-4133+(OC) Memory", but the CPU says it only supports DDR4-1866/2133. Will OC memory be able to work on OC speeds or not? If not, then what is the cheapest Intel 6th Gen CPU I can use? Am I limited...
  11. M

    Tools like SetFSB for Windows 8.1

    I have a proprietary motherboard which means I can't overclock through BIOS, back on Windows 7, I used SetFSB to overclock to 3GHz. Unfortunately on 7, my graphics drivers crashed, so I upgraded to 10. 10 ran awfully so I then went to 8.1. Unfortunately, SetFSB doesn't work on Windows 8.1, so...
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    5930k adaptive mode not working properly

    Hello guys! About a week ago I decided to make a 'mild' overclock to my 5930k at 4ghz, from 3.6 on my Asus x-99s motherboard. First tried with a voltage of 1.12 than 1.15v than 1.10v (which eventually crashed after about 8 hours of stressing). Than I raised the voltage to 1.15v again and it was...
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    Help with my new x5650 overclock

    Hello, I've installed my 20$ x5650 yesterday to hopefully have a little upgrade that would have me good for 1 or 2 years. I have read some threads about OCing the x5650. But still I have trouble to find my solution. Maybe you can help me out... Here's some info: This is what I used to have...
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    System crashing due to # of RAM sticks????

    So...lately my computer has started to crash. The symptom is a blue screen given about an unrecoverable error that will randomly happen. When it happens, it happens every time I reboot. It is the same or similar screen I get when I overclock the memory or CPU too much. My System: ASRock X99...
  15. x58haze

    OC'ing RAM on Ryzen help

    First off I wanted to apologies for my poor English ^^, Finally I got this ASRock Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4 motherboard, but yeah the manual was kinda confusing, when comes to set properly the RAMS I ended up putting my viper kit dual channel 2x4 gb , into the socket A2, B2 I upgrade...
  16. M

    Overclocking + GPU choice for Q9550

    Current specs : Windows 10 64bit 1TB HHD Core 2 Quad Q9550 @2.83Ghz with (Deepcool Gamma Archer heatsink). https://ark.intel.com/products/33924/Intel-Core2-Quad-Processor-Q9550-12M-Cache-2_83-GHz-1333-MHz-FSB Intel DG31PR motherboard...
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    CPU load nox at max during Fire Strike physics?

    Hi, 6700k @ 4.6 GHz on Win10 64 bit 3000 Mhz dual-channel DDR4 (CL15) Neither in Fire Strike nor in 3DMark 11 the physics test is able to load my CPU to its maximum. I see an average total CPU load of 91% (OSD from RTTS) with 95% on rare short occasions, as well as 84%. Is that typical? And...
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    unable to overclock

    Rig: Mobo: Asus P8Z77-V-PRO Cpu: i7- 3770k Gpu: Nvidia GTX 670 FTW Ram: Trident X 16GB (F3-2400C10D-16GTX) https://www.gskill.com/en/product/f3-2400c10d-16gtx Os: Windows 7 Pro 64 Cooling: Watercooled Programs: Core temp, Cpu-z, Prime95 link used \video ...
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    G3258 OC Gigabyte H97N Wifi M-ITX Boot loop

    EDIT: The issue isnt the fact that i cannot access windows at all, I can, just have to reset BIOS to defaults. I just want to know if there is something I am missing or doing wrong to OC this G3258. So I wanted to OC my friends G3258 and I know its possible to push to 4.1ghz at 1.2v on this...
  20. Malogeek

    Ryzen OC + Battlefield 1 audio issue

    Anyone else have Battlefield 1 and Ryzen they can test? I haven't tested many games yet, GTAV seems to be fine. I was checking out Battlefield 1 this morning and immediately noticed an issue with audio. The music was stopping then starting again over and over. In an actual game I could tell the...
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    480 Benchmarked every 10mhz from 670 -> 1380

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Xgm6hKO5iYZOK-mKZKrPN22SPtG8U5RzQJNNnjLErbE/edit?usp=sharing https://www.reddit.com/r/Amd/comments/5tba1z/benchmarked_my_rx_480_every_10mhz_from_670_all/ Another guy posted this comment which also has some great data...
  22. superstition

    Z170 RAM expertise needed (trying to get stability)

    (Please don't invoke the debate about the gains to be found from faster DDR4. I want to focus specifically on getting stability in a speed range of 3200–3600 and need specific, clear, data-driven info. Thanks!) I am setting up a computer system for a friend and bought a 16 GB (2 X 8) EVGA 3200...
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    APU RAM over clock help

    So I built my new rig last month and ive decided its time to squeeze every frame I can out of this £300 system. Specs: 7870K APU Cooler Master Hyper 103 Cooler A88XM-PLUS Motherboard Patriot Black Mamba 2133Mhz RAM CL11 11-11-11-27 WD 1TB Thermal take Versa H15 Case EVGA 450B 80+ Bronze PSU I...
  24. J

    Help: How do I overclock my i7-6800k ?

    Hi, I am a total noob in overclocking. I want to overclock my i7-6800k to around 4Ghz. I've read and watched youtube but I am still uncertain. Can you guys give me a step by step things to do? I kept reading that I need to increase the multiplier then test then increase again until i get an...