Published on 15th June 2011 by
Originally Posted by dansusBios is crippled, dont bother with this one.
Originally Posted by BindibadgiQuote:Originally Posted by dansusBios is crippled, dont bother with this one.
The guys still managed to overclock. No DIGI+ VRM on this one though, so no options for it I assume. (I've not seen the board specifically)
Originally Posted by r3loadedI disagree with the VRM/chipset heat issue - I've got one 120mm fan blowing fairly gently across them and have had no issues. I held my finger down on them for a couple of minutes, yet could only sense a gentle heat emanating from them even while folding.
Also, what was the offset voltage and other overclocking options set to?
Originally Posted by Material
The voltage settings are listed in the article. The VID of our chip is 1.2V so you can work out what the offset was set to from that.
Originally Posted by MaterialThe reading is from the BIOS. We know the VID of our chip is 1.2V (hats the same across all boards) and to get the overclock stable we had to use the +0.14V offset value giving us the final Vcore of 1.34V.
Originally Posted by bogbrainAs a newbie to overclocking i thought i would try the settings in the review of 5.1GHz, 100MHz Base Clock, 51x multiplier, 1,600MHz dual-channel DDR3 memory at 8-8-8-24-74-1T.
However I am unable to run Prime 95 or the Intel burn test for more than a few seconds without crashing.
Are there other settings that need to be adjusted as well as the two mentioned.
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