overclock

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    AMD working their driver magic!

    So when I first got my 6900xt back in February I couldn’t get above 10500 graphics score in timespy extreme with my max OC and pushing power target all the way to 450 watts but now in November I revisited 3dmark and got 10500 on stock settings and 11200 with max OC but only using 289 watts. I...
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    RTX 3070 OC settings stuck on HIVE OS

    Hello and goodnight to everyone, im not being able to change any overclock configuration on my 3070s it keeps showing me >Nvidia settings applied with errors, and when i open it it show this: Fri May 28 03:37:56 EEST 2021 Detected 2 NVIDIA cards GPU BUS ID : 04 05 CLOCK : -100 -500 MEM : 2200...
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    10850k/Z490 adaptive question need some help!

    Hi everyone. New overclocker here, had a question on 10850k/msi z490 unify mobo on the "adaptive" mode. My z490 board has two modes, adaptive and adaptive + override. My chip needs about 1.26V to get stable at 5.0GHZ all core. I've noticed a strange quirk on setting to adaptive mode. If I...
  4. K

    Help with OC 3800x MSI B350 Tomahawk

    Greetings! I have already messed with some OCs on my 3800x with the B350 Tomahawk, however, I am wondering if there are any other users of the same board sporting the same CPU that can help me optimize for more stable clocks. I have had it at 4.525 (IIRC) stable and ran some tests in which it...
  5. MavericK

    Non-Gigabyte OC Software option for Gigabyte card?

    Just a quick question - I recently discovered that the Xtreme/Aorus Engine software for my Gigabyte GTX 1080 is causing the display to not be able to enter sleep mode. Problem is, without this software loaded and running, I am unable to overclock the card to my normal speeds. Is there a decent...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Der8auer Tries to Overclock Radeon VII

    German overclocker Der8auer got his hands on a Radeon VII GPU to see how much extra performance he could squeeze out of it, but apparently, there are some major issues in the review drivers and/or firmware for the Radeon VII. Any kind of manual overclock, however minor it may be, seems to...
  7. cageymaru

    Latest MSI Bios Unlocks the Multiplier on the $55 AMD Athlon 200GE CPU

    TechEphiphany on YouTube has released a video that shows how to overclock the previously multiplier locked $55 AMD Athlon 200GE with Radeon Vega 3 Graphics. The MSI B350M Gaming Pro motherboard was updated to the latest AGESA 1006 BIOS. The options to overclock the processor were present after...
  8. Upgrayedd

    I want to oc my RAM. Would like some tips.

    I've got the DDR3 G.Skill Trident X 2x8GB 2133Mhz. All I've done is set XMP and the last timing from 2T to 1T. I'd like to squeeze some more speed out of them but I don't know anything about timings and what they can/should be at certain frequencies. I don't know if its easier to increase...
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    ASUS XI Hero(Z390) or GIGABYTE AORUS MASTER(Z390)?

    Hi Guys, I had just pre-ordered the Intel's 9900k, and need your help picking out the motherboard. In the past I always had Asus and it served me well, never had a Gigabyte board. I will also be getting an nvme drive 2GB & will be re-using my GTX 1060 8GB. Aside from the visual e statics...
  10. FrgMstr

    GeForce RTX 2080 Founders Edition Overclocking Final @ [H]

    GeForce RTX 2080 Founders Edition Overclocking Final We finally got in the RTX 2080 video cards we purchased, and we have been putting those to good use. While Brent is banging out a real-world gameplay preview, I have been seeing just where our RTX 2080 Founders Edition ends up in terms of...
  11. Z

    $1800 - $2500 Video Editing Build - any good?

    Hi Guys, My brother needs a new PC, and asked me for help. PC will be primary used for Video Editing & PC Gaming. I want to set him up with the best radiator for water cooling (nothing custom). And since I always had an Intel build, I want to stick to that. He will pick his own case (full...
  12. cageymaru

    AMD ThreadRipper 2nd Generation, Intel i7-9600K & i9-9900K Cinebench Scores Leaked

    AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper 2nd Generation, Intel i7-9600K and Intel i9-9900K benchmark scores were leaked by Lau Kin Lam and they are impressive. In this video posted online at the 56:13 mark, he shows them off for his live stream. Although I can't understand the video, glancing over the Cinebench...
  13. T

    CPU speed?

    I just installed a 2600X and I'm trying to determine what is the actual speed I'm getting with it. In the below screenshot I have an output from CPU-Z and Gigabyte's hardware monitor. Is the CPU actually at 3.6 or hitting 4.2 GHz? I run the CPU-Z CPU stress test and its hitting at about 3665...
  14. DooKey

    YouTuber Hits 6 ghz with Ryzen 2700X on ASUS Crosshair VII Hero Using LN2

    YouTuber der8auer has set a new Geekbench record with his overclocked Ryzen 2700X running on an ASUS Crosshair VII Hero motherboard with LN2 cooling. His 6ghz with the 2700X is a new record for the Ryzen family of processors. All in all this is a great thing for AMD and it seems like the new...
  15. NoxTek

    A dud 8700k? (overclocking, that is)

    I wasn't sure if I should drop this here, or in the overclocking subforum... oh well, here is as good a place as any. Anyway.... Did anyone else get an 8700k and wind up with an overclocking turd? Here I see everyone else getting 5ghz with moderate voltages (1.3 to 1.35v, sometimes lower!)...
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    Help overclocking 8700k and Asus ROG strix z370H

    Asus ROG STRIX Z370H i7-8700k (not delid) Corsair Vengance LPX 16g (2x8) DDR4 3200 c16 1.35v So the last time i overclocked a processor i used a pencil....its been a while. I am building a PC for my brother with the above MB and CPU, last night i tried Asus Easy tune in the BIOS. Right away it...
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    Help overclocking 8700k on Asus ROG STRIX Z370H

    Asus ROG STRIX Z370H i7-8700k (not delid) Corsair Vengance LPX 16g (2x8) DDR4 3200 c16 1.35v So the last time i overclocked a processor i used a pencil....its been a while. I am building a PC for my brother with the above MB and CPU, last night i tried Asus Easy tune in the BIOS. Right away it...
  18. S

    Overclocking apps broken after Meltdown/Spectre Windows Patch

    Hi folks, I've come to find that my system has become unstable after enjoying nearly a year of light overclocking after installing the Windows update for the Meltdown patch. Firstly my OC (may not reflect outdated specs in sig sorry): 7700k, 4.8Ghz, 1.24v (4.5 Ring + 4.5 AVX @ 1.21v) MSI...
  19. pencea

    Noctua NH-U14S good enough for OC'd 8700k?

    I can find a lot info about the Noctua NH-D15(S) in combination with the 8700k, but none with the Noctua NH-U14S. Do you guys think that my Noctua NH-U14S will be sufficiënt if I want to overclock the 8700k say to a modest 4.8ghz? Is the Noctua NH-U14S compatible with socket 1151?
  20. pencea

    Noctua NH-U14S good enough for OC'd 8700k?

    I can find a lot info about the Noctua NH-D15(S) in combination with the 8700k, but none with the Noctua NH-U14S. Do you guys think that my Noctua NH-U14S will be sufficiënt if I want to overclock the 8700k say to a modest 4.8ghz? Is the Noctua NH-U14S compatible with socket 1151?
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    Corsair DDR3 timings messing with my computer and my head...

    Hey, I've been having problems with my Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 kit (CMY16GX3M2A1866C10) My board won't set the correct speed for this RAM... It automatically sets it to 1333MHz Cas9 when it is rated at 1866MHz Cas10... Even when I set the XMP to profile1 it runs at something really weird like...
  22. FrgMstr

    ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1070 Ti GAMING Advanced Edition @ [H]

    ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1070 Ti GAMING Advanced Edition Today we review the ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce GTX 1070 Ti A8G GAMING Advanced Edition video card on the test bench. The video card has very a long name, but also the video card with the highest GeForce GTX 1070 Ti overclock we’ve ever achieved...
  23. RedWagnum

    Help me with my 7700K overclock

    Completed my new build a few days ago. Specs: Asus ROG Strix Z270 G Gaming I7 7700k (delidded by Silcon Lottery) G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3000 Samsung 960 EVO Series - 250GB PCIe NVMe - M.2 Asus GeForce GTX 1080 8GB ROG STRIX (STRIX-GTX1080-A8G-GAMING) Seasonic SSR-650PD...
  24. M

    New to overclocking - i7 3770k on asrock z75 lga 1155

    Hi everyone, So I'm very new to overclocking -- the only experience I have is just unlocking the turbo boost on my non k CPU that I had prior to this. I'm going to take some screenshots of what I see in my bios. But on CPU ID it is currently reading 3.9ghz max. If anybody can help me walk...
  25. FrgMstr

    Overclocking the Intel 8600K - Delidded on Air and Water @ [H]

    Overclocking the Intel 8600K - Delidded on Air and Water We've gotten to spend some quality time with our Intel Core i5-8600K Coffee Lake CPU, and of course we have spent our time finding out just how far we could push the processor's clock under both Air Cooling and Water Cooling. We relid and...
  26. nlstitch

    Retro gaming like it's 2001: Overclocking a Duron MP

    Hi al, Since this is my first post; Hi! My name is Marinus from The Netherlands. :-) (I couldn't find an introductory thread :-) ) I took a leap of faith registering today after seeing a very old thread from 2004 by Strikemaster; https://hardforum.com/threads/applebred-duron-as-mp.753085/ I'm...
  27. FrgMstr

    Intel Core i5-8600K Overclock at 5.2GHz with 3600MHz RAM

    So, now that I have gotten a little sleep, we are back at the test bench this afternoon trying to figure out what we are going to have to do in order to get this 8600K to 5.2GHz without having to delid. And I am fairly sure we are going to delid anyway. Check out the pic.
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    Correlation between CPU/FSB/RAM frequencies and voltage

    Hi, I just want to learn more about how the different frequencies are set and how they correlate between one another. I'd also like to know how voltages are set. Right now thats what I understand about how modern systems work: The CPU sets the BCLK (Base CLocK) that is used by the CPU...
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    Threadripper OC question for owners

    I have my TR system running and OCed and stable but I'd like to know what software you are measuring your temps with?. I am currently using 2 different ones Aida64 extreme the latest beta and Coretemp. Both are reporting the CPU diode temps properly as far as I can tell, but as I am stress...
  30. FrgMstr

    AMD Threadripper Gooseberry HEDT World Record? - [H]

    AMD Threadripper Gooseberry HEDT World Record This was a Blender benchmark that I was not familiar with till yesterday, but after running it a few times and looking around the Net, I came away very impressed with our rendering time with Threadripper overclocked to 4GHz across all 16 cores...
  31. McCHillin

    Cooler Master MasterLiquid Lite 120 $35.93 AR

    Cooler Master MasterLiquid Lite 120 $45.93 ($35.93 After Rebate) It fits Intel sockets Intel LGA 2066 / 2011-v3 / 2011 / 1366 / 1151 / 1150 / 1156 / 1155 / 775 It also fits AMD sockets AMD AM4 / AM3+ / AM3 / AM2+ / AM2 / FM2+ / FM2 / FM1 From the reviews I have found, this seems like a...
  32. FrgMstr

    Threadripper at 4GHz with XSPC RayStorm Waterblock @ [H]

    Threadripper at 4GHz with XSPC RayStorm Waterblock XSPC got us over one of its first waterblocks specifically designed to help handle Ryzen Threadripper CPU's heat while overclocking. We give you a quick unboxing, break down the block itself, and then we look at Threadripper long-term...
  33. T

    Is the Antec HGC-400 enough for a 3GHz q6600 paired with a GTX 650 Ti?

    Hi, A friend of mine needed a cheap computer capable of gaming, so I got a few used parts and here is what I've got: CPU: Intel q6600, 4 cores @ 2.4GHz Graphics card: GV-65TOC-2GI, Gigabyte GTX 650 Ti, 2Gb GDDR5, Core @ 1032MHz RAM: 4x 2Gb DIMMs DDR2 @ 800MHz HDD: 1x SATA 500Gb, 7200RPM PSU...
  34. FrgMstr

    MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z Video Card Review

    MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z Video Card Review - MSI is taking it the max with the MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z video card, sporting the most robust cooling, the highest factory overclock, and even an unlocked Power Limit switchable BIOS mode, this video card has the potential...
  35. C

    Grey screen while playing games

    I've just bought Corsair LPX 3000mhz 2x8gb RAM and now I am occasionally experiencing gray screen while playing games.First screen freezes then gray screen appears but I can still run ctrl+alt+delete but if I try to run task manager gray screen appears again, I can't minimize or do anything...
  36. FrgMstr

    ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 1080 Ti Platinum Edition - Part 2 @ [H]

    ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 1080 Ti Platinum Edition - Part 2 - It’s time to let the liquid flow and put the ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 1080 Ti Platinum Edition to the ultimate test. We will connect a Koolance Liquid Cooling System and test GPU frequency, gaming performance, and of course push the video...
  37. FrgMstr

    MSI Radeon RX 570 GAMING X Video Card Review @ [H]

    MSI Radeon RX 570 GAMING X Video Card Review - The first custom retail video card based on AMD’s new Radeon RX 570 GPU is our test bench, the MSI Radeon RX 570 GAMING X is poised to offer incredible performance and overclocking potential out of the Radeon RX 570. We’ll compare it to the...
  38. A

    i7 5930k over clock tips and help please

    Hello guys! I recently finished my build and after purchasing a new cpu cooler I started to overclock. I am new to this thing and I need some tips. First of all I read some forums and watch some videos about overclocking. I will begin by telling you what i've done so far and what were my...
  39. C

    My "Show" Build: Hard Line Watercooled/5 GHz/RGB/Android monitor/P5 open case PIC HEAVY

    Thank you for checking out my build! More pics below, or here: http://imgur.com/a/xFLZx First watercooled rig. First time overclocking. Second PC build for me. Many parts were reused from my previous build and bought on sale. Used for daily work (teleconferencing) and 4k 60hz gaming. I also do...
  40. FrgMstr

    Two More Retail Ryzen 7 1700 Overclock Tested @ [H]

    Two More Retail Ryzen 7 1700 Overclock Tested - Last week we headed out and purchased two retail Ryzen 7 1700 CPUs to see what 1700 processors purchased would attain in terms of overclocking. After that we went out and purchased two more retail 1700 CPUs to see what those would do...
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