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    Default ASUS P5Q-E and Xeon X5450 Overclocking

    Hello, its me again, upgraded my machine abit! :D :D Now i have Asus P5Q-E mobo and i guess its better for overclocking then my old mobo :D

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    Default Re: x5450 on ep43-s3l overclock help

    Thanks for the warning.

    Make sure that the motherboard's battery is good where its voltage is about 3.20 volts.

    Check out Ket's P5Q modified bioses: Modded ASUS P5Q/Pro/Deluxe/Premium BIOS - xtremesystems.org

    There are two versions that you can chose from:
    • P5Q Series 5th Anniversary BETA mBIOSes
    • P5Q Series 5th Anniversary FINAL** mBIOSes

    **note: Exactly the same as the BETAs, only the intel O-ROM has been downgraded from 11.2 to 10.1 for maximum compatibility.


    There are several excellent P5Q overclocking threads on the web.
    Ket's thread at Xtremesystems has 2455 posts!!!
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    Default Re: x5450 on ep43-s3l overclock help



    Here are the voltages, if this is not it tell me where to check the voltage :D

    Whats wrong? This mobo is bad for oc?

    Is it save to use a modified bioses? What does they offer from the original one from Asus page i have? Mine version is 2101.

    Is there a bios template here from my mobo? I cant find any. If there is any with clocked settings i will be glad to start there.

    Gonna read some threads for p5q-e and try to overclock abit :D

    EDIT: Found a bios template

    Code:
    ASUS P5Q-E Template :
    Ai Tweaker
    AI Overclock tuner: MANUAL
    CPU Ratio Setting: 09.0
    FSB Frequency: 444
    PCI-E Frequency: 100
    FSB Strap to North Bridge: AUTO
    DRAM Frequency: DDR2-889Mhz
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel A1: AUTO
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel A2: AUTO
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel B1: AUTO
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel B2: AUTO
    DRAM Timing Control: MANUAL
    
    1st Information : 
    
    CAS# Latency: 5
    DRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay: 5
    DRAM RAS# Precharge: 5
    DRAM RAS# Activate to Precharge: 15
    RAS# to RAS# Delay : AUTO
    Row Refresh Cycle Time: AUTO
    Write Recovery Time: AUTO
    Read to Precharge Time: AUTO
    
    2nd Information :
    
    READ to WRITE Delay (S/D): AUTO
    Write to Read Delay (S): AUTO
    WRITE to READ Delay (D): AUTO
    READ to READ Delay (S): AUTO
    READ to READ Delay (D): AUTO
    WRITE to WRITE Delay (S): AUTO
    WRITE to WRITE Delay (D): AUTO
    
    3rd Information :
    
    WRITE to PRE Delay: AUTO
    READ to PRE Delay: AUTO
    PRE to PRE Delay: AUTO
    ALL PRE to ACT Delay: AUTO
    ALL PRE to REF Delay: AUTO
    DRAM Static Read Control: AUTO
    DRAM Read Training: AUTO
    MEM. OC Charger: AUTO
    AI Clock Twister: AUTO
    AI Transaction Booster: Auto
    
    CPU Voltage: 1.36250
    CPU GTL Voltage Reference (0/2): Auto
    CPU GTL Voltage Reference (1/3): Auto
    CPU PLL Voltage: 1.54
    FSB Termination Voltage: 1.26
    DRAM Voltage: 2.00
    NB Voltage: 1.26
    NB GTL Reference: AUTO
    SB Voltage: 1.10
    PCIE SATA Voltage: 1.50
    
    Load Line Calibration: Enabled
    CPU Spread Spectrum: Disabled
    PCIE Spread Spectrum: Disabled
    CPU Clock Skew : Auto
    NB Clock Skew : Auto
    CPU Margin Enhancement: Optimized
    
    Advance CPU Settings
    CPU Ratio Setting: 09.0
    C1E Suppport: Disabled
    Max CPUID Value Limit: Disabled
    Intel® Virtualization Tech: Disabled
    Virtualization Technology: Disabled
    CPU TM Function: Disabled
    Execute Disable Bit: Enabled
    This is my OC testing settings, so far no luck, at prime95 i get errors for rounding. Any suggestions?
    Last edited by BazeMK; 05-14-2016 at 06:40 PM. Reason: Bios Template

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    Default Re: x5450 on ep43-s3l overclock help

    Your motherboard should be fine, PEBKAC is the problem, where PEBKAC means Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair.

    You need to start with no overclock and make sure that your system is Prime95 stable with no overclock.

    I'm creating a new thread for you in the ASUS forum for your P5Q-E overclock withh your X5450 cpu and I will move your post above and this post to your new thread. You can't just copy someone else's bios profile and expect it to be stable with your system, even if all of their hardware is identical to your hardware setup.

    You need to post screen shots that are easy to read and include multiple Cpu-z windows along with Memset information. If you are still using mismatched memory modules include Cpu-z screen shots for each ram module so that we know all of the memory details.

    It will be much easier for us to read if your HWiNFO sensor screen shot is not broken up into multiple sections and to put all of the Cpu-z screen shots in one image.

    Do several web searches using: P5Q overclocking tutorial guide and P5Q overclock thread to find the best information to help you.

    You should wait a while before using Ket's modded bios. If you don't follow the flashing instructions exactly there is a good chance that you will ruin your motherboard. Go to the ASUS website and make a list of the available bios versions and dates for your P5Q-E motherboard and let us know which bios version that is currently installed in your system. Ket has a description in his first post that briefly explains the benefits of using his modded bios.

    You should check the ASUS utility programs to see they have a program similar to Gigabyte's EasyTune 6 program. I think that you will find that the only option is to post a screen shot using ASUS PC Probe II, ASUS AI Suite, or ASUS AI Booster. I highly recommend that you do NOT use any of these utilities in windows to make any bios changes.

    I think that your motherboard only lets you save two bios profiles in the CMOS.
    Last edited by profJim; 08-21-2016 at 12:10 AM. Reason: typo
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    Default Re: ASUS P5Q-E and Xeon X5450 Overclocking

    Thanks Jim for moving the posts and creating a new Thread, i totally forgot that i changed the mobo manufacturer from gigabyte to asus, i was so stressed and happy that i finally found a p45 chipset in my country. Its so rare to get one of those here! Mostly there is p35 chipsets witch they suck if u ask me and rare p43 and p45. Okay lets get back to the topic.

    I did start without overclock, run a few tests such as Prime95 the 3 blends and IBT, both of em were stable and i decided to start with the OC.

    ATM i'm on stock bios settings, just disabled floppy, enabled AHCI and disabled IDE controller. Now it boot faster without the IDE controller enabled.

    Here are screen shots from my system.

    CPU-Z, Memset and DIMM 1


    Memset DIMM 3


    HWinfo


    I searched for Asus Utility software such as Probe, AI Suite and AI booster and all of them are for win xp and 7 the latest, non of em worked for my win 10 64bit.

    And yes the mobo lets me save only 2 profiles at once, i will use 1 for stock settings and 1 for stable OC.

    Bought 4GB kit x2 2GB modules, 1066 with heatsinks on them. But i will get those in my hands near early August. I will try to get another 4GB kit x2 2GB if i am good with budget.

    Bios settings ATM

    Code:
    ASUS P5Q-E Template : 
    Ai Tweaker 
    AI Overclock tuner: Auto 
    CPU Ratio Setting: Auto
    FSB Frequency: Auto 
    PCI-E Frequency: Auto
    FSB Strap to North Bridge: Auto
    DRAM Frequency: Auto 
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel A1: AUTO 
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel A2: AUTO 
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel B1: AUTO 
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel B2: AUTO 
    DRAM Timing Control: Auto 
    1st Information : CAS# Latency: Auto 
    DRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay: Auto
    DRAM RAS# Precharge: Auto 
    DRAM RAS# Activate to Precharge: Auto
    RAS# to RAS# Delay : Auto 
    Row Refresh Cycle Time: Auto 
    Write Recovery Time: Auto
    Read to Precharge Time: Auto
    2nd Information : READ to WRITE Delay (S/D): Auto 
    Write to Read Delay (S): Auto
    WRITE to READ Delay (D): Auto 
    READ to READ Delay (S): Auto 
    READ to READ Delay (D): Auto 
    WRITE to WRITE Delay (S): Auto 
    WRITE to WRITE Delay (D): Auto 
    3rd Information : 
    WRITE to PRE Delay: AUTO 
    READ to PRE Delay: AUTO 
    PRE to PRE Delay: AUTO 
    ALL PRE to ACT Delay: AUTO 
    ALL PRE to REF Delay: AUTO 
    DRAM Static Read Control: AUTO 
    DRAM Read Training: AUTO 
    MEM. OC Charger: AUTO 
    AI Clock Twister: AUTO
    AI Transaction Booster: Auto 
    CPU Voltage: Auto
    CPU GTL Voltage Reference (0/2): Auto
    CPU GTL Voltage Reference (1/3): Auto
    CPU PLL Voltage: Auto 
    FSB Termination Voltage: Auto
    DRAM Voltage: Auto
    NB Voltage: Auto
    NB GTL Reference: Auto 
    SB Voltage: Auto 
    PCIE SATA Voltage: Auto
    Load Line Calibration: Auto
    CPU Spread Spectrum: Auto
     PCIE Spread Spectrum: Auto 
    CPU Clock Skew : Auto 
    NB Clock Skew : Auto 
    CPU Margin Enhancement: Optimized 
    Advance CPU Settings 
    CPU Ratio Setting: Auto
     C1E Suppport: Enabled 
    Max CPUID Value Limit: Disabled
    Intel® Virtualization Tech: Enabled 
    CPU TM Function: Enabled
    Execute Disable Bit: Enabled
    Intel (R) SpeedStep (TM) Tech: Enabled
    Intel (R) C-STATE Tech: Disabled
    Last edited by BazeMK; 05-14-2016 at 11:08 PM.

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    Default Re: ASUS P5Q-E and Xeon X5450 Overclocking

    Your screen shots are much better now.

    You included Cpu-z and Memset SPD screen shots for each of your memory modules. The Memset SPD screen shots provide more comprehensive information than the Cpu-z SPD screen shots. As long as you include both Memset SPD windows, don't bother including the Cpu-z SPD windows.

    The HWiNFO Core Clock sensors show that you do not have Speedstep and the C-states disabled in the bios because the Current, Minimum and Maximum values are different. Too make overclocking easier, most people disable these settings so that their systems will be more stable due to the cpu speeds being constant. Once they have reached their overclocking goal, some will enable these power saving options and then make any needed bios tweaks so that their systems will be stable and save power when there are lower loads and temperatures on their systems.

    The VBAT sensor is now showing 2.448 volts instead of 3.0 - 3.3 volts and you should manually check the motherboard battery with an accurate volt meter to see if this sensor is not accurate or if the battery needs to be replaced. In post #3 the VBAT sensor show 2.960 volts.
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    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
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    Default Re: ASUS P5Q-E and Xeon X5450 Overclocking

    Quote Originally Posted by profJim View Post
    Your screen shots are much better now.

    You included Cpu-z and Memset SPD screen shots for each of your memory modules. The Memset SPD screen shots provide more comprehensive information than the Cpu-z SPD screen shots. As long as you include both Memset SPD windows, don't bother including the Cpu-z SPD windows.

    The HWiNFO Core Clock sensors show that you do not have Speedstep and the C-states disabled in the bios because the Current, Minimum and Maximum values are different. Too make overclocking easier, most people disable these settings so that their systems will be more stable due to the cpu speeds being constant. Once they have reached their overclocking goal, some will enable these power saving options and then make any needed bios tweaks so that their systems will be stable and save power when there are lower loads and temperatures on their systems.

    The VBAT sensor is now showing 2.448 volts instead of 3.0 - 3.3 volts and you should manually check the motherboard battery with an accurate volt meter to see if this sensor is not accurate or if the battery needs to be replaced. In post #3 the VBAT sensor show 2.960 volts.
    Gonna use only memset for the memory info from now on, and cpu-z for the rest of the information.
    When i start overclocking, the 1st settings i disable are the halt states, witch i make my machine works at full speeds all the time and consume more power just to see if the OC is stable, after i finish overclocking and get a stable one, i enable those to save the power.
    I think the battery voltage is changing when i raise the voltages on vcore or dram, on post #3 i'm running OC hwinfo, and on my last post its on stock settings. I will check the battery voltages with my volt meter just in case, and i will start overclocking to get a stable 3.70Ghz first and start from there up to 4.00Ghz. I will post my updates here so u can help if needed.
    Thanks again JIM! You are the best! :D

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    Default Re: ASUS P5Q-E and Xeon X5450 Overclocking

    Hello, im back, got my new modules, and now im ready to hit the goal of 4 GHz, here are screenshots of my memory modules.

    I got em from ebay, those are 1000+ mhz clock, now im open for suggestions for the settings.

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    Default Re: ASUS P5Q-E and Xeon X5450 Overclocking

    I'm still amature at overclocking, but i did some tweaking with the new memory modules, and this is my bios settings.
    Code:
    ASUS P5Q-E Template : 
    Ai Tweaker 
    AI Overclock tuner: Manual 
    CPU Ratio Setting: 09.0
    FSB Frequency: 444
    PCI-E Frequency: 101
    FSB Strap to North Bridge: Auto
    DRAM Frequency: DDR2-889Mhz 
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel A1: AUTO 
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel A2: AUTO 
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel B1: AUTO 
    DRAM CLK Skew on Channel B2: AUTO 
    DRAM Timing Control: Manual 
    1st Information : 5-5-5-15-3-52-6-3
    CAS# Latency: 5 
    DRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay: 5
    DRAM RAS# Precharge: 5
    DRAM RAS# Activate to Precharge: 15
    RAS# to RAS# Delay : Auto
    Row Refresh Cycle Time: Auto
    Write Recovery Time: Auto
    Read to Precharge Time: Auto
    2nd Information : READ to WRITE Delay (S/D): Auto 
    Write to Read Delay (S): Auto
    WRITE to READ Delay (D): Auto 
    READ to READ Delay (S): Auto 
    READ to READ Delay (D): Auto 
    WRITE to WRITE Delay (S): Auto 
    WRITE to WRITE Delay (D): Auto 
    3rd Information : 
    WRITE to PRE Delay: AUTO 
    READ to PRE Delay: AUTO 
    PRE to PRE Delay: AUTO 
    ALL PRE to ACT Delay: AUTO 
    ALL PRE to REF Delay: AUTO 
    DRAM Static Read Control: AUTO 
    DRAM Read Training: AUTO 
    MEM. OC Charger: AUTO 
    AI Clock Twister: AUTO
    AI Transaction Booster: Manual
    Common Performance Level: 11 
    CPU Voltage: 1.300V
    CPU GTL Voltage Reference (0/2): 0.670
    CPU GTL Voltage Reference (1/3): 0.670
    CPU PLL Voltage: 1.58
    FSB Termination Voltage: 1.30
    DRAM Voltage: 2.00
    NB Voltage: 1.30
    NB GTL Reference: Auto 
    SB Voltage: 1.20 
    PCIE SATA Voltage: 1.50
    Load Line Calibration: Enable
    CPU Spread Spectrum: Disable
    PCIE Spread Spectrum: Disable
    CPU Clock Skew : Normal 
    NB Clock Skew : Normal 
    CPU Margin Enhancement: Optimized 
    
    Advance CPU Settings 
    
    CPU Ratio Setting: 09.0
    C1E Suppport: Disable 
    Max CPUID Value Limit: Disabled
    Intel® Virtualization Tech: Disable
    CPU TM Function: Disable
    Execute Disable Bit: Disable
    Intel (R) SpeedStep (TM) Tech: Disable
    Intel (R) C-STATE Tech: Disabled
    There are no BSOD on this settings on startup or during tests, i tried prime for 10 mins, there was no errors, but i prefer using IntelBurnTest to test for stability on current settings and its faster, after i see that system is stable on IBT i will use prime for 1-4 hours depends how much free time i have.
    I did run IBT on all stress levels and all passed, i put times to run on each test as 5. I screenshoted only Very High and Maximum, i guess the rest of the tests are not needed,Time (s) and Speed (GFlops) were higher and slower as tests goes up, here is the screenshots:


    Temps on the cores were 90 maximum,summer is here and its hot, like 40 C. I forgot to mention on the post above that i bought a new case and a few 120 fans, 1x 120 fan on the front intake, 1x 120 fan on the back exhaust, 1x 120 fan on the top exhaust, 1x on the side intake, the cpu fan/heatsink is CM hyper 212 evo with x2 120 fans, and i have x1 80 fan on my memory modules, getting fresh air into them. I plan to get a water cooling, with x2 fan radiator, and the i will move the top fan on the side and i guess the temps will be much better, gimme link from a few 775 socket water cooling with x2 fan on the radiator that u think they are good and worth the money.
    Link from the case here
    Link from fans here
    Link from 80 fan on memory here
    What do u think of my bios settings, and is there anything that i need to change, increase or decrease? Also since all tests on IBT passed, what do u suggest on doing next to see if my system is fully stable, and is there anything we can do to tweak the ram memory to be faster and better, and get lower temps on my CPU and power consume?
    Thanks and waiting for replay!!
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    Default Re: ASUS P5Q-E and Xeon X5450 Overclocking

    Sorry for the delay replying to your posts but I've been tied up for several days.

    Do a web search using: lga775 aio cpu cooler to see what is available and check the reviews.
    You will probably need to use a cooler with 120mm fans and radiator.
    Check out:
    • Cooler Master Seidon 120XL
    • Antec Accessory Kuhler H2O Liquid CPU Cooling System models
    • Some older Corsair H coolers
    • Some Lepa, Enermax and Zalman coolers


    Your memory is currently at 888MHz (2 x 444) using 5-5-5-15 primary memory timings which isn't optimal.

    If you change the memory multiplier from 2.00 to 2.40, your new memory speed will be 2.40 x 444 = 1066MHz which might work with 8GB of memory with 5-5-5-15 timings, but you will probably need to change tRFC to 64 or possibly up to 72.

    With your memory at 888MHz you should be able to use tighter memory timings, such as 5-4-4-12. I have frequently run my 8GB memory in the high 900MHz range using 5-5-4-12 timings. There will be little or no real world performance difference using the 888MHz versus the 1066MHz settings when both settings are optimized.

    FWIW, my Seidoon 120XL dual fan AIO cooler worked well with my Q9650 + P35DS4 system. For some reason the cooling fans were much quieter when both fans were set up to pull cooler room air into my HAF XB computer case. To provide better motherboard cooling the 2nd fan is attached to the outside of the case.

    Q9650 @ 4.10GHz [9x456MHz]
    P35-DS4 [rev: 2.0] ~ Bios: F14
    4x2GB OCZ Reaper PC2-8500 1094MHz @5-5-5-15
    MSI N460GTX Hawk Talon Attack (1GB) video card <---- SLI ---->
    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot)
    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
    Cooler Master 120XL Seidon push/pull AIO cpu water cooling
    Cooler Master HAF XB computer case (RC-902XB-KKN1)
    Asus VH242H 24" monitor [1920x1080]
    MSI N460GTX Hawk (1GB) video card
    Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium
    HT|Omega Claro plus+ sound card
    CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD UPS
    E6300 (R0) @ 3.504GHz [8x438MHz] ~~ P35-DS3L [rev: 1.0] ~ Bios: F9 ~~ 4x2GB Kingston HyperX T1 PC2-8500, 876MHz @4-4-4-10
    Seasonic X650 80+ gold psu (650w) ~~ Xigmatek Balder HDT 1283 cpu cooler ~~ Cooler Master CM 690 case (RC-690-KKN1-GP)
    Samsung 830 128GB SSD MZ-7PC128B/WW (boot) ~~ WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data) ~~ ZM-MFC2 fan controller
    HT|Omega Striker 7.1 sound card ~~ Asus VH242H monitor [1920x1080] ~~ Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
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