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    Default Re: Overclocking UD4P & QPI/VTT question

    Please give me a link to your ram or the Model #. I think you may be looking at SPD info for standard DDR3 which is 1.5V and may not be your ram's rated Spec

    BIOS ram settings may or may not be used, it all depends on various things. You can check with memset what is actually in use >>
    Memset

    I mean when you load optimized defaults your settings will all be ereased and stock settings will be loaded, so you will need to set your SATA settings and such again in the Advanced and Integrated Peripherals pages of the BIOS. Please read the guide above it has info on what you will need to set again after you load optimized. You can also write down your settings on those two pages, only for your hard drives of course, and then just go back after you load optimized and reboot and set them again to the same. VERY IMPORTANT if you are using RAID, not so important if you are not because windows just wont boot until you set them right if you are not use RAID. If you are using RAID and you do not set them again it will corrupt your RAID Array and you will be reinstalling windows

    Since you are not using RAID, then you only need to worry about being able to boot not loosing your install. Still important yes, but not so much. Just write down your disk settings and then set them back to that and you will be fine

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    Default Re: Overclocking UD4P & QPI/VTT question

    Ram is:
    http://www.corsair.com/_datasheets/TR3X6G1333C9.pdf

    Thanks, setting hard drives & boot priority is easy enough - I think I'll manage that!

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    Default Re: Overclocking UD4P & QPI/VTT question

    Thanks, yeap that is 1.5V rated memory. I just wanted to check, alot of user see SPD info and think that is spec so just wanted to be sure.

    So ya, set 1.5-1.55 and you will be good to go, do set it manually though Auto may overvolt it more then you want depending on other settings so best to set manually

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    Well, Im back! Im sure u will be thrilled!
    Anyway, I tried those settings and no luck, pc wont boot (just keeps trying)..

    I had to manually set the ram timings from 7-7-7-20 to 9-9-9-24 once I did the optimised defaults. I ran memtest and here is what it shows..



    Looks like the ram in slot 3 is different to the other 2! Is this normal? Also, its running at a different speed..

    With regard to the overclock settings, I can try a couple of small voltage increases but more worried about the ram at the moment.

    EDIT: Just to report back, I tried again..
    I increased the cpu vcore to 1.31 (or the next one up from 1.3 whatever it is!)
    Also, changed the uncore to 13 and blck to 185.. After a quick Linx and superpi test everything seems fine but will test more thoroughly later..

    With turbo on Im getting 3880GHz, not too shabby!
    Last edited by dangermoose; 03-25-2009 at 05:12 AM.

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    Hi LSD,
    Now that I've finally managed to get over my LAN reboot issue, I wanted to know if you can suggest, or even post a screen dump of the BIOS settings of your board (as you have the UD4P as well) how I would OC my i7920( currently @ stock) to 3.2ghz. That's the speed I would be happy with. As I'm not well versed in overclocking the i7s it would help.

    Am currently still on F5 firmware with the EX58-UD4P
    Cosair TR3X3G1600C8D 3GB (3x 1GB) PC-12800 (1600MHz) DDR3 (running at stock 1066 and don't have the XMP turned on). Would like to OC the memory with XMP turned on to get to 1600. I don't really understand the voltage and BLCK and Uncore and all the other stuff if I did auto on everything, so a dummy's guide would be helpful.

    Thanks,

    Workhorse

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    Quote Originally Posted by workhorse View Post
    Hi LSD,
    Now that I've finally managed to get over my LAN reboot issue, I wanted to know if you can suggest, or even post a screen dump of the BIOS settings of your board (as you have the UD4P as well) how I would OC my i7920( currently @ stock) to 3.2ghz. That's the speed I would be happy with. As I'm not well versed in overclocking the i7s it would help.

    Am currently still on F5 firmware with the EX58-UD4P
    Cosair TR3X3G1600C8D 3GB (3x 1GB) PC-12800 (1600MHz) DDR3 (running at stock 1066 and don't have the XMP turned on). Would like to OC the memory with XMP turned on to get to 1600. I don't really understand the voltage and BLCK and Uncore and all the other stuff if I did auto on everything, so a dummy's guide would be helpful.

    Thanks,

    Workhorse
    Well I do not use Auto, or XMP settings. Here would be my suggestions for 3.2 with ram at 1600, you will need to find and set your own CPU's needed QPI/Vtt voltage and Vcore >>>

    To run ram at exactly 1600 you would need to use more blck, and run at 3.336Mhz (160 Blck x 10 = 1600Mhz)

    Code:
    Advanced CPU Features:
    CPU Clock Ratio ................................ [20x]
    Intel(R) Turbo Boost Tech .................. [Enabled]
    CPU Cores Enabled ............................ [All]
    CPU Multi Threading .......................... [Enabled]
    CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E) ................... [Disabled]
    C3/C6/C7 State Support .................... [Disabled]
    CPU Thermal Monitor ......................... [Enabled]
    CPU EIST Function ............................ [Disabled]
    Virtualization Technology ................... [Enabled]
    Bi-Directional PROCHOT ..................... [Enabled]
    
    
    Uncore & QPI Features:
    QPI Link Speed .............................. x36
    Uncore Frequency ..........................  20(Always 2x memory Multi or 2x +1)
    Isonchronous Frequency ..................[Enabled]
    
    
    Standard Clock Control:
    Base Clock (BCLK) Control ................ [Enabled]
    BCLK Frequency (MHz) .....................155
    PCI Express Frequency (MHz) ........... [100]
    
    C.I.A.2 [Disabled]
    
    Advanced Clock Control:
    CPU Clock Drive ..............................[800mV]
    PCI Express Clock Drive ................... [900mV]
    CPU Clock Skew ............................. [0ps]
    IOH Clock Skew ............................. [0ps]
    
    
    Advanced DRAM Features:
    Performance Enhance ...................... [Standard]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P) ......... [Disabled]
    System Memory Multiplier (SPD) ........ [10.0] =1550
    DRAM Timing Selectable (SPD) .......... [Manual]
    
    Channel A + B + C
    
    Channel A Timing Settings:
    ##Channel A Standard Timing Control##
    CAS Latency Time ......................8
    tRCD .......................................8
    tRP .........................................8
    tRAS .......................................24
    
    ##Channel A Advanced Timing Control##
    tRC ........................................  32+ (Should be = tRAS + tRP or above for stability)
    tRRD .......................................4-6
    tWTR ......................................3-6
    tWR ........................................6-12
    tWTP .......................................18-24
    tWL ........................................   6-8(tWTP Must = tWR + tWL + 4)
    tRFC .......................................68-78
    tRTP .......................................4-6
    tFAW ......................................22-28
    Command Rate (CMD) ................1
    
    ##Channel A Misc Timing Control##
    Round Trip Latency ...................50-58
    
    
    
    Advanced Voltage Control:
    
    CPU
    Load Line Calibration ................. [Disabled]
    CPU Vcore ............................... 1.2-1.38
    QPI/VTT Voltage 1.150v ............1.2-1.4
    CPU PLL 1.800v ....................... 1.84
    
    MCH/ICH
    PCIE 1.500v ...........................1.54
    QPI PLL 1.100v ....................... 1.1-1.3 (Set last if you have issues as Auto may be fine)
    IOH Core 1.100v .....................1.14-1.2
    ICH I/O 1.500v ....................... 1.5
    ICH Core 1.1v ........................1.14-1.2
    
    DRAM
    DRAM Voltage 1.500v ..............1.64-1.66
    DRAM Termination 0.750v [AUTO]
    Ch-A Data VRef. 0.750v [AUTO]
    Ch-B Data VRef. 0.750v [AUTO]
    Ch-C Data VRef. 0.750v [AUTO]
    Ch-A Address VRef. 0.750v [AUTO]
    Ch-B Address VRef. 0.750v [AUTO]
    Ch-C Address VRef. 0.750v [AUTO]
    Quote Originally Posted by dangermoose View Post
    Well, Im back! Im sure u will be thrilled!
    Anyway, I tried those settings and no luck, pc wont boot (just keeps trying)..

    I had to manually set the ram timings from 7-7-7-20 to 9-9-9-24 once I did the optimised defaults. I ran memtest and here is what it shows..



    Looks like the ram in slot 3 is different to the other 2! Is this normal? Also, its running at a different speed..

    With regard to the overclock settings, I can try a couple of small voltage increases but more worried about the ram at the moment.

    EDIT: Just to report back, I tried again..
    I increased the cpu vcore to 1.31 (or the next one up from 1.3 whatever it is!)
    Also, changed the uncore to 13 and blck to 185.. After a quick Linx and superpi test everything seems fine but will test more thoroughly later..

    With turbo on Im getting 3880GHz, not too shabby!
    Well I was about to say it just looked like they forgot to program the XMP for that one stick since they do have the same model #.... But, I am not sure about that at all since the rest of the JEDEC Settings do not match up either?

    You may want to ask over at the Corsair Forum if that is a normal mistake during production or if you should Setup a RMA >>>
    Warranty Questions - The Corsair Support Forums

    What I can tell you is those speeds are just the Programmed EPP Settings, they are not the speed the ram is running at. You would need to check with CPU-z to see the actual ram speed, in the Memory (Not SPD) Tab >>
    CPU-Z

    Let me know if you contact Corsair, what they say about this incase I see it and get asked again.

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    Default Re: Overclocking UD4P & QPI/VTT question

    Thanks LSD,
    I'll head over to corsair and let you know what they say. I do hope its not an rma as this is the 2nd set of modules I've had!

    Thanks for your help.

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    Ah...... why second set already? Do you mean second set of those as well?

    Well let me know what you find out, could be normal?

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    Default Re: Overclocking UD4P & QPI/VTT question

    Quote Originally Posted by Lsdmeasap View Post
    Ah...... why second set already? Do you mean second set of those as well?

    Well let me know what you find out, could be normal?
    What I meant was the first set I got when building the system were faulty (2 of the dimms) - the pc could only see 2Gbs..

    EDIT:
    Oh, and Corsair have suggested an RMA...
    Last edited by dangermoose; 03-31-2009 at 06:14 PM.

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