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  1. #21
    Chike is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    Maybe you will get the appetite for some OC now to something you can live with till 4th core generation.

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    Quote Originally Posted by lotsip View Post
    oh, thats good to know.... i hadn't read anything here about guys goin past 1.21.......i am kinda clueless on this stuff, but, got fed up with not knowing why i got random blue screen errors, so, am forcing myself to learn, thanks for all the help ! so, ur overclocking 1600 memory to 1800 ?

    its been ok at 1.23 for a few hours now, but, haven't really stressed it with prime95 or pi or anything.
    no its 4gb from a tri channel kit im using,its rated 1800mhz cpu is i3 540 not oc'd just set up to use memory at 1800mhz,i think it only uses 1v for 3.06ghz
    Gigabyte z77x UP4-TH F11c Modded Bios
    Intel i7 3770k 24/7@4.8ghz 1.38v Turbo llc +0.165v dvid multithreading enabled
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    Thermalright Silver Arrow Cpu Cooler
    1xSamsung 840 pro 256 Gb SSD windows 8.1 pro 64bit
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    Xfx Pro 750w silver rated Psu 80+
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    http://i38.tinypic.com/14myvfa.jpg x58 ud5 <=3.8ghz + 4.2ghz Overclock Template!!
    http://www.youtube.com/user/warren304#p/u Visit Me On Youtube

    Lots Of Gaming Videos With X58 Ud5 System And Gpu On My Youtube Channel!!
    Just Uploaded New Battlefield 4 Video!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    yes chike, definitely, seems to be the road I've started on..........oh shucks ;)..hehe...............always been into computers, fixing em, etc, owned a retail store for 10 years, etc..........just never messed with bioses other than what i had to do to get the customer's computer built or fixed and get paid ;) and ya, was almost ready replace my motherboard, cpu and memory.....when, as you say, I should be learning to oc .........thanks for the help ! (scurries off to google "4th core generation") ;)
    gigabyte Ga-P55a-ud4p motherboard, f14 bios
    intel core i7-860 quad core cpu
    corsair xms3 8gb (4x2gb) ddr3 1600 memory (cmx4gx3m2a1600c8)
    XFX Radeon hd6850 video (775/1000)
    ocz vertex 3 120g SSD
    western digital 500gb caviar black backup drive
    silverstone element st75ef 750W power supply
    hyper 212 plus cpu cooling
    rosewill wind knight gaming atx mid tower
    lightscribe cd/dvd sata burner
    windows 7 ultimate 64bit

    2nd system i am building
    asrock z77 pro3 motherboard 1.30 bios
    i5 3570 cpu, stock cooling for now
    16gb (2x8gb) crucial ballistix tactical 1600 8-8-8-24 memory
    SEASONIC X750 GOLD 750W R power supply
    SSD 120G|MUSHKIN MKNSSDCR120GB-MX R

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    wazza, oh, i understand..(actually learning from u guys, cuz, i understood it all, haha) ....nice to have several rigs around to play with, eh ? ;) sweet looking 2600k system you got ;) so, you use your ssd as a caching drive eh....? i've heard that mentioned here and there, sounds intriguing....i will have to read up on that too ;)
    gigabyte Ga-P55a-ud4p motherboard, f14 bios
    intel core i7-860 quad core cpu
    corsair xms3 8gb (4x2gb) ddr3 1600 memory (cmx4gx3m2a1600c8)
    XFX Radeon hd6850 video (775/1000)
    ocz vertex 3 120g SSD
    western digital 500gb caviar black backup drive
    silverstone element st75ef 750W power supply
    hyper 212 plus cpu cooling
    rosewill wind knight gaming atx mid tower
    lightscribe cd/dvd sata burner
    windows 7 ultimate 64bit

    2nd system i am building
    asrock z77 pro3 motherboard 1.30 bios
    i5 3570 cpu, stock cooling for now
    16gb (2x8gb) crucial ballistix tactical 1600 8-8-8-24 memory
    SEASONIC X750 GOLD 750W R power supply
    SSD 120G|MUSHKIN MKNSSDCR120GB-MX R

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    LOL there is no 4th generation yet, there's time.

    Does you BIOS has the Dynamic Vcore(DVID) option, do you enable Hyper Threading?, and what is the max multiplier you can set for the CPU in BIOS?

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    Quote Originally Posted by lotsip View Post
    wazza, oh, i understand..(actually learning from u guys, cuz, i understood it all, haha) ....nice to have several rigs around to play with, eh ? ;) sweet looking 2600k system you got ;) so, you use your ssd as a caching drive eh....? i've heard that mentioned here and there, sounds intriguing....i will have to read up on that too ;)
    just bits and bobs ive picked up,damaged repairables ect,and yes caching,only z68 supports it atm though,you can buy an ocz synapse ssd which has the software built in to let you use caching on any mb
    Gigabyte z77x UP4-TH F11c Modded Bios
    Intel i7 3770k 24/7@4.8ghz 1.38v Turbo llc +0.165v dvid multithreading enabled
    Samsung Green(MV-3V4G3D/US) 8GB @2133mhz 9-10-10-21-1t 1.55v
    Thermalright Silver Arrow Cpu Cooler
    1xSamsung 840 pro 256 Gb SSD windows 8.1 pro 64bit
    1xSamsung f4 HD204UI 2tb hard drive Storage
    Powercolor 7970 3gb V3 @1150mhz core/1700mhz mem,1.150v Accelero aftermarket air cooler 55c max
    Razer Lycosa Keyboard
    Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers
    Lite-On iHAS124-19 24x Sata DVDRW
    K-World Hybrid DVB-T 210SE Digital T.V Card
    L.G E2260V L.E.D 1920x1080 Monitor
    Xfx Pro 750w silver rated Psu 80+
    Fractal Arc Midi Case

    http://i38.tinypic.com/14myvfa.jpg x58 ud5 <=3.8ghz + 4.2ghz Overclock Template!!
    http://www.youtube.com/user/warren304#p/u Visit Me On Youtube

    Lots Of Gaming Videos With X58 Ud5 System And Gpu On My Youtube Channel!!
    Just Uploaded New Battlefield 4 Video!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    phew................... ;) ( and I was wondering why google came up empty on that one !) lol
    gigabyte Ga-P55a-ud4p motherboard, f14 bios
    intel core i7-860 quad core cpu
    corsair xms3 8gb (4x2gb) ddr3 1600 memory (cmx4gx3m2a1600c8)
    XFX Radeon hd6850 video (775/1000)
    ocz vertex 3 120g SSD
    western digital 500gb caviar black backup drive
    silverstone element st75ef 750W power supply
    hyper 212 plus cpu cooling
    rosewill wind knight gaming atx mid tower
    lightscribe cd/dvd sata burner
    windows 7 ultimate 64bit

    2nd system i am building
    asrock z77 pro3 motherboard 1.30 bios
    i5 3570 cpu, stock cooling for now
    16gb (2x8gb) crucial ballistix tactical 1600 8-8-8-24 memory
    SEASONIC X750 GOLD 750W R power supply
    SSD 120G|MUSHKIN MKNSSDCR120GB-MX R

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    dvore, no..........hp is on...........and max multiplier.......hmmmm, will have to reboot to answer that.............lemmie get back to you on that
    gigabyte Ga-P55a-ud4p motherboard, f14 bios
    intel core i7-860 quad core cpu
    corsair xms3 8gb (4x2gb) ddr3 1600 memory (cmx4gx3m2a1600c8)
    XFX Radeon hd6850 video (775/1000)
    ocz vertex 3 120g SSD
    western digital 500gb caviar black backup drive
    silverstone element st75ef 750W power supply
    hyper 212 plus cpu cooling
    rosewill wind knight gaming atx mid tower
    lightscribe cd/dvd sata burner
    windows 7 ultimate 64bit

    2nd system i am building
    asrock z77 pro3 motherboard 1.30 bios
    i5 3570 cpu, stock cooling for now
    16gb (2x8gb) crucial ballistix tactical 1600 8-8-8-24 memory
    SEASONIC X750 GOLD 750W R power supply
    SSD 120G|MUSHKIN MKNSSDCR120GB-MX R

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    awww wazza.........i see, I think i have seen those SSD's advertisize in the monthly Microcenter.com circular.....its great bathroom reading material ;)
    gigabyte Ga-P55a-ud4p motherboard, f14 bios
    intel core i7-860 quad core cpu
    corsair xms3 8gb (4x2gb) ddr3 1600 memory (cmx4gx3m2a1600c8)
    XFX Radeon hd6850 video (775/1000)
    ocz vertex 3 120g SSD
    western digital 500gb caviar black backup drive
    silverstone element st75ef 750W power supply
    hyper 212 plus cpu cooling
    rosewill wind knight gaming atx mid tower
    lightscribe cd/dvd sata burner
    windows 7 ultimate 64bit

    2nd system i am building
    asrock z77 pro3 motherboard 1.30 bios
    i5 3570 cpu, stock cooling for now
    16gb (2x8gb) crucial ballistix tactical 1600 8-8-8-24 memory
    SEASONIC X750 GOLD 750W R power supply
    SSD 120G|MUSHKIN MKNSSDCR120GB-MX R

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    Default Re: Time for me to upgrade ??

    dvid will only be unlocked for adjustment if you use auto or normal setting for cpu voltage,and yeah Microcenter.com circular certainly helps with the bowel movement haha
    Gigabyte z77x UP4-TH F11c Modded Bios
    Intel i7 3770k 24/7@4.8ghz 1.38v Turbo llc +0.165v dvid multithreading enabled
    Samsung Green(MV-3V4G3D/US) 8GB @2133mhz 9-10-10-21-1t 1.55v
    Thermalright Silver Arrow Cpu Cooler
    1xSamsung 840 pro 256 Gb SSD windows 8.1 pro 64bit
    1xSamsung f4 HD204UI 2tb hard drive Storage
    Powercolor 7970 3gb V3 @1150mhz core/1700mhz mem,1.150v Accelero aftermarket air cooler 55c max
    Razer Lycosa Keyboard
    Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers
    Lite-On iHAS124-19 24x Sata DVDRW
    K-World Hybrid DVB-T 210SE Digital T.V Card
    L.G E2260V L.E.D 1920x1080 Monitor
    Xfx Pro 750w silver rated Psu 80+
    Fractal Arc Midi Case

    http://i38.tinypic.com/14myvfa.jpg x58 ud5 <=3.8ghz + 4.2ghz Overclock Template!!
    http://www.youtube.com/user/warren304#p/u Visit Me On Youtube

    Lots Of Gaming Videos With X58 Ud5 System And Gpu On My Youtube Channel!!
    Just Uploaded New Battlefield 4 Video!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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