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    Default Re: Z68XP-UD3 questions & OC remarks

    Ctrl+F1 only work in main BIOS screen. The screen should flash once when you press it, then you may look at the subsections to see what is changed.

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    Default Re: Z68XP-UD3 questions & OC remarks

    Sorry, when I edited my post I wasn't clear. Ctrl + F1 at main screen yields no Bi-Directional Prochost to be found anywhere.

    On the OC, I've run several hours of small fft's and several hours of large fft's as a preliminary check and it's stable so far. Tomorrow I'll try to get blend test.
    I think everything may be pretty close, but wazza's earlier suggestion (I think?) to bump Vtt & DRAM in tandem seems to make the difference on the large fft's. About 3 hours in right now on large fft's.
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    Default Re: Z68XP-UD3 questions & OC remarks

    There are 2 options since it seems to disapear from another board as well, either GB decide to not make this option evailable and enable it whenever possible, or they messed up BIOSs across boards at some point, best ask them directly.

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    When I get a chance I'll back up to the F9 and see if it's in there. Right now I guess I'm not too concerned, but was very curious why this option disappeared, as well as why the cpu would not run a stable speed when using LLC. The latter concerns me more as something evidently went haywire either with the BIOS or the board. Unfortunately I want to say this was the case with the previous F9 BIOS as well, as I "updated" to the F10 beta during my OC. So this may be a board thing or a BIOS thing, don't know as I've never talked with anyone else with this board.
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    Default Re: Z68XP-UD3 questions & OC remarks

    I finally got in some quality OC time. Ran Prime 95 for 11 hours last night. Got up this morning and the bedroom was hot as hell!
    Anyway, final settings were Clock-34X /Turbo's-45x/ Block-100.32/QPI/VTT-1.070v/Vcore-Normal/Vcore DVID-+0.090v/CPU PLL-1.760v/Everything else default settings including power saving.
    Vcore in BIOS is 1.404 but in OS at idle around 1.068. Vdroop max was 1.392 (.012v) while running Prime 95.

    Never was able to get Vcore down with higher QPI/Vtt but there might be some more optimizations that could be made.
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    Thought I'd post a screenshot of the Prime 95 run I did earlier this week of my first successful overclock. Top thread of P95 shows starting time and date and last thread or system clock showed current time just before I shut it down (about 11 hours). Of course core voltage is wrong in cpu-z and is actually showing QPI/Vtt. I had already swapped the board to the Antec case from the HAF 922 at this point. Room temperature at end of run is unknown, but it was hot!
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    Default Re: Z68XP-UD3 questions & OC remarks

    Quote Originally Posted by boondocks View Post
    I tried Ctrl + F1 at the Advanced cpu core features page but not at the main page yet. Wasn't curious until I went digging through the manual yesterday and noticed it's supposed to be the last entry on the page below EIST.

    Nope, it's not in there.

    I did find something after having a close look... on the main MIT page there is an option to disable 'spread-spectrum', it's enabled by default. It's only there after ctrl-f1. have not yet tested it.
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    Default Re: Z68XP-UD3 questions & OC remarks

    Yes. I never touched it, though.Not entirely sure of it's function.
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    Default Re: Z68XP-UD3 questions & OC remarks

    If I remember correctly ASUS boards always had that option an recomanded disabling it when overclocking.

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    Default Re: Z68XP-UD3 questions & OC remarks

    yeah old school oc demands it's disabled... but I'm not sure nowdays... seems like the few khz it varies the base frequency to prevent emi does not matter as much as it did then...

    but like I said, I've not tested it, so maybe it will gain me a multi ;) maybe it won't...
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    - Seasonic M12D SS850-EM , 850W Semi-Modular PSU with 80A at 12V.
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    - Hauppauge HVR2200 PCIE 1x tv-tuner card.[PCIEX1_3]
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    - 2x WD 500G blacks in raid0 on intel port 0-1.
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    - 4ch analoge speakers, cambridge dtt set.
    - internal spdif header connected to Geforce 0.
    - front usb connected.
    - front ac97 connected.
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    - ms media keyboard, ms comfort mouse. usb, wired.
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