I'm relatively new to OC, I just built my rig yesterday. I want to OC to something stable 24/7, I have a Xigmatek 1283 cooler for the i7. I want to get it around 3.3-3.7 stable 24/7, if thats possible. I have been reading watching tutorials but I can't find much on the MSI x58 Pro MB, so I'm not sure if it's the same for all MB when it comes to OC on what exactly to do. Here are my specs:
Well I tried my hand at it and I bumped the bclk up 175, left everything else auto and I ran prime95 last night. When I got this morning I saw the BSOD, not sure when it happened so I can't say for sure how long it ran. However, I did see it run for 15 mins before I went to bed and max temps were around 55 and vcore was around 1.12 max. But that was just for 15 mins.
When I run prime95, do I need to disable any autolog off, screen saver, power saver programs, etc.?
I was able to get things figured out and have appeared to find stable settings. I have the cpu multiplier at 175x20, 1.16Vcore, and QPI at stock settings (I just have it set a 0.00 instead of auto) QPI multiplier at 18, Uncore Multiplier at 16, and RAM Multiplier at 8. Those are the only settings I have changed. I have been running on prime95 for about 8 hours now and max temps have been about 60c with an avg of 57c or so. I'll post screens later. Thanks.