i7920 D0 , with thermalright extreme 120
asus p6t delex v2 ,with newest bios
CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
with xmp profile enabled
1. do a minor over clock to 3.2ghz
2.keep ram at around 1600mhz and to stay stable , because when i trying just setting the timings 8-8-8-24 and inrease the volt , i would get bluescreens time to time.
Ever since xmp was enabled i have had none.
But from what i understand when i do overclock the cpu host freq , it will also jack up the memory speed , and if i have xmp enabled it will over ovcerclock it ?
sorry for the bad lingo but im really new to overclocking and trying to find the best answer.
Also do you think to achive 3.2 will need to change anything from uncore multiplier , or even QPI link speed ?
You shouldn't have any problems with cooling then.
I'd try it without XMP first and make sure that the CPU is 100% stable at that speed, and then work on the memory.
160 Bclk might actually work out better for you (at least for starters) because you can use the 5x memory multiplier to run your memory in spec (160 x5 = DDR3-1600). Running 166 Bclk will overclock your memory slightly.
ok so i set my bclk to 160 and ran prime 95 for a about 7-8 until temps were constant .
this is a screen shot of them i think they are too high.Now im worried that i should just stay at default clock
my dram volt is 1.64v , my qpi/dram core volt is 1.35v , i set it to that since xmp profile set it to that.
everything else is set to Auto except for my timings and command rate , 8-8-8-24 CR-2n, and im running the ram at 1600 mhz or what ever it was closest to
i stopped the test thinking that my temps were too high .