O.C 2700k

i got a new computer core i7 2700k p8z68-v/gen 3 mobo naxt havik 140 cpu cooler i should have got a 3pin to 4pin for the fans one of then is runnig at 1300rpm and makeing annoying sound which is 100rpm over its max speed weird?


anyway i asked them to o.c it to 4.0ghz and when i got home i went into bios and saw tey jsut put the pcie blck thing to 103 which gave it a 3.6/4.0 turbo i asked for 2133mhz ram and the ram was ste to 1921mhz with the pcie blck at 103 is it safe what they have done? and is the memory right?

i loaded optimized defaults and ptu it back to 3.5 3.9 and the ram auto set to 1866mhz the temps where pritty much the same with it at 3.5/3.6 just want ot make shure what they did is ok and the ram speed and that is correct before i put it back to what they set it to everything is mostly set to auto in the bios when it was at pcie/blck at 103 liek ram auto elected to 1921mhz the turbo option was set to auto as well
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  1. Hi

    I'd personally set the BLCK to 100, set the CPU multi to 40 and try a Vcore of about 1.2V to start with (test stability and monitor the temps!)

    Then set your RAM to its rated speed/timings/voltage.

    With regards to your Fan running faster than its rated for, technically its not as they allow for a 10% leeway (E.G 1080RPM - 1320RPM) providing your fan is rated for 1200RPM
  2. I would set the BLCK to 100. Everything I've read on the matter says, don't alter this from 100.
    Secondly the ram speed isn't very important, as benchmarks show 1600 vs 2133 has little in the way of measurables benefits.
    (Side Note: My Ram is Running at 2133, So if your system will run with your RAM set to that, GO for it, but be warned Intel Voids warranties on their processor is they know your RAM is clocked over 1600)
    Now I would set my CPU Voltage to 1.265 45x Multiplier, and see if you boot, and can keep Prime95/RealTemps(2 Programs you NEED)

    If your booting, and Benching and staying under 72c I would keep those settings. At that voltage I dont see it getting too hot. If you don't boot/bench or you crash bump your voltage up to 1.285-1.300 monitor your temps and repeat.

    Make sure your RAM is at the proper voltage. Sandybridge systems don't like undervoltage at all.
  3. i pritty shure i asked for gskill 2133mhz ram so what should i put the ram at when i o.c it what is marked on the label?
  4. If your RAM has XMP profiles you should be able to check what your RAM is rated for using CPU-Z under the SPD tab, or alternatively just look at the sticker on the side of the RAM stick(s).
  5. cant take the ram out some weird ass things that lock the ram in on y mobo and i just took the side panel of and the naxt fan is makeing a loud noise think i am jsut gonna get another cpu fan like hr2-macho
  6. this is what it says in cpu-z for ram ddr3 8192 dram frequency 936.6 FSB:DRAM 1:7
    CL 9.0 clocks TRCS 11 clocks TRP 10 clocks TRAS 28 clocks now i no the rma i got is g skill 2x4gb and whn i looked in the case withotu removing ram i saw pc 1700 on the sticker
  7. Did you look at the SPD tab aswell as the memory tab?

    If you saw PC 17000 then its definitely DDR3 2133, and it seems like its running at 1873.2Mhz @ 9-11-10-28.

    If you can't get the right angle to see all of the sticker, maybe try taking a picture of it with your phone or a camera?

    Though its not that important, like was said previously RAM speed above 1600mhz doesn't effect performance much.
  8. PC3-12800 F31700CL9 that is what it says in spd
  9. It says 9-11-10-28-2N @1.65V

    So I would say that your current timings are correct, but you'll want to set your RAM speed to 2133Mhz and make sure the voltage is at 1.65V
  10. Set everything to defaults and then simply up the multiplier to 40. There is no sense having the BCLK altered since your CPU has an unlocked multiplier, and messing with the BCLK on Sandy Bridge can destabilize your processor easily
  11. i pout everything to default put multiplier to 40 turned of speed step turned of turbo mode put volt to cpu at 1.2 now i go run prime 95 test it if all good then i go to put ram to 2133 and put the rame timings for it in did did miss anything anything els ei have to turn on or of in the bios c1e crap or w/e?
  12. should i turn hyper threading of to or not not im only overclocking to 4.0 so i put multipler to 40
  13. something is wrong i set cpu multiplier to 4.0 when i boot into windows its still like speed step is enable and the cpu is at 1,6 and goep to 3.5 wth? it not at 4gz
  14. G.skill 9-11-10-28 2133Mhz, 1.65v Same Ram as me... I had to manually set my ramp to those settings, when I used the auto setting it put it at 1866mhz.

    So that's your RAM settings. OC your CPU, and Enjoy.

    Leave Speed Step enabled. 1.6 is the power saving mode... When you bench it should go up...

    Check your settings

    BLK: 100
    PPL Over Volt: Enabled
    All Cores
    Multiplier 45
    EPU Power Saver: Disabled
    CPU Spread Spectrum: Disabled
  15. Go back into the BIOS and for now turn off C states (C1E ETC...) make sure Turbo is enabled and that your multi for all cores is 40, leave hyper-threading on.
  16. do i need to have turbo enable to 4.0ghz o what>
  17. Yes.
  18. ok the c1 *** i got is cpu c1e cpu c3 report cpu c6 report which one do i turn of
  19. did that booted up open cpu-z and it is at 1600mhz again still liek speed step is turned on....
  20. i set the cpu ratio to 40 yet when i go into the bios it says cpu ratio 35
  21. methix0r said:
    ok the c1 *** i got is cpu c1e cpu c3 report cpu c6 report which one do i turn of



    Disable all 3...
  22. methix0r said:
    did that booted up open cpu-z and it is at 1600mhz again still liek speed step is turned on....



    That's right, and it won't go up to full untill you Run PRIME95, and Stress it... which is fine...
  23. methix0r said:
    i set the cpu ratio to 40 yet when i go into the bios it says cpu ratio 35


    Wait a second... I think your getting CPU Ratio Confused...This is NOT THE MULTIPLIER
  24. so even tho u disable speedstepin the bios how come the cpu speed when u boot up is like speed step is turned on
  25. Theres MULTIPLE places to disable power saving features as I recall.. Leave them ON... These are not bad features and you'll be able to OC just fine.
  26. i am not getting ratio confused with multiplier that is the only option to put the x40 in in my bios is the cpu ratio , and i notice the core voltage is dropping to 1.192 and going back to 1.200 in cpu-z i set it to 1.2 in bios so far in prime 95 3 cores are udner 60 dreggrees and one is at 64-65 degrees. do i turn any of those c states back on l8r or what?
  27. dadof1hunter said:
    G.skill 9-11-10-28 2133Mhz, 1.65v Same Ram as me... I had to manually set my ramp to those settings, when I used the auto setting it put it at 1866mhz.

    So that's your RAM settings. OC your CPU, and Enjoy.

    Leave Speed Step enabled. 1.6 is the power saving mode... When you bench it should go up...

    Check your settings

    BLK: 100
    PPL Over Volt: Enabled
    All Cores
    Multiplier 45
    EPU Power Saver: Disabled
    CPU Spread Spectrum: Disabled




    multiplier 45 i dont want to do a 4.5ghz o.c only 4-4.2 can i leave volt at 1.2 if i want to do 4.2 or should i put it up to like 1.22 1.25? ad if i put speed step on wont it change the volts or only change the volts when cpu speed up?


    i also have all the 3 c states disabled in the bios atm do i turn these back on at any point


    im a newbie so is it ok to set it manually to 1.2volts and have speed step on and it be at 1600ghz ? 1.2volts while the processor is at 1.6ghz if thats ok then i say o.c is fine at 4.2 with ram at 2133 speed step on
  28. I have 4.5 on 1.265, My temps TOP out at 62c. I didnt just PICK a speed... I watched my temps after HOURS of Prime95 to see what my processor could do with Given Volts/Temps... If you can get 4.5 off 1.265 I think you go for it... Othwerwise your getting the lower speed with the same temps...

    Leave C States Disabled is ok... Some people turn them off... Mine are ON. Trial and Era... If they cause problems turn them back off.

    SpeedStep Shouldn't change your voltages.

    But yeah 1600 is the default idl, its fine... and good that it does that.. otherwise your PC is a Energy Hog.

    Try your Voltage at 1.2, but thats kinda low... if it works stable for 24 hours of Prime GOod.. if not bump it up and try again.
  29. i need to leave it on for 24 hours on prime 95 lol i think i will just put it back to 4ghz then and 1.2 thats good enough
  30. I would... Just to see how it works in a MOST stress situation..
  31. well i got it a 4ghz 1.2 ram at 2133 all the settings are c states turned of ram at 1.65 and the correct timings for it multipler art 40 speedstep on turned the other settings to what is stated above black is 100 i couldnt find this setting in the bios tho even in advanced mode PPL Over Volt: Enabled maybe it is called something different i running prime 95 for 3 hours then next day 4 horus etc tokeep testing it i cant leave muy comp on 24/7
  32. i checked through the guide for oc 2500k and 2600k and enabled intel virtulization as well
  33. i want to try and slow down my system case fans and or my cpu fan as well i tried speedfan but it didnt work can i install epu engine from asus and try and slow down my fan form there is it safe to instlal that program when i oc to 4ghz in bios thx
  34. I use a Scythe 4 Channel Fan Controller for that..
  35. ye i dont want to have to bye a fan controller what i need to no can i install the epu engine from asus and is it safe to install it with my comp o.c to 4ghz or will i need to restore bos to optimal settings defaults and then get it and see if i can slow my fans down
  36. ust quick quesiton about turbo options in bios if i ever put my comp back at stock settings fomr the 4ghz o.c can i put turbo to by all cores in the bios when it is at stock ot is that only for o.c and i leave turbo on auto when at stock
  37. i have set all the settings states in this thread and all options i need to enable or disable i ran the prime 95 fior about id say 24 hours total now no erros no problems volt is stil at 1.2 i coudl maybe lower it to 1.18 or 1.19 and it wil be stable but is there anything else i need to enable or disable in the bios that is not lsited here that should be changed
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