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Asus Sabertooth Z77 with Core i7 3770

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July 28, 2012 5:18:21 PM

Hi All,

I've just finished building my first PC (specs below), I don't have any/much experience of over clocking but want to get the best performance out of my system, I understand the core i7 3370 cant be over clocked as such but the Asus motherboard does give some options to play with, my CPU currently runs at around 30-35, Can any one help and advise how to get the best out of this please?

thanks in advanced

Kieran

Zalman Z11 Plus High Performance Mid Tower Case

Asus Sabertooth Z77 S1155 Intel Z77 DDR3 ATX

Intel Core i7-3770 S1155 3.4GHz 8MB

Corsair Memory 800W Gaming Series GS800 High Performance 80 PLUSĀ® Certified PSU

Seagate 1TB Barracuda SATA 6Gb/s 64MB 7200RPM Hard Drive

Sony 24x DVD-RW SATA Black Bare Internal Drive -

Zalman CNPS7500-CU LED 110mm Super Flower Cooler

Microsoft SideWinder X4 - Keyboard - USB

Asus GeForce GTX 560 Ti 900MHz 2GB PCI-Express HDMI DirectCU II

Corsair 16GB (4 x 4GB) Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz DIMM 240-pin CL9 LP

OCZ Technology 60GB Agility 3 SSD Series SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Solid State Drive
July 29, 2012 10:42:25 AM

Hi,

Just thought I'd update on with some screen shots of the settings I can see, I'm guessing Asus have already made some default changes however I still have more settings to play with, any help would be greatly appreciated.







Regards
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July 31, 2012 2:02:58 PM

kieran_je said:
Hi,

Just thought I'd update on with some screen shots of the settings I can see, I'm guessing Asus have already made some default changes however I still have more settings to play with, any help would be greatly appreciated.

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/Turbo-z.png

]http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/th_Temp.png

]http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/th_CPU-Z.png

Regards


Here's my set-up a little higher overclock.





July 31, 2012 5:52:44 PM

Thanks for the reply, I'm only using the i7 3770 (non - k) so unfortunately cant OC as much as that, But from what you can see is there anything else I can adjust to get better performance, My CPU is still pretty cool
January 3, 2013 10:07:51 PM

kieran_je said:
Hi,

Just thought I'd update on with some screen shots of the settings I can see, I'm guessing Asus have already made some default changes however I still have more settings to play with, any help would be greatly appreciated.

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/Turbo-z.png

]http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/th_Temp.png

]http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/th_CPU-Z.png

Regards


Question, Does your TurboEVO SAVE this setting when you restart or do you have to go in and set it everytime. I can not get the Turbo EVO save and restart with it clocked at all!
March 17, 2013 11:02:44 PM

earl45 said:
3723371,2,416967 said:
Hi,

Just thought I'd update on with some screen shots of the settings I can see, I'm guessing Asus have already made some default changes however I still have more settings to play with, any help would be greatly appreciated.

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/Turbo-z.png

]http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/th_Temp.png

]http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/kieran_je/th_CPU-Z.png

Regards
said:

I have essentially the same setup as you and that voltage is unnecessary, I got it down to 2.81v whilst maintaining stability.
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