Windows 10: 3D Mark Firestrike Benchmark
What ASIC quality did you spring for?
Got mine from Newegg.ca. Ended up with 74.9% card. I think it is only directly from EVGA you can pick ASIC quality??
That could be. They probably just offer the base level on newegg or something.
Great run Brawndo. Nice clock on the 6700K.
Thanks! I thought I had bricked my board yesterday trying to achieve your BLCK. But I did a bios recovery. I guess I need to disable XMP so that the ram doesn't overclock too much? Any tips? Tried auto voltage, adaptive, I'm a bit a little too chicken to venture in manual voltage setup but I figured it's the only way to go to break the 5ghz barrier.
That mobo you have is an excellent if not the best 170 series board out there.
I left my ram at XMP 2 at all times without issue. I think you will need to use manual Vc for sure to go higher. That and the proper LLC setting will keep your Vc where it needs to be. I think ram is not the issue but Vc more likely. If you have sufficient cooling then not too much to be worried about.
Disable all C states for high overclock, disable speedstep, and check out what the different LLC settings do for Vc when you boot into windows. Been a couple years since I used an Asus board, hard to remember the bios settings. I know they are extensive.
On my board LLC 1 will let the Vc jump a good bit when bench run starts, from what I set it at in bios, and for 5.1 on my chip I maxed out at 1.5Vc in bios and let LLC move it up from there. If I use LLC 2 setting in bios Vc will stay at whatever I set it at no matter what the cpu is doing.
Your LLC settings will be different with the board being from a different OEM, but get a handle on them to go higher.
At 5.15 on my chip I had 1.5Vc in bios and LLC 1 moved it up to 1.536Vc under load, a big jump to be sure but needed for that speed on my board. Without the cold temps I was using board would never have booted into windows at that speed.
Thanks a lot I appreciate the info Time to tinker this weekend!
Another benchmark. You can register for free and run 720p, How good are your catzilla scores?
Get it here, now Version 1.4
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Run it at the Extreme Preset as shown here
Unigine Tropics Benchmark 1.3 Download - TechSpot
Please run at the default settings as shown here
There will soon be a flood of these, I would imagine. This is an amateur effort, using an intensive game. It does pretty much agree with what I have already tested with windows 8.1 though. Take it or leave it. As the author says, It is early days.
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