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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
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       08 Nov 2015 #81

    Chuck, you don't have to run Prime95. You can run something that puts enough strain on the CPU to kick it into turbo. A lot of programs will do that and not generate as much heat and strain on the components.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,543
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       08 Nov 2015 #82

    essenbe said: View Post
    Chuck, you don't have to run Prime95. You can run something that puts enough strain on the CPU to kick it into turbo. A lot of programs will do that and not generate as much heat and strain on the components.
    well said @essenbe I always use super pi with a 512k or 1m run
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
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       08 Nov 2015 #83

    A lot of times, just an AV scan will do it. Less strain, heat and voltage won't go as high.
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  4. Joined : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
    Posts : 15,366
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       08 Nov 2015 #84

    essenbe said: View Post
    Chuck, you don't have to run Prime95. You can run something that puts enough strain on the CPU to kick it into turbo. A lot of programs will do that and not generate as much heat and strain on the components.
    No, no.. I haven't been running that at all.

    Just been checking temps.
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  5. Joined : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       08 Nov 2015 #85

    Okay, I'm at 4.899MHz and my temps are looking really good.

    I'm using a different program to check my temps, I've heard this one is more reliable.

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  6. Joined : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
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       08 Nov 2015 #86

    Went ahead and validated it since my temps are so good.

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    I wonder if I could go any higher?
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  7. Joined : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
    Posts : 15,366
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       08 Nov 2015 #87

    Well, I was able to make it higher.

    Attachment 47001

    But I'm afraid I've ran out of volts. I read somewhere that the max voltage for my CPU is 1.55 I think, and when I was trying for 5.199MHz, I would have had to go over the max to get it. Otherwise I was just getting BSODs. I had the voltage all the way up to 1.524 to get to 4.999MHz.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
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       08 Nov 2015 #88

    See whast happens if you change your bus from 200 to 205.
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  9. Joined : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
    Posts : 15,366
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       08 Nov 2015 #89

    I can't change the bus speed.
    Last edited by Chuck38; 08 Nov 2015 at 18:11. Reason: Make it more clear.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       08 Nov 2015 #90

    Does your BIOS have an 'Easy' section and an 'Adavanced" section? If so, you need to be in the advanced section with it set to Manual probably.
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