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  1. Joined : Apr 2016
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro
       31 Oct 2016 #11

    Dude said: View Post
    I never trusted OC Genie myself
    It's not my first choice but it's work so far in terms of stability but I'm probably just going to have to read more and keep testing till I get a stable overclock manually.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       03 Nov 2016 #12

    I use to run an MSI Z77A-G45 with a 3770K, the OC Genie is pure garbage, do not use it.

    Just my opinion, and Doug may say differently, but I never considered MSI a good choice for an OCing motherboard, I may have gotten to 5.1 GHz, but it took a lot of effort.

    Describe why you think you are getting not so good game performance ? What are the problems ?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,390
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       03 Nov 2016 #13

    I have no problems with a Z77 board, so yours will be somewhat similar. I dont like the genie because it tends to put in high voltages. Just take your time and read through the guide
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  4. Joined : Apr 2016
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro
       03 Nov 2016 #14

    AddRAM said: View Post
    I use to run an MSI Z77A-G45 with a 3770K, the OC Genie is pure garbage, do not use it.

    Just my opinion, and Doug may say differently, but I never considered MSI a good choice for an OCing motherboard, I may have gotten to 5.1 GHz, but it took a lot of effort.

    Describe why you think you are getting not so good game performance ? What are the problems ?
    My CPU seems to be lacking, my idle load is at 40 percent and idle temps are about 40 to 50.

    Before I used oc genie my system would have a hard time running newly released games at high or ultra, once I used oc genie it helped my performance. Now playing titanfall 2 if I play for an hour and a lot of things happen in game I get 1-3 second freezes for about a minute and it goes back to normal.

    I had started thinking the CPU should just be replaced.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       03 Nov 2016 #15

    I had excellent gaming performance with a 4790K on my Sabertooth Z87
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  6. Joined : Apr 2016
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro
       04 Nov 2016 #16

    AddRAM said: View Post
    I had excellent gaming performance with a 4790K on my Sabertooth Z87
    Is there anything I could get test results to see if the processor is operating properly?
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       04 Nov 2016 #17

    You can run Intel Burn Test, Prime 95 etc

    Just google cpu benchmark software.

    I`d also run Atto on your Adata ssd and post a snip of the results.

    Disk Benchmark Software | ATTO

    Download ATTO Disk Benchmark 3.05
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  8. Joined : Apr 2016
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro
       04 Nov 2016 #18

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  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 6,523
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       04 Nov 2016 #19

    That test tests the hard drive/SSD not the CPU. To test the CPU try using the Intel Processor Diagnostic Test. Download IntelĀ® Processor Diagnostic Tool
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  10. Joined : Apr 2016
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro
       04 Nov 2016 #20

    essenbe said: View Post
    That test tests the hard drive/SSD not the CPU. To test the CPU try using the Intel Processor Diagnostic Test. Download IntelĀ® Processor Diagnostic Tool
    Addram asked me to post a test of it.
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