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2 years ago#21
reincarnator07 posted...
AMD overdrive is for your GPU, it has nothing to do with your CPU. Do you have an aftermarket heatsink? Heat is an issue when overclocking.


yeah i bought an Energex http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835214027
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2 years ago#22
redrum187 posted...
you can raise the turbo boost up 4 bins or 400mhz on locked non "K" cpus like the i5 you have.


^Do this and increase the TDP in the BIOS. That should allow your processor to consistently turbo boost to the max frequency.
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2 years ago#23
Why do you need to overclock in the first place? With that processor and graphics card, that should be more than enough for gaming a very high settings. Are you trying to run a game at the highest possible settings? Are you running a game on multiple monitors?
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2 years ago#24
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2 years ago#25
Snuckie7 posted...
redrum187 posted...
you can raise the turbo boost up 4 bins or 400mhz on locked non "K" cpus like the i5 you have.


^Do this and increase the TDP in the BIOS. That should allow your processor to consistently turbo boost to the max frequency.


How much do you think I should increase TDP? I just kept the ratio at 100:100 for Overdrive, and changed the 4 speeds to 37.


castrejon04 posted...
Why do you need to overclock in the first place? With that processor and graphics card, that should be more than enough for gaming a very high settings. Are you trying to run a game at the highest possible settings? Are you running a game on multiple monitors?



Some things won't let me run on very high like crysis 3. I think my CPU is bottlenecking me. Just trying to get the most i can until im able to get a new CPU.
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2 years ago#26
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504

Im looking at this one, people are saying they can overclock it from 4.5 to 5 GHz, and that this is the CPU to have to last for the next decade. This, or that AMD 8 core one (which i guess PS4 and Xbone are using).
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2 years ago#27
XxTwisted26xX posted...
Snuckie7 posted...
redrum187 posted...
you can raise the turbo boost up 4 bins or 400mhz on locked non "K" cpus like the i5 you have.


^Do this and increase the TDP in the BIOS. That should allow your processor to consistently turbo boost to the max frequency.


How much do you think I should increase TDP? I just kept the ratio at 100:100 for Overdrive, and changed the 4 speeds to 37.


As high as possible.
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2 years ago#28
XxTwisted26xX posted...
Snuckie7 posted...
redrum187 posted...
you can raise the turbo boost up 4 bins or 400mhz on locked non "K" cpus like the i5 you have.


^Do this and increase the TDP in the BIOS. That should allow your processor to consistently turbo boost to the max frequency.


How much do you think I should increase TDP? I just kept the ratio at 100:100 for Overdrive, and changed the 4 speeds to 37.


castrejon04 posted...
Why do you need to overclock in the first place? With that processor and graphics card, that should be more than enough for gaming a very high settings. Are you trying to run a game at the highest possible settings? Are you running a game on multiple monitors?



Some things won't let me run on very high like crysis 3. I think my CPU is bottlenecking me. Just trying to get the most i can until im able to get a new CPU.


Doesn't that game have serious performance issues? Even with very high end PCs, the game doesn't run very good?
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2 years ago#29
castrejon04 posted...
Doesn't that game have serious performance issues? Even with very high end PCs, the game doesn't run very good?


No, Crysis 3 is actually extremely well optimized. However, there are several filters that when turned on, will bring even the most powerful systems to their knees. There is no shame in not being able to "max" Crysis 3.
2 years ago#30
Your not gonna max crysis 3, do your computer & your wallet a favor an just study up on Overclocking before ruining what you have
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