New pc build with i7 3770K

Started Apr 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
Michael Firstlight
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Re: New pc build with i7 3770K
In reply to philmar, Apr 21, 2013

The only problem with those 'painless' Asus OC BIOS profiles is that they are all based on upping the base clock, which overclocks everything; it is actually Turbo Mode OC and they are not guaranteed to work or be stable as a result.  I ended up doing manual overclock (bypassing Turbo mode completely) using just the multiplier, XMP and By All Cores with my 3930K and overclocking to 4.5GHz using only a few basic BIOS parameters - very easy. I suspect it may be the same with 3770K chip and BIOS you are considering.

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Mike

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