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Thread: Ivy Bridge Overclocking IDF News
09-14-11, 01:58 AM #1
Ivy Bridge Overclocking IDF News
Posted at Anandtech:
- The max CPU ratio is now 63x up from 57x
- You can now adjust CPU ratios without a reboot, just via a register write.
- DDR3-2800 will be the maximum DRAM frequency.
All 3 are FANTASTIC for overclockers. Hopefully this will allow for a little less RNG (random number generator) when you go and buy one from the store and end up with a lower maximum multiplier (52x, for example) instead of a higher that is desired (56-57x). Now in-windows we will be able to push the chip a little bit further for those last multi jumps for benchmarking!Haswell Benching and Gaming: ASRock Z87 OC Formula : Intel i7 4770k w/ Phanteks PH-TC14 : 16GB 4x4GB G.Skill TridentX DDR3-2666 : 2x R9 290X
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10-09-11, 09:38 PM #2
will be interesting to see how Ivy bridge handles.Currently just have a Lenovo y500 with dual 650m video cards.
(currently shopping for parts for new gaming rig)
10-09-11, 10:23 PM #3
How nice would it be if all IB chips were golden?!JOIN THE BENCHING TEAM!
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10-09-11, 10:27 PM #4
That would level all the SB bot scores and the hunt for the bot killer CPU would start all over again
10-10-11, 11:53 AM #5
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Considering my 2500k that seems unable to pass 4.3ghz, this is welcome news.
10-10-11, 12:06 PM #6
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All 2500k's can break 4.3ghz, you are just not doing it right. If you would like more detailed help feel free to link me to your thread or pm meCPU - 2600k at 4.5ghz with hyper 212 evo+ 2 ultra kaze
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10-10-11, 01:21 PM #7