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Overclocking on non overclockable mobo?

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LGA 1156 should be able to BCLK / FSB overclock the CPU even if the board doesnt support overclocking. You ,ight not go far, but a bit of OC should be possible.

 

Unless you're talking about prebuilts, of which you can try SetFSB.


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The best thing to do is reading the clock speed that doesnt end in a pair of zeros. Software voltage readings are wrong if your motherboard's not a high end model

CPU: i7-2600K 4493MHz (multiplier: 43x) 1.35V (software) --> 1.4V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 104.5MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 10-11-11-30 2T 2133MHz, custom: 10-11-10-30 1T 2229MHz) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (OC'd 150Hz) TN Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

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2 minutes ago, Hopeshadowninja1111 said:

i have i5 660 2 core cpu running at 3.33 ghz and my mobo dosent allow overclocking is there a way to make some sort of custom bios that allows overclocking?

well first off over clocking that extremely old chip wont get you anywhere and there isnt really a way to get around your motherboard

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3 minutes ago, Jurrunio said:

LGA 1156 should be able to BCLK / FSB overclock the CPU even if the board doesnt support overclocking. You ,ight not go far, but a bit of OC should be possible.

 

Unless you're talking about prebuilts, of which you can try SetFSB.

When i go to bios> CPU conguration there is no option for overclocking

 

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Just now, Hopeshadowninja1111 said:

When i go to bios> CPU conguration there is no option for overclocking

 

then forget it, I dont even want to imagine how bad the board is.


Studying abroad, ditched the crappy laptop for a do-all laptop double. Dried factory CPU paste, long memory timings, cooler cools the inductors but not the mosfets and an inch of unused internal space on both left and right

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV system agent undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (1696MHz 0.812V ~ 1860MHz 0.95V) RAM: 12GB DDR4-2666 19-19-19-43 2T Storage: 128GB Toshiba NVMe SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172) Monitor: 1080p 120Hz IPS G-sync

 

The best thing to do is reading the clock speed that doesnt end in a pair of zeros. Software voltage readings are wrong if your motherboard's not a high end model

CPU: i7-2600K 4493MHz (multiplier: 43x) 1.35V (software) --> 1.4V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 104.5MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 10-11-11-30 2T 2133MHz, custom: 10-11-10-30 1T 2229MHz) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (OC'd 150Hz) TN Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Results: Cinebench R15 Single thread:159 Multi-thread: 770 (thx Meltdown Spectre patch) Super Pi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.11s 1M: 8.4s 32M: 7m 45.9s

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1 minute ago, Hopeshadowninja1111 said:

the board is new the cpu is problem

 

new boards can still be crap, I shit on a lot of them on a weekly basis when people buy the cheapest B350/B450 boards and try overclock on them.

 

FSB overclock doesnt need unlocked CPU, That's how the famous Q6600 gets overclocked.


Studying abroad, ditched the crappy laptop for a do-all laptop double. Dried factory CPU paste, long memory timings, cooler cools the inductors but not the mosfets and an inch of unused internal space on both left and right

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV system agent undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (1696MHz 0.812V ~ 1860MHz 0.95V) RAM: 12GB DDR4-2666 19-19-19-43 2T Storage: 128GB Toshiba NVMe SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172) Monitor: 1080p 120Hz IPS G-sync

 

The best thing to do is reading the clock speed that doesnt end in a pair of zeros. Software voltage readings are wrong if your motherboard's not a high end model

CPU: i7-2600K 4493MHz (multiplier: 43x) 1.35V (software) --> 1.4V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 104.5MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 10-11-11-30 2T 2133MHz, custom: 10-11-10-30 1T 2229MHz) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (OC'd 150Hz) TN Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Results: Cinebench R15 Single thread:159 Multi-thread: 770 (thx Meltdown Spectre patch) Super Pi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.11s 1M: 8.4s 32M: 7m 45.9s

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7 minutes ago, Hopeshadowninja1111 said:

the board is new the cpu is problem

 

Is this one of those Chinese boards off of eBay/AliExpress. "Hunan" or "Scorpion" stuff? If so, two things likely apply:

1. There is no VRM cooling, and you shouldn't be overclocking in the first place.

2. There are no options for overclocking, even FSB overclocking, in BIOS.

 

The good news is that a Xeon X3470 is cheap, or you can get a true quad i5-750 for very little cash. The -660 is a gimped dual core.


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5 minutes ago, Jurrunio said:

new boards can still be crap, I shit on a lot of them on a weekly basis when people buy the cheapest B350/B450 boards and try overclock on them.

 

FSB overclock doesnt need unlocked CPU, That's how the famous Q6600 gets overclocked.

Is there any way of overclocking thru windows

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13 minutes ago, Hopeshadowninja1111 said:

Is there any way of overclocking thru windows

I said setFSB, if that doesnt work, give up

 

15 minutes ago, aisle9 said:

The -660 is a gimped dual core.

if AMD's the one doing it, you could just make it a quad core with the correct board


Studying abroad, ditched the crappy laptop for a do-all laptop double. Dried factory CPU paste, long memory timings, cooler cools the inductors but not the mosfets and an inch of unused internal space on both left and right

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV system agent undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (1696MHz 0.812V ~ 1860MHz 0.95V) RAM: 12GB DDR4-2666 19-19-19-43 2T Storage: 128GB Toshiba NVMe SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172) Monitor: 1080p 120Hz IPS G-sync

 

The best thing to do is reading the clock speed that doesnt end in a pair of zeros. Software voltage readings are wrong if your motherboard's not a high end model

CPU: i7-2600K 4493MHz (multiplier: 43x) 1.35V (software) --> 1.4V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 104.5MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 10-11-11-30 2T 2133MHz, custom: 10-11-10-30 1T 2229MHz) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (OC'd 150Hz) TN Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Results: Cinebench R15 Single thread:159 Multi-thread: 770 (thx Meltdown Spectre patch) Super Pi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.11s 1M: 8.4s 32M: 7m 45.9s

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16 minutes ago, aisle9 said:

Is this one of those Chinese boards off of eBay/AliExpress. "Hunan" or "Scorpion" stuff? If so, two things likely apply:

1. There is no VRM cooling, and you shouldn't be overclocking in the first place.

2. There are no options for overclocking, even FSB overclocking, in BIOS.

 

The good news is that a Xeon X3470 is cheap, or you can get a true quad i5-750 for very little cash. The -660 is a gimped dual core.

the I5 680 was still ok last time i had my hands on one but that was in 2016 i think? either way the main cost with LGA1156 is boards, the chips are dirt cheap so getting a better one is really inexpensive but this board seems like its probably crap too


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12 minutes ago, Bananasplit_00 said:

the I5 680 was still ok last time i had my hands on one but that was in 2016 i think? either way the main cost with LGA1156 is boards, the chips are dirt cheap so getting a better one is really inexpensive but this board seems like its probably crap too

1150 and 1156 seem to have criminally overpriced boards. 1155 is still fairly easy to find at a reasonable price, although they're usually retired workstation boards. 775 should be hard to find given its age, but there were eight trillion or so produced, so I would imagine we've got potentially up to a decade more before the everyday G41 boards start to leave us.


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OP If you can't adjust the base clock or the front side bus i would also advise giving up. 

 

There probably is a good reason the option to change them is missing. the last thing you want to do is pump too much power with too weak power delivery and fry everything on that board.


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54 minutes ago, Hopeshadowninja1111 said:

the board is new the cpu is problem

 

It's not new. It's an architecture from 2008 and even overclocking won't make it magically run new games well, especially since it's only a dual core i5.


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