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Trying to understand Broadwell-E OC

I recently upgraded from an i5 2500k to an i7 6800k.  I have an ASRock X99 Taichi motherboard and a single 4gb stick of 2400mhz Geil 1.2V memory (temporarily until I sell the 2500k stuff and can buy more RAM - and yes it's pretty brutal haha).
I am trying to find something that just explains all the high end desktop features and how they relate to overclocking.  There is much more to X99 than there was to the Z68.  I mean the Z68 was as simple as turning on core enhancement and setting a 44x multiplier and being off to the races.  I have not had too much luck with my searches.  However, I have been able to get my overclock as follows.  core 1.25v, 41x multi, uncore 1.1v, 34x multi, ddr4 stick 1.35v forced timings to the 2400mhz settings and raised clock to 2800mhz.  Machine has been stable for 24 hours now.  My load has been mining Lyra2z with 8 threads while using the system as normal.  The threads are balanced out as 1 thread for core 1 and 5, 2 threads for core 2 4 and 6, 0 threads on core 3 (found it to run hottest so I made it my dedicated free core),   Max temps range 68 to 72 C with this load.  Cooler is a Hyper 212 LED with 2 fans.  Here's some screen snips.

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If anyone remembers such a guide that could help me better understand what I'm doing here, it would be greatly appreciated.

There's something cool here - you just can't see it.

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There are guides for BW-E on overclock.net and Asus forums, and i believe der8auer has a YouTube video where he walks you through the basics of overclocking a 6950x, the process is the same for any Broadwell-E cpu. 

 

I still don't have mine dialed in but I'm running 24/7 stable 4.5 gHz on my 6900k @ 1.40v with temps never above low 50s. 

HEDT: i9 10980XE @ 4.9 gHz, 64GB @ 3600mHz CL14 G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4, 2x Nvidia Titan RTX NVLink SLI, Corsair AX1600i, Samsung 960 Pro 2TB OS/apps, Samsung 850 EVO 4TB media, LG 38GL950G-B monitor, Drop CTRL keyboard, Decus Respec mouse

Laptop: Razer Blade Pro 2019 9750H model, 32GB @ 3200mHz CL18 G.Skill Ripjaws DDR4, 2x Samsung 960 Pro 1TB RAID0, repasted with Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut
Gaming Rig: i9 9900ks @ 5.2ghz, 32GB @ 4000mHz CL17 G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4, EVGA RTX 2080 Ti Kingpin, Corsair HX1200, Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB, Asus PG348Q monitor, Corsair K70 LUX RGB keyboard, Corsair Ironclaw mouse
HTPC: i7 7700 (delidded + LM), 16GB @ 2666mHz CL15 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4, MSI Geforce GTX 1070 Gaming X, Corsair SFX 600, Samsung 850 Pro 512gb, Samsung Q55R TV, Filco Majestouch Convertible 2 TKL keyboard, Logitech G403 wireless mouse

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2 hours ago, Kalm_Traveler1 said:

There are guides for BW-E on overclock.net and Asus forums, and i believe der8auer has a YouTube video where he walks you through the basics of overclocking a 6950x, the process is the same for any Broadwell-E cpu. 

I'm not looking as much for an overclocking how-to guide, as I am looking for a breakdown what the things are, what they do, ect so that I can go at it myself with more understanding.  BIOS labels and descriptions aren't that great.

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3 minutes ago, Cracklingice said:

I'm not looking as much for an overclocking how-to guide, as I am looking for a breakdown what the things are, what they do, ect so that I can go at it myself with more understanding.  BIOS labels and descriptions aren't that great.

a good guide will give the breakdown info you are after :)

HEDT: i9 10980XE @ 4.9 gHz, 64GB @ 3600mHz CL14 G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4, 2x Nvidia Titan RTX NVLink SLI, Corsair AX1600i, Samsung 960 Pro 2TB OS/apps, Samsung 850 EVO 4TB media, LG 38GL950G-B monitor, Drop CTRL keyboard, Decus Respec mouse

Laptop: Razer Blade Pro 2019 9750H model, 32GB @ 3200mHz CL18 G.Skill Ripjaws DDR4, 2x Samsung 960 Pro 1TB RAID0, repasted with Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut
Gaming Rig: i9 9900ks @ 5.2ghz, 32GB @ 4000mHz CL17 G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4, EVGA RTX 2080 Ti Kingpin, Corsair HX1200, Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB, Asus PG348Q monitor, Corsair K70 LUX RGB keyboard, Corsair Ironclaw mouse
HTPC: i7 7700 (delidded + LM), 16GB @ 2666mHz CL15 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4, MSI Geforce GTX 1070 Gaming X, Corsair SFX 600, Samsung 850 Pro 512gb, Samsung Q55R TV, Filco Majestouch Convertible 2 TKL keyboard, Logitech G403 wireless mouse

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4 hours ago, Kalm_Traveler1 said:

There are guides for BW-E on overclock.net and Asus forums.

https://edgeup.asus.com/2016/broadwell-e-overclocking-guide/  I believe this is the one you were talking about and it looks like it is exactly what I was looking for.  No idea why this didn't show up the first time I was searching.

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4 hours ago, Cracklingice said:

https://edgeup.asus.com/2016/broadwell-e-overclocking-guide/  I believe this is the one you were talking about and it looks like it is exactly what I was looking for.  No idea why this didn't show up the first time I was searching.

yep that was the one I remember skimming over. Glad you found it!

HEDT: i9 10980XE @ 4.9 gHz, 64GB @ 3600mHz CL14 G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4, 2x Nvidia Titan RTX NVLink SLI, Corsair AX1600i, Samsung 960 Pro 2TB OS/apps, Samsung 850 EVO 4TB media, LG 38GL950G-B monitor, Drop CTRL keyboard, Decus Respec mouse

Laptop: Razer Blade Pro 2019 9750H model, 32GB @ 3200mHz CL18 G.Skill Ripjaws DDR4, 2x Samsung 960 Pro 1TB RAID0, repasted with Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut
Gaming Rig: i9 9900ks @ 5.2ghz, 32GB @ 4000mHz CL17 G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4, EVGA RTX 2080 Ti Kingpin, Corsair HX1200, Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB, Asus PG348Q monitor, Corsair K70 LUX RGB keyboard, Corsair Ironclaw mouse
HTPC: i7 7700 (delidded + LM), 16GB @ 2666mHz CL15 Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4, MSI Geforce GTX 1070 Gaming X, Corsair SFX 600, Samsung 850 Pro 512gb, Samsung Q55R TV, Filco Majestouch Convertible 2 TKL keyboard, Logitech G403 wireless mouse

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