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When it comes to the overclocking of a CPU, you often hear people say that "it's better to overclock in the BIOS rather than through additional software" or something like that.

Can anyone tell me why this would be the case?

What benefit is there to overclocking through the BIOS rather than through something like Ryzen Master, for example?

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Well, for Ryzen CPUs at least, most people recommend using Ryzen Master. I don't know why, I don't have a Ryzen CPU nor have I watched any videos on it. It's likely the fact that Ryzen boosts so well by itself and Ryzen Master monitors your hardware pretty well also. For Intel, BIOS provides much lower level control (this is the main reason I think), and most BIOS' have much higher levels of control over many more options than any software would have. Also, Microsoft doesn't have the best track record for holding customer's PCs together (looking at you MS X automatic updater).

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you know its really working and you know the exact stuff you are touching, then you tweak the OC so finely you can have the lowest voltage with the highest speed if you take the time to figure it out.

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