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The practice of operating a computer component at speeds in excess of manufacturer specifications.

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Trying to understand output of p-states (amdgpu)

Currently i'm trying to understand how GPU Overclocking (RX6600) works under linux. I read the Arch Wiki about amdgpu and made some "discoveries" i don't really understand. For example if i ...
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When tweaking memory settings (for stable overclocks) via BIOS, how do you know if a computer is hanging or in the middle of memory training?

For my particular situation, the PC successfully past POST, loaded the Boot Loader, and handed over to OS, but the Splash Screen for Windows 10 is present but there is no loading circle animation, ...
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can't fully understand how the RAM modules speed works (related to the hardware limitations)

I'm building my first desktop computer and I've discovered lots of things. Some of them regarding the RAM modules speed: I've seen that Intel specified in their official stats that the i7-14700K can ...
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What motherboard can support dual RTX 4090 GPUs? [closed]

I am trying to build a deep learning PC using the following parts: 2x MSI Suprim X RTX 4090 graphic card 1x Intel core i9 14900K CPU 4x 48GB DDR5 RAM (most likely G.Skill or Corsair @ 5600MT~6000MT) ...
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does intel TDP-UP effect performance? [duplicate]

I got a linux laptop with i5 8250u which got max tdp of 25w and normal tdp of 15w, after some reserch I found that if you decrease the tdp of a cpu it's going to get slower. But consider this, if you ...
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How to overclock a laptop

I have a linux laptop with debian on it(with i5 8250u). in the intel introduce site for i5 8250u it says it support TDP-UP , I wonder how to set the TDP on this debian. Or even better maybe overclock ...
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Can i overclock an Intel Core i3 processor?

I have a Dell Optiplex 3020 with this exact CPU,I want to overclock it to enhance crypto mining and downloading files. Before I go all in and do it, I'm making sure on this site.
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Why won't my custom build PC boot?

I built a new PC for the first time in a while. Everything seemed to go well. It boots to bios and everything seems good. But when I try and actually boot off a bootable Windows or Linux USB drive (...
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Can the i7-11800H clock to 5.0GHZ?

The Intel specifications for the i7-11800h processer says that the max turbo frequency is 4.6GHZ. In the bios under the overview section, it says: maximum clock speed: 5.0GHZ When I first saw it, I ...
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PC Power consumption: what if i downclock cpu?

I'm thinking to downclock my home PC, to lower power consumption. I found a BIOS option: CPU clock multiplier .. it was auto, i switched to 20x . Before my cpu was clocked at 3.2ghz, now a 2ghz. It is ...
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Overclocked CPU will occasional spike the frequency by several GHz

I followed a guide while doing my OC i5-8600k to increase the multiplier in BIOS and then test for stability. It's been fine for years, but a few months ago it started to thermal throttle. I dropped ...
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Why are some of my CPU cores running only at a fraction of their factory frequency and some even above?

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and I have an Intel Core i7-4930K CPU @ 3.40 GHz nominal frequency. Please have a look at this CPUID HWMonitor output: Cores #1, #3, #4 are running at only ...
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Can't boot up with ddr3 2400mhz ram set to 2400mhz

I have ddr3 Ram 2400mhz (F3-2400c11d-16gab) but I can't boot up with preset xmp set to 2400mhz but I can boot up when I set frequency to 2200mhz. Motherboard: P8Z77-V DELUXE CPU: I7 3770 Please help. ...
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Using RAM XMP with 4 Sticks of RAM

I always had 2 RAM Sticks installed, both with 8GB Capacity and 3000Mhz, which did work perfectly fine with A-XMP activated. I now installed 2 more RAM Sticks (exactly the same size, brand and MHz-...
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Overclock Notebook Issues [duplicate]

Recently I was impressed to read a forum mentioning that my old notebook could be significantly upgraded: I overclock with K10stat (OC app) so I can get it going at 3400-3500Mhz (and no overheating) ...
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Why does my Geforce RTX3070 run beyond boost clock without overclocking?

I bought a brand new Gigabyte RTX3070 Gaming OC (Rev 1), which according to its specs has a boost core clock of 1815 MHz. A quick look into GPU-Z confirms that number, see the following screenshot: ...
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XMP profile in CPU-Z : Can't get the memory timings? (even with activated XMP)

I apologize in advance if this question has already been answered. I read through the whole forum but couldn't find an answer to my question. I use a prebuilt PC from HP Omen with 4 x 16GB DDR4-3200 ...
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RAM - same RAM manufacturer, but different manufacturing date and possibly chip manufacturer - could it possibly cause problems?

This question is similar to this one Using two different brands of RAM sticks together BUT I have the same model number, RAM company is the same as well, XMP timings and XMP frequency is obviously the ...
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Inconsistent 3DMark CPU Score

I completed a new Ryzen based PC build, and have been trying to optimize it by doing some minor overclocking. While doing so, I've noticed that I'm getting inconsistent 3dMark CPU results that are ...
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Disable Overclocking on Asus motherboard?

I have bought an ASUS ROG STRIX Z590-F which has overclocking capabilities. However, I noticed that by default my PC has random freezes. The image stays on the monitors but the computer is not ...
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How can I modify the programmable interval timer value stored in the computer so that the system clock runs faster?

According to this Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_time#Implementation) computers use a programmable interval timer (PIT) that periodically interrupts (when reaching a certain ...
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i9-10850 won't run above 4800 MHz on Ubuntu mate 21.04

My i9-10850 cpu that could go up to 5.20 GHz won't go above 4.8 GHz. I'm on Ubuntu mate 21.04. CPU spec sheet: https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/205904/intel-core-i9-10850k-...
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Intel XTU voltage and frequency stuck at 0

A while back, I was testing out intel XTU, and everything was great. I used it to undervolt my I7-8086k, and it worked flawlessly, I don't remember how much exactly, but it ran a bit cooler ☺ Fast ...
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Enter Advanced BIOS Settings

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 110-15ACL 80TJ, and I want to enter the advanced BIOS settings on it. I don't mean the the regular BIOS, but the settings unlocked when a certain key combination is pressed ...
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When is overclocking GPU unsafe?

I went to AMD Radeon Software to overclock my GPU for the first time, and it said that if I damage the GPU by overclocking it they won't be responsible. So the question arises: when is overclocking a ...
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What are the differences between JEDEC data rate and XMP at the same speed?

What are the differences between these 2 RAM modules: Certified by JEDEC at 3200MT/s data rate as described here. (Actually I have never seen one) JEDEC certified at 2133MT/s but has an XMP profile ...
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Overclock settings aren't being applied after some time

I have a Gigabyte GT 730 and I recently overclocked it so that I can play heavier games. I set the Core Clock at 870MHz and the memory clock at 980MHz. So even though these settings get the job done ...
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How To Add Seconds To Date/Time Format of Prime95 Logging?

Prime95's default log format is MMM dd hh:mm e.g. Feb 26 07:16. I am using Thread Switcher for stability testing which works well switching every 5 seconds. I've had to increase this to 120 seconds in ...
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gt 210 artifact when overclocked

I tried to overclock my gt 210 with msi afterburner, When i clicked apply random colored chess parts and green apeered on the screen and then it crashed I have a 280W PSU any way to overclock this ...
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PC won't shut down and won't recognize USB devices after RAM Overclocking

I have an ASUS Z170-K + i7 6700 and yesterday I overclocked the RAM memory to make it work at 3000MHz (stock RAM frequency) because was capped at 2133MHz. I loaded the XMP preset profile with CPU at 1....
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gigabyte 5600 xt wind oc rev2 clock core

Does the Gigabyte 5600 XT WINDFORCE OC 6G (rev. 2.0) video card in the second revision have an increased clock core to 1750? or is it possible only on the version with three coolers
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Does the PH67S C-43 (B3) allow overclocking?

so I've recently bought a used PH67s C-43 (B3) motherboard and I am wondering if it supports overclocking because I am currently choosing between the i5-3570k and the i5-3570 (only options for me rn) ...
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Computer freeze and only reboot while playing

So, i have read a lot and tried every solutions possible, that's why i'm here asking you. This freeze is different. Anyway, what's happen is: Turn on the computer and use it for EVERYTHING (except ...
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Possibly bricked PC after overclocking and frequency change

I helped my friend configure some settings on his BIOS from his custom build PC he made not too long ago, what we did was change the frequency of the RAM, which wasn't too large, and was good as my ...
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Do I need to lower my CPU voltage when lowering the CPU multiplier?

I know that when overclocking you might have to increase the CPU voltage to keep it stable, but is the opposite true for underclocking? My CPU has a base clock of 100mhz and a default multiplier of 36,...
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How to make amdgpu.ppfeaturemask work with kernel 5.4.0 of ubuntu 20.04?

I can unlock the access to adjust clocks and voltages of my AMD GPU by appending the Kernel parameter amdgpu.ppfeaturemask=0xffffffff with kernel 5.8.x of Ubuntu 20.04 but not with kernel 5.4. Why not ...
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CPU looks overclocked even though its in a laptop with base settings

I am running a resource-hungry program on my laptop and when I looked at the CPU clock speeds I saw this: The clock speed is almost half a GHz above base! I have a Dell Inspiron 13 5000 series with ...
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How to change the clock speed with an Asus B350M mother board?

I am trying to change the clock speed from the BIOS on a Asus B350 with a Ryzen CPU. No matter how I change the custom CPU core ratio, if it isn't on Auto, the system won't boot. The base settings ...
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"Speed" vs "Configured Memory Speed" in dmidecode

Does the information below from dmidecode indicate that my memory runs twice as fast (overclocked) as nominal or at half speed? (My WWW searches yielded confusing information corroborating both.) And ...
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Is my CPU overclocked?

My pc's info under the voice processor says this: "intel(R) Core(TM) i5-1035G1 CPU @1.00 GHz 1.19 GHz" but I can see from a pannel that my CPU offen is going at 2 GHz is this normal? I need to ...
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AMD R9 280 - Changing clocks causes screen flickering and extreme low idle clocks

When I apply any change to the core or memory clock of my R9 280 (via MSI Afterburner or Radeon Software) my screen starts to flicker. This seems not to be an instability issue since it also happens ...
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Is this RAM overclocking?

I have 2 DDR4 sticks (2x16 GB) running with a 3700X Ryzen CPU with an MSI B450M Mortar Max motherboard: one 2x16 GB Crucial rated at XMP 3200 MHz CL16 18-18-36-72 at 1,35V one 2x16 GB rated at XMP ...
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Systemd service fails to write file, but only on Cold Boot

On Manjaro Linux (kernel 5.5) I created a script for overclocking my GPU, and a systemd service to start it at boot: /usr/local/bin/amdoverclock #!/bin/bash echo 'manual' > ...
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Does the voltage supplied to a CPU differ per core?

I'm currently trying to find a range of safe voltages for CPU overclocking. As a start, I looked at the automatic stock voltages: Without any Turbo-functions, the voltages in this case range from 0....
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(DDR4/RAM) Writing speed more faster than reading speed

This is giving me a headache. As I know, all RAM modules are a bit faster while reading instead of writing due it's nature. My only and last (I think valid) theory: a bad DDR4 timings (calculated by ...
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After Overclocking GPU, how to bring it back

I used MSI Afterburner and did a test and scan for Overclocking GPU. My GPU is Gigabyte NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti Windforce OC 11GB. Just wondering, how it bring it back to normal clocking after ...
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How to overclock my monitor past the stock 1080p75 without the setting getting changed to 1080p59?

How to overclock my monitor used for my laptop past 1080p75. I was going to overclock to 1080p80 from 1080p75, but when I change the settings and click apply, the screen flashes and returns to 1080p59....
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DDR4 memory modules with XMP and Intel Xeon E-2246G - possible?

is latest Intel XEON generation (E-2246G) able to operate with DDR4 set via XMP profile on higher frequency? (XEONs are not "unlocked" if I'm right (?)) Why do I ask? Well, if I put DDR4 modules ...
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Can I overclock i7 2670qm?

I have an i7 2670qm CPU and I'm wondering if I could overclock it. What is the risk and what could happen to the CPU or other hardware devices? Is there anyone who has overclocked this specific CPU ...
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XMP Profile and two RAMs of unequal speeds

I have a Corsair 2400Mhz 8GB DDR4 RAM (Single stick) in my PC. Now if I buy another Corsair 3000MHz 8GB and install it in the next DIMM socket (and assuming it works) I believe both will be clocked ...
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