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10-19-2016, 11:02 AM
I have a 6320 CPU, and having a little trouble with XTU
1. using bios 001 to overclock blck high and XTU score is very low
2. using newer bios and a blck of 102 seems max but I still can't get a competitive score

XTU shows only 1 core and the CPU usage during the benchmark fluctuates up and down wildly
Is there a specific XTU version I need to use
any other hints or suggestions to get me on the right track


10-19-2016, 04:02 PM
Since XTU uses AVX instructions you must use regular bios to run it. AVX instructions are disabled in non k bios. Try BLck between 102.5 and 103. On my M8E my best score was 731.
Hope this helps.

10-19-2016, 07:50 PM
I managed to get to 738 with a M8E, but have no prayer for the 743 club.
It was the latest version of XTU as of last month. BIOS version was 1902.

Windows 8 works better than Windows 7 by 3-4 points.

XTU also likes lots of DRAM sticks -- fill up the slots. You're better than I am at tuning them, so I'll leave that to you.

Non-K's give up on AVX instructions when Bclk gets to 103 even with regular BIOS. The sweet spot seems to be as high under 103 as you can get -- 102.75 or 102.875?
One non-ASUS board I used could get to 102.9325, but it's 3rd and 4th DRAM slots were ****y. Score was better with the M8E.

Hope this helps

10-19-2016, 08:44 PM
Helps a lot thanks guys, I don't know the limitations and just thought I would try and gather a few points, I will give it another shot soon