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    ROG Enthusiast Array cdcbr3 PC Specs
    cdcbr3 PC Specs
    MotherboardMaximus VI Extreme / Maximus X Formula
    Processori7-4770K / i7-8700K
    Memory (part number)Team Extreme DDR3-2666 / Corsair Vengeance RGB 3466
    Graphics Card #1Gigabyte GTX 1080ti OC Gaming 11GB
    MonitorSeiko SE42GT (4K)
    Storage #1Sansung evo 860 / Samsung NVME 870evo
    CPU CoolerSedan 240M / Corsair H150i / Fractal Design S36
    CaseVarious / NZXT 700i
    Power Supply850w / Enermax Revo Max 1500
    Keyboard Corsair K95
    Mouse Logitech G502
    OS Windows 10
    Network RouterDell 2126 Managed / Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3000

    Join Date
    Dec 2013

    Crazy auto overclock numbers

    I wanted to see what the automatic Overclock in Dual Intelegent Processors 5 showed would be my maximum OC on my 8700k in my Maximus X Formula.
    I usually run all 6 cores at around 5Ghz for gaming and daily usage. But last night the program went crazy (and I stopped it because I was getting nervous).
    I was showing 7GHz on 1 core, 69, 68, 45, 44, 43 on the rest. My rig is water cooled, and I didntd run any long stress tests in it, but I am sure it would have failed eventually.
    My concern is that the PC kept upping the OC and didn't seem to want to stop

    My Rig:
    8700K (Dec 17)
    Maximus X Formula
    Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3466
    NZXT H700i case with smart hub
    H150i 360mm Rad
    Various Corsair 3xSP (on cooler) and 3x HD120 fans, 140mm NZXT case fan (rear)
    2x Sansung EVO 960 500GB NVMe drives in Raid 0, 2x Samsung 860 SSD (backups and transfers)
    Gigabyte GTX 1080ti OC Gaming 11GB

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    ROG Guru: Orange Belt Array Rob W. PC Specs
    Rob W. PC Specs
    MotherboardRog Asus Rampage vi extreme
    ProcessorIntel i9-7980x Oc 4.6ghz 24/7
    Memory (part number)64 gb GSkill 3600mhz (8x8) 15,15,15,35
    Graphics Card #1nvidia Titan V + ekwb custom loop
    Graphics Card #2nvidia RTX 2080Ti on air.
    Sound Cardonboard?
    MonitorIAsus PA329Q 4k 32"
    Storage #1samsung SSD 960 EVO 250 GB. M2 nvme
    Storage #2Samsung ssd 970 evo 500gb m2 nvme
    CPU CoolerEKwb custom loop
    CaseCorsair Obsidian 900
    Power SupplyCorsair HX1200i 1200w
    Keyboard Logitech G910 orion spark
    Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus core
    OS Win 10
    Network Routerbt infinity super fast.
    Accessory #1 Seagate Barracuda 2 TB HDD
    Accessory #2 Aqeuaro 6xt fan controller
    Accessory #3 Intel Optane 280gb

    Join Date
    Dec 2015

    On my maximus viii extreme when I used it, it took it to 5 ghz ( i7 6700k) *and it was still wanting to clock higher, so did the same and stopped it.
    It seems to go crazey without reason, so never use it at all now and do it manually.*

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