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    Question Expert advice for PC with Asus Rog Extreme VI, Intel 7900X, DDR4-3600 and 1080Ti?

    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for reading my post. I'm looking for a ASUS ROG expert that would be so kind to help me tune/config my PC the right way. My main question is how to configure my system so that I have optimal speed and stability for media/gaming/editing. I'm not looking to get the absolute maximum through overclocking. I'm looking for the best speed possible while maintaining stability (meaning no crashes), but I'm mainly having some doubt if my PC is configured the way it should be.

    So my system is running reasonable, but I'm not sure if it's running as fast as it can (without overclocking). My knowledge is fairly limited and I've never own a system as advanced as this one before.

    I'm not much of a gamer, but recently I've done a lot of level design for a gzdoom game and I'm wondering if my system is tuned correctly. I think it lacks CPU power even though I have 10 cores. Many games rely on single thread I believe and I suspect this may be the problem. It's probably the case for gzdoom. My system just indicates base core speed 3,3 Ghz for all cores, while I'm supposed to be boosting up to 4,3 Ghz for one or two cores iirc?

    So, what happened to Intel Turbo Boost Max (or whatever), I can't install it anymore. Can you bring me up to date on this? What am I supposed to do now? Basically, how do I set my OS/bios to have optimum CPU/memory speed? How can I test to see if some CPU core does get to 4,3Ghz?

    Some years ago there was the CPU security flaw (Spectre and something else?) and you had to install some update or something which basically made your pc secure again, but unfortunately slower, but that's on the OS level. I didn't do anything specific for this with my most recent Windows 10 install. I don't know at all if it's still an issue and if it's this that causes lack of performance.

    I would be very grateful for any direction on how to get my system tuned for media/gaming (as best as possible).

    I've never messed around in the BIOS other than what was indicated to me in instructions. I'm out of touch to say the least and I would need exact instructions.

    I took screenshots of CPU-Z, Windows 10 System/device mgr, dxdiag and made some pictures of the BIOS settings. It's about 30 images, I don't know what the most convenient way is to add 'm here. I don't want a long thread with 30 pictures showing.

    This is my PC configuration:

    Os: Windows 10 Pro 64bit/Debian Linux 10 64bit
    Motherboard: Asus Rog Extreme VI
    BIOS version: 3201
    CPU: Intel 7900X Skylake X (base frequency 3,3Ghz, max turbo 4,3Ghz)
    Memory: 2x TridentZ 16GB DDR4-3600Mhz
    SSD: 1GB Samsung 960 Pro
    + LL RGB fans / Asus Aura
    Power: Corsair Ax 1200i 80+ Platinum
    Case: Corsair Obsidian 750D
    Miniatura de Adjuntos Miniatura de Adjuntos PC Asus Rog Extreme VI.jpg  

    Last edited by jauloise; Yesterday at 03:11 PM.

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    ROG Guru: Blue Belt Array restsugavan PC Specs
    restsugavan PC Specs
    MotherboardRAMPAGE VI EXTREME BIOS 3701 MOD
    ProcessorIntel Core i9 7980XE 2.60GHz
    Memory (part number)64GB GSKILL 3.2 GHz 16-16-18-36 2T
    Graphics Card #1ASUS ROG POSEIDON 1080Ti
    MonitorSAMSUNG ODESSEY G9 NEO 49 Firmware 1005.1
    Storage #1SAMSUNG 970 EVO PLUS 1TB x 3
    Storage #2WD 4TB External HDD
    CPU CoolerNZXT KRAKEN 62
    CaseCorsair Carbine 540
    Power SupplyCorsair AX1200i
    Keyboard Microsoft
    Mouse Microsoft
    Mouse Pad ASUS
    Headset/Speakers Sony
    OS Windows 11 Insider Preview 25182.1000
    Network RouterD-LINK
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    Lightbulb ๊็Easy solution to archive maximum performance of SKYLAKE X

    1. Update RAMPAGE VI EXTREME to 3701 BIOS

    2. Enter BIOS then hit F5 Load Optimized Setting Default

    3. Enter Extreme Tweaker Section then Select Overclock method to X.M.P.

    4. Enable Sync all Core

    5. Enter PCH Setting on Pheripheral Section.

    6. Use last menu Enable PTT for TPM 2.0 Check

    7. Go to Boot menu and Disable CSM Modules. Enable Fastboot.

    8. F10 Save Setting to exit.

    Enjoy your rigs
    Windows 11 22H2 Build 25182.1000 Core i9 7980XE 02006D05 MCU 2021-11-13 R6E 3701 MODDED BIOS TPM 2.0 Enabled VROC 7.7.0.1054 + RST 18.31.3.5434 ME FW 11.12.92.2222 DV 2211.2.3.0 64GB DDR4 3200 XMP POSEIDON 1080i GTX NVIDIA Driver 525.26 WHQL 3TB SAMSUNG 970 EVO PLUS OMS Driver 18.37.1.1003 WHQL i219 V EFI 0.2.02 Boot Agent 0.1.16 12.19.2.45 WHQL AQC 107N FW 3.1.121 AQC 3.1.7.0 WHQL Realtek HD 6.0.9384.1 WHQL SAMSUNG ODYSSEY G9 49 NEO FW 1008 VESA HDR 2000 DP

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