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    ROG Guru: White Belt Array Chapel PC Specs
    Chapel PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)GL502VS-DB71
    MotherboardAsus ROG Maximus Hero IX
    ProcessorIntel i7-7700K
    Memory (part number)TridentZ 16GB DDR4-4000
    Graphics Card #1EVGA GTX 1080 FTW
    MonitorDell S2417DG
    Storage #1Samsung 960 Evo 500Gx2
    Storage #2Samsung 850 Pro 1TB
    CPU CoolerNZXT Kraken X62
    CaseNZXT H440 Purple/White
    Power SupplyEVGA SuperNova P2 1200W
    Keyboard Das Keyboard Model M Brown
    Mouse Logitech G502
    Headset Kingston HyperX Cloud
    OS Windows 10 Pro x64
    Network RouterAsus RT-AC68U

    Join Date
    Nov 2016

    Exclamation Recently set my i7-7700k back to stock clocks. Fans run more often now? What voltage?

    I recently started bringing my i7-7700k back to stock clock speed down from 4.7Ghz, to 4.6Ghz and now just back to "default settings" because some games (mostly EA) just crash to desktop with overclocking.

    My old setup had my OC voltage set to 1.275v. The default setting is just 'default'

    I've noticed my Kraken X62 fans spinning up to 100% more often than it ever did when OCd.

    I'm currently using the ROG Dual Intelligent Processors 5 program for OCing (and have been from the start)

    What voltage can I safely set this at? Do I set it as my OC Voltage

    My previous settings were:

    OC Voltage - 1.275

    DRAM Voltage - 1.35

    CPU Standby Voltage - 1.17

    DRAM VTT Voltage - .675

    CPU System Agent Voltage - 1.125

    DMI Voltage 1.1375

    VPPDDR Voltage - 2.5

    Core PLL Voltage 1.0

    CPU VCCIO Voltage 1.125

    PCH Core Voltage 1.0

    My ratios were set to 46 or 47 before, but now I've returned it all to stock.

    I remember early on, the i7-7700k had wildly swinging voltages and heat problems. I vaguely remember setting the OC Voltage to like 1.20 or 1.25 on stock clocks were helping with temperatures.

    I feel like I shouldn't be above 82C with stock clocks and a water cooler with fresh thermal paste on it...
    Last edited by Chapel; 05-28-2019 at 01:01 PM.

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    ROG Guru: Platinum Belt Array Rockford's Avatar
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    Jan 2012

    crash to desktop while gaming is often (not always) related to low vcore, or sometimes dram voltage
    too high cpu temps is also a cause for instability
    ROG Dual Intelligent Processors 5 program for OCing = kinder egg surprise, its not stable or reliable
    for a minor cpu OC, try just to bump up the vcore slightly above default in bios
    but if your having temps problems, avoid overclocking , or find the source of the thermal issue first

    quote: I feel like I shouldn't be above 82C with stock clocks and a water cooler with fresh thermal paste on it...

    trust that feeling ))

    good luck
    Last edited by Rockford; 05-29-2019 at 10:33 AM.

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