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    The Broadwell-E Overclocking Guide


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    Nice guide, thanks kindly.

    However, if you wish to make adjustments to the CPU Cache Voltage, we recommend using Manual or Offset Modes, as the Adaptive Voltage for Uncore does not work correctly for overclocking. This issue exists within the Intel microcode.
    Out of curiosity, has anyone tested the newer microcodes to see if Intel has fixed Adaptive cache? I think they fairly recently came out with microcode version 38, but even the guys at win-raid haven't produced a modded BIOS with it yet, I don't think.

    http://www.win-raid.com/t1893f44-RE-....html#msg28147

    EDIT: I tried actually finding this microcode 38, and couldn't do it. But then I tried finding 36, which has been out for a while, and I can't find that either!
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    Does Broadwell E actually OC?

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    Nice guide though!

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    @Raja
    Thank you, this helped a lot ^^

    @Arne
    I think they run better at everyday use ^^
    A 6950X @4.0-4.2 runs like a champ and feels smoother than my 5960x´s @ 4.5 and @ 4.6 in games and so on.
    You got a really good 5960x, upgrading to 6900K that is the upgrade for 5960x might be a gamble on speed,
    but I think even if you reach only 4.7-4.9 it will still feel like it is smoother on everyday use.
    Redstone update this summer from Microsoft will have support to better use differently tuned cores too,
    and there is no restriction on what speed the different cores run at on a 6xxx like previous generations

    Edit: Balanced power inside Windows behave almost like High Performance power on my 6950X.
    I think Intel focused on increasing general efficiency of CPU on Broadwell^^

    Feel free to wait for next gen, but you are missing out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arne Saknussemm View Post
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    Nice guide though!
    You have to own one to overclock it Arne. Vicarious users and armchair theorists need not apply

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    push the red button Jim for max overclock
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    LOL you guys crack me up.

    Looks like Kirk has one of those tribbles or whatever they are.

    The Broadwell-E cpu's remind of the 6700k, they're great cpu's just not so good at overclocking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arne Saknussemm View Post
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    I think he threatened to leave a few times but came back, too.

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    Raja thanks for the info. good read. Thank you

    @ Arne You still make me laugh bro. good to read you :}

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