9700k BSOD at 1.35v 5.0Ghz Gigabyte Aorus PRO

Just got a Gigabyte Aorus PRO and I get BSOD when trying to overclock at 1.35v to 5.0Ghz. Any ideas why? its brand new just got it in from Newegg today. XMP is enabled.
 

johnb35

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Unstable overclock. I don't suggest going from base clock of 3.6 to 5ghz without going in small increments. Need to go in like .1 ghz increments and test and continue until its unstable and then adjust settings. Not all motherboards and cpu's overclock the same.
 

Intel_man

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You should be able to leave the voltage on Auto to get to 5.0ghz on all cores by enabling MCE (Multi-core Enchancement) in the bios.

If you're struggling, you can try applying a voltage offset to achieve stable overclock. I'd do it in small increments if you need to. (Probably +0.0050 increments or +0.0025 increments if possible)
 
You should be able to leave the voltage on Auto to get to 5.0ghz on all cores by enabling MCE (Multi-core Enchancement) in the bios.

If you're struggling, you can try applying a voltage offset to achieve stable overclock. I'd do it in small increments if you need to. (Probably +0.0050 increments or +0.0025 increments if possible)
Yeah PC just crashed at 4.9 with 1.315 might give MCE a try thank you for the suggestion.
 
Weird can't even do 4.9 at 1.320v no clue what it could be. Its a brand new Motherboard and CPU. I think I give up.
 

Intel_man

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Seems like the 9700k needs a bit more voltage than the bigger brother 9900k for 5.0ghz OC. There's reports of 1.37v for 5.0ghz stable.
 
Seems like the 9700k needs a bit more voltage than the bigger brother 9900k for 5.0ghz OC. There's reports of 1.37v for 5.0ghz stable.
Well thing is with my old board before I sent it for RMA I was getting 5.0Ghz with 1.320 stable. Now I bought the same board with same CPU and I can't even get 4.9Ghz with 1.320 without BSOD it makes no sense at all
 
Okay trying again to determine if its the CPU. This time I am doing 1.325 at 4.9Ghz. I noticed my VID# Voltages are extremely high. Is this something to be concerned about?
 
What's your actual VCore voltage?
Its on the screenshot. But at 1.325 and 4.9Ghz is been stable on 30 minutes of Rainbow Six Siege and about 20 minutes of GTA5 where as before it would crash and BSOD. So far so good. Problem is I shouldn't have to go to 1.325 for 4.9Ghz where as before I was getting 1.320 on 5.0Ghz. I am most likely going to request a replacement from intel. Besides it will give me something to do having to install a new CPU and all.
 

Intel_man

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Doubt it's a CPU thing. If you replaced your mobo, its probably your mobo thats causing you to throw more power at it.

You can try getting Intel to replace your chip, but overclocking is not guaranteed and isn't covered by the standard warranty.
 
Doubt it's a CPU thing. If you replaced your mobo, its probably your mobo thats causing you to throw more power at it.

You can try getting Intel to replace your chip, but overclocking is not guaranteed and isn't covered by the standard warranty.
well its a brand new MoBo I just got it today from Newegg. Literally 4 hours ago lol.
 

Darren

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Silicon lottery applies to pretty much anything electronic. Its just that typically, CPU matters more than most.
Word. I had two different motherboards, granted different models, but both 970A chipsets. One overclocked stable at 4.1 but 4.2 was too much, other I got to 4.6 with the same CPU.

Get it stable and run with it, you're gonna be plenty fast as is anyway.
 
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Are you locking your vCore and do you have Load Line Calibration (LLC) on?
I am locking the vCore to 1.320 or 1.325 did not touch LLC. But honestly Admin I am not even gonna try anymore. I tried like 4 times already and nothing is stable outside very high voltages so I am done with overclocking. Runs great stock so I am happy with that. Thanks for the help.
 

Intel_man

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I know you've given up on the overclocking of the CPU, but do you happen to know if you're currently on the bios revision that your old board was on?
 
I know you've given up on the overclocking of the CPU, but do you happen to know if you're currently on the bios revision that your old board was on?
Not sure I flashed it to F10 BIOS tho since it has the M.I.T. option and the new BIOS doesn't have it.
 
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