Posted in New Builds and Planning, By Other than your overclock being saved in cmos, no. Or it randomly freezes/hangs no matter how many times you reinstall windows, etc. AMD FX-8120; the AMD FX series has set most of the world records for overclocked CPU frequencies, but Intel’s i7 series can take higher core temperatures and has newer processors in market. Right-click on "This Computer/PC" etc. cottechguy Posted in New Builds and Planning, By Started 17 minutes ago Posted in Troubleshooting, By It has been running hard full load stress testing for 44,520 hours straight (except for update restarts and the rare power outage). Dive Into the BIOS Although I'd like to know what tests he's using since there's no way for him to know if it was overclocked before. I have this processor: AMD Athlon 64 x2 6000+, and according to the specs on the net the speed is 3.0 GHZ. Hi guys! The process of attaining an overclocked computer involves increasing the voltage. Download the (zip no install) for 32bit or 64bit which ever version of Win7 you have. Perhaps this is the reason I have not had a BSOD on my i7 920! And you can as well try to read the registry key [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\CentralProcessor\0] to get the CPU … In order to increase buyer interest in these unlocked “k” processors, Intel has made their fastest processor by stock core speed – the i7-6700k – an unlocked processor with the Skylake generation as they did with Broadwell and Haswell that came before. Overpriced and rushed, offers nothing notable compared to the competition, doesn't come with an adequate charger despite the premium price. You can download a CPU monitoring utility that will tell you your CPU speed at … You can do a number of things to check if it has been overclocked. can you see if a cpu has been overclocked? I think I'm on the right track. Be happy to delid if it's TIM (done tons of those), but if its solder, I don't want to bother with the hassle. Started 1 hour ago the guy said that he saw that it had been set to 1.45 volts and he suspects it was ln2 cooled, but i've never even slightly overclocked it, CPU- i7 5960x MOTHERBOARD- Asus Rampage V extreme RAM- 32gb Corsair Dominator Platinum ddr4 2800mhz GPU-  2X EVGA GTX 980 SC in SLI PSU- Corsair ax860 CASE- Corsair Obsidian 750d COOLING- EK cpu+dual gpu custom loop (ek supremacy evo, dual gtx 980 copper/acetal waterblocks) MOUSE- Logitech g502 proteus core KEYBOARD- Ducky shine 3 cherry mx blue switches and blue LED MONITOR- Samsung u28d590d UHD  STORAGE -  120 gb samsung 850 evo ssd, 960 gb ocz trion ssd OS- Windows 10 pro http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jtP8GX. This post brought to you by a chronic lack of patience and sarcasm! You can check if the CPU is being overclocked under the Windows System properties page. A good phone for the price. We’re sorry. I told people to avoid the Killer-N wireless cards for this same reason. apart from physical damage due to higher voltages or extreme heat you cannot tell if a CPU has been overclocked or not. Consider joining the unofficial LTT Anime Club Heaven Society~ ^.^Open Giveaways: None at the moment!Closed Giveaways: [Giveaway #1]LTT Forum Wide Giveaway | [Giveaway #2]LTT Forum Wide Giveaway | [Giveaway #1]Heaven Society Anime Club Giveaway | [Giveaway #2]Heaven Society Anime Club Giveaway. If you've never overclocked it, why would you ask if you can see that it's been overclocked. Jan 12, 2013 #4 just any fyi, if you want 5.0ghz you would need a much better cpu cooler such as the h80 or the h100. he has a high rating on r/hardwareswap, so i agreed to send first, Well from your post it seems like the deal has already happened, so if he has any more stupid questions just wham him with your new laptop. Wait what you don't have the laptop yet? is there any way of finding out if a cpu has been overclocked? If your motherboard has it set at x8/800MHz, you should go and increase it to 1x or 1GHz, as it could help GPU performance slightly. If you aren’t sure what your model is, follow the steps below. Those fuckers are evil", This PSA brought to you by Equifacks. Make sure you do get them back. I am not sure of any of these latter values imply any sort of clock rate, bit in Control Panel -> System it does mention 3.0GHz so it is either getting that from the CPU model number OR from the system in some way. What is scaling and how does it work? Assuming you use Windows XP (may work in other versions too), hold the windows key down and push pause - the second to bottom line should read your CPU model and it's default clock speed. Short of ACTUALLY delidding a i5-9400F - is there any way to tell if I have a CPU that has TIM or solder? Especially from a brand new machine? 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KiongSS If you were the previous owner and you didn't overclock it, as you say, obviously he can't see since he would in that case be wrong. Login with Facebook. I just got the idea to do them so they aren't many for now. 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We just blind animals. The specific steps you want in answer to this question depend on your motherboard + processor models. Posted in Audio, By Since 2011, Chris has written over 2,000 articles that have been read nearly one billion times-- … Start by running Stress Test located on the left-hand menu. is this normal? Any unknown button should be pressed even number of times. Feb 3, 2007 #4 What about if a faulty PSU or motherboard damages the chip by applying too much voltage. Didn't save any profiles did you? he said he would send out the laptop after the cpu/mobo/ram passed prime 95/ ibt/ memtest. Clevo P870DM3 (Eurocom) | i7-7700K | 32GB DDR4 2400MHz | GTX 1080N SLI | 850 Pro 256GB | 850 EVO 500GB M.2 | Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe | Crucial M4 512GB | Intel 8265ac | 120Hz Matte screen | 780W PSU, THE INFORMATION GUIDES: SLI INFORMATION || vRAM INFORMATION || MOBILE i7 CPU INFORMATION || Maybe more someday. Shawn Lifer. The lack of recent software updates and relatively barebones feature kit (most notably the lack of 5GHz wifi, biometric sensors and backlight for the capacitive buttons) prevent it from being exceptional. Particularly good for rich students. 0 So either you're lying and hoping there's no actual way to tell, or he's lying. And I think he should for that laptop. I can agree with that, I've got one from 2006 that still works like new, whilst a new ASUS ultrabook required multiple factory resets before windows would even install itself, and then it wouldn't even activate (Win 8 is shit, 8.1 seems to have fewer issues, but some still exist). The I7-7700, on the other hand, isn’t overclockable. Console alternatives :D Watch Netflix with Kodi on Arch Linux Sharing folders over the internet using SSH Beginner's Guide To LTT (by iamdarkyoshi), Just a list of my personal scores for some products, in no particular order, with brief comments. CPU … Intel i7-2700K). (At least that's what I paid for). All scores take into account the unit's price and time of release, heavily so, therefore don't expect absolute performance to be reflected here. Taking PC as checked in luggage, got it all figured out aside from one thing, packing material that is esd safe for the inside. Started 32 minutes ago But overclocking can be done only by raising what’s called the base clock — that is, the clock speed of your motherboard and your entire system (including the CPU, RAM, and PCI Express devices, such as sound cards or graphic cards). waze_jj Type ‘dxdiag’. Started 14 minutes ago Posted in General Discussion, By Started 31 minutes ago The last line shows the speed windows thinks your CPU is running at (which can be wrong in case of non-standard multipliers). KiongSS By the way, it is no matter about the language, it is concerns about your logic in your code. PMSL. And you can as well try to read the registry key [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\CentralProcessor\0] to get the CPU clock rate. It's easy! Thanks . Please read CoC  Before posting! Easiest way is GPUz. Ryzen 3700x -Evga RTX 2080 Super- Msi x570 Gaming Edge - G.Skill Ripjaws 3600Mhz RAM - EVGA SuperNova G3 750W -500gb 970 Evo - 250Gb Samsung 850 Evo - 250Gb Samsung 840 Evo  - 4Tb WD Blue- NZXT h500 - ROG Swift PG348Q, Like watching Anime? It does not run "light loads". Link to CPUID is below. So... if someone is willing to just up and give away a new laptop like that, be wary about it. I would never hardware swap for an ASUS. A durable and reliable machine that is relatively lightweight, has all the hardware it needs to never feel sluggish and has a great IPS matte screen. This will also show if there is any problem with the base in the settings. To get the CPU clock information, perhaps you can try to check the CPU-Z which is a freeware used for detect some system information, it provides a CPUID System Information Development Kit. Maybe he's referring to these? and also what does it mean if a CPU has 1mb cache? Intel and AMD can tell if the CPU has been overclocked how can they do this and is there a program or something that will tell the average use if there cpu has Sign In. Posted in General Discussion, Linus Media Group Buy it if you don't mind the Apple tax and are looking for a very light office machine with an excellent digitizer. The first time you start XTU, take a few baseline readings to make sure your CPU is ready to overclock. It had all the bleeding edge features of the time, it came with a very significant performance improvement over its predecessor and it had a soldered heatspreader, allowing for efficient cooling and great overclocking. lol. Started 10 minutes ago So the only way they can really tell is by looking at the chip it self and checking for any evidence of damaged circuitry or burn marks? Imperfections during fabrication cause each CPU to have different limits in terms of clock speed. Mark your problem as solved if answered. Downsides are mostly due to its age, most notably the screen resolution of 1366x768 and usb 2.0 ports. On the system tab, look for processor. My main question now is there a chance to have damage done to a cpu without it completely being destroyed. When it comes to overclocking processors, every CPU is different. Linus Media Group is not associated with these services, i traded my i7 3960x, rampage iv extreme and 24 gb ram for an asus g751 gaming laptop. A pretty good product, sunk by its price (plus the extra cost of the physical keyboard and the pencil). If you are asking about Windows software tools, there are a bunch of them. For example, I have the Intel I7-7700K, which is overclockable. But FIRST REACH YOUR DESIRED CPU FREQUENCY THEN START WITH CACHE FREQUENCY. Started 35 minutes ago Please follow your threads and Quote people when replying to them. Posted in Tech News, By It'll tell you what the stock clocks are for your card, & what the current settings are. It's why I hate recommending ASUS specifically to people. Powered by Invision Community. FCLK typically doesn’t compromise the stability when increased. Tell him it's bullshit and that unless he can't prove it he has no right to give it back. No denying that. PC Audio Setup = Beyerdynamic DT 770 pro 80 ohm and Sennheiser pc37x (also for xbox) hooked up to Schiit Fulla 3, he hasn't sent me the laptop yet. I got a new computer that was built with a pre overclocked processor. Are you new? If people still want to get it, when they work they're good machines. Posted in General Discussion, By If you've never overclocked it, why would you ask if you can see that it's been overclocked. Bingo. Does the overclocked mean overburdened? It does everything I (and most people) need without being sluggish and has no particularly bad flaws. Open the Windows Start Menu. Started 55 minutes ago "We also blind small animals with cosmetics. Started 6 minutes ago Good computer prebuilt for 450USD 600NZD. -Microsoft Surface Book 2 - [Garbage - -/10]. Some processors are ‘locked’, so that they cannot be overclocked. New rumour suggests the "Super Switch" might be a pretty hefty upgrade afterall, PS3 Slim update to 4.87 causing Error "8002F1F9". However when i go to computer details in windows it tells me its only on 3.30 ghz when it should be 4.6? Yup. he said if they didn't pass the tests, he would send my cpu/mobo/ram back. Rotate image Save Cancel. Number one is CPU-z. CPU-z gives real time information about clock speed, memory timings, and other system specs. So either you're lying and hoping there's no actual way to tell, or he's lying. Toronto, ON. You will see your processor name here. Sign up for a new account in our community. In theory, any CPU can be overclocked. Select properties Under the … I may reverse the CPU fan as an experiment, and I'll try CPU-Z as well. To get the CPU clock information, perhaps you can try to check the CPU-Z which is a freeware used for detect some system information, it provides a CPUID System Information Development Kit. I wanna ask if there's any software i can use to see if the processor is overclocked? It is underpowered, overpriced, impractical due to its single port and is made redundant even by Apple's own iPad pro line. Login. Posted in Console Gaming, By I spoke further to my customer a short while ago and he mentioned he'd purchased the computer used from a friend and thought it might have been "optimized for gaming". Waffley Don't take these as complete reviews or final truths - they are just my personal impressions on products I may or may not have used, summed up in a couple of sentences and a rough score. are there any things particular to cpu that have been overclocked in the past and than brought to their design frequency? Our processors have been binned according to their overclocking capabilities, so you are able to purchase a sample that meets your needs. Bad for cheap tinkerers like myself. Same with the GPU. Thee_Catalyst21 We do not sell cosmetics. I would be wary of it. You can find your processor model by pressing ⊞ Win + … The "gamers OC" profile is like 4.4GHz with turbo up to 4.7 and the voltage at about 1.4V. dwOemId                        9        unsigned long, wProcessorArchitecture         9        unsigned short, wReserved                      0        unsigned short, dwPageSize                     4096        unsigned long, lpMinimumApplicationAddress    0x00010000    void *, lpMaximumApplicationAddress    0xfffeffff    void *, dwActiveProcessorMask          3        unsigned long, dwNumberOfProcessors           2        unsigned long, dwProcessorType                8664        unsigned long, dwAllocationGranularity        65536        unsigned long, wProcessorLevel                15        unsigned short, wProcessorRevision             17155        unsigned short. PLEASE SELECT 'AUTOMATIC' FOR FONT COLOR FOR US DARK THEME USERS (Only for dark shades), If you can read this, it means you need to change to NIGHT THEME (bottom left above LMG logo). As keynes suggested run something that will definitely stress your CPU to get it show the overclocked clock speed. He has the cpu already? Temps have been 72-85*C for all those hours. And just because you can overclock a CPU doesn’t mean you should. Ask him to prove his claim or send one of the two systems back. Posted in Troubleshooting, By Apr 20, 2003 32,238 52 91. Master Disaster The content you requested has been removed. Asus PB287Q unboxing! Or you can just look up the stock clocks on NVidia's website, then compare it to MSI Afterburner, as Raptor suggested. Before overclocking, you have to use baseline settings in Prim95 to run a stress test which will show you a baseline comparison against starting the overclocking. Don't spam, nobody likes a spammer. Click on dxdiag. Quite possibly Intel's best product launch ever. If you want to can monitor Processor and ProcessorPerformance, performance counters. If you were the previous owner and you didn't overclock it, as you say, obviously he can't see since he would in that case be wrong. I'd take it for a MSI, Alienware, Clevo or even Gigabyte, but not an ASUS. Buy a Razer Blade if you want high performance in a (relatively) light package. Check the temperature levels during the stress test. LN2 cooled at 1.45V lol... LGA775 Overclocking Guide - LGA771 to LGA 775 mod - Rigs in spoiler - Subzero Overclocker - HWBOT - Sandybridge-E Frequency WR Holder. Started 39 minutes ago There isn't really much you can do with it in C#. what should be taken into consideration when it comes to ex-overclocked cpus? Either way he should send you one of the 2 things... G3258 @ 4.5 | 8GB Team Vulcan RAM | 128GB Kingston V300 SSD (I didn't know what I was doing when I bought it) | MSI H81I Motherboard | Corsair H55 with Noctua NF-P12 | EVGA SSC GTX 960 4GB | OCZ 550W Fully Modular PSU with Noctua NF-A14 | Cooler Master Elite 130 (Soon to be something cool). Sometimes you get a good one and it works for four years and you're singing praises to ASUS like if Jesus handcrafted your laptop himself, and other times (and there is a distinctly high chance of this; high enough for there to be a LOT of people who'll never touch an ASUS again over on Notebookreview) your machine will have crap like... only USB ports on one side of the laptop work. moreover, how can I make such a test is C#? does windows not recognize the change? what should be taken into consideration in this matter? Or the thermal paste just gives out after a few months and it becomes an overheating nightmare. Don't have an account yet? ASUS laptops have a "roulette" to them. If so, how can I find out. Not entirely. Wow I am surprised someone would make that trade, I mean if he wants to jump into desktop and abandon mobile it's a good trade but why would he have such a beast laptop for no reason? For example, the "K" line of Intel i7s are designed specifically to be overclocked (e.g. You’ll be looking for tests that complete in safe temperature ranges. PLEASE SELECT 'AUTOMATIC' FOR FONT COLOR FOR US DARK THEME USERS (Only for dark shades)If you can read this, it means you need to change to NIGHT THEME (bottom left above LMG logo) Please follow your threads and Quote people when replying to them. System Overheating. Keep reading to determine the risks associated with overclocked CPUs to decide whether you want to take a chance. Especially from an ASUS. Worse than the Macbook for not even offering the small plus sides of having macOS. Does anyone know how to determine ~~for sure~~ if a CPU has been overclocked? Sign up now. BE NICE! what is specifically about them? Intel i5-4690K @ 3.8GHz || Gigabyte Z97X-SLI || 8GB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1600MHz || Asus GTX 760 2GB @ 1150 / 6400 || 128GB A-Data SX900 + 1TB Toshiba 7200RPM || Corsair RM650 || Fractal 3500W. From my perspective, this product has no redeeming factors given its price and the competition. The reason I freaked out and am kinda still nervous is that I KNOW he started super high, he apparently thought just because his cpu is clocked at 5 ghz at like 1.5 volts he could do it to mine. 4. If that is the case, in my opinion, you should do numerous testing for your application, try to input different data as much as possible, and you can debug it or just monitor it in the task manager or Process monitor, but I think the most important thing is to review your code to check it by yourself. How do I check if a CPU has been overclocked? But the system read it as 3.23GHZ. By Extract and double click the CPU-Z icon. ", "Please don't mistake us for Equifax. DO NOT QUOTE IMAGES! Good thoughts. The RIVE does come with ASUS recommended profiles, including LN2. Lets say you had been running your CPU at an overclocked speed for a few months, but then it started to run unstable even at clock speed. Better be careful. You’ll be auto redirected in 1 second. I recently purchased a new computer with an ASUS a7v133 board (socket A) and a 1 GHz AMD Athlon. You want to be able to test the stress on the CPU as a benchmark and will compare it later on to see how much stress the CPU is under when overclocked. Other Assorted Tech, Nintendo Switch (Gray, HAC-001) with modded Joy-Cons (Blue housings and D-Pad) | Creality Ender 3 Pro 3D Printer | PS4 Fat | PS Vita PCH-1000 (Henkaku 3.60 CFW). But a trade like this? An overclocked CPU has many benefits, but there are some risks as well. So does this mean for the non-overclocker that these unlocked processors should just be avoided? 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