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Found a way to overclock the Gigabyte UD5 further.

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by chiLLZ, 11 Apr 2010.

  1. chiLLZ

    Gangster

    Joined: 2 Jan 2009

    Posts: 416

    So basically I decided to disconnect all the fans from the motherboard and connected them to the psu 4pin cables with a adapter for cable management. For some reason this had a huge effect on my overclock, I am able to get 4.3 ghz stable with much less ioh voltage and a less cpu voltage and before 4.2 ghz was a struggle. I think the ud5 power regulation is not so robust so its better to disconnect as much as possable. Not bad for a extra 100 mhz and less heat :D
     
  2. spookywillow

    Mobster

    Joined: 3 Mar 2006

    Posts: 3,233

    Location: Atcham, Shropshire

    i stopped running my fans off the mobo back when i had an amd 2800xp and a abit nf7 for that very reason, even more so when you have chunky fans.
     
  3. CAPTAINBUMFLUFF

    Hitman

    Joined: 8 Jan 2010

    Posts: 930

    Location: London

    What voltage you at for cpu on that board have the same one