Looking above you can see our testbed setup which is pretty typical of our Z77 testing. Before we get into the performance side of things, though, we need to quickly head into the BIOS and check out overclocking.
When we went into the BIOS the first thing we did was load the Gamers' OC Profile which sets the multiplier to 48x and bumps the voltages up. To be honest we didn't expect our system to boot since we haven't been able to get our CPU stable at 4.8GHz yet on any other board we'd tested.
While we got into Windows, within 2% of our media encode MediaEspresso crashed. So we headed back into the BIOS and bumped up the voltages a bit across the board. While we got a little further into our encode, MediaEspresso did crash out again.
Instead of moving the voltage up any more we moved our multiplier down to 47x and started to adjust the BCLK. We figured we'd be able to get close to the 4.8GHz mark as our system had no issue getting into Windows and doing a few things.
Having a look above you can see we ended up with a 101.5 BCLK alongside our 47x multiplier which brings us in at 4771MHz or 4.77GHz as reflected in our graphs here today. This is slightly up on our other highest overclock to date so far, 4758MHz which was reached on the MSI Z77A-GD65.
Let's get started!
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- Page 1 [Introduction and Package]
- Page 2 [ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe Motherboard]
- Page 3 [BIOS]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks - Test System Setup and Overclocking]
- Page 5 [CPU Benchmarks]
- Page 6 [System Benchmarks]
- Page 7 [USB 2.0 and 3.0 Benchmarks]
- Page 8 [SSD Benchmarks]
- Page 9 [mSATA Benchmarks]
- Page 10 [Memory Benchmarks]
- Page 11 [Gaming Benchmarks]
- Page 12 [Temperature and Power]
- Page 13 [Final Thoughts]
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