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I did it with 1.35 like the video.

crashed on Cinebench

1.38 is better?

Every CPU is different. Some require more voltage, some require less, some just can't hit certain speeds. That's why it's called a "silicon lottery".

You can try adding voltage in .010 increments until it's stable without exceeding 1.40v. Monitor temps and try to stay under 80C under full load.
 
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Every CPU is different. Some require more voltage, some require less, some just can't hit certain speeds. That's why it's called a "silicon lottery".

You can try adding voltage in .010 increments until it's stable without exceeding 1.40v. Monitor temps and try to stay under 80C under full load.
Thank u very much!!!
Amazing community here!!
ll keep u posted about that
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Thank u very much!!!
Amazing community here!!
ll keep u posted about that
Regards

If all of that fails, bringing your clock down to 4.9GHz will most likely succeed.
 
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ok!! 5.0 now!!
But not even closer to 30K Geekbench.
26.800 here
Whats the secret?
 

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ok!! 5.0 now!!
But not even closer to 30K Geekbench.
26.800 here
Whats the secret?

If you have AVX offset set to anything other than 0, it will just prevent your CPU from running at 5GHz. This setting doesn't seem to work right in macOS. Therefore, set AVX offset to 0.
 
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Thanks again pastrychef!!!
sorry, but where is AVX offset settings inside bios :(
 
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ok!! 5.0 now!!
But not even closer to 30K Geekbench.
26.800 here
Whats the secret?

How much RAM do you have installed and if you use 2 ram sticks, did you configure them correctly in Dual Channel configuration?
 
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How much RAM do you have installed and if you use 2 ram sticks, did you configure them correctly in Dual Channel configuration?
2 Sticks. I guess its right (attachment). dual 16Gb
 
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