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Can't Overclock CPU

I've been meaning to overclock my AMD 8320E for a while now, but never really got around to it. So earlier today I started up my bios and changed the CPU Ratio. When I finished I closed the Bios and started up my PC. When I started up it went normal until it double-booted. The Motherboard Bios screen showed then the Windows loading, Bios showed for a second time, and then I blue screened. So I went back into my bios and reset everything, now it works. I just don't have an overclocked CPU.

Can I get some help fixing this issue?

P.S. - I'm fairly certain I need to update my CPU, please don't start with that.

Specs:
MSI GTX 1080 Ti
MSI 970 Gaming Motherboard
AMD 8320E Black Edition

Edit: On top of that I have a fairly solid Heat Sink, so when I use "OC" mode on the MSI Gaming app, it sends my Heat Sink into a 10k RPM fuck-fest that is louder than a jet engine. Also that crashes my PC, luckily after BIOs, so I can reset my CMOs
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    Unstable OC, you don't just change clock ratio and hope it work. You need to adjust voltage if it's unstable. Also sounds like you have a weak heatsink if MSI auto overclock make your CPU overheat and shutdown.
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  2. BigBoomBoom said:
    Unstable OC, you don't just change clock ratio and hope it work. You need to adjust voltage if it's unstable. Also sounds like you have a weak heatsink if MSI auto overclock make your CPU overheat and shutdown.


    The CPU doesn't overheat when I auto overclock. Windows "runs into a problem" and blue screens on startup. There's no overheating. The CPU runs max 30 degrees Celsius. I'll look at Voltage and see what happens.
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  3. Your heatsink fan run at high speed, you BSOD at start up how exactly do you check temp? Bios temp is not a representation of anything, definitely sounds like overheat by Auto overclock.

    Also a 10,000 rpm hsf means it's either stock or low profile. No tower type heatsink will have that high speed fan. The best low profile hsf actually have <2000 rpm fans.
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  4. Your cpu also requires more voltage to run at higher frequency. With that said, I wouldnt go overboard, the fx chips are somewhat power hungry and I have doubts that 970 board can push your chip beyond 4.6ghz. I'm sure you know how unbalanced your computer is, a cpu overclock will help a little but you will still be bottlenecked in most games. Perhaps consider saving for a Ryzen 1600 or 1500x and a b350 board? In most games, I have a feeling that your 1080ti is performing like a gtx 970.
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  5. Sentrik said:
    BigBoomBoom said:
    Unstable OC, you don't just change clock ratio and hope it work. You need to adjust voltage if it's unstable. Also sounds like you have a weak heatsink if MSI auto overclock make your CPU overheat and shutdown.


    The CPU doesn't overheat when I auto overclock. Windows "runs into a problem" and blue screens on startup. There's no overheating. The CPU runs max 30 degrees Celsius. I'll look at Voltage and see what happens.


    If your cpu runs max 30c you're looking at the wrong temp.
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  6. If he bsod on windows startup then he's looking at bios temp obviously.
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  7. Superkoopatrooper said:
    Sentrik said:
    BigBoomBoom said:
    Unstable OC, you don't just change clock ratio and hope it work. You need to adjust voltage if it's unstable. Also sounds like you have a weak heatsink if MSI auto overclock make your CPU overheat and shutdown.


    The CPU doesn't overheat when I auto overclock. Windows "runs into a problem" and blue screens on startup. There's no overheating. The CPU runs max 30 degrees Celsius. I'll look at Voltage and see what happens.


    If your cpu runs max 30c you're looking at the wrong temp.



    Using Coretemp I have max 30 Degrees too. Maybe not on startup, but at at 100% load on all cores it caps at 30 degrees with my stock 3.2Ghz
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  8. All that means is AMD's tcr algorithm for monitoring temperature using resistance changes of metals is inaccurate. A chip with a stock tdp of 125w out the box doesn't run 30c under load. I havent had an amd 8320 for years but if I recall correctly, you have to use the socket temp and not the core temp as the socket has an actual temp probe so it's much more accurate than the TCR ratio algorithm.

    Edit: I mean temperature coefficient of resistance when I say TCR.
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  9. BigBoomBoom said:
    Your heatsink fan run at high speed, you BSOD at start up how exactly do you check temp? Bios temp is not a representation of anything, definitely sounds like overheat by Auto overclock.

    Also a 10,000 rpm hsf means it's either stock or low profile. No tower type heatsink will have that high speed fan. The best low profile hsf actually have <2000 rpm fans.


    I was completely freeballing it on the RPM, honestly. Not sure why I did. I have a V8 GTS Heat Sink and it runs 1600 RPM idle according to SpeedFan. SpeedFan also says my CPU run cooler than what CoreTemp says at 22C.
    The noise of the fan just goes insane when Auto Overclock turn on.
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  10. Superkoopatrooper said:
    Your cpu also requires more voltage to run at higher frequency. With that said, I wouldnt go overboard, the fx chips are somewhat power hungry and I have doubts that 970 board can push your chip beyond 4.6ghz. I'm sure you know how unbalanced your computer is, a cpu overclock will help a little but you will still be bottlenecked in most games. Perhaps consider saving for a Ryzen 1600 or 1500x and a b350 board? In most games, I have a feeling that your 1080ti is performing like a gtx 970.


    Thanks for the recommendation, but I currently am in no position to upgrade my parts, which is why I'm asking for overclock help. Obviously a 2014 AMD chip would bottleneck a 1080 Ti, but I would like to not sink $400 into a new Mobo and CPU when I could easily get a FX 8350 overclocked and a higher end AM3 socket mobo.
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  11. That doesn't sound right, even at max rpm the V8 shouldn't be noisy at all. Do you have good airflow in your case?
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