my i5 6600k seems to need alot more vcore?

hey, im currently trying to overclock my i5 6600k 3.5 ghz, but it seems like it needs alot more vcore than others at the same ghz, im currently at 4.5 and 1.370 vcore. so my question is, is this normal? or could i have missed some other settings that can cause this?
i got a bluescreen at 1.360 but its stable at 1.370.

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  1. Unless u delidded your CPU or have custom loop your temperature must be very high at this voltage. Leave your settings as it is now which is 4.5 and 1.370v, run cpu stress test and check what VCORE does HWmonitor show? If it much lower than 1.370 then u should adjust your LLC in bios, to avoid voltage drop during heavy load.
    Also make sure that u dont touch any setting but only multiplier and voltage for now. Make sure you use manual/static voltage (not adaptive or offset).
    Reply with results.
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  2. on the 4.5 1.370 setting i ran cpu stresstests at ca 70-80c max load with an air cooler. i have some vdroop and my motherboard doesnt seem to have llc, so i figured ill buy a better motherboard and some watercooling, i think that will fix the issue. my current motherboard is an z170a pc mate. i also reached 4.6 @ 1.4 vcore, max temp 85. so i think that i have a pretty good chip, but a bad motherboard.
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  3. michaeljakobsen55 said:
    on the 4.5 1.370 setting i ran cpu stresstests at ca 70-80c max load with an air cooler. i have some vdroop and my motherboard doesnt seem to have llc, so i figured ill buy a better motherboard and some watercooling, i think that will fix the issue. my current motherboard is an z170a pc mate. i also reached 4.6 @ 1.4 vcore, max temp 85. so i think that i have a pretty good chip, but a bad motherboard.


    Your results are average, most people can achieve 4.6 bellow 1.350v, and around half of them around 1.300v.
    So what is vcore during load in HWmonitor? Do u use manual voltage in bios? Which cooler do u have?
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  4. i ordered a asus z270f gaming, deepcool captain ex 240 cooling and ddr4 3200 mhz 16gb, what do you think about this upgrade for overclocking? compared to the z170a msi pc mate board that i have now etc
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  5. Wow what is your current system specs? You wasting money for nothing..
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  6. Makentox said:
    michaeljakobsen55 said:
    on the 4.5 1.370 setting i ran cpu stresstests at ca 70-80c max load with an air cooler. i have some vdroop and my motherboard doesnt seem to have llc, so i figured ill buy a better motherboard and some watercooling, i think that will fix the issue. my current motherboard is an z170a pc mate. i also reached 4.6 @ 1.4 vcore, max temp 85. so i think that i have a pretty good chip, but a bad motherboard.


    Your results are average, most people can achieve 4.6 bellow 1.350v, and around half of them around 1.300v.
    So what is vcore during load in HWmonitor? Do u use manual voltage in bios? Which cooler do u have?



    i do use manual voltage, i tested now, about 68c on load 4.5 @ 1.370 vcore drops to about 1.320 - 1.328 during load.. the cooler i use is an Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Evo
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  7. So what is your problem, unless you can get back your money for current motherboard there is no point of spending another 400$ for new mobo, ram and cooler. Your cooler cant handle more than 1.300v for 24/7, if you can achieve 4.5GHZ stable you are good unless you dont care about high temperature during everyday use - push it to 4.6 at higher voltage. 400$ simply not worth 200mhz gain or 0-2fps in games.
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