Before a recent update I would occasionally have to reboot to be able to have Overdrive allow me to OC by increasing my 720 BE's multiplier past it's default rating of 14x. My motherboard is a GIGABYTE GA-MA790FXT-UD5P.
However with the current version (3.2.3.0457) I can no longer increase the multiplier past 14x regardless if I reboot or not; this is obviously with OverDrive set to advanced mode.
I often downclock by the multiplier to reduce thermal output (along with my 5770) as I live in Floriduh which is stupid hot 99.9% of the year and stupid humid 100% of the year. I think when I closed OverDrive before it would "forget" my CPU's multiplier is unlocked not allow me to go past the default...now it just doesn't acknowledge that it's unlocked. Is this a known issue that is going to be addressed soon?
When I first updated to 3.2.3 the CPU mulitplier was set at x19 for my 965 BE. After one reboot I cannot go beyond x17, the default. Plus, many of the other adjustment slides are now locked out. Have you tried reinstalling the older version? I am going to see if that works later today.
Just a heads-up for others having the same problem: you can sort of get around the issue by setting your clocks in the bios which obviously has the fail of restarting your system. You can set your multiplier in the bios and then with OverDrive up the HT reference clock.
Overdrive has always been a unstalble crappy program to me. Both my last builds would crash after just opening the program. AoD should be renamed DoA. The best way to OC is and always has been and always will be in the bios.
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I uninstalled version 3.2.3 and then installed 3.2.1.0439 and the program works consistently well with CPU multiplier changes. However, changing GPU settings can cause it to lock up. I even upped the settings on my memory without any crashes. Changing settings in the BIOS actually caused more crashes.
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