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post #1 of 12
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Last Mobo: Gigabyte GA-790FXTA-UD5
New Mobo: ASUS Crosshair IV Formula

on my last mobo, 4.0GHz was unstable during heavy strees test's and it was hard to keep my NB up 3000MHz

Now with my new mobo, I'm able to achieve 310 FSB, 3100MHz Northbridge 1.42V, CPU 4.06GHz 1.48V

RAM @ 1668MHz CL6-8-6-20-24 1T 1.68V

I'm now a happy bunny!

EDIT: I have full LLC enabled on the CPU and CPU-NB

My CPU is not lapped correctly and it goes upto 60C at 1.59V :/ Might have to sort that out soon lol, but all fine atm @ 1.48V it doesn't pass 51C


Edited by Atomfix - 4/27/11 at 7:36am
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post #2 of 12
People underestimate the importance of a good motherboard when overclocking.
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post #3 of 12
1.48v at 4GHz is a little too high, try to reduce it a little.
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How do you like your new board? I'm ordering my formula today after lunch.
    
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Congratulations! I'm anticipating getting this motherboard soon. I just have to save up enough money for both a Crosshair IV and a new graphics card.
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post #6 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by otaku_ex View Post
1.48v at 4GHz is a little too high, try to reduce it a little.
He cant, not all chips are created equal.

@OP, that's pretty nice for only an motherboard upgrade
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post #7 of 12
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Yup, I will reduce the voltage to my CPU later, but right now, I really do enjoy seeing MaxxMEM showing me that my memory score is 11GB/s+ with 3.1GHz Northbridge which I will keep as 24/7

Fair play, this is a big move forward for me from a 790FX chipset straight to a 890FX Soo much more it can do in ocing wise
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by huhh View Post
People underestimate the importance of a good motherboard when overclocking.
Good point.
On my crappy MSI 790XT-G45 i can t even set the NB speed where everyone can what to say about 3000

I would say that both motherboards are excellent compared to what i have.
Anyway the Crosshair IV is a must have if the pocket is large enough
   
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Iv'e now set my memory to 1663MHz @ 6-8-6-20-24 1T and done 4 runs in the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool with no error's, gonna do a few more tests before I call it stable...

On my previous mobo, I woulden't be able to get those timings, especially on my Northbridge OC, it would just be in a constant bootloop with BSOD's, and I haven't seen a single problem yet
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post #10 of 12
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First post edited with picture, As you can see I also have CnQ and C1E enabled
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