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Sorry i just revived this 2 day old thread but i figured it out.... my HT link had to be lowered below 2Ghz... i am now at 3.6ghz at 1.375vcore and stable as can be! i ran prime95 for 8 hours last night just to make sure... so i will be posting my OC with stab tests after i find my sweet spot
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Hmm the x4 925, I'm pretty sure that's a C2. Good luck getting that stable over 3.8Ghz without watercooling.
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Hmm the x4 925, I'm pretty sure that's a C2. Good luck getting that stable over 3.8Ghz without watercooling.
haha that is still a 1Ghz overclock which is amazing on air... my max temps so far are 44c
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Yeah I have the c3 revision of that chip and I am @ 3.5GHZ. I had it up to 3.74 GHZ ALMOST stable. It ran everything seemlingly fine including prime 95, 3dmark 11, and many high end games. The ONLY things that made it unstable that I could find was Starcraft 2 and strangely enough 3dMark Vantage cpu test 1.

Maybe it was my voltage as I didn't want to try to push it past 1.45v for some reason. But moving it down to 3.5 GHZ it is perfectly stable with even auto voltage settings. It also runs very cool and is still plenty fast for everything I do.

I am not sure if mine just can't go stable above 3.5 GHZ or if I was just to cautious with voltages. But either way I am happy with the performance @ 3.5 GHZ with this 2.8 GHZ cpu. Also its nice knowing the chip will likely last longer at this speed.
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