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Phenom x4 B60 overclocking

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I unlocked my x2 to x4 and its stock 3.2 @ 1.35v and I hit a wall at 3.6

I am kind of new to overclocking the CPU, what should I try to get my CPU past 3.6? I BSOD anything higher, but 3.6 was completely stable.

My idle temp is 30c and max load is 40c. I tried upping the CPU voltage to 1.4v, but no luck.

I don't know much about voltages, or what voltages I should up, so if there is anything else I need to increase besides CPU voltage, let me know please.


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cpu-nb volts?
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Maybe this will help? I don't know, if I need to go into the bios I will

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post #4 of 7
Bump your CPU-NB volts a notch and see if that helps. You are overclocking your RAM and your NB when your pushing your core clock, unless you have dropped the multipliers on these. Try dropping the DRAM multiplier

FYI ive been playing with a Phenom II x4 630 with unlocked L3 (basically a neutered phenom II x4) on an ASUS M4A88T-V Evo over the weekend, so im somewhat familiar with your setup.
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Thanks! I will give it a go.
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Also check that the HT-Link is at 2000mhz any deviation from this will cause serious instability, use the HT-Link multiplier to keep the speed down.
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