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post #11 of 13
Yes, you need to start over. I personally go for the NB overclock, then the CPU, and then my ram. Like I said before, lower your RAM clock so you dont have to worry about it while overclocking other things. Also, you should be setting your voltages manually.
post #12 of 13
Just outta curiosity, what program are you using to monitor your temps, and are you going by Core temperature or CPU? CPU temperature is the one you want to keep an eye on, not core.
AMD prefers cool temps to higher voltages when it comes to OCing 'em, in all fairness even a CM Hyer 212+ will drop your temps down alot compared to your Freezer Pro, that alone will likely improve your stability issues so early.


EDIT: Actually, coolers perform differently on Intel than they do AMD, didn't realise this was an Intel one, my bad. I'm pretty sure the difference between the Hyper 212+ and the Freezer Pro aint as huge as that, (but then every home/situation difference in ambient temp/heat aswell as case cooling etc.) at least according to my FrostyTech Chart...

As it's been said, while some people just raise the Multi to OC, to pass walls you really need a good mixture of HT-Ref (FSB) aswell as Voltage and Multi.
Try mixing a little HT-Ref in there, 220-240 should be a good area and raise the multi accordingly.

Everest's CPU temp or Speedfan's and HWMonitor's Temp0/1/2 (whatever one is the same as your BIOS' CPU Temperature reading, Motherboard's differ in which number temp is which sensor) a trial of Everest/Aida should show your CPU Temp though just to clarify it's not the Core Temp you're reading.
Edited by EvoBeardy - 5/16/11 at 12:45pm
 
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Thank you very much, shall try it exactly how you said it Curve. Will edit this reply with some results.
+1 rep to all who posted in this thread
Edit: Still testing, also, didn't know the Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro Rev. 2 was that bad. Got good reviews O_o.... Must get that Noctua (for a sweet price) and fit it in my case!

Edit 2:
Stable under max load on an Intel Burn Test, not quite got to where I want to but will continue tomorrow. Here's what I got stable:
HT Ref. Frequency: 219MHz
CPU voltage: 1.34375V
CPU/NB (is this also known as IMC?) voltage: 1.3V
NB voltage: 1.1V
HT voltage: 1.2V
CPU multiplier: 16.5, for 3613MHz
HT link: 1971.2MHz
NB frequency: 2628.2MHz

Will continue, will try and get to 3.8GHz without going over 1.4V on the CPU voltage tomorrow!
Thanks everyone who posted for all the help

Edit 3:
Just realized how much head room I actually have temperature wise. I was being a complete idiot and looking at the core temperature rather than the CPU temperature, and I do believe some one mentioned that.
Edited by Edge Of Pain - 5/17/11 at 3:18am
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