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post #21 of 28
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No Problem

Its been at 1.3V ever since I turned cool and Quiet off

I think I will clock to 3.0Ghz and people say you can do that stable

Let me no you get any other info

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post #22 of 28
Look through this thread and see what other people are using to get a ballpark idea on what max would be.

http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/36...king-club.html

Seems like 1.4v is the range I am seeing as a general area for voltage. YMMV
Edited by Denz - 5/16/11 at 10:49am
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post #23 of 28
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OK

And how much would the CPU Tempreture rise if I increaded the Voltage ?
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post #24 of 28
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Originally Posted by lukeibob View Post
OK

And how much would the CPU Tempreture rise if I increaded the Voltage ?


Depends, try it and see.
post #25 of 28
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Well I was at 2.9Ghz with Stock Voltage, People say 3.0Ghz is stable on stock Voltage

So I got out of the Shower and my Computer was off , I tried to turn it back on but the power light flashed then that was it , I waited and turned off at the mains and then it fired up, So I went to boot it up and It said Overclock Failed, I then went back into BIOS and Dropped the Multiplier back to 13X

Any Help with the Issue - Rep will be posted as always

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post #26 of 28
There probably wasn't enough Vcore to support it and it failed to boot.

When you reset it back to stock, did it boot up then?

EDIT: Anyone reading the post, that has his board, have any ideas?
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post #27 of 28
The problem is that his motherboard is 3+1 phase change and is just not suited for overclocking. That 9950 is power hungry at stock, and is probably already pushing that board to its max. I say keep the CPU at stock and turn on Cool'n'Quiet. Keep in mind, there is a slight fire risk if you try OCing.
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post #28 of 28
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Thanks guys gonna get myself an AMD Phenom II x4 965 B.E - then possibly a new mobo

And when I clocked it back too 2.6ghz it booted straight away
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