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Ok so i just set up my new rig and i redid all heat connection(NB/SB heatsink,gpu and cpu) because i knew i would try to push it to the limit.

But there is something i don't get. The pic below is my pc running on V12 automatic OC.


as you can see it is REALLY stable. but i want at least 4Ghz so i've reduced multi and up fsb and the opposite. It didn't work(boot but no stability) so i increased cpu voltage, lil bit at a time while playing with fsb and multi. Still couldn't get any stability. increased nb freq by 1 (from 2000 to 2200), replayed with everything, still no stability. set it back to V12 auto and i was getting very high cpu temp (70C wich is 10C over what it is usually). SO i reset bios settings, set it back to V12, ran prime95 for an hour and took pic showed in post. anybody know what i missed to get stable overclock? does the automatic overclock change other settings in bios that i should play with when manually overclocking?

Thank you in advance, its been 8 hour in front of my comp trying to figure out
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post #2 of 18
bring the ht down to 2000 +/-100
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Thanks for fast reply. So in my bios the ht link speed and width are both set to auto. Since width is only between 8 and 16 i supose i have yo change the speed but option goes from 200mhz to 2ghz and since i dont know what is the initial value i dont know where to start, lowest or highest?
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post #4 of 18
you can keep the fsb at 240

does it show the ht value or multi?
your ss shows ht is at 240x10
8.5 would put it to 2040
8.0 would put it to 1920
either would be fine
Edited by ffejrxx - 5/20/11 at 9:35pm
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ok i see on my ss my ht is at like 2.4ghz so setting it at 2ghz would be fine i think. its just weird that i only see the value in bios. i can choose 200,400,600,800,1000,1200,1400,1600,1800 or 2000(Mhz). if these are my only option why does it go to 2400 in automatic OC?
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post #6 of 18
auto just ramps everything up by fsb and keeps the multis for everything else at stock
its probably showing the valuse with the 200fsb, your +20%

1600 should bring it to 1920
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trying it right now, edit in few minutes
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post #8 of 18
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you were totally right, i set it at 1600 and cpuz show 1920. how did you know about that? just doing a quick prime95 and tomorrow ill retry to find a better (and stable) oc than 3.8
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post #9 of 18
no problem, just watch the temps
if your showing 58c id do small steps up the fsb by about 5 at a time

http://products.amd.com/en-us/Deskto...=True&f12=True
limit is 70c
stop when you get to about 60c

also shows 1.4 for core voltage, but its good to 1.55 (higher with liquid cooling)
Edited by ffejrxx - 5/20/11 at 10:06pm
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should i decrease the muliti to get higher fsb? and when i start getting crash should i increase cpu voltage?
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