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Ok, i've been through the forum over and over, read as much as i could, and here is what i'm running into, i'm trying to get a stable OC on a 1090t (amd phenom II 1090t of course) I can get to 3.8ghz with no to minimal voltage increase, but 4.0 ghz needs a ridiculous amount of voltage. It's currently set at 1.475, and that seems high for 4 ghz. For the reference i'm running a stock cooler but i've literally got a large box fan blowing into the side of the computer to keep motherboard and cpu at reasonable temperatures. Reason i'm doing this is i'm getting a corsair h60 next weel, unless directron will actually sell the h100 by that time and then i will be wanting a 24\\7 4.0 ghz, my north bridge is set at 2700, HT link left at 2000 my cpu volt is 1.475, and my nb\\cpu volt is at 1.25, I've not stress tested at these voltages yet as i need that just to boot,any help is appreciated.
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post #2 of 26
1.475v is a fine voltage for a 24/7 4ghz overclock. My 1075T is at 4ghz 1.44v.
I had the same problem, I could get to 3.9ghz with 1.39v.
    
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I suppose I should just be thankful I can get to that clock, tryed a short stress test, temps got too high for my liking so i'll be backing it down till I get the new cooler, just bothers me to see a voltage spike of 1.5v when 1.55 is the max recomended.
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post #4 of 26
For stock air that's not bad. Even with a box fan. Yes, people have gotten better but AMD shines when on water or frozen. Add a nice cooler and your be able to clock higher. Hotter a chip is the less efficient it becomes at moving electricity. A colder chip (aka aftermarket cooled) will just about always have better results.

Also try clocking just the clock speed up before oc the nb. Work one at a time.

A stock cooler lacks the surface area you need btw. That's why the box fan won't work too well.
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post #5 of 26
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Ah thanks for the insight Russianj, I just assumed(yes i know what they say about assuming) that it should atleast boot at lower voltages but then again when it read 106f just sitting in the bios, thats alot hotter than it should with the aftermarket cooler, I know what alot of people think about the h60 and h70 compared to a full custom loop, but i just dont have the desire to go full custom yet, that and the old lady took convincing to let me get the h60 now that it's $66. If that h100 comes out, I gotta get it tho, if you do a push\\pull on that i would imagine heat would become a non-issue
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post #6 of 26
I have mine at 4@ my vcore is at 1.4 24/7 and my nb@ 3000 and ht at 2000.
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post #7 of 26
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I could not even get past the bios with that low of voltage ollian, I tried just the cpu multi, tried just bus, but any way i've tried without about 1.475 i just could not boot, I'm hoping russian is right and i can knock down that voltage alot when i get a different cooler.
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post #8 of 26
106f-41C. That's quite hot for idle. That could be your issue. Have you tried intel burn test or prime to check the max temps yet?

Also your ambient room temps?

If your serious on hitting 4ghz. Don't try it on stock air. That's a nice way to try frying it. I would go even as far as to say if load temps are 65C+ to back down your overclock a tad.
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post #9 of 26
My board has a horrible vdroop. I have to set mine to 1.55 just to get it at 1.475 under load. I have C&C enabled though, so it's not that bad really.
post #10 of 26
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like i mentioned i've already backed it all the way down, to 3300mhz, but i tried aida64 stress test, shot up to about 130f which is about 54.5C within less than a minute, when i saw 130, i called it a fail and stopped the test, i will NOT allow it to even hit 135, I know it's stock cooling so i'm not risking my chip. BTW ambient is about 65(lowered the ac in advance to trying) my motherboard is reading 79F HD 75F GPU 97F but the cpu was still sitting about 99f at idle in windows 7. Normally my gpu is WAY hotter than my cpu, idling about 120f, so anytime they are close, i assume i am NOT at a good spot.
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