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I see alot of people taking their B55's to 4.4 at 1.512 (specifically 1.512) and i barely get miny at a stable 3.88 @ 1.55v. Im no noob to overclocking but i just cant help but wonder if theres somthing happening here but i dont know what it is, do i, mr. jones?

NB 2750 @ 1.29v
FSB 250
Multi 15.5
Vcore 1.55
HT 2000

Do i just have a really bad chip?
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post #2 of 10
Not all chips are going to overclock the same, some will do 5GHz some will barely pass its stock speeds, also what is this B55 you speak of? i think u got the model number down wrong =P and have u tried bumping up PLL voltage?
    
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Not all chips are going to overclock the same, some will do 5GHz some will barely pass its stock speeds, also what is this B55 you speak of? i think u got the model number down wrong =P and have u tried bumping up PLL voltage?
model number is quite correct, and whats PLL voltage do and whats a good setting?
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try dropping ur nb and uping ya multi since its a BE cpu
    
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post #5 of 10
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try dropping ur nb and uping ya multi since its a BE cpu
Do you mean FSB? And i ve tried 200X20 and it yeilds the same results with less performance.
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post #6 of 10
You might just have a bad chip, mine X4 955 will do 3978mhz(yes 204x19.5) with 1.55v, so close to 4ghz, but no dice.

What kind of bsod are you getting when you try to go higher? Black screen? or Blue Screen, if the latter whats the stop code?
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It might not entirely be the CPU, it might be the RAM that's holding you back, try fiddleing with some of the timings
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When u oc by the fsb, isnt the ram frequency locked by a divider in most bios?
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post #9 of 10
Try lowering LLC to 50% (1/2) if you have the option, I've found that you'll get the same clocks with less voltage.
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Try lowering LLC to 50% (1/2) if you have the option, I've found that you'll get the same clocks with less voltage.
I dont have that option, i have enable, disable, and auto. Right now im using enabled
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