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i have been trying to get anything higher than 3.8ghz for some time now. I just can't seem to get it. I ran 3.8ghz stable all day while just setting the multiplier to 19. Thats the only way i get any kind of stable oc. I tried playing with the bus freq. keeping everything else very close to stock. Never got any good news out of that either. I can get 3.9 to boot but i have to bump vcore all the way up to 1.5 volts. Then when stressing i notice that vdroop puts me at about 1.45 volts. Temps stay around 50c but after about 20 minutes of occt or prime 95 it bsod on me. i have a weird memory set up. I have 1x4gb vengeance stick and 2x2gb cosiar. (not sure about the specs of the 2x2gb cause they came with the pc when i bought it) I just can't figure out what has caused me to hit this wall at 3.8ghz. I am sure i can get a little more. I just want to know is it the memory or is it the vdroop. I wouldn't mind getting another stick of 1x4gb vengence if anyone thinks that is causing this. If its the vdroop then that means i need a new mobo. If that is the case i would get a new mobo that supports BD. If anyone can give me any advice it would be well appreciated.
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i have a update. It just bsod on me at 3.8ghz. That was with everything at auto on the voltages and just bumping the multiplier to 19. So i just bump vcore to 1.45volts and nb to 1.2volts. What makes me mad about this is i have been running 3.8ghz for weeks now. I even stressed it for a good 3 hours with occt and prime(usually hour long runs). I played crysis and stalker for hours on end with this oc. Now i am setting her typing and it bsod on me. I really want to know if its the memory or the vdroop. With what it did leads me to believe that it is the memory. I think i might try stressing it with just the 1x4gb vengence stick in for 12 hours and see what happens.
Edited by upload420 - 7/28/11 at 8:39pm
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i tried it with the 1x4gb stick in by itself as well as the 2x2gb by themselves and it was to no avail. i am stomped at this point. I guess its either the mobo or i lucked out on the 1090t i got.
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It is your chipset. Nvidia chipset sucks for ocing.
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It is your chipset. Nvidia chipset sucks for ocing.
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I am running a FSB of 206 with a multi of 19.5 @ 1.48v
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OP, what are you using to test the stability? You might wanna run memtest overnight to make sure it's not your ram that's giving you problems. Set everything to stock first. Once that passes, try overclocking the CPU by only increasing the multiplier until you hit a wall.
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Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
It is your chipset. Nvidia chipset sucks for ocing.
are you referring to the mobo nforce chip set correct? so in other words i need to get a new mobo.
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