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like the title says i can boot into windows with the 4th core enabled and working(running 4th core now) and it will be fine for anywhere from 1 hour to 3 days before my pc locks up with a high pitched whine coming from the speakers, will dropping the HT from 2GHz to 1Ghz make it stable or atleast help?
Edited by philhalo66 - 7/29/11 at 8:38am
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Yea it definitely could, but if it is locking up I would start looking at your ram or cpu temps.
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Yea it definitely could, but if it is locking up I would start looking at your ram.
hmm you think dropping that down to 667MHz will help?
ram is 100% stable with only 3 cores 3 days memtest no errors or anything

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hmm you think dropping that down to 667MHz will help?
ram is 100% stable with only 3 cores 3 days memtest no errors or anything

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I am saying it could, have you tried raising the cpu/nb voltage at all? Lock ups aren't usually related to cpu stability but it still happens.
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I am saying it could, have you tried raising the cpu/nb voltage at all?
unfortunately i don't even have that option in the bios all i have for voltage control is
CPU
NB
DIMM
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I believe by CPU/NB that it means try both. The CPU and NB....maybe I'm looking too much into it/
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unfortunately i don't even have that option in the bios all i have for voltage control is
CPU
NB
DIMM
SB
Ugh, that sucks. I guess you can try downclocking your HT Link but I dont think its going to help in your case. Lowering the ram is worth a shot, or maybe putting a little more voltage into it. Have you tried pushing the voltage on the cpu to 1.5+ with the 4th core yet?

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I believe by CPU/NB that it means try both. The CPU and NB....maybe I'm looking too much into it/
Nope what I am talking about is different
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Ugh, that sucks. I guess you can try downclocking your HT Link but I dont think its going to help in your case. Lowering the ram is worth a shot, or maybe putting a little more voltage into it. Have you tried pushing the voltage on the cpu to 1.5+ with the 4th core yet?

jsut out of curiosity why would upping my memory voltage help? i can add 20mV extra to it but more than that and my motherboard has shutdown problems(its the mobo ecs verified it) weather or not the core is unlocked
that's alot of voltage is that safe?

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I believe by CPU/NB that it means try both. The CPU and NB....maybe I'm looking too much into it/
well i gave the cpu an extra jump from 1.32V to 1.36V and my NB has an extra 35mV added to it.

also is it possible its a perfectly stable core but the motherboard is causing issues?
Edited by philhalo66 - 7/29/11 at 8:50am
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unfortunately i don't even have that option in the bios all i have for voltage control is
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NB
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Try CPU Voltage at 1.4v, and NB Voltage at 1.27. There's no point reducing your HT that much, you'll lower the performance of your system too much.

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I believe by CPU/NB that it means try both. The CPU and NB....maybe I'm looking too much into it/
CPU-NB is the IMC.
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When enabling the 4th core, the cpu needs more voltage to keep up with the overclock/unlock. Phenom IIs are safe for up to 1.55v as long as you keep the temps under 60c.
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