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Hi, specs are in my sig, anyway, I have just been doing some overclocking though the bios and am running at x19 and fsb at 2400 (I am not 100% sure if terminology is right, I'm new at this) and way, I am at 3.8ghz with a hyper 212+ getting 44c max, I have been running on the "small ff.'s setting for 10 minutes, are these good temps and should I go higher? Also any over clocking tips would be appreciated.
    
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Impressive temps ! What sort of CPU voltage are you running ? Only thing I can recommend is running Small FFT's for longer ( a few hours is adequate IMO, some will say 12-24 hours) to make sure its stable
    
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Impressive temps ! What sort of CPU voltage are you running ? Only thing I can recommend is running Small FFT's for longer ( a few hours is adequate IMO, some will say 12-24 hours) to make sure its stable
Thanks, I am running the stock voltage, I was about the put the multiplier up to 20x and get a full 4.0ghz but in order to make sure its stable I think I should go to bed (it's almost 11pm in Australia) and wait till the weekend to fully test, I guess I won't be getting much sleep tomorrow night. I am looking to overclock... Well everything, the funny thing is I am only running at 1366 x 768 resolution, yet have a HD6950 and can recorded crysis maxed at 50fps at 720p, and I still want more, I am starting to think that this will become more of a hobby than I intended and that I will just push and push even when I don't need to.
    
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The monitor res seems low, but you could aways put some money to a new monitor rather than crossfire (when you get chance) ^_~

And, You should try and push for 60FPS playing , 60FPS recording :O

If its not broken, don't fix it.. If its fixed and fine.. Overclock it till it breaks.. Then fix, then repeat XD

You temps seem fine, how about GPU overclocking? My 6950 (*and not saying yours will*) runs fine at 925 / 1525 / stock v. It even runs 3DMark Vantage at 1000 / 1625 / slight v increase.
 
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The monitor res seems low, but you could aways put some money to a new monitor rather than crossfire (when you get chance) ^_~

And, You should try and push for 60FPS playing , 60FPS recording :O

If its not broken, don't fix it.. If its fixed and fine.. Overclock it till it breaks.. Then fix, then repeat XD

You temps seem fine, how about GPU overclocking? My 6950 (*and not saying yours will*) runs fine at 925 / 1525 / stock v. It even runs 3DMark Vantage at 1000 / 1625 / slight v increase.

My monitor is crap, I got it because it was cheap, when I'm playing crysis I get between 60 and 70, but the main reason I record is because I make videos for YouTube and it compress the crap out of them, so I will probably only record at 30fps anyway. And yeah, I was going to upgrade monitor and get a ssd before I crossfire anyway. I do plan on overclocking my 6950, but not right now, it will be part of my weekend project, along with 4ghz CPU stable and a few changes to the ram.

Why am I on here, I got to get to bed...
    
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I seriously doubt the stability of that system. But those temps are bloody impressive. Good job mate. I would personally have a voltage of around 1.44 to 1.5 (these values take into account the vdroop, because in the BIOS, it shows 1.45v for a 1.44v setting). My x6 does stably at 1.5v. Its in my sig.
    
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I should probably go to bed as well. Its 2320 hours here in Australia.
    
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