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Hey guys! Long time-no-see! I'm in Connecticut, and we got our power and internet knocked out for almost a week from an October snowstorm that dropped a foot of heavy, wet snow... SO, I'm back!

I wouldn't worry about your mosfet temps since I'm running at 4.2 stable, and have been for 3 months now... I'm getting heatsinks as soon as I have time (I've been, and still am cleaning up tree debris from the storm). ALTHOUGH, I would still recommend buying heatsinks just to be safe, and confident!
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I was wondering where you were!

We've got a lot of catching up to do; after rebuilding my 600T I purchased a 5770 and plan to crossfire it because after some reviews, I found out that it may be able to compete with a 560ti at practically half the price.

My OC is at 3.7ghz (Was at 3.8 but 3.7 felt solid) right now and I'll be needing some hand holding to play around with the voltage. It's on auto right now so I'm not sure if I should keep it on auto or set some custom voltages.

Oh yeah, I LOVE MY BOARD. $50 combined with a $100 955BE hitting 4.0ghz is just wonderful and my confidence level in this board is just fantastic.

I love this thread. 8D
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I was wondering where you were!

We've got a lot of catching up to do; after rebuilding my 600T I purchased a 5770 and plan to crossfire it because after some reviews, I found out that it may be able to compete with a 560ti at practically half the price.

My OC is at 3.7ghz (Was at 3.8 but 3.7 felt solid) right now and I'll be needing some hand holding to play around with the voltage. It's on auto right now so I'm not sure if I should keep it on auto or set some custom voltages.

Oh yeah, I LOVE MY BOARD. $50 combined with a $100 955BE hitting 4.0ghz is just wonderful and my confidence level in this board is just fantastic.

I love this thread. 8D
lol, glad your loving this board, and this thread . I love this board too!

Run CPUZ, and see what voltage your cpu is running at. Then go into the BIOS and change the voltage, but start at the voltage you saw running in CPUZ. Take it from there! Watch your CPU temps, and make sure you dont OC the voltage higher than 1.511v (I think that's it. I'll take a look and verify it).

Have fun OCin!
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HOKAI~

I did it, I finally did it.
4.0ghz at 1.386volts and 1.416 under load.
Temps: Holding stable 44* under load (I kinda forgot to look at my idle)
EDIT: 20 minutes in and now I'm at 46* under load.


My only concern right now is that; do I have to look at anything for my northbridge and ram ? It's still on Auto right now.
Edited by Qasual - 11/4/11 at 10:51am
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HOKAI~

I did it, I finally did it.
4.0ghz at 1.386volts and 1.416 under load.
Temps: Holding stable 44* under load (I kinda forgot to look at my idle)
EDIT: 20 minutes in and now I'm at 46* under load.


My only concern right now is that; do I have to look at anything for my northbridge and ram ? It's still on Auto right now.
Fantastic! . You don't have to worry about the NB or RAM. Nothing can really happen to those devices when overheating UNLESS they get REALLY HOT. Btw, 44 is amazing for a 4ghz OC!!!! Seriously... amazing. On top of all that, your still running on auto voltage. Basically what I am trying to say, is that you did a great overclock!!!!

Glad everthing worked out, and you can officially join the 4Ghz club! It is actually quite an accomplishment. Especially when your freinds are asking about your computer specs, and you say:

You: I have a 1TB hard drive...
Freind: Wow, that's a lot of space!...
You: yeah, and I have 8GB of RAM...
Friend: Cool, I wish I could have that...
You: And I have an AMD Phenom 955 running at 4Ghz...
Friend: WOAH, WOAH, WOAH!!! Hold on... What did you say???
You: Oh yeah, I overclocked it to 4Ghz...
Friend: What?
You: Uh huh...


LMAO!!!
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Hahaha that sounds fantastic, ummm I have C&Q on too... Or should I turn that off ?
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Hahaha that sounds fantastic, ummm I have C&Q on too... Or should I turn that off ?
No, leave it on.
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Okie dokie, I'm super happy I finally hit my goal. Oddly, I'm idling a little lower than I usually do. 25* degrees, dang!
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Okie dokie, I'm super happy I finally hit my goal. Oddly, I'm idling a little lower than I usually do. 25* degrees, dang!
Wow... interesting... Well, that's a good thing!
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It's probably the cool and quiet doing it's job.
Edit: Turned it off and hit 33 degrees idle.
Edited by Qasual - 11/4/11 at 9:43pm
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