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Right now I'm trying to get there. I've been running at 3.5ghz for the longest time now. But woke up and I'm bored so wanted to mess around.

Tried to just hop right back up to testing at 3.8ghz and it didn't go so well boots into windows fine. Once I started intel burn test it BSOD.

Going down to 3.6ghz and testing there then will start going up from there again.
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post #12 of 14
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Well seems I'm stuck at 3.6ghz right now...
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2027955



Highest I can go and get IntelBurn test to pass. (5runs everything stock/normal settings.)
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post #13 of 14
You ought to aim for somewhere in the 1.45v range for 3.6Ghz, lower if possible. I had a 720BE that was lucky enough to do 3.6Ghz @ 1.45v.

What is your stock voltage?
    
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post #14 of 14
Ok just a few things:

AM3 cpu's do tend to love cool more than volts. Although 62c is the highest temp on AMD spec sheet id aim below 60(55) if possible. Also don't be shy about volts if temp is ok. i ran my 955BE happily for years at a constant voltage of 1.55v and found that when the ambient temp was low id get 4Ghz prime stable (4h) and when warm id get either 3.8@1.5v or 3.9@1.55v.

Have you considered running at a constant voltage?
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