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a repost from the 2GHz club in case you guys and gals missed it . . .

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2160003

by el gappo.

El Neato smile.gifthumb.gif

Was aiming for the 2GHz club, but it looks like summer arrived today. Room temps @25C. frown.gif Guess I'll have to wait until fall now. sad-smiley-002.gif
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a repost from the 2GHz club in case you guys and gals missed it . . .
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2160003
by el gappo.

Very impressive speed thumb.gif
But more volts than i'd be willing to pump into an FX lol
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How much of a limiting factor would my Asus M5A97 be in overclocking? I can barely get my FX6100 to 4.4GHz. I think I have to bump the voltage to around 1.5V. Anything beyond that is unstable at any voltage. I've tried about everything I can think of.

It's not that I'm unhappy with it! I got the FX6100 and motherboard for $180 total, so I knew what I was getting into.
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M5A97 is not a bad board, having said that, it only has 4+2 phase, so that limits us severely, but all in all, i do what i call "mild" overclocking anyways, so i´m happy with my results, it´s a mid level board in my eyes, not a 100% enthusiast and not a "budget" board, i've seen threads of people getting my 8120 to 4.6 on this board with water cooling, so if i can just get around 4.2 on high quality air, then i´ll be happy
    
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Back down to 4.5ghz 1.42v 24/7 overclock, in order to keep temps under control and I am losing zero gaming performance at this speed. I also picked up some G. Skill 1866 ram that I overclocked to 2211 and I am seeing massive improvements in gaming performance. Something to think about with ram being so cheap.

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LUZR4LIFE 8120/Sabertooth

I just got this installed and no time to play with it yet. I won this on Retail Access Bid4It, so it is a OEM, no cool can mad.gif
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How much of a limiting factor would my Asus M5A97 be in overclocking? I can barely get my FX6100 to 4.4GHz. I think I have to bump the voltage to around 1.5V. Anything beyond that is unstable at any voltage. I've tried about everything I can think of.
It's not that I'm unhappy with it! I got the FX6100 and motherboard for $180 total, so I knew what I was getting into.

As Cytrik said, its not a bad board at all, just limited.
At the time, it was the cheapest Asus 9x0 series board available in the UK (less than £1 difference between this, MSI & Gigabyte) and does its job accordingly.
Don't even consider a Crossfire setup on the M5A97 though, the second PCI-E slot is only x4 and, apparently, doesn't even link directly to the primary slot so you see a lot of micro-stutter. I tried crossfire 5770's which were great on my very old MSI K9A2 CF-F board (x8 and x8) but on this newer board the stutter is very noticeable (x16 and x4).

My 6100 was only stable at 4.2GHz. After reading this handy guide it now tops out at 4.38GHz on a mid range air cooling setup with 1.275v. With a little more time and effort, i suspect it can reach 4.5GHz on 1.3v, maybe 1.325v.
I have the Turbo mode disabled, but still have the other power saving features enabled.
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Hey guys, we could use some more people folding for the Chimp Challenge. tongue.gif
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Hey guys, we could use some more people folding for the Chimp Challenge. tongue.gif
thanks to this post i visited the IRC for chimp challenge, and March helped me get signed up, i am now folding for OCN instead of just my username xD
    
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with my current 4.74ghz, can i add a second 6970 without oc? or will my system explode...?
     
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