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I have finally got my system stable at 4 GHz after many weeks of tweaking but I would like to push it further. Right now I can't seem to get it even to run much faster than 4.01 GHz. I have tried dropping the ram frequency to 1600 so I could raise the ref clock, but to no avail. My CPU-NB is already at 3.07GHz and HT at 2.54 GHz.
My setup:
CPU: x6 1090T BE- 4.01GHz @1.462V 17x multi
CPU-NB: 3.065 GHz @1.45V 13x multi
HT: 2.539 GHz 11x multi
Ref clock: 235 MHz but runs at 235.7 MHz
PCI-E clock: 100 MHz
RAM: Vengeance 2x4GB 9-10-9-34 2T 939 MHz at 1.65V
LLC: ultra high
Turbo core, Cnq, C1E, SVM are all off

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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have u tried upping the cpu volts to 1.5v? supposivly this is the highest safe value u can have?
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HTT is a bit high, drop it down 1 multiplier, and yes you need to lower your RAM speed to around 1600 initially. You should try a higher ref clock as some chips like lower multi's. Try 300 ref,14 or 14.5 CPUx, HTT at 8x I think, CPU/NB at 10x and RAM at 1600MHz. Bump HTTv, NBv, CPU/NBv. I would leave LLC on auto(or 50 %) first. My last Asus board liked LLC at around 30% for extreme clocks.
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Last time I tried going above 245 on the ref clock it didn't POST but NB and HT were probably too high. I really don't want to go higher on my CPU-NB voltage and I haven't seen a HT voltage. I will try 300 ref clock with CPU multi at 13.5x, CPU-NB at 10x and HT at 8x. with but even with ram set to 1600 it would still run at 1200MHz on the ram clock so I would need to go down to 1066 which would run at 799.5 MHz roughly equivalent to 1600. Does that sound about right?
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So I am now running at 4.1GHz (284x14.5) NB at 2.839GHz and HTT at 2.23 GHz. just finished Cinebench R11.5 cpu test at a respectable 7.24 pts.
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Originally Posted by DSP1 View Post
So I am now running at 4.1GHz (284x14.5) NB at 2.839GHz and HTT at 2.23 GHz. just finished Cinebench R11.5 cpu test at a respectable 7.24 pts.
much better Now crank that CPU volts to 1.535-1.55v and push up to 300 ref clock, or as high as you can.
Edited by Redwoodz - 10/20/11 at 2:26pm
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1.5v on air...your guys are nuts...

I say go water cooling or upgrade to 1100T the binding are much tighter and CPU scales better then the 1090T
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