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I run my 555 unlocked to x4 @ 1.45 with 200x20 = 4ghz

Although I like to use cool n' quiet as well to keep the cpu cooler on idle, and for that I ran 237x16 @ 1.45 = 3.8ghz

Being that you have the 965 you might have some more headroom to play.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kzone75;15436272 
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Pretty sure this thing will go a lot higher. It's idling at 26-29c, which is where it was before I put it to 4Ghz. Just want to be careful, not sure how much this 790 board can handle being that's it's not a proper AM3 board.
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Yeah i'm at 1.41v for 3.8GHz. I don't have the best cooler nor mobo so i keep it at that but i believe to get 4GHz i had to use 1.45 if i remember.

But as mentioned before. You can't have someone tell you what voltage to use. You need to find the right voltage for you. Start at stock and increase in small amounts until you are stable. I try to stay under 55c under p95 but the chip is rated to 62c i believe.
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I need 1.493V in bios to get 4GHz stable frown.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PyroTechNiK;15439920 
I need 1.493V in bios to get 4GHz stable frown.gif

The lowest my board does with the bios flash to support the CPU is 1.4 or auto. With it set to auto, it's 1.4 as well...

That being said, I'd like to see if I could go lower on voltage, but that's not really an option.

It's been stable since yesterday. Here in the next few days I'll see if I can get 4.5 or so out of it, possibly higher. This little cooler is going to hate me. smile.gif
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takes 1.45v to stabilize my 4ghz OC with the 965.
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Tomorrow morning I'll be seeing if I can hit 4.5. If the chip does that with ease, we'll see where I can get it after that. I'm going to be moving more towards benchmarking soon, so my goal is to buy up as many of these 965's as possible. I'm also going to be buying a lot of older AM2/+ chips for use with this board after I buy a new board as my main rig.

I'll post up results of what happens tomorrow morning or late evening. Transitioning between jobs and what not right now so I have to fight my urge to OC everything I own, and somethings I don't.
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