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First, Hello everyone im Sevy, ive been using and browsing thru this site for years but never made an account so here i am asking for some advise,

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980a m4n98td evo (1011 bios)
16 gigs 1600 g.skill ddr3 ripjaw series
Phenom x6 1090T (Stock Cooling)
Revodrive 1 50giger
nvidia GTS 450
thermaltake v9 black edition
55" Toshiba 120hrz LCD TV
avg room temp ~60ºF
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ok so i have been trying to overclock my phenom for ever, everyone says(atleast on youtube) you can get 4.0 with stock cooling rather easily, but every time i try it never works, ive tinkered with it for hours, days maybe, does anyone have any inspiriation to give me a few pointers
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and sorry for posting in wrong area, i couldnt find the correct forum lol
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Thanks in advance :-D
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What's the highest stable clock you have reached, and what settings did you use for that?

Welcome to OCN, by the way.
Edited by HothBase - 11/12/11 at 11:08am
 
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3.81, i believe it was *sorry if memory is off a bit* 18.5 x 205, lowered ram down to 1333 and i think it was 1524 after oc something like that
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and i have heard alot about my mobo having Vdroop issues, so i left it on auto, im pretty sure 1.42 v is the max ive ever pushed it, due to heat and stock cooling >_> gotta get me some liquid lol
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Sorry for the late reply, got a BSOD just as I was about to post just now as I'm experimenting with my OC as well, heh.

Just gonna give you some basic info, though you might already know most of it:
CPU core and (sometimes) CPU-NB is what you'll want to experiment when overclocking the core speed.
Up to 1.5V on the core and 1.4V on the CPU-NB is actually perfectly safe for Phenom II as long as temperatures are OK.
Below 60°C is safe, but heat can cause instability already in the 50s.
Keep in mind that 4GHz (or any OC for that matter) is never a guarantee, as all chips are different.

Have you tried lowering your multipliers and going for a higher reference clock instead? You could try 250 x 15, then if it's stable you can go higher from there. Keep HT at 2000MHz always, and NB at 2000MHz for now while experimenting with the core speed. RAM should be set even lower, even as low as you can go if you don't mind. Tweaking NB and RAM frequencies is something to be done afterwards.

Also, you'd probably get more replies if you posted a thread in the AMD CPUs section. smile.gif
 
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