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post #21 of 23
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Just give up and go Intel.

waiting on ivy and i will be.
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post #22 of 23
No need to go intel, its just OP's craptastic ASUS board. It was almost impossible for me to get anything stable on my m4a79xtd EVO. It hated any form of NB overclocking. Droped that cheap crap board for a UD3 and wow! rock stable 4.0 clock with a 2600 NB. I have been working on hitting 4.2 CPU and 2800-3000 on NB, with air cooling! just drop the crap mobo:)
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post #23 of 23
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success! well, sort of. 250x16 failed gloriously. 240x16 @ 1.6v passed 10h 51m prime95 small.

max temp was 45c. i'll be doing some fine tuning and seeing if i can't get it even higher, but if 3.84ghz is all she's got, i guess i can live with that until i decide on what upgrade path i'm going to take.

i could either get a new mobo and ram for this cpu, and buy a cheap quad for this mobo and ram and give that to my bro, or wait till ivy comes out and buy a new cpu/mobo/ram for myself and give this stuff to my brother then.

decisions decisions.

thanks again for all the suggestions that were provided.
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