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Finally at 2.7GHZ!! Yes

post #1 of 8
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Its official, almost after 8 months of overclocking, broke to 2712mhz 301.4x9 301.4x3ht.
EDIT: now back to bios to see what else i can tweak.
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Nice job! Now Prime that beast!
    
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If you are stable with this processor, then you have achieved an excellent overclock. Many can make this speed with Venice 3000+ but not nearly as many can make it 8+ Hours prime stable.

If stable, well done.

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hmm cpu-z says its pulling 1.6, but its pulling it very stable. normally it doesnt stay at a constant voltage, it fluxuates a little, should i give it more?
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post #5 of 8
well if it was really stable, it shouldnt change by a alot. you can use prim95 or OCCT to check for stability. even though you can reach that clock, you will need to be stable to not damage any hardware.
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Nice, it gives hope to guys like me, with my motherboard im stuck at around 2.4GHZ. Stupid gigabyte board, Im trying to decide whether or not to replace my motherboard. Maybe Ill pick up one of these ASUS boards as opposed to a DFI Lanparty since the pricetag is a bit more.

If thats stable, thats great!
     
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post #7 of 8
Nice OC, hope you manage to put it stable. Fluctuating voltages can be caused by insufficient power from the PSU, but if they stay below ~0.05V it's OK.
Btw, do any of you guys have an Idea what can I expect when OCing a 3500+ AM2 on a DFI? Stock it is @2.2GHz @1.35V
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post #8 of 8
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I have heard from alot of overclockers that i know locally from conventions and what not that asus boards keep par with DFI boards. I figured out the power fluxes i had power on auto when i reset it by accident. As for this oc being stable, i have come into ram issues again. i have a few previeous post where i disscuss my ram issues, they are absolutly the worse sticks of ram ever!!!. they cant keep up even at a 3/2 divider.
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