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Noob here..Just my fourth OC on a system..


Gigabyte m68mt-s2p
Phenom X3 720
400w cm psu
7200rpm hdd


I actually bought a couple of these boards,dont care for them much compared to the Biostars i have.


I also have two of these X3 720 chips both unlockable and stable with 4 cores unlocked.


Bottom line ive done a few different configurations to unlock and overclock both these chips, and this mobo is freezing 5 seconds into prime95.

What i need is to use The M68mt-s2p motherboard.

Ive obviously went into bios and changed it to unlock cores,also changing various cpu speeds from like x5 to x17 and so on.Right now i
actually have it backed way off to 2.4 ghz just to get all four cores stable.

Ive tried switching chips identical, in which it froze.

Ive tried adding better cooling and went from stock to a CM 212+ it still froze.

Ive upped the cpu power to 1.58 from 1.4 something.... still froze.

Ive tried swapping mobos,to the other EXACT same board..still froze




Being the noob i am, i dont know much when i am in bios.So i only mess with the basics.Only thing ive done in bios is unlock,and change the speed down to 2.4ghz.


What am i missing ????????kookoo.gif
Edited by dovedescent7 - 2/17/12 at 8:36pm
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Have you tried resetting back to defaults to test the chip? Make sure you try it without the core unlock, sometimes the fourth core really is bad.
     
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Its fine without the core unlock. i can oc it all the way to 3.7 without issue...also,all four cores unlock and work fine on other boards.no issues on other boards.yes ive reset to default a few times.
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Originally Posted by dovedescent7 View Post

Its fine without the core unlock. i can oc it all the way to 3.7 without issue...also,all four cores unlock and work fine on other boards.no issues on other boards.yes ive reset to default a few times.

Sounds like that board's unlocker just isn't playing nicely. I'd say leave it locked or get a different board, but AMD isn't exactly my forte.
     
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In core calibration are all cores set to +-0% ?
do the other boards, you've tested on, have this?
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Core Calibration? Where would i find this?
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Core Calibration? Where would i find this?

it should be under acc advanced core calibration.
Edited by PuntyMario - 2/18/12 at 8:04pm
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maybe since the T68MT has an nvidia chipset and uses NCC rather than ACC (on AMD chipsets) that is what is causing the problem?

not sure if the biostar boards were AMD chipset based or not, but it is a possibility.
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not sure if the biostar boards were AMD chipset based or not, but it is a possibility.

My TA990FXE has ACC. IIRC so do the 8xx series.
    
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Yes this is a Nvidia CHipset with onboard graphics... A couple times i actually inserted an amd vga card and the unlocked worked better...But not totally

Bottom line i do not have enpough info on this mobo and how to unlock..


Ncc is Nvidia's version of ACC apparently.. I wish i knew which settings or where the settings are for ncc on this board for how to make it a more stable unlock..


Anyone have this board or have experience with it?
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