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G'day guys!

Just built a PC for a friend, after spending a few hours assembling it, i'm ready to overclock it.. It's currently at 4.8GHz stable with 50 runs of IBT.

It's running a Thermalright Macho, and it's got the Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3. Temps @ 4.8GHz don't pass 60c.

Voltage is at 1.4ish? And LLC is off. I haven't touched the memory, so what else should i do? It won't boot into windows at a 51x multi with 1.45v..

What to do next? The temperatures seem fine!
I just don't want to push it too far 'cause she lives a fair bit away from me. So i'm thinking this whole 4.8GHz was good. tongue.gif

Thanks for any advice in advance
 
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Hello mate smile.gif

I'd settle for 4.8GHz!
I'm only at 4.6GHz biggrin.gif
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Hello mate smile.gif
I'd settle for 4.8GHz!
I'm only at 4.6GHz biggrin.gif

Okay, well i'll see how putting the FSB to like 103 goes. Otherwise 4.84GHz is good for just putting it on random settings then putting the voltage down a bit? tongue.gif
 
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I would not even play with the bus speed. just leave it as is and call 4.8 a day. great OC btw
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Originally Posted by Matt-Matt View Post

Okay, well i'll see how putting the FSB to like 103 goes. Otherwise 4.84GHz is good for just putting it on random settings then putting the voltage down a bit? tongue.gif

whoah whoah dude..don't do that! SB chips are real wonky about fsb OCing.You could end up having to reinstall OS.
Here's a link
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1578110
 
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whoah whoah dude..don't do that! SB chips are real wonky about fsb OCing.You could end up having to reinstall OS.
Here's a link
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1578110

Yeah, i had it at 101 and it just BSOD'd.. (When i used max ram). Its on 100.1 now. 'cause at 100mhz is sits at 99.7 which makes it not actually 4.8GHz.

Is 1.4v good? Thanks for the support guys!

I'm thinking this is a good overclock, especially since it hasn't been past 60c in its life yet! (Maxes at 4.8GHz with 1.4v @ 59c).

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Originally Posted by Hacksword View Post

I would not even play with the bus speed. just leave it as is and call 4.8 a day. great OC btw

Thanks by the way! thumb.gif
1155 Virgin no more! thumb.gif
Edited by Matt-Matt - 3/2/12 at 7:58pm
 
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