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GPU: GTX MSI 560 TI OC in SLI @ 950MHZ on the core.
CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1055T @ 4.1GHZ 1,475Volts

My problem is that i cant go over this speed on the cpu, its like hitting a wall. i tried using high volts like 1.6 and i couldnt even boot! My motherboard just makes 2 long beeps and then it restarts if i go over this 4.1GHZ speed.

So is there anything i can do to get it to like 4.4 GHZ?
 
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Originally Posted by Rangerjr1 View Post

Motherboard: 990FXA-UD3
RAM: Corsair vengeance 1600mhz 9-9-9-20
GPU: GTX MSI 560 TI OC in SLI @ 950MHZ on the core.
CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1055T @ 4.1GHZ 1,475Volts
My problem is that i cant go over this speed on the cpu, its like hitting a wall. i tried using high volts like 1.6 and i couldnt even boot! My motherboard just makes 2 long beeps and then it restarts if i go over this 4.1GHZ speed.
So is there anything i can do to get it to like 4.4 GHZ?

Realistically, most of the Thuban's I've seen max out at around 4.2 or so, at best.

In short, you're probably at the point where the chip maxed out, and honestly, the small gain you'd see from going to 4.1 to 4.2 is only good on paper and benchmarks. Real world, it's not even worth the hassle and added strain on the system.
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Realistically, most of the Thuban's I've seen max out at around 4.2 or so, at best.
In short, you're probably at the point where the chip maxed out, and honestly, the small gain you'd see from going to 4.1 to 4.2 is only good on paper and benchmarks. Real world, it's not even worth the hassle and added strain on the system.

Thanks, i thought it was weird that it wouldnt even boot at 1.6V so this confirmes my thoughts. Thank you.
 
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1.6V? Are you crazy? Max for Thubans is like 1.5V and I barely see anyone uses it for everyday use.
What is your goal? 4.1Ghz is a pretty good number already
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1.6V? Are you crazy? Max for Thubans is like 1.5V and I barely see anyone uses it for everyday use.
What is your goal? 4.1Ghz is a pretty good number already

Well...lol...

I run mine at 1.575 for 4.4ghz on my 960t. Temps are fine barely peaking at 45C (core).

I don't run it for hours and hours on end though, either. Maybe a session or two of zombies or a wow raid once in a blue.
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You want to stick to 1.5 or lower. 1.6v is more on the side of water biggrin.gif
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Thanks, i thought it was weird that it wouldnt even boot at 1.6V so this confirmes my thoughts. Thank you.
1.6v is way too high i had encountered a similar scene in the past and its was the LLC voltage making a problem here this will give you a rough idea
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/printpage/Understanding-All-Voltage-Configurations-from-the-Motherboard/995
Hope that helped thumb.gif

*edit*
just was googling and found your PSU may be the problem frown.gif have a look here
http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/302415-10-chieftec-super-series-750w-dies-week
Edited by Tarun - 3/6/12 at 10:11pm
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1.6v is way too high i had encountered a similar scene in the past and its was the LLC voltage making a problem here this will give you a rough idea
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/printpage/Understanding-All-Voltage-Configurations-from-the-Motherboard/995
Hope that helped thumb.gif
*edit*
just was googling and found your PSU may be the problem frown.gif have a look here
http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/302415-10-chieftec-super-series-750w-dies-week

i dont think its my PSU as i can boot using 4.0ghz 1.55V so, i think its the LLC. ill try, got any tips on how much i should incease it?
 
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The link you gave me doesnt really explain what CPU PLL does and when to use it, could you explain please?
 
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