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I started OCing back at the end of January. Took it a little bit at a time, and did some waiting to ensure stability.

Well, today I'm very positive it's stable!

Everything in my rig sig is right. I, unfortunately did not think ahead to take any stock scores (except for in Cinebench).

What I got was as far as I could go without having to do any self modification to voltage. Only thing I actually tinkered with was:

CPU Bus
CPU/NB Frequency
DRAM Frequency

I was able to OC my Phenom II X6 from 2.8GHz to 3.7GHz. Fairly effortlessly if I do say so. smile.gif

FirstOC.jpg

above I have:

Cinebench
CoreTemp
IntelBurnTest
SuperPi
WEI
CPU-Z
MaxxMem

Temp wise idle is around 20c, and me doing light stuff is around 23-25c. If I start doing a lot of stuff (PS, DW, FW, couple of browsers, etc.) I get around 30c. During the burn test my temp got up to 53c, but was normally around 45-50c.

If there are any other tests/info you want let me know.

So, how did I do?smile.gif
Edited by Jahocowi - 3/10/12 at 4:54pm
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That looks real good to me. Congrats. thumb.gif
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3.7 without changing voltage is very impressive, especially for a first timer! Way to go mate thumb.gif What kind of score do you get in 3Dmark11?
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Congrats on your 1st OC keep it up and your be a PRO in no time ^_^thumb.gif REP+
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not bad thumb.gif
i like i like biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
    
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Thanks everyone!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadow_Foxx View Post

3.7 without changing voltage is very impressive, especially for a first timer! Way to go mate thumb.gif What kind of score do you get in 3Dmark11?

Well, without me having to change it. The auto settings for the mobo seems to do a good job up to 3.7GHz. Last week I tried 3.8GHz, but the auto settings weren't good. My goal for first OC was to see how far I could go on auto voltages.

As for 3Dmark11:

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post #7 of 10
Nice one.

Always worth OCing the 1055's as they are clocked so low but see a great performance boost easily like you have achieved.

bet it feels snappier too.
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looks ok..not quite as good as this...
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wow..cpu is still the same :kookoo.gif makes me mad.gif cuz mine's @ 4.2 ghz
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Got mine to 3.8 without changing anything but the core multiplier and the FSB too, these chips really do seem to oc nicely. Congrats on yours man smile.gif Your temps seem high though, you might consider upgrading that heatsink of yours. smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Casey Ryback View Post

Nice one.
Always worth OCing the 1055's as they are clocked so low but see a great performance boost easily like you have achieved.
bet it feels snappier too.

Thanks!
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

looks ok..not quite as good as this...
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wow..cpu is still the same :kookoo.gif makes me mad.gif cuz mine's @ 4.2 ghz

If my RAM wasn't so sensitive; I know I could get the score up. I haven't tried timing adjustments yet, but I know the sticks will freak out if I put it at 1600 or over. Which is weird since they're rated at 1600 confused.gif

I really want an SSD (which would increase my disk score), but don't have the money for one frown.gif
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Originally Posted by LCBChef18 View Post

Got mine to 3.8 without changing anything but the core multiplier and the FSB too, these chips really do seem to oc nicely. Congrats on yours man smile.gif Your temps seem high though, you might consider upgrading that heatsink of yours. smile.gif

I'm trying not to go over 50c on a heavy load, but I think the higher temps have to do with the change in weather, and what not. Had my PS3 on when doing this; so that warms the room up, plus it isn't cold outside so my room isn't as cold.

But yeah, got the heat sync for my birthday,and got the extra fan.
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