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Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post

OK forget about the voltages I had in my last post, I was way off! Below are BIOS shots. One thing I remember now, you may need to bump the VDDA which bumps voltage to the clock generator I believe.
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I used to run 2600 CPU-NB with my B55, looks like since I finished my 960T OC I forgot to play with it again. Honestly I'm not in the camp that thinks it makes a big difference in any real-world apps so I don't care.

Aye aye. im off to try these exact settings. Be back with results shortly.
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Why would you increase the HT link speed? It does nothing, and can actually hurt performance. HT speeds/voltage should be kept as close to stock as possible.
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post #44 of 48
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Will try that. I tried 1.42v like he said and couldn't boot into windows, had to goto 1.5v


Thubans can take 1.5v?

EDIT: Looking at cpuid now, im seeing 1.475 at idle to 1.484. will stress test now.


EDIT 2: Just crashed 2 mins into P95 run. Although, my voltage stayed around 1.45 which is awesome. VDDA @ 2.8 must have corrected that? It used to drop to 1.42 under load with VDDA on auto.

Also, do you guys know this is a 140w max TDP mobo? CPUID reports 161w HAHA and HWM reports 177w!!!
Edited by xFALL3Nx - 5/23/12 at 10:06am
post #45 of 48
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Why would you increase the HT link speed? It does nothing, and can actually hurt performance. HT speeds/voltage should be kept as close to stock as possible.

You don't, you keep it as close to 2000 as possible.

Increasing CPU-NB does gain slight performance increases but not appreciable IMO.
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post #46 of 48
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Also, do you guys know this is a 140w max TDP mobo? CPUID reports 161w HAHA and HWM reports 177w!!!

I think this board is pretty stout, as it's an overclocking specific board with quality power phases. I would fear for it without the VRM cooling and an X6.
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post #47 of 48
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I think this board is pretty stout, as it's an overclocking specific board with quality power phases. I would fear for it without the VRM cooling and an X6.

Well im pulling x6 3.85ghz now. 220 htt 17.5 multi.

I got it set to 1.5125v so it wont drop bellow 1.442v


Is 1.5125 safe? I had my x3 720 at 1.5, but can thubans take it?


EDIT: 3.85ghz gave a bsod after an error occurred on the 6th core. on the 5th pass of P95.

Im at 3.85 and 1.45v now, hopefully this is the sweet spot.
Edited by xFALL3Nx - 5/23/12 at 10:44am
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I'd be OK around 1.5 as long as the temps are good but you'll have to make the call if it's only worth an extra 100-200MHz.

What can your chip do as an X4? Maybe one core is weak.

Also I'd get your ram to spec to rule that out.
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