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Alright...so...I do a whole lot of work on crotch rockets...I know that the more miles they initially get on them, the harder they can be pushed..it isnt advised to push them too hard when they are brand new.

I seem to be experiencing the same thing with my cpu and gear. At first, they were not too excited to be overclocked too hard (ie lockups and overheating). Now, after about two weeks of steady use, they seem to be overclocking much better...right now, I am stable on this horrible mobo at 3.6 gHz and 48C load dual primes...

So, is this true, that the longer the cpu gets 'BURNED IN' the more it overclocks?
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It is recommended to run a couple of weeks stock before you overclock. (something I never do )

I have experienced similar issues also. However, this could also just be that during the time of tweaking you found a BIOS setting that bumps you up a little more.

23% on that board is not bad at all
    
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Ive never realy noticed any increase like that after burn in, however normaly when I put a new CPU in I run dual prime for 24 hours or so and then get to overclocking. I have heard of it but Ive never experienced it myself.
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Ya, I don't usually wait long either. After I know everything is working, I OC it almost right away. My 6600 was at 3.6 the first day I got it. You sure you didn't change some setting/correct something? Seems like an aweful big difference from what you were getting before. I've heard of cpu's OC'ing slightly better after they "break in", but your case seems kinda drastic.
    
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Originally Posted by RoscoeMcGurk View Post
Ya, I don't usually wait long either. After I know everything is working, I OC it almost right away. My 6600 was at 3.6 the first day I got it. You sure you didn't change some setting/correct something? Seems like an aweful big difference from what you were getting before. I've heard of cpu's OC'ing slightly better after they "break in", but your case seems kinda drastic.
Ditto, 400 fsb in an hour and a half. Slight compensation for being a regular procrastinator
    
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It is recommended to run a couple of weeks stock before you overclock. (something I never do )

I have experienced similar issues also. However, this could also just be that during the time of tweaking you found a BIOS setting that bumps you up a little more.

23% on that board is not bad at all

I think he must be using an 11x multi to get that. Even a 10x multi puts him at 360fsb, probably pushing it for that mobo maybe. At 11x multi, it would be more like 325fsb, more feasible with that mobo. So ya he must be using 10 or most likely 11 get that 3.6ghz, so he's not pushing that mobo much I think, I don't think it can be lol. Thank goodness he's got the x6800 to multi up, or he wouldn't have that good of an oc I'm thinkin. Whatcha gonna do Hiba? You still planning on selling the whole rig, or you just gonna get a new mobo to unleash that thing?
    
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i havent decided yet...I think I am going to wait for my new evga board, and then get the stryker....and then we will see what this thing can do.
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post #8 of 8
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bro my multi id on 13. I can only push this thing to around a 280 - 285 FSB and maintain stability. Piece of crap.
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