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post #1 of 19
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Well here it goes!

I overclocked my Sandy from 2.2 GHZ to 2.7 GHZ on stock. is there anything else I need to do to make sure I get the best performance?

Increase default CPU voltage?

Tweak the RAM Timings?

Let me know what I can do! thanks <3



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post #2 of 19
nice job death , How are your temps?? Can you run 1:1 ratio on your ram?
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I have a similar mobo to you. Can you get your FSB past 248MHz?
    
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Make sure you run something like Prime95 for 8Hours + for stability proof.
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Why stop there?? As long as temps are in line up it some more. I run my E-5 Sandy at 2915 all day every day and it never breaks a sweat.
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post #6 of 19
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Idle Temps are 28-33c

Timings seem stable
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post #7 of 19
Nice Idle temps keep pushing it. You should be able to get your timings a bit lower on your ram too.

Keep tryin, if its no good go back =D
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post #8 of 19
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Do I need to increase the CPU voltage?
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Eh?
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post #10 of 19
When you reach an unstable oc then try bumping the vcore a bit. If it stays unstable then your ram may need tweaking or a bump in the vdimm
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