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post #1 of 25
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overclockin your first time is fun, so im at 2.4 right now, 2.5-3-3-6 ram timings and 1.44 vcore, wish me luck XD
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post #2 of 25
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woohoo, 2.5ghz!
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Looking good so far, now it the time for patience and stability testing ... temps are GREAT too!
You may have to up the RAM divider very soon being up to DDR500 speeds now so keep an eye out for memory instability too!
    
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what do you want to keep your memory around? and does pc3500 make much a difference cuz tahts wat i got
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post #5 of 25
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woohoo, i get my cooling fixed and another problem comes up,

i hav my vcore set at 1.500v in the bios, but it wont go above 1.440v, and it switches between that and 1.424v

wat should i do here?

Edit: i just read the overclocking guide, i think i may have hit a wall on my psu i think ill drop to 2.5ghz and try and hold it stable there
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post #6 of 25
your ram is overclocking ram just not ddr500 you should be fine if you keep it around DDR450 speeds. I think that is what pc3500 is rated at. You might be able to handle tighter timings once you have found the overclock you want, thats another way to squeeze more performnace from your system. Some ram even if not rated for higher speeds can still handle it but like overclocking it can take alot of experimenting till you find the right adjustments. And your PSU should be up for your overclock I have a Antec smartpower 500w and I can go 2853mhz on my opty 165 prime stable.
    
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post #7 of 25
Never heard the brand real power actually. Maybe I'm just a n00b like that. I've hard those Asus boards aren't the greatest OCer but I think you should be able to get another 20Mhz out of it.
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post #8 of 25
I think its an Antec, older model not 100% sure though.
    
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post #9 of 25
You should be getting better results than 2.4GHz at 1.44V.

Have you plugged a molex and floppy power connector into the motherboard? Helps supply more juice. Put your memory on a more aggresive divider (bring memory back up when you finish oc-ing CPU). I take it you know about the HT multiplier and chipset voltages.
post #10 of 25
Your psu is almost definately holding you back.
    
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