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Well I tried but she's NOT gonna work

I ran the stock setup with AI NOW first off...jsut so see what it does. Which...is nothing. I went from 2401 to 2407MHz Keep in mind im stock at 2.4

So I did the manual thing. Run my multiplier at 12x which is stock....couldnt get a stable OC. So I decided to go with the ever so awesome 9x miutiplier. Surely....I can BOOT with 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.75, and 2.82GHz....BUT....Only if my ram in on 100MHz :S So even when I am there....it'll only read at 315MHz total .... That wont fly

So....I decided to do ONE last thing.....

Overclock the CPU to 2.8GHz. Done.
Booted into Windows. Done
Run CPUZ to check clock speed. Done
Run Orthos to prime it. Failed

Crappy thing is.... It failed in UNDER 15 seconds, and rebooted my computer on me

Im guessing.......crappy Stepping? Crappy whatever?

    
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One screwy thing I noticed..... Everest reads my CPU at 2.5GHz ..... NOS kicked in? Er...glitch
    
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are you overclocking in BIOS or w/ a program? you should be able to get just a little bit out of that 4600 i'd say.
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Im goin by the BIOS. I have never used a program for overclocking :S

I just wanna hit 2.7-2.8 and keep my RAM close to 400MHz. I dont care if it's 380-390.....but it'd be nice ot hit 400 on the OC
    
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ok ok ok. i don't like asus motherboards but i'll help. try these settings.

CPU multi 9x
HTT 312
Memory Divider 133 (.67)
PCIE Clock 108 MHz
vcore 1.55v (keep on going up all the way to 1.6v if it fails, if it hits 1.6v and nothing happens, just drop it off)
northbridge voltage 1.65v
memory voltage 2.8v

see what happens.
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Should I honestly tinker with the voltages? I mean this is BRAND new stuff dude. Under a month of use. Should I just run an OC of 2.6 for a lil while...break her in....then go to 2.7 and then raise the voltages.... er just pour it all on her
    
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Should I honestly tinker with the voltages? I mean this is BRAND new stuff dude. Under a month of use. Should I just run an OC of 2.6 for a lil while...break her in....then go to 2.7 and then raise the voltages.... er just pour it all on her
Okay to tweak your volt but just watch your CPU temps.
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post #8 of 23
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Well if you look on the screen shot...Im currently at 32 degrees And these were "hot" chips. I redid the thermal paste, and used my thoughts on my fan placement with the "intake exhaust" and it's workin great
    
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Generally do the best you can do without V-core adjustments...However when you become unstable and nothing seems to fix it then V-core will need to be upped but always go up at 1 Increment at a time.
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Yeah definately. I dont wanna shock this system until I have enough for a new one
    
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