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greetings . at present i have my 3700 oced to 2.5 .
everything is great . stable on prime 95 for 12 hours . no errors .
take a look at the ocing calculator .
would i have too UP my cpu volts for this oc?
does anyone here have a 3700 sandy oced to 2750?
i am new to ocing . i am wary of upping my cpu volts to be honest .
if anyone has any help or info to pass along , it would be much apprecitated .
thanks for reading .
cheers .





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if you have good cooling, go for it, Asus mobos dont give you much adjustment, so you really cant fry it as long as you have some decent cooling!


I have seen some 3700's hit 3.0 GHz stable, so should 2750 be easy!
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well i tried these settings . multiplier 11 and cpu to 250 .
she posted , but locked .
as i stated , i am new to ocing .
can anyone tell me where to go next?
at 2.5 she is as steady as a rock . no problems with gaming , prime 95 , etc .
any suggestions on how to get it up to 2.7?
sould i leave well enough alone?
will 2.7 make THAT MUCH , of a difference in gaming?
thanks for reading .
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At 2.75Ghz i needed a minimum of 1.42vcore, at the moment im running 10.5x250 (2.6Ghz) @ 1.39vcore.
    
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Your on the right track, you just need more v-core to make it stable. To hit 2.7 on my 3500 i need 1.5volts. If you have good cooling and case air flow then go for it. What are your temps now? idle and underload.
    
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Where did you get that calculator from?

I can get 2.85ghz easily on 1.45v
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Originally Posted by burnstudios View Post
Your on the right track, you just need more v-core to make it stable. To hit 2.7 on my 3500 i need 1.5volts. If you have good cooling and case air flow then go for it. What are your temps now? idle and underload.
my temps are 28 - 30 idle .
38-40 load .
i have lots of air flow with this antec nine hundred .
ive read that giel memory is not the best . can you comment on that ?
is it the memory that is causeing the lock . ?
the cpu volts are set to auto .
according to everest the rig is useing 1.44 volts .
my memory is set to 333.
my multiplier now is 10 , cpu is 250 .
htt is x4 .

i am hopeing for multiplier 11 , for the 2.7 oc .
will all my other settings stay the same?
cpu volts now are 1.44 , so , i ups it to 1.45?

yes , im asking ALOT of questions , im sure you understand though .
IM NEW . and dont want to break anything .
i dont want to break any records . ha ha .
2.7 would be great . if i can get it stable .
thanks for reading .
cheers .

to the fury , i got THE CALCULATOR , here on this forum , a while back ..
here you go ..
http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...alculator.html



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post #8 of 12
Take vCore off auto
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Hey man,

Your ram. I notice it is 2gigs....is that 1gigx2, or 512x4? Becasue if it's 512x4.....unfortunately, your not gonna overclock very high
 
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Hey man,

Your ram. I notice it is 2gigs....is that 1gigx2, or 512x4? Becasue if it's 512x4.....unfortunately, your not gonna overclock very high
its 2 sticks .
1x1024 each .
its giel value ram .
it have not got the best of names for overclocking , so ive read .
i know i have to take the v core off auto , but where do i set it to?
everest says it is 1.44 now .
do i up it to 1.45?
thanks for the reply .
cheers .
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