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Oh yes...benching now.
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Benching at what speed?
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First wierdness--the rig was rinning great at 2750 now it hangs on boot at that speed--not giving me much hope for a stiff OC...

Unfortunately the A8NSLI need to be shut down each time it hangs--which means waiting 300 second for the phase to countdown and that makes OCing really tedious.

Any ideas why it would hang on Ice at a freq it likes on air?
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Benching at what speed?
Stock to get a baseline. At all stock I am getting 5291--maxed on air I was getting 5758 3DM06
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Ooookay more stuff I need to learn the hard way. The Phase is so quiet that over the dishwasher and laundry machine running I thought it was on (tired....just woke up) and I fired up the rig, started 3DMark06 and went to the crapper.

Some time later I walk back to see that the Benchmark had crashed and I then realised the Phase was not on. I rapidly shutdown and when the Phase retarted 5 minutes later the temp reading was 55C...not good.

Now I am having some issues booting...Freeze it Thaw it Freeze it Thaw it--Burn it up....

The FX 57 is built with heat throttling I believe--so it should have slowed down at 85C or whatever...but still....


So then I (still groggy) think I have the multi at X10 and it is at X10.5...LOL

So I have some "mysterious" failures to load Windows at 2887.5. RAM no doubt as it did try...

So between over-running the RAM and burning the CPU I am amzed to say that the machine still runs...

Working my way SLOWLY up the FSB this time...LOTS of Coffee!
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You didn't kill the RAM at 2887? Wow. Good luck getting it to work.
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I am not sharp enough ATM to calculate the RAM speed at 10.5 x 275 DDR333...but I am sure it was a bit much for it....

Currently running memtest at stock speeds (11 x 200)

Plus I forgot about the HT!!! Holy Cow 1100 is not what the NF4 wants at all...
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lmao, dud ethis sounds like my adventures when i first got my machIIgt, first tried fitting it into a mountain mods case- definatly a no go and allmost broke it doing that, then i got it hooked up but tired to use water cooling for everyhting else and ended up with a leak that doused my vid card and mobo, saved boith of them though but then i redid everyhting and took out the water cooling but left one of those little fan connectors that has the wires sticking out dangling and it hit my vid card, i heard a loud pop and the screen went away so that thign was toast

i turned it on without the phase ont ime thanks for amd throttling and then eventually shuting off my comp, so it saved itself, it definatly took a while to get running right but now its great for the most part
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I would probably cry if I heard a loud pop like that. lol
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post #60 of 87
1100 HT hah, nf4 is a bugger with anything over 1000. That would give you some problems
    
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