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post #211 of 521
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2900 at the moment and inching my way up. I can see the RAM is gonna be holding be back in a short while.
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post #212 of 521
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
Shouldn't that board be a 500MHz candidate on the FSB? 400 should be a walk in the park... right?

Just knock up the voltages of the northbridge a bit if need be (which it will)
Gotta hope. I am taking it in litlte steps. When I use the uGuru utility to clock it freezes so I am inching my way up in BIOS.


If you have some parameters for me to set I will give it a go. I tried going for 3 ghz right away and it froze up. Lowered the RAM ditto.

Suggestions?
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post #213 of 521
Gonna get new RAM soon ?

This is some good stuff:
http://www.tankguys.biz/ddr2-44410-8...dee9575d9abe8f

And of course Newegg has the G.Skill HZ kit (DDR2 800), and the Crucial Ballistix. Anything Micron D9 should be good overclockable RAM (upward of DDR2 1000 speeds, thus an FSB of 500MHz is possible with those types of sticks at 1:1 with the CPU).

Not sure how that specific board of your handles... I just running a vcore of 1.4V, a vdimm of 2.2V (stock for my Crucials), the Northbridge voltage maxed out for my board. RAM at DDR2 533 speeds (1:1 with CPU), and an FSB of 340 MHz. This results in 3.4GHz for the CPU (not 100% stable, I know I need more volts for this E6700 stepping). with the E6600 I had an FSB of 375MHz (3.375GHz) stable, and 390MHz (3.51GHz) with trouble. This likely is the limit of the CPU on air (not a great week)
    
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post #214 of 521
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Wow that really Hertz my pocket book....spending so much on hardware is a shock. RAM that costs more than a mobo or a CPU...ooooooooookay.
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post #215 of 521
Good to see you back chozart. This is one crazy log and i'm loving it. Great shots Cyber, thats pretty messy...all in the name of a cold CPU lol. What are those ram your running there? 4x512mb of Gskill ddr2 667?

(nevermind, i noticed that ICE is now your system specs rig
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post #216 of 521
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Wow that really Hertz my pocket book....spending so much on hardware is a shock. RAM that costs more than a mobo or a CPU...ooooooooookay.
Yeah... that's the big expenditure right now... $300 is basically a given for 2GB of good RAM.
    
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post #217 of 521
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Okay--I am still getting used to this High Brow OverClocking Society (Conroes only please)

So for 3 bills what is the absolute best I can get?
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post #218 of 521
Either the Team Xtreem from Tankguys I linked earlier, or one of those two kits:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146563

All three of those kits should make you a happy camper
    
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post #219 of 521
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So I should just get all three at once

Thanks buddy--I just PMed you and before I can send it you are answering...My kind of Forum Director!
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So I should just get all three at once

Thanks buddy--I just PMed you and before I can send it you are answering...My kind of Forum Director!
Don't tell... it's the new pre-catch tool of OCN. We catch your brainwaves, so we can answer before the question is asked
    
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