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Thanks M8. I been working at it all month...LOL. Got real close with the X2 rig--7476...but have not been able to find the golden bullet that will pull me any further up.

What's peculiar is that when I OC the cards with ATI Overdrive I get a slightly lower score...go figger.

I am trying different settings and benching over and over.

Right now I am going head to head with Velocitor and ICE. Wrestling with ATI on ICE and with system stability at 2800 on Velocitor. I can run Aquamark (109K-107K on the X2) but 3DMark06 makes a fault. I have a feeling it is all in the RAM timings on the AMD rig. And on the Intel Rig...

I have found that when you get to the boundary of stability little tiny changes make all the difference--so making prigress can be very time consuming. I have been putting at least 8 hours a day into this for about 3 weeks... to bad it doesn't pay!

Just lowered the RAM and the GPU Core down a touch and got a higher score LOL...8681...maybe I should underclock it???
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post #262 of 521
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Up to 3300 with my 4 x 512 G Skill DDR2 667 churning away at 733. That is some awesome RAM. I am thinking it might have a little headroom left.

Going to run Orthos overnight to establish that this 3300 is solid. I just ran 3DMark06 so I know it isn't completely unstable LOL.

More to come!
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Get that 1GHZ OC brother...if anybody will it's you.
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post #264 of 521
8 hours a day testing, is that considered obsessed?
lol & gL

Maybe that 3800 would like some DDR620 to gain back some more respect!
Who says 939 is dead?
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I'm waiting on my man
$26 dollars in my hand...

Hell yeah I want some good RAM. But don't underestimate what I already have...the stuff is handling well over DDR600 at 2.9 volts. That's on the X2 rig.

I don't think the RAM is holding me back--but I am willing to be wrong!

And speaking of 8 hour days. I am benching and overclocking two rigs simultaneuously..as well as upgrading, researching, shopping and repairing LOL...it's a full time job.

I think the 1 Ghz might have to wait until the Ballistix arrive. Without flashing the Alpha BIOS that gives me some more RAM dividers I am surely running out of headroom...the climb to 3400 from 3300 is steep at a 9X CPU multi--and I think the RAM will max out along the way...

Orthos tonight so I can put this Plateau behind me.

Let me know when you are ready to get rid of some more fine RAM Lenzo...
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I'm waiting on my man
$26 dollars in my hand...
Dominos? Or Papa Johns?
    
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Velvet UnderGround...I think you might be a little young...
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Velvet UnderGround...I think you might be a little young...
Over my head...
    
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It's lyrics from a song about a guy waiting on a street corner to score some H...

I was referring to me waiting on this street corner to score some fast RAM...
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Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
It's lyrics from a song about a guy waiting on a street corner to score some H...

I was referring to me waiting on this street corner to score some fast RAM...
Ah okay. I get it now.



So what about the Dominos? You need to eat right??
    
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