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The little LED thingers on the Ballistix are even more Disco than ICE in full bloom with the stereo bumping.[/
It's your mojo...fire it up!!!!
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post #322 of 521
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When I went back into BIOS I saw that the (auto) SPD Timings for the RAM were all wrong--a fault of this particular mobo--I reset them properly and increased the refresh time from 28 to 40. Currently into Windows without a hitch.

At the lowest DRAM for the strap I am at 389 x 2 so I am leaving it there and bumping straight away to 3600mhz ( 9 x 400) and booting XP without a hitch.

Need to see if more CPU voltage is required....yep--black screen when ATI CC loaded. Rebooting and bumping Vcore to 1.35, chipset to 1.58, RAM still at 2.2 as it is underclocked still. Increased Refresh to 45. Coming into Desktop--damn this rig boots fast!

Into Crossfire without a hitch and everything looks good--RAM turning 800...plenty of Headroom

Well gotta see if that is looking good and then press on.

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You got that...all day long brah!!!
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post #324 of 521
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Froze on Orthos after a few moments--I was able to reset and I went into BIOS and increased Vcore to 1.4, chipset to 1.6 VDIMM 2.3 and bumped the FSB to make for a 4 Ghz CPU speed--no go--did not POST. Need to shutdown the machine and start over.

Probably gonna take some time to work my way up to a stable OC.

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post #325 of 521
Looking good, can't wait to see your results.
    
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post #326 of 521
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Currently running 3DMark06 at 3600--Orthoed for about 5 minutes. I changed a few settings in BIOS...decided not to be so greedy and left it at 9 x 399. Increased the Vcore from 1.35 to 1.375, VDIMM to 2.25 and Chipset to 1.58

Went back in and reduced the Refresh to 40 as this is faster RAM than my G SKill and has a lower refresh by SPD. Probably will need to twiddle this a bit to see what yields the best most stable runs through 3DMark06.

Running with GFX at stock speed to see what the CPU speed yields. RAM is still way underclocked. Apparently the RAM wants more than 2.2 in BIOS. As many times as I have seen "Canyon Run" the Crossfire and Big Monitor are a treat...love the way the water spray renders--I was having stuttering here before and with the new RAM the stuttering is gone. I believe it may hove somethingto do with running 4 sticks or 2 sticks. But since I am using entirely different RAM it would be hard to know (without plunking down another $330 for another set of Ballistix). Ran the gauntlet and produced a new high of 8879.

Time to move it up a notch.
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Hmm see to be stuck for the moment. Cannot get anything past 3600 to boot. Not sure what the issue might be. Tried X 8 CPU multi--that produced a complete lock up.

Not sure what to try next.
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post #328 of 521
Funny same thing happened to me. Different boards. What volts are you trying to push into it?
    
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post #329 of 521
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1.4 throught core and 1.6 throught the chipset. I dunno how far I can go without damage...this is new stuff to me.

What I am doing now is setting Vcore to 1.4 VDIMM 2.3 Chipset 1.6 and running the RAM at 4:5 (DDR2-1000) and we'll see if it boots at 9 x 400.
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post #330 of 521
bump your vcore to 1.5 and try again.
    
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