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post #11 of 28
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Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post

210 fsb x 14 multi
4x HTT
1.52 vcore (for stability)
mem voltage up one notch
200mhz mem dividor
wouldnt that jack his temps way up? He is already sitting at 48*C at full load, chances are he will overheat with the cooler he has now on their if he goes up to that. -just a thought.
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post #12 of 28
Do you have cpu-z? It will give all the info we may ask for http://cpuid.com/

Also, going for 3Ghz your memory timings should be ok, Try to go to 1T command rate, it will increase your performance alot!! and I would also recommend getting rid of that 256 stick just as blue said.
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i cant find where to change the HTT....also, my BIOS sucks so im using SysTool, which limits me as you can tell. mem voltage is inaccessable.
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and yes i have CPU-Z, using it to verify a lot of things.
also....not on stock cooling. using AC Freezer 64 Pro.
EDIT: im slightly afraid of removing the 256 stick as when i have just the 1gb it shows up as around 860MB of ram.
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post #15 of 28
Did you put any thermal paste on it? Those temps seem a bit high for that cooler, if you did put thermal paste on it, how much did you put on? Also, make sure the heatsink is seated properly, if it is off that will cause high temps also.
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heatsink is an interesting point, i had difficulty mounting it because my northbridge heatsink is tall and right next to the CPU socket.....thermal paste came pre-applied on the heatsink.
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post #17 of 28
yeah 1.52 vcore is a bit high....try 1.48 vcore instead
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post #18 of 28
oh ok, chances are it may not be mounted properly, I would just keep a close eye on load temps, you dont really want to go over 55* C, much more than that you are cookin, and that also could be limiting your OC a bit because of the extra heat. Also have you ran a stability test at where you are now? Orthos is a good one alot of people use it, or there is also OCCT, which takes less time, but still a good program. While running the stress test, you wanna watch your temps also, because they load you down big time.
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i have been using prime 95 and SysTool's built in stress test, the max temp is 48 on either one.
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post #20 of 28
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also i just got out of BIOS, the only options for HTT are to force a speed and change the bus width....
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