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post #21 of 49
Like Fatal said, PS!
DFIs do demand quality poser and you must have the power to back it up, heck any MB heed to be well juiced for the best stability. Also, make sure all the extra power in to the MB are in too.
    
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ok i got 2 mhz higher.....thats it...would post at 284..but would get to windows load screen then restart..sometimes wouldnt even go that far...and that was changing wat you told me to do also...

Well what i dont get is that I got up to 2.9ghz on my ECS NF4 A939 V1.0 hardly with out a problem @ 1.4V
 
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post #23 of 49
who makes your PSU? if its a raidmax you're s-c-r-e-w-e-d. you need more power for that DFI board and opty....
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well i dont get the fact I about maxed this opty out on my turd ass ECS board....and that was using my raidmax PSU. using everything I am right now...just a different MB.....
 
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Originally Posted by terraprime View Post
well i dont get the fact I about maxed this opty out on my turd ass ECS board....and that was using my raidmax PSU. using everything I am right now...just a different MB.....
you've not maxed it out yet 3 GHz is nice and you have the chip to do it, just not the power.......
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post #26 of 49
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well I'm half temped to chuck this DFI board out the window at the moment...and putting my ECS back in and seeing if i can squeeze the 3.0ghz out of it....plus i also know the raid on that thing works great.. the Master ide channel is a different story tho lol.

Edit. oh and i stoping Ocing the opty on my ECS b/c i got the dfi...so idk how far it will go before it poops...lol
 
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post #27 of 49
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well turd nuggets....guess its time to MB swap again....GAH the pain...
 
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post #28 of 49
The DFI does require better/more power because it better built...Have you tried clocking it up with everything on auto...?

Just clear the cmos and put in the primary timmings..IE..3-4-4-8 1T...?

and then when you get to 280ish run A64-tweaker to see where they are at..? you may do better if you try a MAL of 9...it's loose but so what if it works....

I have my MAL set to 9 and my (PR) read preamble set to 6.5 and tref at what the board defaults...3120...

I still pull a 28.187 in super Pi 1M at 300mhz so I dont care if it's loose...it's stable...

If you have to set MAL at 10 and PR at 7-8 to see if you can get it to boot... then tighten from there...may also try 2T...

What IC's are the ram...and what volts do you have them set at...

Mine are ddr400 TCCD and I have them at 2.9v....perfectly harmless...
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post #29 of 49
I'm not sure what you EXPECTED out of a DFI board? Easy? NO BODY EVER EVER SAID DFIs WERE EASY TO OC. They only say they have the best OCability... which takes skill patience and work. It takes a lot of work to get them going but once you find the right settings combo for your equip not only will it outdo the others' OC it'll also outdo them per clock as well.

That being said... you MUST put a DFI spec PSU on there or you might as well chuck the board out the window...

It's not the board's fault you didn't do ANY RESEARCH into it otherwise you'd know what you had instore for you. A new PSU purchase and a ton of work. That being said, look at Bowtie's post. He's a regular over at DFI-street and a 3G prime stable club member. You'd also do well to read very closely the DFI-STREET ULTIMATE OCing GUIDE. It's a valuable tool for the newbies.

http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showthread.php?t=20823
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thats wat i read...that how i got to 280mhz
 
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