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Can't get past 223FSB with Opteron 165!

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I just got my opteron 165 but I can't seem to push 223FSB! I pushed the vCore to 1.55V and set the RAM to 3-4-4-8@166Mhz@2.8V and raised the HT and NB voltage just to make sure I got rid of any possibilities. Not sure whats up.
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post #2 of 109
lower your voltage. opty isnt suppose to have that high of voltage. my 165 did 300x9 with 1.3 ...raise the fsb by 3mhz at a time.
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post #3 of 109
Dont start off that rapidly.

I'd recommend trying to boot at stock voltages, with your ram divider on the loosest setting possible. Increase your FSB by 5mhz after every successful boot. Up the vcore by .025 volts after each unsuccessful boot.

Rinse and repeat.
    
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post #4 of 109
Yeah, too much voltage. I'm running 300x9 @ 1.375V
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Yeah, too much voltage. I'm running 300x9 @ 1.375V
Alright guys good to know! Thanks a ton. Rep to both of you since I'm a total n00b at Opteron OCing.
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314x9@1.350V!!! It's starting to want more power as I push it towards 3Ghz though.. Any ideas??
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Hmm.. Windows won't boot at 320x9. I dropped it down to 311x9 and it boots. Gonna run stability tests at this stage.
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post #8 of 109
good idea. I can't wait to get started on my Opty. It's the same model you have (You get from Tank Guys?)

Congrats, and have fun w/ it!
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post #9 of 109
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Got it from newegg. Argh.. The thing is starting to use more VCore to hit 3Ghz.
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post #10 of 109
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OMG. I cant seem to go past 325x9. I think I might leave it at 320x9 and then burn it in and then try again because I'm having to put way too much VCore into it(1.375V+200mV)
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