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post #1 of 11
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Im using a power efficent cpu since they didn't have any 89w left for spare. So now im sitting here with a 65w cpu that is not capable of OC more than 2.54GHz?? Is there a way to push it more?
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post #2 of 11
Probably not. If you can't OC past a certain point and you've already tried upping the voltage and cooling the CPU better, than you've hit the wall for your CPU.
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post #3 of 11
Does your motherboard allow CPU voltage adjustments?
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post #4 of 11
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Yes it did. I could choose from 1.2 to 1.25 so thats lame :\\

Btw I tried with a 89w version and i could choose a lot higher voltage.
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post #5 of 11
that's weird! stock voltage on any desktop amd cpu is 1.3V
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post #6 of 11
Well, he's got one of those power-efficient models, which use less voltage.
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by shifty22123 View Post
that's weird! stock voltage on any desktop amd cpu is 1.3V
ye but I got my Crappy computer to run 1.175v with 2.1Ghz, I tried 1.125v but orthos failed under 10 minutes
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post #8 of 11
I have the same processor as you, but I can select up to 1.55 or 1.6v. It's probably your motherboard. Did you try flashing to the latest BIOS version?

One more thing. I can't seem to get clock speeds over 2.6 to boot... Looks like we have the same problem.
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post #9 of 11
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My bios is up to date but i still cant get higher voltage

No way to hack it up? Like 1.3V?
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post #10 of 11
the bios should be able to change it..did you reset the CMOS when you put the new CPU in?
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