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ok i think you may have hit your limit as mine will hit 2.8GHz stable with 1.45v but any higher and it is not stable with any ammount of volts, i even tried 1.6 at 2.9GHZ still not stable
Around the 2800 range on my 165.... I had to up the PCIe to 108 then 110 to get higher stable OCing!
Some say 'NO don't do that' but heck, it does work for me and others and only has a small impact on the PCI bus... 1/3 of the PCIe increase actually. So 3-4MHz bump on the PCI is no big deal... except with the early 36G Raptors which are very picky on the PCI bus increases!
    
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post #12 of 15
if you increase the PCI bus most cards can handle it. And even thought it is going faster if they don't use that speed I don't believe it will be an issue
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post #13 of 15
try loosening the timings to 2.5-4-4-6. if that dont work, try uppnig the voltage to 1.48. DO NOT GO OVER 1.5
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post #14 of 15
BTW, bery nice OC
Check out the below... it may help you find the factors you seek
How do I find the Limits of my CPU, Memory and Motherboard

You may need to revert to CAS3 RAM timings for more headroom in the OC.
    
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post #15 of 15
you could also try lowering your HT link - itsb a shade over 1000mhz and you should try and keep it under (although many are good to around 1080mhz)
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