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hey guys. ive owned this pentium 4 650 for about 2 years now, nothing special. for the past year the thing has been great to me overclocking, nothing large, but just small tweaks. its stock at 3.4 and i had it sitting at 3.8 for a while now. then lately i've been running at 4.01 GHz... i decided to go for 4.2. in the past i have hit 4.2 stable, but for some reason i cant even boot when i go for 4.2. i think this may have to do with my mobo? i have a Gigabyte 965P-DS3.

please help. anything at all, i would be grateful
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If you've hit 4.2 in the past, wouldn't the motherboard have been a problem then also?

This happened to me with my AMD, I reinstalled Windows and it worked. Not reccomemded though!
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i just dont understand why windows (hard drive) would effect the cpu overclock. just doesnt make sense
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Originally Posted by spektrum View Post
i just dont understand why windows (hard drive) would effect the cpu overclock. just doesnt make sense
Some things that can't be explained. Well, it probably could, I just dont know how.
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Originally Posted by spektrum View Post
i just dont understand why windows (hard drive) would effect the cpu overclock. just doesnt make sense
I could overclock to over 4ghz with my 2-HD setup.

I take one out, I can't overclock past 2.7.

Explain that.
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RAM Timings?!!!
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post #8 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Drax View Post
I could overclock to over 4ghz with my 2-HD setup.

I take one out, I can't overclock past 2.7.

Explain that.
thats weird as hell hahah.

ram timings are 4-4-4-10 with a 1:1 ratio.

i managed to get it back up to 4.01.. i dont know exactly what i did... i still wanna hit 4.2 really badly though
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