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post #1 of 13
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I have a

E6600 C2D
DFI p965-s Dark
G Skill HZ's (black ones) 2x1gb version


So, i had my speeds at this and my computer would get past the RAID screen

VCORE: 1.53
DRAM: 2.12
VTT: 1.36
NB: 1.63
SB: 1.6

Multi 9x
FSB 400

= 3600

I was wondering why it wouldnt boot up, increases i vcore and nb wouldn't do anything, so i changed my divider on my ram so it ran at ddr 800 instad of ddr 1003

IT BOOTED UP

Now i'm confused to the max

My HZ's are rated to do ddr 1100 EASY with stock voltage (2.1)

What could be the problem here guys?
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post #2 of 13
What steppings do you have? I heard that the recent steppings fpr the E6600 max out at around 3.2ghz.
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post #3 of 13
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ugh, i can't remember, no i'm running it at 3.6 right now so its not one of those lol


(thank god)

Lemme try and oc it some more and see where i can get in a 1:1 divider
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post #4 of 13
when you ran you ram at 1003 , what timings did you use ? maybe you need to lousen them a bit and/or increase the ram voltage (might be having some vdrop).
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post #5 of 13
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in all the reviews they ran at the stated 4-4-4-12 at ddr 1100 at stock voltages


I just booted up with 3.7ghz, 3.8 wouldn't work without another .05 cpu volts which would make my load at 60 ( don't want right now, my intake fan broke and am getting a new one)
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post #6 of 13
Try loosen the timings. The fact that they run good in reviews doesn't mean you're as lucky as they are. Not all chips are identical.

Do the following to find the culprit:

- RAM on the lowest divider, CPU on default multi... how far you get is the limit of your CPU

- RAM on lowest divider, CPU on lowest multi... how far you get is the limit of the motherboard

- RAM on highest divider, CPU on lowest multi... how far you get is the limit of the RAM.

Try overvolting the RAM a bit also... that might help. don't be afrail (esp. since your vcore is sky-high! - lower that man!!)
    
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post #7 of 13
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i'm not going over 56 load with this vcore lol

EDIT: will auto timings do justice?
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by TrAncE XD View Post
i'm not going over 56 load with this vcore lol

EDIT: will auto timings do justice?
Usually auto sets them too lose.


Still be careful with voltage... even if temps are ok, you can still do damage! You're quite high with the vCore.... I don't like it.
    
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post #9 of 13
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hmmm, for now, i'm gonna stick with the 1.52 vcore, if ANYTHING shows bad, i'll lower it ;D

Alright, i did what you said

CPU 1.52 vcore 3790mhz
RAM 2.3v 4-4-4-12 DDR 1097
MOBO 520fsb max with DQ7
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post #10 of 13
Ok... so with the CPU at stock multi, you can hit an FSB of 421MHz (CPU = 3.79GHz... which is VERY good). With RAM at 1:1, your RAM will run at DDR2 842 speeds. With RAM at 4:5 it will hit DDR2 1052 speeds.

To me it seems you have a set up that should be able to handle it (but yikes.. nearly 3.8GHz... pretty amazing).
    
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