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i have tried virtually everything and i can only get to 2.75 ghz UNstable..2700 runs smooth as silk.i noticed my HT was at 1080 (270x4=1080) so i lowered it to 3x but it didnt make any difference...i saw a fellow on this forum who had the same processor as me and he SAID he was running at 3 ghz...but i just cant seem to get even close to that...
whats hitting a wall FSB, CPU or RAM? -and did you ever raise the voltage on anything?
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Have you tried allowing the HT to run in the 1200 range... some AM2 systems seem to like that! Unlike most 939s that can get unstable near 1100.
    
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post #23 of 33
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yes...ive raised the voltage to 2.0v for ram and ive gone as high as 1.55v on the cpu..no difference...wont post after saving changes in the bios.
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Have you tried allowing the HT to run in the 1200 range... some AM2 systems seem to like that! Unlike most 939s that can get unstable near 1100.
1120 is the highest i can go on a 280 fsb... 280x4=1120 280x5=1400...im at 2.7ghz now with NO problems whatsoever....anything above that is unstable with BSOD's and reboots.....ive tried 1120 and still no post. my ultimate goal is to get near 3.0 ghz but im starting to think thats not going to happen.
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post #25 of 33
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yes...ive raised the voltage to 2.0v for ram and ive gone as high as 1.55v on the cpu..no difference...wont post after saving changes in the bios.
like i said, find out which component is holding you back. also try upping your NB voltage.
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i really think the chipset voltage is the problem...but as i said earlier in this post , i dont know what the default values are so i have no baseline voltage to go up from.
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i really think the chipset voltage is the problem...but as i said earlier in this post , i dont know what the default values are so i have no baseline voltage to go up from.
all you have to do is start on the lowest voltage value and go up while monitoring temps.
id also lower your cpu multi and your RAM divider so you know they arent coming into play and see how high you can get your FSB. -and you can keep your HT multi on 3 unless you start to go over 333 on the FSB.
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post #28 of 33
be happy man, i can't seem to get mine past 2.5Ghz
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post #29 of 33
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be happy man, i can't seem to get mine past 2.5Ghz
Neither can I and I have a 4200+, hehe.
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w00t, i'm @ 2.64 now, stable in Windows but i dunno how stable it is if i run benchmarks or games. still, better then 2.4 that i was on
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