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Did Orthos testing and got an error right away...just 7 seconds. I did a single CPU test and no erros and then I did a ram test and got the same error right away....the ram is holding me back. Well, I am going to set my Ram timings to 100MHz with a 3-3-3-7-10-16 divider and see what happens. I should be able to run alot higher. Here I go....
    
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Did Orthos testing and got an error right away...just 7 seconds. I did a single CPU test and no erros and then I did a ram test and got the same error right away....the ram is holding me back. Well, I am going to set my Ram timings to 100MHz with a 3-3-3-7-10-16 divider and see what happens. I should be able to run alot higher. Here I go....

The SuperTalent ram that I have maxes out at 218-219MHz...so sad.
    
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The SuperTalent ram that I have maxes out at 218-219MHz...so sad.
That's what RAM dividers are for.
    
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That's what RAM dividers are for.



This is a question for everyone, not just him. What ram divider would you say would work for me at a higher MHz for the ram. I am currently running at 216MHz on a 3-3-3-7-10-16 divider and stock is a 3-3-3-8-10-16 divider @ 200MHz. I don't no what other divider to use because the ram is either at it's limits or it's not at it's limits, I just don't know? I have done testing on my ram and cpu at frequencies at 2.67GHz processor speed and the ram has failed everytime while the CPU is perfectly stable. All I need to know is what timing to use and I'll be headed in the right direction.


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51c is prity higt for you heatsink i run orthos for 10minutes and last time i got 52c at 100% @2.52GHz on stock cooling.With a big typhoon you should be getting lower temps than that.
    
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That's because I had the voltage turned up to 1.4 volts, I now have the voltage turned down to 1.375volts and it still is running rock solid but @ 48 degrees celcius under Orthos.
    
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Ya i thought that the volts where a little high you only need 1.45 when you go over 2.60GHz and depending on what cores you have you will ethere need 1.45 or 1.55 volts to make 3.0GHz
    
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I could only get to 2.61 @ 1.45v stable. I could get higher clocks, but it would fail orthos right away. I tried 1.5v with no success so my limit was this. So I tweaked the memory to 3-3-3-6-21 with 1T and gained a huge performance increase, the mb undervolts my mem too so I turned that up to 2.0.

I think there isnt much more room to push past this but you may be able to, just speaking from my own OC.
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Ya i thought that the volts where a little high you only need 1.45 when you go over 2.60GHz and depending on what cores you have you will ethere need 1.45 or 1.55 volts to make 3.0GHz

Now that I have the voltage turned down to 1.375 it bounces around from that to 1.42 volts, just the normal fluctuations. I think that this processor is very capable of hitting 2.65GHz or higher while stable, I just need good opinions on what ram timings I should try that would be looser than 3-3-3-7-10-16 so I can overclock my ram even faster there for allowing the processor to keep increasing FSB (260x10 rights now).
    
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This is a question for everyone, not just him. What ram divider would you say would work for me at a higher MHz for the ram. I am currently running at 216MHz on a 3-3-3-7-10-16 divider and stock is a 3-3-3-8-10-16 divider @ 200MHz. I don't no what other divider to use because the ram is either at it's limits or it's not at it's limits, I just don't know? I have done testing on my ram and cpu at frequencies at 2.67GHz processor speed and the ram has failed everytime while the CPU is perfectly stable. All I need to know is what timing to use and I'll be headed in the right direction.


Please help.
To remove a potential bottleneck in your OC, using the lowest ram frequency always helps. Use the divider you have to put the ram at the lowest possible frequency so that it doesn't interfere with the OCing of the CPU. After you've found the max CPU OC you can gradually increase the ram frequency until you reach the max stable ram speed.

You will find that you need usually to put the ram at a slightly lower speed than their stock speed if the CPU is OCed, or you can match this speed, but with increased RAM voltage.

Hope it helps.
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