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If you want to try and push the OC further, just put your timings looser. That is what I did, then I just tightened them down once I reached the goal. Try 5-5-5-21 or something around that.
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If you want to try and push the OC further, just put your timings looser. That is what I did, then I just tightened them down once I reached the goal. Try 5-5-5-21 or something around that.

Remember, I only have DDR400 memory and my stock ration is 3-3-3-8-10-16. I don't think my system would even turn over at that timing...lol. I need more of a timing along the lines of DDR memory and not DDR2 memory. Thanks
    
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Ah sry I missed that DDR400..? ouch Well yeah.. I see your problem now. Is that just DDR memory and not DDR2?

It took me a week or two of messing around with my OC and realizing I could not go any faster, to much pain to my self, because I wanted to like ubber OC my system, but there comes a point when you can't go any faster, esp with these older AMD chips. In this case it makes those Conroe's look pretty nice with how much you can OC those things!

But a 400mhz incrase isnt bad, least that is how I look at it, and it does help. I've considered getting a am2 x2 3800 brisbane and trying to OC it to 3.0, from what I've seen and read on OCN those 65nm Brisbane's are awesome.

But back to your problem sorry for the rant, the memory may hold you back, idk diff memory would help or just moving from a new socket/mb... ideas anyone? lol
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wow my sempron can get up to 2.5ghz

EDIT: With lower temps, on stock HS
semprons are single core. and that post proves that you never played with a Dual core becuase your saying your sempron is cooler even though you trying to compare it a x2
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Any advice on what I should change around or leave alone?

    
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Any advice on what I should change around or leave alone?


It isn't a stable overclock running under the Orthos CPU/RAM stress test but I was able to get into windows and take a screen shot.

I don't know what else to try except maybe turning the HTL down from 400 to 200. I don't know if this will work or not, but for some reason my processor doesn't want to go higher than 2.6GHz with ram @ 174MHz.... I think I might be able to go to the 200 HTL speed with the 10x multiplyer but I still don't think it will work....


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post #28 of 28
That ram might be holding you back. The HTT multi shouldn't effect your OC unless your pushing it way past 1000*. Though I hear 1200 is fine sometimes, though mine was unstable over 1100. Right now mine sits at 1044, not sure of the multi off my head.

You may be at a wall with the ram though.
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