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and that my friend will cause the death of it.. i wouldnt reccomend anything past 1,000 1080 would be fine though.. just push the ht voltage a little more but make sure you have fan blowing in the side of you case man.
Why can't you provide proof of what you post? Some boards are designed for high HT speeds, and it won't kill it if you have a quality motherboard.
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Mine is at 1240, and it's been like this for a few months now. I also can't change the HT multiplier though.. but it doesnt matter cause its stable to me
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post #13 of 18
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I think I will try it and see what happens....it's only 8MHz over what the board can handle anyways...
1080 for most 939 MBs and some like yous may go even higher and still be stable but there is no performance gain.

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Mine is at 1240, and it's been like this for a few months now. I also can't change the HT multiplier though.. but it doesnt matter cause its stable to me
For AM2s, it seems they like the 1200ish range
    
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Why can't you provide proof of what you post? Some boards are designed for high HT speeds, and it won't kill it if you have a quality motherboard.
+1, that's like saying that putting a processor too far past it's rated speed will kill it. And we all know that's not true, unless you push too much voltage into it
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I am running at 756MHz but if I went to a 4x HT it would be 1008MHz. Would this get rid of all CPU/VGA bottlenecking or would this just cause problems?


Thanks for any quick responses
When I had my a64 2800 + Sempron 64 2800. I ran both of them 100Mhz over 1000Mhz. IT took down 1 second in SuperPI.
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post #16 of 18
I posted this testerday. Lower HTT has a slight effect.

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post #17 of 18
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and that my friend will cause the death of it.. i wouldnt reccomend anything past 1,000 1080 would be fine though.. just push the ht voltage a little more but make sure you have fan blowing in the side of you case man.
Quit making doom proclamations that you have no idea about. You are on OC.net where everyone OCs every part of their computer and you don't see rampant failures and destruction... but instead only slightly higher than a normal users natural failure rate. Yet you claim that somehow OCing abus will spell the end of your computer? Give me a break. This is a wild claim, with NO evidence to its merit. You realize that Intel boards OC their bus speeds over 100% to get to the 600FSB that the P35 boards are doing?

All you're really doing is parroting the 'accepted' logic that was based only on stability limits found by the earliest 2000HT chip/mobo OCers not the things found by later clockers that could do the research themselves. It had nothing to do with parts longevity and the notion that HT link really has little to no performance enhancement. It HAS, however, an effect on memory stability. Through what mechanism I still don't know but I know it works. There are several threads that demonstrate it here on this forum.
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post #18 of 18
Well, I overclock my HT to about 1140, but there's absolutely no performance difference (especially in gaming) between that and 850. So no is the answer to your question.
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