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set your fsb to 1700 which is 3.4ghz
vcore to 1.5250 (actual is 1.5)
sync your memory
That's a no go. I did what you said and it Stuck on the Nvidia bootup screen.
Had to reset Cmos.

I'd need like 1.6 volts to get that to boot

I think that when I have it at 3.2 thats the limit. with temps peaking at 64c and 1.5Vcore I don't know how to progress...

As for the Ram, I realy don't know how to OC ram as it is. That's what stoped me from overclocking in general...

Stuck
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post #32 of 76
This is a great lil guide too!!!
http://www.nvidia.com/docs/CP/45121/...erclocking.pdf

for the memory....pgs 15 and 16
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This is a great lil guide too!!!
http://www.nvidia.com/docs/CP/45121/...erclocking.pdf

for the memory....pgs 15 and 16
Alright thanks man. I'll post results or problems soon
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post #34 of 76
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Hmm It didn't tell me anything I don't already know or have done.

Or you mean to up the ram till it becomes unstable?

What about Dividers?
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Hmm It didn't tell me anything I don't already know or have done.

Or you mean to up the ram till it becomes unstable?

What about Dividers?
well that would ruin your 1:1 ratio....so I dont think you wanna do that.....the HZs are supposed to OC like mad too....
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well that would ruin your 1:1 ratio....so I dont think you wanna do that.....the HZs are supposed to OC like mad too....
Yeah I thought the same..

How about this Idea. When I lowered the multi to 7 upped the fsb to 2000 (500) and set the Ram to 1000, It didn't boot.

Maybe cause of low ram volts?

That would be running 1:1 right?
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your ram takes....2.0V - 2.1V.....so give it 2.1V and give her a whirl!!
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your ram takes....2.0V - 2.1V.....so give it 2.1V and give her a whirl!!
I have been at 2.1.

sorry what I meant was when I was trying for 1000 on the ram should I have gone up for 2.2-2.3?

I didn't even think of it at the time
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OK I didn't get to try 2.3 volts on the ram, When I was trying for 2000 (500)FSB.
It just would not boot I lowered the Multi down to 6 and still nothing. It sticks on the Nvidia boot screen. Ram was stock.

Is 500Fsb Boot-able??

Anyway what I did was lower the Multi to 7 with 1800(450)FSB. Uped the Ram to 900 and WOO it booted. With 1:1!!

I'm not just excited cause I got it to boot with OC memory. But the Fact that when I was in bios just a minute ago. I actually UNDERSTOOD the Fsb and ram speeds. poking around lowering the Multi to get 1:1 Woooo

Edit: I wasn't supposed to submit this just yet, I meant to Go Advanced

Well Prime95 is going now so far so good.

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Don't just run it 15 minutes, run it fully to be sure. I've tried doing a log with 15 minutes, and it's not that helpful. Make it longer, more time, but I think it will show better stable results in the long run. Why not try your MAX overclock with stock settings first?
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