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I just got all the parts for my new computer. Minus the case.
I have it setup on my desk quite nicely which makes for good ambient temps.


My goal was 4GHz and I reached there, but I had to push the voltages just a little. This is my first OC EVER and I need some advice on what to do here.

CPU Core - 1.50V
DDR2 - 1.98V

CPU VTT - 1.46V
NB - 1.30V
ATX +12V - 11.85V
ATX +3.3V - 3.23V

I am kinda worried about the ones in RED.

Those are the ones I had to push up, and when I did, I pushed them up quite a bit to get it stable.

Any help/advice would be appreciated.
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cpu and ram should be fine ddr2 can take up to 2.1
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How much higher do you think I can push the CPU and NB without frying anything?
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cpu mabye 1.55 not really sure on nb prolly not higher than 1.5 with better cooler
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post #5 of 21
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How much higher do you think I can push the CPU and NB without frying anything?
You won't fry your CPU if you won't go above 1.55/1.60. But that's pretty high tho.
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cpu mabye 1.55 not really sure on nb prolly not higher than 1.5 with better cooler
I think NB would be 1.6v. But it must be cooled good, otherwise it's gets unstable.
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I put a fan on top of the heatsink for the NB. It was pretty hot before. It hurt to hold my finger on the side of the heatsink. (Where I had full contact with the side of one fin.) That helped a lot. Is there a new type of heatsink I could buy to put on my NB?


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post #8 of 21
i sure there are

look around here for something
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...37;26Heatsinks
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I've seen a lot of peple have this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103015

But if you want one of the best, get this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109131

And put a fan on it.
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or some thing like this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835108072
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