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AMD 3000+ @ 2.7ghz- Can i get Higher?

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Hey guys. i have had my AMD 3000+ @ 2.7ghz for a while now and am wanting to go higher. i run it 24/7 and so far don't really have a problem with temps
(ambient ~20c, idle 39c, Load 51c)

i have tried to go higher, but haven't had much luck.
i have 2gb of ram, it is generic pc3200, and all the sticks don't even match (2 x 512 of dual sided, and 2x 512 of single sided)

My current bios settings are
HT Frequency ratio - 3x (max 5x/auto)
CPU Freq - 300
K8 CPU Clock Ratio - 9x (max av option is 9)
Current DDR speed - 398
CPU/DDR Clock ratio - 2 / 1.33
CPU Voltage- 1.550 (stock 1.400V)

anyone got any suggestions on possible settings that i can try? or anyway to possible get me higher / or just better performance on my current clock?
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post #2 of 13
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lol no one has anything to say ? =[
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post #3 of 13
2.7ghz is pretty much max for that chip.......was when I had it....
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post #4 of 13
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really? damn. i mean its not a bad oc, its still slow though lol
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post #5 of 13
2.7 is a v.good OC for this CPU and on the upper edge for Air Cooling, better cooling may improve it .. may not also but you do need to know if the CPU can actually go higher and how best to tackle the Mem / MB.

Do you know your max for each? If not check out the FAQ - Finding the Max ....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ncsa View Post
2.7 is a v.good OC for this CPU and on the upper edge for Air Cooling, better cooling may improve it .. may not also but you do need to know if the CPU can actually go higher and how best to tackle the Mem / MB.

Do you know your max for each? If not check out the FAQ - Finding the Max ....
max for each? like mem? and or mb?
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post #7 of 13
Correct ... work through the FAQ and then use the Gogar charts to help work out the best dividers .. my Venice would do 2.7 on Air but then needed more vCore and hence more cooling it max'd out at 3.058 .. memory is another key area which will hold you up if it is not possible to run DDR600 or more
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post #8 of 13
yeah i couldn't really get mine past 2.7Ghz temps were great! i was using the Tforce mobo but massive voltage increasing was making me iffy to keep going or not. i just kept it at 2,7 and called it a day
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post #9 of 13
Work that FAQ ncsa mentioned.
You may also want to try it with 2 RAM sticks just to see how high you can go... 4 sticks are less OC friendly.
BTW, thats a very good OC for that CPU
    
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post #10 of 13
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i couldn't find that FAQ he was talking about. any one got a link handy?
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