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Okay, so I decided to try overclocking my 3700 again. I haven't tried in a while and my goal is 2.6 stable. But I can't seem to get it stable at all. Maybe you guys could help?

Here are my settings:

cpu vidcontrol-1.500
cpu multi-11
cpu freq-240
HT/LDT multiplier-3

I can get to 2.6 but not have it stable.
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post #2 of 11
have you lower the RAM speed? if not, lower it to 133MHz or 100MHz if u can.
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have you lower the RAM speed? if not, lower it to 133MHz or 100MHz if u can.
That low?! Its at 166 right now, I forgot to mention that. I'll try 133 then.
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i just overclocked mine to 2.8Ghz and its very stable
my settings are:

ram i lowerd it to 166mhz since when u do that the increase will not be 1:1 ratio. HTT at 4* no vcore increase at all and fbs is at 255*11.

your problem might be the ram or the mb. for me i can hit 2.96 stable but pass that sytem bios gives me error so i dont go more but 2.6 should be very easy achived with that cpu.
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post #5 of 11
What voltages are you using?
BTW, that MB should be fine up to an LDT (HT) of about 1080!
    
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I know this mobo should be able to do it, this is meant for overclocking. My cpu voltage is 1.500, thats what someone else here used to obtain 2.8, I figured I could do 2.6 with it. I'm stressing it right now with prime95, I'll reply with the results.

I feel dumb though because I'm not sure it could do it anyway, as I'm using stock cooling. The only thing to protect it is stock and my 900.
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post #7 of 11
Do watch the full load temp and 50c is the considered full load max!
Stepping dependant you may need a bit more voltage, but only if necessary
    
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post #8 of 11
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Well, it starts to hit 49-50c when I''m stress testing it. It just stopped after 3 minutes.
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post #9 of 11
well i have it at 1.39vc and it fine. i tried adding more it will not make much difference, like nothing.
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post #10 of 11
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Noone has any other suggestions? I'd really like to hit 2.6!
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