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Ok, Ive found my max to the max overclock. First, my specs are:
e4400
Scythe Scasm with new fan
EVGA 650i
8800GTS
2x1GB G.Skill DDR800 RAM
320GB Seagate Barracuda

Ive clocked my e4400 up to 2910mhz with a temps of max 53c min 48c running orthos. Vcore is 1.2375. (Gonna run it for 24 hours starting now).

Is there ANYTHING else I can do to reach 3ghz? Anything!?!

I don't really wan't to increase temperature anymore than that, wanted to stay under 50c... But anything else I can do that you guys can think of to get that extra 90 mhz?

Thanks!
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Originally Posted by blacklight115 View Post
Ok, Ive found my max to the max overclock. First, my specs are:
e4400
Scythe Scasm with new fan
EVGA 650i
8800GTS
2x1GB G.Skill DDR800 RAM
320GB Seagate Barracuda

Ive clocked my e4400 up to 2910mhz with a temps of max 53c min 48c running orthos. Vcore is 1.2375. (Gonna run it for 24 hours starting now).

Is there ANYTHING else I can do to reach 3ghz? Anything!?!

I don't really wan't to increase temperature anymore than that, wanted to stay under 50c... But anything else I can do that you guys can think of to get that extra 90 mhz?

Thanks!
You can raise your Vcore up to 1.312 since you got an E4400. I donno if this will ruin the mood but I think E4300 is a much better OCer than E4400. But then again I donno..
    
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uh...why are temps so bad? That's weird...

Try one more click of vcore. Shouldn't hurt too much.
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Well my temps are now 46 / 55 OCed Pentium D930 to 4GHz. The temos are good enough to me.. compared to what I have 2 hours ago at least.. (55 / 78)
    
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uh...why are temps so bad? That's weird...

Try one more click of vcore. Shouldn't hurt too much.
No AC maybe? (NY in the summer)? What is max vcore for an e4400?

*remember, the e4400 runs at 2ghz, so at about a 40 percent overclock are those temps really that bad?

Is the e4300 a better OCer? It won't hurt my feelings, just give me some proof. I honestly have no clue.


EDIT: Ok now my vcore is 1.2500 (too high??) and I still can't get Orthos to run for over a minute. Did I top out my chip, or can I up vcore more? What can I do to get it to run at three? Am I in at the end of a strap or something?
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No AC maybe? (NY in the summer)? What is max vcore for an e4400?

*remember, the e4400 runs at 2ghz, so at about a 40 percent overclock are those temps really that bad?

Is the e4300 a better OCer? It won't hurt my feelings, just give me some proof. I honestly have no clue.


EDIT: Ok now my vcore is 1.2500 (too high??) and I still can't get Orthos to run for over a minute. Did I top out my chip, or can I up vcore more? What can I do to get it to run at three? Am I in at the end of a strap or something?
Like I said before you can raise your Vcore up to 1.312 since you got an E4400. E4300 has Extended Halt Power of 12W which as I know helps in OCing.. E4400 lacks that feature.

Try dropping your multiplier to 8X and then raise FSB.
    
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^ raise vcore ftw. and reseat hsf for leet temps
    
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