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I just got a opty 165 (0615DPMW) and frankly, I'm amazed by how well this thing overclock even though I heard all about it. I got it up to ~2.8GHz on stock voltage, and 2.9GHz at 1.45V. I could push it over 3GHz, but I will have to use 1.55V and with a dual core processor on air, I don't want to push the voltage and temps too high.

My 3GHz Sandy 3700+ can now rest in peace...

My board still has a tendency to not run RAM over 500MHz for some reason. Couldn't do it with the sandy, and can't do it now with the opty.
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So your opty runs better than your 3700+ sandy?
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is your ram running T1 or T2 timings? If your running 2g you may want to keep that on T2 timings. You should be able push past DDR500

It made a difference for me when I ran 2G.
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T1 I tried T2, it didn't help. The board just refuses to run much over 500MHz

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So your opty runs better than your 3700+ sandy?
Clock for clock, probably no, but hey, its a dual core and comes within 100MHz of my Sandy. I'm happy.
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Oops I should clarify. When I ran 4x512Mb I had to keep it on T2. If you are running 2x1Gb chips it should be fine on T1. Loosen your timings to 2.5 or 3. You should be able to hit at least DDR520.

You may also want to lower your multiplier to 8 or 8.5
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