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post #1 of 21
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put on my new akasa ak-961 cooler yesturday...well it looked much more impressive on overclockers.co.uk than it looks in my case, its half the brightness of my other LEDs and looks like a stock cooler with a bit of blue on it.
But the most important reason I wasted 20 pounds on it is that i wanted to OC. but at 225 x 9 idle/short load temps are jumping between 48-56 !!! what a waste!
is it normal that i cannot go a hz past 220mhz on stock vcore? it doesnt ven POST. what are the max temps for my cpu?
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post #2 of 21
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it just hit 60 degrees on 230 fsb doing 1 M in superpi
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post #3 of 21
yeah sounds bad. reseat the block and check it out again. I reseated my waterblock 4 times before getting it perfect. Make sure to put either a thin line or tiny dot on the chip and making sure it is spread evenly with thermal compound- it makes a difference!
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post #4 of 21
wow, i would get a refund for that cooler my friend.. im idleing at 29ish with the stock HS fan.

You should be sitting a bit lower since your chip is the low end C2D but 60C on load

Reseat it first before you do anything rash.
    
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post #5 of 21
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well i bought a thermal compund but both the chipset cooler and the akasa had thermal compounds on them ready to go....i will clean it off at some stage and put on the one i bought. so whats a safe temp for my allendale?

yes! 1 M in superpi on stock 200 takes 31 secs and 235 took me 28 secs, it also took me to 60 degrees lol
on stock cooler and clocks and full load max temp was 55 degrees.is that normal?
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post #6 of 21
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im almost hitting 1.4 volts and im still struggling to boot on 250MHZ...what other voltage values can i change? i have fsb on +0.1 V
and spd on 2.0
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post #7 of 21
whats your ram set at 1;1,try thatmaybe its your ram holding you back,as far as temps what are you using,core temp works the best imo
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post #8 of 21
you can try to lower your muti down one raise fsb with ram 1to1 ,whats you stock voltage,not sure of your c2d,im at 400fsb v-c at 1.35@3ghz
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post #9 of 21
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using core temp.
about ram, thats what i keep asking doesnt the SPD 2.0 mean that its running 1 to 1?
and next to that option it shows "800" and then next to it shows "double the cpu host frequency (fsb)"
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post #10 of 21
yes i believe it does, it should be first after auto
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