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There is setting in my BIOS called (G)MCH OverVoltage Control. I'm only doing 8x363 = 2.9Ghz and I already have to give it +0.1 Voltage to keep stable.

Does this sound bad?

Though, If I drop back down to 2.13Ghz stock and leave the same vcore with +0.0 MCH Voltage, I am stable.

The stable word I am meaning is 20FPS on 3DMark06 on stable and on stable, I get my usually 60FPS.
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No, that's not bad. The MCH and FSB are North and Southbridge voltages and a good deal of the time, they both need extra power to sustain a stable overclock.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
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No, that's not bad. The MCH and FSB are North and Southbridge voltages and a good deal of the time, they both need extra power to sustain a stable overclock.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
I see. I'm worrying because I've went 7x410 without any MCH voltage notched up to it and was stable.
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I see. I'm worrying because I've went 7x410 without any MCH voltage notched up to it and was stable.
I need +0.1 on FSB and MCH to sustain my 3.4ghz clock. That's 9 x 378. Not more than that, though.

I think you're okay.
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I need +0.1 on FSB and MCH to sustain my 3.4ghz clock. That's 9 x 378. Not more than that, though.

I think you're okay.
Oh alright. Then maybe I was unstable all of this time and thought I was stable. Since your settings are a bit similar, I am guessing there isn't a problem.
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I see. I'm worrying because I've went 7x410 without any MCH voltage notched up to it and was stable.
The word "stable" is normally used in regards to the systems "stability".
It's confusing when you use stable with two different frame rates.
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