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post #11 of 43
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txtmstrjoe,
What do you have your vcore set at in the bios, and what is displayed in CPUZ and speedfan?

Thanks
Well, before my motherboard decided to get cranky, the VCore was set at 1.1V; with VCore Overvolt enabled, the actual output was 1.3V.

CPU-Z and Everest confirm that the setting was at 1.3V.

See screenshot for confirmation.

(I miss my sig rig... looks like my NB got KFCd in the heat. RMAing will try my patience...)
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post #12 of 43
The one I'm playing around with is definately not that OC friendly. I have it at 2.5GHz because at 2.6GHz, I have to up the vcore over 1.35v. This is my brother's PC so it has to be 100% stable, hands off. He wouldnt know how to do any minor adjustments. So I cant push it to its limit!
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@ txtmstrjoe what bios revision were you using?

@ ericeod what kind of motherboard does your bro have?
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The temps are just so high. I wish I could go higher... Still debating removing the IHS!
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post #15 of 43
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@ txtmstrjoe what bios revision were you using?

@ ericeod what kind of motherboard does your bro have?
For the A8N32-SLI Deluxe, BIOS 1303.
    
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post #16 of 43
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The temps are just so high. I wish I could go higher... Still debating removing the IHS!
Well, if it's any consolation or help, it really wasn't all that difficult, to be honest. Just do it slow and steady. And be careful; you don't want a sharp blade cutting up things you don't want to (like a fingertip, let's say...).

There's lots of material available online on the subject. Reading up will allay your fears a lot. That's what happened with me, anyway.

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post #17 of 43
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cool I have the same board, Im giving the beta 1405 a try out.

edit: @ txtmstrjoe, Im giving your suggestion of the 1.1 with overvolt enabled at 2.8. @ hours into orthos loading at 41/45.
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post #18 of 43


This was the stock cooler at the time and it had a very big gap between the cores at idle, however when under load they became pretty even with each other. My A8N32 wanted to run a little warm sometimes upto 50c under load, but I think that is the common place for these boards.
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post #19 of 43
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@ ericeod what kind of motherboard does your bro have?
I'm using the DFI NF4 UT Ultra-D motherboard with the SLI Mod.

I have the equivellant ASUS motherboard just sitting here collecting dust (A8N-SLI Deluxe), but I think the DFI is setup with the RGONE settings from DFI streets which are supposed to be very OC friendly.
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post #20 of 43
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Yes I would stick with the dfi. Well I tried what txtmstrjoe had for settings, and I got 2.8 15 hour stable, then I stopped orthos @ 1.3volts.
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