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So all my reading up on OC'ing has to have done something right? Well, after about 30mins of booting, PRIME for 5 mins, rebooting and messing in BIOS, I have hit this so far. Check out the huge divider...


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post #2 of 22
Some thing to look at..
The RAM frequency of 163.9 allows you a bunch more CPU bus increases before the RAM stability comes into play. Even lower timings from the CAS2 will allow even more
    
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post #3 of 22
Sweet, keep going

Why is your Vcore so high?

It shouldn't take that much Vcore for that OC

Keep at it and tell us your final results.
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Most of the Optys won't need more than mid/high 1.4v range.
    
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I just set it at 1.45V because temps are just fine.

10X multi made stability a PITA to get.... so I dropped to 9.5...

Here we go. Lil better than last time...


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I have always been under the assumption (from several members) not to use .5 increments on your Multi.

It can lead to stability issues. Stick to whole numbers
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post #7 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
I have always been under the assumption (from several members) not to use .5 increments on your Multi.

It can lead to stability issues. Stick to whole numbers
The Brisbanes all use 0.5 multipliers at stock. I've used em, and I haven't had any problems.
    
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post #8 of 22
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300FSB won't boot at 9.5. Going to try 9 multi in a minute...

Any suggestions??
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post #9 of 22
The factor of .5x is that it only effects the CPU because the memory controller only uses whole integers!
    
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post #10 of 22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
The factor of .5x is that it only effects the CPU because the memory controller only uses whole integers!
Well, I made sure my RAM isn't holding me back...

I'm going to drop to 8X multi and see what kind of FSB I can get...
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