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I love my rig and it's crazy quick with everything at a modest oc of 2.2Ghz pushed to 2.7Ghz on 1.45v.
I'm just curious how much faster this processor would be able to go with the proper ram and mobo. Not that I'm ever going to try to push it further- my next build will be a socket AM2 quad-core next year.
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Well you have got a proper mobo but the ram is not liked by DFI's overall. So with some new ram (or even with your current ram) you could easily push it further. Max voltage would be 1.55 but if the temps are under 55°C then you can up it further.
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Well you have got a proper mobo but the ram is not liked by DFI's overall. So with some new ram (or even with your current ram) you could easily push it further. Max voltage would be 1.55 but if the temps are under 55°C then you can up it further.
Yeah, this ram sucks, but I'm getting new in about 2 weeks along with some other goodies , but I just wanted to know maybe who has the fastest 4200+ around and what the clock is.
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I had a DFI-SLI-D The DFI's are funny motherboards that are picky about ram and certain settings. Anyways you could drop the ram down on a divider and run it slow and really crank up the fsb. You should hit 300+ fsb speeds on that board easily with a lowered cpu multi. I'd try lowering your cpu multi to 10 and running ram on a 266 divider and start up from 270 x 10 from there.
Don't forget to drop your HTT link to 3 or 3.5.
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It's not so much the "4200+" but what stepping it is that helps to narrow down its potential OCability.
    
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So - .. whats a GOOD Oc on those chips?

2.9 ^_6?
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