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I have my 3600+ OCed to 2.93 Ghz, it was at 3.0 but I backed it down due to cooling being loud.

as it stood 10 min ago, I was at 2.93Ghz HT 1035 Mhz on 1.475 volts peaking out at 50 to 51C on Orthos. i just finished cutting a 120mm square in the side of my case over my big typhoon where im using cardboard to mate it up with the heat sink fan. to my surprise my max temps have dropped down to 40/41C. let the overclocking continue!
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that's awesome. now get a plastic duct tube so you can pull the ghetto cardboard out of your leet machine
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im trying to get to 3.1 and its not cooperating. 3.0 is holding flawlessly at 1.4v which is more then what i really need but im only at 42c so im going to fine tune later. ive got it up to 1.425, temps dont go over 44c but i cant get more then about 20sec on orthos. on the bright side 1332Mhz HT seems to be holding nicely! i think i may just end up keeping the thing at 3.0Ghz though i am tempted to see just how far i can push my HT.
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pics plz =)
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Quote:
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pics plz =)
that would be nice.
it's hard to illustrate what your talking about in words lol
(I have no attention span)
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ill get some pics up during my lunch (11:00 central 5 hours from now) so far, im over 6 hours stable orthos. how far can you really push the HT?
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post #8 of 22
id say lower ht link to 3x
id say no more than 1250 or so
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post #9 of 22
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im trying to get to 3.1 and its not cooperating. 3.0 is holding flawlessly at 1.4v which is more then what i really need but im only at 42c so im going to fine tune later. ive got it up to 1.425, temps dont go over 44c but i cant get more then about 20sec on orthos. on the bright side 1332Mhz HT seems to be holding nicely! i think i may just end up keeping the thing at 3.0Ghz though i am tempted to see just how far i can push my HT.
O.O 3 GHz at 1.4v? I have to use massive voltage (like 1.62v) to get stable at 3 GHz, but I'm stable at 2950 at 1.54v.
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post #10 of 22
can you post the numbers you used to get 3.0? i'm at 2.9 and i'm just dying to get to 3 but can't quite get there for some reason.
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