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post #1 of 10
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on the computer in sig, help me fine tune my settings and try and get to 3ghz!



let me know what you think.
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Already pretty high for that chip, I would try 5-5-5-18 timings and run RAM at 1:1 not CPU/10 if possible. Try upping the vcore a bit more unless its at 1.5v or higher already then might need water because your temps already hit 50c. Hows the Freezer Pro 7 want to get one cause they are cheap, how are the bases? and can you get a better fan for it?
    
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Nice rig man! What kind of vcore are you pushing to get that? Have you tried using more with any amount of success?
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post #4 of 10
Use a multiplier that is not .5

Also are you at 1.3v? Bump it up to a max of v1.55
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how do i get 1:1?

the arctic cooler is nice, i can't say how much better it is than stock because i put it on immediately when i put my computer together, and i can't tell for sure if the fan is replacable or not, i haven't looked at it closely enough. but the one it is one is very quiet and very fast. seems to do a great job!
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Is the Vcore reading correct? I see CPUz repports a Vcore of 1.3V for 2.9 GHz.

Have you tried to get it at 3GHz? If yes, after how long does it fail orthos, what are the symptoms? Does it fail the ram test or the CPU test? "Blend" should be used after we find some settings that go for both CPU and RAM. I suppose you know the general guidelines: ram under 800, HTT under 1000, Vcore under 1.55 and temp below 55°C on load (orthos blend).

If it fails 3GHz tests, try to put a higher Vcore. Try to put more Vram (but stay below 2.1V). Relax the "trfc" subtiming to its lowest value... Donno, there may be a few things that would help, but for one I have too little info of your current OC and its 3GHz behavior (that is if it boots at 3)
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post #7 of 10
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so far everything i've tried it fails to boot at 3, i can get it to 2.96 and it will boot but crashes almost immediately after windows finishes starting

my voltage right now is 1.5, anything lower and it crashes quickly
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RAM speed/timings/Vram? trfc?
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post #9 of 10
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my ram timings are 3-3-3-8 and i think my vram is at 2
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post #10 of 10
Try letting the HT run a bit more freely.... AM2s seem to like higher 1200ish and for some even higher HT speeds.
    
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