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I achieved a 6x500 overclock!

If I am able to keep my north bridge cool, is there more harm from going 430x7 to 500x6?
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I ran my dfi at 500fsb for a while and no issues, my abit IP35 pro is running at 500 fsb since I got it and no issues.

My biostar ran close for months without issue. If this board can do it then the gigabyte board that everyone recommends should be able to do it also if its stable.
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I ran my dfi at 500fsb for a while and no issues, my abit IP35 pro is running at 500 fsb since I got it and no issues.

My biostar ran close for months without issue. If this board can do it then the gigabyte board that everyone recommends should be able to do it also if its stable.
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why do you people always lower your multipliers? why don't you just buy E6300/E6320's? it makes no sense.
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why do you people always lower your multipliers? why don't you just buy E6300/E6320's? it makes no sense.
Higher multiplier can give a higher overclock and not stress the RAM so much. If I ran at a higher multiplier, my RAM would be running slower at 3.0GHz, and I want to keep it a 1:1 ratio. If I had better cooling, I would use a higher multiplier .
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Quote:
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If I had better cooling
... but you don't.
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I have found that a lower multi at the same clocks takes less vCore too...
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... but you don't.
But I am running at 1000Mhz RAM (2.0) with 1:1 ratio. Sure, I can do it with 7x430, but I'm not getting all the performance I can get.

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I have found that a lower multi at the same clocks takes less vCore too...
! I'll try undervolting tomorrow.
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post #9 of 19
I get better performance running 500x8 then I do 445x9. Ocing the fsb helps alot with certain areas of performance.

I like to with intel run everything as fast as possible for the best results.

My chip also seems to oc better with the 8 mutli rather then the 9, it jsut falls right into place with the 500x8 for some reason.
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you don't have to tell me why the x7 multi is good - look at my CPU. i just wonder why i see so many E6400s, 6420s, 6600s, 6700s with lowered multipliers. you guys could all save money if you planned ahead a bit. the nice thing about overclocking is that you can buy cheap processors and make them perform like the big money chips.
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