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Thlnk3r: I started testing my computer for a new overclock and your advice came in handy yet again. I kept trying to raise my HTT, and no matter what I did, it would not POST over 240 MHz. I was like "what the heck!?" I lowered the divider on my RAM so instead of being slightly sub-stock, it was very sub-stock, and it POSTed. Strange. So I figured, let me try turning off the spread spectrum like Thlnk3r recommends (and I always leave on) and would you know it? I was able to POST with a 250 MHz HTT and the higher divider. +IMGREP
     
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blitz, is this on your Dragon Rig? I finally got a good OC 3600MHz OC running @ DDR800 spds OC to
DDR1030. I need to lower my fsb a bit to find stability. So far I have bumped my cpu CVolt to 1.45 and I don't want to go any more. My cpu hits 50 and cores at 58 w/mobo and chipset both at 50. I'm up to memory bandwidth of 9600MB woohoo. If Only I was H2O I could prolly get it stable w/these spd's
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Hey fellas, I have another thread going here about which x3 to buy. If you guys would swing over there I'd appreciate your opinions.
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post #17084 of 28692
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Originally Posted by blitz6804 View Post
So I figured, let me try turning off the spread spectrum like Thlnk3r recommends (and I always leave on) and would you know it? I was able to POST with a 250 MHz HTT and the higher divider. +IMGREP
Blitz, right on man

I'm actually very surprised these new AM2+/AM3 boards have that option listed. I suppose it's a feature that will be around for a while.

Thanks for the IMGREP
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I just found this free steam game and the trailer looks decent. If you want to play a Battle field scenario type game. Get this it's sponsored by the US ARMY and it's approprietly named America's Army 3 so take a look. It is free for any one who is willing to use it in their Steam account. Steam is free as well. FYI.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/13140/
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I just found this free steam game and the trailer looks decent. If you want to play a Battle field scenario type game. Get this it's sponsored by the US ARMY and it's approprietly named America's Army 3 so take a look. It is free for any one who is willing to use it in their Steam account. Steam is free as well. FYI.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/13140/
Cool thanks man, I'll have to check it out I played the first one when it came out years ago. It was OK, this game is more of a sim than a fun style shooter like CSS.
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your welcome BO. the game must be a pretty big file size because I have been DL it for at least 10-15 min and it's only at 27% done.
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your welcome BO. the game must be a pretty big file size because I have been DL it for at least 10-15 min and it's only at 27% done.
5GB if i read it correctly. It says it would take 1hr 10min to download.
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that sounds about right. I am only at 67 % done downloading atm. Other good news I think I may have my system stable at 3544MHz. another 20 minutes I'll be 6 Hours P95 stable on my Destroyer. Then I can get back to playing w/my 939 OC's
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Thread Starter 
Hey fellas, here are a couple of screenshots of where things are just before I start testing for total OC stability (CPU + RAM).



The RAM can actually do around ~260MHz (~DDR520) at these timings, but the RAM divider + CPU multiplier combinations will stress the motherboard more, in my opinion. Given the choice, I would always choose to use the highest CPU multiplier (i.e., default) available to reach a nominal CPU speed.

Here's a shot of the RAM settings via both A64 Tweaker and MemSet:


Edited by txtmstrjoe - 7/17/09 at 3:30am
    
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