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I just built a computer, specs are at the bottom, and i started to OC a little. its a 3.2 dual core stock and im running it now at 3.34 on air cool. i think but i wanna go a little higher..and i dont know how. if i do the system becomes un stable and just crashes but if i go even higher then 3.4 it wont start. specs are

Asus MSN32-SLI deluxw-6gb Gskill pc800 8800GT and the AMD 6400+ AM2....zalman cooler
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post #2 of 13
First off go into BIOS and dis able the Cool and Quit feature. My AMD 5600 is running @ 3500 and it isn't breaking a sweat.
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post #3 of 13
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i think it is..ill check real quick..oh and im running vista ultimate 64-bit

EDIT: it is
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Welcome to OCN! You could check out this guide to AM2 overclocking:

http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...ocket-am2.html

.... it should be helpful to you.
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Ok,bump up[ the vcore to 1.35-1.4 that should stable you out. And let me know what your temps are.
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i set my voltage to 1.5000 and i put it at i think 212 so it running at 3404MHz stable! and its at like 57-59C which isnt THAT bad but if i wanna go high it might become a probablam..or could it be in installed my aftermarket heat sink and fan from?
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post #7 of 13
fix your heatsink

i have a 6400 oc'ed to 3360 and it idles at 22/27 load 45, 1.4 volts
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post #8 of 13
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dang...but i donno what it could be....could me its not on right? i need to make it flat? i cant thing of the word.. would too much thermal grease affect it?
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post #9 of 13
1.5 its a bit high. Max you will see is 3.5 eventhough its a BE.
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OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
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post #10 of 13
my cpu's peak is 3.0ghz,

3.3+ is when you run into the luck portion of amd processors

BTW what is your heatsink model, CNPS9500? 9700?
    
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