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No, but I have stress tested it at this frequency quite heavily, including gaming and orthos.

The problem is that upon reboot, the system fails to post, and I have to downclock.

This to me seems like a board issue of some kind. I have not had enough chance to test with other am2+ boards, although I would jump at the chance to do so.
Orphan, what kind of Orthos testing did you do? Did you run S&M 1.9 on that setup to see if it failed? By the way, I repped you for great support in this thread
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post #22 of 33
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Orphan, what kind of Orthos testing did you do? Did you run S&M 1.9 on that setup to see if it failed? By the way, I repped you for great support in this thread
I ran two instances of the small fft test with affinities set to each core. I tested this for 6 hours with no failure. I havent ran S&M 1.9 before, so I shall have to check that out.

Thanks for the rep. I guess i just like to help out people as much as I can, and since not many people have first hand experience with phenoms, I just help out any way I can.
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post #23 of 33
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and since not many people have first hand experience with phenoms, I just help out any way I can.
Orphan, this thread is turning out to be helpful. Some of the BIOS settings on the AM2+ boards are new to me
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Orphan, this thread is turning out to be helpful. Some of the BIOS settings on the AM2+ boards are new to me
I may have a Phenom overclocking FAQ in the works. When I have tested with the NFORCE 780A Chipset and the B3 chip steppings, ill make a start
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I may have a Phenom overclocking FAQ in the works. When I have tested with the NFORCE 780A Chipset and the B3 chip steppings, ill make a start
Orphan, oh that will be very helpful. I actually don't think we have a Phenom FAQ...do we?
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post #26 of 33
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I may have a Phenom overclocking FAQ in the works. When I have tested with the NFORCE 780A Chipset and the B3 chip steppings, ill make a start
Great idea. I don't have a Phenom myself, but I'd like to see some overclocks with members that do!
    
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i thought the 9500 multipliers were locked? mine are but yours seem unlocked?
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post #28 of 33
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i thought the 9500 multipliers were locked? mine are but yours seem unlocked?
Upwards locked.

All AMD processors can have their multiplier adjusted downwards. Some find this helpful for maxing out HTT and other things.
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post #29 of 33
mine is locked up or down hence my reason for asking but im guessing thats due to my mobo?
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post #30 of 33
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mine is locked up or down hence my reason for asking but im guessing thats due to my mobo?
Chaos, that might be a motherboard limitation with your M2R32.

Can any other M2R32 owners confirm this?
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