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Still not fully stable @ 3.4ghz with +.2v on FSB, and northbridge
vcore @ 1.425 in bios

I can run large FTTs in prime95 fine and blend, but small ftts will cause my 3rd core to fail within the first 30 seconds. Although I'm not stable in that sense, I believe I am realworld stable.

Any other advice on this? I'd love to see a 1hr prime95 run fully stable without putting my voltages crazy high (my VID is 1.325)
    
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post #12 of 23
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Originally Posted by GeNjii- View Post
Still not fully stable @ 3.4ghz with +.2v on FSB, and northbridge
vcore @ 1.425 in bios

I can run large FTTs in prime95 fine and blend, but small ftts will cause my 3rd core to fail within the first 30 seconds. Although I'm not stable in that sense, I believe I am realworld stable.

Any other advice on this? I'd love to see a 1hr prime95 run fully stable without putting my voltages crazy high (my VID is 1.325)
honestly, try upping the vcore one more...

I have a lower VID than you do, and I can only get 3.4 at around 1.4275 ishh

So try one more bump.

Also, you could try doing a pencil mod on your board to eliminate vdroop.

I couldn't hit 3.4 or 3.6 stable without doing it. So that might be your problem.

-Shawnj0
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what is your vcore in cpuz reading?
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post #14 of 23
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Vcore: 1.425v in bios, 1.376v in CPU-Z
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what is your vcore in cpuz reading?
try reading the OP
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try reading the OP
well i appologize that i forgot, i was trying to help him before the website went down this afternoon, and i had forgot the original post. but i thank you for putting it so bluntly, god forbid if you could of come across nicer.

i would up the vcore a notch or 2, i have mine set at 1.425 in bios, but i have a much lower vid.
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sorry for being 'blunt' Just saying...
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post #17 of 23
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With 1.4375 vcore in bios now, my CPU-Z is reading between 1.326 and 1.344 under full load and 1.376 @ idle... which leads me to believe my board has one hell of a vdroop o_O

I have no chance of hurting my CPU until my vcore AFTER vdroop is about to hit 1.5v right?
    
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post #18 of 23
correct. 1.5v after vdroop. so you could basically set it like 1.55v in bios.

edit: what temps are you at now?
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post #19 of 23
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Originally Posted by GeNjii- View Post
With 1.4375 vcore in bios now, my CPU-Z is reading between 1.326 and 1.344 under full load and 1.376 @ idle... which leads me to believe my board has one hell of a vdroop o_O

I have no chance of hurting my CPU until my vcore AFTER vdroop is about to hit 1.5v right?
Just do a pencil mod. Takes about oh, 2 minutes with a # 2 or # 4 HB pencil.

I don't suggest going over 1.5v vcore even if cpu-z shows less after vdroop. (just to be on the safe side)

Like I say, find the appropriate vdroop mod for your board, and you'll be able to stablilize @ 3.4 Ghz. Trust me
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post #20 of 23
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Eh just bsod'd twice with higher vcores, my temps are still sub 60 for as long as prime can hold on (i love this cooler, and it doesn't take up my whole case like it's big brother (or clone) the TRUE)

I'll look into the vdroop mod and do it tomorrow since it seems easy enough, but it's pushing 1am and this is just frustrating me
I'll be back at it tomorrow, thanks alot for the help
    
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