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Yea sorry to hear about yours, This is my second Intel board so I like it.
I am just trying to learn more about everything this board has to offer.
if you can find its sweet spot then i guess it could be a pretty nice board i mean i had my quad at 4.2 24/7 on it but that was as far as it would go not 1mhz more. when i get mine back from RMA i would love to help you out bro
    
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if you can find its sweet spot then i guess it could be a pretty nice board i mean i had my quad at 4.2 24/7 on it but that was as far as it would go not 1mhz more. when i get mine back from RMA i would love to help you out bro
Sweet that would be great man, infact I tried pming you in the past but I am not sure if you got it.

Did you ever play with the GTL settings?
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i probably did but at that point i was so frustrated with the board i didnt really even wanna talk about it. sorry about that. nope never played with GTL settings maybe both of us can help on another with this board.
    
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i probably did but at that point i was so frustrated with the board i didnt really even wanna talk about it. sorry about that. nope never played with GTL settings maybe both of us can help on another with this board.
Sounds good let me know when you get it I am about to raise this OC and play around with the GTL a bit more tonight.
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My initial overclock on this motherboard with the Q6600 yielded 3.6ghz with 1.47v. I haven't played around with it much however, I would probably tweak the GTL voltage settings. I currently have my GTL voltage settings at 96 96 100 (in the sequence from top to bottom in the bios). here is a link to a very important site regarding GTL voltages:

GTL voltage stability

once you figure out the GTL sweet spot you will unlock the powers of the DFI X38 board.
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My initial overclock on this motherboard with the Q6600 yielded 3.6ghz with 1.47v. I haven't played around with it much however, I would probably tweak the GTL voltage settings. I currently have my GTL voltage settings at 96 96 100 (in the sequence from top to bottom in the bios). here is a link to a very important site regarding GTL voltages:

GTL voltage stability

once you figure out the GTL sweet spot you will unlock the powers of the DFI X38 board.
Thanks I figured out the GTL settings finally! I am stable with 3.6 @ 1.42v I will keep this my 24/7 OC but later on I will try and see how much further I can get this quad.
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it surprising that there isn't an X38 thread here on OCN that holds all of this wonderful knowledge.
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it surprising that there isn't an X38 thread here on OCN that holds all of this wonderful knowledge.
You are right, I had to go through pages of info on xtremesystems.org just to find some good info! I felt bad because everyone new asking questions they completely ignored :O
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it surprising that there isn't an X38 thread here on OCN that holds all of this wonderful knowledge.
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You are right, I had to go through pages of info on xtremesystems.org just to find some good info! I felt bad because everyone new asking questions they completely ignored :O
There is an X38 thread(Well DK) and a an X48 thread(LT)... It's just the information is a little spread out. I was considering putting together a DFI OC guide, but I would have to have a chip worth, or rather capable of, OCing that forces me to use numerous tweaks/options these DFIs have.
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yeah but the DFI X38 lt and the x48 are probably the closest to each other. the Dark version does not have an 8 phase digital PWM.
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