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post #1 of 24
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Right, i'm back at 2.7 stable with nice low temps 32 idle & 38-39 under load @ 235 fsb.

Everything I tried to get over that failed!!

I increased the vcore.
I dropped the ht link speed.
I dropped the nb multiplyer from 9 to 8.

I haven't tried increasing nb voltage yet, is it likely to help.

Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 24
A bump on the NB couldn't hurt... nor would a bump on the SB either.
With the 5000+ BE, the SB was the more demanding chip on both my AM2 and AM2+ MBs and until I pushed it a bit I would get memory errors even when I had set the RAM set to run at near or slightly below stock speeds!
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
A bump on the NB couldn't hurt... nor would a bump on the SB either.
With the 5000+ BE, the SB was the more demanding chip on both my AM2 and AM2+ MBs and until I pushed it a bit I would get memory errors even when I had set the RAM set to run at near or slightly below stock speeds!

Thanks, I thought i had seen somewhere that this would help, but wasn't sure. Always good to get a second opinion
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post #4 of 24
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still having trouble.

Can't figure out which settings to change in the bios, or what the stock sb voltage is for this board. Here is what i've got

stock:
NB Voltage =1.094
SB Voltage = ?
HT Voltage = 1.199

In the bios i have settings for:
Processor > NB Voltage
SB Voltage

and under NB Voltage i have:
HT Voltage
Core/PCI-E Voltage
NB PCI-E PLL

which ones do i change and does anybody know the stock SB Voltage?
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post #5 of 24
Magus.tsf, how far are you trying to push your 9600 BE? Are you just changing the multiplier?

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post #6 of 24
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with the low temps i am hoping to get it to 3ghz and have upped the fsb, stock multiplier, slight voltage increase. I loosened memory timings and locked memory fsb to keep that out of the way. Just can't seem to get it over 27062.5. See first post for what I tried.
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post #7 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by magus.tsf View Post
and locked memory fsb to keep that out of the way.
Magus, are you referring to the frequency speed of your memory? I don't think that speed can be locked. When ever you change your HTT (reference clock), the memory frequency speed also goes up. I'd advice putting your memory on a divider and concentrate on the processor first.

Let us know

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post #8 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thlnk3r View Post
Magus, are you referring to the frequency speed of your memory? I don't think that speed can be locked. When ever you change your HTT (reference clock), the memory frequency speed also goes up. I'd advice putting your memory on a divider and concentrate on the processor first.

Let us know

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I dropped my ram to a 1:1 divider which was set as a limit in the bios so it would not go above it.
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post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by magus.tsf View Post
I dropped my ram to a 1:1 divider which was set as a limit in the bios so it would not go above it.
Magus, the option to set your memory to DDR2 667 is not available in your BIOS?

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post #10 of 24
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there is a setting for that but surely the ram isn't the problem as it is only running @ 470 mhz (2 x fsb?)
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