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post #61 of 147
Great OC so far lol just tighten up those RAM timings to 4-4-4-12!
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I tried to tighten up my ram timings from 5-5-5-18 to 4-4-4-12. Wouldn't post. I tried 4-4-4-15, still wouldn't post. Right now I'm at 5-5-5-15. My ram voltage was set at 2.02 (which comes out to 2.1 on the hardware monitor in the bios) anyone have any trouble with Corsair xms-2 ram?
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post #63 of 147
The only 45nm Quad which isn't dissapointing me is the QX9650...

Hence why I am on the look out for a decent Q6600 G0.
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I wish I could hit 3.6-3.8 =/
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Quote:
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I wish I could hit 3.6-3.8 =/
Add more voltage.
post #66 of 147
I OC'd my Q9450 to max of 3.72 GHz.
@ 3.8 GHz it doesn't go in Vista .
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post #67 of 147
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I've tried 3.6 with 1.36volts with no stability. Going higher shortens the life of the chip yes?
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post #68 of 147
Yup
post #69 of 147
Do you honestly plan on keeping your Q9450 for 10+ years? If yes then you shouldn't be overclocking, if no, pump up that voltage!
post #70 of 147
hmhm, Thinking about upgrading to one of these soon
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