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Hello. Can i assume that my PC is stable after running Prime 95 for 9 1/2 hours and getting no error messages?

I was unable to get it stable at 3.6 (i failed prime 95 after 2 minutes), so i tried 3.2 and it works. Any recommendations on getting it to 3.6?
Settings:

CPU Config:
Disable C1E State
Disable Execute Disable Bit
Disable Virtualization Technology

Advanced:
Disable HPET

Voltages:

CPU Voltage:

For 3.2 I set it to: 1.3625 (8x multiplier)
For 3.6 I set it to: 1.48125 (9x multiplier)

Other voltages:

CPU FSB: 1.4v
Memory: 2.1v
Nforce SPP: 1.4v
Nforce MCP: 1.525v
HT Nforce SPP: 1.25V

FSB/Memory:
Set Memory clock mode to Linked & Synchronous
FSB/QDR: Set to 1600 (400 FSB)


Memory Timings:
4-4-4-8
1T

System Monitor:
Dynamic Fan Control set to Manual

PNP/PCI:
Set initial display to PCIEx (default is PCI)

Integrated Peripherals:
Turn off Onchip IDE Channel 0
MAC Config Turn off MAC01
IEEE Controller to disable
HD Audio to Disable
Onboard FDC Controller to Disable
Serial port to Disable

This info was obtained from Robilars guide for OC'ing the 780i (I bought his processor, MB and RAM that was used by him to write the guide).

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...ing-guide.html
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which test did u use?? blend? small ftt? large ftt?.....

if u used blend or large then id say its stable
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which test did u use?? blend? small ftt? large ftt?.....

if u used blend or large then id say its stable
sorry. blend. I used blend both times and at 3.6 it failed, but at 3.2 it ran for almost 10 hours with no issue.
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post #4 of 10
ye then its stable...get it to 3.4 or 3.6 now

in bios dont go over 1.55v for cpu.....

btw , please can you touch your NB heatsink and tell me if its hot??? if i touch mine it feels like the heatsink is gonna melt!!!!
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post #5 of 10
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ye then its stable...get it to 3.4 or 3.6 now

in bios dont go over 1.55v for cpu.....

btw , please can you touch your NB heatsink and tell me if its hot??? if i touch mine it feels like the heatsink is gonna melt!!!!
i will touch when i get to my house (i am at my office now) and i will let you know.
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kewl thanks , be carefull...dont want you to burn your fingers!
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post #7 of 10
Memory Timings:
4-4-4-8/Try looser timings
1T/Try a 2T command rate

Blend test hits the RAM pretty hard.
Have you ran memtest yet?
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I agree with grunion
def go with 5-5-5-15 2T mem timings.. and Id set to Auto and 1066. Once cpu is stable via Prime95 small FFT then run the blend for a few hours to test memory. if its stable then adjust, maybe try linked/synced n test... then tighten timings... etc.. this way you know where your instability is. right now we are just guessing your cpu isnt stable when it could be your ram.... linked/synced changes both cpu/ram when you up FSB..

Also what did this board/cpu/mem supposedly OC to with previous owner?
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post #9 of 10
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I agree with grunion
def go with 5-5-5-15 2T mem timings.. and Id set to Auto and 1066. Once cpu is stable via Prime95 small FFT then run the blend for a few hours to test memory. if its stable then adjust, maybe try linked/synced n test... then tighten timings... etc.. this way you know where your instability is. right now we are just guessing your cpu isnt stable when it could be your ram.... linked/synced changes both cpu/ram when you up FSB..

Also what did this board/cpu/mem supposedly OC to with previous owner?
The previous owner is user Robilar, he wrote the following OC guide for the 780i board:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...ing-guide.html

He had the CPU to 3.6 stable.
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post #10 of 10
Get the RAM off 1T command rate and use 2T, iam sure that alone is causing part of the problem at 3.6Ghz.
     
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