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I can get better stable OC's than that on air... PUSH IT!!! I run 3.3Ghz daily. 100% stable. 38/55 temps.
    
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What core is the chip?
90nm = Windsor
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thanks szayat. still no luck getting memory stable @3.2ghz(cpu). any ideas?
    
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thanks szayat. still no luck getting memory stable @3.2ghz(cpu). any ideas?
Decrease the memory voltage a bit, or wait, review durch's official guide, you might been missing some points .
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seems like the windsors dont like more than 3.2

My 5600 throws a kanip**** at +3.4ghz, but runs fine at 3.2...

durch's guide is intense reads, I read it when I first showed up here and it saved me (and this board) a TON of newb questions!
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thanks for the link. not sure if I read that one as I read many. Will go and recheck my steps.

superk, im willing to bet its not the cpu limiting my OC.(orthos targeting just the cpu runs without a hiccup) I would put money on the memory, OCZ it may be...
    
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Sorry, ignore my prev. post. Didnt know you were running a Windsor core.
    
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craig... i had the same ram as you and i was able 2 get my 1st 2 gigs i bought up 2 ddr2 1000 mhz, however, they second set i bought l8er didn't like 2 OC at all. i finally ran memtest on each individual set and the 2nd (newest) set came back with a ton of errors. the support at the OCZ forums tried telling me that if windows doesn't crash and ur ram operates at the spec'd frequency, even with errors n memtest then it's fine. i said, orly?! ran prime95 and occt and every instance failed with the 2nd set of ram. they finally replaced it 4 me.

anyways, if u think ur ram is possibly causing the instability, just underclocking it more and set it 2 ddr2 533. i had ur exact same mobo, cpu and ram and couldn't get past 2850 mhz stable on air, at least not with upping the voltage way 2 high 4 my liking, so props
    
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sry for not responding yes my cpu is a windsor 90nm. here is my current specs

should i loosen ram timings as they dont like cpu at any higher mhz right now.
    
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