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alright
i think today ill have a lil more free time..
i have a question to ask..

i see alotta ppl tlkin about "stable"
what does that mean ? no overheating .. etc?

and is there a program i can have a list of stuff to see how "stable" mine will be after o'c ?
Nick, "stable" meaning your machine isn't locking up, restarting, data corruption ect. Those types of things can occur with an "unstable" overclock meaning your machine is prone to the things above(if that makes any sense). I myself use Orthos to test stability. This application will stress the processor and memory together. If the test fails then I know the overclock isn't "stable". Hopefully someone else can shed more light on your question. Perhaps maybe a more technical response

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post #22 of 44
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well quick question for ya..

i went to BIOS and apparently i have a AI Overclock and AI Nos... i can only select one..
so i did AI Overclock 10%

this is how it looks now


What other options should i boost up ?

i tried to do it manual.. i put the frequency from 200 to 240 and multiplier to x12 (said in bios 2.8) but it wouldnt boot.
also i changed put it to default.. and i changed the frequency to 240 (everyhing else default) ... and it booted as 1.9ghz.


The cpu is cold now that im lookin its at 36c/96f
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post #23 of 44
Simple Answer: Yes, just look over some guides first.

More Complicated Answer: It would be worth looking into a new CPU becuase the one yo are using is a little oudated.
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if i put the frequency higher than 220.. windows doesnt boot up...
or as soon as it boots up it restarts...

should i turn the multiplier lower and higher the frequency ?
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I would go with a CPU upgrade and wait on the video card. The 7900GT is plenty good enough to play BF2 with.
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ok so have i reached the limit ??

if mulitiplier is on 12..
i cannot go higher than 220.

221, and windows doesnt boot.
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ok so have i reached the limit ??

if mulitiplier is on 12..
i cannot go higher than 220.

221, and windows doesnt boot.
Nick, sorry for the late response. Change your HT multiplier to 4x. That should bring your HT speed from 1100mhz down to about 880mhz. For S939 anything really above 1000-1080mhz and you'll start to see stability issues. I'm guessing that is your problem. Change the HT multiplier and keep the HTT at 220mhz and see how stable it is after that. How much vcore are you running so far on the 3800+? Your doing great so far!
Make sure also your memory frequency isn't above stock speeds. This may also cause stability issues. It's recommended that you place the memory on a divider for now until you've figured out what type of OC your wanting to run with your processor. We can adjust the memory later.

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my vcore is set to auto... 1.488 as its seen in the pix.

I remember i put the frequency on 220, and i put the multiplier on AUTO..
it booted at 1.9ghz speed.. and the HT was like 800-900 ?


so lower the multiplier and than higher the frequency ?

how high can i go on the frequency.. cause if a multiplier of 5 im probably gonna get like 1.6ghz speed
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and btw..
im thinkin of ordering this
what do u guys think

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Originally Posted by nickbunyun View Post
my vcore is set to auto... 1.488 as its seen in the pix.

I remember i put the frequency on 220, and i put the multiplier on AUTO..
it booted at 1.9ghz speed.. and the HT was like 800-900 ?


so lower the multiplier and than higher the frequency ?

how high can i go on the frequency.. cause if a multiplier of 5 im probably gonna get like 1.6ghz speed
Nick, the stock voltage for your 3800+ is 1.35 - 1.4volts.

I was referring to your HT(hypertransport) multiplier not the processor multiplier. If you change it to 4x then it should read 220mhz * 4x = 880mhz HT.

Let us know

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