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heres a question. whats with the 4 cores in OCCT?
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heres a question. whats with the 4 cores in OCCT?
2 core, then NB, I forget what the 4th one is set to, might be GPU but it wouldn't make sense to me thats higher than my load temp.
    
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2 core, then NB, I forget what the 4th one is set to, might be GPU but it wouldn't make sense to me thats higher than my load temp.
which one in that list is the NB?
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Nice, i'm planning on going to 3.8GHz with my E8400.
4.0GHz is a bit extreme, and I might damage the chip if I do that...
    
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I gave up on 4Ghz cause my ram I belieave isn't liking being overclocked and I think it's cause I got a batch of ram with the new chips that are crap. 3.8Ghz so far stable.
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I gave up on 4Ghz cause my ram I belieave isn't liking being overclocked and I think it's cause I got a batch of ram with the new chips that are crap. 3.8Ghz so far stable.
I was in the same boat as you. It was the Ballistix that was holding me back. Sold em, and bought some dominator, and here I am at 4.0.


NB is the third one on my list.
    
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I mean which one in the drop down menu?
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post #18 of 30
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I mean which one in the drop down menu?
Oh. Well, I use Everest as my temp reader, so it might be different for you, but on mine it just says NB.
    
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I was in the same boat as you. It was the Ballistix that was holding me back. Sold em, and bought some dominator, and here I am at 4.0.


NB is the third one on my list.
yea I think my patriots are holding me back too. I thought that ballistix were top o the line why were they holding you back ya think?
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Could you perhaps give me details on your voltages in your bios screen please.
Like what is your vcore, nb volts, pll, fsbt ????
did any of those BIOS settings help you any echelon?
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