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post #1 of 11
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Ok basically I will be running:

E8400
Blood iron
Buffalo firestyx D9's
700W ultra psu


I am wondering settings I will need to mess with to get a stable 3.8ghz. Other than vcore/ram voltage. I intend to watch vcore/temps and ram voltage closely. But I am wondering with a fsb at 475+ will I need to add voltage to the nb/sb..anything else that doesn't exist on an AMD? Also does the blood iron have the ability to unhook the ram from the fsb?
post #2 of 11
for a dual core you probly wont need to add much if any volts to the nb with my board im ran 460 with nb at 1.33. I thk for the e8400 you need to stay under 1.35 vcore to be safe.
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Agree with Bal3Wolf and you will easily be under 1.35 @ 3.8 on the E8400.
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first id try vcore at 1.3 ram at 1:1 or the 333/666 setting timing at 5 5 5 15 at 2.1 volt and then i would try to tighten teh ram and lower vcore. my blood iron did 450fsb on stock nb volts.
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I didn't see anything that said ram divider, mind you I had like 3 minutes to look over bios before my friend took his cpu back.
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I didn't see anything that said ram divider, mind you I had like 3 minutes to look over bios before my friend took his cpu back.
It might say something closer to "ratio".
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I didn't see anything that said ram divider, mind you I had like 3 minutes to look over bios before my friend took his cpu back.
its there trust me i had this board like 6 months ago
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post #8 of 11
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Yeah I know I started with a bit backward board but price was right and I have heard so much about it over the years.
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the blood iron is a good board i l most got another one.

i hit like 545 fsb which isnt bad
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post #10 of 11
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the blood iron is a good board i l most got another one.

i hit like 545 fsb which isnt bad
I heard that most hit a 525-550fsb limit, which even 525 will be plenty with the e8400's 8x multiplier.
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