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I OC'ed my 2.0GHz 2180 to 3.0GHz and I was wondering if it would go any higher with my board...
http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=373312
That's the link to the settings on it right now.
post #2 of 14
3.2 to 3.6 is doable but i heard that 2180 will need high vcore once you get more than 3.2, whatch your temps

thx
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The newer e2180's aren't supposed to be as good for OC'ing. The one I just got hits an FSB wall right above 3.0Ghz, and to get it over the wall requires almost 1.5v, so it's not worth it for me. IMO, 3.0ghz is a great OC for a chip that runs stock at 2.0. Anytime you get a 1Ghz or more overclock is great in my mind. Definitely shoot for more though.
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mine is a new 2810 and after 3.2 i need about 1.5V
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Originally Posted by nolimits882000 View Post
I OC'ed my 2.0GHz 2180 to 3.0GHz and I was wondering if it would go any higher with my board...
http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=373312
That's the link to the settings on it right now.
what vcore ar you running now? what are your load temps, idel and ambient? (ambient has a lot to deal with your temps, so let me know and it can help a lot)


I like to brag: I can get my chip to run @ 3.0GHZ with stock vcore (vid of 1.3125) and i can run
333*10 @ 1.45v
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i'd leave it at 3ghz... it's not worth it to force 1.475V+ etc into your chip

that said, i'll be taking my '60 from 3 to 3.2 when i go back to uni, but if i can't i'll call it quits... Not like it can't handle anything i throw at it at 3 ghz anyways.
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Yea, the newer ones aren't as good as some of the older ones.

3.0GHz is still a good oc on it. I was only able to get to 3.6GHz with 1.45vcore, 3.8GHz was untouchable, no matter what vcore I gave it.

But one thing you can do for better performance is lower the multi and raise the fsb. You can get some nice gains on it that way. I run mine at 450MHzX8 now.
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I kept my E2180 at 3.0GHz during its lifetime since anything over 3.0GHz needed a huge increase in voltage. I like my overclocks to have a good voltage/clockspeed ratio, which is one reason why I'm running my E6600 at only 3.4GHz.
 
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Basically, my VID is 1.2875, my vCore is @ 1.312V right now, slightly higher from the 1.28V it was before. Idle temps are about 28 C and load @ around 50 C. 50 looks a little high to me though. Anyone have any clues? b4 OC, it was 22 idle and around 36 -37 load.
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73C is the chips limit , so 50C is fine
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