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Well i'm stuck trying to push my cpu more i have my e6550 at 481 with the x7 multiplier @ 1.325v on a p35-ds3l, everytime i 500fsbx7 it crashes, i've spent around 1 hour testing all the listed voltages on the motherboard, could it possibly be my ram? clocks are 5-6-6-22 with a 1:1 ratio, do you think i can get higher speeds if i change the clocks on my ram? if so , to what?
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post #2 of 14
Drop the multi down to 6x and run memtest with a 500Mhz FSB to check if it's your RAM making it unstable.
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won't even boot at 500x6
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post #4 of 14
Hmm. Then Try 400Mhz FSB, 8x multiplier, the RAM at 1:2.5 and their current timings. Try to boot that and run memtest. I think your CPU doesn't like a 6x multiplier.

I'm just want you to check if your RAM can hit 1000Mhz at their current timings. If they can't, you'll have to try to loosen the timings or get new RAM to run 500x8 1:1.
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post #5 of 14
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my cpu only goes to 7mulitplier
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post #6 of 14
wow, if you tested all the voltages, including the cpu, mobo and ram voltage and still cant get it stable, id say you hit an fsb wall, considering heat isnt a problem... is it?

3.4 is a pretty good OC. you are really pushin this chip running a bus speed of 481.

how stable are you at 3.4? if it truly isnt stable at 3.4, you probably wont get more out of that chip.
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post #7 of 14
be happy with 3.4 thats pretty impressive for that chip
    
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post #8 of 14
It might be the fact you're running with four 1GB sticks... try pulling two of them and see if that allows you to go higher.
    
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
It might be the fact you're running with four 1GB sticks... try pulling two of them and see if that allows you to go higher.
Or try upping the NB voltage.

I'm still pretty sure that it's because your RAM isn't stable at 1000Mhz with those timings.
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post #10 of 14
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@3.4ghz it's not as stable as my 3.8ghz oc, i'll try what chozart said now so i'll brb in like 3minutes
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