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Here are my settings:

FSB QDR: 1333
FSB DDR: 800
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Memory timing settings: 4-4-4-12 2T

CPU Multiplier: 9
LDT Freq: 5X

Everything on the overclocker page disabled: Speedstep etc

Vcore Voltage: 1.2v
Memory Voltage: 2.200v
1.2HT Voltage: 1.35v
NB: 1.4v
SB: 1/55v
CPU VTT: 1.4v

The rest on auto.

My GPU temp seems high, it's at 67c when I'm idle which is not to far from 70c which is the max safe temp.

1) Is there a way to lower the temp for my cpu?

2) Do my settings for everything else look sensible? or is there anything you would personaly change?

I did have a few freezes today but when I run Othos it can run for hours. I don't know what to do here. I can run at 3.2Ghz with a CPU temp of 48C but when I overload the cpu it rises to just below 60 and 62c. So I am going to stick to 3.0Ghz seeing as its not a big big difference.

3) Is it normal for orthos to run for hours but still have freeze outs? The last one happened when I had a few IE browser windows open then I went on youtube.

At idle with my current settings my temp is between 42c and 44c with the cpu at full load it adds like 10c to 12c.

Any advice will be much appreciated.
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post #2 of 5
You may want to try reseating the heatsink, checking airflow in your case, all that fancy stuff.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
You may want to try reseating the heatsink, checking airflow in your case, all that fancy stuff.
Done that already.. and reapplied the thermal paste. Also checked out the floor rearranged the inside of my case.
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Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 (3.0Ghz 1.2v) Asus Striker Extreme ASUS EN7600 GS ATA 1GB DDR2 800 x 4 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB Seagate X 2, WD 300GB, Fujitsu 120GB Lite-On Combo Drive Windows XP Professional Acer 22Inch TFT / Dell 15 Inch TFT 
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Apple Keyboard (Wired) Tagan TG-500-U35 Easycon XL (500W) Antec P180 Apple Mighty Mouse 
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Anyone have any opinions about my settings? After a few more freezes I've upped the VCore voltage to 1.25v
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500GB Seagate X 2, WD 300GB, Fujitsu 120GB Lite-On Combo Drive Windows XP Professional Acer 22Inch TFT / Dell 15 Inch TFT 
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Apple Keyboard (Wired) Tagan TG-500-U35 Easycon XL (500W) Antec P180 Apple Mighty Mouse 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB Seagate X 2, WD 300GB, Fujitsu 120GB Lite-On Combo Drive Windows XP Professional Acer 22Inch TFT / Dell 15 Inch TFT 
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post #5 of 5
no one has a majical cure,trial and error, everyone has diff suggestions,just make sure you use core temp and watch temps.
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ACER 23 LED,LCD labtecc- keyless key board ocz 700 watt STEALTH X STEAM RAIDMAX DIRKTOOTH: "SMILODON" 
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