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Currently I'm running my E7200 at 3.6ghz (400x9) at 1.184volts, FSb 1600 (FSB also +.1v) and have been running orthos for about 30mins with no errors. But my voltage seems incredibly low for this overclock... any tips or suggestions?
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Yeah, Prime95 it with 2 threads for 12 hours

http://mersenne.org/gimps/p95v256.zip
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post #3 of 18
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Originally Posted by AMD+nVidia View Post
Yeah, Prime95 it with 2 threads for 12 hours

http://mersenne.org/gimps/p95v256.zip
Yeppers - that should do it....
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post #4 of 18
when it dosent crash durung normal usages
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post #5 of 18
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Yeah, Prime95 it with 2 threads for 12 hours

http://mersenne.org/gimps/p95v256.zip
Prime 95 25.6 will stress all 4 cores.
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post #6 of 18
Depends what you are doing. Prime testing is great but here is no real way of testing the stablity of a overclocked CPU It's hope and error really. That why warrentys are void on some products when overclocked. It's just the risk we all take the search for the ulimate performance
post #7 of 18
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Originally Posted by Longer Shot View Post
Currently I'm running my E7200 at 3.6ghz (400x9) at 1.184volts, FSb 1600 (FSB also +.1v) and have been running orthos for about 30mins with no errors. But my voltage seems incredibly low for this overclock... any tips or suggestions?
I think I finally have mine stable.
E7200 3.6Ghz (375x9.5?) FSB +0.1 RAM + 0.2 GMCH + 0.2
Voltage was quite high for mine though; 2.6V
I've tried toying around with it, and can't get it stable under that.
Just curious, what's your batch number / ship date?
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post #8 of 18
2.6v??? You shouldn't even HAVE that as an option unless that's some other voltage setting. Them 45nm chips burn up past like 1.365v approx.
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post #9 of 18
Instant fry at 2.6,lol
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post #10 of 18
I think he means like 1.26 or something and wrote wrong
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