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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by Kopi View Post
Need some CPU voltage, maybe some northbridge/FSB voltage too.

Whats your Vcore now? Add +0.025...so if you're at 1.25 try 1.275, or 1.3v or something along those lines.
I'm at stock now. But i don't know how to up it!!!!
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post #12 of 24
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I'm at stock now. But i don't know how to up it!!!!
Press ctrl+f1 in the main menu of the bios, only once and you will see it kind of flash, and this will unlock the ability to change your voltages and ram timings.

Also, here is the official thread for our board:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...3l-thread.html
Edited by bioniccrackmonk - 6/24/08 at 2:54pm
post #13 of 24
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Sweet bionicwhatchamacollit. I'm now up to 3.7Ghz and running orthos when before i got a BSOD before windows even loaded.

Rep+!
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Sweet bionicwhatchamacollit. I'm now up to 3.7Ghz and running orthos when before i got a BSOD before windows even loaded.

Rep+!
Thanks for the rep, just make sure you don't take your CPU volts higher than 1.3625, as that is when the burn in begins and it will slowly damage your CPU. Good luck to you in overclocking!!!
post #15 of 24
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Yeah, i'm as high as i'm gonna go right now. I tried to put it up to 3.8 but Windows doesn't boot. It gets past the little animation thing (where it just has the little loading bar thing) and then the screen just stays black.
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post #16 of 24
Several other voltages will help you overclock higher. First you should manually set your RAM voltage. Default DDR2 voltage is usually 1.8 and if yours needs more than that might be why you get BSOD. Also raise your Northbridge(Might be called MCH or MCP instead).
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post #17 of 24
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sorry to hijack the thread but my cpu wont boot with an oc if i force a voltage on it through the bios, its using 1.264v right now
SilverBullet, try setting your BIOS like this except set CPU voltage to 1.36CPU PLL to 1.5 and NB to 1.49.
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post #18 of 24
^^
wont go over 3.8ghz (475x8) and wont boot if i force volts on it, but everything else you listed has made 3.8 a stable oc

thanks! +rep
post #19 of 24
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Alright, my RAM is rated for 2.2V, so should i up it to that?
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Alright, my RAM is rated for 2.2V, so should i up it to that?
The best thing to do is find your best CPU overclock first, then OC the RAM. If your RAM can pass a memory test at your current overclock, then there is no need to add voltage.
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