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I'm stuck at 3.0ghz... If I go to 3.1, then windows BSODs before it loads. I'm happy with 3.0, but why is this? My temps are okay right now (idle ~30, load ~45).
    
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Maybe you hit a wall?
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if you haven't already, increase the voltage a little and you should get higher speeds
    
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Maybe you hit a wall?
Maybe... I'll try 3.2 and see what happens

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if you haven't already, increase the voltage a little and you should get higher speeds
I'm already at 1.44v. Do you think I should bump it up higher?
    
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post #5 of 19
Just try to keep it under 1.5v
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I'm not familiar with AMD boards but if you have a fsb and/or mch voltage, try increasing those .1 or .2 volts.
    
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what are your FSB, cpu multi and HTT mult set at right now?
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I'm already at 1.44v. Do you think I should bump it up higher?
.... it's a good possibility.... I had to increase mine to 1.47v in order to make much progress over 3.1.... and I've run it up to 1.52v with no problems.

Also, as logan asked, what are your other settings?
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Agreed, put a little more juice to it. I have run mine as high as 1.56. Just keep eye on temps
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Are you OCing your RAM at the same time?

If so, might want to look into fixing RAM first
    
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