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I was waiting for Gyro to explain it since he asked for his help...
N2Gaming, sometimes I can't resist helping hehe. All though if Gyro does provide assistance that would be awesome. The more responses the better
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N2Gaming, sometimes I can't resist helping hehe. All though if Gyro does provide assistance that would be awesome. The more responses the better
Yeah generally the more help the better but in this case I was gonna take a back seat to allow other members to partake. After all, I'm not an all knowing guru. I like to allow others to share their wealth of knowledge.
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After all, I'm not an all knowing guru.
N2Gaming, ditto all though sometimes I wish I was
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me too.
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Mmkay just skimming the topic I can see a good number of you have Phenom II's, so I'm curious to ask... have you guys had any problems overclocking the chip? I got 3.3ghz stable with no voltage adjustment and 3.5ghz with 1.425v voltage. However anyway I slice it I can't seem to get 3.7ghz stable with Prime. It seems to fail a worker# within a minute with no signs of having stability from 1.425 up to 1.485v. Which I would think it would at least show some signs with that kind of voltage.

Any ideas what the problem might be? Could I just need that much more voltage for a minor step up in overclock? Or should I try dropping the HT multi and raising FSB? Is there some other voltage regulator I should be focusing on?

Any help would be much appreciated.
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I sure wish I had tow x4 940's or better yet a newer x4 965 so that I could play more w/this M2N32 and overclocking my x4 940 BE on this mobo. I am still scared to try to overclock to much on this mobo w/the Ph II. After killing one mobo I'm just not wanting to repeat my RMA efforts. ASUS RMA's seem to take forever but in the end they always take care of me.

To answer your question fossile. I don't really know why but I can speculate as to why you are reaching a wall at 3.5GHz. The word on the street is these X4 940 chips like hight NB link spd's and these mobo's are not capable of the spd's they like. Another thing that may or may not be a factor is CPU heat. What are your load temps when at 3.7GHz? 60C is the limit on these chips. I'm also wodering if the NB voltage is not working correctly on the chips. They do seem to run about 10C hotter in these mobo's then they do in most other mobo's built to support the x4 940.
Edited by N2Gaming - 10/11/09 at 12:26pm
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I wish I had a "mobo" that is identified on my computer
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I wish I had a "mobo" that is identified on my computer
I see your a stalker

hey all bluewind needs help Link to his help thread.
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Dear Gyro,

Well all seems to have settled down, sorry for the delay been in hospital. no more faulse startups, could it be because I took the 2032 battery out for replacement at the same time I changed the CPU. anyway the 955 has settled at 16x.

If I take this slowly, What would be my next step for overclocking?

Kingfisher.
Kingfisher, so you are saying that the cpu is working normally now without the work around by bigjohn,or did you get it working with the work around?
Great news either way
As far as your next step I would suggest you read this guide;http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...ocket-am2.html.Just replace the orthos test with prime 95 and your good to go.
It is an am2 guide but basics are relevent to our board.

Good luck and stay healthy.

Gyro

ps; you don't have to call me dear


Thinker,N2Gaming, I'm not that smart I just now which thread to point to so they can help them selves help them selves
And feel free to jump in at any time, this is a club so "NO ONE OC'S ALONE"

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I sure wish I had tow x4 940's or better yet a newer x4 965 so that I could play more w/this M2N32 and overclocking my x4 940 BE on this mobo. I am still scared to try to overclock to much on this mobo w/the Ph II. After killing one mobo I'm just not wanting to repeat my RMA efforts. ASUS RMA's seem to take forever but in the end they always take care of me.

To answer your question fossile. I don't really know why but I can speculate as to why you are reaching a wall at 3.5GHz. The word on the street is these X4 940 chips like hight NB link spd's and these mobo's are not capable of the spd's they like. Another thing that may or may not be a factor is CPU heat. What are your load temps when at 3.7GHz? 60C is the limit on these chips. I'm also wodering if the NB voltage is not working correctly on the chips. They do seem to run about 10C hotter in these mobo's then they do in most other mobo's built to support the x4 940.
Yeah it is too bad NB link is something we can't control on this mobo. It does sound like that could very well be the problem and it's too bad.

And nah heat isn't the problem. My Dark Knight is in a push/pull with tape mod and at 3.5ghz stable it never pushes past 50c. But I normally just leave my CPU at 3.3ghz so I don't have to raise the voltage. So my temps stay lower with a free overclock.
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