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Good evening fellas.

I have a question for you guys.

From 3.8GHz I of course would like to try 3.9 GHz with the same voltages of possible.

Problem is, I'm failing Prime95 with rounding errors the ".05 should be .04" or whatever it says.

No freeze or bsod, so I'm wondering would this by my MCH needing more juice?

Here's my crazy testing method:

See if I post;
If I post see if Windows loads;
If Windows loads and Fire Fox doesn't crash (it will sometimes);
Load COD4 and join a full server for a game (if I don't get an application exception error which I sometimes will);
Run Prime95.

I'm just wondering; how do you guys figure it's time for more vcore as opposed to more MCH or vice a versa?
You test in small fft to determine V-core and term. Get stable there. Keep those settings. Then test in blend to see how much the settings for North Bridge (MCH)need to be tweaked.
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its probly the cpu needing more vcore if your in windows the mcr is probly fine. Might run a memtest to make sure tho.
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its probly the cpu needing more vcore if your in windows the mcr is probly fine. Might run a memtest to make sure tho.
I've passed memtest at my rams current speeds--just 20MHz above stock. That's a good point though.
 
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You test in small fft to determine V-core and term. Get stable there. Keep those settings. Then test in blend to see how much the settings for North Bridge (MCH)need to be tweaked.
That's what I was looking for. Figuring how to isolate my vcore/term from my MCH...teh noob couldn't quite grasp that simple concept .

Well, 3.9 was a no go, bsod after lod screen. 3.85 now and I'm going to run small ffts.

Thanks.
 
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Just finished my build, and I'm diggin it. Powered on, went to bios, reboot to windoze.... 4.32 @ 9 x 480. Smoked my old P5K right out of the box.
Can't wait to get the hang of this bios. I got a lot of help by reading this thread and I must say thanks to everyone who has posted.
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Just finished my build, and I'm diggin it. Powered on, went to bios, reboot to windoze.... 4.32 @ 9 x 480. Smoked my old P5K right out of the box.
Can't wait to get the hang of this bios. I got a lot of help by reading this thread and I must say thanks to everyone who has posted.
Folks on this thread are awesome bro.

Lot of bios settings in sigs you can try and whatnot.

Enjoy that beast of a board.
 
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Does my P45 Extreme clock as good as the UD3?

By looking at it seems I have an inferior board

Also what temperature should I be looking at on the MCH when overclocked?
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Anyone seen Zippit lately?
i haz not.
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Does my P45 Extreme clock as good as the UD3?

By looking at it seems I have an inferior board

Also what temperature should I be looking at on the MCH when overclocked?
It should clock just as good.
Not sure about your board but there is no temp. probe for the MCH. There is a probe near the ICH.
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It should clock just as good.
Not sure about your board but there is no temp. probe for the MCH. There is a probe near the ICH.
Everest shows my MCH temp and so does BIOS
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