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Here you go Marsey, some encouragement.
no wonder the little guy is walking like jon wayne

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Another thing I have noticed for balls to the walls max oc the easiest way I can do it is set all voltages to auto except vcore, vmch, vdimm (and associated vdimm reference voltages).

This is just for benching and stuff as it will run a few voltages a little to high for 24.7 but (just IMHO) it doesnt seem to really hurt anything for short runs.

The ram may be a big issue as well. Ive still got some old ballistics that I use for benching and stuff, they have done 683mhz at 5-5-4-10 for me 2.42vdimm for short runs.

Still if your sig is all the hardware you have be careful as it sucks when you fry something playing around and have to wait on ordering new stuff lol (ask me how I know)
i will give that a go, but tbh im not overly keen on letting the bios set my voltages

go on, how much have you fried
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post #9892 of 21187
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i will give that a go, but tbh im not overly keen on letting the bios set my voltages

go on, how much have you fried
LOL I try not to think about it too much.

Allthough the worst wasnt even ocing. I had just gotten a brand new 6800gt (agp) and the first day of it being installed I had a loose power connecter in my case (the ones with the pins that stick out, male end) that fell down on my card and shorted it out. A loud pop, some smoke, a few sparks and a blank screen. Nice big burn mark on the top of the card. Poor thing didnt even last 24 hours.
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i think iv done alrite you know, in about 4 or 5 years of tweaking all i have damaged has been 2 mobos. 1 when i didnt put the nb heatsink back on right and left it running for days without propper cooling and another which i overheated with a 8800gtx and after that it was just unstable, some days it would run great, other constant blue screens.

if that was wneh they were new i bet that 68gt left a hole in the wallet
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Yeah it was right after they came out.

Ive lost a couple of mobos, a couple of cpu's (never due to heat though), several sticks of ram, two power supplies, 1 water cooling pump, 2 video cards ...... think thats about it. Not to bad for the last 6 or 7 years I guess.
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Yeah it was right after they came out.

Ive lost a couple of mobos, a couple of cpu's (never due to heat though), several sticks of ram, two power supplies, 1 water cooling pump, 2 video cards ...... think thats about it. Not to bad for the last 6 or 7 years I guess.
Did you have a water loop on the EP45, and if so did you have a NB block?
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the way i see it, i know the risks of what i do so if it does go tits up there is only me to blame and as such i do try too air on the side of caution but will push the boundrys for the odd bench run

i have had a few bits doa but i dont count them as i didnt do it but all in all i think ive done ok.

im thinking about doing a volt mod on my 88gts next its been a while since i did any soldering but i was ok last time i did and i think with my quad runing near the max im happy with it and that with a little more juice to the vram and core i might get some nice numbers as it clocks great for a 8800 a it is

wont be doing it till i get a new gpu tho as i dont have a backup for that right now with out removing one from another working machine.
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Did you have a water loop on the EP45, and if so did you have a NB block?
No on the ep45 Ive allways had stock cooling with replaced tim on the NB and mine had push pins on the mosfets so I replaced those with bolts to ensure good contact.

For a long time I ran the Extreme spirit II on it and that did really well.

Never thought water would help on the p45 but now that Ive done some more benching with it I think water would be a good idea. At high fsb with 1.45vmch it gets pretty toasty even with a fan on it.
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I've been trying to Tweak for about 1 or 2 months, maybe 3, and everytime I come here, its like if you were all speaking Chinese, but damm I learn so much everyday. The first month I was copying some others settings, now Im learning every little thing (but I'm far from even the basic things), I need to get as good as you.

Today I started to use Prime95, after 3 minutes, I had 2 fatal errors on the first 2 tests and I stopped, I was just exploring that program. I need to know why the fatal errors happenned.
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What were you testing? Small FFTs or Blend?
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I openned the application and did the default test, Yes it was blend. But as I said, I was just looking at what prime95 looks like.
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