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This thread is dedicated to me overclocking my P4 540, my overall goal is to get to 5GHz, knowing that im most likely going too hit a FSB wall before i get there i push forward *JaKe*

EDIT: This chip is supposed to have hit 6+GHz before, not mine but the 540.
Edited by dcshoejake - 12/22/08 at 9:27am
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*yawn* well that didnt take much voltage, i prolly could get there from less but eh.. *JaKe*
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sweet ive got a P4 Prescott Running At 3.6GHz wont go any higher though! good luck with it!
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Oh goodness, i need help.. Speedfan and hwmonitor both say that my CPU just hit 117C, i touched my TRUE and its pretty cold..coretemp doesnt work, uuh.. i need temp telling device ploX.. *JaKe*
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what like a temp sensor to stick on the back of the plate?
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no like a program, seems to be that the sensor on this chip is gone bust, hw monitor also told me that my chip had spiked to 2.1v, i've heard of this happening before, its a fault.. *JaKe*

EDIT: heres a pic for great justice

Edited by dcshoejake - 12/22/08 at 8:42am
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It's just a busted temp monitor... Common on P4s.
Go old school and just touch test

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It would switch off at 117C.
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Oh goodness, i need help.. Speedfan and hwmonitor both say that my CPU just hit 117C, i touched my TRUE and its pretty cold..coretemp doesnt work, uuh.. i need temp telling device ploX.. *JaKe*
It's impossible. RealTemp and Everest would be a better temperature monitors.
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It would switch off at 117C.
Lol, i pulled it out of the wall @ 117C

On another note..imma take a shower, then see where im gonna go next from there, any requests? *JaKe*
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