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Well so far I got my 940 to 3.9 GHZ but I don't know what my temps are. AOD Doesn't show any temp for my Cores, and Everest only reports Temp CPU as 41 Degrees.
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VDD voltage in auto for the win. I played around with it and auto had the best results.


Drin: Just out of curosity what are you buying or doing that can get you above 4.0ghz?

I am hoping the thermal paste has finally set in today so I can OC tonight.
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Originally Posted by SeigiSama View Post
Well so far I got my 940 to 3.9 GHZ but I don't know what my temps are. AOD Doesn't show any temp for my Cores, and Everest only reports Temp CPU as 41 Degrees.
What version of AOD are you using? 2.1.4 is the best.
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I'm not alone!!!!!!!!! yay!!!!!! haha

will post up some tests I run tonight and see if I can further prove Drins theory..
Will be curious about that...as when my temps can pass 53 no seat, even hit 58 load when on 3.9GHz
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VDD voltage in auto for the win. I played around with it and auto had the best results.


Drin: Just out of curosity what are you buying or doing that can get you above 4.0ghz?

I am hoping the thermal paste has finally set in today so I can OC tonight.
Well, technically I might not have to even buy anything new to hit 4.0ghz, I never went above 1.56v and my temps still had headroom. However I just killed off my fans before I could test anymore, and so I couldn't keep my system properly cooled. Was going to replace them with some Ultrakazes @ 133CFM, whereas I was using a slipstream on my noctua. Also planning to lap the cpu, the heatsink, replace the stock NB cooler on my mb.

However, considering the ASUS M3A32-MVP now has a new bios, maybe I won't even need all of that . Of course it could turn out to be worse, but I thought asus was going to give up on the board, glad they proved me wrong. Can't wait to try it out!

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Will be curious about that...as when my temps can pass 53 no seat, even hit 58 load when on 3.9GHz
Well it's not a hard limit, sorry if I was not clear. My cpu can obviously pass 52-53 degrees without crashing, however the point of my theory was that for the voltages I was supplying to my chip, going above 52 degrees seemed to cause instability when under stress testing. If that theory holds true, I assume that if I pump the vcore up a bit more it won't matter if I exceed 52 degrees @ 3.9ghz, as the stability that comes with more voltage would outweigh the potential increase in temperatures. That is unless of course I still need more voltage to be stable at that frequency, for that given temperature.


Edit: Ugh I meant to be stable for that given temperature, not clock speed. I'm so tired i'm even contradicting myself, and making little to no sense! And Xenomoph that is good to hear, I might even try to replicate the particular settings you used to hit 3.9ghz, and see what my temps are like. However, given the nature of overclocking and our different components, I probably wont even be stable at all if I try the ones that work for your setup in mine.
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Will be curious about that...as when my temps can pass 53 no seat, even hit 58 load when on 3.9GHz
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Well it's not a hard limit, sorry if I was not clear. My cpu can obviously pass 52-53 degrees without crashing, however the point of my theory was that for the voltages I was supplying to my chip, going above 52 degrees seemed to cause instability when under stress testing.
It would be interesting to know if you guys(including gsk3rd) are running the same stepping. All three of you guys are running 940's

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Drin there is a New BIOS out for the M3A32-MVP Deluxe......1502

ASUS M3A32-MVP_DELUXE 1502 Beta Bios -----ftp://ftp.asus.com.tw/pub/asus/mb/socketAM2/M3A32-MVP_DELUXE/1502.zip

01. Fix Problem that CrashFree function may fail when use certain CPU.
02. Support new CPUs. Please refer to our website at: http://support.asus.com/cpusupport/cpusupport.aspx


ASUS M3A32-MVP_DELUXE WIFI 1502 Beta Bios ----ftp://ftp.asus.com.tw/pub/asus/mb/socketAM2/M3A32-MVP_DELUXE_WIFI/1502.zip

01. Fix Problem that CrashFree function may fail when use certain CPU.
02. Support new CPUs. Please refer to our website at: http://support.asus.com/cpusupport/cpusupport.aspx
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Yeah I saw the post over at XS as well, I can't wait to try it out! The major differences seem to be only for the new cpu's, but it might be more stable overall. Of course, it might actually be worse, but you'll never know until you try it out.

You should try it out as well, and see if it made any difference!
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What version of AOD are you using? 2.1.4 is the best.
2.1.4 Thinks my CPU's are running 127Degrees Celcius. AT least it reports my system memory as 1066 (533MHZ) and not 240Mhz <.<
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I've hit a wall @ 3.6GHz. My system crashes with bsods at anything higher. Mostly pagefaults. Do you guys think it could be my RAM?
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