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Well, I can't have my RAM operating at over 900mhz even with a 0.2 Voltage increase, should I try to go higher? It's at 2.0 right now. and if I can't have it running at 900+mhz stable then it has to run at 7xx.

If I have the RAM at 9xx+ it gives me errors during the first 10 minutes of OCCT. When it's lowered, (533 instead of 667) Everything runs smoothly.


Oh I see, thanks for clarifying that. For some reason I think HTT is referring to the Hyper Transport Speed.
My gskill ram that i have has to run at 2.1 volts to do anything over 800 it is pc8500 and its designed for 2.1 @ 1066 i would imagine the actual chips are fairly similar give 2.1v a try but i wouldnt push it past that.
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AIpha, what model G.Skill memory do you have? Your memory may not necessarily need more voltage. It could just be that your memory isn't capable of running at those speeds.

Good luck
G. Skill RAM@newegg

When my cpu clock is lower(3.2GHz) I can run it at 936mhz at stock speeds. So I'm wondering if that's really the problem...if I try 936mhz it won't even boot now. Which was the case before I added to the voltage. It boots up, just fails the OCCT test. With no voltage added, it doesn't even boot up to Windows.(at that speed with no voltage added.)
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G. Skill RAM@newegg

When my cpu clock is lower(3.2GHz) I can run it at 936mhz at stock speeds. So I'm wondering if that's really the problem...if I try 936mhz it won't even boot now. Which was the case before I added to the voltage. It boots up, just fails the OCCT test. With no voltage added, it doesn't even boot up to Windows.(at that speed with no voltage added.)
Did you try losing up the timings a bit?
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Yeah, Although before they could do 5-5-5-13. I changed it to 5-5-5-15(stock). I'll mess with it more when I get home maybe...depends on how I'm feeling. I may just jump back down to 3.2 or 3.5. I hear that having a vcore of 1.52 24/7 is bad for the chip. I want this to last around 2-3 years. Anyone have thoughts on this?

When I get home I'll try changing the timings to 7-7-7-20 and seeing if that does anything. If it runs better I'll try to tighten them up and continue to mess with it. However if not, I'll just leave it at the lower cas setting. with the 7xx mhz setting.
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AIpha, are you able to remove the heatspreaders from one of the DIMMs to check what type of IC's they are? Let us know if it's Micron D9HNL or Powerchip. From what I read on the internet, the Micron D9HNL IC's seem to max out near 450Mhz with 2.2volts.

In regards to your Vcore question, yes over time that high of voltage could lead to a lower life time of the processor. This is commonly known as "electromigration". If you're staying with aircooling then I would recommend backing down the Vcore. Try to go with a OC that is sort of in the middle. Perhaps clock your processor at or around 3600Mhz with also a slightly high memory OC? See if you can keep your Vcore around 1.45volts.

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AIpha, are you able to remove the heatspreaders from one of the DIMMs to check what type of IC's they are? Let us know if it's Micron D9HNL or Powerchip. From what I read on the internet, the Micron D9HNL IC's seem to max out near 450Mhz with 2.2volts.

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Good luck
Yeah probably. Although I think that voids the warranty, am I correct in that assumption? Alright, I'll try maybe 3.5/3.6 for a 24/7 use. 3.8 higher for benchmarking and stuff. What would you say would be the safest and best voltage to use for 24/7? Just under the 1.5 vcore limit?
Edited by AIpha - 4/21/09 at 2:03pm
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3.51ghz is my happy spot for a 24/7 overclock. My processor maxes out at 3650mhz with the current cooling.
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3.51ghz is my happy spot for a 24/7 overclock. My processor maxes out at 3650mhz with the current cooling.
Is it me or does the Phenom 920 seem to have the ability to get higher clocks? Most I've seen have generally had higher clocks but I haven't really looked at the world record database for the 940's. Most people I see here though have like 3.2~3.6. A few 3.7's. At least from what I've seen, I haven't like studied it though. lol
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Perhaps so:

Got my friend's 920 to 3570mhz on an Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe (AM2)

Settings:
vcore: 1.45v in BIOS, 1.47v load in CPU-Z
Bus: 255mhz
Memory: 680mhz @ 3-3-3-8-16 and 2.225v (default is 2.200v)
Multi: 14x
HT: 4x

Dunno the stepping...solid chip
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Yeah probably. Although I think that voids the warranty, am I correct in that assumption? Alright, I'll try maybe 3.5/3.6 for a 24/7 use. 3.8 higher for benchmarking and stuff. What would you say would be the safest and best voltage to use for 24/7? Just under the 1.5 vcore limit?
AIpha, that is correct. As far as I know removing the heat spreader will void your warranty.

For 24/7 use I would say anything below 1.5volts would be fine. Make sure your case has sufficient cooling and that your room ambient temperatures are decent. Heat can play a big toll on electronics after a while. Mind you by the time something fails you'll probably already be upgrading to something new.

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