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i thought that was the NB VID voltage that went that high. I have a NB Voltage that goes to 1.40 max. I want to know how high to push that.
i've maxed out all my voltages... no luck OC'ing any higher
    
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Well so far I feel let down by the retail chip. After so easily overclocking that (ES) that I had this 940 BE is frustrating the crap out of me. Going from being able to bench at 4.0GHZ & 1.58 to not even being able to boot 4.0GHz @ 1.6 even is frustrating.......
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Well so far I feel let down by the retail chip. After so easily overclocking that (ES) that I had this 940 BE is frustrating the crap out of me. Going from being able to bench at 4.0GHZ & 1.58 to not even being able to boot 4.0GHz @ 1.6 even is frustrating.......
now you know how we feel

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Just installed a new mobo, ram, video card, and the 940. I'll see how the OC'ing goes when I set up my wcing loop back up tomorrow or whenever I get it up lol (imlazy).

Plus getting the loop around this new 4870 is gunna be a lot harder than my old 8600GT ... especially since I have a POS xion case..

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I haven't had time to read up since like the 49th page... been busy dealing with a move, and my database file is on a computer that isn't able to be hooked up for another day or two... hold tight all, I'll buckle down and update soon enough! I'm sure you all are getting good work and progress done, and keep up the good work!!
    
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I haven't had time to read up since like the 49th page... been busy dealing with a move, and my database file is on a computer that isn't able to be hooked up for another day or two... hold tight all, I'll buckle down and update soon enough! I'm sure you all are getting good work and progress done, and keep up the good work!!
Oneluv,

I thought this post was worthy for the original post in the thread.

Simon from AMD gave us a little insight on safe voltages for the Phenom II's.

See my post here.
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I am using 2.1.4 with a modded preferences. Go to where AOD is installed and open up the preferences xml file and where it says:

<MaximumVCoreEnabled>0</MaximumVCoreEnabled>

Make sure you have a 1 instead of a 0. If for some reason you get a bsod sometimes the preference xml file will reset itself. What I do is copy the preference file and place it somewhere that way if it resets itself i can just overwrite it instead of having to modify it.
Tnx! Was looking for that hack.couldn't find it.
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Well so far I feel let down by the retail chip. After so easily overclocking that (ES) that I had this 940 BE is frustrating the crap out of me. Going from being able to bench at 4.0GHZ & 1.58 to not even being able to boot 4.0GHz @ 1.6 even is frustrating.......
Mine was the same.. But when I added .75+ to both NB-VID and NB it worked at 1.575 @3.8... (231*16.5)..

Sorry to hear about your 945
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Oneluv,

I thought this post was worthy for the original post in the thread.

Simon from AMD gave us a little insight on safe voltages for the Phenom II's.

See my post here.
I dont know if he gave us safe voltages considering most of us are already around or over the 1.5 mark. Nice to know that someone from AMD is on this forum.
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Tnx! Was looking for that hack.couldn't find it.
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Thxs. Just out of curiosity what are your 3dmarks look like at 3.9 and with the x2?
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