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I made it to 3.4GHz!

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=784630

But my ultimate goal is... 4GHz!

I think I'm being too cautious. I check the temps so often. Maybe that's a good thing. Temp is hovering around 37c as I type this.

Now how do I change the vcore? It is stuck on auto and is greyed out, along with the other voltage settings, except for DRAM and NB.
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post #1172 of 9641
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REP from me thanks for that..**** his voltage is soo low for 3.8 i wonder whats making my system unstable
That voltage is the difference between 32 bit and 64 bit. On stock volts I can get between 3800 and 3900 with 32 bit. On 64 bit it's 1.5+ to be stable on 3900 and that is on water.
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I made it to 3.4GHz!

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=784630

But my ultimate goal is... 4GHz!

I think I'm being too cautious. I check the temps so often. Maybe that's a good thing. Temp is hovering around 37c as I type this.

Now how do I change the vcore? It is stuck on auto and is greyed out, along with the other voltage settings, except for DRAM and NB.
Good job, buddy!
You should be able to get close to 3.8Ghz by just increasing your volts some. Keep an eye on temps at load when increasing volts, and as long as you stay under 60c (limit is 62c, but they can be a bit buggy over 56c when o/c'ed) you'll be just fine.

Keep us posted as to how you do.

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So i might not have got a bum chip then..just using the wrong OS. I wonder if there is a way to get rid of my 965 when the C3 steppings come out. That should help us 64bit folks alot...so they say
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You won't make it to 2000 on your ram. The IMC is the limiting factor for that. I would bet the best you could do for 24/7 use would be around 1800 max and that is usually where the IMC starts becoming unstable. I have seen a little over 1900 during a bench session (not mine but screenshots of someone else) but I have yet to see 2000.
Yeah, I'm thinking you're right - I had to back down to 210 FSB and slightly under 3.8.

Gonna turn the EC1 off after reading recent post about it.

Have to clean my rad/water - then I'm gonna try upping everything again. You guys all thinking keep HT at 2000? I'm at over 2100 now and 2300 on NB.

What if I lower the HT to 2000 and up the NB to 2600 - think that will help too? I think all my voltages are fine now - at lunch my system has been fine - running 95% usage on BOINC no crashed in 16 plus hours (62C reading)..

Note I have an unlocked 550BE - so the temperature sensors are all messed anyways...I'm living by the seat of my pants with this chip (which is insanely awesome btw!!!)

Also - do you guys use any of those extra volt tweaks in the memory settings (seems to give it more juice when needed)...

We absolutely do need a complete BIOS post/thread attached to this... damn thing is huge with SOOOOO many options..
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just doing my first build wondered if anyone can help. from my antec 902 I have a ac97 cable but unsure where on the gd70 board to goes??/ also the hd audio cable.... thanks guys
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I cant even get my system port post on anything over 2400nb, no matter the bios.
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post #1178 of 9641
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Good job, buddy!
You should be able to get close to 3.8Ghz by just increasing your volts some. Keep an eye on temps at load when increasing volts, and as long as you stay under 60c (limit is 62c, but they can be a bit buggy over 56c when o/c'ed) you'll be just fine.

Keep us posted as to how you do.

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Thanks for the tips. How do I change the volts in the bios? Mine is stuck on 'auto' and I can't change it.
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I cant even get my system port post on anything over 2400nb, no matter the bios.
Did you bump CPU-NB voltage? If not do so. 1.30-1.45V is fine.

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Thanks for the tips. How do I change the volts in the bios? Mine is stuck on 'auto' and I can't change it.
Use "+" and "-" keys
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just doing my first build wondered if anyone can help. from my antec 902 I have a ac97 cable but unsure where on the gd70 board to goes??/ also the hd audio cable.... thanks guys
Plug HD audio or AC97 (either one will work but go with HD audio to be safe since its newer and better) into the JAUD1 connector on the mobo (bottom left next to the blue JCOM1 one). The mobo has onboard HD audio by Realtek, but don't forget you will need the Realtek drivers.
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