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Originally Posted by SwishaMane View Post
I will make a note to check my number when I pull the cooler off next time. I wouldn't mind knowing what my chip is up to.
You can also find the serial number on the box and certificate that came with the CPU. Mine is 90323 so it likely does not overclock as well.

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Ran S&M for 30min 3.8Ghz@1.425v, CPU-NB 2.6Ghz@1.3v rest auto and passed so i think i got a stable 3.8 everyday overclock. Im gonna shoot for 3.9Ghz and 4.0Ghz tomorrow since so far at 3.8Ghz my temps havent hit 47C.
Whats your ambient temps like?
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umm i dunno...where can i check that..or is that idle temp?
Edited by dir_d - 10/29/09 at 10:43pm
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umm i dunno...where can i check that..or is that idle temp?
You need a thermometer in your room to check ambient temps. (Or is there another way?)
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Thermometer is the only way....that gives us some diea of how well the prlimatech performs in your case.
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Guys,

just a quick one.

I have put the 1.6 bios on a memory stick... and when I go into bios what do I click to change it from 1.4 to 1.6??


Sorry for the noob q?...!

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Guys,

just a quick one.

I have put the 1.6 bios on a memory stick... and when I go into bios what do I click to change it from 1.4 to 1.6??


Sorry for the noob q?...!

go into the Mflash menu, and then you have to pick the upgrade option and the file. IIRC
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go into the Mflash menu, and then you have to pick the upgrade option and the file. IIRC
Hi thanks..
I know this sounds daft but..

I have put the file on my stick, re booted into bios - gone into M flash..

then..into load bios source file from....usb - silicom (name of usb)..power (pressed enter..

next it says........\\media list and partion 0 ..... I click enter on each but nothing??

Do I have to format my usb or something??? sorry im stuck!
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You can also find the serial number on the box and certificate that came with the CPU. Mine is 90323 so it likely does not overclock as well.
Ah, thats true. Im 93433. If thats part of the serial number, then how does that relate to the silicon? I thought a serial number was more for authentication, and the ability of AMD to know about the chip. RMA, which factory handled it, w/e they do. IDK what it means to be closer to middle of waffer or w/e, but Im stable 3.8 ghz on 1.385vcore, so I can't complain, lol.

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Hi thanks..
I know this sounds daft but..

I have put the file on my stick, re booted into bios - gone into M flash..

then..into load bios source file from....usb - silicom (name of usb)..power (pressed enter..

next it says........\\media list and partion 0 ..... I click enter on each but nothing??

Do I have to format my usb or something??? sorry im stuck!
The usb should be Fat32 I believe, and the 3 raw bios files your unzip should be at the root. In M-flash, you want to choose BIOS Update, then it opens menu one click below that menu for the stick. Go into stick til you get to the partition, then the xxx.160 file, and flash.
Edited by SwishaMane - 10/30/09 at 7:16am
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Hey, IDK exactly how these CPUs are working with the memory, BUT, I read each PHII has two memory controllers, one for DCT 0 and one for DCT 1. Would it be a smart idea to use one stick of RAM in the first black RAM slot, and then the second dimm in the first blue RAM slot, and take advantage of both memory controllers? I was fumbling through some other threads, and ran across this idea in my head reading, and wondered if there would be any performance increases using both memory controllers in single channel with each dimm. Ive only got 2x2gb ddr3 1600. This might help my RAM tighten down to 8s maybe? OR is there an exact reason it won't work? I havent tried yet...
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