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what the hell is ACC?

edit.... nevermind......i have it on all cores instead of auto.....is that it?
Probably.

Marc

EDIT: Anyone have any idea why the junior brother to the 965 (the 955) is slaughtering the performance of the 965's? I was thinking maybe it was a better manufacturing in the C3's, but the date codes aren't much different than the 965's we've seen. If it is a later manufacturing being better than previous, maybe some later dated 965's would have similar performance. Any ideas about this?
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Probably.

Marc

EDIT: Anyone have any idea why the junior brother to the 965 (the 955) is slaughtering the performance of the 965's? I was thinking maybe it was a better manufacturing in the C3's, but the date codes aren't much different than the 965's we've seen. If it is a later manufacturing being better than previous, maybe some later dated 965's would have similar performance. Any ideas about this?
I don't know... I'm going to look into the OPN thing and hopefully find out..
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Probably.

Marc

EDIT: Anyone have any idea why the junior brother to the 965 (the 955) is slaughtering the performance of the 965's? I was thinking maybe it was a better manufacturing in the C3's, but the date codes aren't much different than the 965's we've seen. If it is a later manufacturing being better than previous, maybe some later dated 965's would have similar performance. Any ideas about this?
I have been thinking the exact same thing,the 965 c3 is supposed to be the "flagship cpu",but some of the new 955 c3's have been out performing them,or is it the case that some batches perform better than others,as is usually the case,???
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Hi there,what would you like to know,????
Well, to be honest, I've read through some of the guides and so on, but I am having trouble finding my way around the BIOS for this board to be able to adjust the Lat on the RAM. Basically, I'm looking for any and all input I can get to help me overclock to something stable but more efficient.
    
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Well, to be honest, I've read through some of the guides and so on, but I am having trouble finding my way around the BIOS for this board to be able to adjust the Lat on the RAM. Basically, I'm looking for any and all input I can get to help me overclock to something stable but more efficient.
Ask any question you like,most of us on here will only be too willing to help,you mention your ram,what ram do you have,and the manufacturers specs,???.The bios on these boards are quite comprehensive,but once you know your way around,it's not that daunting,lol!!!
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Ask any question you like,most of us on here will only be too willing to help,you mention your ram,what ram do you have,and the manufacturers specs,???.The bios on these boards are quite comprehensive,but once you know your way around,it's not that daunting,lol!!!
I am currently running 4GB PC3 12800 1600Mhz Crucial Ballistix with an 8-8-8-24 and 1.65v. I found out (the long way) that in order to run these, I had to tune the voltage up on the DDR to 1.65v, then up the CPU NB Volts to 1.3 to run these at 1600. That was very cut and dry. Figured it out in a matter of seconds. lol

My issue is that with this BIOS, I don't see where the RAM timings are to be able to actually make the adjustments to them. I sat here last night just staring blankly at the blue BIOS...not sure where to even begin. Is there like a hidden "trap door" somewhere in BIOS that I'm not seeing?
    
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Ok,in the bios go to"advanced dram configuration",hit enter,then you will see "dram timing mode",hit enter,and change it to "both",hit enter again,then you can manually input your timings,making sure you do it for both channels.Hope this helps.
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Awesome! Thanks Moorhen!

Any advice on a stable timings setup?
    
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No problem,i would be inclined to stick with the 8 8 8 24 timings for general stability,if you decide to do some HTT overclocking,keep in mind this will influence the ram speed,so depending on how high you go with the HTT,you may have to drop the ram divider one notch.
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I have been thinking the exact same thing,the 965 c3 is supposed to be the "flagship cpu",but some of the new 955 c3's have been out performing them,or is it the case that some batches perform better than others,as is usually the case,???
Well, you do remember that before the 965 came out.... The 955 was the AMD AM3 Flagship....

So, maybe they are reverting back.... Being that they are both C3 revisions and the 965 C3 was released before the 955 (IIRC), they most likely will be keeping the 965 C3 as is.....

Maybe the 955 will become the new flag ship, performance wise. Whos knows.
Technically, AMD really need to start working on the Stage Processes of their processors to catch up to Intel. No offense and don't call me a trader... AMD is focusing on bang for your buck at the moment. it seems that they are getting better though with the performance. At elast overclocking wise.

Even though Intel can run higher Memory in three channel mode, intellituby users (lol) are still claiming that lower speed with tighter timings is the way to go. Lower as in 1600-1700. being that some are clocking Intel ram at speeds of 2400Mhz...

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Awesome! Thanks Moorhen!

Any advice on a stable timings setup?
If you can run 1600 @ CL6-6-6-18-24-1T with as high of a CPU-NB frequqency as possible, you will be better off. JMO though!
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