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Hey guys, quick few questions. So a few posts back I mentioned I turned my buddys x2 555 into a true 4 core, its running solid at 3.8ghz! Now its a C3 stepping which my Phenom x4 955 was only a C2, I believe from reading that these C3's handle more ram? or just higher freq? I ask because I am buying 8 gigs of G.skill Eco and it only comes in 2 gig sticks so I will have 4 sticks in my mobo.

Also from some forum trolling, am I correct that the 555 is really a 955 with just cores turned off, or is it an entirely different beast?

thanks all.

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This is because by default Everest is set to read only two decimal places. You can chage the setting to 3 decimal places and it will read exactly like CPU-Z
Ah nice! Thanks for the info. Don't know if I'll take the time to do that though....

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The cooked mobos that I saw was about 1,45~1,50V CPU VDD. But this is only a speculation that seemed to have some sense.

4.1GHz. 1.13 bios and 1.1 revision printed at board.

I already installed 1090T with 1.13 bios. But with 965C3 and the same bios I had the opposite situation (like yours). BTW is a cpu feature.
Got it. Yeah I tried the 1.13 Off. and I had the cold boot issue still with it... Oh well. I thought that it was a CPU thing. I had the Same issue with one of my 939 toledo Dualies....


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Hey guys, quick few questions. So a few posts back I mentioned I turned my buddys x2 555 into a true 4 core, its running solid at 3.8ghz! Now its a C3 stepping which my Phenom x4 955 was only a C2, I believe from reading that these C3's handle more ram? or just higher freq? I ask because I am buying 8 gigs of G.skill Eco and it only comes in 2 gig sticks so I will have 4 sticks in my mobo.

Also from some forum trolling, am I correct that the 555 is really a 955 with just cores turned off, or is it an entirely different beast?

thanks all.

@Mastiff
What block do you use for your CPU? I am looking into finally making use of my HAF 932 and pumping some water through it
The C3 have stronger IMC's and can handle four dimms populated at once much better. The CPU-NB Frequencies run higher usually. 2 Dimms of 4Gb a piece should be sweet!

TTBMK the 555 are the same chip with 2 core disabled. Hence the reason that they can be enabled to a quad.
Edited by Mastiffman - 8/6/10 at 6:07pm
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@Mastiffman-im looking at cpu-z now and with cpu@1.460v it moves between 1.456 and 1.448 under load. just goes back and fourth intermittantly. i dont recall it ever showing the actual voltage setting i set it at in bios. mine is a 1.1 board btw.
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@Mastiff
What block do you use for your CPU? I am looking into finally making use of my HAF 932 and pumping some water through it
Sorry man I didn't respond to this... I meant to but Either way....

I use Swiftechs Apogee GT. But I would try and get the heat Killer if I were you. it's a little better with load temps from what I hear... But if you like the Apogee feel free! It's nice, I like it.

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@Mastiffman-im looking at cpu-z now and with cpu@1.460v it moves between 1.456 and 1.448 under load. just goes back and fourth intermittantly. i dont recall it ever showing the actual voltage setting i set it at in bios. mine is a 1.1 board btw.
Okay then. Like I was told it's a CPU thing.... DANG IT! LOL
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Who makes Heat Killer? Is the Heat Killer the actual manufacture or is it an EK Heat Killer?
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The C3 have stronger IMC's and can handle four dimms populated at once much better. The CPU-NB Frequencies run higher usually. 2 Dimms of 4Gb a piece should be sweet!

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I would love 2 Dimms at 4gigs each, but all I have seen the G.skill Eco is in 2gig sticks... Do they make a 4gig stick?
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Who makes Heat Killer? Is the Heat Killer the actual manufacture or is it an EK Heat Killer?
Close.... It's Watercool....

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I would love 2 Dimms at 4gigs each, but all I have seen the G.skill Eco is in 2gig sticks... Do they make a 4gig stick?
LOL- OOOOOOOOOOOOOH YEAH!!!!

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hey mastiff I meant to ask could you post or Pm me a graph of your temps from idle to load and back down. I am interested to see the "flow" or your loop as compared to mine which has me worried.

Heck it does not even have to be to full load temps Just would like to know what you load at as well as ambient along with the graph so that I can look at the progression of your temps. My worrie is that mine looks as tho it has a bad seat but I have reseated many a time to no avail...
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Close.... It's Watercool....
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Close.... It's Watercool....


LOL- OOOOOOOOOOOOOH YEAH!!!!

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sorry Mastiffman I mean the G.skill Eco in particular. there timings are lower and I keep reading good things. Newegg only has ripjaws in 4gig sticks, that I can see anyways.

Thanks for the waterblock though, gonna read up on those, they look nice
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