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That is good to know Eclipse. Maybe I should try the 1.F BIOS to see if I can get my ram to post and boot at 6-8-6-24-1T
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1055t's are 95w as well. Yeah I noticed the temp issue and did some research about it.
Let me tell you this chip runs COLD! ~23-24C idle and ~40C load v core 1.45 and CPU-NB @ 1.35 for now. I am just running 3.5Ghz. And probably way overvolted.

So anyone have any luck using the MSI OC step? IU can seem to get it to work properly. I can boot and get into windows but as soon as it steps up it freezes. I seem to need this to get into windows at over 265 FSB I post fine but up to 285 FSB but it is always at the same spot that it reboots or freezes so I figure it has to be OS issue.....

anyway I love this chip! I have had very little time with it but it is a COLD MONSTER and unlike the 15w 1055t has a max temp of 72c instead of 61c
Not necessarily, when we in the 939 club would mess around with our boards, we've found that there is a FSB hole, as it were. Meaning that there would be a range that it would either not boot, or freeze and reboot, etc. Then once we;d get past it, it would boot up no problem. FWIW, I got one of my DFi Ultra-D's to post and get in to windows at 405 FSB.
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That is good to know Eclipse. Maybe I should try the 1.F BIOS to see if I can get my ram to post and boot at 6-8-6-24-1T
I'm thinking I might get rid of this i7 rig and put my GD70 back together. It's just been sitting in a box since..... March.
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I'm thinking I might get rid of this i7 rig and put my GD70 back together. It's just been sitting in a box since..... March.
Oh wow 405 very impressive. Now was it stable is the million dollar question.

Regarding selling your i7 rig. That's all personal preference but know this. Only you can make that call and you know your gonna have to take the good w/the bad when you do that.
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Oh wow 405 very impressive. Now was it stable is the million dollar question.

Regarding selling your i7 rig. That's all personal preference but know this. Only you can make that call and you know your gonna have to take the good w/the bad when you do that.
405 wasn't stable, but 403 was for at least 10 minutes of prime, and I could run @ 400 all day long.

As for the i7, well, I'm thinking I could make a pretty penny off of it.
I could get an x6 for the GD70 and possibly have similar performance. Believe it or not, my x3 720 OC'd to 3.6 with the same GPUs', beat this i7's score in 3dm06 by almost 2000 points.
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But did you OC the i7 920 any. Those DO's are supposedly monsterous overclockers. Is yours a DO rev?
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But did you OC the i7 920 any. Those DO's are supposedly monsterous overclockers. Is yours a DO rev?
Yeah, it's a D0 and I OC'd it....7MHz. There's no need to really. With XP, it's already hardcore overkill. Although, once my wife is done transferring her pics from her iMac, I'm going to install win7 pro x64. Then I might actually need to get more RAM.
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well I got 328 to load and validate! This I take as a good sign. More work ahead but I am going to get there.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1442802
core voltage reads a little high I was only set to 1.59 which should be ~ what it was getting. As for temps I loaded it up with LinX and they did not even hit 47c. (adjusted)
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well I got 328 to load and validate! This I take as a good sign. More work ahead but I am going to get there.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1442802
core voltage reads a little high I was only set to 1.59 which should be ~ what it was getting. As for temps I loaded it up with LinX and they did not even hit 47c. (adjusted)
just wondering... what are you using to monitor the temps?
I just want to know what is the software that is actually working
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hi everyone,
can i install a "Gskill ripjaws 2000mhz cl9" with amd phenom 965 x4 on this board.
and if yes what settings should be used in the bios. (when not overclocking).
at auto in cell menu it is still showing "1333".
so please help me.
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320fsb is the max mine will boot at.
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