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I got my build finished up a few days ago and on Monday went back to my old oc. Ran P95 to make sure it was good and came back through 20 minutes later to find it was dead... I was pushing 3.8Ghz@1.48v 2600Mhz on the NB@1.42v same as I had for the last year. Tried a different psu and nothing. With both psu's the on board power button would light up green but nothing... no juice.. fans twitch like they want to start but nada. I just pulled off the nb heatsink and I don't see a thing. I expected to find a little something.. somewhere.. poke.gif I'm sure it's the mobo but then I spot a loose pin coming out the back of one of the molex connectors. baaasmiley.gif Guess I'll know for sure when I install the mobo that's in my kids rig.

cpu-nb freq @ 2600mhz @ 1.42v nbvoltage?? man thats the reason why it blew up.. 2600-2700mhz can be done without voltage tweaks..
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yeah, 1.42v nb is rough. My NB and VRMs are on water, and at 2600 I only need 1.28vnb... rofl
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and in fact.. when you raise cpu-nb frequency.. the voltage tab you need to tweak should be "cpu-nb voltage" and not the "NB-voltage"(Chipset).
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hah Typo .. it was 1.24 and I should have been more specific.. It was the cpu-nb. smile.gif
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hah Typo .. it was 1.24 and I should have been more specific.. It was the cpu-nb. smile.gif

sad. though am kickin 4ghz all day/night folding with this setup before check sig...

at 3ghz nb freq.

il take a look in my photolist if i still have em Intel burn test runs.. just have it RMA'ed
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Nice. Yeap there are some very nice numbers achievable on this board. Admittedly I never tried to push the nb that far. It'd be nice to be able to push this 965 to a stable 4ghz but it just won't happen. These C2's...
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OCing on the FSB would probably be a waste. I would just stick with ddr3 1600 at best timings you can and go for it. AMD CPU's are notorious for not liking all 4 dimms being used, but its a CPU to CPU thing. Mainly OCing on FSB using all 4 dimms its worse combo. Just find some ddr3 1600 in your flavor, and best timings you can, CAS 8 should be perfect, and you shouldn't have any probs. I persoanlly don't bother OCing RAM, even tho technically, my RAM is... its stock is 1333, 7-7-7-21, but I am 1600 8-8-8-24...

Buy some ddr3 2100 CAS 8 or 9, and underclock it to 1600 CAS 6 or 7, or so, that would be SICK, lol smile.gif

which would be better out of these two then?

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=186_538_913&products_id=13852
this is 9-9-9-27 @ 2000mhz surely i should beable to get them to 7's maybe 6's?

OR

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=186_538_913&products_id=16937
this is 9-11-9-28 @ 2100Mhz with the 100mhz over the above ones with only minor increase in timings would i be able to get these even lower?

i would like to know by thursday so i can purchase biggrin.gif
if not i'll get my blu ray drive then get these later

thoughts?
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One set is 4GB, other is 8GB, and salty too. The second, 8GB set, would probably be best. Ripjaws are pretty decent, and the timing should easily drop to CAS 8, if not 7 at 1600. If you get them, boot 1600 at 9-9-9-27 first just to do some testing, then start dropping timings. Remember, we got a decent bard here, and you have DRAM drive strengths. I had to boost all options on auto to 1.25x, and left everything that was 1.50x alone. I got my 1333 7-7-7 to 1600 8-8-8 perfectly stable, when I couldn't do it before.
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If you get them, boot 1600 at 9-9-9-27 first just to do some testing, then start dropping timings.
What kinds of tests?
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I had to boost all options on auto to 1.25x, and left everything that was 1.50x alone.
what options are these that your talking about?
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I test my OCs with OCCT, and the linpack test. They are the DRAM drive strengths. I can snap a pic in bios if you need. I cant recall where exactly, i dont go into BIOS to much anymore these days. My rig is where I likez it...

EDIT: I take that back, i cant snap a pic, in middle of DLing RIFT trial. Gonna be days the way its going. I'll look through my saved pics... Got good feeling I have one alrdy. smile.gif

EDIT 2: Newp, nvm, got deleted...
Edited by SwishaMane - 5/15/11 at 3:04pm
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