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I got my athlon II 240 to this with a Schyte Big Shuriken and MX-2 Thermal Paste.

Is HT Link to low (1100)

Here:
CPU-z validator: http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=781328

and atachment.

I know the CPU can OC even more especially with this cooler. But i like to keep it somewhat cool, now it idles at around 28-32C and Full its around 38C .

Problem is with the RAM wich are stock at 666Mhz and my HT Link.
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Getting a Athlon II X3 435 TOMORROW.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by weaselciuy View Post
I got my athlon II 240 to this with a Schyte Big Shuriken and MX-2 Thermal Paste.

Is HT Link to low (1100)

Here:
CPU-z validator: http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=781328

and atachment.

I know the CPU can OC even more especially with this cooler. But i like to keep it somewhat cool, now it idles at around 28-32C and Full its around 38C .

Problem is with the RAM wich are stock at 666Mhz and my HT Link.
Set your RAM at 533MHz in the BIOS, and try higher HTT (i think 240-250 is possible with VCore stock, and with HTT at 250MHz your RAM goes from 533MHz to 667MHz exactly) until you see it's stable. Remember to down your HT Link too, from 1000MHz (x5) to 800MHz (x4) to stay at 1000MHz if you could up your HTT to 250MHz... If it's not stable, you could up your VCore a little bit and/or your NB Voltage too, but not too much, only the minimun for stabilize...

Bye!
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Jacqlittle, good point. If he's running DDR2-677 memory then he should try setting it stock (333Mhz). He's currently at 381Mhz which is about a 50Mhz overclock over stock. That may be causing some stability issues with his processor OC
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I have a question myself about my HT, when I am overclocked to 3.4 GHz my HT is at 2400 now is this too high? I dont experience any stability issues. And I had downclocked my memory to ddr-667 when I set my reference clock to 245. I run all my voltages stock because if I adjust them then where it says ***System Voltage Optimized** changes to ***System Voltage Not Optimized*** and it will stay like that no matter how I adjust my voltages. now with that being said, I did not experience any problems running my setup with custom voltages but I changed back out of fear of frying something critical.
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I felt the need to dust off my little sempy and oc it a bit. I hit 300mhz! I had to drop half a multiplier but I did it.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=783655
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I felt the need to dust off my little sempy and oc it a bit. I hit 300mhz! I had to drop half a multiplier but I did it.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=783655
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I have a question myself about my HT, when I am overclocked to 3.4 GHz my HT is at 2400 now is this too high? I dont experience any stability issues. And I had downclocked my memory to ddr-667 when I set my reference clock to 245. I run all my voltages stock because if I adjust them then where it says ***System Voltage Optimized** changes to ***System Voltage Not Optimized*** and it will stay like that no matter how I adjust my voltages. now with that being said, I did not experience any problems running my setup with custom voltages but I changed back out of fear of frying something critical.
Loosenut, a Hypertransport speed of 2400 is pretty high. The benefits from overclocking your HT Link speed are negligible and probably not required. I would back down the multiplier and bring the speed back to stock. If anything you should be overclocking the NB Frequency instead

In regards to the voltage question, as long as you have proper cooling on your components and the temperatures aren't too high then you should be fine. Nothing will physically be "fried" so wouldn't worry about that. What voltages are you changing?

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I had manually adjust my cpu voltage to 1.375v
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This is what i have. No clue how to overclock am3 other than fsb.Attachment 126864
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