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So, I've read all the guides, and I think I'm all set to start pushing this baby. Ncsa did a killer FAQ on how to overclock using Nforce4 DFI board, and I'll be following that all the way through. So, I decided to steal ncsa's idea and start this thread so we can all follow Burn's journey through the overclocking forest and see how far this setup is going to go! First off, I thought I'd provide you with some beginning information:

ADA3700DAA5BN
KABYE0542FPMW
Made in Malaysia

There, everything on the chip. I was reading through what people have been doing with the KABYE stepping, and apparently it's a new one, as it requires you to juice it more to get a higher overclock. So, I'll begin lightly. See what happens. I know for sure that this watercoolign setup is going to kick major arse, as it kept my 2.8 S478 Northwood cool, under 40C, at 1.8 volts. So, we'll go from there, and see what the heck happens! I'll post some specs up at stock to give myself and you guys a starting point for us to work off of.

So, wish me good luck

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Cool, will be waiting.
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Yep, looking forward to seeing what this particular stepping is willing to do. It's a new stepping, so we'll see what happens!
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Good luck with your OC I guess I'll be getting the same stepping for my RMA. Hopefully it turns out to be a good one.
    
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Yeah, we'll have to compare overclocks. Seeing as how I can just *poof* unlock my board to a SLI-D, but we can still compare overclocks as it's essentialy the same board.
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ive got a kabge, dont know anything about it though. never heard of kabye either.
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I just uploaded a screenie of all CPU-Z shots, plus MBM5 shot showing core and PSU voltages. The PSU voltages are to within .01 +/-, measured and calibrated with a digital multimeter.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jazino
ive got a kabge, dont know anything about it though. never heard of kabye either.
I have a CABGE right now, they came out in the beginning along with the CABHE 4000+ SDs. Nothing wrong with them at all.
    
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Alright, today I'm going to have some time on my hands, so it'll be devoted to overclocking! Anyway, I'm going to drop the HTT Multi to 4x, which will give me a HTT speed of 800, and keep the Multi at 11, and the bump the HTT up to 220 to start with.
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Okay, quick shot of 230*10
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