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Heh...Why not? I just overclocked it a bit higher, then it told me it got an error loading my OS. Should I bump the Vcore startup voltage up a bit?

I'll give those settings a go, and report back.
Hmm, it's difficult to say what the bottleneck is. I usually only raise the CPU voltage last, what is yoru HTT multiplier set to? Also you might find hitting your max CPU speed easier using the 11x multiplier. After you find the CPU limit, you can play the juggling game.
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Okay, gave it a shot, got a reboot at the exact same spot I've been getting reboots overcl****ed too high. Right before it says "Verifying DMI Pool Data", there's a blank underscore, waits for 5 seconds, screen goes blank, then reboots.

HTT Multi: 3X
FSB Multi: 10X
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In the bios is a setting for hdd delay change the 0 to 1sec or 2sec.
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Why would I do that? Would it fix the non-booting issue?
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Okay, tried booting at 2400, not stable. Vcore @ 1.56, LDT@ 1.26, Dram @ 3.75, Chipset @ 1.62. All temps are stable, NF4 @ 45, PWM's @ 33, CPU @ 32. All rails are stable. What's up? Memory running at 1.5-2-2-5, 1:1

DRAM drive strengh (1-8), what is that? Also, DRAM data strength, Levels 1-3. What do I need to be setting these to?
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Okay, tried booting at 2400, not stable. Vcore @ 1.56, LDT@ 1.26, Dram @ 3.75, Chipset @ 1.62. All temps are stable, NF4 @ 45, PWM's @ 33, CPU @ 32. All rails are stable. What's up? Memory running at 1.5-2-2-5, 1:1

DRAM drive strengh (1-8), what is that? Also, DRAM data strength, Levels 1-3. What do I need to be setting these to?
Have you tried changing your memory timings
to 2.5 3 3 8 or something? I have to set a huge divider on mine because of my RAM, I can't seem to get a good overclock unless I set my timings to 3 3 3 8
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I have the 3700+ also, bought it last week, with asus a8n premium, managed to get it to 2750 mhz on stock voltage and stock cooling with no probs at all.

temps: 35/36c idle 50/51c load.

http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=56585

these chips seem to be the oc kings.
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2400 OCCT stable. Note the Vcore, a testament to the OCZ's PFC and rock-solid stability.
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2500 OCCT Stable. Looks like I've still got game.


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Okay, lost stability, back down to 2.4. Anyway, I'm going to try to push it again tonight, as it's a Friday night, and I don't have any plans. I'll be posting some shots up soon, and remembering to use the CMOS reloaded Feature; it really is cool stuff.

Be back in a bit gents.
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