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post #91 of 104
This is the highest stable speed that i've pushed on the stock cooler. waiting for my zalman 9500 to go higher.

(values from CPU-z)
Core Speed: 2868.9Mhz (260x11=2860)
Vcore: 1.52 (may be a slight error from CPU-z...i don't think i put it above 1.5)
HTT:260.8
HTT Multi: 3x (780Mhz)
Memory Frequency: 260Mhz
Memroy Divider: none
Timings: 3-4-4-8 (can be faster, but did it just to see if my CPU could hold 2.8Ghz on the stock cooler)
post #92 of 104
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Alright, after reading the DFI-street overclocking guide, I've come up with many different configs, why did I read teh DFI guide? Because it had individual BIOS settings and what is reccomended for each individual setting. Also, after talking extensively to The Duke (hat goes off to him), I have several different configs., and I may even try the 623-2 BIOS that is optimized for BH RAM, so I'll be a busy beaver when I get home
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Okay, got everything installed into the new P180 and looks and performs great. Set up my RAID0, and working awesome with Pro. Anyway, got 'er up to 2.5 with 1.5-2-2-5 OCCT stable. I'll post some CPUz shots in a sec.
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post #94 of 104
Nice work, what are you getting on 3dmark05? I baby'ed my oc it's only 260 x11 with 1.45v on cpu, and 2.5 3 2 5 7 timings. I may go higher to hit 6000 in 3dmark. Nice oc btw, good luck with tightning up the ram.
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2600, OCCT Stable. Getting there I think my RAM is limiting me at this point. I tried 270*10 with no luck, neither 265*10. I'm going to try a 9x multi to see how far the ram is going to go without adding in the CPU into the equation.
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post #96 of 104
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Okay, I think I've found the sweet spot of my RAM. I used an 11 multi to get to 2750, with OCCT stable. I'm at 1.59 vcore right now, 3.4 vdimm. 250*11 gets me 2650 Pi anyone?
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post #97 of 104
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Okay, got it up to 2.805! Wheeeeee!! I'm so happy right now it's not even funny. Found out that the RAM was the limiting factor, so I bumped the multi to 11 and am sitting on a 255 HTT with 1.6 Vcore, 1.17 LDT, 3.55 Vdimm, and 1.52 Vchipset. Apparently this core isn't very fond of voltage because it's not that high up. Anyway, I'm going to shoot for 260 and see what happens. For now though, I'm a very happy camper.
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post #98 of 104
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I let it Prime overnight, I'm now (to some) officially stable.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Burn
Found out that the RAM was the limiting factor
the ram should have been tested already at this point for its maximum capabilities. you are going thru all this trouble with instability not even knowing what's causing it....*shakes head*
To OC properly, test EACH component individually.
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post #100 of 104
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That's what I've been doing. I figured out that my RAM doesn't want to run over 260 HTT, which is why I ran the 11 multi to get to 2805.
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