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ok, so i'm stable at 2.6 GHz @ 45c full load. 520 MHz HTT. ok, ok ok ok ok now here's the kicker. i lowered all my stuff trying to hit 2.7 GHz. but the problem is i can't even get 2.65 stable. i've upped the vcore hardcore, nearly to 1.7v but no stability. right now my 2.6 is at 1.65v and its just goin to town. any ideas/hints etc?

next, my vcore is still jumping up and down. i still haven't measured it w/ a voltmeter yet because i'm too broke to buy one atm, but in speedfan its still measuring at betwee 1.62 to 1.66 when my vcore is set at 1.65. any idears? motherboard cooked again? i'm about to just send this one back too and get a DFI, but who knows yet, my other neo2 is on its way back next week....

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and according to cpuz its fluctuating from 1.66v all the way down to 1.60v. thats killer.
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post #2 of 17
I have the same exact problem, i think its due to heat, i notice that my processor get unstable around 46*C, and i find that my processor is more stable at 1.5v than it is at 1.6v.

whats your load temerature?
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It could be your CPU is maxed out...mine overclocks like crap...
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post #4 of 17
Throw on a large divider on the RAM so it won't effect the CPU's OCing and try some more.
Then, reduce the CPU's multiplyer to about 7X and see how high the RAM will go.
Once you have the maxes on both you should find more OCing room

memtest86 with the below.. then when your good to go do a full test.

Complements of ncsa
When you boot to memtest it auto starts - pressing C 1 3 x <enter> <enter> starts to loop the test where x is the test number.

Once you have done this it will only loop that test until reset or configured for another test.

Tests 5 & 6 are quicker but 8 is more accurate once you start to settle down the OC and the timings / Vdimm.
    
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theduke, i've already did all that next suggestion
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hey it sounds like your having the same problem i was at one point. i kept increasing vcore to increase stability to the point that the extra voltage was producing too much heat and not helping stability at all. try lowering the voltage to 1.55 and see what you can get from that, also divide the ram so its not running even close to 200mhz. Then when you find a good cpu speed you can start to mess with the memory

also what core is your cpu? and whats stock speed and voltage?
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venice 3500+ runs at 1.35/1.4v. and memory is not the issue at all, memory totally stable. matter of fact, i dropped my divider wayy way down last night to try to get my proc to go higher and didn't work. my load temps are 45c @ 1.65v running 2.6 ghz. and i have to run @ 1.65vcore in order to even be stable... and my vcore is still fluctuating and i'm angry about it.
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post #8 of 17
my vcore fluxes a lot as well- maybe it's our motherboards! (mine does NOT want to go above 2.5ghz stable)
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oh besides, i hate the way they do vcore (percentage over stock)
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post #10 of 17
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lol ya rush, these motherboards aren't the greatest. the vcore setup is stupid, and max vcore is like 1.71v....gay gay gay. anyways i can get mine to 2.6 ghz stable
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