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Alright, got it to 2.5, lets do some stability tests...
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for 2.6, just increase the FSB to 260. 260 x 10. Leave your memory where it is. If your memory isn't stable, increase voltage to 2.8, but 2.7 should be fine.
may have to bump the Vcore a little, but should do fine around 1.5-1.55, maybe less.
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Got it to 2.6!

Had to bump the vcore to 1.55 and make my divider 2:3 again. I'm running a little warm at 40C. I've looked at Thermaltake and Zalman coolers. What would be the best for my rig.
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Nice o/c man! As for a cooler if you want quite getthe zalman, if you want mass cooling get one of the thermaltakes w/ a 120mm fan or a xp-120. How stable is it @ 2.6?
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I just ran Prime for about 2 hours and no errors. I'm going to get superPI and see how that runs. I'm not to concerned about sound, but my load temps were 55-56 on Prime. SO I DEF need cooling.
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post #16 of 21
great work choda, i use the zalman9500 and love it for its cooling and looks.
If you are serious about getting the very last bit out of it, the big typhoon will shave probably another 2c off load. But that thing is huge/ugly and heavy. It would be nice if you could find the maximum speed your memory can run, that way I can crunch some more numbers for you and get the most performance out of your system...
If finding the max your memory can go, just leave divider at 1:1 and drop your cpu multi to say 8.
And just keep upping your FSB til it errors out on test 5 in memtest. That's the quickest and easiest way. Oh yea, make sure your HTT multi is in the desired range with your FSB.
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post #17 of 21
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I'm still looking for a way to change my cpu multi...
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Also would the Venus 12 be good for my situation? I'm not really concerned about noise.
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post #19 of 21
Use this calculator to learn a little more about what numbers you are putting in does..this helped me learn how to overclock, and made putting settings into my bios a snap.
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What is the reference freq.?
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