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post #6611 of 13131
Hi Guy's,

New lurker here, I would have posted sooner but it took a while to get through 660 odd pages

Thanks to some of the advice in this thread I've managed to get my Formula + 1090T running Prime95 stable at 4.2Ghz! Maximum temp is 52C (29C at idle).

Vcore is what I consider to be quite low for the clock at 1.46v and the CPU/NB voltage is 1.3v. I was experiencing some realworld unstability until I loosened up the memory from 1T to 2T and now it's sitting pretty! I'll get some benchmarks up soon, got to install my new 6950 tomorrow and then have some fun with that first!

Just wanted to say thanks to those who've posted here, this board is ace!
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some realworld unstability until I loosened up the memory from 1T to 2T and now it's sitting pretty!
I am very much interested in what you have done as I have exactly the same setup here. Pls explain, possibly a stupid request, what you mean by "loosening up the memory". Thanks.
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It would BSOD during games and at first I thought my gaming settings were too high so I backed them down a bit, but I then changed the memory settings in the BIOS from 1T to 2T and it's not died on me once since! I'm back gaming at the higher settings now and no problems at all.

Is your mem currently running at 1T? Just change to 2T to see if that helps stability.
post #6614 of 13131
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Is your mem currently running at 1T? Just change to 2T to see if that helps stability.
To be honest, I am not at all there yet. The last couple of weeks I have been humbled by the Corsair H50 installation, such that I decided to absorb the loss and go with another cooling unit.

Thanks for the info. FWIW, I copy and save everything that I learn on OCN, which I believe is the helpful and knowledgeable site on the net.
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Thanks for the info. FWIW, I copy and save everything that I learn on OCN, which I believe is the helpful and knowledgeable site on the net.
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@ragin glad to see your back! did you make the move?(thought I read something about you moving)

I will get to pming the mods

Bahhh hate work! on top of that I have school tonight and I think I am going crazy!!!!!
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Yes I did with a detour to the Chicago area from Florida. I have moved to Oklahoma City, OK.
Gosh, I just luv OCN. It has a kind of "Twittery" folksy feeling to it .....
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post #6618 of 13131
Then move back! Lol.

Living in an area where there's no tech will bug you. Trust me.

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Yes I did with a detour to the Chicago area from Florida. I have moved to Oklahoma City, OK. No Frys, no microcenters, no compusa.... nada. That does suck.

This can be post one.

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Living in an area where there's no tech will bug you.
All joking aside, truer words were never spoken. Not just Frys, although I spent so much time there I was asked to pay rent, but a community of techs off whom you can bounce ideas. It'll take time but you'll find 'em. First go to the universities and get to know the techies; eventually you'll be OK. Remember: Moving to another city is considered to be one of the three or four most traumatic things you can do. (And for once, I am trying to be constructively serious. No joking here, cause I could feel your pain and isolation. 'Tis only natural.)

Good Luck!
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No tech stores suck horrid. I still have trusty New Egg though....
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