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I got my Athlon to 4.16GHz , but it's completely unstable.
Is there any way to make it stabler?
I also have 4 gigs of Kingston HyperX Blu RAM @ 1650MHz CL10 (It could do CL9 but I don't want it to be a bottleneck for OCing) and a ASRock M3A770DE Motherboard.
I tried rising the voltage to 1.65v, but that doesn't work.

You will degrade the chip faster buying giving it higher volts. I have OC'ed my X3 445 to 4.0 Ghz @1.6v and completely stable but I came back down as I don't want to degrade it.

You had better bring it down and keep your voltage under 1.55, try decreasing your NB and your memory.
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I got my Athlon to 4.16GHz , but it's completely unstable.
Is there any way to make it stabler?
I also have 4 gigs of Kingston HyperX Blu RAM @ 1650MHz CL10 (It could do CL9 but I don't want it to be a bottleneck for OCing) and a ASRock M3A770DE Motherboard.
I tried rising the voltage to 1.65v, but that doesn't work.

You will degrade the chip faster buying giving it higher volts. I have OC'ed my X3 445 to 4.0 Ghz @1.6v and completely stable but I came back down as I don't want to degrade it.

You had better bring it down and keep your voltage under 1.55, try decreasing your NB and your memory.

+1

Also, the M3 mobos have never been good overclockers AFAIK.
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Do anyone has experience whit running on 1.6volt 24/7 if kept under 50 degrees at all times? how fast do the chip burn out, anyone who has experienced it?
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I'm running my X3 450 at 3.62 as of now. This is my first full build/overclock, and I'm pretty happy with the results for a budget build. Think my memory is probably whats holding me back at this point, but it's completely stable at 3.62...
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realy? how so? what kind of ram do you have? I will belive that it is the lack of l3 cache that is holding you back:-P

Mine is unlocked to an phenom b50 prospurus, running at 3.68 on all 4 cores rock stable at "only" 1.536v,1.2v cpunb:-)

Whats your volts?

Anyone, Anyone has experience running chips athlon chips on 1.6-1.65 volt 24/7? How long do they last? My b50 is stable at 3.96GHz at 1.65 volt, at least for 3hours torturetest, and it didnt go past 50degrees celcius. Pritty decent performance from the H2o 620 cooler:-) Cheap watercooling:-)
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realy? how so? what kind of ram do you have? I will belive that it is the lack of l3 cache that is holding you back:-P
Mine is unlocked to an phenom b50 prospurus, running at 3.68 on all 4 cores rock stable at "only" 1.536v,1.2v cpunb:-)
Whats your volts?
Anyone, Anyone has experience running chips athlon chips on 1.6-1.65 volt 24/7? How long do they last? My b50 is stable at 3.96GHz at 1.65 volt, at least for 3hours torturetest, and it didnt go past 50degrees celcius. Pritty decent performance from the H2o 620 cooler:-) Cheap watercooling:-)

I'm pretty sure the voltage will degrade the chip not the heat under those conditions.


Here http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=365813

http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=568547
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post #547 of 583
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I'm pretty sure the voltage will degrade the chip not the heat under those conditions.
Here http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=365813
http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=568547

THANK you! Finaly alittle facts!:-)
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Edited by jsc1973 - 12/14/11 at 9:19pm
     
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Will this processor bottleneck a Sapphire Radeon HD 6850?

The AMD Athlon II X3 450 Rana...
     
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Will this processor bottleneck a Sapphire Radeon HD 6850?
The AMD Athlon II X3 450 Rana...

ive already answered your question in the other thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/807667/anyone-have-an-athlon-ii-x3-450/10#post_17588103
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