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My overclock isn't satisfying me. With my old Asus K8N I used to get 2.6 - 2.7, my new motherboards V-core only goes to 1.536 but I can only get 2.4. I noticed today that my chipset heat sink doesnt have a fan on it. If I get better cooling for it could I get a better OC? Ive seen people with the same core (Jori) hit 2.4ghz with a 1.4 v core, so I think I should be able to hit 2.55-2.6 with a 1.55 v core.
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It is possible that with some cooling or a better HS on the chipset you will be able to OC higher--it was that way for me--I have ducted some air directly on the chipset pf my mobo and was able to break into the stratosphere at last...
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Would chipset heat problems cause windows not to load when I OC to 2.55?
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no that would be unstability, whether its caused by the chipset, ram, or cpu, you will have to figure out.... but cooling the chipset all the better will allow for a better oc...
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I know it's not the CPU because with my old movo I got it up to 2.7 prime stable.
And the RAM is running a little under 400mhz ddr, it's either my v-core or the chipset.
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so pull the heatsink off, apply some as5 and see if that helps.... and maybe even put a spare fan over it....
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