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Running what is says in the spec.

No matter what i do i cant get my cpu any higher than 2.3ghz (stock volts) if i increase to 2.35 on a 1.5v it wont boot. I increased my vdimm from 2.6v to 2.8v, running a 166mhz divider and the ram is currently running at something like 380mhz. Temps reach 33 degress C at load. No errors on prime 95 or superpi at 2.3ghz. All the Pci stuff etc is locked. Htt at x3 and the cpu multi at x10.

Any ideas how to get it higher?

Thanks
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increase vcore.
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I've gone from 1.4 to 1.5, that has increased my temp quite alot though
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and did it help with stability any?
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not at all
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post #7 of 21
uhh....there is no way your corsairs could be going at 380 MHz.

if 1.5v is stil unstable, try 1.55v even. i wouldnt go past 1.6v. but if you have to go up to 1.6v for a stable overclock, i wouldnt use that 24/7.
    
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uhh....there is no way your corsairs could be going at 380 MHz.

if 1.5v is stil unstable, try 1.55v even. i wouldnt go past 1.6v. but if you have to go up to 1.6v for a stable overclock, i wouldnt use that 24/7.
Why cant they run at 381mhz on a 166mhz divider in dual channel?
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Any ideas?
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post #10 of 21
I have an idea, since none of the other work you could try pump up the Vchipset a notch 0.1V should help. Is there any way to put a fan to blow air directly on the chipset? I've seen it has no active cooling, maybe it heats up when OCing. I have the same problem, with active cooling on the chipset i can go over 2.4 GHz on my NC 2800, but without it the NB heats up a lot and it stalls after 1-2 hors.
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