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my 3200+ venice processor is maxed out at 2.7ghz as ive tried 2.8ghz but windows wont start. could this be the processor or could it be due to the fact that if i leave the same divider on the ram that im running now, the ram ends up running at 464mhz.

i really want to get this higher but before i try again i would like to see what you think is stopping my oc.

btw im running on 1.55 volts vcore but i was considering running 1.65 vcore to help stability if needed

any help appreciated
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2.7Ghz is pretty good for a 3200
what temps are you getting ?
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post #3 of 23
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oh sorry i missed that out of my first post

im getting 41 degrees full load on stock cooling

and idle is 23-28 degrees
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what are your settings????? I want to get my A64 3000 higher....
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post #5 of 23
Run a bigger divider on your ram and YES the extra vcore will be needed BUT that is going to impact load temps big time!!

bluedevil: There is differences between the 3000 and the 3200, overclocking wise they can be very different. The 3000 with my experience would run a lot higher with less vcore compared to the 3200, the 3000 would also run cooler for some reason even with the same vcore. This is just with my 2 cpu's and may have no comparison with any other.
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post #6 of 23
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well the speeds wont be the same as we are using very different parts.

but if you want to know more about what im running, have a look at my profile or click on the '2.7ghz verified' link in my sig

anyone now what the problem is??
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tuchan ill have a go at what you said, but if the load temps go too high i will wait until i get a thermaltake big typhoon

well its now at 2.8ghz, i shall prime95 it overnight
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fusion Racing
tuchan ill have a go at what you said, but if the load temps go too high i will wait until i get a thermaltake big typhoon
You can only try, give it a go and see how ya load temps go, good luck, post ya results, are you OCCT stable or Super PI stable??
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post #9 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fusion Racing
tuchan ill have a go at what you said, but if the load temps go too high i will wait until i get a thermaltake big typhoon

well its now at 2.8ghz, i shall prime95 it overnight
I agree with tuchen. Don't be afraid of a divider, I used to hate dividers until I understood the usefulness of a divider. I have ram that wont overclock very well, so I'm only running 219mhz on the ram, but 2.7 on the cpu, besides, 2.7 is a damn nice overclock. 2.7 and up is when the Venice's start to really rip it up. So, even if you can't get higher, be proud of that

bluedevil, start another thread and I would be more than happy to help you out
 
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post #10 of 23
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yeh 2.8 runs super pi faster than before and is stable, yay

ram on a 2/1.5 divider instead of a 2/1.66 which i was running at 2.7ghz

i havent done 32m on super pi but 1m is done in 34 seconds
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