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well, i have met with failure... I woke up to a blank screen, so i gues prime 95 must have crashed. I guess i will see if 251 fsb/cpu, 1.4v, x10.50 is stable...
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post #12 of 25
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Originally Posted by bgbop15
well, i have met with failure... I woke up to a blank screen, so i gues prime 95 must have crashed. I guess i will see if 251 fsb/cpu, 1.4v, x10.50 is stable...
That'll put your ram at 239 mhz in case you didn't know.

http://math.gogar.com/athlon64.cgi?htt=251&showtable=1
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post #13 of 25
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is that good? i mean, its ddr500, so should i aim for 250?
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Originally Posted by bgbop15
is that good? i mean, its ddr500, so should i aim for 250?
If you want to overclock your system correctly, the best way to do it is to find the individual maximums of each part independently. After those values are known, you can then decide on the most effective system settings. If you don't do it that way, you're simply guessing as to what's holding you back if it won't boot or operate properly. There are several FAQ and stickied threads on how to overclock properly.
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BTW make sure you use the edit button, then you wont get shouted at by admins ^^
    
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post #16 of 25
Quote:
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BTW make sure you use the edit button, then you wont get shouted at by admins ^^
EDIT button is your friend
Just remember to keep your full load temp below 55c!
OCCT is a great prog for testing stability and full load temps much quicker than Prime95... once you have stability in OCCT, fully test with Prime.
    
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post #17 of 25
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wow... just hit 9928 on 3dmark 05... any tips to get me over 10,000?
example: what prog can i use to overclock my gpu a little more? (ati tray tools shows disabled and ati tool just locks up the pc.


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post #18 of 25
If your not already using it ATItool is a great program and does support the x1800 core,as is ATI tray tools(don't know its level of support for the x1000 series), if your using overdrive disable it when using an outside overclocking program to avoid conflicts. congrats on the system and have fun overclocking, but be careful as it seems its addictive nature is on the level of crack and cigarettes!
    
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post #19 of 25
I'd try overclocking that cpu just a bit more.
11x270=2.97ghz
and ram at 270@ 3-4-4-8

and if you can
11x275=3.025ghz
and 275@ 3-4-4-8
so the ram would be at or close to what it is now, and the cpu would be faster which is slightly more important.
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post #20 of 25
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command rate of 2t ok?

so the cpu/ram ratio would be 1:1?

I can't boot past 255 when its 1:1, maybe i need a different multiplier? I'm at 2:2.12 or something like that right now...

I'm running at about 44c full load now, you think I can handle going higher? I there break in with these aftermarket coolers/thermal paste that comes on them?


FYI, not TOO concerned with going much further, scored a 10020 in 3Dmark05 today!!
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