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Well, Ive just managed to get my cpu to 2.8Ghz from 2.7Ghz, but when I do the OCCT test it says Im unstable. All specs are in my cp. I raised my voltage quite abit compared to last time, would decreasing it help? Heres all the info you need i think:
    
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Hmm that's quite strange actually. You should be fine with your specs. Are you running a divider on your FSB:RAM? Maybe you run your RAM at a high frequency and the RAM fails during the test. Run Memtest86 to make sure its not the RAM's fault. Decreasing voltage will not help to keep it stable, unless its the temp issue. But the BIg Typhoon should have no problem with the temp.
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My htt is set at 3x and 166 divider

Will run Memtest86 now
    
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Hmn, memtest86 says:
################################################## ############
# #
# Memtest-86 Installation #
# This installation creates a bootable floppy disk. #
# #
# Memtest is a standalone memory test and must be booted #
# from a floppy disk. Memtest cannot be executed under #
# DOS or Windows. #
# NOTE:You will not be able to read from the floppy after #
# the test is installed. This is normal. #


I dont have a floppy disk ^^, any other way to do this/check if its memory
    
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if you have a blank CD, memtest (among other things) is on the 40MB iso that's linked to in my FAQ
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Awsome, do I just save the download the disk to the cd?

Hmmn, tried that and didnt work...anyone else got any other ideas?
    
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Well, I decreased the voltage and left everything else, then ran OCCT and suprisingly its stable! Hmnn..but aparntly the temperatures were higher than it was with a higher voltage :S
    
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Awsome, do I just save the download the disk to the cd?

Hmmn, tried that and didnt work...anyone else got any other ideas?
You have to burn it correctly. Currently I believe you have made a copy of the ISO.
Make sure the file type selected is "ISO" when you burn it or you will endup with a data BU as the original file.
Correctly burned ISO files self extact in the burning process.
    
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post #9 of 11
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Well, I managed to get an oc of 2.8ghz occt stable. But then I went for 2.9ghz and I had to reset it all. I put all the bios settings the same as they were before and ran occt, but its unstable. Then I decided to cut my losses and put it all the way back to 2.7Ghz...But now thats unstable aswell. Also my Cpu temperatures have shot up about 10c from what they were before and I have toached the big typhoon...
Any Ideas?


Temps are 42c on cpu and 51 on mono....yikes, thats on load on 2.7Ghz...on idle its about 39c and mobo 50c
    
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Do I have to reseat the big typhoon? Or would just leaving the pc off for a while help...I dont really want to have to reseat the bt, its scares me with its size. If I do would I have to put a new layer of AS5 on?
Thanks in advance....im scared though
    
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