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Did some testing last night with HT on... Just need some reassurance... Temps Ok???

CoreTemp and Everest have the same readings, HWMonitor is a little lower.
See Max values...







Off the top of my head...

vcore - 1.35 or so
vtt v - 1.30
QPI v - 1.30

load line calibration on...
Thank you for the start. Any others? And do I set my ram timings AFTER I overclock the CPU? I might check also in the owners thread for my motherboard.
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Yes, and if you had another mobo, you wouldn't have to....

Or an aquarium water chiller instead of a rad...

It's the options that drive u crazy...
IDK, I have had second thoughts on replacing my board. Unless I get a UD9 or Rampage III I think the rest are just side grades. It seems to handle this cpu for 24/7 use. Just tops out on voltage for suicide runs.. I can live with that..

Chiller... Nah, just get a nice phase unit, maybe the OCZ Cryo... Anyone got a spare single phase unit laying around??




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Thank you for the start. Any others? And do I set my ram timings AFTER I overclock the CPU? I might check also in the owners thread for my motherboard.
No problem.. You can set your ram timings first, just set the ram divider so it runs at or just below its default speed. 2/8 - 2/10 or whatever.. 2/8 is good for 1600MHz ram up to 200 bclk...

And if you can post the settings in your bios, voltages & such. use [code] text wrap.. If you look around I am sure you can find a pre made template. Just google ( "your motherboard" bios template ) and you should find one. Then copy & paste it here, we should be able to give you the correct settings.
Edited by 10acjed - 4/14/11 at 11:30am
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Im down to 1.305v @ 4.2, so far I'm been able to pass stability and benchmarks quite nicely. temps are down 5°c @ load (could also be from my new water setup too )
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Thanks again, is there a way to create a text file from my bios? Or do I just write everything down and type the results into a text file?
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None that I've ever seen. If someone does come up with one it will be one of the most downloaded utilities ever.
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Well here are pics of all the bios screens, you can do one up by looking through it and jotting down the settings...
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...9,2688-10.html
They have become more and more common, and makes things easy..
Here is what I have for my X58 SLI

but yours will be different...
Edited by 10acjed - 4/14/11 at 3:58pm
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Thank you for the start. Any others? And do I set my ram timings AFTER I overclock the CPU? I might check also in the owners thread for my motherboard.
I usually set my ram timings on the loose side till after I have finalised the cpu overclock, and only then tighten up ram timings. It helps keep ram and cpu errors separate, especially when running close to the ram's max speed where a raise of bclk can push the ram past its limit.
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down to 1.29375v , temps went down a couple of °s

edit: nm, crashed after ~30mins of Prime, going back to 1.300v for now
Edited by wermad - 4/14/11 at 7:30pm
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Mine would BSOD at that, especially playing GTA4. Probably the most vicious stress tester I have.
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Mine would BSOD at that, especially playing GTA4. Probably the most vicious stress tester I have.
yeah, it passed IBT @ 1.29375v but Prime was too much for it, didn't last 30mins, setting it up back to 1.300v
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