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Alright heres the issue...

I can overlock my cpu fine to 2.59GHz (i haven't tried much further) using a HTT speed of 235.3MHz, a multiplier of x11.0, and a voltage of 1.50v. But if i bring my volts to anything below my cpu underclocks to about 1200MHz. I haven't changed any of my my memories voltage nor timmings since I really don't know what I should set it too. Is it possible to oc my cpu with the confilct of going 1.50v? I'm pretty satisfied with it since my oc pretty much matches a FX-55, but the higher i raise the volts, the easier the cpu gets hotter during gameplay and heavy loads. My load temp is fine, it's usually 33ºC and my cpus temperature raises to 41ºC max during a heavy load or gameplay. I always make sure that my cpu is not going to go over 45ºC.

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post #2 of 6
You can check out the guide here for your mobo. Thank ncsa for this not me. It was his work.
I don't know anything about your BIOS. If 1.5 is the max vcore then maybe a overvolt mod. could help you reach higher. Thats a nice cpu though, should be able to reach 2.8 atleast.
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Might depend on your CPUs stepping that you can't get over 2600. I'd had an KABGE sandy that wouldn't prime over 2500.
    
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Make sure "Cool and Quiet" is disabled and make sure you disable any other thermal throttling in your bios.
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Originally Posted by lonnie5000
Make sure "Cool and Quiet" is disabled and make sure you disable any other thermal throttling in your bios.
Yeah, I agree with lonnie. Double check if it's disabled and you can also try updating your motherboard's bios.
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Your temps are great and so is teh CnQ recommendations which is probably you issue with the system unsderclocking.
You should try setting a divider on your RAM to DDR333 specs... not sure exactically what RAM you have but it may not like going over the current CPU bus speed. Upping the vdimm a few tenths wouldn't hurt either.
    
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