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Originally Posted by this n00b again;11757024 
hmm im pulling about 40c on Load at about 3500.

the board isn't fancy, it's just a standard msi 785gm-p45.

i can get 249x14 stable, but at 250x14 it'll crash after about an hr every time.

im pushing about 1.48volts.

what are the good temps?

Anything below 60c.
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;11757047 
You shouldn't need anywhere NEAR that voltage for 3.5. Knock your vcore down to 1.42 - 1.45v or so. Make sure your memory isn't being a problem (some dividers work, some don't on mine). Also make sure your HT Link is around 2000MHz, and NB around 2500. It MIGHT need a small bump in CPU-NB voltage too.

EDIT:
And keep the load temps below 55*C. At 56*C, my chip fails stress tests at 3.7GHz. At 55*C and below, its fine wink.gif.

yeah that's what i thought. but i couldn't get it stable so i pushed more vcore.

my ht link is around 2000. what is max NB voltage?

here's what it's at now
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Looks great so far. I'd say clock your NB up to 2500, and give it a small bump in CPU-NB voltage. That should get you to 250 on the dot. You should be able to push higher with those temperatures, 3.6-3.7 should be doable wink.gif. I'm using 275 x 13.5 for my clocks.

CPU-NB voltage is safe up to 1.50v. Most people don't feel comfortable pushing more than around 1.45v But 1.25-1.30v CPU-NB should get 2500 to run just fine. Mine does 2500 on stock 1.175v.
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