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Okay, I just overclocked my AMD Phenom II x2 555 from 3.2 to 3.5Ghz. My voltage is at 1.296 and my CPU : memory ratio is 3:10. Can i overclock further? here are some screenshots.
    
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Ok is this some kind of a joke??
3.5 @ 1.296 I see your CPUID, but did you try to run Hyper Pi, or some benchmark program like 3DMark without errors and crashing?

lol I'm 3.66 @ 1.440 what is up with this chip I got??
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yes i have run a benchmark program and completed the benchmark without any errors or crashing
    
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And, you are pushing HTT only. Mix a little bit of both. I still can't believe 1.296.
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post #5 of 28
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And, you are pushing HTT only. Mix a little bit of both. I still can't believe 1.296.
It's a C3, not much to be surprised about.
Anything higher will likely require a v bump, though.

Also, those are some loose memory timings, but I guess you're already over spec for those sticks..
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post #6 of 28
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basically i am wondering if it would hurt my CPU or motherboard if I upped the voltage to 1.38V?
    
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post #7 of 28
Rule of thumb is to overclock to the edge of stability.
Once computer isn't stable back it off by a few % and then you're good.

Depending on temperatures and what heatsink you have will dictate what you can set your voltage to.
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ok because right now at 3.5Ghz and 1.296V im sittin at 24°C
    
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post #9 of 28
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Ok is this some kind of a joke??
3.5 @ 1.296 I see your CPUID, but did you try to run Hyper Pi, or some benchmark program like 3DMark without errors and crashing?

lol I'm 3.66 @ 1.440 what is up with this chip I got??
I have a 555 C3 that only needs 1.4v for 4.0ghz and others 4 555 I had needs 1.5-1.55v for 3.9ghz or 4.0ghz.
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ok because right now at 3.5Ghz and 1.296V im sittin at 24°C
Run LinX or Prime95 and that number will change quickly.
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