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post #1 of 28
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This can't be C3. Sure it says C3.
Someone just said their C3 went to 4GHz on 1.4 vid. This one can' get over 3.7 @1.45 vid
This is the best I can do with this CPU. Either it's flaky, or need better PSU. Runs as x4 under 3.5Ghz, or x3 tho.
edit* What I meant "this is the best I can.." was the best I can do keeping it around 1.45 vid.




edit* X3 @ higher vid and 3dmark06 run




Edited by boosted6 - 12/25/10 at 12:44pm
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post #2 of 28
Sometimes you receive crappy clocking products.
Sadly, you are only guaranteed the speed on the box.

Anything else is a bonus.

Who makes your PSU?
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post #3 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
Sometimes you receive crappy clocking products.
Sadly, you are only guaranteed the speed on the box.

Anything else is a bonus.

Who makes your PSU?
^^^^^^this
I have 1 that can do 4.0ghz @ 1.4v and it is 100% stable. Most other needs 1.5-1.55v for 4.0ghz.
Edited by dixson01974 - 12/24/10 at 8:38pm
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CM 460W I never intended to use that PSU and OC. I just had it on hand when CPU and MB arrived. Had plans to upgrade and go CF.
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post #5 of 28
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CM 460W I never intended to use that PSU and OC. I just had it on hand when CPU and MB arrived. Had plans to upgrade and go CF.
That's your problem...
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post #6 of 28
Quote:
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CM 460W I never intended to use that PSU and OC. I just had it on hand when CPU and MB arrived. Had plans to upgrade and go CF.
Your PSU is fine for that you have in you sig rig.
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That's your problem...
You really think so..
??
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That's your problem...
I think he is mad because his 555 C3 is an average cpu. Out of 5 555 C3. I have or had only 1 I can do 4.0ghz on 1.4v.
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post #9 of 28
Overclocks are never guaranteed... Golden batch or not they all aren't going to work the same meaning you might get one that doesn't overclock as well or even worse then normal.
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Are you overclocking from the bios or software?
    
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