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First I wanna say hello to all, because I'm new here.

Today I've decided to squeeze some more from my CPU, but the maximum I've achieved with stable system was that:

Core speed: 3407.6 MHz
Core Voltage: 1.392 V
Bus speed: 235.0 MHz
Multiplier: x 14.5

Can you give me some sugestions if I can get more of it?
I saw that some people reached 3.6 MHz to 3.8 MHz...

P.S. and how I can show my system in my signature?? smile.gif
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P.S. and how I can show my system in my signature

Click on the user cp at the top of the page.
Ps welcome to the forum.
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Ok. Here the breakdown on that you need to know for ocing any athlon II and phenom II cpu on air.
1) Max cpu voltage is 1.55v.
2) Keep temp under 55c.
3) NB frequency take it as high as you can take it and stable.
4) CPU/NB voltage max 1.45v. This the voltage for NB Frequency.
5) Keep HT around 2000.
6) Keep memory close or under to stock speed.
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Originally Posted by dixson01974;11802973 
Ok. Here the breakdown on that you need to know for ocing any athlon II and phenom II cpu on air.
1) Max cpu voltage is 1.55v.
2) Keep temp under 55c.
3) NB frequency take it as high as you can take it and stable.
4) CPU/NB voltage max 1.45v. This the voltage for NB Frequency.
5) Keep HT around 2000.
6) Keep memory close or under to stock speed.

tnx for the info, I will make some test with close to these setings and see what I can make smile.gif

P.S. This is my first time overclocking...
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Can I turn off Cool'n'Quiet, because the cores go for 55°C at core vol: 1.450 V ???confused.gif
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Here are my results:

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This is with factory cooling.
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Good Job for OCing for the first time... I have the same processor and I'm at 3.5 as well. I am fiddling with it as much as possible trying to break 3.6
 
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post #8 of 13
Turn Cool'n'Quiet off while testing your oc's it can be the cause of many headaches. Once you get your "final" OC turn it on and see if your stabil with it, it will save you a little power and heat, but most just leave it off.
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post #9 of 13
i must say... i love this CPU
only my board is for the garbage...max. HT 1000 frown.gif

GA-MA74GM-S2H (rev. 3.0)

CPU Cooling: Scythe Katana 3
PowerSupply: Super-Flower SF700A14A

Temp: 44°C (last) 30°C (idle)

Win7 CPU Performance Index: 6.8

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Edited by raven3k - 1/6/11 at 10:54am
post #10 of 13
disable acc and your core temps will work again
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