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My 620 hit a wall after 3.51GHz. And that was with 1.4v. Might wanna lower ur ram and try from there.
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Did you read my op or notice my signature? I have a cooler master TX3 and at full load am less than 40c @ 1.43 vcore and idle at 11c. The h212+ is just a slightly larger version of the tx3.

Regardless,

MR KROGOTH in his elaborite rambling made me do a double take at my bios. Turns out the auto setting for the vcore is at 1.44. I set it to 1.40 and the setting turned red but I am at 3.54 and have been running prime95 for about an hour without event.

Sorry for any misspells, iPhone too hard
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My 620 hit a wall after 3.51GHz. And that was with 1.4v. Might wanna lower ur ram and try from there.
Makes no difference. When I originally oc Ed it the ram was set to the lowest ratio as was the nb multiplier and the ht multiplier. 3.4 was the best I got at that run so I started upping the ram mb and ht to where they are.

Sofar the most helpful things where to up th mem voltage from 1.6 to 1.65 and lower the vcore
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post #14 of 85
You are FAR from reaching the limits of that chip. The 640 is a C3 stepping. You should reach 3.8-4.0GHz with it with decent enough voltage. The C2's (620 and 630) top out around 3.6-3.8GHz.
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So few words made such a large difference, haha.
Glad to see your getting some results.
    
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New validations after getting Ballsy with the Voltage
3.7Ghz @ 1.551
3.75 Ghz @ 1.552

It would only run one pass of prime95 at 3.75Ghz @ 1.552 then all the workers stopped with no Bsod. I count that as progress. 3.7 is running more stable. 4 passes so far. Idles at 21c running at 49c with my TX3.
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New validations after getting Ballsy with the Voltage
3.7Ghz @ 1.551
3.75 Ghz @ 1.552

It would only run one pass of prime95 at 3.75Ghz @ 1.552 then all the workers stopped with no Bsod. I count that as progress. 3.7 is running more stable. 4 passes so far. Idles at 21c running at 49c with my TX3.
Raise moar.
P.S. Its not bawlsy till its past 1.6v...
    
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I have a feeling I know the answer to this question before I ask, but;

Core 2 is failing and the rest are running fine. I can individually configure cores, should I lower the clock of core 2 or raise the voltage?

1.6v, is that safe?
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Get better programs. Show us CPUz (with CPU and memory tabs open), and maybe try out HWMonitor for temperature monitoring.

It could be your NB or RAM that's holding you back right now.
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Glad to see the 250 ref clock isn't slowing you down. I'm still worried about figuring out which temp to believe for my cpu the TMPIN0 or the one reported by each core.

What's your NB freq and VDDNB?
     
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