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Okay, so I want to find out if it is possible to overclock my CPU any more.

Currently, it is running at Stock Voltage, and the temps are 30 Idle, 42 Max Load. I am using an aftermarket cooler, the one in the sig.

The only thing I have messed with is the FSB (Locked multiplier) and the rest is at Auto. Oh, and I have lowered the ram frequencies because they went way over 2000. Now they are at 1600. What can I do from here? My CPU runs at 3.43GH/z from its 2.8Gh/z stock. If I increase the FSB even 3-4 more, prime crashes. But with the current setup prime runs for hours stable.

Suggestions? smile.gif
Edited by AngeloG. - 1/5/11 at 2:17am
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post #2 of 40
That's a Regor, right? You can safely raise the voltage to 1.45v, gave me +200Mhz OC smile.gif
Above that it didn't matter to me, even at 1.6 I couldn't raise above 3.75

Damn, I just realized, we have practically the same setup biggrin.gif You my brother or something?
Edited by ronnin426850 - 1/5/11 at 3:23am
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post #3 of 40
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Well, I am already at 3.43Gh/z with stock voltage, which means I have 630Mh/z OC. I would like to know what can I do to go higher.
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Yes, I meant it gave me 200Mhz above what I could reach with stock voltage smile.gif Also make sure your lower the HT multi, to keep it around 2000 smile.gif Better performance
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ronnin426850;11896908 
That's a Regor, right?
Athlon II X4 is Propus.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Angello;11896945 
Athlon II X4 is Propus.

My bad then, I have no idea how far it goes smile.gif
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post #7 of 40
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ronnin426850;11896908 

Damn, I just realized, we have practically the same setup biggrin.gif You my brother or something?

Well, we have a different processor, a slightly different motherboard model, a different graphics card.. I don't know haha smile.gif

Still, I await some advice smile.gif
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post #8 of 40
Set vcore to 1.45, lower the ram to 1333. Then try to raise the fsb
Also post a cpu-z screenshot, the main and memory page.
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post #9 of 40
Well just today I was overclocking my processor and I got up to like:
3.8GHz CPU Frequency
2400MHz CPU/NB Frequency
1.4625v CPU Voltage
1.3625v CPU/NB Voltage

Obviously we don't the same chip, however I do know a little something about overclocking biggrin.gif... If you cant raise your FSB without Prime Crashes then you should do one of 3 things:
1. Raise CPU Voltage
2. Raise your CPU/NB Frequency and Voltage accordingly
3. Mess around with your Memory timings

And try to do those things in order...
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Here are my CPU-Z screens:

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