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Hi... i have a BIOSTAR A785G3 mobo and i need EXCESSIVE voltage to oc my NB(2400mhz needs ATLEAST 1.6V)also i think my mobo might be holding me back for overclocking... needs atleast 1.6V to boot 4 ghz on my cpu(sig rig) when ive seen people on OCN booting 4+ghz with 1.5v or less... my mobo has no MOSFET cooling and its a 4+1 power design(i think) could lack of MOSFET cooling be culprit? please help......... If i need MOSFET cooling can i just cut up a couple p4 heatsinks i have lying aroung? if so how would i go about doing that?
OH and idk if this is related to MOSFETS but i cant boot with the Reference clock over 220 mhz... 220 boots fine but 221 has a constant reboot loopi have to reset CMOS via jumpers to fix >_<
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First off did you lower the ram speed before you started the OC? And second, you can find those mosfet coolers at Newegg or cut up something and make your own. Use thermal tape or thermal adhesive to attach. But I believe that if you use adhesive they may not come back off (strong stuff). That may not be the best board for a serious OC.
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yes i lowered my ram speeds as low as they would go... 800 MHz... still wasnt any better
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