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3.56 GHz so far on stock volts for an unlocked x3 740, should I up the volts?

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I haven't tried very many settings, and most have worked, here's the highest so far





It seems to run alright, I've only ran it for games. Should I add any voltage to anything?
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How stable is it in Prime95 under Blend?
How long does it go in IBT?
    
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Not at all, I just tried it, oh well, I was just judging by the temps that it was alright, but it's not.
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I lowered the FSB back to 240, so that put the DRAM back to 1600, and the CPU to 3.49GHz. Now prime95 is running, I leave it running for awhile.
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Well I ran prime95 for an hour with no problems, and the temp is about where I expected at 50C, that cooler is a cheap fill-in.

I shouldn't run it any hotter really though, as I don't know the core temps.
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You need to get your NB clocked up higher. 2400 NB should be runnable on stock CPU-NB voltage. You can go as high as 1.45v on the CPU-NB voltage (stock is 1.175v). But you'll usually need voltage past 2400MHz NB.
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post #7 of 14
your chip runs really well. I'd try running prime for more than an hour though
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post #8 of 14
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You need to get your NB clocked up higher. 2400 NB should be runnable on stock CPU-NB voltage. You can go as high as 1.45v on the CPU-NB voltage (stock is 1.175v). But you'll usually need voltage past 2400MHz NB.
Do you mean to up the NB freq manually, a bit at a time, and if it fails, add voltage?
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Do you mean to up the NB freq manually, a bit at a time, and if it fails, add voltage?
Yes sir. 2400 should be stable on stock voltage. If not, bump it up slightly (1.175v is stock). You're looking for CPU-NB voltage, not regular NB.
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post #10 of 14
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Well I tried ~1925 NB and upped the CPU/NB voltage by 1 amount, anfd run prime95 for 30min

Now I just put it to 2400, and put the voltage up to ~1.21V, about 4 clicks up from the auto setting when it was at 1721.

Now I'm running prime again, but sould I try it with the [auto] voltage again, I guess so right?
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