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Mine need a little clock skew for stability at 4.2GHz. 200ps I think... ...might have been 100ps. I'll check.
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I think I finally stabilized it by adjusting the northbridge slightly. Thanks for the support!
 
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Originally Posted by stu. View Post
I think I finally stabilized it by adjusting the northbridge slightly. Thanks for the support!
Also realize that 15 minutes of IBT testing does not always equate to 100% folding stability. I learned that the hard way.

The BEST way to make sure you're folding stable is to, well, fold. If you can get through one bigadv WU without crashing, you should be good.
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Yea, I ran IBT for approximately 8.25 hours before declaring myself "stable" haha. I had made it through 139 runs with max memory.

I also did about an hour of Prime 95 testing after that, but I moved to folding now.

I got a 35 TPF currently, which makes me really happy! A great improvement over the 47-49 I had before!
 
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Tweaked the OC on my i7 lastnight, from 4.01 to 4.20 (albeit in the quick n dirrrty way of just adjusting the Multi and BCLK to 21 x 200) and it has been rock solid on bigadv..

I've had it at 4.01 for a few months (since Oct, IIRC) and there was still room for the temps to go up a bit...there's a screenie in the Misfits Team thread..
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Temps should only be going up with a voltage increase, not when you increase the multiplier.

At least, that's what I saw as I slowly went from stock to 4.2.
 
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