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Originally Posted by Domele View Post
Not to hijack your thead but do these tips work also for overclocking an AMD x3 425 on a Gigabyte MA78LM-S2 motherboard?
Yes

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Edit: posted new thread with this info at request of Gyro.
Edited by Domele - 1/16/11 at 2:50pm
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Please start another,less confusion that way.thanks

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Learn from My Mistakes

Here is a link to My overclocking quest of the same processor. My motherboard is different but Rookie1337 had your exact system and he joined in what I was doing. He has left very detailed specs and settings that are closely related to your system in this post.

My guess is you will achieve:
3.6 GHZ stable @ 1.53Vcore

Make sure your Ram Voltages are sufficient as a first step.
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Cheers, slowly increasing FSB as per Gyro's tips, I'll update as it goes along.
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Ok, I've hit a FSB of 250, with an idle temp of 27C and a load temp of 51C.
Is it safe to go for 260 with these temps, and will I need to amp up the voltage?
Or should I just start bumping up the multi?
Edited by Katcilla - 1/18/11 at 2:25am
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post #17 of 36
Good stuff
If 3.8 is your goal, then at least try to 255.(254x15=3810)
The temps are ok for now.
Do you use cpu Q-fan in the bios,or is at default(never changed)?

Can you open a couple instances of cpu-z,one with cpu tab and one with memory tab and post a screenshot.

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CPU-Z:
Attachment 190928
I'm gonna assume that Q-fan is at default, but just so you know all the fans near my CPU are set to the highest speed(the top and rear fans) and so is the V8, ~1800RPM.
The two fans at the front of my case are at medium speed, ~1100RPM.
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post #19 of 36
Ya I forgot the V8 has a fan control dial.

Things are looking swell.
Do you notice vdroop on the cpu volts when you're stressing?I see your at 1.4v.
Mine droops a fair bit, 1.36v drops to 1.31 when fully stressed.

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Yeah, it goes down to about 1.36v.
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