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I was wondering if this voltage was safe?




It goes up to 1.42 randomly. This is like my 50th time overclocking on this board all times it crashed from the slightest fsb bump but i bumped the voltage and a few other things and I think it's stable now. Going to stress test soon.
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Of course yeah, Think the safest voltage is 1.55V if you can keep it under that, and keep the temps under 62C.

Have you tried unlocking your CPU?
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Of course yeah, Think the safest voltage is 1.55V if you can keep it under that, and keep the temps under 62C.

Have you tried unlocking your CPU?
My motherboard doesn't support it sadly.

Here is a link to the motherboard in question,
http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/...t.php?S_ID=370

I'll keep this OC and see how long it lasts. Also does downclocking your RAM help overclocking?
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My motherboard doesn't support it sadly.

Here is a link to the motherboard in question,
http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/...t.php?S_ID=370

I'll keep this OC and see how long it lasts. Also does downclocking your RAM help overclocking?
Awsome It depends, Downclocking my RAM makes my OC unstable, and that might be because I'm on DDR3 RAM
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Awsome It depends, Downclocking my RAM makes my OC unstable, and that might be because I'm on DDR3 RAM
I think it is time for me to buy a new motherboard


I will try to push higher, maybe 3.4Ghz? I've hit 3.7Ghz but it crashes right as cpuz opened :<
Edited by IzninjaFTW - 1/15/11 at 7:18am
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I think it is time for me to buy a new motherboard


I will try to push higher, maybe 3.4Ghz? I've hit 3.7Ghz but it crashes right as cpuz opened :<
Would be a good idea get a new AM3 board, but Bulldozer is just around the corner and coming out soon
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Nevermind just got a blue screen and then it refused to boot so had to reset CMOS. :<
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Nevermind just got a blue screen and then it refused to boot so had to reset CMOS. :<
Damm :/

You going to get a new board? or going to wait for the bulldozer CPU's to come out? Problem is that it will be on a new AM3+ or AM4 motherboard unfortunatley
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