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post #1 of 9
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Hi all,

I have a 955BE@4GHz(1.46vCore) running around 40/42C full load OCCT (watercooled), and I can't hit 4.1GHz, even with a 1.55 vCore: I get core error with OCCT after 15/20 min (temp is 45/46C).

The NB settings didn't change (2650MHz/1.275v), as I moved the multiplier from 15 to 15.5

What would be your advice/tips?

Thanks a lot.
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post #2 of 9
try bumping up your NB voltage to like 1.30 or 1.35.

what is your HT speed at?
you should try keeping that around 2000mhz.
post #3 of 9
If your cpu is BE, set the multiplier higher.

If the multiplier can get to 20x, you can set the FSB at 205MHz for 4.1 GHz

EDIT: checked 955BE specs. multi can only go up to 16x
Edited by Davidsen - 1/20/11 at 4:51pm
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If your cpu is BE, set the multiplier higher.

If the multiplier can get to 20x, you can set the FSB at 205MHz for 4.1 GHz
he already said that setting the multi still resulted in instability.
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he already said that setting the multi still resulted in instability.
Then my advice would be to set the NB MHz lower, and/or set the multi to 16x and set the FSB to 256.
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post #6 of 9
Don't push your vCore that far on a board that does not have mosfet heatsinks. Limit yourself to 1.5V or less. The mosfets are still by all means reliable (being 8+2 phase) for some overclock.
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Good morning everyone,

Thanks a lot for your replies.

HT is at 2136. I'll try at 18xx with a x16/256 and let you know.

I will also put a HS on the mofset.
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is it c2 or c3?
    
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is it c2 or c3?
c3
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