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I've overclocked my i5 650 many times and it was always easy. Now I'm helping a friend with his 1055t and I can't get this thing stable at even 3.6. Right now I can't even get 3.4GHz stable with 1.55v. I'm on a GA-880GA-UD3H. I know it isn't that great of a board and needs the mosfets cooler. Here are my settings:

CPU Multiplier: 14
NB Frequency: 2000mhz
FSB: 243
PCIE Clock: Auto
HT Link Width: 16 bit
HT Link frequency: x8 - 1944MHz
CPU PLL: 2.54v
DRAM: 1.605v
NB Voltage Control: 1.280v
CPU NB VID Control: 1.3500v
CPU Voltage Control: 1.55v
RAM Timings: 9-9-9-30
RAM Frequency: 1295
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Get that DRAM voltage down to 1.5V (if it allows it) or get your timings down. That's not acceptable.
But uh, yeah, inexcusable RAM that requires unusually large amounts of voltage for generic timings (or pretty much anything with generic timings aka 1333 CL9) can and will hold back a CPU overclock.

And you definitely don't ever, EVER push more than 1.45-1.5V on any motherboard with a 4+1 and a 125W processor; on more reliable boards there is only a certain extent you should safely overclock to, and for the very least Gigabyte power phases are more reliable most of the time despite 4+1. If you have a tower cooler (not the stock cooler, which blows onto the mosfets), don't overclock at all.
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Get that DRAM voltage down to 1.5V (if it allows it) or get your timings down. That's not acceptable.
But uh, yeah, inexcusable RAM that requires unusually large amounts of voltage for generic timings (or pretty much anything with generic timings aka 1333 CL9) can and will hold back a CPU overclock.

And you definitely don't ever, EVER push more than 1.45-1.5V on any motherboard with a 4+1 and a 125W processor; on more reliable boards there is only a certain extent you should safely overclock to, and for the very least Gigabyte power phases are more reliable most of the time despite 4+1. If you have a tower cooler (not the stock cooler, which blows onto the mosfets), don't overclock at all.
Originally the RAM was at 1.5v but I was testing it out on a few different settings. That was what I last had it set on and forgot that it had been changed. I'm used to Intel which usually needs the 1.65v+ for stability. Cooler wise he has a Hyper 212+ (one fan) which has been keeping temps in the high 30s low 40s. One of the bigger issues is that I'm not familiar with AMD and how much voltage is actually needed/safe. From what I heard 1.5v is max unlike Intel which is usually 1.4v.

Here is the RAM that he has:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-558-_-Product
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1.65V is a DDR3 voltage to be used ONLY on performance memory, not generic memory with 1333 9-9-9 or 1066 7-7-7 settings. 1.65V is recommended because it is the maximum tolerable on LGA1156 and 1366 for the long term.

OCZ Special Ops is rated 1600 8-8-8; have you considered setting the memory to that?

And as I said, lower that CPU voltage. You're going to cause serious damage to the voltage if you run extended stress tests at that CPU voltage because your processor is a 125W at stock and raising the voltage really increases the heat to both CPU and mosfets. Your mosfets are particularly dangerous because they are 4+1, unheatsinked, and uncooled whatsoever due to the Hyper 212+. The ones on the GA-880GA-UD3H are pretty reliable, and can allow some overclock. However, I recommend keeping to stock or even underclocking unless you either return to the stock cooler (which blows on the mosfets) or get some mosfet cooling such as the Enzotech MST-81 or MOS-C1 mini-heatsinks.
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1.65V is a DDR3 voltage to be used ONLY on performance memory, not generic memory with 1333 9-9-9 or 1066 7-7-7 settings. 1.65V is recommended because it is the maximum tolerable on LGA1156 and 1366 for the long term.

OCZ Special Ops is rated 1600 8-8-8; have you considered setting the memory to that?

And as I said, lower that CPU voltage. You're going to cause serious damage to the voltage if you run extended stress tests at that CPU voltage because your processor is a 125W at stock and raising the voltage really increases the heat to both CPU and mosfets. Your mosfets are particularly dangerous because they are 4+1, unheatsinked, and uncooled whatsoever due to the Hyper 212+. The ones on the GA-880GA-UD3H are pretty reliable, and can allow some overclock. However, I recommend keeping to stock or even underclocking unless you either return to the stock cooler (which blows on the mosfets) or get some mosfet cooling such as the Enzotech MST-81 or MOS-C1 mini-heatsinks.
I'm already not liking AMD... Right now it's running 3.2GHz with around 1.4v I believe. I know it is under 1.5. And I never could boot with that high of voltage. I won't be able to mess with it for a few days probably since he took his computer back to his dorm and I live off-campus.
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Is it just me or are the NB volts a bit low...?
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Is it just me or are the NB volts a bit low...?
I've raised them and lowered them but nothing seams to work :/
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That's crazy high voltage. My 1055t is blck 270 x14 with 1.38v and linpak 1hr max memory doesn't put temps over 47c. I did up the NB volts one increment in BIOS...which I forget how big it is. I believe it's a +.05? or something fairly small. also have the 212+, just one fan. My memory is also fairly generic...it's uhhm. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820144262

Sounds like a particular issue unique to that setup...wish I could help more. Hopefully a comparison to my adventures with it may provide some insight. D:
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CPU Multiplier: 14
NB Frequency: 2000mhz - This is stock NB and doesnt need any + voltage
FSB: 243
PCIE Clock: Auto
HT Link Width: 16 bit
HT Link frequency: x8 - 1944MHz
CPU PLL: 2.54v
DRAM: 1.605v - too high, could also cause damage to RAM/instability
NB Voltage Control: 1.280v - if this has this been raised lower it to stock
CPU NB VID Control: 1.3500v - if this has been raised lower it to stock
CPU Voltage Control: 1.55v - This could have caused damage
RAM Timings: 9-9-9-30
RAM Frequency: 1295
RAM:Unganged

'I'm already not liking AMD...'

no offence but maybe you should have researched how to overclock it rather than blame AMD..........
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Yeah, low end mobo but I suspect your RAM settings in BIOS are the culprit. My 1055T will do 4 GHz all day long with 1.45v as I suspect they all will. Oh yeah one other thing you might want to look into. Intel sucks!
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