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post #61 of 82
Yep, ok. Drop the multiplier down to

175 x 21

And post max temp
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post #62 of 82
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Roger 1 sec will edit this post with temps.

*** everything got resetto auto >.<
I'll go back and find our #s
Edited by Angel King - 2/10/11 at 2:05am
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post #63 of 82
Might as well stay with 3.6ghz, change the multi to 20 x 181.
Hold that until you get a nice cooler.

I suggest noctua Noctua NH-D14 or the Corsair H70
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Anyway of to bed for me, will reply to posts in the morning.
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post #65 of 82
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Same for me buddy. I got it stable at 3.5ghz with 95C at 100% load. It's running a 175x20. I might lower it to 171 to get a 89-90C full load temp if that works out. I'll start browsing around for better cooling options starting with your recommendations. Thanks again really, this was the crash course I needed to have a tiny understanding of how this whole process works. Can't wait to work with you in again.
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post #66 of 82
20 x 181

Change to those settings, and drop the voltages back down to auto, except 1.25 for Vcore.
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post #67 of 82
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Originally Posted by MysticHawk View Post
That looks fine, its less than what Im using.
Voltages are the only thing that can screw your system, Do you have a custom cooler on your CPU ?

Because if not, that overclock will get TOO hot.

Main points are
Voltage
Heat (tested with realtemp)
Stability (test with prime95, found in google)


You're using 1.4 volts for 4.14 Ghz?

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post #68 of 82
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Max temp at 100% load-93C
3.62ghz
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post #69 of 82
I would say that's too hot, I would back it down a bit, or get a better cooler.
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post #70 of 82
No? Im using 1.3v for 4.14 ghz
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