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Yeah my 955 C3 isn't a super duper chip either. I guess you just have to be lucky
Are you kidding me? 4GHz + 3GHz NB on a 955 is massive!

1.55v on CPU and 4GHz is still unstable, 1.55v on NB and 2.9GHz is unstable. (my temps were fine, too)
Edited by MetalBeerSolid - 2/19/11 at 11:17pm
 
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Most 955s don't even hit 3Ghz NB
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Followup: I just got approved for an RMA on this CPU from newegg. Not only did I get a BE that didn't want to OC, Cool & Quiet didn't work either. When the CPU tried to downclock, the system would either hang or bluescreen. I can make it work by raising the voltage, but it won't work at 1.375v, even at stock clocks. I'm guessing this one slipped through quality control. Maybe the next one will be better.
 
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