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Hey guys I'm hoping someone can help me out with my 1090T overclock. I'm very new to overclocking, less than a month into it, and I'm trying to take my CPU past 4Ghz. I'm not sure if this is safe or not which is why I also wanted to post this thread.

I'm currently at 4Ghz with idles of 21-22c, loads of about 36c (might be a little off )

CPU Frequency 245MHz
CPU Voltage 1.35V
CPU/NB Voltage 1.15V
DRAM Voltage 1.65V

Anything I can do? + rep for help

EDIT: I started a stablity test about an hour ago and its pretty much over (2min left) and this is what my temps are at. http://i943.photobucket.com/albums/a...1/Untitled.png
Should I just stick with this instead of trying to overclock any further?
Edited by ArtistDeAlec - 2/22/11 at 7:19pm
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Everything is safe...
What are you checking your temperatures with? thats extremely low for an X6 at 4GHz on a 212+.
    
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Watch for temperature above 62 degrees under load and for voltages above 1.42v. These are mainly the limits although memory and motherboard can also be limits but judging by your specs you should be ok.

Use HWmonitor to monitor temperatures and voltages and this seems to be the most reliable, also use CPU-Z which is available from this site to double check the clock speeds and voltages.

Just be sure to watch VCore temp but you seem to have a good heat sink so I wouldn't be overly worried at this stage
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Everything is safe...
What are you checking your temperatures with? thats extremely low for an X6 at 4GHz on a 212+.
I was told to use AMD Overdrive to get the most accurate temps.
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Thanks GerroffMe, I'll look into all that right now and double check. Just don't want to kill my CPU lol, this overclocking stuff makes me a little nervous but its so much fun!
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1.35V is scary good for 4Ghz. So scarily good it makes me want to cry
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1.35V is scary good for 4Ghz. So scarily good it makes me want to cry
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Thanks GerroffMe, I'll look into all that right now and double check. Just don't want to kill my CPU lol, this overclocking stuff makes me a little nervous but its so much fun!
Try testing with OrthosPRIMEduo to stress the temperatures and SuperPi mod 1.5 to test the 1m and 32m times.
 
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post #9 of 23
that is really low voltage and a very cool cpu.

Try Prime95 Blend Test

coretemp = temp readings

and tell us how high the temps go after the first test
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@phaseshift, won't Orthos Prime duo work better than Prime95 for stressing multi core cpu's?
 
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