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PhII X2 550 stability test

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Okey, so i've got my 550 currently at:
CPU: 3999 MHz @1.56v
NB: 2580 MHz @1.375v
HT: 2580 MHz @1.30v

Ran 25 passes with LinX @10k problem size, is this enough to call it stable, or should i max out the problem size/memory available?



Also, i think my MBoards northbridge runs very hot under OC'd clocks. Whenever i hold my hand/finger at the HS, it always feels like im gonna burn my hand, or atleast starts hurting when i hold it there for like 5-10s. Aftermarket NB cooler adviced, or will it be fine?
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Originally Posted by Davidsen View Post
Okey, so i've got my 550 currently at:
CPU: 3999 MHz @1.56v
NB: 2580 MHz @1.375v
HT: 2580 MHz @1.30v

Ran 25 passes with LinX @10k problem size, is this enough to call it stable, or should i max out the problem size/memory available?



Also, i think my MBoards northbridge runs very hot under OC'd clocks. Whenever i hold my hand/finger at the HS, it always feels like im gonna burn my hand, or atleast starts hurting when i hold it there for like 5-10s. Aftermarket NB cooler adviced, or will it be fine?
It's relatively enough. There could be a lurking instability, but the chances are its fine.
But Do lower your HT. Max perfromance is about 2000Mhz, above and below that starts to degrade
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Alrighty, i'll lower the HT to 2000, and try increasing FSB to 260(4.03GHz), and max out the problem size/available memory.
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