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I managed to OC to 4.05Ghz in the BIOS, but when I went to boot windows it just blanked out and restarted, no loading screen or anything

Any settings I could try out?
(1.4v Vcore MAX)
(2.25v RAM MAX)
(1.4v chipset MAX)
    
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Sounds like a RAM issue if Windows wont load up. Timings maybe? Voltage? Muck around with it.
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Sounds like a RAM issue if Windows wont load up. Timings maybe? Voltage? Muck around with it.
currently running RAM at 2.1v with the timings:
6-6-6-15-44-1T 531Mhz (x2) = 1062Mhz
CPU is at: 318.8x11 (want x13) = 3.506Ghz 1.25vCore
    
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I'd say, lower your ram to stock settings, also vDIMM.
Then LOWER the chipset volts to 1.25-1.30.

Always keep your ram at stock and chipset not too high when you oc your cpu.
That will rule out ram or chipset instability.

Once you get it stable with the right vcore, you can start fiddling with your RAM.
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post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by jdcrispe95 View Post
I managed to OC to 4.05Ghz in the BIOS, but when I went to boot windows it just blanked out and restarted, no loading screen or anything

Any settings I could try out?
(1.4v Vcore MAX)
(2.25v RAM MAX)
(1.4v chipset MAX)
Doesn't sound like just RAM, that sounds heavily unstable, could be anything, can you link some pics of your BIOS settings for a better look?


Edit:
Holy Hell, I just saw the RAM clock


Try using a 12x multi on the CPU with a 334 FSB for 4008MHz and run the RAM at 667, that way you'll get 1:1 RAM to FSB & the high clock
Edited by Crabid - 2/27/11 at 5:00am
    
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Originally Posted by Crabid View Post
Doesn't sound like just RAM, that sounds heavily unstable, could be anything, can you link some pics of your BIOS settings for a better look?
okay, but i will have to take them with my phone.

here we go:

Heres the Advanced menu (where to set OC settings):



Heres the amount of Mhz I can have to FSB (cannot go above 315)



Heres the options for my RAM speed:



Heres the settings for the voltage of the RAM:



Heres the settings for the Northbridge voltage:



Heres the settings for the CPU voltage:



Heres the multiplier and features setup of the CPU (Speedstep, etc etc)


Edited by jdcrispe95 - 2/27/11 at 5:13am
    
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Ouch, that's limiting, I assume you currently have the RAM set as 667?
    
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by Crabid View Post
Ouch, that's limiting, I assume you currently have the RAM set as 667?
Yes, to allow higher Ghz overclocking, if I set it to 800Mhz I will not get past 3.2Ghz
    
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I'm kinda impressed you took that RAM that far.

Would it be a viable option to upgrade your RAM to 800, because I don't think you'll be able to push that RAM any further. Hell, new RAM isn't a guarantee it'll even OC better : /
    
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Originally Posted by Crabid View Post
I'm kinda impressed you took that RAM that far.

Would it be a viable option to upgrade your RAM to 800, because I don't think you'll be able to push that RAM any further. Hell, new RAM isn't a guarantee it'll even OC better : /
RAM is not a option im afraid mate, ive spent atleast £160 on local cheap crap RAM, I have decided theres nothing I want more than a graphics card at the moment.

Is there any settings you would recommend for peak performance in games and applications?
Edited by jdcrispe95 - 2/27/11 at 5:38am
    
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