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help getting 4ghz

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i read that you can get a athlon 2 x4 640 to 4ghz what settings could i use to get it to 4ghz on my board the ht is 1000 and locked at that in cpu-z the revision shows BL-C3
post #2 of 5
The old 690 chipset/VRM design may be a hold back
And most x4 640s overclock poorly and won't reach 4Ghz anyway, my friend hit a wall at a mere 3.5Ghz
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The old 690 chipset/VRM design may be a hold back
And most x4 640s overclock poorly and won't reach 4Ghz anyway, my friend hit a wall at a mere 3.5Ghz
i can get to 3.8 with 1.62v im upgrading my board in a few weeks after i sell my icrap 3GS 8GB contract

the board i have at the moment is probably worth less than the one from my HP EVO D530 sff
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Yeesh, 1.6v? That seems a bit high. What kinda temps are you running?
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1.5 TB WD Green Win 7 64 bit Acer 20" Wide Saitek Eclipse 
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650W CM GX-650w NZXT Guardian ATX Mid MX 518 
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Yeesh, 1.6v? That seems a bit high. What kinda temps are you running?
at max load prime 95 blend bounces temps 49-50c

currently running at 1.6ghz 1.5v this mobo is crap needs more voltage than it should to be stable and a 1000ht thats locked on this board dosnt not help
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