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Ok, I finally grew a pair and overclocked my only comp which is my sig rig. Because I am new at this and a little timid about blowing up my only comp I have kept everything at stock voltages, but so far I have managed to hit 3.2 on the chip and my memory is timed at 4-3-3-6-1T @ 727 Mhz....

My questions are two-fold at this point? How is this so far? And what should be my next step?
post #2 of 7
That's good, but have you stability checked it? Because that's the next step. And I doubt it's stable.
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How long have you stress tested?
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Yes it's been thoroughly stress tested, I use it everyday all day

It's been overclocked like this for about a week now, I'm just unsure what to do next, I'm very leery about raising the voltages because I still use the stock jing ting cooler on the NB and SB. From all that I have read pushing the voltages on those without aftermarket cooler is generally a bad idea.

Heres a screenie

http://img715.imageshack.us/i/screenshot1mx.png/

Btw, Why do you think this would not be stable? What have I done wrong?
Edited by Permanentlydazed - 3/25/11 at 6:24am
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ok I upped the voltage to the NB and the Memory and slightly reduced the timings it made it through 4 hours of OCCT so I'm feeling pretty comfortable with the new settings .... And as far as cooling the NB goes I took a processor fan from one of me old mobos and scewed it onto the NB I know its ghetto case modding but Im hoping it will at least keep the NB under respectable temps
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I'm overwhelmed by the replies what an awesome community, thanks a million all!
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Basically your next step would be to do prime95 for one hour and a half. If all and well, then raise it another notch, then run prime95 again for a hour and a half, and keep check on temps as well.
    
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