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post #11 of 22
If you don't push it past 4.0GHz, Clocky the Skeleton will devour you in your sleep.
post #12 of 22
thats like asking if i should keep breathing! DO IT!
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Make thread on OVERCLOCK.NET - "Should I overclock?"

Hmm wonder what they will say?
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post #14 of 22
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Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
Make thread on OVERCLOCK.NET - "Should I overclock?"

Hmm wonder what they will say?
3. Get answer.
4. ???
5. Profit!
post #15 of 22
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This breaks my heart hearing that. 4.1 GHz at 1.35v? I would demand a refund.
I've tried every BCLK:multiplier combo, can't get it fully stable without 1.35v
Fully stable meaning: 12 hours+ Prime95, 35 passes of LinX, 35 passes of IBT. This rig folds bigadv 24/7 so it has to be rock solid.
post #16 of 22
For the record DX578OG is a terrible board because it does not exist

but the DX58OG is just as bad
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I've tried every BCLK:multiplier combo, can't get it fully stable without 1.35v
Fully stable meaning: 12 hours+ Prime95, 35 passes of LinX, 35 passes of IBT. This rig folds bigadv 24/7 so it has to be rock solid.
lol don't worry, 6 cores makes up for it.
    
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post #18 of 22
I hit 3.86 at stock voltage 4.00 at 1.3 after that I had a tough time. Law of diminishing returns kicked in and I settled for the 4.01.
Edited by cavallino - 3/29/11 at 7:04pm
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post #19 of 22
That isn't too bad, my 980x needed 1.375 for a solid 4.2Ghz.
    
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post #20 of 22
4.0GHZ = Easy peasy! Do et!
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