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its at 3.70 now running prime95 and i go at 5mhz ingredments (cant spell)
until it needs mor voltage then i hit max around 3.95mhz then bsod then i bring it down 10mhz and then the voltage until its stable
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its at 3.70 now running prime95 and i go at 5mhz ingredments (cant spell)
do you have HWmonitor, or anything that will tell you temps, or even current CPU voltages?

also; increments.

make sure you run p95 for long enough, say 1+ hours each time, since there can be issues after 30mins or longer. Once you get it to where you want it, run p95 for 12-24 hours (or the longest you will ever stress it in one sitting), or LinX for 20+ runs (preferably 100) to ensure stability.

on my rig i folded for three days straight with no issues, and it BSODed on the 4th day, one bump up on VTT and no crashes since.



Also; lol.


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have them all even the crappy excuse of a hardware monitor that came with the mb
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have them all even the crappy excuse of a hardware monitor that came with the mb
so then what is your voltage, and cpu temps?
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on my othe pc i noticed the temp was quite high for a e6400 so i lowered the voltage and bam it ran much cooler
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could i overclock any higher
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could i overclock any higher
certainly. your vcore are fairly low so you have plenty of celing, but your +12v looks somewhat shady... someone correct me if I am wrong, but a low +12v shows if a PSU is not the greatest, ie crap?

your idle temps are beautiful, but what are your load temps, say when you are running p95?
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Is that 1600MHz CL9 shot with the 1333 memory or with 1600MHz memory? If it's 1333 then try running the memory at or below stock while you stabilise your overclock, it'd rule memory out as a cause of instability anyway. Run the x1600 with it for a while. Not for gaming but to see if the integrated graphics are limiting your OC.
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