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Hello,

i received my new system yesterday, this is it:

2 x KINGSTON HyperX (4096 mb, 1600 mhz, CL9, 1.65 v, non-ecc, unbuffered)
1 x INTEL Core i5 2500K (3.3 ghz, 6 mb, s1155, 95 watt, boxed)
1 x MSI RADEON HD6970 (880 mhz, 2048 mb, DDR5, 5500 mhz, 256 bit, 11, fan)
1 x POWERCOLOR RADEON HD6970 (880 mhz, 2048 mb, DDR5, 5500 mhz, 256 bit, 11, fan)
1 x OEM Assembling and Configuration
1 x SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 (1000 gb, sata/300, 7200 rpm, 32 mb, 3.5")
1 x COOLERMASTER CM 690 II (black, no psu, atx)
1 x MICROSOFT Windows 7 Home Premium OEM (64, OEM, NL, SP1)
2 x NEC DVD ReWriter AD-7260S (24x, sata, black)
1 x EDIMAX Wlan Card (300 mbps, pci)
1 x SCYTHE Mugen 2 Rev B SCMG-2100 (s775, sAM2, s478, s939, s754, s940, s1366, sAM3, s1156)
1 x CORSAIR HX (850 watt, atx, sli ready, modular)
1 x MSI P67A-GD65 v3

i ran the basic 3D mark11 en got 8703 points, is that normal? Or is it supposed to be higher?

Also, the physics score was 'only 5500', is that normal for an I5 2500k?? it seems pretty low.

Can anyone please tell me in simple terms how i can safely oc the system for my specific setup? i have never oc'ed a pc before, but these new cpu's seem to be easily oc'able. Help would be greatly appreciated
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post #2 of 11
Here is a Guide...Good luck
http://www.techreaction.net/2011/01/...idge-v0-1beta/
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the ram voltage is too high, get G-Skill Ripjaws X
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post #4 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by [xPt]FLuX View Post
the ram voltage is too high, get G-Skill Ripjaws X
i second that motion, get 1.5v ripjaws

those 6970's in croosfire should make some good scores though! time to start overclocking the 2500 and the 6970s
Edited by scubamp - 4/3/11 at 11:09am
    
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why not same brand 6970's?
    
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post #6 of 11
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Lol,

i just bought the whole rig and now is hould get new ram? don't think so,
that should do just fine.

thanks for the guide, just shame no one has exp with a similar system to give me some specific pointers.

because they didn't have stock enough of both,lol.
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post #7 of 11
my 6990 (which is basically two 6970's in Xfire) gets me about 11000 in 3dmark11, so I'm sure if you just use the ATI CCC to overclock it a bit, you will see great scores in 3dmark. try out a 5% voltage increase, push em to 900MHz core clock, and 1350MHz mem clock. See what that does for ya
    
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post #8 of 11
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but stock is already at 1375??

i just ran prime 95 for a couple of minutes with stock settings and speedfan, and made a screenshot.

Are these good temps and what temps should i max get before it gets dangerous?

http://img842.imageshack.us/i/primestocktest.jpg/

what's the first thing i should try now?
Edited by Jurgennoppe - 4/3/11 at 1:50pm
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post #9 of 11
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ok, so i just did my first oc

i changed my ram to correct imings, and enable pll overvoltage and just changed the multiplier to 42

http://img842.imageshack.us/i/firstocreport.jpg/

left all the rest alone.

is this ok? everything still fine?
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post #10 of 11
Your ram is fine, SB does 1.65v. I am even reading it out my Sabertooth P67 manual. Also use snipping tool to take screenshots in windows 7. Your temps are bout the same as mine, except im on 2600K @ 4.5ghz and i could get it up to 4.8 easily.
Edited by Rabbs - 4/3/11 at 9:56pm
    
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