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I set the voltage to 1.55 and in CPu-z it says 1.56 and in ASUS AI suite it says 1.57 are these safe? i know 1.55 is but how about 1.57?
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Also how accurate is ASUS AI suites temp sensor?
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I don't know about AMD stuff, but my 2500K's max voltage I should go over is like 1.53V... As for the temp monitor, use something like RealTemp.
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I don't know about AMD stuff, but my 2500K's max voltage I should go over is like 1.53V... As for the temp monitor, use something like RealTemp.
I usuallydo but since my Phenom is an unlocked dual core temp sensing is disabled except for the ASUS software.
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if you set 1.55v in bios, dont worry. software usually gives wrong readings.
use hwmonitor or speedfan for your temp reading.
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i hav emy 955 OC'ed to 3.8 just by adjusting the multiplier and raising the voltage to 1.35 manually using BIOS, i reckon i can get to 4ghz using 1.5 ghz,

Of course temps will rise, so watercooling is advised, with 3.8 when i was using air cooling i get 38c idle and 59 on load.


try adjusting the multiplier first and see how far you can go without your system BSOD'ing. then adjust the voltage starting from 1.4 and start from there, I know NB and timings and all taht matters to overclocking. but you ahve to start somewhere right? ^_^



I think the maximum is 1.6 in voltage, pushing it though. im not comfortable with that high voltage, i think the maximum i'll go is 1.5v
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i hav emy 955 OC'ed to 3.8 just by adjusting the multiplier and raising the voltage to 1.35 manually using BIOS, i reckon i can get to 4ghz using 1.5 ghz,

Of course temps will rise, so watercooling is advised, with 3.8 when i was using air cooling i get 38c idle and 59 on load.


try adjusting the multiplier first and see how far you can go without your system BSOD'ing. then adjust the voltage starting from 1.4 and start from there, I know NB and timings and all taht matters to overclocking. but you ahve to start somewhere right? ^_^



I think the maximum is 1.6 in voltage, pushing it though. im not comfortable with that high voltage, i think the maximum i'll go is 1.5v
Good advice but i already know how to overclock, i was just wondering about whether or not 1.57 vcore is safe because the max reccommended is 1.55 but its probobly software miscalcing somthing, also i CANNOT monitor temps with ANYTHING but ASUS AI suite because i unlocked my dual core to a quad.
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Good advice but i already know how to overclock, i was just wondering about whether or not 1.57 vcore is safe because the max reccommended is 1.55 but its probobly software miscalcing somthing, also i CANNOT monitor temps with ANYTHING but ASUS AI suite because i unlocked my dual core to a quad.
yeah, unlocking breaks the core sensors. you cant see your socket temps ? they are usually about 7 higher than core temps. this is what everyone else reads with speedfan and hwmonitor.
if you cant read them either, boooo for you
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