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Thanks for info! I love the cooler, going to rock 2-3 highpowerd fans, just not sure witch ones. got the San Ace's becouse they ROCK! but I want a dubble tripple set up, for max cooling I'll play with C'n'Q on and off. thanks agin!
1 more San Ace is enough. something like new San Ace --> tower --> old San Ace --> tower --> case exhaust. even if will drop your temps by 2-3'C , is a lot for your CPU
i like those fans too. I have 6 of them
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I was about to ask if I should remove one of my RAM kits for the OC'ing. I plan on replacing my current ram with a 2*4gig kit, so I can keep 8 gigs but not have full DIMMS. Am I correct on this?
yes remove 1 kit. use your new 2 x 4g kit in the outer slots
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Yes you should be able to since my athlon II C3 is at 3.75ghz with 1.4v
    
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1 more San Ace is enough. something like new San Ace --> tower --> old San Ace --> tower --> case exhaust. even if will drop your temps by 2-3'C , is a lot for your CPU
i like those fans too. I have 6 of them
Was shooting for this, Plan on having 2 1011's on cooler, with 100CFM(ish) fans with less static pressure as case fans. going for a HighAirFlow set up

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yes remove 1 kit. use your new 2 x 4g kit in the outer slots
Check, I'll remove one of my kits, leaving the outer kit installed. I have not bought a 2x4gig kit as of yet. It was just an idea i was tossing around.


Watching CPU-Z My voltage with drop and raise, by 0.010-1.015 or so. When it drop's my corepseed and HT link drop by 0.1 MHz. would this be instable? no blue screens and its at 3.8.
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Go for it, if you are getting a 42 peak with 3.8 you can easily make the jump to 4.0
    
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Go for it, if you are getting a 42 peak with 3.8 you can easily make the jump to 4.0
gerrr, problem is not temps lol. problem is i'm a noob at setting up custom bios lol

At 4.0 at this time, its not stable. still no luck
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gerrr, problem is not temps lol. problem is i'm a noob at setting up custom bios lol

At 4.0 at this time, its not stable. still no luck
Try first, to OC just the CPU
250 x 16.... 4GHz.... you may need 1.50V+ for it, dont be afraid if temps are OK
CPU/NB.......2000...AUTO for CPU/NB voltage
HT link........2000
RAM 1333....9-9-9....AUTO for RAM voltage
rest of voltages....AUTO

Run LinX or IBT for 5-10runs(times) to see if stable
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Ok, So. I set the multi to x16,Bus speed at 250, and followed the rest of your advice. Here is a screenshot of a 10min prime run.
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Temps are pretty good with just a single fan. I'll keep my OC like this for a while and see if it BSOD or acts funny, so far is smooth as silk. Thank you!
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good ,
if stable, raise your CPU/NB clock @ 2500-2750, raise your CPU/NB volt too 'til stable
Very good temps at that voltage
My advice is run Linx or IBT for 5-10 times, RAM @ 2000. If stable, you have finished with the CPU clock and voltage.
P95 - blend, final testing, after CPU/NB and RAM OC
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good ,
if stable, raise your CPU/NB clock @ 2500-2750, raise your CPU/NB volt too 'til stable
Very good temps at that voltage
My advice is run Linx or IBT for 5-10 times, RAM @ 2000. If stable, you have finished with the CPU clock and voltage.
P95 - blend, final testing, after CPU/NB and RAM OC
Ok, so i droped CoreVoltage down to 1.4875 in bios, any lower and prime will crash on startup. With this setting voltage goes as high as 1.519x in CPUZ.

I'll try to raise CPU/NB up to 2500, but I'm going to go find more info on what stock/safe voltage is for CPU/NB, agin noob lol. right now my RAM is at 1333 9-9-9-21 with Voltage at auto, I cant take my ram to 2000MHZ, mobo settings only go as high at 1600, but it crash's if i change timings or freq from 1333/9-9-9-21. maby after bumping up the CPU/NB Ram will be stable at 1600/X-X-X-XX timings ill report back after a while! thanks agin!
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