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I' ve been oc'ing for a while now but I am stumped. My setup is:<br />
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Intel P4 640 3.2GHz<br />
Dfi Lanparty 875pt<br />
OCZ platinum 3200 ddr 400 el rev.2(4x512)<br />
Maxtor maxline III 300gb <br />
Gef0rce 7800gs co superclocked agp<br />
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My little bump omn the road is that I can't overclock period, I raise the FSB and memory goes haywire, I can stabilize the proc @ 3.4,3.7 and 4.0 Ghz<br />
But even downclocking memory I cant stabilize it. I need help, someone who has or had a similar rig or problem please let me know before I loose it and start kicking away and destroying a nice investment.<img src="/images/smilies/gunner2.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Gunner2" class="inlineimg" />
 

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Do you have options to change memory timings?
 

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</div>He has a DFI Lanparty board. <img src="/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin" class="inlineimg" />
 

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</div>More than I would prefer actually.
 

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Anyway, even with loose timings 3-3-3-8 it seems stable but after a while it just crashes, I am not reaching for an unreasonable oc 3.6+- but this board with its many options is making it quite impossible, guys please help me out<img src="/images/smilies/redface.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Embarrassment" class="inlineimg" />
 

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Please fill in your "System Specs" via the USER CP link at the top of the page <img src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" /> That carrys you specs in every post, very handy for those giving advice. <br />
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As Faranky said. It's probably your RAM's timings. <br />
Have you tried 3-4-3-8, 3-4-4-8, or possible changing the 8 to 10? Just some known good settings that work on lots of RAM... no magic here <img src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" /> The Intel systems arent my area but the above is well worth a shot. <br />
Do check for stability on the RAM... ncsa has a quick mentod so you don't have to take all day, that gets you in the flow and then do a final full memtest later! <br />
From ncsa FAQ<br />
" <b><font color="black"><font face="Arial">Memtest:</font></font></b><font color="black"><font face="Arial"><br />
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<font color="black"><font face="Arial">For any change it is recommended that you use Memtest to check if this configuration is stable.</font></font><br />
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<font color="black"><font face="Arial">Some quick checks using this tool are:</font></font><br />
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<font color="black"><font face="Arial">Get your Memtest CD - make sure CD boot is prior to HDD in BIOS.<br />
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Boot system with CD in drive - Memtest should auto run and for 10-20 loops make sure that these key tests are OK – 5, 6, 8<br />
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Once running, to select Test #5<br />
Type C 1 3 5 <enter> <enter><br />
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Now Memtest will loop in Test #6<br />
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And for Test #6 <br />
Type C 1 3 6 <enter> <enter></font></font><br />
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<font color="black"><font face="Arial">Now Memtest will loop in Test #8 (20 loops best)<br />
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And for Test #8<br />
Type C 1 3 6 <enter> <enter>" <br />
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