ryanthesav

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Go into bios and slowly step up ur HTT(by 5 or less). Continue to do this until windows wont boot. When u no longer can boot windows step up ur voltage on ur vcore(by about .1 each time it wont boot). This is the BE or black edition so u can change the multiplier. I only like to do this when I hit a wall. Try the rest first...Have fun:)
Always remember to run orthos for at least 15 min to ensure a stable OC. The longer u run othos without error the more stability u can be sure of.
 

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I agree... that article by toms is essential. I wouldnt mess with your HTT with that CPU. I would only step up your multi. You should be able to set it to exactly what it is set to in toms article. Remember your ram though... when you overclock you HTT your ram will essentially overclock as well. You shouldnt run your ram too far out of spec... so for example if you have DDR2 800 memory or PC6400 you shouldnt run it at much higher than those speeds. If you are confused on how to tell what your memory is running at load cpu-z and multiply that number under memory frequ by two... It shouldnt be much more than 400 with some good timings. Timings like 4-4-4-12 or 5-5-5-15 should be optimal. Also try to run your command rate at 1T dependent upon how many DIMMS you have and your mobo. 2 DIMMS in dual should run 1T if mobo will let it.
Any more questions let us know... Should be pretty easy with that cpu though considering you can adjust your multi upwards.
If I think of anything else I'll post.
 

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I think you might have a bit of luck if you set your multi to 16-16.5 with around 1.4-1.45 volts. Try to run your memory frequencies what it's rated. Keep your FSB at around 200. You should be overclocked to 3.3 with a 16.5 multi.
 

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I thought this was supposed to be the 'practically overclocks itself it's so easy cpu.':p From what I've read all you do is up the multiplier and Vcore and done...
 

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hello again. i checked my memory ram i have 2x1 gb 800mhz and 2x 256 gb in like 500mhz its PC3200 something i cant remember what exactly is it? yes its DRR2 and i prob will try take time overclock for each voltage for each day or something?
 

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3Ghz should be no sweat with a decent mobo. I am running at 3.2 and it is rock stable. I ran prime95 dual core version for 12hrs and then shut it down without an error. Had to bump the voltage to 4.5 though. Still runs cool so I am happy. Not bad for a $99 proc.
 

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@bildo... you are right on. If you really want to much with different settings, a lot of guys are getting 3.3 stable. My OC if strictly multiplier BTW. And @ wake... you need to diasble cool and quiet in bios to be able to adj. multiplier.
 

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@huhgy... I can get 3.3 to boot but get error after an hour or so of prime 95. Whatever you try wake, make sure you download a stress test and run it for a while to make sure you are stable. Some people like to have Prime 95 run for 1 hr without an error,,,, some like to have 24hrs. I think that if you run your proc at 100% for a couple of hours it can be considered stable.
 

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I could get to 3.3GHz stable on ASUS M57SLI-S4.You should get on your motherboard higher about 3.5GHz i think
 

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Take out the 2x256mb for sure! Mixing sizes and speeds = bad mmmkay =) I would plan on a 24/7 overclock of 3.2ghz with this chip, and you can of course get higher clocks but they might not be 24/7 stable.