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#13 John_again



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Posted 06 April 2012 - 04:36 AM

Well, im not sure how to take a screenshot in bios, but i took some photos! (Since i didnt ever need that again before!)
Hope these will help!

And this one is from HWmonitor

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Posted 06 April 2012 - 09:11 AM

I also tried reducing the voltage to 1.464V as CPU-Z says, but then i run prime95 but the 1st worker stopped as soon as i started the test! The PC Though stayed awake... No blue screen!
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Posted 06 April 2012 - 09:51 AM

Your northbridge voltage is way too high for the FSB and RAM speed you are running. It shouldn't need to be anything above 1.3V.

Also I doubt your VTT (FSB termination) need be that high. Did you test it or just set an arbitrary value?

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Posted 06 April 2012 - 10:41 AM

Yeah that does seem quite high on the NB.
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Posted 07 April 2012 - 06:51 AM

I tested it! But it wont boot if i wont set these voltages so high! Now i only managed to get the vcore at 1.5V, and it seems stable! at least my temps are not so high! Wont go higher than 58C...
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Posted 03 September 2012 - 11:54 PM

I am a noobie @ ocing and i just wanna say that you guys are awesome with all your information! This is my first build (specs are entered below) and im getting 3.4ghz. under load (intel burn test at maximum for 8 hrs.) without ever going over 58c.And my cpu-v is 1.35v Thanks for all the info and God bless. motherboard-ga-ep45-ud3p, cpu- intel q6600, cooler master hyper 212 plus, gpu-zotac gt 440, case- antec 600 v2, memory-2x4gb kingston ddr2, hdd- sata 500gb seagate barracuda 7200, 4x 120mm fans antec 3 speed, 1x 240mm antec 3 speed fan, optical drive-hp-bd240, psu-kentec 750w gaming.

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