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    Whats the best overclocking core 2 duo?

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    Re: Whats the best overclocking core 2 duo?

    I've had 3.8ghz stable and 4hgz not so stable out of my e7200 when i had my geforce 7300gs installed, but since i upgraded to a hd4770 i only manage 3.33ghz.

    Strange? anyone have any ideas?

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    Re: Whats the best overclocking core 2 duo?

    Psu...
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    Re: Whats the best overclocking core 2 duo?

    nah its his case

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    Oh yeah, how stpuid of me
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    Re: Whats the best overclocking core 2 duo?

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    Psu...
    Thats what i thought at first so i upgraded from a Antec 380W EarthWatts to a Corsair TX650W, didnt make a difference.

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    nah its his case
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    Re: Whats the best overclocking core 2 duo?

    can u up the pcie clock on that board to 110?

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    yeh scan free delivery is tempting isn't it?

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    yeh scan free delivery is tempting isn't it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    can u up the pcie clock on that board to 110?
    Yes you can, think i tried it yesterday but I'm not sure cos i tried several different clocks.

    I'll try it now to be sure, back in a minute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    can u up the pcie clock on that board to 110?
    Thanks man your a genius! i owe you one big time, I'm just speechless, it worked!

    This has been bugging me for ages ever since i upgraded my graphics card. I even sent back a gtx275 which i picked up dirt cheap! unlike the 4770 it would boot but wouldn't run 3d marks properly and returned abysmal scores.

    Sticking to 3.8ghz for the moment and running p95 as i type! that reminds me got to upgrade my profile!
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    Re: Whats the best overclocking core 2 duo?

    it is hit an miss on that tip working, sometimes auto shags the lot up and will push it to far, 110 seems to be a magical number on I7 overclocking the 920 over 4ghz

    pushing it to far can kill the board, so dont be tempted to go over 20% on the pcie, personally i wouldnt try booting over 110.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    You recall incorrectly.

    The requirement is a minimum 20 meaningful and useful posts - AND continuing participation in the forums. The gift is Scan's - it is up to them whether they grant it, based on those criteria.
    I see.

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    Re: Whats the best overclocking core 2 duo?

    u watch it go and crash now you said that....

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