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Old 06-19-07, 07:34 PM   #1
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Default Some fun with my E4300 and 965P-DS3

My everyday OC is in my sig, but I felt like having some fun this afternoon.









Not ORTHOS or Prime95 stable unfortunately, but not bad for a $118 processor! I was going to try for 3.6GHz for a 100% overclock, but I couldn't get it to even POST and was wary of going beyond about 1.55V on the vCore.
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Old 06-19-07, 07:39 PM   #2
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Default Re: Some fun with my E4300 and 965P-DS3

Awesome work.

How come we never have any afternoon fun?
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Old 06-19-07, 07:42 PM   #3
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Default Re: Some fun with my E4300 and 965P-DS3

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Awesome work.

How come we never have any afternoon fun?
It's so predictable, but I can't help laughing.
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It's so predictable, but I can't help laughing.


Hey I gotta be consistent...
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Old 06-19-07, 08:27 PM   #5
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Sweet overclock..I think I'm having a small bout of envious here.
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Old 06-19-07, 09:00 PM   #6
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Default Re: Some fun with my E4300 and 965P-DS3

Nice overclock. You may want to disable "C1E Halt mode" in your BIOS, though, as it's not good for overclocking. See how it backed your multiplier down to 6 in that Everest shot? I've even had it interfere with some of my games before.

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Old 06-19-07, 09:06 PM   #7
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Default Re: Some fun with my E4300 and 965P-DS3

It can harm the overclock? I wasn't aware of that. I left it on so I could try and save some power with these energy costs skyrocketing.

I haven't had any problems with it so far. When the CPU needs it it kicks right up to 9x and stays there, AFAIK.
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Old 06-20-07, 08:45 AM   #8
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I been able to see around 3.5 to 3.6 on my e4300 as well. I just am not completely stable until around 3.0. It's a sweet spot, so I left it.
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Mines not stable above ~333-334 FSB. Tried jumping up higher, to see if there was a "FSB hole," but it wouldn't even POST. Oh, well, 3GHz on a chip who's stock speed is 1800MHz ain't bad...especially for the price.
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I'm definitely lucky. I'll check the stepping when I do a tear down (or go quad...)
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Those are some nice overclocks for that chip. Keep them coming.
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Default Re: Some fun with my E4300 and 965P-DS3

I'll probably cave and get my water cooling gear a bit early just so I can say I got this beast past 100%.
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