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4.5Ghz Stable on air woohooo!

AltecV1

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#27
wow great job man, keep up the good work
 
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Great job. But remember, running a CPU at the limit like that is like driving a car in the red line. OK for short bursts, but not 24/7.
 
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#29
Where are the screenies dude? I wanna see some action.
It's kinda late - i post some screenies tomorrow.

Acid - Can really use a normal screw as the case is too small to get a screwdriver in, i really need the thmb screw, i'll have a go again tomorrow with a midget screwdriver and see if it can be done
 

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Acid - Can really use a normal screw as the case is too small to get a screwdriver in, i really need the thmb screw, i'll have a go again tomorrow with a midget screwdriver and see if it can be done
Take the gfx card out and then remove the cooler from the ram.

A normal screw such as the one used for securing HDDs in place can be used.
 
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#31
Here it is at 4680mhz. It's about 35C in the shade today so too hot to get it upto 4.75ghz, I need to wait for the evening when the temps drop.



Acid - I can't get a screwdriver in there to put a normal screw on, so i'm stuck with the thumbscrew. the only way i could do it is by removing the motherboard first.
The top screw is the thumb screw, the bottom (next to the video card) is a normal screw.

Edit - Below is my current 24/7 clock. I left it running 8hrs overnight and was stable with those temps. Only problem is i still have a 0.02v Vdroop and 0.03v vdrop :( some more modding might be in order

 
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