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Hey.. Just think of it this way. None of my games are running worth a crap on my Semperon :roll:
clock it up to 2.6ghz like i did they run just fine there :p


and my board is 780a not 790a i wish it was 790a DDR3 would be nice :p
 
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What settings/voltage?
 

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Definitely buying one. Aiming for the 940, possibly ending up with the 920 though.
Motherboard - Foxconn A7DA-S AM2+ 790GX/750SB
Cooling - Xigmatek HDT-S1283
I have the same mobo and am using the same cooler. I'm going to get one hopefully in a week.
 
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Well for one I wouldn't get Foxconn. I would go with DFI or ASUS if you're gonna be overclocking. 790GX is just a 790FX with onboard video and is a little weaker but I would rather have a good 790GX because they are cheaper.
I would have to disagree SF. :D The foxconn OC's very well for me.
 

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that particular foxconn is pretty kick ass there low end stuff is a no go for oc'ing but there highend is well very high end
 

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here is the ram i will be using

 
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Is this the private Phenom II club Exeodus told me about ??? Can anyone join ?

Currently running a 940BE@3.69Ghz ( 205 X 18 ) at 1.520v on an Asus M3A79-T Deluxe.

My 9850BE@3.262Ghz (225 x 14.5 ) at 1.344v on an Asus M3A32-MVP was more of a challenge.
 
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Is this the private Phenom II club Exeodus told me about ??? Can anyone join ?

Currently running a 940BE@3.69Ghz ( 205 X 18 ) at 1.520v on an Asus M3A79-T Deluxe.

My 9850BE@3.262Ghz (225 x 14.5 ) at 1.344v on an Asus M3A32-MVP was more of a challenge.
Yes anyone can join lol this isn't some elite OCing club! It's just a bunch of PII owners showing off their stuff ;)
 
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Is this the private Phenom II club Exeodus told me about ??? Can anyone join ?

Currently running a 940BE@3.69Ghz ( 205 X 18 ) at 1.520v on an Asus M3A79-T Deluxe.

My 9850BE@3.262Ghz (225 x 14.5 ) at 1.344v on an Asus M3A32-MVP was more of a challenge.
AHH great. He found me!!!!!:eek:
 
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nice phenom club ,, now is a good time to get one of these

and when it downclocks to 960mhz, priceless
 
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Wow I feel dumb now, please don't vote me out of the club for my extreme level of dumbness haha.

Anyway Phenom II 920

Highest clock 3.71Ghz @1.472v (stock cooler)
Current stable clock 3.5Ghz @ 1.456v (the voltage can be lowered but haven't worked it yet)
Just for fun/curiosity clock 3.3Ghz using 372Mhz HT Bus speed (makes it to windows even with 10*372 but I need more volts to get it stable).

I use only air cooling and finally put my Xigmatek HDT S-1283 back on after testing only with the stock heatsink/fan combo. All is pretty much awesome so far. :)

Kei

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@ servermonkey

In order to get the memory sticks to run at 1150Mhz you have to overclock them using whatever way you want to. AMD only officially supports 1066Mhz on a Phenom so everything over that is an overclock. These chips just come officially overclockable by Patriot to the speed of 1150Mhz thus they're advertised that way. All of the manufacturers do that when it comes to speeds like that.
so your patriot sticks are 1066 that will do 1150?
i have a pair of ddr2-1200s that will not boot for the life of me. I have tried oem settings and tried to set the oc on them to 1200 before i changed them out....but still no boot...might have to sell them off to some intel dude....
 
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anyone using windows 7?
 
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:eek: Not sure how to take this. LOL I'll be posting some benches later, on my new 940BE. Chip is clocking 3.9 on 1.53v (real), but this Asus board has terrible vdroop.
what exaclty is vdroop?
 

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Well my system is out for a while.(Kinda) Well early this morning my new Cooler Master Storm Sniper case came in today and it is for my PII case and my HAF is housing my older rig. Well before I left to go to my grandparents I was removing everything the fan broke. So I am RMAing my 4850X2 and then selling it and then buying 2 4870's. So now I am having to use my 9600GT in my PII rig. Its sucks so bad.
So your 4850x2 fan broke? How was it working out for you before it broke? What drivers were you using?

what exaclty is vdroop?
Vdroop is the decrease between what you set your cpu voltage at in the bios, and what your actual voltage is, particularly under heavy load. This can have a significant negative impact on the stability of an OC.
 
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fyi
for those who might be m/b shopping, the m4a79 dlx is on newegg........from the pics it looks like they changed some of the sata connectors, changed the n/b heat sink, changed the mosfet heat sink. the info on their website also says that they this board has "turbov" and "turbov".....
 

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I'm looking for some advice - got my Mk2 940 BE and am bit concerned that some one else may have had their hands on it before me - there was a dark mark on the surface of the chip, kinda looking like some one had put a cooler on without applying grease properly and also there is a machining/grinding mark round the side edges of the cpu. It also runs at 59 deg C when stress testing with Everest (stock cooler). These temps seem really high for a chip that was supposed to run a shed load cooler than the previous revision.
So question is -is this a dodgy chip - should I RMA it or is this normal for these bad boys..?
Thanks for you advice :)
 
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Where did you get the chip from? Was it unopened?


Can I join, my specs are filled in, and I have been running F@H stable and gaming on my system with no issues.
 

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I got it from Ebuyer.com, the box was sealed still but it just seems like it's been finished really badly..
Also getting 59deg core temps when running everest stress test at stock speed seems awfull high for this new 'cooler running' edition.. :(
 
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To be honest, mine had a dark spot too, caused by the coating on the IHS. But your temps are either quite high, or being misread. Can you run it and check the temps with a infared heat gun?
 

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Sorry my local I.T weapons dealer is out of stock at the moment..Would some where like P.C World have one? Is it something thats expensive to buy?
Thanks for your reply :)
 
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Industrial supply shops should have them as well, probably at a better price if you need an B+M store. Best bet is to order online and wait a day or two.
 

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ok, its been a while since ive overclocked, had the 9950 be to 3.4ghz once completely stable and water cooled with low volts and temps. just bought a new phenom II 940 and i forgot how to get the HT link over 2000mhz (showing 1890 right now) any help?
 

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and i present AMD Phenom X4 945ES
 
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Good lawds 4ghz :respect: That's really low voltage too... Nice work man.