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I would like to join phenom II 945 3.9ghz ASUS M3A78-EM AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI
I'd like to think I have some OC Skillz. :D:laugh: Seriously though, I don't think I'm at wall or anything. I just need to get a grip of fine tuning AMD chips and the board settings. I've been away from AMD for too long. Anyone find any concrete info on what kind of voltage is safe 24/7 on water with these chips?
I LOVE THIS PLACE.:D
 
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I wish everybody would give a big thanks to Shadowfold. He's AWESOME!!:toast:
 

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Hey Paulie-I will have the same proc next week and will be using your old axeram along with a fresh install of Windows7 to test/bench. See my sig (hers) for the specs.
 

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Thanks for the thread ShadowFold!

I will be waiting for an AM3 build...so whenever those parts become available I will get back to this thread asap! :)
 
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Well ITS HERE!
going to put it in and do some benches:):)
 

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yeah I want to see the new Phenoms in the Alcopone 3dmark06 and vantage threads.
 

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Did you buy both of those boards, or did you previously had those?
i already had them.

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Im going to be testig on both of them and the one that is behind will be the one i put my 9600BE on as a spare computer, Lol.
 

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man I need to get my board back from RMA ASAP, s**T

Great results so far guys :Toast:
 
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man bought a Msi 790GX platninum and can only get to 3.7ghz stable wish I hadn't returned the asus 790g it was way easier to OC, this mother has too man damn setting. Also I don't have my TRUE on it yet using the stock heatsink and even with it it's cool as heck. Also all kidding aside this MSI board is super well made.
 

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man bought a Msi 790GX platninum and can only get to 3.7ghz stable wish I hadn't returned the asus 790g it was way easier to OC, this mother has too man damn setting. Also I don't have my TRUE on it yet using the stock heatsink and even with it it's cool as heck. Also all kidding aside this MSI board is super well made.
Why did you return the Asus?
 
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Now that's better...time to stability test.
 

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Nice!!!
 
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Now that's better...time to stability test.
just ran 3dmark06 with my cpu at 3.8ghz with a 260gtx 192 and broke 19,000 and thats with the stock cooler voltage at 1.475. ,ram at ddr2 1066, fsb 200. Now later I will strap on my TRUE black, start tweaking the FSB and upping my ram. These are very good cpus.
 

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just ran 3dmark06 with my cpu at 3.8ghz with a 260gtx 192 and broke 19,000 and thats with the stock cooler voltage at 1.475. ,ram at ddr2 1066, fsb 200. Now later I will strap on my TRUE black, start tweaking the FSB and upping my ram. These are very good cpus.
what was your CPU score if you don't mind sharing :toast:
 
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what was your CPU score if you don't mind sharing :toast:
around 5800 about the level of a core 2 quad and that without my ram being tweaked or my fsb upped.
 

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guys, why dont you'll start doing some benchmarks? Not super pi though, super pi dont like AMD.

how about wprime, or run a CPU test only in 3dmark, ill match the benchmarks with my i7 and see how the do, HT off of course.
 

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guys, why dont you'll start doing some benchmarks? Not super pi though, super pi dont like AMD.

how about wprime, or run a CPU test only in 3dmark, ill match the benchmarks with my i7 and see how the do, HT off of course.
Will do, later tonight. What speed?
 
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What do you guys think?
 

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guys, why dont you'll start doing some benchmarks? Not super pi though, super pi dont like AMD.

how about wprime, or run a CPU test only in 3dmark, ill match the benchmarks with my i7 and see how the do, HT off of course.
now patty we know the I7 will beat this chip and it really wasn't ment to compete wth it, it was really just a upgrade path for current AMD owners , for those who wanted core 2 duo like speeds in a AMD platform. Its kinda pointless to compare.
 

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Go ahead and put me down in the club :D
 
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Will do, later tonight. What speed?
paul regular N/B voltage is the key here you need 1.5v to 1.55v to get to 3.8ghz-4.0ghz
 

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paul regular N/B voltage is the key here you need 1.5v to 1.55v to get to 3.8ghz-4.0ghz
Really? I though these chips didn't need northbridge vcore that high. :confused: