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Anyone have a problem with acc on the 940 mine if put on auto it wont post and my bios wont recognize the chip higher then 3.7ghz
This has been reported in a number of cases. Has something to do with ACC built into the chip. You have to keep it disabled.
 
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Anyone have a problem with acc on the 940 mine if put on auto it wont post and my bios wont recognize the chip higher then 3.7ghz
with phenom II ACC is build in and does not need to be activated or so I'm told and is useless
 
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My chip also failed to post with ACC on. I have only been able to get 3.52 stable (220x16) 1.44 vcore. However I think that my bios doesn't fully support this chip. CPU-Z lists the specification as "AMD processor model unknown". But at 3.52, it does a sub-20 second SuperPI 1M. At least it is a step in the right direction.
 
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I think they are

This has been reported in a number of cases. Has something to do with ACC built into the chip. You have to keep it disabled.
Testing trying to get stable now.
 
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So I am stuck with the stock cooler (which I must say is quite nice for a stock cooler)

Shes up to 3.6ghz stable at 1.4vcore, though I think I could reduce that some.
 
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Seems that 3.8ghz does better then 4ghz in 3dmark06

3.8 = 19702

4ghz is stable but it only does 16xxx in 3dmark06

any ideas on what i should do?

i am also on vista 64
 

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Ignore the voltage I cranked it because I'm lazy

First I tried the changing the Htt and it's getting better.

 
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Seems that 3.8ghz does better then 4ghz in 3dmark06

3.8 = 19702

4ghz is stable but it only does 16xxx in 3dmark06

any ideas on what i should do?

i am also on vista 64
usually when you have a lower score with a higher overclock it means the overclock is not "as" stable.
 
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getting near 4.0ghz on air so much for msi not overclocking

 
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little super PI for ya

 
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Congrats on the 4 GHz
 
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Congrats on the 4 GHz
well 2.1 mhz off but close it's my ram. It appears to me these AMD chips unbottle neck the GPU just as well as Intel ( or very close I should say) and that's a big step for AMD
 

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well 2.1 mhz off but close it's my ram. It appears to me these AMD chips unbottle neck the GPU just as well as Intel ( or very close I should say) and that's a big step for AMD
what do you mean its your ram? is that whats killing your OC?
 

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Looking good Tom. I'm being gentle with my chip because I just sold it. Waiting for another one to arrive. I know there are others with PII. Where are the benches guys?
 

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Looking good Tom. I'm being gentle with my chip because I just sold it. Waiting for another one to arrive. I know there are others with PII. Where are the benches guys?
haha and its mine now :D

somebody on XS just got a 925ES in but no AMD mobo to run it on
 

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Got close to 5.2ghz tonight, didn't bother screening it since it's nowhere near where I wanted to be. Will try again very soon :)
 

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Got close to 5.2ghz tonight, didn't bother screening it since it's nowhere near where I wanted to be. Will try again very soon :)
Was that a LN run?
 
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Yep, but I have no idea how cold since my temp probe wasn't making good contact. Another reason I decided to take it down and try again after everything has a chance to dry out.

I think I'm going to put it under a single stage after class tomorrow and get a little more familiar with the setup.
 

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Someone else has one here too. :)
and who might that be

Yep, but I have no idea how cold since my temp probe wasn't making good contact. Another reason I decided to take it down and try again after everything has a chance to dry out.

I think I'm going to put it under a single stage after class tomorrow and get a little more familiar with the setup.
they got 5ghz ish with a dual stage on XS

why did you get that mobo? :cry:
 
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Okay, im starting to OC my 940BE and I was wondering what is a safe voltage for around 3.6Ghz? And do you think I could get it to 4.0GHz without it crashing on air?
 

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Yep, but I have no idea how cold since my temp probe wasn't making good contact. Another reason I decided to take it down and try again after everything has a chance to dry out.

I think I'm going to put it under a single stage after class tomorrow and get a little more familiar with the setup.
I'll look forward to the single stage numbers. :).