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I must doing something wrong or stupid. It wont run primordia or molecular dynamics.
Add a little extra VCore, thats the point where the CPU is working the hardest, perhaps with Vdroop you are getting stability issue's.
 
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I must doing something wrong or stupid. It wont run primordia or molecular dynamics.
did you extract it after you downloaded it ?
 
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There is more to be got out of that 6850 yet! I benched SM2 at 4.2gig ish I think on air so you should be able to do more, and mine at the time was with a poxy Anus P5N-E Sli.
 
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Add a little extra VCore, thats the point where the CPU is working the hardest, perhaps with Vdroop you are getting stability issue's.
Thanks Tatty. Never thought of that because I am orthos stable.
 
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There is more to be got out of that 6850 yet! I benched SM2 at 4.2gig ish I think on air so you should be able to do more, and mine at the time was with a poxy Anus P5N-E Sli.

 

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Lol, booting to windows and running 3D Mark 2006 are VERY different, remember I could boot to windows, run superPI all at 4.43gig ;)......2006 would have crashed before it even started!
 
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Lol, booting to windows and running 3D Mark 2006 are VERY different, remember I could boot to windows, run superPI all at 4.43gig ;)......20006 would have crashed before it even started!
Was that with one or two cores? I am quite happy with the score i have,this is not a 3d mark test
 
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Just noticed that the score on the front page is not my best this is:



Trickson, does it really take you 1.632v to be stable @ 3.85ghz, the same gets me between 4-4.1ghz.
Also how you doing for temps?
 

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Yes unfortunately yes it does I can't seem to get any more . I think I have to do some RAM changes but I don't know what right now. the temps are great nothing over 60 fully loaded!
 

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Was that with one or two cores? I am quite happy with the score i have,this is not a 3d mark test
No I know, my point is that 2006 takes greater stability than SM2, an overclock at high speeds is great (my 4.43gig.....one core by the way ;)) but it means nothing if you cant get stability across the full spectrum of benches, you obviously have a good one there, all I am saying is, as you have more extreme cooling than I do, I reckon you should be able to run both SM2 AND 2006 above 4.2gig and if you can.....you can compete with any quad clocked below about 3.4Gig in 2006!
 
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Yes unfortunately yes it does I can't seem to get any more . I think I have to do some RAM changes but I don't know what right now. the temps are great nothing over 60 fully loaded!
Unfortunatly i've never used an nvidia board so i can't comment on any bios options and such.
Firstly as you've done i'd use a 1:1 or lower divider on the ram and slacken the timings off just to rule out mem issues.
Have you tried lowering the multi on the cpu to see if the board will post with a higher fsb? If so whats the highest fsb you've reached?
 

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Unfortunatly i've never used an nvidia board so i can't comment on any bios options and such.
Firstly as you've done i'd use a 1:1 or lower divider on the ram and slacken the timings off just to rule out mem issues.
Have you tried lowering the multi on the cpu to see if the board will post with a higher fsb? If so whats the highest fsb you've reached?
No it will not post with a lower multi and I just tried to lower tha RAM to 667 and well no go I just can't seem to get the CPU past 3.9Ghz I can run fully stable at 3.9Ghz just have to pump up the Vcore even more and I don't get it . :banghead::banghead:
 
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No it will not post with a lower multi and I just tried to lower tha RAM to 667 and well no go I just can't seem to get the CPU past 3.9Ghz I can run fully stable at 3.9Ghz just have to pump up the Vcore even more and I don't get it . :banghead::banghead:
Well 3.9Ghz is still a good oc. I'd like to say its not the cpu thats limiting your oc because i would've thought that your board would do fsb 500mhz from what i've read of review samples.
You know of anyone else with the same board being able to achieve higher fsb, with or without the same cpu.
 

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Well 3.9Ghz is still a good oc. I'd like to say its not the cpu thats limiting your oc because i would've thought that your board would do fsb 500mhz from what i've read of review samples.
You know of anyone else with the same board being able to achieve higher fsb, with or without the same cpu.
No I have not found any one as of yet .
 

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glad everyone doing sm again :)
 
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glad everyone doing sm again :)
and stilll no update :p

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No I know, my point is that 2006 takes greater stability than SM2, an overclock at high speeds is great (my 4.43gig.....one core by the way ;)) but it means nothing if you cant get stability across the full spectrum of benches, you obviously have a good one there, all I am saying is, as you have more extreme cooling than I do, I reckon you should be able to run both SM2 AND 2006 above 4.2gig and if you can.....you can compete with any quad clocked below about 3.4Gig in 2006!
Well i have not even tried 3D mark 2006 at 4.1 yet let alone 4.2 might not even run, how do you switch off one core ?
Oh btw i got my hands on a second hand QX6800 cost me about 300 quid :p
 
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Well i have not even tried 3D mark 2006 at 4.1 yet let alone 4.2 might not even run, how do you switch off one core ?
Oh btw i got my hands on a second hand QX6800 cost me about 300 quid :p
£300 :eek: yhey are giving them away over here, generally a decent Q6600 (G0) will overclock better but you may have yourself one of those Good ones.

I have an option in my BIOS to disable "multithredding" so just leaving one core operational, I am dying to see what I can get my Xeon X3220 to with just one core active :D
 
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£300 :eek: yhey are giving them away over here, generally a decent Q6600 (G0) will overclock better but you may have yourself one of those Good ones.

I have an option in my BIOS to disable "multithredding" so just leaving one core operational, I am dying to see what I can get my Xeon X3220 to with just one core active :D
Oh rite ill have to check in my bios see if that option is there. Thought you already received your Xeon X3220? The QX6800 has been upto 4.8 ghz and been 3D mark 2006 bench stable with tec, so we will see how far she will go on water and anways its my first quad core and since many Q6600 cant do 4 ghz so i thought the Qx would be a better choice since this can...(i am hoping) :p