ASUS P5Q Pro, E8400, 2x2GB G. Skill Pi Black DDR2-800 4-4-4-12, Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro 7
Ok, so I changed the following in my BIOS.
PCIE Spread Spectrum-Disabled
CPU Spread Spectrum-Disabled
I also have manually set my RAM timings to 4-4-4-12, and voltage to 1.9.
The thing I'm wondering though is that if the CPU voltage looks ok. I've been running Prime95 for 3:30 now and will run it until tomorrow morning. The CPU temp is at ~50-52 now which is decent. If you have anything advice to throw on voltage or anything else please do.
Well, I'm new to OC'ing and I'm just going for 3.6 atm. How will I know if it is stable after I stop Prim95 tomorrow? If it doesn't crash or what? Also does that voltage look too high/low to anyone? I kinda just threw 1 out there to see if it worked.
Set timings to 4-4-4-12 and dram voltage to 2.0v and cpu voltage to 1.300, set dram:fsb 1:1 then raise fsb to 400.
Everything should run stable. Did it this way on the Gigabyte EP45-UD3P and its running stably ever since in a friends rig after running prime.
Keep the ram setting at 1.90V in bios at 4-4-4-12 timings. Make sure your NB Voltages are at 1.33v-1.35v. Also what is your VID? Use Core Temp to check it. I have the E8400 E0 stepping also and I need to have my voltage at 1.275V in order to run it at 3.6Ghz. Don't forget that every cpu is different. Also I would use LinX for 25 passes and then prime 95 for about 6 hours.