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Help,How to overclock CPU 950 and memory

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March 9, 2011 10:58:08 PM

Hy guys,

CPU- Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz
MEMORY- CORSAIR XMS3 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
MOTHERBOARD- ASUS Rampage III Gene LGA 1366 Intel X58

I bought this configuration because i want to decrease the render time and i don't see much difference between the new one and my previus Core 2 Duo E7600 Wolfdale 3.06GHz.Also the motherboard recognizes the memory bus at 1066 Ghz.
That's why I decided to overclocking, after overclocking, from time to time the pc starts to load windows and suddenly the screen goes blue and then black.
So I think I did not overclock properly, . So I would greatly appreciate detailed instructions on what to do and how to overclok properly. What parameters do i need to put , especially in regard to the memory?

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March 9, 2011 11:24:59 PM

Those are the memory's parameters

Cas Latency:7
Voltage:1.65V
Multi-channel Kit:Triple Channel Kit
Timing:7-8-7-20
ECC:No
Heat Spreader:Yes
Features:6GB memory kit (3 x 2GB) for Triple Channel DDR3 Intel Core i7 processors
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a b K Overclocking
March 10, 2011 1:31:58 PM

yes i did mean base clock, how did that guide work for you ?
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March 10, 2011 2:15:42 PM

Well I'm already on it,,its been very help full.
Only on think regardigns the memry, in the guide recomend Tighteening timings should be decreased,,, my memory is Timing:7-8-7-20 ,,Next step you recomend me????
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a b K Overclocking
March 10, 2011 2:57:06 PM

i have my 920 at 3.4 timings at 7.9.7.24 i notice no difference after changing them.
leave them at stock or if your going to over 4ghz may loosen them a bit.
but i can run 4.0 at stock timings no prob.
6 gb of cheap kingston im running maxed out windows experience score at 7.9
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