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New HSF, want to maximize OC

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a b K Overclocking
October 28, 2011 11:56:21 AM

I just upgraded my Zalman 9900 to a Thermaltake Frio OCK 0575. I love the new cooler, but i feel i have a bottleneck in my OC ability. I have tried every which way to get my self stable at 4.3GHz +, but nothing seems to work. Ive decreased RAM speeds, Changed the ratio of FSB/Multiplier, Increased and decreased voltage, and fooled around with the HT speeds ( usually as close to 2000Mhz as possible). My temps are great, nothing above a 58c for max load, but if you look at my Stable OC clocks, posted on the forum, i feel like i am able to do so much more. Any advice?

Current setup is:

4234Mhz
19.0x222.8
1.47Vcore
2600 NB
1440 RAM

Im at work, so please no pics, i wont see them until later, and i would be so priveledged to have you help me tweak this. This is primarily for pride's sake, as i am fully away im not gaining any performance boost. I only want a stable OC right now.

Ok, so 'RATED' speeds for ram is 1600, but in reality, its 1333. Right now my house is roughly 19c...no heat yet, as i like it cold anyways. Do you think i still need to take the side panel off of a HAF X? my airflow is amazing. x23 i will try, and i will increase my voltage again to 1.5v.

configuration of airflow:

Intake:
side, front bottom, top front.

Exhaust:
rear, top rear, pci-e card fan.

I have hit and posted at 4.465GHz, but BSoD is eminent..."dun dun dun".

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a b K Overclocking
October 28, 2011 12:00:20 PM

i know that will boot to windows, its the Prime95 that is giving me issues.
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a b K Overclocking
October 28, 2011 12:05:54 PM

ok. I also tried this configuration:

20.5 x 235ish @ 1.51v

I think this was my 4.465
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a b K Overclocking
October 28, 2011 12:11:20 PM

ok. sounds good. Another note, My last OC, the MoBo auto jumped the FSB to 216 when i went above an 18 multiplier, and any configuration i used under 216, i could not post...
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a b K Overclocking
October 28, 2011 12:14:57 PM

955BE C3. Sabertooth 990FX.
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