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  1. Hi everyone.

    I'm completely noob on overclocking but just built myself a new rig. And had off course try to unlock extra 4 core, with the asus core unlocker switch on the mobo. In bios it says it's a Deneb B50 (i think it was) with L3Cache. And it says 4 cores activated! when asus green screen shows. But when I try to boot up it freezez loading windows. Tried increase the voltages step by step cpu 1,4v - NB Cpu offset to 1,2v (From 1,3250v - 1,1v) but still the same freeze. Guess I was'nt that lucky after all. I even tried the manual core locking (locking core 4,5, and) in bios but still same freeze. It allmost feels like it is the automatic core unlocker switch that is making the comouter to freeze.

    Anyway as I said i'm completely new to this oc'ing and this is the first time I'm doing it, so did an auto tuning with Asus TurboV Evo (the turbo key II switch on mobo is not on).

    My setup is this:

    Case: Antech Six Hundred (original fans + one extra 120mm input fan down in the front)
    Gpu: onboard HD4250 (saving up for a HD 6850)
    Psu: Chieftec Super Series 650W PSU 140mm fan (Modular)
    Cpu: AMD ATHLON II x450 3,2Ghz
    Name: matta85
    Stepping: C3 (Revision BL-C3)
    Frequency: 3,612 Ghz
    Ref*Multi: 233x15,5
    CPU voltage: 1.3250v ( 1,428v under load)
    CPU-NB: Auto
    NB Frequency: 2330,4
    NB volts: Auto
    RAM: Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600MHz 4GB CL9, Kit w/2x 2GB XMS3 modules, CL9-9-9-24 1T
    Motherboard: ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3
    Cooling: Air cooling / CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ (thermal paste that came with)
    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

    I'm reading up on how to overclock in BIOS but not shure yet since multiplier is locked I have to increase bus speed and that affects the memory aswell I've heard.
    First pic is prime95 stopped, second is running again to show frequences under load.




    Please correct and advice me if something is wrong, need more info or have some tricks or tips for me!

    Many thanks
  2. Hi matta85 and welcome to Tom's forum.

    Go to the BIOS and disable Cool'n'Quite and C1E after that try again the core unlock to stock speeds. Let me know if that works.
  3. Since I auto tuned it I started changing the CPU Overclocking from manual back to auto, then I disabled Cool'n'Quite and then C1E, after that I changed Asus Core Unlocker to enabled and hit F10. Still freezez at the loading windows screen. Btw. It says AMD Phenom (tm) X4 B45, with Cache L3: 6MB in BIOS (not Deneb B50 as written earlier).

    I saw this youtube movie (890FX mobo I think) where a guy used the core unlocker switch. He's boot up freezez the same place as mine. He restarts enter BIOS and changed boot settings to Device 1st SATA, 2nd CDROM, 3rd Removable device, tried that aswell didnt work. The guy on the movie also hit Load Setup Defaults before F10. I tried that yesterday after playing with voltages. Found out that was a bad idea since had some problems turning voltages back down afterwards.

    Any other suggestions?
  4. I also read somewhere people being able to ulock the L3 Cache but disable the core. Anyone know how to do this?
  5. matta85 said:
    I also read somewhere people being able to ulock the L3 Cache but disable the core. Anyone know how to do this?

    Where This is maybe what your bios looks like..

    This is what mine looks like. You want the option that allows you to shut down either core 3 or core 2 individually to find out which might be bad. Might also be the very L3 we are trying to save that is bad.

    g/l
  6. CPU: Phenom II x6 1055T
    Name: jimmyzline
    Stepping: E0
    Frequency: 3500
    ref*multi: 200*14
    CPU voltage: Auto
    CPU-NB: Auto
    nb frequency: 2000
    NB volts: Auto
    RAM: 8GB 1333Mhz DDR3 9-9-9-20-1T @ 1.50V
    Motherboard: MSI 790FX-GD70
    Cooling: Air cooling/Hyper 212+
    OS: 7 64-bit
    GFLOPS: 65.8994

    Gonna try and up the voltage for stable 3.8ghz this weekend. Wish me luck!

  7. Quote:
    cpu: PHENOM II X4 955 BE
    name: AMD655
    stepping: RB-C3
    frequency: 4000
    ref*multi: 200*20
    cpu voltage: 1.512
    nb frequency: 2400
    nb volts: 1.3
    ram: 6GB GEIL BLACK DRAGON DDR3 8-9-9-24-2T @1.6V
    motherboard: MSI 790FX-GD70
    cooling: AIR COOLING/ CM HYPER 212+ PUSH AND PULL
    os: 7-pro 64bit
    gflops: 49.3011
    temperatures: 33c-57c

    I will try to oc to 4.2ghz if possible


    http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/617/screen1d.jpg

    Uploaded with ImageShack.us


    Nice! That mobo rocks!
  8. saint19 said:
    You forget the CPU-Z memory and board tab.



    Do you want me to rerun with everything in one picture???
  9. Quote:
    is ur 1055t a black edition?


    Nope. The 1055T isn't available in the BE. I wish!
  10. Quote:
    fair one
    hey im at 4.1ghz! yay testing right now 5 mins have past without fail this could be stable


    Nice job!!
  11. overclocked stable at 3.8ghz on my Phenom II X4 965 BE!

    temps are a bit high but i gotta adjust fans to lower em

    CPU-Z validation
    http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1470688

    Screenies
    http://img177.imageshack.us/f/81905899.jpg/

    mainboard
    http://img695.imageshack.us/f/59708406.jpg/

    memory
    http://img16.imageshack.us/f/95108710v.jpg/

    will push higher after i adjust fans a bit
  12. yo what were your temps like at 4ghz amd65? I gotta adjust my fan speeds but i was getting upto 58C at 3.8ghz on my 965
  13. @All in the AMD Overclocking Club: The stability test screen picture must include all the programs required for the table.
  14. @Jason 58 is not to high, but it is higher than AMD's recommended temps. You should stick to below 55 or 54. At 3.9 my temps were 50*C.
  15. yah i lowered my temps easily

    its cuz in my bios my "max CPU temp" was set at 70C i lowered it to 60C

    i now max out at 55C
  16. i dont get it saint what am i missing?
  17. saint19 said:
    @All in the AMD Overclocking Club: The stability test screen picture must include all the programs required for the table.

    I am a little confused. I thought I had everything.
  18. same i got everything in mine its just 3 seperate screenies.....but they all in same post
  19. I'm say it for miwanuma not for you both jimmyzline and jasonp12, you are ok and will be added to the table tomorrow (I'm a little tired)
  20. saint19 said:
    I'm say it for miwanuma not for you both jimmyzline and jasonp12, you are ok and will be added to the table tomorrow (I'm a little tired)

    Gotch. Thanks. g'nite.
  21. yah ima be pushing for 3.9-4ghz soon
  22. Table updated. ;)
  23. ohh for the chart

    my cpu/nb and nb voltages are Auto

    im on a Air Cooler Coolermaster Hyper 212+ in Push/Pull
    win 7 64bit
  24. Thanks, table update (again :lol: )
  25. overclocking at 3.9ghz right now 45minutes into LinX with no problems! ill post soon as its done
  26. ohh and BTW i use a AMD 965BE not 955BE
  27. stable at 3.9ghz!

    CPU-Z validation
    http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1472258

    http://img827.imageshack.us/f/cpuvz.jpg/

    all other info same as before!
  28. Ok, I will wait your OC update to update the table and the CPU.
  29. Table update.
  30. Firstly, how do I join this OC club?

    Secondly, has anyone got a 555 to run above 4.0Ghz with air cooling???
  31. Go to the 1st page, you can find the requirements for join to the club ;)
  32. piranhamoose said:
    Buy.com has the AMD 1090T Phenom X6 for $227.00 with free shipping!!!!!! Ad started today (11/2 @ 10am)

    http://www.buy.com/prod/amd-phenom-ii-x6-1090t-black-edition-thuban-3-2ghz-6-x-512kb-l2-cache/q/loc/101/215107936.html


    got mine just last week from the egg for $26o :(



    Spoke with a Newegg rep online today, and asked if would be possible to get a refund for the difference from the price I bought my 1090T, since 2 weeks after my purchase they dropped the price to $229. I was pleasantly surprised that the rep said YES! Newegg is the ***!!!!!
  33. How do I upload a screenshot of my overclock profile? Do I have to save it on a hosting site? If so, which one should I use?
  34. ahthurungnone said:
    How do I upload a screenshot of my overclock profile? Do I have to save it on a hosting site? If so, which one should I use?


    Yeah, you need use a hosting site like ImageShack or Photobucket, upload the pic in the site and post the forum link here. The 2nd one works better.
  35. Saint here is the screenie with all information sorry

    cpu: AMD 1055T
    name: miwanuma
    stepping: 0
    frequency: 4122
    ref*multi: 294*14
    cpu voltage: 1.52
    nb frequency: 2060
    nb volts: 1.3
    ram: 8gb Gskill ripjaws 9-9-9-24 2T @ 1.65v
    motherboard: ASUS M4A89GTD
    cooling: Custom Liquid
    os: 7-pro 64bit
    Temps: Idle29, Prime Load-49

    Screenie



    CPU-Z

    http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1467680
  36. ^ n/j with the 14x !
  37. green300 said:
    ^ n/j with the 14x !

    Thanks!! That max's out my CPU with the FSB overclocking, cant wait till Xmas as the wife is getting me a 1090BE should be fun to see what I can do with that :D
  38. Here are my results overclocking a Phenom II 555 BE to 4.0Ghz. Hopefully you can view the attachment. Let me know if you can't.

    http://i871.photobucket.com/albums/ab271/ahthurungnone/40GhzOverclockResults.jpg?t=1290365674
  39. So, am I in the Club???
  40. Cpu: 555
    Name: ahthurungnone (Pronounced: Author Unknown)
    Stepping: 3
    Frequency: 4000
    ref*multi: 200*20
    CPU voltage: 1.475
    CPU-NB: Auto
    nb frequency: 2000
    NB volts: Auto
    RAM: 4GB 1600Mhz DDR3 9-11-11-24 1T @ Auto V
    Motherboard: MIS 890FXA-GD70
    Cooling: Air cooling with Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme
    OS: 7 64-bit Professional

    http://i871.photobucket.com/albums/ab271/ahthurungnone/40GhzOverclockResults.jpg?t=1290365674
  41. wow edit your posts dude. Don't 5 post streak it.. You don't need to do that..
  42. ^lo very true agreed
  43. Hello everyone. I'm new here, sorry I dont have my sig or info up but I just wanted to let you guys now I just put togther a Phenom 2 1055T x6 system and have overclocked it from 2.8 to 4.2 so far and it seems stable. Im afraid to go futher. I will let you guys know how much more I can go. I installed a Corsair H50 today and that has made the big difference. idle at 42c and load 52c.
  44. Sorry. I just wanted to make sure I was accepted into the club and count get on Saint19's list.

    Ashton, 4.2Ghz is amazing! Have you run Prime95 to ensure it's stable?
  45. ahthurungnone said:
    Sorry. I just wanted to make sure I was accepted into the club and count get on Saint19's list.

    Ashton, 4.2Ghz is amazing! Have you run Prime95 to ensure it's stable?



    Not yet but I will tonight. I played some Modern Warfare 2 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for 30 mins each and no problems. I set the profile in the bios and set everything back to default for now cuz I need to do some work. I've been outa the PC thing since 2007 so all it took me a bit to get familier with the new bios. OH I love the ability to save profiles with in the bios. Saves alot of headaches. These AMD x6 are simply amazing! Well I'll repost ASAP.

    PS I entered my specs in my profile, I will post the results soon.

    Peace
  46. Ok guys:

    @miwanuma and ahthurungnone: I will update the table tomorrow with your rigs, I'm a little tired now ;).
  47. ashton said:
    Not yet but I will tonight. I played some Modern Warfare 2 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for 30 mins each and no problems. I set the profile in the bios and set everything back to default for now cuz I need to do some work. I've been outa the PC thing since 2007 so all it took me a bit to get familier with the new bios. OH I love the ability to save profiles with in the bios. Saves alot of headaches. These AMD x6 are simply amazing! Well I'll repost ASAP.

    PS I entered my specs in my profile, I will post the results soon.

    Peace


    Good luck with that test :)
  48. Ok if I run a link to the club in my sig saint19 ?
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