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Old 11-29-2008, 02:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok so I got 3.1 stable from what I can tell. I will test 3.2 more. right now I have 388X8 which is running pretty **** good. Do you guys think I could make it to 3.4 and keep it. My pc does a excellent job of cooling.

Side note I was also wondering if there are good system fan software controllers out there. Because I have two fans I do not hook up just because they scream.

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zalman makes a pretty good controller. it looks nice too. thermaltake has one that is functional, but it looks rather cheap.
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Most e2180 owners say that it caps at around 3.3ghz...

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You may be able to get 3.4ghz but it may take allot of voltage. Most of them seem to hit a wall around 3.3-3.5ghz where it takes allot of voltage to get even minor clock increases. I was able to get 3.4ghz (340x10) at 1.505v and it was stable enough for a superpi run but probably not much else.

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yep, that is what I am finding, I think I am going to get a super pi run (just got 19 sec at 3.2) on 3.4 then call it good.
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Mine will do 3.1ghz on near stock voltage then require a ton more for each .1 increase. However I do believe I got it to boot at 3.4ghz, it ran to hot with my cheapo cooler though so I never tested it.
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o hey update. I got boot a 3.55 (not stable) and ran super pi 17.625 I believe.
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What kind of cpu cooler are you using?

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yeah I do, image shack won't let me create a account. I am using a xigamatek or whatever that brand is called. It is not the one that competes with the true but its still pretty decent. As far as temps are concerned I could push the cpu harder, I just feel like putting more then 1.55 through it. O and naga I have the zalman controller. Its just all the hookups are the really small motherboard hookups and not the molex needed for the 120mm and 80mm fans. Also where should I order cord extensions for the system fans because two of the ones if I hook up straight to the motherboard just scream.

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