I have a Pentium 4 520/2.8 GHz on the LGA775 socket. I have an Abit AA8-DuraMAX board. The board came with overclocking software called uGuru (other software) and temperature monitor called Abit EQ.
Temperature is my main issue. I have configured Abit EQ in such a way that it will shutdown my computer if the processor temperature exceeds 55 degrees Celsius. I'm running this on the stock HS/F. What I don't understand is why my temp doesn't go up even after I turn the voltage.
Example 1: OC to 2.968 GHz @ 1.3875 V & stable 49 Celsius max
Example 2: OC to 3.094 GHz @ 1.4275 V & stable 49 Celsius max
Example 3: OC to 3.122 GHz @ 1.4275 V & stable 49 Celsius max
Example 4: OC to 3.2xx GHz @ 1.4675 V & unstable 52 C max
Why such slight difference if at all in temps?
How can I get the processor to run stable at 3.2xx GHz? When it was unstable the fan rpm was 2460 RPM or 2240 RPM (i think the second one). Should I turn up the voltage, is it safe? (The uGuru when put on turbo settings, runs proc. at 1.5875 v and 3.08 GHz, a waste but the noise on the hsf is extreme for the turbo settings but the temp still doesn't go any higher than 53 C). Please, any suggestions would be useful and I do not intend on purchasing another heatsink as the intel one goes up to 3000RPM.
Since it's an overclocking question it'd be much more appropriate to post it in the Overclocking section instead of hardware I went ahead and moved it for ya