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Old March 25, 2008, 08:55 PM
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All the software tells me the same thing so I'm having doubts it's a software issue now. Maybe my mobo doesn't play nice with the sensors, who knows. But in the BIOS it does show about 23 which for sitting idle doing nothing may be pretty close.

On another note, I still haven't found settings that will keep 9x445MHz stable for too long in orthos but surprisingly 8x500MHz is stable for twice as long, about 1hr. changing nothing other than the FSB and multi. Strange, especially since I have OCZ pc6400 RAM running at 5-5-5-15. I haven't tried to tighten those timings yet but TBH I think I should leave well enough alone.

I have a hunch Vdroop is keeping me from that 4GHz barrier. When I get to 1.4V neighbourhood and above CPUZ reports about 0.05V to 0.06V lower than BIOS setting. I found a mod for this board that I think I'll try, I'm tossing around the idea of getting a DFI so if the mod doesn't work out then the decision will be easy.
i7 4790K @ 4.8GHz w/EK Supremacy Evo
MSI z97 Gaming 5
2x 8GB Gskill Sniper 2133 @ 2400MHz
EVGA GTX 280 (SC?)
OCZ Gamer Xtreme 600W PSU
Still rockin' the Cooler Master Cosmos on water
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