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Old April 22, 2009, 02:18 AM
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Tryin to figure out this damn E8400 before I RMA my motherboard. I have it sitting @ 3.38ghz for now as thats as high as I can get my motherboard FSB stable right now. When I run Orthos blend core #1 (2nd core) is WAY slower then the first core. When i run OCCT I find that its only running at 65%... temps between the cores is 4-5c... wtf is going on here? real temp is telling me the CPU is running at 98% constant but judging by the way Orthos was going I have a hard time believing that.

Odd thing is im getting no errors, everything seems to be checking out just fine aside from this. Getting really sick of dealing with a gimped motherboard so I think im going to say screw waiting for EVGA CS to email me as their already a day over due and im just going to RMA the board this week.
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Old April 22, 2009, 03:22 AM
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DOH! after checking and rechecking all my processes looking for culprits I finally found what it was that was causing this oddity. Steam was running... and was taking up 35% load for some reason o.O This CPU deffinetly heats up more then the E7400 though.. 40c one core 44c on the other @ idle, loads at this reletively low overclock @ 1.2v are around 47c/52c... E7400 idled around 30/39 and maxed out at 51/51 @ 3.6ghz. Time for some lapping while mobo is in the shop =P
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Old April 22, 2009, 05:10 AM
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......3.38ghz for now as thats as high as I can get my motherboard FSB stable right now. ...................
how come the signature said 3.6
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Old April 22, 2009, 05:25 AM
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It was running 3.6 for a couple days, I ran into troubles and havent changed my sig yet =( Ideally it will be running 4ghz+ but no matter what I do I cant get it stable even at 3.6ghz... cant boot into windows past 3.6ghz.
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whats the cpu cooler?
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Xigmatek HDT 1283 with an aerocool 86cfm fan on it.
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Keep in mind I had this C0 chip under water, and it required 1.4v plus to hit 4.0 when it was new. I was running it at 9x425 at 1.38v IIRC before I sold it to Silver. When I sold it in my thread, I said that it should do 3.6 - 3.8 easily, but made no promises for 4.0. And it runs games great at 3.8. Good luck with it.

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Yeah, I know its good for so much more then my board is letting it. board is now officially RMA status and will be shipping out in the next few days... The only thing im worried about with this chip is heat, ill run 1.45v through it no problem im not worried about that. Its going on 12 hours rock stable though, since disabling steam its been flying through orthos at 1.92v under load.
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