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    Default Re: Trying to OC e8400 on EP45-UD3R

    Quote Originally Posted by Lsdmeasap View Post
    I would not recommend using Intel Burn test for 24 hours!!
    Why not LSD? If temps are fine. I would agree however that less time would be needed using burning test in comparison to prime for 24 hours
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R
    CPU: E8400 C0
    Memory: Team Xtreem Dark PC2 8500 DDR2 1066MHz CL5 (2*2GB)
    GPU: XFX GTX280
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    HDD's In 5.25 bay held in 2x Nexus DoubleTwins
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    Default Re: Trying to OC e8400 on EP45-UD3R

    Well, my 4.2ghz OC with the settings from post #8 failed failed 2/5 runs of Intel Burn Test. I probably need more vcore? I'm not really comfortable with leaving the vcore at 1.4v (or higher...) so maybe I should settle on a 4.0ghz overclock.
    **thepieguy**
    CPU : Core2Duo E8400 @ 4.0Ghz, 1.2625v (BIOS)
    Power: CORSAIR CMPSU-400CX
    Mainboard : Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R
    CPU Cooler : Xigmatek HDT-S1283
    RAM : OCZ Reaper HPC DDR2 800 4GB (2 x 2GB) OCZ2RPR800C44GK
    Video Card : Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 4830
    Optical Drive : LITE-ON iHAS122-04
    OS : Windows XP SP3 32bit

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    Default Re: Trying to OC e8400 on EP45-UD3R

    Yeah thats what I found too, needed more vcore to get anything above 4ghz. Are you sure those temps are right? I have a 140mm intake and extract fan flowing through my xigma..im just a bit scared that speedfan is still reading your temps wrong.

    What does realtemp read them as?
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R
    CPU: E8400 C0
    Memory: Team Xtreem Dark PC2 8500 DDR2 1066MHz CL5 (2*2GB)
    GPU: XFX GTX280
    Sound: Xonar HDAV Deluxe
    HDD's: WD VelociRaptor, WD Blue AAKS, WD Blue 2500BB
    PSU: Corsair HX620
    Case: Sharkoon Rebel12 Value
    CPU Cooler: Xigmatek Achilles S1284C
    Fans: Intake & Extract Top: Sharkoon 140MM 5v mod, Intake Bottom Opposite HDD's: Scythe 120mm Low RPM Drive Bay
    HDD's In 5.25 bay held in 2x Nexus DoubleTwins
    Disc Drives: Blu Ray/HDDVD LG GGCH20L, Pioneer DVR-216DBK
    Monitor: Samsung LE40M86B
    Receiver: Harman Kardon AVR255
    Speaker System: Q Accoustics 5.1i System

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    James Bond: Standard operating procedure. Boys with toys.
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    Default Re: Trying to OC e8400 on EP45-UD3R

    Realtemp reports the same exact temps that speedfan does. Does your cooler mount by pushpins or bracket? What kind of thermal compound did you use? I don't know if yours came like mine, but I had to clean the heck out of the bottom of the cooler because of the lame sticker they put on there to "protect" it, which left behind all kinds of gooey residue.
    **thepieguy**
    CPU : Core2Duo E8400 @ 4.0Ghz, 1.2625v (BIOS)
    Power: CORSAIR CMPSU-400CX
    Mainboard : Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R
    CPU Cooler : Xigmatek HDT-S1283
    RAM : OCZ Reaper HPC DDR2 800 4GB (2 x 2GB) OCZ2RPR800C44GK
    Video Card : Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 4830
    Optical Drive : LITE-ON iHAS122-04
    OS : Windows XP SP3 32bit

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    Default Re: Trying to OC e8400 on EP45-UD3R

    I used MX2 Paste and applied it to the CPU itself, probably need to take the sink out again and apply the paste again to the sink itself,it does have a lot of sections between the pipes that arent filled I suppose.

    My temps have always been pretty high for sure, but it seems im missing something. I think i may buy a new push pin system or actual bracket because ive taken it out so many times, thats probs damaged by now lol
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R
    CPU: E8400 C0
    Memory: Team Xtreem Dark PC2 8500 DDR2 1066MHz CL5 (2*2GB)
    GPU: XFX GTX280
    Sound: Xonar HDAV Deluxe
    HDD's: WD VelociRaptor, WD Blue AAKS, WD Blue 2500BB
    PSU: Corsair HX620
    Case: Sharkoon Rebel12 Value
    CPU Cooler: Xigmatek Achilles S1284C
    Fans: Intake & Extract Top: Sharkoon 140MM 5v mod, Intake Bottom Opposite HDD's: Scythe 120mm Low RPM Drive Bay
    HDD's In 5.25 bay held in 2x Nexus DoubleTwins
    Disc Drives: Blu Ray/HDDVD LG GGCH20L, Pioneer DVR-216DBK
    Monitor: Samsung LE40M86B
    Receiver: Harman Kardon AVR255
    Speaker System: Q Accoustics 5.1i System

    Natalya Simonova: Do you destroy every vehicle you get into?
    James Bond: Standard operating procedure. Boys with toys.
    Goldeneye

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