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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    Ahh, sorry! Ya, looks like your BIOS does not offer this setting.

    So you may need more vcore then you had been using to compensate for the drop

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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    Question is; what's the limit? I remember having my vcore above 1.5v even after vdroop, without any success.
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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    Well the limit is all up to you, your thoughts about warranties, and how temps are. 1.5V should be plenty really, so maybe it is some other setting such as MCH/MCH Ref, Vtt, or Pll, ect.

    Post your full settings again that you are using now, explain how and when it fails, and I will advise back on things to try

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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    Here it is.

    MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
    Robust Graphics Booster ...............: Auto
    CPU Clock Ratio ..........................: 8
    Fine CPU Clock Ratio.....................:.0
    CPU Frequency ...........................: 3.3


    Clock Chip Control
    Standard Clock Control
    CPU Host Clock Control..................: [Enabled]
    CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ............: 413Mhz
    PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .........:Set to 100

    C.I.A.2 .................................:[Disabled]


    Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
    CPU Clock Drive...........................: <<< 700 I don't recall changing these settings.
    PCI Express Clock Drive.................: <<< 700
    CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................: <<<
    MCH Clock Skew (ps)...................: <<<


    DRAM Performance Control
    Performance Enhance...................: [STANDARD]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.).....: Disabled
    (G)MCH Frequency Latch...............: 400
    System Memory Multiplier ..............: 2.00D

    Memory Frequency (Mhz) ..............: 826Mhz
    DRAM Timing Selectable ................: [Manual]

    Standard Timing Control
    CAS Latency Time........................5
    tRCD .........................................5
    tRP'...........................................5
    tRAS..........................................18

    Advanced Timing Control
    tRRD...........................................3
    tWTR..........................................3
    tWR............................................6
    tRFC...........................................52
    tRTP...........................................3
    Command Rate (CMD) ....................2T

    Driving Strength Profiles
    Driving Strength ............................Auto

    Channel A
    Static tRead Value.........................:10
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Autol
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Channel B
    Static tRead Value.........................:10
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Motherboard Voltage Control
    Voltage Type.………... Manual
    CPU
    CPU Vcore….……….........................:1.51875

    CPU Termination…..... 1.200V*.......: 1.30
    CPU PLL…………………....1.500V*.......: 1.50

    CPU Referen.…………....Auto

    CPU Reference2………I don't have this setting

    MCH/ICH
    MCH Core…………….....1.100V...........: 1.30
    MCH Reference….…….0.800V...........; .76 (default on my board)
    MCH/DRAM Ref.…......0.900V...........: .90
    ICH I/O……………….....1.550V............: 1.50
    ICH Core…………...……1.100V............: I do not have this setting

    DRAM
    DRAM Voltage ……....1.80v.............2.10
    DRAM Termination .…0.900V............: .90
    Channel A Reference 0.900V............: .90
    Channel B Reference 0.900V............: .90
    Advanced Settings
    Limit CPUID Max. to 3.....................: [Disabled]
    No-Execute Memory Protect............: [Enabled]
    CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E)................: [Disabled]
    C2/C2E State Support....................: [Disabled]
    x C4/C4E State Support..................: [Disabled]
    CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) ...........: [Enabled]
    CPU EIST Function.........................: [Disabled]
    Virtualization Technology................: [Disabled]
    Antec Twelve Hundred Case**Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Rev 1.1 - F8 BIOS**BFG EX-1000 PSU**Intel Q9550 @ Stock**CM Hyper-212 Plus Cooler**G.Skill 4x2 GB DDR2 1000**2xWD 1TB Caviar Black 32MB Cache Raid0**Maxtor One Touch 4 Plus 1 TB **Vision-Tek Radeon 4870X2 (2 gig)**Asus VE276Q 27" Monitor**Win7 Ultimate 64

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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    OK, please start all over and load optimized defaults and then try things again. Do not set CPU/PCIE Clock drive to 700/700 per the above settings, use what the defaults load with optimized.

    Leave all Ref voltages on auto, then try your above remaining settings again and see if you have any better luck. If not, post those settings you try that fail and I will advise.

    I can't really advise now because you are using Fail Safe settings, and if You don't load optimized settings and start over hidden settings will not be set properly

    I can say now though, you are going to need more Vtt (CPU Term) that may be why you have tried higher Vcore and failed, it may not have even been needed? Anyway, please do the above and post back, Vtt may need 1.35-1.45

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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    Ok I did what you suggested. I loaded optimized defaults. I booted into windows, then restarted and entered the bios. These settings get me into windows. I haven't run IBT.

    MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
    Robust Graphics Booster ...............: Auto
    CPU Clock Ratio ..........................: 9
    Fine CPU Clock Ratio.....................:.0
    CPU Frequency ...........................: 3.6


    Clock Chip Control
    Standard Clock Control
    CPU Host Clock Control..................: [Enabled]
    CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ............: 400Mhz
    PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .........:Set to 100

    C.I.A.2 .................................:[Disabled]


    Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
    CPU Clock Drive...........................: <<< 900
    PCI Express Clock Drive.................: <<< 800
    CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................: <<<
    MCH Clock Skew (ps)...................: <<<


    DRAM Performance Control
    Performance Enhance...................: [STANDARD]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.).....: Disabled
    (G)MCH Frequency Latch...............: 400
    System Memory Multiplier ..............: 2.00D

    Memory Frequency (Mhz) ..............: 800Mhz
    DRAM Timing Selectable ................: [Manual]

    Standard Timing Control
    CAS Latency Time........................5
    tRCD .........................................5
    tRP'...........................................5
    tRAS..........................................15

    Advanced Timing Control
    tRRD...........................................Aut o
    tWTR..........................................Auto
    tWR............................................Aut o
    tRFC...........................................Aut o
    tRTP...........................................Aut o
    Command Rate (CMD) ....................Auto

    Driving Strength Profiles
    Driving Strength ............................Auto

    Channel A
    Static tRead Value.........................:Auto
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Channel B
    Static tRead Value.........................:Auto
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Motherboard Voltage Control
    Voltage Type.………... Manual
    CPU
    CPU Vcore….……….........................:1.5125

    CPU Termination…..... 1.200V*.......: 1.42
    CPU PLL…………………....1.500V*.......: Auto

    CPU Referen.…………....Auto

    CPU Reference2………I don't have this setting

    MCH/ICH
    MCH Core…………….....1.100V...........: 1.30
    MCH Reference….…….0.800V...........; .Auto
    MCH/DRAM Ref.…......0.900V...........: Auto
    ICH I/O……………….....1.550V............: Auto
    ICH Core…………...……1.100V............: I do not have this setting

    DRAM
    DRAM Voltage ……....1.80v.............2.10
    DRAM Termination .…0.900V............: Auto
    Channel A Reference 0.900V............: Auto
    Channel B Reference 0.900V............: Auto
    Advanced Settings
    Limit CPUID Max. to 3.....................: [Disabled]
    No-Execute Memory Protect............: [Enabled]
    CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E)................: [Disabled]
    C2/C2E State Support....................: [Disabled]
    x C4/C4E State Support..................: [Disabled]
    CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) ...........: [Enabled]
    CPU EIST Function.........................: [Disabled]
    Virtualization Technology................: [Disabled]

    Antec Twelve Hundred Case**Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Rev 1.1 - F8 BIOS**BFG EX-1000 PSU**Intel Q9550 @ Stock**CM Hyper-212 Plus Cooler**G.Skill 4x2 GB DDR2 1000**2xWD 1TB Caviar Black 32MB Cache Raid0**Maxtor One Touch 4 Plus 1 TB **Vision-Tek Radeon 4870X2 (2 gig)**Asus VE276Q 27" Monitor**Win7 Ultimate 64

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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    Thanks!

    I would suggest you make these changes, as for IBT you will need to tweak things a bit before you find stability with that

    Command Rate (CMD) ....................Auto << Set 2

    Driving Strength Profiles
    Driving Strength ............................Auto << Set 1066 for now (Do this last by itself, that way you know if 1066 fails you have to set 800)

    Channel A
    Static tRead Value.........................:Auto << Set 9 for now
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Channel B
    Static tRead Value.........................:Auto << Set 9 for now
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Motherboard Voltage Control
    Voltage Type.………... Manual
    CPU
    CPU Vcore….……….........................:1.5125

    CPU Termination…..... 1.200V*.......: 1.42
    CPU PLL…………………....1.500V*.......: Auto << Set 1.55-1.6

    CPU Referen.…………....Auto

    CPU Reference2………I don't have this setting

    MCH/ICH
    MCH Core…………….....1.100V...........: 1.30 << 1.26-1.32 may be needed to pass IBT with 8GB
    MCH Reference….…….0.800V...........; .Auto
    MCH/DRAM Ref.…......0.900V...........: Auto
    ICH I/O……………….....1.550V............: Auto
    ICH Core…………...……1.100V............: I do not have this setting

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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    Ok. Will give her a try. Definately not stable at the settings I posted. I tried gaming & it rebooted after 5 minutes.
    Antec Twelve Hundred Case**Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Rev 1.1 - F8 BIOS**BFG EX-1000 PSU**Intel Q9550 @ Stock**CM Hyper-212 Plus Cooler**G.Skill 4x2 GB DDR2 1000**2xWD 1TB Caviar Black 32MB Cache Raid0**Maxtor One Touch 4 Plus 1 TB **Vision-Tek Radeon 4870X2 (2 gig)**Asus VE276Q 27" Monitor**Win7 Ultimate 64

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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    Good luck and keep us posted on your efforts. If you do not make any progress please do post back the settings you are using in full that fail so we can try to help more

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    Default Re: EP45-DS3R, Q6600, G.Skill DDR2 1000 O/C

    I appreciate your help. I'm sure we can tame this wild beast. Lol. I tried IBT and got a BSOD right away. I then changed the driving strength profile to 800 and again ran IBT. Again I got the blue screen.

    MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
    Robust Graphics Booster ...............: Auto
    CPU Clock Ratio ..........................: 9
    Fine CPU Clock Ratio.....................:.0
    CPU Frequency ...........................: 3.6


    Clock Chip Control
    Standard Clock Control
    CPU Host Clock Control..................: [Enabled]
    CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ............: 400Mhz
    PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .........:Set to 100

    C.I.A.2 .................................:[Disabled]


    Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
    CPU Clock Drive...........................: <<< 800
    PCI Express Clock Drive.................: <<< 900
    CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................: <<<
    MCH Clock Skew (ps)...................: <<<


    DRAM Performance Control
    Performance Enhance...................: [STANDARD]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.).....: Disabled
    (G)MCH Frequency Latch...............: 400
    System Memory Multiplier ..............: 2.00D

    Memory Frequency (Mhz) ..............: 800Mhz
    DRAM Timing Selectable ................: [Manual]

    Standard Timing Control
    CAS Latency Time........................5
    tRCD .........................................5
    tRP'...........................................5
    tRAS..........................................15

    Advanced Timing Control
    tRRD...........................................Aut o
    tWTR..........................................Auto
    tWR............................................Aut o
    tRFC...........................................Aut o
    tRTP...........................................Aut o
    Command Rate (CMD) ....................2

    Driving Strength Profiles
    Driving Strength ............................1066

    Channel A
    Static tRead Value.........................:9
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Channel B
    Static tRead Value.........................:9
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Motherboard Voltage Control
    Voltage Type.………... Manual
    CPU
    CPU Vcore….……….........................:1.5125

    CPU Termination…..... 1.200V*.......: 1.42
    CPU PLL…………………....1.500V*.......: 1.60

    CPU Referen.…………....Auto

    CPU Reference2………I don't have this setting

    MCH/ICH
    MCH Core…………….....1.100V...........: 1.32
    MCH Reference….…….0.800V...........; .Auto
    MCH/DRAM Ref.…......0.900V...........: Auto
    ICH I/O……………….....1.550V............: Auto
    ICH Core…………...……1.100V............: I do not have this setting

    DRAM
    DRAM Voltage ……....1.80v.............2.10
    DRAM Termination .…0.900V............: Auto
    Channel A Reference 0.900V............: Auto
    Channel B Reference 0.900V............: Auto
    Advanced Settings
    Limit CPUID Max. to 3.....................: [Disabled]
    No-Execute Memory Protect............: [Enabled]
    CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E)................: [Disabled]
    C2/C2E State Support....................: [Disabled]
    x C4/C4E State Support..................: [Disabled]
    CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) ...........: [Enabled]
    CPU EIST Function.........................: [Disabled]
    Virtualization Technology................: [Disabled]
    Antec Twelve Hundred Case**Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Rev 1.1 - F8 BIOS**BFG EX-1000 PSU**Intel Q9550 @ Stock**CM Hyper-212 Plus Cooler**G.Skill 4x2 GB DDR2 1000**2xWD 1TB Caviar Black 32MB Cache Raid0**Maxtor One Touch 4 Plus 1 TB **Vision-Tek Radeon 4870X2 (2 gig)**Asus VE276Q 27" Monitor**Win7 Ultimate 64

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