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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    I'm so disappointed, you didn't make any mistakes.

    Remember my motto: Compromise and do it my way.

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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    Your way works for me - LinX pass :D

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    Let the system cool for 10 mins then start another 6 hour HCi MemTest?
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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    Sounds good to me.

    Core temperatures in HWiNFO with TjMax = 100 are approaching 70o(C).
    I don't know how much longer we will be able to run LinX.
    Soon we might have to skip the LinX stress tests and rely on HCI Memtest along with some additional tests that don't raise core temperatures too high, we'll see.

    Over and out.

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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    Roger Rogue leader.

    6 hour HCi MemTest ready to go!

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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    Well I know it's only 2 hours in but I thought I would just ask what settings to try next if all goes successfully?

    Fingers crossed it goes well!
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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    Pushin' your luck, ain'tcha!!

    Given your current LinX core temperatures, I'd go with a 90MHz increase with your 9X cpu multiplier which will bring you to ~ 3.60GHz where I strongly recommend a 10 - 12 hour or longer HCI Memtest marathon after you first repeat the 5-loop LinX test.

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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    That sounds absolutely fine to me :)

    Slow and steady wins the stability race!

    Do you think a 2 clicks vcore increase will be sufficient (leaving all other settings unchanged)

    I'll try leaving the system running overnight if it passes the LinX test before I go to bed.
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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    Even though your maximum RealTemp cpu core temperatures look good in post #254, RealTemp and HWiNFO both show that the maximum temperatures are currently 30o(C) away from TjMax. For reference, my Q9650 temperatures at 4.0GHz and 4.15GHz are about 35o and 30o(C) away from my TjMax which is 100o(C) when I'm running LinX.

    Right now you have RealTemp operating with (i.e. displaying) core temperatures based on TjMax = 85o, while HWiNfo is reporting 15o higher temperatures because it is using the 100o TjMax value. This isn't a problem, it just affects the displayed temperature values that each program displays.
    This information is for new readers in this thread.

    I've seen many cases where some systems display core temperatures of 80o - 85o(C) without problems when their TjMax value is 100o when running LinX or IBT. I wouldn't want to run my system regularly with temperatures in the 80o - 85o or higher range.

    I'm about to start a 10 - 12 hour Prime95 Blend test with my lower and tested 4.005GHz settings.
    A final test for me will later run the Prime95 Small FFT test for the same 10 - 12 hour period.

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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    AAARRG, you snuck in another post.

    You'll have to use trial and error to find the correct cpu voltage setting increase that is required with each 90MHz increase. With Q9550 and Q9650 processors, larger cpu voltage increases are often required as you approach or pass 3.80GHz speeds. I think that with your Xeon 771 mod setup that larger increases might start with the move to 3.60GHz settings.

    When I was trying to use higher than 460MHz FSB, I went through several bios resets and freezes in windows. In the past I've had a couple of cases where I got a real scare when an o/c failed, "ate" the bios and posted message that said "Searching the hard drive for a copy of the bios." The best way to avoid this is to not let your system eat your bios (DUH) or to have a recent saved copy of your bios in the root directory of a flopsy disk placed in your drive, ready to be quickly pushed into the slot. This is usually only necessary with older bioses that don't have the Backup Bios Image to HDD option enabled in the Advanced Bios Features section in the bios. If I recall correctly, you can't enable this option if your HDD is part of an array and/or if it later becomes part of a raid array..
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    Default Re: Socket 771 Mod Xeon X5460 GA-P35-DS3L Overclock

    Well that was a scare - Came home from the gym to a blank screen... pressed a key and the computer awoke from it's slumber. This never happened with high performance power settings... Does that void the test in any way? :/
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