Stress testing Day #1

Over clocking is actually much easier than I first thought. Its just time consuming. Change a number and stress test, change a number and stress test, repeat, repeat, repeat. I am stable at 3.63Ghz right now but the temperatures are rising quickly. With a max temp of 62C, I think I want to keep a 10% margin as my absolute max = 56C will be my target max temp during a long term stress test of 12-24 hours. Here are the following settings I have been using:

Factory settings @ 3.3Ghz

FSB = 200
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.3000v
idle = 22c
average (fan lo) = 41c
average (fan hi) = 37c
max (fan low) = 43C

Test 1 @ 3.39Ghz Stable 1 hour

FSB = 205
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.3000v
idle = 21c
max (fan hi)= 38
Test 2 @ 3.48Ghz Stable 1 hour

FSB = 210
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.3000v
idle = 23c
average (fan lo) = 43c
max = 45c

Test 3 @ 3.56Ghz Stable 52 minutes

FSB = 215
X 16.5
VID = 1.3000v
idle = 22c
average (fan lo) = 42c
max = 47c

Core 5 error = tweaked Vcore up 0.00625v in the BIOS

Test 4 @ 3.56Ghz

FSB = 215
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.300v
idle =
average (fan lo) = 45c
max = 47c

BFBC@ test run 1 hour not faults and 60fps

Tweaked the Vcore up to 1.3500v in the BIOS

Test 5 @ 3.63Ghz

FSB = 225
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.312v
idle = 20
average (fan lo) = 45c
max = 47c

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