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Overclocking comp *Results Announced!*

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Highland3r, 16 Mar 2006.

  1. Goreblast

    Goreblast What's a Dremel?

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    I dont get anything like what I should get with the multimeter - ie 0.7V for memory - therefore given it up as a bad job and increasing both voltages blind - ie a quarter turn at a time. Risky!
     
  2. Goreblast

    Goreblast What's a Dremel?

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    Done a full turn of each now - anyone be able to guestimate what the voltages would now be and if it is safe to go much further.
     
  3. Persivore

    Persivore What's a Dremel?

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    The variable resistors used on the cards are 25 turn types. Turning by one turn would have increased the voltage by less than 0.01v when the voltage is low. As the voltage gets higher, the rate of voltage increase increases a lot, so turning by 1 turn might increase the voltage by 0.1v or more.
    You need to measure the voltages with a multimeter, otherwise you run a very high risk of damaging the card, and possibly other equipment in the computer.

    Are you sure the multimeter was set to the right range (DC volts), the black lead was connected to ground and the red lead had a good connection to the read point?
     
  4. Goreblast

    Goreblast What's a Dremel?

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    will try again
     
  5. Goreblast

    Goreblast What's a Dremel?

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    Done it! Had multimeter set to wrong V, set to V~ and not V-..
     
  6. Goreblast

    Goreblast What's a Dremel?

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    The time has come to post my first set of figures.

    System:

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    MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum motherboard with shipping bios
    Opteron 146 (stepping CABYE 0543FPMW)
    GSkill 1GBLE PC3200 RAM
    JeanTech 550W PSU
    Pioneer DVD-ROM
    Generic FDD
    Maxtor HDD
    Thermalright SP120
    HTPC Tech Station standard size

    Here is the poor wee card in the system ready to be tortured!

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    The Opteron is overclocked to 2800 at stock voltage 100% stable. Memory is on the 166 divider making it run at 233.3 so that is 100% stable also. Measured voltage using my nice new rapitest RM25 are 1.3V for the graphics card GPU and 2.7V for the graphics card memory.


    3DMark01

    Stock score = 7562
    compare URL = http://service.futuremark.com/compare?2k1=8949697

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    3DMark03

    Stock score = 1932
    compare URL = http://service.futuremark.com/compare?2k3=4736547

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    AquaMark3

    Stock score = GFX 1905, CPU 12409, TOTAL 17684

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Highland3r

    Highland3r Minimodder

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    Cheers mate, added to spreadsheet. As goreblast has noted in his post, system specs would be nice too guys :)
    Cheers
     
  8. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    Is this look OK? as i couldnt fit in the Superpi mark...This is a Test run!
    [​IMG]
     
  9. Highland3r

    Highland3r Minimodder

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    Stick the Pi window above the CPU-z window. Shuld still be able to read the clockspeed which is the important bit.
     
  10. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    No Probs..
     
  11. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    Ok so my stock runs are done but im having trouble getting my compare links as i dont have internet access on my test rig so what i did was save those results using the save function and i got two files for both 01 and 03. either way 01 opens but i dosent desplay my results and when i try and upload the results it says i need a "pro" version. Then when i try and open the 03 file it says "no such file or directory"??? WTF?

    Im quite stuck/pissed off at the moment...Let me know what we should do about this.
     
  12. Highland3r

    Highland3r Minimodder

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    Open 01, and use the "submit saved result" option.
    In 03, right click and choose "submit saved result"
    Shouldnt have any issues uploading saved results, even on the non "paid" accounts.
     
  13. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    Thank you.....your a life saver.
     
  14. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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  15. Goreblast

    Goreblast What's a Dremel?

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    Its very interesting and somewhat humbling to see how close these two systems are when you are graphics card limited!
     
  16. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    the technology of 2003/04 4TW!!!!
     
  17. c.u.later

    c.u.later What's a Dremel?

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    well, a minor setback... :( my hard drive just died and I've used windows install disk as much as possible, so unless I can get to grips with linux and get everythin workin by tomorrow I may be out :(
    hope I can get something together, was looking forward to this :(

    c.u.later
     
  18. Highland3r

    Highland3r Minimodder

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    Will have a dig about, can probably find a small disk to get you back up and running again.
     
  19. c.u.later

    c.u.later What's a Dremel?

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    that would be great if you could, thanks :D
     
  20. tank_rider

    tank_rider What's a Dremel?

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    I've got a 20 gig 5400rpm ide seagate i can lob you for a tenner +postage ~£14 total if it gets you out of a hole, can have it formatted ready to install if you want too. Can have it in the post tomorrow by midday if you want.
     

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