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First time OC'ing a Quad(Q9400)

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What kind of clocks did you finally end up with? Also can you post your settings? I just got my hands on a Q9400 and I have had nothing but trouble on this DFI DK X38 with it. There is a an fsb limit of about 413 on this mobo with this cpu. I just pulled the trigger on a Rampage Formula ROG mobo and I am looking to oc on it as well.

Heres my settings on an Asus P5Q-D. Hopefully it will help someone.

Q9400 2x2gb 1402 bios Settings at 8x480 09/19/08

FSB Strap = 333
PCI-E = 101
Dram Freq. = 961
5,5,4,15,3,52,6,3
8,3,5,4,6,4,6
14,5,1,5,5 Last 2 rows auto except 14
Static = Disabled
Training = Disabled
OC Charge = Auto
Ai Clock = Medium
Ai Booster = 10
All Enabled
1.33750v
0.670v 0/2
0.675v 1/3
1.56v
1.28v
2.02v
1.34v
0.640
1.20v
1.60v
LLC = Disabled
D,D,A,A


Larry
 
Thanks for the info. I should have my board on Tuesday so I will hopefully have some fun Tuesday night with it.
 
Thanks for the info. I should have my board on Tuesday so I will hopefully have some fun Tuesday night with it.

Just a heads up, but I started the OC with the fsb ratio on Auto, until I got a decent clock, also I started tweaking GTL's with a set point of 63 for 0/2 and 67 for 1/3 (actual 0.630 & 0.670) as per bios recommendation on the right side of the screen.

IMHO, the best way to adjust the gtl's is to run prime95 Blend, and whichever core fails, ie; 1&2, raise 0/2 in bios by .050. Seemed to work the best for me.

Larry
 
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