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mr.radon

New Member
Joined
Jan 9, 2010
I've gotten the system stable to 3.24GHz, but was hoping some people might have suggestions. This is my first attempt to OC.

Am running the following:
GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P V1.0/1.1
Q9400
OCZ Reaper HPC 8GB (4x2GB)DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)
Vista Ultimate 64-bit

Code:
MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
Robust Graphics Booster .................[Auto]
CPU Clock Ratio .........................[ 8 X]
Fine CPU Clock Ratio..................... +0.0
CPU Frequency .......................3.24GHz( 405x8) 

(401X8)


Clock Chip Control 
Standard Clock Control
CPU Host Clock Control...................[Enabled]
CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ................[405]
PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .............[100]
C.I.A.2 .................................[Disabled]

Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
CPU Clock Drive........................<<< 800mV
PCI Express Clock Drive................<<< 800mV
CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................<<< 0ps
MCH Clock Skew (ps)....................<<< 0ps


DRAM Performance Control
Performance Enhance......................[Standard]
Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.)..........[Disabled]
(G)MCH Frequency Latch...................[400MHz]
System Memory Multiplier ................[2.66D]
Memory Frequency (Mhz) ...................1080
DRAM Timing Selectable ..................[Manual]
Standard Timing Control
CAS Latency Time..........................   5
tRCD .....................................   5
tRP'......................................   5
tRAS......................................  15

Advanced Timing Control
tRRD.................................4...[Auto]
tWTR.................................4...[Auto]
tWR..................................8...[Auto]
tRFC................................72...[Auto]
tRTP.................................4...[Auto]
Command Rate (CMD) ..................0...[Auto]

Channel A Timing Settings
Static tRead Value..................10...[Auto]
 tRD Phase0 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase1 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase2 Adjustment ..............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase3 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]

Trd2rd(Different Rank)...............8...[Auto]
Twr2wr(Different Rank)...............8...[Auto]
Twr2rd(Different Rank)...............7...[Auto]
Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)...............9...[Auto]

Dimm1 Clock Skew Control.................[Auto]
Dimm2 Clock Skew Control.................[Auto]
DDR Write Traing.........................[Auto]

Channel A Driving Settings
Driving Strength Profile.................[Auto]

Data Driving Pull-Up Level...............[Auto]
Cmd Driving Pull-Up Level................[Auto]
Ctrl Driving Pull-Up Level...............[Auto]
Clk Driving Pull-Up Level................[Auto]

Data Driving Pull-Down Level.............[Auto]
Cmd Driving Pull-Down Level..............[Auto]
Ctrl Driving Pull-Down Level.............[Auto]
Clk Driving Pull-Down Level..............[Auto]

Channel B Timing Settings
Static tRead Value..................10...[Auto]
 tRD Phase0 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase1 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase2 Adjustment ..............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase3 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]

Trd2rd(Different Rank)...............8...[Auto]
Twr2wr(Different Rank)...............8...[Auto]
Twr2rd(Different Rank)...............7...[Auto]
Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)...............9...[Auto]

Dimm1 Clock Skew Control.................[Auto]
Dimm2 Clock Skew Control.................[Auto]
DDR Write Traing.........................[Auto]

Channel B Driving Settings
Driving Strength Profile.................[Auto]

Data Driving Pull-Up Level...............[Auto]
Cmd Driving Pull-Up Level................[Auto]
Ctrl Driving Pull-Up Level...............[Auto]
Clk Driving Pull-Up Level................[Auto]

Data Driving Pull-Down Level.............[Auto]
Cmd Driving Pull-Down Level..............[Auto]
Ctrl Driving Pull-Down Level.............[Auto]
Clk Driving Pull-Down Level..............[Auto]

Motherboard Voltage Control
>>> CPU
Load-Line Calibration....................[Disabled]
CPU Vcore.......................1.21250V.[1.22500V]
CPU Termination.................1.200V...[Auto]
CPU PLL.........................1.500V...[Auto]
CPU Reference...................0.760V...[Auto]

>>> MCH/ICH
MCH Core........................1.100V...[1.20V]
MCH Reference...................0.760V...[Auto]
MCH/DRAM Ref....................0.900V...[Auto]
ICH I/O.........................1.500V...[Auto]
ICH Core........................1.100V...[Auto]

>>> DRAM
DRAM Voltage....................1.800V...[1.900V]
DRAM Term.......................0.900V...[Auto]
Channel A Referance.............0.900V...[Auto]
Channel B Referance.............0.900V...[Auto]

Advanced Settings
HDD S.M.A.R.T. Capability................[Enabled]
Limit CPUID Max. to 3....................[Disabled]
No-Execute Memory Protect................[Enabled]
CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E)..................[Disabled]
C2/C2E State Support.....................[Enabled]
x C4/C4E State Support...................[Disabled]
CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) ..............[Enabled]
CPU EIST Function........................[Disabled]
Virtualization Technology................[Disabled]
Init Display First.......................[PEG]

Integrated Peripherals
SATA Port0-3 Native Mode.................[Enabled]
Azalia Codec.............................[Auto]
Onboard Serial Port 1....................[Disabled]
Onboard Parallel Port....................[Disabled]
Parallel Port Mode....................... SPP
Legacy USB Storage Detect ...............[Enabled]

Power Management Setup
ACPI Suspend Type........................[S1(POS)]
Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN.....................[Delay 4 Sec.]
PME Event Wake Up........................[Disabled]
Power On by Ring.........................[Disabled]
Resume by Alarm..........................[Disabled]
HPET Support.............................[Enabled]
HPET Mode................................[64-bit mode]
Power On By Mouse........................[Disable]
Power On By Keyboard.....................[Disable]
KB Power ON Password.....................Enter
AC Back Function.........................[Soft-Off]

PnP/PCI Configurations
PCI1 IRQ Assignment......................[Auto]
PCI2 IRQ Assignment......................[Auto]

Lian-Li PC-A77B Case
OCZ Z Series Gold 1000W PS
GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P V1.0/1.1
Q9400
OCZ Reaper HPC 8GB (4x2GB)DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)
Vista Ultimate 64-bit
(2) Samsug 1.5Tb HD in RAID 1 (OS)
9650SE-16ML RAID Card with BBU running
(16) Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB 7200 in RAID 6
(3) AMS DS-3151SSBK Backplanes
EVGA GTX 280 Video Card
(1) 28" (1900 X 1200)
(1) 21" (1680 X 1050)
 
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redduc900

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Joined
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Location
Portland, OR
Give these settings a try for 3.4GHz...

Code:
CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ...............: 425Mhz
PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) ............: 100Mhz
C.I.A. 2
Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
CPU Clock Drive..........................: 800mv
PCI Express Clock Drive..................: 900mv
CPU Clock Skew (ps)......................: 150ps
MCH Clock Skew (ps)......................: 250ps
DRAM Performance Control
Performance Enhance....................: [Standard]
Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) .......: Disabled
(G)MCH Frequency Latch.................: [333]
System Memory Multiplier ..............:2.40B
Memory Frequency (Mhz) ................: 1,020Mhz

CPU
CPU Vcore..........................: 1.30v
CPU Termination..... 1.200V*.......: 1.24v
CPU PLL....1.500V*.................: 1.54v
CPU Referen.....0.755V*............: 0.76
CPU Reference2,,0.800V*............: 0.81
MCH/ICH
MCH Core.....1.100V.................: 1.20
MCH Reference..0.800V...............: 0.81
MCH/DRAM Ref.......0.900V...........: 0.91
ICH I/O.....1.550V..................: 1.556
ICH Core...1.100V...................: 1.14
 
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mr.radon

New Member
Joined
Jan 9, 2010
Thanks, I'll give that a try. I got her stable at 410 last night, tested with no hang ups. Anything higher she hung. Will try those settings.

Thanks for the suggestions.
 
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mr.radon

New Member
Joined
Jan 9, 2010
Wow! Thanks for those settings. Do you run the Q9400 chip too? Where did you get those?
Just got done with a few quick tests, checks out fine. Will let the memory test run overnight. I adjusted some memory settings.
Is there a forum site for OC settings based on chips? Someone should create a database a valid OC settings per chip/memory.

New settings:
GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P V1.0/1.1
Q9400
OCZ Reaper HPC 8GB (4x2GB)DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)
Vista Ultimate 64-bit
Code:
MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
Robust Graphics Booster .................[Auto]
CPU Clock Ratio .........................[ 8 X]
Fine CPU Clock Ratio..................... +0.0
CPU Frequency .......................3.40GHz( 425x8)


Clock Chip Control 
Standard Clock Control
CPU Host Clock Control...................[Enabled]
CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ................[425]
PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .............[100]
C.I.A.2 .................................[Disabled]

Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
CPU Clock Drive........................<<< 800mV
PCI Express Clock Drive................<<< 900mV
CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................<<< 150ps
MCH Clock Skew (ps)....................<<< 250ps


DRAM Performance Control
Performance Enhance......................[Standard]
Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.)..........[Disabled]
(G)MCH Frequency Latch...................[333]
System Memory Multiplier ................[2.640B]
Memory Frequency (Mhz) ...................1020
DRAM Timing Selectable ..................[Manual]
Standard Timing Control
CAS Latency Time..........................   5
tRCD .....................................   5
tRP'......................................   5
tRAS......................................  15

Advanced Timing Control
tRRD.................................4...[3]
tWTR.................................4...[3]
tWR..................................8...[6]
tRFC................................72...[54]
tRTP.................................4...[3]
Command Rate (CMD) ..................0...[2]

Channel A Timing Settings
Static tRead Value..................10...[Auto]
 tRD Phase0 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase1 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase2 Adjustment ..............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase3 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]

Trd2rd(Different Rank)...............8...[Auto]
Twr2wr(Different Rank)...............8...[Auto]
Twr2rd(Different Rank)...............7...[Auto]
Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)...............9...[Auto]

Dimm1 Clock Skew Control.................[Auto]
Dimm2 Clock Skew Control.................[Auto]
DDR Write Traing.........................[Auto]

Channel A Driving Settings
Driving Strength Profile.................[Auto]

Data Driving Pull-Up Level...............[Auto]
Cmd Driving Pull-Up Level................[Auto]
Ctrl Driving Pull-Up Level...............[Auto]
Clk Driving Pull-Up Level................[Auto]

Data Driving Pull-Down Level.............[Auto]
Cmd Driving Pull-Down Level..............[Auto]
Ctrl Driving Pull-Down Level.............[Auto]
Clk Driving Pull-Down Level..............[Auto]

Channel B Timing Settings
Static tRead Value..................10...[Auto]
 tRD Phase0 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase1 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase2 Adjustment ..............0...[Auto]
 tRD Phase3 Adjustment...............0...[Auto]

Trd2rd(Different Rank)...............8...[Auto]
Twr2wr(Different Rank)...............8...[Auto]
Twr2rd(Different Rank)...............7...[Auto]
Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)...............9...[Auto]

Dimm1 Clock Skew Control.................[Auto]
Dimm2 Clock Skew Control.................[Auto]
DDR Write Traing.........................[Auto]

Channel B Driving Settings
Driving Strength Profile.................[Auto]

Data Driving Pull-Up Level...............[Auto]
Cmd Driving Pull-Up Level................[Auto]
Ctrl Driving Pull-Up Level...............[Auto]
Clk Driving Pull-Up Level................[Auto]

Data Driving Pull-Down Level.............[Auto]
Cmd Driving Pull-Down Level..............[Auto]
Ctrl Driving Pull-Down Level.............[Auto]
Clk Driving Pull-Down Level..............[Auto]

Motherboard Voltage Control
>>> CPU
Load-Line Calibration....................[Disabled]
CPU Vcore.......................1.21250V.[1.30000V]
CPU Termination.................1.200V...[1.240]
CPU PLL.........................1.500V...[1.570]
CPU Reference...................0.760V...[0.755]

>>> MCH/ICH
MCH Core........................1.100V...[1.20V]
MCH Reference...................0.760V...[0.825V]
MCH/DRAM Ref....................0.900V...[0.910V]
ICH I/O.........................1.500V...[1.570V]
ICH Core........................1.100V...[1.100V]

>>> DRAM
DRAM Voltage....................1.800V...[1.96V]
DRAM Term.......................0.900V...[Auto]
Channel A Referance.............0.900V...[Auto]
Channel B Referance.............0.900V...[Auto]

Advanced Settings
HDD S.M.A.R.T. Capability................[Enabled]
Limit CPUID Max. to 3....................[Disabled]
No-Execute Memory Protect................[Enabled]
CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E)..................[Disabled]
C2/C2E State Support.....................[Enabled]
x C4/C4E State Support...................[Disabled]
CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) ..............[Enabled]
CPU EIST Function........................[Disabled]
Virtualization Technology................[Disabled]
Init Display First.......................[PEG]

Integrated Peripherals
SATA Port0-3 Native Mode.................[Enabled]
Azalia Codec.............................[Auto]
Onboard Serial Port 1....................[Disabled]
Onboard Parallel Port....................[Disabled]
Parallel Port Mode....................... SPP
Legacy USB Storage Detect ...............[Enabled]

Power Management Setup
ACPI Suspend Type........................[S1(POS)]
Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN.....................[Delay 4 Sec.]
PME Event Wake Up........................[Disabled]
Power On by Ring.........................[Disabled]
Resume by Alarm..........................[Disabled]
HPET Support.............................[Enabled]
HPET Mode................................[64-bit mode]
Power On By Mouse........................[Disable]
Power On By Keyboard.....................[Disable]
KB Power ON Password.....................Enter
AC Back Function.........................[Soft-Off]

PnP/PCI Configurations
PCI1 IRQ Assignment......................[Auto]
PCI2 IRQ Assignment......................[Auto]
Lian-Li PC-A77B Case
OCZ Z Series Gold 1000W PS
GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P V1.0/1.1
Q9400
OCZ Reaper HPC 8GB (4x2GB)DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)
Vista Ultimate 64-bit
(2) Samsug 1.5Tb HD in RAID 1 (OS)
9650SE-16ML RAID Card with BBU running
(16) Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB 7200 in RAID 6
(3) AMS DS-3151SSBK Backplanes
EVGA GTX 280 Video Card
(1) 28" (1900 X 1200)
(1) 21" (1680 X 1050)