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Hi Just got my new Intel Conroe E6600 - Asus P5W DH / Corsair 8500 cas5 memory trying to get a stable 1:1, with CPU and RAM @ 1066 but pc locks up entering into windows please can someone tell me what the problem is likely to be?:[pouts:

 

I guess it maybe some BIOS setting that i am missing?:!:

 

Also trying to overclock the processor to 350 FSB but can't get stable so high any ideas would be greatful?:laughing:

 

I can get the pc stable @ 333x9 = 3ghz fine but still not @ 1:1.

 

Thanks:sunglasse

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Any reason you want 1:1? Problem is you will not get your FSB up high enough for a 1:1 with that board or any other Intel board for that matter. You would have to hit 533 FSB to hit your 1:1 mark. Your better off with 2:3 or other ratio with the combination that you have. Both of the P5W DH's that I had a chance to try to OC didnt even make it to your 333, more like 315 and 320. The same CPU and memory I have in my current P5B will do 385 FSB/1155 memory stable.
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Got pc @ 3.6 seemed to be stable until i started to try to play a game EQ2 after 10mins pc turned itself off...:[pouts:

 

PC Bios Setting:

Max Stable OC 3.6GHz (400 x 9). CPU @ 1.65v, RAM@800mhz 1:1:sunglasse 2.25v, vmch at 1.6, FSB at 1.4v. No mods

 

E6600

P5W DH Deluxe bios 1101

 

Everything in the bios is set to auto except the following:

 

Configure System Freq/Volts

CPU Freq: 400

DRAM Freq: DDR2-800

Performace Mode: Standard

PCI-E Freq: 101

PCI Clock Sync: 33.3MHz

Memory Volts: 2.25

vCore: 1.65

 

Advanced Chipset Settings

Configure DRAM Timing by SPD: Manual

DRAM CAS#: 5

DRAM RAS# Precharge: 5

DRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay: 5

DRAM RAS# Activate to Precharge: 15

DRAM Write Recovery: 2

Hyper Path 3: Disabled

DRAM Throttling Threshold: Disabled

 

also tried DRAM timings set to AUTO still not 100% Stable:!:

please can anyone list there 100% stable settings please?

 

Intel Conroe E6600 @ 3ghz 333x9 1.4v, Vapochill LS, ASUS P5W DH Deluxe 1101Bios, Corsair 8500 2gb Cas5/5/5/15/2 2.2v, Crossfire 1900XTmaster & 1900XTX, SoundBlaster X-Fi, Raptor x2Raid0 150gb HDD, Tagan 900Watt PSU.

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