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Old 01-17-2009, 09:23 AM
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Is there some special reason you went with MSI? Board given to you?

Originally Posted by will160628 View Post
Another thing I've noticed is that the phase power settings in the BIOS can cause a small amount of instability if they're enabled while you're overclocking. (BTW running memory at 1600Mhz on a 920 or 940 is still overclocking even if the memory is rated for it). It seems that the Eclipse motherboard (or at least mine) is a bit too ready to cut voltages while your overclocking. I've noticed mine try to suddenly drop the power from 1.25 volts to 1.0 at 3.2Ghz under full load and it does similar with QPI ans Memory voltages. As you can imagine it usually causes either a lock-up or reboot when it starts dropping the voltages.
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