maybe 'cause instead of 1 core heating up with the voltage increase, you have 4? That's my layman's early morning guessOne other thing... In my testing to get to the above sweet spot, I noticed that the QX6700 heats up quickly past 1.4V. Im very sure I can go beyond 3.2Ghz, but for the incremental gain, the investment in additional cooling wouldnt be worth it for me.
The same rig that keeps the proc 63-70C max under a 24hr 4 core prime load at 3.2Ghz/1.375V cant keep it out of the upper 80s at 1.45V/3.2Ghz (all air)
CPU-Z ValidationUser Name: ~LoKe
Stability: 12 hours Orthos Small FFTs
Stepping: 6 B2
Cooler brand/model: Coolermaster Aquagate
Motherboard: Gigabyte 965P-S3
Bios Version: F6
Operating System: XP 32
RAM brand: Corsair
RAM rated speed: 5300
RAM actual speed: 940
So THATS what it is!maybe 'cause instead of 1 core heating up with the voltage increase, you have 4? That's my layman's early morning guess
Thanks! Reason behind that was the default Orthos footprint seems to be 1.7GB RAM and, times 4 cores, the paging was keeping the instances from doing anything (they look like they run, but util is 0%).mlambert890 noticed you used a custom orthos blend for the mem is this because your using a quad core cpu?? for all 4 threads (cores) I did allow this thanks for indicating it on your entry....
what is the point of double posting everything?
Yep, you have to run Orthosx4 basically, setting the "CPU" setting to which proc you want that instance on. Also have to create four Orthos directories. If you look at my screenshot and JethroXPs, you'll see the four Orthose boxes. Im not running a wide screen res, so they're a little mashed in there, but I tried to make sure that the run times show for each one.also mlamber890 thanks for explaining this i was a bit confused .. also not sure but i heard that orthos is mainly for dual core? but all your four cores are at 100% correct?
shouldn't that be ThermalRIGHT SI-120?User Name: onebelo
Stability: Orthos 4hrs +
Cooler brand/model: Thermaltake SI-120
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 rev2
Bios Version: F10
Operating System: Vista
Ram brand: PQI Turbo
Ram rated speed: 5300
Ram actual speed: 667
Edit: picture too big so i'll ink to it instead