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Fitness Running Training

Just a little run

Went for a 6k run last night. Even though its been 2 weeks since my last run, I felt pretty good and I don’t need to stop for a break anymore. So I am now starting to train for longer sprints at the end. Last night I doubled my normal sprint distance, which was too much. I ran out of steam about 100 feet from my front door. This tells me that I have set the distance correct and I just need to train more to make this target distance work.

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BF3 Computer Games over clocking Preperation upgrades

GPU overclocking

Messing with my GPU settings in the new AMD Vision Engine Control Center. Bumped the clock up to 920 on the GPU and 1380 for memory. Seems to be stable after two nights of Testing on BFBC2.

Factory setting gave me a frame rate of about 55, now I am seeing a steady 60 FPS. Fraps does not seem to ever show more than 60, I imagine this is becuase its reporting the monitor sync rate.

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BF3 Computer Games over clocking Preperation Tips and Tricks upgrades

Stress testing Day #1

Over clocking is actually much easier than I first thought. Its just time consuming. Change a number and stress test, change a number and stress test, repeat, repeat, repeat. I am stable at 3.63Ghz right now but the temperatures are rising quickly. With a max temp of 62C, I think I want to keep a 10% margin as my absolute max = 56C will be my target max temp during a long term stress test of 12-24 hours. Here are the following settings I have been using:

Factory settings @ 3.3Ghz

FSB = 200
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.3000v
idle = 22c
average (fan lo) = 41c
average (fan hi) = 37c
max (fan low) = 43C

Test 1 @ 3.39Ghz Stable 1 hour

FSB = 205
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.3000v
idle = 21c
max (fan hi)= 38
Test 2 @ 3.48Ghz Stable 1 hour

FSB = 210
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.3000v
idle = 23c
average (fan lo) = 43c
max = 45c

Test 3 @ 3.56Ghz Stable 52 minutes

FSB = 215
X 16.5
VID = 1.3000v
idle = 22c
average (fan lo) = 42c
max = 47c

Core 5 error = tweaked Vcore up 0.00625v in the BIOS

Test 4 @ 3.56Ghz

FSB = 215
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.300v
idle =
average (fan lo) = 45c
max = 47c

BFBC@ test run 1 hour not faults and 60fps

Tweaked the Vcore up to 1.3500v in the BIOS

Test 5 @ 3.63Ghz

FSB = 225
X 16.5
Vcore = 1.312v
idle = 20
average (fan lo) = 45c
max = 47c