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What Voltage do you run your 955 at?

Poll Results: What is your voltage at 4Ghz ?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 25% of voters (4)
    >1.40v
  • 12% of voters (2)
    >1.425v
  • 25% of voters (4)
    >1.45v
  • 6% of voters (1)
    >1.475v
  • 6% of voters (1)
    >1.5v
  • 25% of voters (4)
    >1.525v
16 Total Votes  
post #1 of 25
Thread Starter 
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1812734

What Voltage do you run your 955 at?

I currently have my gamer/folder @ 1.536v 4275mhz.

BTW what do you think the max safe voltage is?
Edited by (mirror)52-D.S.L. - 5/11/11 at 9:21pm
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post #2 of 25
I believe it is 1.55

I run mine at 1.55
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post #3 of 25
1.55 vcore is the max safe voltage. What kind of temps are you getting on it with that 212+, because you should try to keep it under 55C (the max temp is 62C).
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post #4 of 25
I run at 1.4 for 4 ghz. Wish I had done more research so I could get atleast 4.2. This HS just doesnt do it.
post #5 of 25
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^HobieCat Hmmm lemme check.....currently 51C at folding load. Prime for 6 hours is about 56C tho.

The reason I made this thread was to determine if I have hit a wall in overclocking. my temps are maxing out and My voltage is pretty high too. So I am trying to determine if its worth it to get a better cooler if I can still bump up the voltage.

If I can go another 100mv then I'll just get some arctic silver 5 and two scythe slipstreams for it. but if its any more (which I highly doubt) I think I'll just invest in a Rasa 240 kit
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post #6 of 25
4Ghz @ 1.368v
4.2Ghz @ 1.44v
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post #7 of 25
Running 3870Mhz @ 1.375V here. I can run 4Ghz @ 1.425V but the performance/heat ratio isn't really worth it. It's not legendary, but I'm happy with it.
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post #8 of 25
1.55v is max "safe" for vcore.
1.45v is max "safe" for CPU-NB

I used to run 1.6v through my Athlon quad. I live dangerously though.
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post #9 of 25
1.475 for 3.8 gHz on my C2. I don't want to go over 1.5.
     
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Originally Posted by (mirror)52-D.S.L. View Post
^HobieCat Hmmm lemme check.....currently 51C at folding load. Prime for 6 hours is about 56C tho.

The reason I made this thread was to determine if I have hit a wall in overclocking. my temps are maxing out and My voltage is pretty high too. So I am trying to determine if its worth it to get a better cooler if I can still bump up the voltage.

If I can go another 100mv then I'll just get some arctic silver 5 and two scythe slipstreams for it. but if its any more (which I highly doubt) I think I'll just invest in a Rasa 240 kit
Your temps look fine, but you've probably reached your OC limit with that cooler. These AMD CPU's scale really well with cooler temperatures though, so you might be able to get more out of that chip if you were to get a Rasa kit, but it probably isn't worth it for the cost of it. You might only be able to get another 100mhz or so out of it.
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