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My first time overclocking

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This my first time overclocking so I just wondering is this a good overclock or not.

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Temps (Asus AI Suite II): 29 - 30C at idle

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CPU C1E
CPU C3
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Internal PLL Overvoltage

Load-line Calibration - Regular


Is there any settings I should change?
     
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Have you ran it through prime or anything? I also don't understand why people turn off the speedstepping, works fine for my minor OC, but I suppose it could cause problems higher up. Not sure about the vcore voltage (still learning) but everything else looks good. Good luck with it!
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I also don't understand why people turn off the speedstepping, works fine for my minor OC, but I suppose it could cause problems higher up.
I have no problems with SpeedStep at 4.6GHz. I believe there are multiple people on the forum running 5+GHz overclocks with SpeedStep enabled. Most likely it's a carry over from previous generations of chips where SpeedStep could cause instability with an overclock. I haven't seen a reason to disable it in Sandy Bridge, though.
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I have no problems with SpeedStep at 4.6GHz. I believe there are multiple people on the forum running 5+GHz overclocks with SpeedStep enabled. Most likely it's a carry over from previous generations of chips where SpeedStep could cause instability with an overclock. I haven't seen a reason to disable it in Sandy Bridge, though.
So I can safely turn that back on even if I have load-line calibration set to medium?
I plan to push it up higher probably up to 5 GHz once I get back form visiting my parents.


Just used IntelBurnTest on Max setting for 20 times.
Should I test it more?
     
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So I can safely turn that back on even if I have load-line calibration set to medium?
I plan to push it up higher probably up to 5 GHz once I get back form visiting my parents.


Just used IntelBurnTest on Max setting for 20 times.
Should I test it more?
I use SpeedStep with LLC at Ultra High, though I use a fixed voltage. I wasn't able to get stable on offset voltage without my load voltage being much higher than it is when fixed (needed a higher offset to not BSOD at idle).

Prime Blend for 8+ hours will show more instability than IBT... even IBT with AVX.
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I use SpeedStep with LLC at Ultra High, though I use a fixed voltage. I wasn't able to get stable on offset voltage without my load voltage being much higher than it is when fixed (needed a higher offset to not BSOD at idle).

Prime Blend for 8+ hours will show more instability than IBT... even IBT with AVX.
Ok. I will give it a good run with Prime then.
At the moment I have the voltage set to Manual at 1.335V with LLC at Medium.

Thank you for the info.
     
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