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New Overclocker - Sabertooth x58 w/ i7 950

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Thread Starter 
Hey guys,

I am new to intel, just wondering what I should start doing to push my 3ghz up!
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i7 950 @ 4.07ghz ASUS Sabertooth x58 Diamond 6970 - Crossfire 8GB - 1600C8 Patriot Viper Series 
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750GB - 7200.11 memorex - dvd/cdrw Windows 7 x64 27" Acer S273HL 
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the swtor machine
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.07ghz ASUS Sabertooth x58 Diamond 6970 - Crossfire 8GB - 1600C8 Patriot Viper Series 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
750GB - 7200.11 memorex - dvd/cdrw Windows 7 x64 27" Acer S273HL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa TR2 RX 850W ThermalTake ThermalTake Armor A90 Razer Lachesis 
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Razer Vespula 
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post #2 of 4
With D0 i7 950, you should go to 4.2GHz+ Linx stable and 4.5GHz CPU-Z validated.
    
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i7 950@4356Mhz Uncore=3788 24/7 Vc=1.45 Vqpi=1.425 Rampage Ⅲ GTX 570 SLI 954Mhz Dominator GT 1900MHz 9-11-9-24-143 2T V=1.68 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 100GB*3 Raid0 LG Blu-ray + Asus DVD Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Triple NEC 26" 
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Logitech AX1200 Lian Li X500FX Logitech MX Performance 
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i7 950@4356Mhz Uncore=3788 24/7 Vc=1.45 Vqpi=1.425 Rampage Ⅲ GTX 570 SLI 954Mhz Dominator GT 1900MHz 9-11-9-24-143 2T V=1.68 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 3 100GB*3 Raid0 LG Blu-ray + Asus DVD Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Triple NEC 26" 
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Logitech AX1200 Lian Li X500FX Logitech MX Performance 
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Thread Starter 
Ok, so far I have everything at stock in my bios. I havent overclocked in a while and I have never overclocked intel, could you give me some details.
the swtor machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.07ghz ASUS Sabertooth x58 Diamond 6970 - Crossfire 8GB - 1600C8 Patriot Viper Series 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
750GB - 7200.11 memorex - dvd/cdrw Windows 7 x64 27" Acer S273HL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa TR2 RX 850W ThermalTake ThermalTake Armor A90 Razer Lachesis 
Mouse Pad
Razer Vespula 
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the swtor machine
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.07ghz ASUS Sabertooth x58 Diamond 6970 - Crossfire 8GB - 1600C8 Patriot Viper Series 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
750GB - 7200.11 memorex - dvd/cdrw Windows 7 x64 27" Acer S273HL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa TR2 RX 850W ThermalTake ThermalTake Armor A90 Razer Lachesis 
Mouse Pad
Razer Vespula 
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post #4 of 4
Hey there I have the same setup as you and found a great thread here for Sabertooth owners. On one of the posts is a link to ASUS and a killer guide to OC the board.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...-club-tuf.html
First i7 Build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 Batch#3015A856 ASUS Sabertooth X58 v1.02 HIS 5770 OCZ Obsidian 1600 (3x2gb) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 500gb Cup Holder? XP Pro sp3 Acer 22in 
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PC Power&Cooling 510W Thermaltake Wings 
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First i7 Build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 Batch#3015A856 ASUS Sabertooth X58 v1.02 HIS 5770 OCZ Obsidian 1600 (3x2gb) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 500gb Cup Holder? XP Pro sp3 Acer 22in 
PowerCase
PC Power&Cooling 510W Thermaltake Wings 
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