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i7 920 D0 noob Overclocking past 4Ghz

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So, Following this TUTORIAL I managed to boot my system @ 4Ghz..

Are my settings fine? Or I have to change something?

Room Temp = 27C
Reservoir Temp = 28.5C
CPU Idle = 40C
CPU Load = 50C

CPU = 4Ghz
BCLK = 200Mhz
QPI Link = 3600Mhz
Multiplier = 20

Easy Tune 6
Processor Voltage = 1.28V
DRAM = 1.584V

BIOS
CPU Vcore = 1.3V
QPI/Vtt Voltage = 1.35V
IOH Core = Default/Auto
DRAM Voltage = Default/Auto
DDR3 = 1200Mhz

What do you think?

Should I chagne something?

Could I get Past 4Ghz?
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what is your temp after running stress test? is it stable?
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what is your temp after running stress test? is it stable?

It looks so..

Idle 40C
Load 50C
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So what about my OC??

Is it good or I have to change something?

Like Voltage? Memory?
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post #6 of 6
Up the multi to 21, you'll probably need between 1.325-1.4 vcore to get 4.2 stable. Most chips I have had scale well up to 4.0, but then take a quite a bit more voltage past that. Once you get 4.2 stable, try upping your ram to 1600 and put the DRAM voltage to whatever your ram is rated for.
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