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post #1 of 14
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Hey guys,

I've finaly found some time to mess a little with my new toy.


I've overclocked my i3 540 to 4.6Ghz and in burn for 30 minutes max temps is 58*C @ 1.388 Vcore.
I havn't tried to lower the vcore yet but I'd like to know if I can run this 24/7 without problem.
post #2 of 14
Run Prime95 for a few hours and see where you're at, it will give you the hottest temp that you should need to worry about and will test stability, if you can do that, then start lowering vcore - once you have it where you want it, run it for 18+ hours

Otherwise temp looks fine
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post #3 of 14
58 c for stress test temps seems fine to me-

Nice overclock result I would run with it
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I'll prime tonight
I wonder if I may reach 5.0Ghz
post #5 of 14
What's your cooling? Or is it that the i3 naturally doesn't give out that much heat? I'm impressed with these temperatures at these speeds. I'd run it if it is stable.
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post #6 of 14
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It's a Hyper N 212+ Push Pull
post #7 of 14
Yea those are great 24/7 settings

A good saying I just came up with: "Temps stay low, good to go!" I think I'm gonna sig that.
    
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post #8 of 14
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Should I push 4.8-5 ?
What is the max safe voltage ?
post #9 of 14
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Should I push 4.8-5 ?
What is the max safe voltage ?
I would say around 1.45VCore MAX. You could try pushing higher, but the voltage curve it ridiculous above 4.8GHz.
    
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post #10 of 14
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Great I'll push as high as I can with 1.45 volt then
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