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I7 950 4.2 GHZ@1.343 Vcore ??

Poll Results: Which template should I use ?

 
  • 30% (3)
    4.2 GHZ HT OFF @ 1,343 vcore (max:85 C linx)
  • 70% (7)
    4 GHZ HT ON @ 1,275 vcore (max:79 C linx)
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post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
Hello guys.
My I7 950 runs 4.2 ghz with 1,34375 Vcore. 21*200
QPI=1,312.
Idle temps: 43-38C.
Load: 85C (Linx)
Black Ops 1 hour gaming load temp is max 70C.
HT is OFF.

What do you think ?

My other overclock template was 21*190 1,275 Vcore. HT ON.
Which one should I prefer for 24/7 using ? (Vcore is manuel , not offset)
Edited by madroller - 7/16/11 at 5:05pm
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post #2 of 14
If your mainly gaming use your template that had HT off. If you make a lot of videos or fold ect.. then use HT @ 4ghz
post #3 of 14
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I forgot to mention , I use every power saving option ON on both of these 2 templates.
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post #4 of 14
Temps are high.
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post #5 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blostorm View Post
Temps are high.
Its summer time here 30C outside.
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post #6 of 14
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Any suggestions ?
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post #7 of 14
on your 4.2 HT off, I would think that you should be able to drop the vcore. Try lowering it one notch at a time and doing linX.
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post #8 of 14
Thread Starter 
Dude I have all my logs with the Vcore and stability tests.
It gave me rounding error at 1 notch lower vcore 1,337V before.
1,34375 Vcore is the optimum Vcore for my cpu @ 4,2 ghz.
Maybe I should lower the qpi ? (1,312V)
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post #9 of 14
I say both look fine...

4.2 for gaming, 4.0 HT for heavy cpu activity like video encoding, rendering, folding...

Max load temps in LinX are extreme, nothing will ever push it that high....

My 24/7 below... That was taken on 4/14 so been like that for 3 months now without problems...

Edited by 10acjed - 7/17/11 at 4:36am
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post #10 of 14
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I just reseated my thermaltake frio again with the vertical thermal paste.
Vertical is just better than a grain on the center , I think.
Its idling at 44-40C @ 4,2 GHZ. And its 32C outside !!! HOT DAYS !!!
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