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post #1 of 4
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I overclocked my e6500 to 4GHz. I had to put 1.5v vcore to it to get there though.

Under every day use load ex: games, benchmarks or video converting my tcase temp is low 60's and both cores run at mid 50 to 55.

Now Prime95 the tcase temp will run between 80-85 and the cores run mid 60's.

From what I've read I think I'll be ok. I know the voltage is on the line but the cores never see 74 and under daily use they only see 60 max.

What do you all think?
Edited by DevilDriver - 7/25/11 at 6:35pm
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1.5V is over the 1.45V limit for Intel's 45nm Pentium and Core2 CPUs, so I would never be comfortable with this.

However, what voltage are you seeing in CPU-Z when Prime95's "Small FFTs" test is running?
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1.5 vcore. its actually set to 1.47 in bios
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Well it's your CPU, but I think that's asking for trouble (especially with that PSU, which I only just noticed).

Regarding the PSU: Thermaltake's "TR2" units sound like they're bad news:

http://www.overclock.net/power-supplies/652549-thermaltake-psus.html
Edited by TwoCables - 7/25/11 at 8:48pm
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