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One thing i just noticed, and it may not be an issue, is your memory. I'd double check the bios settings to make sure both sticks are using the same timings
 
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you should be, i'm stable at 4.1 with 1.2v and i've seen lots of people with i5's at use about the same volts at this frequency.
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Originally Posted by Angrybutcher View Post
One thing i just noticed, and it may not be an issue, is your memory. I'd double check the bios settings to make sure both sticks are using the same timings
Don't worry that was the first thing that I did when I first started my machine. It was set at 1333 so I set them to 1600. The only reason I don't own dual channel is because I accidentally shocked one of the patriot memory sticks that I purchased for dual channel.

Thanks for all the help guys, I'll do tests later on tonight, I'm sorry for being so stupid, I'm just new to this.. :/
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Based on my limited experience (only done one 2500k build), 1.3v should be more than enough voltage to get 4.0Ghz stable. If I remember right, 1.3v got 4.5Ghz stable for me, 1.38v 4.7Ghz and 1.42v for 4.8Ghz, which is what I am running 24/7 now.
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I Run Prime Blend for 12 hours + IBT x5 On maximum. Iv seen errors in prime 95 in the 8 hour mark. After 12 hours of prime blend + IBT x5 on Maximum i know my system is stable. I also run 3D mark 06 and play some games.
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