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Why are you talking to me as if i was that guy ? LOL i think you mistaked me with him
I suppose it looked that way, I was meaning too agree with your post.

I just realised now though, that you were saying he has no friends, not standing up for him. I thought you were standing up for him and I was responding too that by agreeing. lol

PS. You should snip out that picture of the car in your quote
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Ok guys I will admit that out of boredom i faked the signature to get some cheap thrills of you thinking how awesome my system is. I hope you guys forgive me since I came to this forum to also help others and not just bragg about myself. I kind of feel ashamed but sorry to all of you hoping to see the world's first tri-sli GTX 590
P.S. Now I'll change the signature to my real system
All you can do is fake, because you can't.

Your retarded.
 
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All you can do is fake, because you can't.

Your retarded.
I don't understand all the people calling him a retard and simultaneously spelling "you're" wrong. Ironic?
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I'd vote to just do ~4.8ghz or so. The relatively big increase in power usage(and temps, voltage, etc.) vs. relatively small increase in performance make me come to this conclusion.

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Tried everything to get it to 5ghz under 1.5v but could never get it stable. May seem like a stupid question but can an OC be unstable due to too much voltage?
Short answer, yes. But don't you just start at a low-ish voltage and work your way up until you find something stable? Over-estimating seems to take longer, since you could be 0.01V over what's 24 hours stable.. and there's (possibly) another day of testing

If your CPU is only stable up to say 1.48V, at any given clockspeed(hypothetically let's say, over 1.48V at 4.8 is a no-no), then 1.5V at 5ghz would be unstable. Perhaps you could still get stable with 5ghz at 1.48V, but it wouldn't necessarily have to.
 
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I'm happy at 4.5GHz, 1.34v and temps under 60 when gaming. I hate my GPU though, doesn't OC well at all.
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I'm happy at 4.5GHz, 1.34v and temps under 60 when gaming. I hate my GPU though, doesn't OC well at all.
Go with an EVGA card next time. They are the best of the best when it comes to manufacturing cards(not only cards).
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I'd vote to just do ~4.8ghz or so. The relatively big increase in power usage(and temps, voltage, etc.) vs. relatively small increase in performance make me come to this conclusion.



Short answer, yes. But don't you just start at a low-ish voltage and work your way up until you find something stable? Over-estimating seems to take longer, since you could be 0.01V over what's 24 hours stable.. and there's (possibly) another day of testing

If your CPU is only stable up to say 1.48V, at any given clockspeed(hypothetically let's say, over 1.48V at 4.8 is a no-no), then 1.5V at 5ghz would be unstable. Perhaps you could still get stable with 5ghz at 1.48V, but it wouldn't necessarily have to.
Very good answer. +1
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Go with an EVGA card next time. They are the best of the best when it comes to manufacturing cards(not only cards).
Will do with Kepler.
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post #79 of 93
I'm in this dilemma right now too.

Right now it seems like (for me) 4.8ghz, 1.41v is the most reasonable option with great speed. It's either that or 4.9ghz at 1.47v which is a lot more.... not totally sure yet what I want to do though.

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Go with an EVGA card next time. They are the best of the best when it comes to manufacturing cards(not only cards).
Hell yeah man, I love my 570. But the best thing about EVGA is that overclocking is included in the warranty! lol!
    
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FOR BRAGGING RIGHTS ( MAYBE )
But imo as a 24/7 daily driver there is no need! Heck my stock E7500 does almost everything i need ,besides heavy gaming wich i have my sig rig for. I have my sig rig juiced at 4.0ghz (runs great), and its more than enough power.
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