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The title really just states the subject of this post, I'm curious to find out who here runs 5ghz+ for their daily 24/7 overclock.

I know its unnecessary to run any CPU as such high clocks 24/7 but I suppose I'm just looking to see how many people are doing it.

I suppose the reason for this post is so that if others are doing it, I can at least find a bit of comfort in keeping my overclock a crazy 5ghz+ for 24/7 Usage (even though its unnecessary) Haha.

Thanks for looking =P
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4.8 at 1.450

That's more than enough, i mean my GPU is the bottleneck now in GTA 4, its quite hilarious.
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I won't let my temps get past 73C, so only 4.9GHz on my I7 2600k 24/7, but yes on my i5 2500k at 5.0 GHz, still under 73C. I'm too cautious atm.
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I encourage people to persist in getting their dynamic clocks stable. A lot of people will turn this awesome feature off because someone told them it makes it harder to clock.

Not true, just requires more time. I currently have my rig stable at 5.1GHz with 1 thread, 4.9 with 2, 4.8 with 3, and 4.6 with 4 threads.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gurusan View Post
I encourage people to persist in getting their dynamic clocks stable. A lot of people will turn this awesome feature off because someone told them it makes it harder to clock.

Not true, just requires more time. I currently have my rig stable at 5.1GHz with 1 thread, 4.9 with 2, 4.8 with 3, and 4.6 with 4 threads.
Interesting. What are the advantages?
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The advantages are higher clockspeeds when needed. If an app is only single threaded then it will use all 5.1GHz of clock cycles...if 3 are needed it will clock to 4.7GHz.

It makes the whole high clocked dual vs mid-clocked quad argument obsolete.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gurusan View Post
The advantages are higher clockspeeds when needed. If an app is only single threaded then it will use all 5.1GHz of clock cycles...if 3 are needed it will clock to 4.7GHz.

It makes the whole high clocked dual vs mid-clocked quad argument obsolete.
Makes sense, I may do that for a few of my lesser cooled rigs. Do you have a instructional thread anywhere?
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1.45v @ 5.02GHz 24/7
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I do.
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5.05ghz since Release day 1.
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