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1.45v core voltage is safe for i7-2600k/2700k

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According to a well known computer hardware retailer, who were also the original source of the previous max safe vcore for sandybridge chips of 1.38v, technical documents from Intel state a max vcore of 1.425v is absolutely safe and the retailer now recommends a max 24/7 vcore of upto 1.45v.

However, according to them, this only applies to i7-2600k and i7-2700k chips as they have not upgraded i5-2500k chips from their previous figure of 1.38v max safe vcore voltage.


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http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CP-358-IN&groupid=701&catid=6&subcat=1859


This is what they had to say about the change.

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http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showpost.php?p=20438271&postcount=10
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Intel documents state that max safe voltage is 1.52. Whether or not your cooling can sustain that voltage...
 
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Yeah no thanks, i've seen peoples cpu' degrade after a few months at 1.42v. I personally wouldn't go over 1.4 in bios
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Intel documents state that max safe voltage is 1.52. Whether or not your cooling can sustain that voltage...

That's vid not vcore, though a vid of 1.52v would result in a vcore of around 1.425v with standard vdroop.
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