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Thanks man i can now boot into windows with 4.8ghz...however it needs 1.425v to run stable in IntelBurnIn and my temps are getting high with 2 cores in the 80's on my H50 so might not be a good idea until i can buy a new cooler? Prime95 is running about 70c - 75c on each core. Is 1.425v actually safe?
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Is that 1.425v in windows or in bios? If its 1.425v in windows, id say thats ok but I wouldnt be willing to go much higher. Generally people say between 1.40-1.45v is safe, but Ive not seen a single thread where someone has killed thier chip with these voltages or higher so its just guess work to be honest.

In my opinion your indicator of safety lies with temperatures, under 80C at full load your ok, dont go above 80C.

Maybe best to upgrade your cpu cooler, try a prolimatech megahalem there pretty good! My temps below with a megahalem, which I still use now on my 2700k tongue.gif

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Wow you have great temperatures for an aircooled setup! I decided to set it back to 4.6ghz as temps and voltages were too high for my liking but i did get a stable 4.8ghz atleast! If i upgrade my cooler i'd go for a water loop like the Rasa240 but my system is great for now.

Temps back down to 28-27-30-29 idle and around 60c under load @ 4.6ghz. Atleast i know my chip will go higher now in the future!

If your interested i just finnished my rig here are a few pics smile.gif

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Nice rig! Clean and tidy inside the case and the psu cables looks sweet!

I think my temps are decent because I run my system components on my motherboard box, as apposed to inside a case. Makes such a big difference!
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DEM Sleeved cables, they are beautiful, I wish I had the money and the time to do this to mine.
    
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I know, right. They were a bargain too. Just £6 each for the PCI-E 8pin cables and £9.99 for the PSU cable! They are SWEET! Just wish i could get matching cables for the USB front header connectors along the bottom....they are ugly and spoil the overall look! I just added in a NZXT White LED Sleeded kit in today which really finnishes it off nicely. The 600T was a blessing to work with too, the cable management on this case is AMAZING. Not one single wire being show from behind and i didnt do the neatest of jobs on the cables behind the mobo tray.

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Can anyone actually clarify my settings are correct?? Im not sure about my offset voltage? Its going from 1.328v in windows to 1.340v....i initially though you set it to auto then found out its highest setting then take off the difference between your known stable voltage and set the difference as your offset? If its too much you use - if its not enough you use +. By using - 0.50 it gives me 1.328v in windows and jumps to 1.340v under load which is slightly more than i need

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