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prime testing on blend right now, it's fluctuating between 1.296 and 1.304 so ~1.3v
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Anyone or everyone have an opinion on the max voltage you should run 24/7 through an asrock z77 extreme4?

I know it isn't made with the same vrms quality as the extreme6 and up are. I am curious because I have a de-lidded 3570k which is ok thermally up to 4.9GHz and 1.416v load but I am afraid to overheat the boards vrm. My case is a HAF932 with good airflow and my heatsink is a Noctua D14. Normally 2 hours of gaming nightly is all it will see with the occasional long Saturday if my wife takes our kids somewhere but thats rare.
Edited by chronicfx - 11/29/12 at 10:21am
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prime testing on blend right now, it's fluctuating between 1.296 and 1.304 so ~1.3v

well then that cpu is not a bad overclocker, thats where most members are at. If you need more help you can post bios screen shots by formating a flash drive in Fat32 then restarting into bios and hitting F12
Edited by Lucky 23 - 11/29/12 at 10:28am
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Anyone or everyone have an opinion on the max voltage you should run 24/7 through an asrock z77 extreme4?
I know it isn't made with the same vrms quality as the extreme6 and up are. I am curious because I have a de-lidded 3570k which is ok thermally up to 4.9GHz and 1.416v load but I am afraid to overheat the boards vrm. My case is a HAF932 with good airflow and my heatsink is a Noctua D14. Normally 2 hours of gaming nightly is all it will see with the occasional long Saturday if my wife takes our kids somewhere but thats rare.

Motherboard should be ok, but its the PSU that should be of concern. What PSU do you have?
    
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Motherboard should be ok, but its the PSU that should be of concern. What PSU do you have?

Corsair HX850
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Corsair HX850

You're good thumb.gif

That's a great PSU!
    
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Thanks! Was concerned enough to consider swapping the board for a z77-ud5h, now I feel a bit better about running my 3570k at 4.9ghz and I get to keep my PCI sound card as well. I love the asrck z77 extreme4 's layout and features, glad to hear the vrms will hold up for the long term. +rep for you
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Thanks! Was concerned enough to consider swapping the board for a z77-ud5h, now I feel a bit better about running my 3570k at 4.9ghz and I get to keep my PCI sound card as well. I love the asrck z77 extreme4 's layout and features, glad to hear the vrms will hold up for the long term. +rep for you

Thanks and no problem.

Also for future reference, here is a great link when calculating OCs, components, ect,. for rigs

http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
    
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I thought most people were getting to 4.4 closer near 1.2v. But i've only recently browsed around ivy/sandy bridge threads and of course the better results are the ones that stuck with me! I think i'm going to keep it at 4.4 for now. I don't know if I want to run more than 1.3v through this thing just yet haha
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