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post #2511 of 9531
Cool.... I tried a 102.5 BLCK on top of the +4 bin overclock and got 8.9s on super-pi. not bad for an i7 2600 but it did get a little hot with my 'stock' cooler thumbsupsmiley.png

I'll update the cooler and see if I can get past 105 but have got the nasty feeling that it will all end in tears
post #2512 of 9531
Reading back thru a few posts. I thought VID is a hard-coded, chip specific Hz/mV curve intel burns into the chip. What you see in coretemp, or realtemp is the chip reporting where the chip is currently performing on that curve - or where it thinks it should be. Main point being, once you start to overclock, this value becomes irrelevant since the whole purpose of an OC is to essentially "damn vid" and full speed ahead?

My question is, what help is knowing VID once you take the chip off the reservation?


Yeah - finding the blck sweetspot has more to do with your other components than with the chip itself. PCIE cards, etc. i couldnt extract much from blck tweaking and gave up.
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to me vid is only important to find my offset for a oc, thats all really smile.gif
vcore-vid=offset
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Does frequent crashing and blue screens damage a processor or make it not work as good as it used to? Just curious.
    
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Started overclocking my 3570 last night. Currently have it cooled by a hyper 212+ in P/P. I got it up to 4.4GHz last night and the "5 minute" test on the OP ran fine. Temps where getting a little high. Highest was 88 on core 2 and 4. Other two where 77 I believe. I jumped up to 4.5GHz and got immediate blue screen. Dropped back down and upped the turbo to the next setting which I think was .008. I ran the same prime95 settings (as posted on OP) and while it didn't blue screen, I got .NET errors after running for about an hour. Temps where high in my opinion. 92 on 2 cores and 89 on the other two.

My questions, I'm assuming the .NET errors mean that it is unstable. What should my next step be to get this running stable at either 4.4 or 4.5? Also, what do you think of the temps? I think that they are too high. I plan on going WC eventually but will run the 212 for probably 2-3 months so I want to get a good OC on this will manageable temps.

Side note: I took the 212 off and reapplied the TIM. I used the credit card method of putting the paste on the cooler, scrapping it off to ensure the paste was in the "grooves" and then put a pea size dot on the cpu. Does this seem like the right way to apply the paste?
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Does frequent crashing and blue screens damage a processor or make it not work as good as it used to? Just curious.

Shouldn't really hurt the chip, barring you dont turn it into a flash bulb... but can wreak havoc with the OS. Always best to boot from a mirror disk until you get the stable optimum.

AND, check WHEA kernel errors in event viewer.
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Yes, good way to apply TIM. Which TIM are you using? Check "skinnylabs" for tim comparison.
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Quote:
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to me vid is only important to find my offset for a oc, thats all really smile.gif
vcore-vid=offset

Likely a good approximation. stable vcores are usually less than the reported vid at any frequency. Many of the canned bios OCs ( like turbo50) pump too many volts with the difference method?
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My vid in Coretemps is 1.310, so does that mean I should be aiming to get an offset so that my Vcore - Vid = Offset
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Yes, good way to apply TIM. Which TIM are you using? Check "skinnylabs" for tim comparison.

Link to TIM:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835100015

I think at the time that I bought this (back in 2011) it was fairly high on the "recommended" TIMs for the 212. I know there are several others out there better and I am willing to get them on other people's recommendations. Do you think I would have better temps with a different TIM? Sad thing is I bought two tubes of this rolleyes.gif Barely made a dent in one tube.
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