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post #5911 of 9531
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Would it be risky going any higher with stock cooler or should i go back down and get a better cooler?
I'm fairly new to oc'ing as well but getting great results using a closed loop water cooling set up, the Antec Kuhler 620. I never get over 45C* at 4.4ghz with my GPU oc'ed +225mhz playing BF3 @ Ultra 65fps.
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post #5912 of 9531
My advice would be to get another cooler in any case, to simply replace that noisy piece of junk commonly known as the boxed cooler. biggrin.gif
It'll be so much more quiet and cool.

Temps look ok so far, but you didn't state how much Vcore you're running at for that 4.2GHz.
post #5913 of 9531
jsut checked with CPU-Z its changes between .936 - 1.120.

Not too sure if this si the right information im giving you lol
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post #5914 of 9531
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I'm fairly new to oc'ing as well but getting great results using a closed loop water cooling set up, the Antec Kuhler 620. I never get over 45C* at 4.4ghz with my GPU oc'ed +225mhz playing BF3 @ Ultra 65fps.

At MSY comp store antec 620 is $75 and the 920 is $99 do you know if its worth getting the 920 instead ? or the 620 is better for price/performance?
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post #5915 of 9531
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Hi

Im new to all this overclocking stuff and just wanted to get some advice if im doing something wrong, i followed the guide here and ended up with 4.2 Ghz at max temp 74 'C but eventually goes down to stable 68-71 during the one hour prime95 test. Havnt touched any of the voltages just left it as what the guide said which was lowest voltage.

Currently have...

Asrock Z77 extreme 4 mobo
i5 3570k with stock cooler

Would it be risky going any higher with stock cooler or should i go back down and get a better cooler?

Definitely want to invest in a good cooler. The stock heatsink is barely good enough for a stock CPU biggrin.gif

Whats you full load vcore in CPU-z.

Your other post is showing your idle vcore? .936v?
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post #5916 of 9531
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At MSY comp store antec 620 is $75 and the 920 is $99 do you know if its worth getting the 920 instead ? or the 620 is better for price/performance?

Can you fill out your system specs in your sig?

What case do you have?
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post #5917 of 9531
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Definitely want to invest in a good cooler. The stock heatsink is barely good enough for a stock CPU biggrin.gif

Whats you full load vcore in CPU-z.

Your other post is showing your idle vcore? .936v?

OK full load 100% vcore is at 1.080v on cpuz
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post #5918 of 9531
Hey guys how do you get that drop down box of your rig in your sig? this is my first time ever joining any forum so please be patient with my noobness lol
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post #5919 of 9531
You can click your name at the top right. It will be at the bottom of the page "create new rig"
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You can click your name at the top right. It will be at the bottom of the page "create new rig"

OK done filled out the Rig builder .
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