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post #6721 of 9531
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It looks like I still have some tweaking to do after some instability.



This is my current setup and I'm running .113 turbo voltage. Does this seem within the realm of feasibility for this chip?

Ok so you are running a +0.010 offset and a +0.113 Turbo. Your going about it the right way, you can try using a +0.005 offset and then just increase you turbo a little further to stabilize the full load. What instability did you notice?
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Couldn't agree more. That's why I delidded and replaced it with CLU. My temps are now very comparable between my 2700k and my 3770k. Some people are saying their is some issue with glue( RTV) creating a different gap or spacing between IHS and die. ( Damn near whole delid club is believing this! lachen.gif )
It seems pretty obvious it's the fact they used tim instead of solder. Glue and IHS is same on SB and IB.

***IBT is quickest, best way to test for stability. Takes about 8-10 min. Never had a successful IBT tested OC fail.

It's almost unbelievable the temp differences when the you de-lid and use CL. I am new to this but seeing chips under 1.3 volts and hitting mid 80's just makes me want to scream DELID the damn thing!
    
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Some people are saying their is some issue with glue( RTV) creating a different gap or spacing between IHS and die. ( Damn near whole delid club is believing this! lachen.gif )
It seems pretty obvious it's the fact they used tim instead of solder. Glue and IHS is same on SB and IB.

I don't think the club is saying the gap is the only reason the temp is so high. Solder would have definitely been better then TIM any day of the week. But what some of them tested and found out is that if Intel had decreased the gap between the die and the IHS then there wouldn't have been as much heat and there wouldn't have been as much of a reason for people to delid.
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***IBT is quickest, best way to test for stability. Takes about 8-10 min. Never had a successful IBT tested OC fail.

Subjective, to each their own. Some people use multiple stress test programs(Prime, IBT, ect), passed them all, and still found out that their OC was unstable when they start up a game or whatever. Personally I think using multiple tests makes more sense as each test uses different instruction sets which broadens the search field and gives us a better chance in seeing if our OC is stable or not.
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Replacement memory has finally arrive smile.gif

I've gone for :

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I'm considering purchasing a new SSD solely on running the OS, does anyone else have this setup? Any advantages running the OS like this?
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The SSD would increase the speed that the OS runs quite a bit and I would recomend getting a SSD just for the OS alone at least. Certain games also runs better if they are on the SSD, but you would have to look that up first to see which games benifit being on the SSD.
post #6726 of 9531
is it good to use negative voltage when using offset? i think 1.36 volts on a mild overclock is too much at full load lol
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is it good to use negative voltage when using offset? i think 1.36 volts on a mild overclock is too much at full load lol

Negative offset is fine. Positive offset raises your idle & full load vcore and Negative offset decreases it. I'm running a -0.010 offset with my overclock. When using a negative offset you need to pay attention to you idle vcore. If its too low you will not be stable at idle.

What multiplier are you trying to get stable? What offset and turbo are you using?
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Negative offset is fine. Positive offset raises your idle & full load vcore and Negative offset decreases it. I'm running a -0.010 offset with my overclock. When using a negative offset you need to pay attention to you idle vcore. If its too low you will not be stable at idle.

What multiplier are you trying to get stable? What offset and turbo are you using?

im trying to do a 4.2ghz just like how i did with my fixed voltage settings. currently running with +0.004v turbo and +0.005v offset. im just following the guide at the first page and it says there that dont use negative offset so i kinda wondered.

i kinda gave up 4.5ghz offset for now since case is abit too warm prolly due to itx build, and i live in a tropical country haha
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What Lucky 23 says, negavite offset is just fine. You just have to keep an eye on idle vcore to determine distability. If the comp freezes while in bios(or your OS while nothing is open) or it starts to act funky then that is an indicator that idle is not stable.

I have an Offset of -0.190 and a turbo of 0.195 and it runs just fine, but I make the Offset -0.200 then I can't even boot correctly. Idle runs at just below 0.700.

Note : I have my LLC at level 2 so that is why my Negative Offset is so high.
Edited by TwistedTime - 7/5/13 at 6:50pm
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okay guys, thanks. will play around with it abit later!

edit: currently doing it right now.

just want to make sure, if i lower offset voltage to the point that it hangs or BSODs, can i increase turbo voltage to make up for it? never got any BSODs or stuckup yet though..

currently running and testing with prime95 blend:



didnt know that theres alot of things to do when i use offset mode. its kinda fun though!
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