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Hey there all quick question today from someone with ocd :} lol. Anyways i recently got a new i7 950 for about nothing and overclocked it to 4.2ghz using 21x200 1.375 vcore 1.375 qpi Temps -idle 40c Load - 65-70. Question is can I roughly expect 2-4 years from this cpu i know its hard to say just wondering from someone thats ran those clocks on a 920 for years anyways thanks! Oha nd btw ran prime 95 for 12 hours no errors i know its not 24 but still only used for gaming.

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i7 950 4.2 21x200 1.375vcore h/t off
x59 sabertooth
kuhler 920
12gb vengeance 9-9-9-24 1t
ssd intel 120gb
850 corsair atx
sli 560 ti's
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It would generally last a very long time your Vcore is low enough for natural degration to take a long time to die.

I've had my PC at 4.0 for 1.5 years and shortly after that went for 4.2+..now i run 24/7 4.2!!
Only thing i would say is the quality of the other components e.g psu especially that....
Test again but got for a 24 hour run in p95 or what ever you feel comfortable with, trust me with those thorough tests you do/did done in the back of you rind you wouldn't worry too much pike you are now.
Good luck and have fun.
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Core i7 920 D0@ 4.2 1.25625 vcore EVGA Classified 760 EVGA GTX 470 SC+ EVGA GTX 470 SC+ 
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Corsair Dominator GT 1866 3x2 gbs 1TB Samsung Spinpoint Lite-On DVD drive EK Supreme LTX Water Block 
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Cool thanks for the info yeah def. liking this 4.2 its beast!
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PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX860 Plat. Lian Li MATX Razer Deathadder 2013 Razer Ironclad 
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Enjoy it partner!!!!.....
Sorry for the typoes on phone, have to fix a flat!!
Edited by v1ral - 2/8/12 at 3:57pm
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MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Deathadder Chroma Generic On-board Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Core i7 920 D0@ 4.2 1.25625 vcore EVGA Classified 760 EVGA GTX 470 SC+ EVGA GTX 470 SC+ 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair Dominator GT 1866 3x2 gbs 1TB Samsung Spinpoint Lite-On DVD drive EK Supreme LTX Water Block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK EVGA Classified Full Motherboard Block EK GTX 470 Acetal/Copper Water Block EK GTX 470 Acetal/Copper Water Block Winows 7 PRO 64 bit 
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Crucial MX100 256gb Seagate Barracuda 2tb Corsair H70 Windows 7 Pro 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC 24 inch 144hz  Razer Blackwidow chroma EVGA 850 G Silient Corsair Air 540 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Deathadder Chroma Generic On-board Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Core i7 920 D0@ 4.2 1.25625 vcore EVGA Classified 760 EVGA GTX 470 SC+ EVGA GTX 470 SC+ 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Corsair Dominator GT 1866 3x2 gbs 1TB Samsung Spinpoint Lite-On DVD drive EK Supreme LTX Water Block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK EVGA Classified Full Motherboard Block EK GTX 470 Acetal/Copper Water Block EK GTX 470 Acetal/Copper Water Block Winows 7 PRO 64 bit 
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Samsung ToC 24" Razer Black Widow Seasonic Platinum 1000 watt CoolerMaster HAF 932 
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