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I'm going to overlock my e6400 and I want to leave the computer ON all the time. Do you guys keep your CPU overclock to his max all the time or you bring it down a little after you tested it?

I was thinking to clock it to 3 ghz with a Zalman 9500 and leave it on 24/7.

Is this bad?

Thanx
Mark
post #2 of 9
as longs as its stable and cool, it'll be fine.
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That is fine
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3ghz is fine. You wont even have to exceed stock voltage to get 3Ghz. Mine is at 3Ghz on 1.31 vcore.
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I'm pretty sure you can get somewhere around 3.5 easily...anything afterwards will be a pain without anything better than air....
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I'm at 3.2 with like 1.425v stays around 50 to 50C. Thats folding on both cores and playing BF2 at the same time. Oh and stock cooling
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I am at 3.1ghz with the zalman 9500 currently getting idle temps of 40c load of 53c all on stock voltage.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SilentStryke
I am at 3.1ghz with the zalman 9500 currently getting idle temps of 40c load of 53c all on stock voltage.
i wonder how you get 3G
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Originally Posted by mnadeau33
I'm going to overlock my e6400 and I want to leave the computer ON all the time. Do you guys keep your CPU overclock to his max all the time or you bring it down a little after you tested it?

I was thinking to clock it to 3 ghz with a Zalman 9500 and leave it on 24/7.

Is this bad?

Thanx
Mark
With an e6400 and a zalman expect to run it close to 3.2 but at least 3ghz on a 24x7 basis for folding if thats your cup of tea.

Thats a great chip and it OC's nicely.
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