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Hello guys. I have the same CPU ( i7 3820 sandy bridge-e) and when I watch my CPU-Z it my core speed is constantly changing from 1200 mhz to 3700 mhz. Why is that?

Also, Can someone tell me how to overclock a CPU?

I watched you tube videos and did some research but the BIOS is different and I don't really want to risk anything.

If someone can pin point out what and where to change things on BIOS, I would really appreciate it.

I have:
dx79to motherboard
16G corsair vegeance ram
750 watt PSU
corsair 100h liquid cooler


THank you.
post #62 of 6485
hmmm, so i see you guys are gettine to 4.6GHz, anyone going to try for 5GHz? thumb.gif
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Here is mine with max temps around 65 under load!

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2276300
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why you guys so hesitant ?...push this chip it's only four cores and can bench @ 166 strap and 2600 mem on air thumb.gif
    
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Originally Posted by taekim808 View Post

Hello guys. I have the same CPU ( i7 3820 sandy bridge-e) and when I watch my CPU-Z it my core speed is constantly changing from 1200 mhz to 3700 mhz. Why is that?
Also, Can someone tell me how to overclock a CPU?
I watched you tube videos and did some research but the BIOS is different and I don't really want to risk anything.
If someone can pin point out what and where to change things on BIOS, I would really appreciate it.
I have:
dx79to motherboard
16G corsair vegeance ram
750 watt PSU
corsair 100h liquid cooler
THank you.

You likily have steep stepping on --- you can turn it off in your bios if you' like but depends what you use our pc for ...

I kind of like to keep it off for benchmarking and on gaming and for casual usage
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Here is mine with max temps around 65 under load!
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2276300

nice getting there tho are you stable?
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why you guys so hesitant ?...push this chip it's only four cores and can bench @ 166 strap and 2600 mem on air thumb.gif

and we have a 5GHz WINNER.. biggrin.gif is it stable aw well ?
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You likily have steep stepping on --- you can turn it off in your bios if you' like but depends what you use our pc for ...
I kind of like to keep it off for benchmarking and on gaming and for casual usage

sweet will remeber this.. im really starting to consider this over an Ivy bridge build even though the mobo will cost me alot more because i want a quality Asus thumb.gif
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nice getting there tho are you stable?

Yeah I am at that voltage. I tried same clocks at 1.355 and it failed a worker after 20 minutes.
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So instead of making a new thread, I feel like I should ask here:
Does the i7-3820 bring back the "older" style of overclocking before the "unlocked" chips came along? Example: How you would overclock on X58 or P55 and it won't mess up other things such as the PCI-E lanes and USB 3.0? thumb.gif
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Yeah I am at that voltage. I tried same clocks at 1.355 and it failed a worker after 20 minutes.

might reaching your limit, but you have a rasa RX240 so i would expect you with some fiddling maybe you could get to 5 i hope smile.gif
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might reaching your limit, but you have a rasa RX240 so i would expect you with some fiddling maybe you could get to 5 i hope smile.gif

Gonna ride 4750 MHz for 24/7 clocks! When i get some time this weekend I am going to push for 5GHz
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