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thanks in advance for any replies & thoughts on this subject.

I seem some input on the results of the stress test I just run after O/C to 4.6GHz using
Quote:
Rhialto's 3 step Simple Guide to OverClocking your Maximus IV Gene-Z

Ai OverClock Tuner - Manual
CPU Level Up - 4.6
XMP
set VCore Load-Line Calibration to 75%
VCore Phase Control - Optimized
set CPU Voltage - Offset Mode
Set memory to 2133

I ran a quick stress test, but a couple of things concern me:
1 the CPU voltage @ 1.456 V, which at one stage went up to 1.5V
2 the max temps, are these reasonable? or a bit excessive?
3 should I have chosen any different settings to which I used?
4 I do not play high end games, so it is basically a 24/7 computer
479

Does all of these look ok?
I greatly value any thoughts / input
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1.46 - 1.5v for 4.6ghz? either you have a pretty bad chip or you could drop that voltage in the 1.32 area

i would back the voltage some and use intel speedstep
Edited by Lazloisdavrock - 3/5/12 at 11:39pm
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Lazloisdavrock
many thanks for your reply.. You have answered my thoughts on this.. thumb.gif
I will try for 1.32 & see how it goes

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replied to your PM thumb.gif
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Those temps are NOT reasonable 87c..you might even see throttling
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/core/2nd-gen-core-lga1155-socket-guide.html
IMO You could lower that vcore a good bit.
 
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

Those temps are NOT reasonable 87c..you might even see throttling
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/core/2nd-gen-core-lga1155-socket-guide.html
IMO You could lower that vcore a good bit.

Oops. You're right. Op I was looking at tj Max, instead of Max temp
Its been awhile since I used realtemp. My bad. But do as I said, lower that voltage.

Honest mistake on my part
Edited by Lazloisdavrock - 3/5/12 at 11:29pm
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post #7 of 22
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appreciate the replies guys thumb.gif
I have dropped the voltage down to 1.31v.. have booted into windows fine.. I run a stress test & see how things go.

would this drop be a suitable voltage?

I run the stress test & post here the screen captures.
Thanks again guys.

have upped your rep's in appreciation

looks like I may have a working range between 1.255 when I blue screened, upped the votaltage to 1.310 & no blue screen. burn test will show the story
Edited by AussieDave - 3/5/12 at 11:32pm
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post #8 of 22
my 2500k is oc'ed to 4.6ghz with 1.3v
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1.31v. For 4.6. Is great! Report back with temps
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post #10 of 22
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running intel burn test now as @ 1.30v
I shall post the results in a couple of minutes

BTW I am on another computer biggrin.gif
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