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i7 920 OV help

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hi smile.gif this is my third thread in two days.

My config:
ecs x58b-a2
core i7 920
9800gt 512mb
hynix ddr3 2gb 3 sticks = 6gb
gemin ii m4 cooler
corensi rebenton middle tower case

i'm trying to ov my 920 to 3.8 on air, but keep hitting heat problems.

75C max temp at stock bios settings running prime95 small FFT, but force shutdown/torture test error after hitting 100C when overclocked with 1.3V core voltage at 190x20 when torture testing.

I'll post my bios settings tonight if i get the time.
on overclock, i think it was
HT disable
enhanced halt disable
thermal management disable
intel vt disable
intel turbo disable

ram clock at 800mhz, fsb 190 multi 20.

vcore 1.3
cpu vtt +0.2v

any help?
   
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First off whats your cooler if you are using stock cooler then you shouldnt OC at all if you are using a aftermarket 1 try to reapply the thermal paste and reseat the heatsink this is just a heat issue which the cpu becomes unstable tongue.gif
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hi smile.gif this is my third thread in two days.
gemin ii m4 cooler
i'm trying to ov my 920 to 3.8 on air, but keep hitting heat problems.
75C max temp at stock bios settings running prime95 small FFT, but force shutdown/torture test error after hitting 100C when overclocked with 1.3V core voltage at 190x20 when torture testing.

ram clock at 800mhz, fsb 190 multi 20.
It's running at 1600Mhz though, right? DDR..

Also, that Geminii M4 isn't made for overclocking and the associated temperatures. It's meant for HTPC's to run quietly...
if you want to overclock your i7 920, you'll need a better heatsink - sorry frown.gif
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alright guys. thankx!
   
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LG W2361V CM Storm Trigger HEC Rapter 600W Bravotec Stealth CX 
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Intel Core i7 920 X58B-A2 NVIDIA GTX660Ti ZOTAC AMP! Edition Hynix DDR3 DDR-1066 @DDR-1200 
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Hynix DDR3 DDR-1066 @DDR-1200 Hynix DDR3 DDR-1066 @DDR-1200 Seagate Barracuda LP Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 
Optical DriveCoolingOSOS
Samsung Hyper 612 PWM Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Mac OS X 10.6.8 "Snow Leopard" 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG W2361V CM Storm Trigger HEC Rapter 600W Bravotec Stealth CX 
MouseAudioAudio
LG GM-200 DUNHERM DH-3100 CREATIVE I-TRIGUE 2200 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3 530 ASRock H55M NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT  Samsung  
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