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Finally got my new IB setup somewhat stable. Hope to make sure it's rock solid by 5-15-12 as I plan to play the heck out of Diablo3 (I know it's a bit overkill for this game).

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CPU @ 4.5GHZ
RAM @ 1600MHz 9-9-9-24 2T
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For reference same OC on gpu's with 12.3 on my Phenom II X4 945 @ 3750mhz was
P9510 on 3dmark11
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Edited by Swiftdeathz - 5/5/12 at 9:59am
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How are your temps on that CPU of yours at that oc?
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Well right now I'm folding a 7021 SMP unit and I'm at 65C with max of 67C @ 20C ambient. I've seen as high as 72C depending on ambient temp.
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Are you happy with it? I am in the process of getting all my parts for my ivy build .
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I can't wait to set my Sapphire 7850 up. Unfortunately I am waiting on Microcenter to ship my motherboard and cpu :\ so I have a pretty sweet card sitting on my table...
    
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Oh I do hate the waiting thumb.gif
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Thus far yes. Though my AMD cpu was a bit underwhelming and didn't overclock to 4ghz. I was going to wait it out for Piledriver but I got a nice deal and didn't want to chance the new FX chips not being up to par plus no idea when they are coming out. (I picked up an Asrock z77 extreme4 + i5 3570k for $289.78) I also thought my motherboard was holding back my GPU performance but it wasn't the case, it had a 16x and 4x PCIE-2.0 slots but the gpu performance is around the same, probably have better min and a bit better top end. This new board has the 2 PCIE 3.0 slots running 8x.

I had a bit of issues at first, it seemed running anything directX rated would BSOD me even with everything @ stock. I think it was the fact that I didn't do a fresh install of Windows with a freshly formatted disk, I simply reinstalled windows on the same partition.
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Got my score up to 7671 by disconnecting my second monitor and disabling all the enhancements in CCC, pretty happy with it at this point. Little disappointed that my highest overclock is 1245/1450 at 1.3v, how are people taking it higher than that?
I use 1260/1450mhz at 1.30volt for daily gaming and no problem with that smile.gif my max OC just for benchmarks is 1300/1450 at 1.30volt.

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Try using Asus's GPU-Tweak and not AB.
Also, I found that Power Control Setting in CCC breaks my OC's. Try and keep it at 0% and OC. When you found your max stable and aren't satisfied push PCS to 5% and try a higher clock. If 5% didn't work, try 10%... I personally wouldn't go pass 15-18ish % because my card responds poorly to it..3
Hope this helps a bit.
Yup I guess DChat is right about power control setting, I found my daily max OC at 1260/1450mhz 1.30volt is abit better score in GPU vantage with Power control set to 15% than 20% (max).
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Finally got my new IB setup somewhat stable. Hope to make sure it's rock solid by 5-15-12 as I plan to play the heck out of Diablo3 (I know it's a bit overkill for this game).
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P9510 on 3dmark11
1971 on Heaven @ 1680 x 1050 extreme tess 16x AF 8x AA
Nice score Swiftdeathz wink.gif could you test with single card at max OC? 1300mhz perhaps?? I wanna see improvement with Ivy bridge processor smile.gif
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Nice score Swiftdeathz wink.gif could you test with single card at max OC? 1300mhz perhaps?? I wanna see improvement with Ivy bridge processor smile.gif

My cards never could reach those speeds and I'm not one to overvolt the GPU ever. I did a bench of 3dmark11 with the i5 3570k @ stock with a single 7870 OC at stock with 12.4 drivers and I scored around P6800. I would imagine it would be around p7500 or p8000 with the CPU @ 4.4ghz and the GPU @ 1200/1300

I also ended up having to throttle the CPU OC back a bit to 4.4ghz as I had random freezes @ 4.5ghz and the temps were getting up there for folding since I have to add a bunch of voltage. I did manage to up the memory a bit to 1800mhz and so far I am @ P12073 3DMarks
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Does anyone know how can I get pass 1050mhz core and 1450mhz memory on the 7850 series? I bought 4 xbox 360 ram heatsink to put on the VRM and planning to push the core to 1200mhz+ biggrin.gif

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