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I think it's going to go 4.3 @ 1.36v It ran for a bit without crashing. I'll restart and post the results later today.

Quick Question. Should I have Vdroop on or off? Thanks
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post #12 of 19
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It doesn't like the 4.3 so far, going to try the last voltage below 1.4. I'll let you know how it goes



Negative. Crashed again. mad.gif
Edited by Zetsumei - 4/20/12 at 12:03pm
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post #13 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by DChat View Post

Voltage is fine up to 1.45V on the E8500's. Anything above that is asking for degredation of the chip..
Source (Intel E8500 Data Sheet):
599
Personally, I've been running mine since day 1 at 1.465V in the bios. CPUZ reads in at 1.44V due to Vdroop.
Here's a couple more threads to backup that info:
http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=17860406
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090401021331AAXEsoU
http://www.evga.com/forumsarchive/tm.asp?m=759070&mpage=1&key=&#759070

Well whatever floats your boat, but I've always seen 1.4 max for both Duos and Quads. Besides, what hell do you need 1.465 for? I only need 1.4 for 4.5GHz on mine. The other one I have does 4.0 at less than 1.33V.
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post #14 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zetsumei View Post

I think it's going to go 4.3 @ 1.36v It ran for a bit without crashing. I'll restart and post the results later today.
Quick Question. Should I have Vdroop on or off? Thanks

LLC should be on. See if that helps.

Double check that your RAM is in spec. If more VCore is not helping, lower your mutliple to something like 6X, run P95 BLEND and see if she crashes. If so, it's NB/RAM and you'll need to play with NB voltage most likely.
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post #15 of 19
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When I set the voltage to 1.4 windows wont even start frown.gif

What is LLC? biggrin.gif

I'll try the ram testing stuff and report back. Thanks for all your help!
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post #16 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post

Well whatever floats your boat, but I've always seen 1.4 max for both Duos and Quads. Besides, what hell do you need 1.465 for? I only need 1.4 for 4.5GHz on mine. The other one I have does 4.0 at less than 1.33V.

Cause i'm a C0-stepping E8500 owner mad.gif These chips can't OC for hell.
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can somone help me overclock my 8500 check my bios pictures on my profile and tell me what im doing wrong please smile.gif
post #19 of 19
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I downloaded Prime95, turned the multiplier down to 6 and run the blend test, and it just goes and goes.

Now what biggrin.gif Thanks biggrin.gif
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