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Using the automatic overclocking features of the Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe motherboard, we were able to easily overclock our test chip to 4.63GHz using the Intel XTS100H air cooler, while maintaining solid system stability. During our initial stability testing, running the processor at 100 percent load for over 10 minutes, the chip’s temperature peaked at 65 degrees Celsius. Compare that with last year’s test of the Core i7-2600K; that chip's temperature reached 81 degrees with the same cooler while overclocked to 4.5GHz.

http://computershopper.com/components/reviews/intel-core-i7-3770k#review-body

well in this review the 3770k looks good. so not all hope is lost.
Edited by ivymaxwell - 4/18/12 at 8:00pm
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Hmm i was planning on going with the ud5h, but because of this review i'm seriously considering an Asus z77.
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At 4.6 ghz the processor peaked at 65C with an intel heatsink thumb.gif
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It could still be because we didn't break the 2 seemingly rules of thumbs with ivy:
1.) Don't break 4.8ghz
2.) Don't break 1.3v
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That's good news if true on the temps.

Let's see 5 Ghz on air temps and then we'll talk Intel..........
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It could still be because we didn't break the 2 seemingly rules of thumbs with ivy:
1.) Don't break 4.8ghz
2.) Don't break 1.3v

This is true, i would like to have seen the settings the auto overclock used to kinda shed some light on the issue.
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Why is this review dated April 23rd?
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I'm def holding out my judgement till April 23rd. but this review does give me some hope.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arturo.Zise View Post

Why is this review dated April 23rd?

They usually write the review early on sites and then hide it till they can release it, In this case they forgot to hide it i guess tongue.gif
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I don't think we should believe the temp results of ivy just yet. from what I have seen the high temps and these temps....we have to remember that there is no real solid support for temp readings.


so I'm holding out. but I'm buying a case anyway so when ivy hits ill be able to jump on a 3770K and Asus maximus or 3930K and rampage formula.
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