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Multi won't go above 43 on this chip. Not sure if 1 or 5 is ultra high in LLC.....

Right now, it seems that if I were to do that my temps would go through the roof....this is what I'm trying to get clarification on....what is normal for this chip or do I need to reseat my cooler????
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Multi won't go above 43 on this chip. Not sure if 1 or 5 is ultra high in LLC.....
Right now, it seems that if I were to do that my temps would go through the roof....this is what I'm trying to get clarification on....what is normal for this chip or do I need to reseat my cooler????

Oh yea I didn't notice the 44 max ratio
http://ark.intel.com/products/63698/Intel-Core-i7-3820-Processor-(10M-Cache-3_60-GHz)

63 IMO is a little high for that cooler but through the roof would be more like 80.

You could try reseating because you shouldn't be that high with your volts.

I'm pretty new to this as well so maybe I'm wrong.

Pretty sure ultra high is 4 on LLC but if you are staying at 4.3 you should probably be at 3 on LLC which will lower your load voltage a bit and raise idle.
If it isn't stable when you change that just increase offset.
Edited by ShotgunBFFL - 5/5/12 at 6:56pm
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Well I reseated and not much has changed. I'll try what you said as I'm on level 5 now...
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I noticed today when I reseated the cpu cooler, that the screws for the mainboard bracket were a little loose, or at least not as tight as I made them the first time around.

Today, I cut down from using two short stripes of thermal paste to one, and I realized I had applied the two stripes on the cooler and not the IHS on the cpu. Looking forward to test the temps again today.
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Adjusting LLC from anything other than 5 raised temps. I am stable though with -.015 offset and multi at 43...

I guess I'm happy...for now.
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