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4.5ghz on 1.24v is good. And as long as you stay around 70c (you are even lower than that) there's nothing to worry about. Eventually, after a few weeks of encoding, you may encounter a few BSODs, if that happens just give a little more nudge on vcore. Were you using turbo overclocking(different idle and load speeds) or was it 4.5ghz all the time ?
In games i'm at 55-60 degrees at MAX! Yea i use offset,so at stock it's at 1600MHz 0.8V .Only on load(which is usually 1-2 hours a day) i have it at 1.24V 4.5Ghz
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Were you using turbo while encoding and getting BSODs? I'd never leave clock speed to turbo just OC the damn thing, if it's stable with turbo it's stable running at that.

edit: christ leave it OCd bro that's a nice chip thumb.gif Would probably be quite happy at ~5 with a H100 or so...
Edited by Spacedinvader - 11/16/12 at 1:18pm
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Were you using turbo while encoding and getting BSODs? I'd never leave clock speed to turbo just OC the damn thing, if it's stable with turbo it's stable running at that.
edit: christ leave it OCd bro that's a nice chip thumb.gif
It never did get BSOD.He just said i MIGHT get smile.gif The way i overclock is as follow:
Multiplier to 45
Voltage to Offset
+0.005V
Spread Sprectum to Disabled so it's 100 BLCK all the time
That's all.
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Bah, locked multi's are more fun! tongue.gif
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Bah, locked multi's are more fun! tongue.gif
Tell me about it biggrin.gif It was so much more fun to overclock my E7400 Core 2 Duo,it was a pain in the ass to get 3.6Ghz but i finally got it biggrin.gif Now you just type two things and you're ready.(I'm not talking like i'm some kind of hardcore old school overclocker,i don't want to sound like that.I got into overclocking when i needed to reduce my hd 6850 with dual core bottleneck so 1 year ago biggrin.gif )
And finally,for a closure of this thread i have few question and few things i just want to get straight:
1) At 4.5GHz ,1.24V it's good ?
2) Stock voltage at 3.4GHz is 1.1V,am i right?
3) Will i damage my mobo(i read it's not a good overclocker but i also read a lot of reviews,good reviews so i don't know to what to believe)? Is it true that my mobo is bad because of "ancient" VRM /power phase cooling or something?
4) I read overclocking increases your min.fps a bit in games,is that truth?
5) I change my PC components every 3 years(arrangement with my parents)(actually,gpu's more frequently) and since i went (imo) with one of the best CPU's at the market atm i'll probably be using my CPU and mobo and ram for 4,even 5 years.I'll upgrade ram to 16gb probably if necessary.
Will my components last enought time and how much would i shorten my part's live from this overclock?
6) Will i notice something close to 20% rendering improvement from overclocking? I noticed huge from 4.8GHz,not sure how big would the improvement be on 4.5Ghz though?
Thanks in advance!
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