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E7500 , confused with voltages.

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Hello everybody. Im new to OCN so excuse me if im a n00b.
So im kinda confused with the voltages when im overclocking . I got a core 2 duo E7500 with a Gigabyte G31M-ES2L. Right now i am running it @ 3.6Ghz at 1.325V. Everything runs fine , everything stable , temps dont go over 52C. But when i try to get to 4 Ghz , I need at least 1.46V to be stable ( barely ) and the temps go sky high ! So whats wrong? Is it the motherboard or is there something that i dont know about overclocking ?
P.S. - I know this config is old and I am gonna upgrade , but right now i want to see if i can get a bit more out of this system.
post #2 of 5
It's normal for chips to hit a wall where the voltage needed to go to a higher speed increases dramatically (and so the heat). Sounds like your chip hits the wall before you get to 4.0.
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Originally Posted by Forceman View Post

It's normal for chips to hit a wall where the voltage needed to go to a higher speed increases dramatically (and so the heat). Sounds like your chip hits the wall before you get to 4.0.
But other people hit 4 Ghz without any problems !
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Originally Posted by gskillivenom View Post

But other people hit 4 Ghz without any problems !

Most are under water. Had this issue with my e7400 it would run great at 3.2 but anything over was all bad.
post #5 of 5
All CPU's are different and the G31 being an amazing Mobo, my not be the the best for 4GHz+ Overclocking. Plus as was said, you need a great cooler for such OC's. So maybe settle with 3.8Ghz or get a better Cooler smile.gif
 
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