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I just replaced my motherboard and processor and ended up with an Asus Rampage III Formula + i7 960.

Familiar with AMD overclocking, not Intel. Will be and have read/skimmed guides. More curious about voltages and what is what so I can begin to overclock later on.


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Mine is at 25 X 1600 at 1.3V using DDR3 1600 using i7 960 + Asus P6T7 WS

C states disabled HT on runs 24/7 on BOINC projects using a H70 AIO cooler.

HTH

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Guide to Overclocking the Core I7 920 or 930 to 4.0ghz. thumb.gif

Its written 920/930 but the 960 is essentially the same with higher multi.
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Guide to Overclocking the Core I7 920 or 930 to 4.0ghz. thumb.gif

Its written 920/930 but the 960 is essentially the same with higher multi.

I read the miahallen guide too. I guess I'll just post the numbers and see if people think they're good.
    
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Ok - how do these look:

4Ghz -

Frequencies:

BCLK - 160
MULTI - 25
PCIE -100
DRAM - 1604

Voltages:

UCLK - Auto
QPI Link - Auto
LLC - Auto
CPU Voltage OCP - Enabled
CPU PWM Freq - Auto
CPU V - 1.3v
CPU PLL - 1.8v
QPI / DRAM - 1.35v
DRAM V - 1.4v
IOH - 1.15v
IOH PCIE - 1.5v
ICH V - 1.111
ICH PCIE - Auto

How do those voltages look? In-line? Anything to adjust or aim for lower (besides CPU voltage, QPI)? And should I aim to push the UCLK (higher than 3370)?
    
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Looks good to me.
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