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Is it?

Don't have a complete answer for you.
More importantly is to run it on very-high or higher.

Yes, I only run it on max for stress testing. AVX version is like 4 C core temp cooler than the normal version. I know AVX is working since my GFLOPS jump to 80 something. Although I think I'm done with Intel burn test because I've had stable max 10 runs pass but then fail Prime95 in a few seconds.
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Yes, I only run it on max for stress testing. AVX version is like 4 C core temp cooler than the normal version. I know AVX is working since my GFLOPS jump to 80 something. Although I think I'm done with Intel burn test because I've had stable max 10 runs pass but then fail Prime95 in a few seconds.

True.
Same goes for the other way around.

The best would be to do a combination.
But I just stopped using prime.

Everyone's one taste, right?
    
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Is it?

Don't have a complete answer for you.
More importantly is to run it on very-high or higher.

Yes, I only run it on max for stress testing. AVX version is like 4 C core temp cooler than the normal version. I know AVX is working since my GFLOPS jump to 80 something. Although I think I'm done with Intel burn test because I've had stable max 10 runs pass but then fail Prime95 in a few seconds.

exactly how much ram are you using ?
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exactly how much ram are you using ?

I have 8GB in my system, and I put it on max, so over 6 GB.
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exactly how much ram are you using ?

What do you think Mega?
You have also been around the scene for a while and gained experience over the past few years.

I keep my testing through IBT.
20 runs of ibt-avx very-high is enough.

Agree?
    
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Really?
Weird.

Ah well. How is progress on the OC?
Side panel switch made any difference?
I did some tests with the panel switch and tried a few different ways to place the fan because the slot on the wall isn't directly on top of the socket. A case mod like yours would probably be much better. Anyways, the best I got out of it was around 4 degrees cooler than with the closed panel, so no huge difference there, but it's definetly worth the change. I didn't make it permanent though and i'm back to my old ways as I'll order my new fans today or tomorrow and I'll add a dust filter along with them. When they arrive I'll clean my pc of dust and make the changes. I wonder if a bigger/better fan to the socket would make any difference? Is the 212 Evo fan any good?

As for overclocking, I just can't seem to make it stable at 4600MHz.You'd think that 1.45v would be enough but no. Johan told me to add some VDDA voltage earlier but I haven't touched that yet. Perhaps I should.
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I did some tests with the panel switch and tried a few different ways to place the fan because the slot on the wall isn't directly on top of the socket. A case mod like yours would probably be much better. Anyways, the best I got out of it was around 4 degrees cooler than with the closed panel, so no huge difference there, but it's definetly worth the change. I didn't make it permanent though and i'm back to my old ways as I'll order my new fans today or tomorrow and I'll add a dust filter along with them. When they arrive I'll clean my pc of dust and make the changes. I wonder if a bigger/better fan to the socket would make any difference? Is the 212 Evo fan any good?

As for overclocking, I just can't seem to make it stable at 4600MHz.You'd think that 1.45v would be enough but no. Johan told me to add some VDDA voltage earlier but I haven't touched that yet. Perhaps I should.

The 212 evo fan is pretty good. If you can stand the noise though.
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Overclock:
So, you are sure you are stable with the 4.5 clock?
If so, dial back the vcore somewhat(what was it on 4.5 again?) and set the vdda to 2.55v
The cpu-nb was already a bit higher then stock? Around 1.2v-1.25v should be sufficient.

You could also try your luck with an increased fsb.
Set it to something between 220-240, choose something that lets you keep your cpu-nb, ht and ram around the same clocks.
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I just did a quick check to make sure 4.5GHz is stable, so I decreased clocks to 4.5 but left all the other stuff untouched, so it's still at 1.45v. It went through all ten runs fine but after the last run is finished it says something about linpack binary stopping which may be caused by unstable system. So I tried two runs and again, went fine but after the last one finishes it gives me the binary error. I had this a couple of times with 4.6 clocks as well. Is this a bug in the software or is my system really unstable with those volts even at 4.5GHz?
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I just did a quick check to make sure 4.5GHz is stable, so I decreased clocks to 4.5 but left all the other stuff untouched, so it's still at 1.45v. It went through all ten runs fine but after the last run is finished it says something about linpack binary stopping which may be caused by unstable system. So I tried two runs and again, went fine but after the last one finishes it gives me the binary error. I had this a couple of times with 4.6 clocks as well. Is this a bug in the software or is my system really unstable with those volts even at 4.5GHz?

Are you running windows 8(.1)?
if so, change compatibility to windows 7:

Should solve it.

If you do pass it though, it has nothing to do with your system not liking high voltage.
There is something else causing troubles.
    
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Are you running windows 8(.1)?
if so, change compatibility to windows 7:

Should solve it.

If you do pass it though, it has nothing to do with your system not liking high voltage.
There is something else causing troubles.
This did the trick! Yes, it passed with 1.45v at 4.5GHz. Went down a bit and passed at 1.425v also.

E: Passed 10 runs of IBT with 1.412v at 4.5GHz. Tried even lower but didn't pass anymore. How does 4.6GHz not run with a voltage of 1.45v :/
Edited by Stufi - 1/13/15 at 12:45pm
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