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Hi guys,

can someone tell me if my oc is healthy tongue.gif

cpu vcore: 1.325v
qpi/vtt : 1.35
cpu pll: 1.88
ioh vcore: 1.2v
ich vcore: 1.2v
cpu vtt: 1.4v
ioh pll vcore:1.5v (default)
qpi pll vcore:1.12v (default)
ioh/ich i/o : 1.5v (default)

the rest is in automatic or default...

hiting 4.07Ghz or so

so what i want to know is if this settings are appropriate if i want to keep my rig for some years without burning a thing... (even if i have 0 error in prime 95 in a 24hour test)

Thank you very much
Edited by phileps - 2/3/13 at 6:18pm
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1.325v is not that bad. You will know when degradation sets in if you gradually need more voltage to maintain that 4.0Ghz.

The other question is how heavily are you using it? If just for gaming and it stays idle most of the time, you're probably fine.
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Originally Posted by Legonut View Post

1.325v is not that bad. You will know when degradation sets in if you gradually need more voltage to maintain that 4.0Ghz.

The other question is how heavily are you using it? If just for gaming and it stays idle most of the time, you're probably fine.

exactly gamming 3/4hr per day and the other 20/21 hours idle
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thanks for your help i really appreciate it

dont get me wrong but i would like to hear more opinions
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You should be all find and dandy...
My rig is still doing going strong actually, didn't need to up the vcore to compensate for degradation.
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Looks fine. I never saw a need to raise CPU PLL above 1.8 myself but 1.88 isn't going to damage it. The only thing I'm wondering about is CPU VTT, I have an ASUS X58 board so I have no idea what that setting would be called on my board, but I can't think of anything I had to set around 1.4.
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post #7 of 39
Should be fine as long as your temperatures are good. Mine has been at 4.2 ghz w/ 1.38 V for over a year.

Edit: CPU VTT is the IMC voltage IIRC
Edited by OCScrub - 1/30/13 at 5:33pm
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Originally Posted by phileps View Post

Hi guys,

can someone tell me if my oc is healthy tongue.gif

cpu vcore: 1.325v
qpi/vtt : 1.35
cpu pll: 1.88
ioh vcore: 1.2v
ich vcore: 1.2v
cpu vtt: 1.4v
ioh pll vcore:1.5v (default)
qpi pll vcore:1.12v (default)
ioh/ich i/o : 1.5v (default)

the rest is in automatic or default...

hiting 4.07Ghz or so

so what i want to know is if this settings are appropriate if i want to keep my rig for some years without burning a thing... (even if i have 0 error in prime 95 in a 24hour test)

Thank you very much

Chances are that CPU PLL, IOH vcore, and ICH vcore could be left at 1.8/1.1/1.1 with no negative effects to stability.
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Yep, looks good. Should last a very long time yet. smile.gif
    
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