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I recieved an i7 3770 (non k) from my brother as a gift. I do some streaming and videos and what not for fun and run the computer as a workstation for a friend's youtube channel (video stuff). Anywho, I had a tired i5 2500k @ 4.5ghz (daily), and replaced it with the i7 3770k, i also have a z77 Motherboard. Anyways. to the point. I have overclocked this sytem to 4.3. I did nothing other than change the multi. (i know how to properly overclock, but im lazy so everything is set on auto!!)




I believe I have an ES? Its hit 4.3ghz, stable temps, i haven't seen the voltage hit over ~1.1, and temps haven't hit over 50C, despite me trying..streaming d3 at 1920x1080, running antivirus, blah blah.


Do you think this is possibly a good chip? I haven't had it in the machine but 48 hours. So I think I might take this baby for a test drive. I hope I can hit over 5ghz stable.

I have a h70 for cooling with a larger exhaust fan. 2k rpm.


Thoughts? Should I benchmark this potential beast?

Anythoughts?

-I just re-read everything I wrote...and wow. I am at work and we had a server go upside down on us this morning. So I was writing this and dealing with that. :O I can write in complete thoughts. Just a thought though, I believe I have an Engineering Sample and it looks like its going to overclock pretty high.
Edited by folglalb - 3/8/13 at 8:57am
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You can overclock non-k edition chips, just not as far (which is why it's stupid when you see people with k edition chips do less than 4.5ghz).

I believe ES usually have very low frequencies, not high ones.

Being able to run around and game doesn't mean you are stable. I'm sure when trying to 24 hour prime95 test, what you think of the chip will come way back down to reality. I can do some insane stuff too on my chip, until I do a proper 24 hour prime95 test.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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Phillips FW-C250 2 Speaker Set w/3 CD Changer JBL Sub 6 Subwoofer NZXT Sleeved LED Strip 1m Blue NZXT Sentry 2 Fan Controller 
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