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For now I reverted back to 4.5ghz... I could technically, raise voltage to 1.4 and then just never, ever stress to stay on 4.6 though.

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CPU: 4670k
Core Mult: 43
Uncore: 43
Vcore: 1.23
Uncore volt: 1.25
Cooler: H80i
Ram speed: 1866mhz
Batch #: L310B515
Stability tested: AIDA64, and a quick (20min) Prime95 test with custom settings (1792 max size, 4096mb memory to use, 5min per size)

Well, it's an improvement over what I got before changing out the H80i for a new one. Seems I'll need to go up to 1.275v for 44x sadly :/
Temps maxed out in p95 during 8k length at 79C on these settings. Not quite sure how high I'm comfortable going, and I imagine the jump at 1.275v will be quite drastic if I go for 44x
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79C is definately OK for stress. For the purpose of stress I feel anything under 90 is A-OK. Keep in mind I mean stress temps. You don't set up a computer to stress it every night. Normal usage will be nowhere near that high AND, under 90 is perfectly safe.

 

Results charted, thanks for the update.

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79C is definately OK for stress. For the purpose of stress I feel anything under 90 is A-OK. Keep in mind I mean stress temps. You don't set up a computer to stress it every night. Normal usage will be nowhere near that high AND, under 90 is perfectly safe.

Results charted, thanks for the update.

Yeah, I tried the OC out for a while tonight, setting up adaptive and playing some games for a couple of hours. Temps never rose above 55C. Trying out 4.5ghz now at 1.29 (with uncore at auto/auto and ram at 1333 for the time being) and I might be able to keep that under 90C in p95 small FFT's as well. Just tried a couple of minutes at the 8k, which is what usually gives me highest temps, and it maxed out at 87. Will see how far I dare go I suppose. smile.gif
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Here is my result, 4770K @ 5Ghz, can bench AIDA stability test at 1.475V:
Uncore is at x42 IIRC
Cooling is custom TEC block at about 5C, CPU is delided and liquid pro between IHS and silicon die.

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79C is definately OK for stress. For the purpose of stress I feel anything under 90 is A-OK. Keep in mind I mean stress temps. You don't set up a computer to stress it every night. Normal usage will be nowhere near that high AND, under 90 is perfectly safe.

Results charted, thanks for the update.

Yup, I can certainly agree....I would say even the most CPU intensive games such as BF3...it will run about 20C cooler on average than your typical P95 stress test....its that big of a difference:D

So yeah, if you get 90C in a stress test, you should easily be looking at 70C or lower with a typical game....which is much more acceptable temp by the overclocking community.
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Here is my result, 4770K @ 5Ghz, can bench AIDA stability test at 1.475V:
Uncore is at x42 IIRC
Cooling is custom TEC block at about 5C, CPU is delided and liquid pro between IHS and silicon die.

Ring bus voltage, batch, and ram speed please. :) Results charted.

1.36 turned out not to be stable enough for my liking. I could push 1.38 and probably get rock solid, but I reverted to 1.275v and 4.5ghz for now. Will play with it more in the future.

1.38 on air... somebody's going to kill me. I only had 78C on chess, which heats things up more than a game. I'd reckon I'd hit above 80C for 1.38 though. That might be a lot to take, ESPECIALLY since chess and adaptive = 0.025 more voltage.

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I am new to OCing. I have a 4770k with an h100i for cooling.

I have no idea where to begin. The only thing I've OC'd atm is my RAM, and that's just the XMP @ 2400mhz >.>

What is the best program to use for stressing and monitoring, etc. ? Any information would be helpful and appreciated. smile.gif
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I am new to OCing. I have a 4770k with an h100i for cooling.

I have no idea where to begin. The only thing I've OC'd atm is my RAM, and that's just the XMP @ 2400mhz >.>

What is the best program to use for stressing and monitoring, etc. ? Any information would be helpful and appreciated. smile.gif

Step one: Revert your RAM OC back to default, no XMP. Reason: Upping ram might decrease CPU overclockability. Do ram last.

Read my guide, it really has all the info laid out.

 

Go to your bios.

The uncore may also affect your CPU overclockability like ram does, and it barely does anything so set it manually to default (x34 or x35). That means, where the motherboard option says "cache ratio" or "ring bus" or "uncore", instead of "AUTO", set it to 34 or 35.

 

To save time, try this: Set your core multiplier to 40. Set your core voltage to MANUAL instead of ADAPTIVE or OFFSET. Set the core voltage to 1.2V. This is a good starting overclock which most  people can hit without trouble. If you cannot hit it, you have a seriously dud CPU.

 

Being upping your core multiplier until it fails stress test. Once it does, up the voltage slightly. 1.2v, 1.21v, 1.22v, etc. Once when you stress you hit temperatures hitting 90C or higher, you need to either stop stressing from now on with synthetic stress test or you need to stop touching the voltage, meaning your main overclock is done.

 

THEN, try to find best combination of higher uncore or XMP ram that gives you the performance you want.

 

THEN, set core voltage mode to adaptive and do not use synthetic stress test with adaptive mode on.

 

THEN, set the C states to on.

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7600k @ 5.197/1.392 1.392v z170 Asus Hero EVGA 1080ti SC Black (2100/6250) x2 8gb GSkill Trident Z 3600 @ 3804 15-15-15-32-2T 
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Samsung 950 Pro 512gb (Undelwalt) WD Red 2tb (Pack Yak II) Seagate Expansion Drive 5tb (Phoenix Down II) 3x560mm HardwareLabs Nemesis GTX 
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XPSC Raystorm Pro Watercool Heatkiller 1080ti Full Cover Waterblock EK XTOP Revo Dual D5 (Serial, PWM, v4) EK ZMT (1/2 - 3/4 ID OD) 
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14xEK ACF (Compression Fittings) EK x4 250 (v2) Distilled Water + PT Nuke (Copper Sulphate) 24x140mm Silent Wings 3 
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Windows 10 Pro 64bit Catleap 27 Inch 2560x1440 IPS 60hz Display Coolermaster Storm Trigger (Brown Switches) EVGA P2 1000w 
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Corsair Air 540 Logitech G Pro Tek Syndicate "Raze the World" Desk Mat O2 + Odac by Mayflower Electronics (Rev A) 
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Sennheiser HD 800 2xKrk Rokit 6 G2 Blue Yeti (Grey) Rode PSA-1 Arm 
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Aquaero 6 LT + Aluminum Heatsink 
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i5 6600k Delid @ 4.848/4.848 Asus z170 Hero MSI GTX 980ti @ 1499/4082 1.25v/134% Power 2 x 8gb Gskills Ripjaws V 3131 16-16-16-32 
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Samsung Pro Series 840 256gb (Celapaleis) 1 TB Samsung Drive (Pack Yak) Samsung Pro Series 850 256gb (Celapaleis Reprise) Phoenix Down (External Backup) 
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Noctua D14 Kraken x61 Push-Pull for GPU Windows 10 Pro Catleap 2560x1440 @ 60hz 
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CM Storm Trigger Brown Switches EVGA Supernova 1000w P2 Corsair 540 Air Razer Abyssus 
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Krk Rokit 6 G2 x2 Radioshack Ground Loop Isolator (For Rokits) Wooaudio Aluminum Headphone Stand Sennheiser HD 800 
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Maaan... I'm having issues with my OCing.

I can't step up to 4.7Ghz on 1.415V even.... Should i stop trying? :S

I get BSOD before i can get a test to run more than 2 minutes >,< Temps are partially fine. 85-90*C at that volt and clock.
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