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Hey oc.net

Just to make it quick.

4.8ghz stable @1.48 vcore

4.9ghz stable @ 1.49 vcore

5ghz not stable @ 1.525 vcore(max i´ve tried) gives 101 bsod.

Should i just stay at 4.9ghz?
5ghz is cool.
post #2 of 7
I would just stick at 4.9GHz, running at 5GHz would be nice but if you have to pump 1.55V+ into it to get there it's not worth it.

I could run at 5GHz 24/7 if I wanted but the extra voltage jump to get there is quite substantial.
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I think even 1.48 is ridiculous for daily use. My 2600k does 5GHz at much less than that (4.8GHz @ 1.36v). No point in using that much power for a silly bump in speed.
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post #5 of 7
I would even stay down at 4800. save yourself some v core, heat, and longevity of your CPU. Plus 4.8 is a nice round number
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post #6 of 7
Try 4.5 and see what vcore you need. 1.4 is a little high for 24/7.
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Originally Posted by Jack Mac View Post

Try 4.5 and see what vcore you need. 1.4 is a little high for 24/7.
1.4V is perfectly fine. I know many people who have been running their Sandy's at around 1.55V for years and there is still no degradation showing, I personally like to stay under 1.5V for 24/7 and only go over for benching.
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