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Unable to Overclock due to Thermal Throttling [Intel Extreme Tuning Utility]

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I am trying to overclock with the lowest settings on autotune with the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility, then it says:
Quote:
Your system was unable to pass a stress test at default settings due to thermal throttling.

When I am doing a stress test with another tool and monitoring temps they are about 72 Degrees Celcius at 100% load constant.

Specs:

Intel i7 920 @ 2.67 (stock)
Mobo: Intel DX58OG
8GB Dual Channel Ram

Software: Intel Extreme Tuning utility version 2.1

Screen:
post #2 of 3
You are better off overclocking from the BIOS.

Refer to http://www.overclock.net/t/538439/guide-to-overclocking-the-core-i7-920-or-930-to-4-0ghz
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Isn't that kind of old... version 4.2 is out or does it not work on your chip?

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/SearchResult.aspx?keyword=%22%22extreme+tuning+utility%22%22
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