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So I am loving my little I7. However, 6 cores @ 4.8 Ghz (My benchmark setup) seems a bit much for day-to-day tasks. I disabled Hyperthreading, as I'll never need more than 6. What do you guys run yours at when your not benchmarking them? 3.2? 4.0? Hyperthreading or not, 4 or 6 cores?

Edit: f key not hitting right.
Edited by Silvos00 - 9/11/13 at 9:36am
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4.5 ghz 24/7 @ 1.36 volts

i leave it on turbo mode for gaming and normal stuff

for benching i have another profile @ 5.o ghz 1.47 volts
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You guys are lucky mine doesn't go above 4.2 without puking heat and errors (on account of a dumpy stock liquid cooler). I can't change it from 1.374 volts because I have a dell.
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Even with just gaming, 4.7 GHz 1.45v biggrin.gif before I sold it. Compared to some chips I've seen I'd say mine needed more vcore then others.
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Right now, it's @ 4.88Ghz w 1.370v pushing 4x4GB Ripjaws Z 2133CL9 @ 2448 10-11-10-26 1T 1.655v using LLC High, 1.165v VTT/VCCSA.

Benching I go up to 5.2 and change w no more than 1.405v for core, and up to 2690 10-12-10-27 1T with bothVTT/VCCSA below 1.2v.

Thats wi th HT on...
   
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I ran 4.5ghz @ 1.32 with everything enabled (HT, Speedstep, C States etc) - I figured I've got them, so keep them on smile.gif
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