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Currently Running:
4.4GHz Core Clock @1.39V
4.0 Cache Clock @1.39V
Processor Input voltage @ 2V

H100i liquid cooling, ambient temperature is 25 degrees Celsius.

I was able to boot windows with 4.3GHz Core clock with no less than 1.26V (all other settings on auto, core voltage on manual) I don't have that great an overclocker I guess......?

Right now it has survived an hour of Intel XTU Stress Test, however, how bad is the voltage I need to use? I'm wondering if I should take a step back and just do the 4.3GHz @ 1.26V if it means years more life out of my CPU.

Right now as it is running next to me with 4.4GHz and 1.39V, the temps are only rarely and barely breaking 70 degrees Celsius though..... which makes me want to go higher, but I know the voltage itself, not just the temperature is important for the CPU life.

Say I want the CPU to last 5-7years... what do you guys think about my situation.