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Honestly, if your not afraid of a couple BSOD, just stabilize it as far as temps will allow. Then push it as far as you can and just use games or whatever you use it for to stability test. Because Prime95's temperature is meaningless, its always higher than normal use.

I could see how that wouldn't fly for some people, but my PC is basically just a gaming rig. That works out fine for me. Usually it'll only take 2-3 BSOD to figure any instabilities out.
    
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Yeah that's what I realized. I have it at 4.7GHz and I'm more than happy for now, I don't see the need to push it any further, but in the future if I ever do upgrade to skylake, I might want to see how far this thing can really go, because so far 4.7GHz @ 1.2v seems to be above exceptional from everything I've found online. I don't think I found a single recorded OC that was better than that.
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