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yup still have the G31 board atm as for my psu its an evga 600 W1 will update this thread when i achieve the over clock speed im content with
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yup still have the G31 board atm as for my psu its an evga 600 W1 will update this thread when i achieve the over clock speed im content with

 

Hmm. Don't expect this to be easy, but I'm not saying you shouldn't try.

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post #23 of 52
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mobo is the same the G31 board for now ram is 2 sticks of 2gb ddr2 at 800Mhz power supply is an evga 600 W1
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if i may ask i have my cpu clock speed at 3.15GHz voltage is set to auto i ran prime95 torture stress test for 20mins to test for stability and after the 20mins both coretemp and real temp reported a min of 41 degrees celsius and a max of 49 degrees celsius is this good or bad or what im confused any idea what i should expect my max temps to be for a clock speed between 3.0GHz and 3.5GHz not sure if i wanna go above 3.5 yet i think what i wanna do is get to 3.5 get it stable for a few days then go from there
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if i may ask i have my cpu clock speed at 3.15GHz voltage is set to auto i ran prime95 torture stress test for 20mins to test for stability and after the 20mins both coretemp and real temp reported a min of 41 degrees celsius and a max of 49 degrees celsius is this good or bad or what im confused any idea what i should expect my max temps to be for a clock speed between 3.0GHz and 3.5GHz not sure if i wanna go above 3.5 yet i think what i wanna do is get to 3.5 get it stable for a few days then go from there

 

I dunno... it seems fine to me. I have no idea. It's just a 150 MHz increase and a 3-4 degree increase. Nothing big really.

 

Again, you're not going to see anything lower than 41 because the sensors are apparently incapable of going below 41. So, 41 isn't 41. It's just where the sensor is bottoming out. It's nothing to worry about.

 

Anyway, I really don't know what you should expect for such clock speeds because I went straight to 4.0 GHz. I had a high-end motherboard and a high-end power supply and high-end memory, so I had that luxury to just skip over the process of gradually increasing my clock speed more and more.

 

Like I said, try to keep the temps out of the 70s. That's not a dangerous area for temperatures, but it's when you can potentially see instability caused by the heat.

 

You really shouldn't be using an "Auto" setting for the core voltage though. This can be dangerous. Adjust the voltage manually. The 'Auto' setting can result in getting dangerously-high voltages. It's only safe for keeping the CPU at stock.

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post #26 of 52
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you are correct so far im at 3.5GHz and at load in prime95 im only at a max of 50 degrees celsius
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you are correct so far im at 3.5GHz and at load in prime95 im only at a max of 50 degrees celsius

 

Small FFTs?

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post #28 of 52
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nah all the E8400 overclocking guides i have read have recommended i use the prime95 blend setting
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nah all the E8400 overclocking guides i have read have recommended i use the prime95 blend setting

 

Blend doesn't get the temps as high, and it doesn't focus entirely on the CPU because Blend also stresses the memory controller, and the memory controller is on the motherboard - not the CPU. So, I don't know why anyone who knows anything about overclocking Core2 would recommend Blend. When you want to test the stability of your CPU overclock for Core2, you use Small FFTs to focus entirely on the CPU.

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post #30 of 52
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ok im gonan run the test you suggest tomorrow when i wake up how long in between overclocking should i run the small ff t's test to see if my oc is stable keep in mind this is just to see if stable once stable i will run it for longer times
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