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E4300 @ 3.15ghz - 1.35 vcore!

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Just finished up building my work computer and started overclocking... got up to 2.7ghz, then couldn't get any further. I realized I hadn't locked the PCI-E bus, so I put that at 100mhz (I think that's what it is supposed to be at), and then got up to 2.97ghz. Couldn't go any farther without upping the v-core, so put that up to 1.35 and now I'm up to 3.15ghz! Not sure if I'll try for more today or not, we'll see, but I was really surprised to get up that high on such a low voltage!

EDIT: Btw, I don't have any HDDs yet, so I'll have to wait a few more days for stability, but it's been idling ~35C in the BIOS at 3.15ghz! I just used the stock cooler with the stock paste, and it seems to be working great so far!

EDIT: Up to 3.18ghz on 1.35 v-core, stable in windows, 57C under load!

post #2 of 44
nice im been lookin at the 4300 and 4400 for my next cpu cause im not gonna switch motherboards and this one dont like high fsb.
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i wouldnt push it that far on stock cooling unless you can load test it. bios often report incorrect cpu temps so you should be careful
post #4 of 44
That's a good core speed.

You should Orthos blend test it to make sure it's stable and make sure you find out what your processor's failsafe temp is so you know which temp monitor is accurate.
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Just got it up to 3.42ghz on the same voltage! Couldn't go further though. Thanks for the warning kevg, but I'm kind of assuming that the BIOS temp will not be 25C off, and I know this processor will be ok up to 60C at least. It's idling at 36C at this clockspeed btw. This is SWEET!

Now I'll just have to see how stable it is at this speed, then clock it back down to a reasonable, "life-preserving" speed, like 3.0ghz for my daily work.
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Out of curiosity, why do you say that?
Take a look at this chart here.

Don't get me wrong, they're still good, but not as good as the E6xxx series.
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Congrats. They don't suck, they are just a little slower.
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Booting to bios, and being bootable/stable in windows is nowhere near the same
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Out of curiosity, why do you say that?
This will be my last post in this thread, because I don't want to get into another flame war.

But here's what I can tell you:

While it seems like you have a good E4300, the sad truth is, all Allendales have a thermal pasted internal heatsink, and some (not all, not most, not a few, and not half. I'm saying some because obviously I haven't gone to every house of every owner of an E4300 and checked, but I have seen numerous reports of it) have a rather curved IHS surface.

What this represents is a rather higher temperature compared to the Conroe idle/load temperature.

This can also present limitations over-clocking.

Simply removing or lapping the IHS resolves this issue quickly though, but at the cost of your warranty. So it's really a toss up.

An E4300 can easily meet/beat the speed of an E6300/6400 with cheaper ram, and it can do it at lower temps, but there is a gamble of getting a bad IHS surface or badly binned E4300 and you might be limited in your OC.

It's not a GUARANTEE, it's just a possible gamble.
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hey just pointing out for you that in ur sig it says that its a E6300 @ 2.35Ghz
just hint to update it
    
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