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I just got the quad few days ago, finally get some time to set it up and start overclocking. Current I have it at 3.64@1.42 and the loaded temp is 55 on all 4 core with prime 95v25 small FFT. Should I push it more? and what should the max temp be?
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I fold 24/7 @ 58-59C on my hottest core.

You are on water so if you want to push it a little bit more then why not imo.
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70-73C with small FFT full load is acceptable for 24/7 since no game or application will come anywhere near that temp, even after long gaming sessions. If you fold your going to want it below 65C during small FFT though.

And those are some really good temps and voltage for that big of a overclock. Anything after 3GHZ doesn't offer any better frames in games, only in benchmarks. So, I'd just leave it at the settings you have now.
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
70-73C with small FFT full load is acceptable for 24/7 since no game or application will come anywhere near that temp, even after long gaming sessions. If you fold your going to want it below 65C during small FFT though.

And those are some really good temps and voltage for that big of a overclock. Anything after 3GHZ doesn't offer any better frames in games, only in benchmarks. So, I'd just leave it at the settings you have now.
i noticed that... why does that happen?
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i noticed that... why does that happen?
The CPU just doesn't have enough stuff to work with, it finishes its job with ease and has nothing else to do... Games are mostly all GPU now.

This hopefully will change when we actually see quad core coded games, but until then 3+ GHz quad is extreme overkill for gamers.
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