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I just finished installing the e8400! I upgraded from the e2180. I'm so happy that I did this. And I'm so happy that it's working! I had absolutely no problems.

I want to thank Gollie for selling me his e2180 which got me started. And I also want to thank each and every one of you who helped me get to this point. I couldn't have done it without you!


So, of course I do have one question: do you suppose it's safe to jump straight to 3.8GHz (422-423MHz 9x multi) with stock vcore? And what IS the stock vcore for the e8400?

Now regarding temps, what's the maximum temp for this chip? According to Real Temp, the tjmax is 95°C.

Real Temp is telling me that one core is 34 and the other is 31. I think I am gonna reseat the TT.
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Originally Posted by 5CheeseLasagna View Post
So, of course I do have one question: do you suppose it's safe to jump straight to 3.8GHz (422-423MHz 9x multi) with stock vcore? And what IS the stock vcore for the e8400?
1.225v is default vcore I think

Try 3.65 (405x9) on stock voltage first, I don't know how your motherboard overclocks it.

I actually undervolted mine and overclocked it to 3.7GHz, see sig

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Now regarding temps, what's the maximum temp for this chip? According to Real Temp, the tjmax is 95°C.
Worry about the vcore more than the temps on this processor.
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3.7Ghz at 1.17v is awesome man.... I want one
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Acoma_Andy, du bist macho nicht.

And i wouldn't jump STRAIGHT to that high, but it's your choice.
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stock = vid
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Lasagna how is the performance compared to the e2180, i might be upgrading to the e7200 when it comes out, but so far the e2180 is a beast for me and wasting more money might not be viable.
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Acoma_Andy, du bist macho nicht.

And i wouldn't jump STRAIGHT to that high, but it's your choice.
Related to my avatar:


Although I doubt you'd understand.
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post #8 of 19
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Real Temp is telling me that one core is 34 and the other is 31. I think I am gonna reseat the TT.
A 3-4 degree variation between cores is typical with 45nm processors, for many the variation is much bigger. No point in reseating your HS.
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post #9 of 19
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A 3-4 degree variation between cores is typical with 45nm processors, for many the variation is much bigger. No point in reseating your HS.
I agree, those seem to be nice temps anyway... 31, 34.

and FYI stock vCore = your VID
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post #10 of 19
These E8400 have weird senors anyway, I have mine under 100% load from folding right now and Core Temp is telling me 56 and 56, while Real Temp says I'm 46 and 47...
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