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Poll Results: Max vcore you are willing to use:

 
  • 2% (1)
    1.25v-1.30v
  • 10% (4)
    1.31v-1.35v
  • 10% (4)
    1.36v-1.40v
  • 10% (4)
    1.41v-1.45v
  • 43% (17)
    1.46v-1.50v
  • 17% (7)
    1.51v-1.55v
  • 2% (1)
    1.56v-1.60v
  • 0% (0)
    1.61v-1.65v
  • 2% (1)
    1.66v or higher
39 Total Votes  
post #1 of 18
Thread Starter 
OK, I have seen many conflicting posts on what "acceptable" max vcore is for Conroes. I know Intel says 1.35v or 1.5v, but we all know that is on the conservative side. What do you think? Please vote and explain why you won't go over a certain vcore.

1) This is assuming temps are OK as well.


2) This is for 24/7 use


3) Conroes only please.
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post #2 of 18
We demand the Poll NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Whatever the max my mobo allows
Are you talking 24/7 or suicide runs?
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I'm running at 1.35v
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on what specific cpu? E8400? each series is different
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
We demand the Poll NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Whatever the max my mobo allows
Are you talking 24/7 or suicide runs?
lol, edited.

Please let me know if you require more parameters as well. I am generally looking for sustained, 24/7 use.
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Originally Posted by BURNS331 View Post
on what specific cpu? E8400? each series is different
Conroes as stated ion OP.
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post #7 of 18
For a 65nm chip, it would really depend on the temps and overclock.

I could probably 3.7-3.8 on my chip with 1.50+ , however I am comfortable at 3.6 with 1.48.
    
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post #8 of 18
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I am surprised more people will not go over 1.5v. I, personally, am fine going up to 1.55v and even more if temps are OK and it makes a difference in OC speeds.
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post #9 of 18
24/7 usage on a 65nm core, 1.5v

for bench runs tho i would go as high as i could.
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post #10 of 18
I'm running 1.496 ATM, may test lower. I mean don't the Intel spec the CPUs at 1.55V max?
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