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this is my first intel proc. so i don't know a thing about overclocking them,i only did AMD till now.
i'm worried about something,in the box is written: 1.35V max!,if i take the vcore higher than this will it fry?
since i'm on the stock cooling(changing for a new lapped one this saturday)i want to do a light/medium OC max 3Ghz.
also i want to know what is the frying temp for this proc,right now full load is 57-54-57-54,am i safe with the stock cooling for this speed?.
all help is really appreciated/repped.
Edited by Fox_Smash - 5/12/08 at 7:04pm
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Perfectly safe with the temps at the moment.

You can push the vcore up to about 1.45-1.5 before it starts to have a negative effect. Intel lists 1.35 max because that is the max stock voltage they will give it.


Try to stay under 60 degrees though if you are overlCLOCKing.
The chip is fine up to 70 degrees but I wouldn't run it that hot for 24/7.
Edited by Turnoz - 5/12/08 at 7:28pm
    
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Perfectly safe with the temps at the moment.

You can push the vcore up to about 1.45-1.5 before it starts to have a negative effect. Intel lists 1.35 max because that is the max stock voltage they will give it.


Try to stay under 60 degrees though if you are overl****ing.
The chip is fine up to 70 degrees but I wouldn't run it that hot for 24/7.
i don't know what the hell i just did but i got it to 2700 @1.35 vcore.
i played a full CoD 4 sabotage match and no crashes/bsods.
i tried orthos but it only uses 50% CPU.
now it's 60-57-57-59.
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UPDATE: http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=360178 cpu-z link.
UPDATE!!!!!!!!!: http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=360182 3.0Ghz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
the voltage is set @ 1.375v,i think i have massive vdroop.
UPDATE!!!!!!!!!!: GAINED 1500 3DMARKS.
i must be the happiest man on earth.

Edited by Fox_Smash - 5/12/08 at 7:03pm
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post #5 of 21
hahah good job

That's not a bad voltage for 3.0ghz. Its not great, but fine.

About orthos. You have to use 2 instances because its quad core. You can however just use Prime95.

Recommended: http://www.overclock.net/downloads/2...tware-kit.html

It has all the software you need for overclocking in a nice little package
    
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hahah good job

That's not a bad voltage for 3.0ghz. Its not great, but fine.

About orthos. You have to use 2 instances because its quad core. You can however just use Prime95.

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can i use F@H smp to test?
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I guess.... but it might just be easier to use Prime.
    
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I guess.... but it might just be easier to use Prime.
i'm using prime now and it's really hot,check it out:
should i worry about this?(changing cooler/TIM next week)
EDIT: THEY WENT SKY HIGH: 78ºC!!!!!

Edited by Fox_Smash - 5/12/08 at 8:10pm
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I would try and stay under 75c, and I've put a Q6600 to 3.0Ghz on stock voltage. But since every chip is different, you might have to up the voltage to go higher.
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I would try and stay under 75c, and I've put a Q6600 to 3.0Ghz on stock voltage. But since every chip is different, you might have to up the voltage to go higher.
if i lower the voltage will temps drop?
what is the frying temp of this proccesor?
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