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my e8400: VID 1.225v Batch # Q807A093 Pack date 04/04/2008

I've done 7 hours so far of prime95 with my e8400 at 3.6 using stock volts @ 53c max:



I tried 3.8 using 1.275v, and it crashed after four hours, around 58c max

and 4.05 at 1.3625v usually crashes in 30 mins or less.

I still have tons of playing around to do.

Any thoughts / Comments?

I'm currently playing with 1.26v for 3.8GHz

Here are the exact values i've tried:

3.6 @ 1.225 bios (1.19v on load) @ 52C load 8 hours stable small fft
3.8 @ 1.275 bios (1.24v on load) @ 58C load crash 4 hours in on core 1
4.05 @ 1.335 bios (1.30 on load) @ 61C load crash after 30 mins
Edited by thawny - 5/29/08 at 6:18pm
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post #2 of 23
ummm thats only a 600mhz increase. so i would give it a 2 of 10
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How can we rate it if you don't even have any of those clocks stable yet?
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
ummm thats only a 600mhz increase. so i would give it a 2 of 10
oh ok. It's on stock volts. ;(

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How can we rate it if you don't even have any of those clocks stable yet?
3.6 on 1.22v bios (1.20v load) is stable 8 hours. If you look at the Screenshot. Sorry I didn't know it was that hard to see.

I was just asking for some input from e8400 owners.

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post #5 of 23
your temps are wrong trust me. i was able to get to 4.6ghz on 1.58vcore so try that LOL.

1.2 is your stock voltage. man im sorry but that sucks. lol. mine is 1.112 but hey you got to 3.6 at a lower voltage then me so your doing pretty good.
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1.2 is your stock voltage. man im sorry but that sucks. lol. mine is 1.112 but hey you got to 3.6 at a lower voltage then me so your doing pretty good.
thanks. that was the input I was looking for. I'm not looking for praise for a 3.6 oc. Rather, i'm trying to see if this is good for what i've got / compared to other e8400 users.

ie. 1.275v for 3.8, 1.34v for 4.05, etc.

You get the picture...
Edited by thawny - 5/29/08 at 6:29pm
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post #7 of 23
That's a pretty good oc compared to me,,, I need 1.35v just to get to 3.6ghz and 1.375v to get it prime stable
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ouch. What batch do you have, and what is your VID
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post #9 of 23
For a stable OC it looks pretty good...

Bummer on these newer E8400 chips tho... PPL were looking at them like the king of the OC for a while..

Now they are barely keeping up with the Q66 & Q67 and still lacking 2 cores...

Well noticing your sig system, Id say your OK.. Just dont melt that 45nm...
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post #10 of 23
Im not sure what my batch is ,, i didin't right it down before i slapped my heatsink on ,, and ive got a Hyper6 ,, so i have to remove the mobo to get it off and check,,
But my Stock VID is 1.225v pretty high ,, i guess i just got a horible batch,, even at 1.375 it'l only run prime95 for 45mins ,, but that's good enough for me
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