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e8400 overclock... think i'm done

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Here is the pics from my OC and OCCT test(will do a 12 hour prime tonight while I sleep)










My temps aren't the best, my house is hot 78-79F. I could put my case over an AC vent but I'm not sure if it sucking in air that is 58F is safe(condensation), my other intake vents are all drawing the ambient temp, and the temp when it finally reaches the cpu are almost up to ambient temps(about 73-75F).

Overall I'm happy, I just wish my temps were better so I could push it some more.
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Nice Can't wait for my e8400 and Dark! Order those two yesterday, and a duorb for my 8800gt.

Congrats on the clocks though!
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thanks. I was worried about the dfi bios, but it was really easy I can't see how other boards are any easier. I guess the initial omg look at all the options could be scarry. But I spent weeks reading on here so was somewhat prepared, and when I had a question they were answered very fast(thanks OCN).
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I'm somewhat worried about it as well, but I'm sure it's nothing I can't handle. My biggest concern is that I'll get an e8400 that won't hit at least 4.0, which is my goal
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Nice work Cletas! Looks perfect. Was that a new chip you used? Or an older one? You don't happen to have the batch number handy do you? Thanks. Nice job
    
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4.0 was my initial goal... After being prime stable for 8 hours at 4.0 with one click down from the voltage I listed I decided I'd push for 4.1(I guess I'm not exactly at 4.1 but close enough)

I was shocked to be worrying about heat and vcore on it. Sadly I don't have the money to setup water. 1.280 vcore so the chip prob. has more in it, but my cooling can't take it.
post #7 of 9
I've heard that watching your vcore is the main issue on these chips, so maybe you could reseat your TRUE, or try to improve the airflow for better temps

It's completely up to you though
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nice stuff man,,,
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Nice
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