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I've seen an E8700 @ 4.7 on air.

Is it doable with a TRUE ? Stable ?

'cause it seems tempting.

Also, which board will allow me to get this far? I was thinking about the DFI P35 or P45 T2RS
     
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You would have to get a lucky chip to do 4.7 on air. Most of the e8400 these days can hit 4.5 pretty stable on air. A true lapped with a e8400 lapped would make the temps fine at that overclock.
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Lol good luck I had a hard time controlling temperatures at those speeds

On my TRUE120 that I had using Dual 133 CFM fans 4.28 Ghz was peaking 68*C load with 1.30 volts

the frequency is just too much

the newer E8400 dont even clock to 4.2 ghz most of the time, they need too much voltage.... pick up an older Q74#*** batch and you will be better off
    
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well 4.5-4.6 is good too, if it can be stable. is it doable with a true? and realistic
     
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well 4.5-4.6 is good too, if it can be stable. is it doable with a true? and realistic
the answer is no
    
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****. I don't want to be stuck at 3.2 3.6, this is for quad, a dual should oc better
     
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well 4.5-4.6 is good too, if it can be stable. is it doable with a true? and realistic
No. Not with a TRUE, not with realistic voltages, not with realistic lifespan.
    
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****. I don't want to be stuck at 3.2 3.6, this is for quad, a dual should oc better
whats that even mean?
    
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****. I don't want to be stuck at 3.2 3.6, this is for quad, a dual should oc better
have you considered 4.1-4.3 ghz? This is more reasonable

your scaling from 3.4 to 4.7..... thats stupid assumption your making

straighten your head kid, use some sense before complaining about 4.7 ghz
    
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post #10 of 67
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Sure 4.1 is nice !

I was just hoping that the E8400 would overclock more than 3.2 or 3.6, since dual cores should overclock more than quad.

If 4.1-4.3 is doable, then it's nice !
     
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