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The i5s are really easy to overclock, my first overclocking attempt on my i5 i accidentally got 4.2GHz stable.

Once you find a clock you like its all about finding the lowest stable voltage you can, you dont need to worry about IF you can get to 4.2ghz, its what voltage you can do it at.
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Originally Posted by mcpetrolhead View Post
The i5s are really easy to overclock, my first overclocking attempt on my i5 i accidentally got 4.2GHz stable.

Once you find a clock you like its all about finding the lowest stable voltage you can, you dont need to worry about IF you can get to 4.2ghz, its what voltage you can do it at.
that's what im finding. i set it to 1.3 volts to start (a friend i work with has his at 1.35 so i decided it would be as good a place to start as any) and now im just upping the bus speeds a bit at a time (smaller jumps as i go higher)

so far my temps on HW Monitor haven't been above 49*c and before this Hyper Pi run it hadn't been above 47*c so i think im in good shape heat wise
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hey look! whats THIS


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post #1494 of 2207
Now post that in the 4GHz club in my sig and your in buddy.
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post #1495 of 2207
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already did
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Then I'll get right on getting you added to the list.
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post #1497 of 2207
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WOOT!

i feel successful lol


now i go sleep. should have been in bed 4 hours ago... but it just needed to be done
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post #1498 of 2207
4ghz

Sleep well
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post #1499 of 2207
Man, you make 4GHz look so easy!! I spent a whole two days trying to get my QX9650 stable at 4GHz and it just wouldn't pass LinX. It got into Windows fully and I validated it, but not stable.
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post #1500 of 2207
Nice job getting 4GHz .
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