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Hi, I've been reading on many different forums about guys overclocking there Intel i7 930's to 4ghz+. My current system is
Intel i7 930 2.8GHz
ASUS Rampage 2 Gene ROG
Corsair H50-1 Hydro Series
G.Skill Ripjaw 3x2gig Trichannel
Corsair HX650W Eps12V
HIS Digital 5870 1GB

I see there was a thread made about this board: http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...ng-thread.html

But those users all seem to be running 920's I'm guessing the settings would be much different for the 930. If anyone could please provide me with the correct settings to change to get 4ghz OC that would be awesome I'm currently just using ASUS CPU-Level up running @ 3.2ghz and 100% load temp is 58-60 So I think theres quite a bit of room to OC
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Every chip and motherboard handles differently, you have to experiment to find the right combination for you.
    
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True,but I'm guessing there's a set of stable settings I could follow. I know very little about voltages etc. I just don't want to mess anything up.
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Try this.
Ai Overclock = manual or x.m.p
* If you ram supports it
Multi = x20
Bclk = 200
Turbo = Disable
Cpu voltage = 1.40v
* And then you can do down if it is prime95/Linx stable.
Qpi voltage = 1.35v
Cpu Pll = 1.81v

Cpu options
Iten Speed Step = Disable
* If you want it to run 4ghz none stop.
* I like it to be on as if my pc isn't doing anything power saving is nice.

If you could fill out your specs and i need to know what kind of cooling you have also and ram.
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Running those settings now, When I intially set it to XMP it wanted to put the ram to 2.5ghz or something so the system wouldn't post now i have the ram running at 1600Mhz booting fine. Will run Prime95 for a few hrs and see going to bed now hopefully the machine doesnt blow up. Btw if this is stable how much should i lower the cpu voltage by?
It seems to be maxing out at 83degrees running prime for about 10mins now
I have the H50 setup with the stock fan and a 2000RPM fan both exhausting air out the back.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1230617
Before Prime


10mins in


Is that temp safe, or am I cooking the cpu? The machine will be running 24/7 idle most of the time. I do render quite a bit of 720p footage from a hauppauge hdpvr in sony vegas which took the cpu to 100% when I had the 3.2ghz oc. Other then that I dont see what's going to make this cpu hit 100

EDIT: Decreased the voltage to 1.3 seems stable running prime95 for about 30mins no probs load temp is only 68degrees. Pretty happy with this. Hope its fully stable
Edited by Vandal4126 - 6/8/10 at 1:03am
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Remember to make the H50 as an INTAKE not an EXAUST.
    
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or a push pull setup
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Originally Posted by Mr.Pie View Post
or a push pull setup
Both, you will get the temperatures intaking cold air.
    
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Well running dual exhaust and i have 2 fans on top blowing cool air down since the room has an AC the two fans on the rad exhaust the air. CPU is idling @ 29 degrees atm. Ran prime the whole day today and it never went above 72. I guess thats good?
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1025/6/
They had excellent results with dual exhaust on he H50

My results seem on par with this guy, he has a different multiplyer & CPU voltage maybe I should try that. But we have pretty much identicle, I can't see the cpu temp dropping by much more with 0.3v less
Edited by Vandal4126 - 6/8/10 at 7:56am
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