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i7 930 to 3.4 auto voltages ok?

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When setting up this mild of an oc, can I raise the base clock only, while leaving all of the voltages at mb defaults?

Thanks,

D.
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Default or auto? Auto will always use more volts than required.
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post #3 of 9
should be fine.. my 920 goes to 3.8ghz fully stable just upping the bclk

Think 3.4 on ur 930 should be fine mate.. just stress it if ur unsure
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Ok, Thank you both. I will set the CPU multiplier as high as it will go, then increase the Bclk. My parts won't arrive until next week, but I'm anxious to be prepared when they do. I'm mating the i7 930 to a Noctua d14, in a Silverstone Fotress II. Hopefully I can still stay in the 60's. Glad to know I shouldn't need to bump the volts past default.

I'm not after records, just stability, a little speed, and to take it easy on my components. I usually go quite awhile before upgrading.

-Thanks Again.
post #5 of 9
it would be better to manually set your Vcore, the auto setting always uses too many volts. you will get much better temps if you find the minimum amount of Vcore to have a stable OC. and with a 930, that Vcore should be pretty low
    
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Ok, I'll go with the default Vcore, then see if I can lower it any.

-I suppose I'd better spec up my sig. I've been out of the loop so long all my hardware drivers come from the "legacy" list. I'm frankly amazed at the quality of graphics these days, and ecstatic to finally soon have a rig to run them.

Thanks again for the advice everyone.
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grats on your upgrade
    
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Thanks! My wife and I are very excited - though at the moment were staring at a blank Lcd trying to will Crysis and Dragon Age onto it, and that UPS will hurry up
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lol. im trying to get my rig back up and running.... i want to OC some more and play crysis also
    
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