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4.2GHz too warm? Any chance of a batch number? If you still have the box your processor came in, it has the batch number on it, otherwise it's on the processor. Not a pre-requisite, but appreciated if you can.
Just a tad too warm for my liking, maxing around 75c. Summer temps didn't help any, so I bumped it down. I'm planning to do some more mods soon, so when i get it all torn down I'll get the batch off the cpu
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I max at 79c in Prime95 blend, but average around 72c during a 12 hour test at settings in sig.

Some of these cpu's do run a tad warm.
Edited by 10acjed - 6/19/11 at 7:24pm
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Hi,

just want to update my CPU Z validation and link at OCN i7 950 4.0Ghz club. below are my current CPU Z URL and batch number.

CPU Z link - http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1877339

Batch no. - 3040B384

thanks for updating my details

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Hi Alancsalt,

Its the same processor as my first 4.0 GHz entry, however as requested: The Batch number is #3002B430

I'm working on fixing that stock heat-sink, once I sort out my budget, I did have a brief crack at 4.6Ghz @ 1.525v, got it to boot successfully, but temps ran too high for my likings (62-68C on idle, 72-73C on light load) so I Aborted that run.

I'll send another CPU-Z when I sort out my cooling issues.

Thanks for the Update, have a great day!
J.

P.S. my HT was off on my 4.3ghz run.
Edited by Jeremy Smith - 6/20/11 at 9:04am
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Originally Posted by znarf View Post
Hi,
just want to update my CPU Z validation and link at OCN i7 950 4.0Ghz club. below are my current CPU Z URL and batch number.
CPU Z link - http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1877339
Batch no. - 3040B384
thanks for updating my details
znarf
Your old one is faster. Generally we're after your fastest overclock rather than your stable or 24/7 overclock. You sure you want me to change that?

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Hi Alancsalt,

Its the same processor as my first 4.0 GHz entry, however as requested: The Batch number is #3002B430

I'm working on fixing that stock heat-sink, once I sort out my budget, I did have a brief crack at 4.6Ghz @ 1.525v, got it to boot successfully, but temps ran too high for my likings (62-68C on idle, 72-73C on light load) so I Aborted that run.

I'll send another CPU-Z when I sort out my cooling issues.

Thanks for the Update, have a great day!
J.

P.S. my HT was off on my 4.3ghz run.


Did not remember you already had one.
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Hey,i am wondering,since i am a noobie,cant someone just give me the settings they already have for an oc,for the same cpu and mobo,so i can just plug them in ?

Like settings for a medium oc?

Or ... SOmeone mentioned a tool i could use for a modest oc.. But i googled and googled and couldnt find a msi OC tool other than the one for their GPU... Canm someone PM me? I wanna be in the club too! But mostly,i just wanna make my cpu faster
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Well here is a review of your board with some bios pics.

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/25...m-micro-review

I have to go to work, but if nobody reply's I can give you a few tips a little later.
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You wisenhimer you


Looking at those bios pics in that link to toms I'd say you could follow his settings for the most part, only suggestion I would make is a higher multi and lower BCLK..

vcore around 1.36 - 1.40, QPI around 1.35 - 1.40, memory at 1.65, Load Line Calibration - Enabled

Then adjust CPU BCLK and stress test with Prime95, load temps below 75 - 80c are ok, any higher is not suggested...

Its all trial an error, your board/cpu/ram is not going to run exactly the same as someone elses. But those voltages/settings are around the norm...

Unfortunately there is no magic program or setting to just set and go.. You will have to put in the effort...
Edited by 10acjed - 6/21/11 at 4:33am
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http://tex1954.imgur.com/i7950_cpu_and_mobo_data#JSCKP


Yup 10ACJED,

It's about that easy to OC up to 3.9-4.0 GHZ. Set multi at 21, put BCLK at whatever you need to get speed you want, turn ON max power mode constantly, turn off C1E support. Set CPU voltage to 1.425, DRAM bus to 1.60 (unless you are pushing them to max, then 1.65) and have at it. I wouldn't mess with other voltages unless it wasn't stable... just leave then AUTO.



PS: I have to redo all that using my digicam one of these days...
Edited by Tex1954 - 6/21/11 at 6:30am
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