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aright fellas i bit the bullet and went with evga x58 sli3, patriot sector 7 1600mhz ram and I7 950, i'll be water cooling it with two radiators, 3 and 2 fan size, one inside case the other outside. i'll be using zalman WB5 plus waterblock.

I should be recieving them today, and im eager to get started. will i be able to run BBC2 all settings maxed online with vsync enable @ 60 fps at all times with my gtx 460's in sli or will i need 470's . i can wait on this answer :0) and test myself but if you know ...do tell

man i hope this works, my current system gets close but when action starts i get down to 40 fps and im just picky dude i like silky smooth.

any good i7 950 overclocking guide links would be greatly appreciated, so i can learn this new way of doing things while i pace around, i started overclocking with my AMD X2-3800. im currently overclocking LGA 775, and well I have to learn the new method. any tips would also be really helpfull, tx again.
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Originally Posted by Southsider View Post
Here is my overclock.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1511569

CPU batch # 3018A620

ASUS P6X58D Premium motherboard and Corsair H50 cooler (Push/Pull Intake).

I was able to run a 24 hour Prime95 blend followed by a 20 pass IBT on very high. Temps across the cores (range) hit 68-74 celsius and idle at 36-40 celsius.
Southsider

Would you mind posting your settings?
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What kind of idle temps are you folks getting with your aircooled setups?
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More than a few programs have been released over the last few years, each claiming to accurately report these DTS values in real-time. The truth is that none can be fully trusted as the Tjunction values utilized in these transformations may not always be correct. Moreover, Intel representatives have informed us that these as-of-yet unpublished Tjunction values may actually vary from model to model - sometimes even between different steppings - and that the temperature response curves may not be entirely accurate across the whole reporting range. Since all of today's monitoring programs have come to incorrectly assume that Tjunction values are a function of the processor family/stepping only, we have no choice but to call everything we thought we had come to know into question. Until Intel decides to publish these values on a per-model basis, the best these DTS readings can do for us is give a relative indication of each core's remaining thermal margin, whatever that may be.
(Anand) Intel Core Temperature Explained

Well, they are not very accurate anyway, but high thirties.

It's really load temps that count. Load temps are more accurate than idle....
Edited by alancsalt - 12/1/10 at 4:42pm
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What kind of idle temps are you folks getting with your aircooled setups?
between 35-39 on all 4 cores. When running IBT max temp is 73C on any core at 4.2 with HT on.
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aright fellas i bit the bullet and went with evga x58 sli3, patriot sector 7 1600mhz ram and I7 950, i'll be water cooling it with two radiators, 3 and 2 fan size, one inside case the other outside. i'll be using zalman WB5 plus waterblock.

I should be recieving them today, and im eager to get started. will i be able to run BBC2 all settings maxed online with vsync enable @ 60 fps at all times with my gtx 460's in sli or will i need 470's . i can wait on this answer :0) and test myself but if you know ...do tell

man i hope this works, my current system gets close but when action starts i get down to 40 fps and im just picky dude i like silky smooth.

any good i7 950 overclocking guide links would be greatly appreciated, so i can learn this new way of doing things while i pace around, i started overclocking with my AMD X2-3800. im currently overclocking LGA 775, and well I have to learn the new method. any tips would also be really helpfull, tx again.
here is a baseline for 4.4

if stable draw the vcore down ... direguard DIMMS vc as that is some weak memory you are flying with

I would look into some quicker stuff

this should do

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?...2GB-CL7-Memory


CPU VCore = 1.5
CPU VTT = +375 0r 1.475
CPU PLL VCore = 1.85
Dimm Voltage = 1.675
Dimm DQ Vref = +0mV
QPI PLL VCore = 1.40
IOH VCore = 1.375
IOH/ICH/ I/O Voltage = 1.575
ICH VCore = 1.225
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I have a 950, but it's been sitting here because had to RMA my UD7.
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Originally Posted by briang191 View Post
Southsider

Would you mind posting your settings?
HT = Off
CPU Multiplier = 23
BCLK = 185
CPU Voltage = 1.42500
DRAM Bus Voltage = 1.65V
QPI/DRAM Core Volt = 1.40000
Everything else is set to Auto/Default

I was going to give it a few days to make sure I was stable before reporting back, so stay tuned.
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Hi guys I just wanted to drop in and say hi!

I've got an i7 950, stock for now. Batch# 3016B003.

Can anyone tell me if that's a good batch for overclocking or did I grab the wrong one from Microcenter?
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Originally Posted by NoGuru View Post
I have a 950, but it's been sitting here because had to RMA my UD7.
i7 930 @ 5.00302 GHz ~ NoGuru PROOF

Any idea how long before you get it (or its replacement) back? Look forward to it.
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