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Replace all the values in this with those in use in your bios so we have the full picture:
(These are someone elses settings)
Ok will do so when I get home from work later tonight. Appreciate it. Also thanks NoGuru.
     
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Didn't know if you were going to turn up Jelah. Good to see you here. Thanks for posting.
Glad to join, was just holding off until I could post an OC worth while
    
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Temps are great, volts look decent but could you post your MIT of the main volts and settings?
Ok I noticed a lot of my specs are in AUTO mode. I'm currently at 3.80GHZ with this BIOS.

My Current BIOS
Ai Overclock Tuner.....................[Manual]
CPU Ratio Setting......................[AUTO]
Intel(r) SpeedStep(tm) Tech............[Disabled]
Xtreme Phase Full Power Mode...........[AUTO]
BCLK Frequency.........................[165]
PCIE Frequency.........................[100]
DRAM Frequency.........................[AUTO]
UCLK Frequency.........................[AUTO]
QPI Link Data Rate.....................[AUTO]

CPU Voltage Control....................[Manual]
CPU Voltage............................[1.28750]
CPU PLL Voltage........................[AUTO]
QPI/DRAM Core Voltage..................[AUTO]
IOH Voltage............................[1.20]
IOH PCIE Voltage.......................[Auto]
ICH Voltage............................[AUTO]
ICH PCIE Voltage.......................[Auto]
DRAM Bus Voltage.......................[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHA...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHA...........[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHB...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHB...........[Auto]
DRAM DATA REF Voltage on CHC...........[Auto]
DRAM CTRL REF Voltage on CHC...........[Auto]

Load-Line Calibration..................[AUTO]
CPU Differential Amplitude.............[Auto]
CPU Clock Skew.........................[AUTO]
CPU Spread Spectrum....................[AUTO]
IOH Clock Skew.........................[AUTO]
PCIE Spread Spectrum...................[AUTO]

C1E Support............................[ENABLED]
Hardware Prefetcher....................[Enabled]
Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch...........[Enabled]
Intel(r) Virtualization Tech...........[Enabled]
CPU TM Function........................[Enabled]
Execute Disable Bit....................[Enabled]
Intel(r) HT Technology.................[Enabled]
Active Processor Cores.................[All]
A20M...................................[Disabled]
Intel(r) SpeedStep(tm) Tech............[Disabled]
Intel(r) C-STATE Tech..................[Disabled]

I'd like a 24/7 setting on my OC that I can forget about. I'd like to not push it too much. Want temps on CPU to stay within a good range that won't hurt.
     
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Humm, rather then tell you some settings to try set QPI volts to the default value and set your RAM volts to the specs on the RAM.
Start to increase Bclock and when you get a freeze or blue screen start increasing vcore or QPI volts.
That should give you a mild OC.
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Ok I noticed a lot of my specs are in AUTO mode. I'm currently at 3.80GHZ with this BIOS.

My Current BIOS...
I'd like a 24/7 setting on my OC that I can forget about. I'd like to not push it too much. Want temps on CPU to stay within a good range that won't hurt.
Absolutely forget about?

4 GHz is a given on a 950.

Just use 1.3 volts if you don't even want to stability test. Everything should be fine and dandy.
    
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I can recommend these guides if exploration is too intimidating.

Miahallen's 3 Step Overclocking Guide – Bloomfield and Gulftown

Clunk.org.uk Core i7 Overclocking Guide For Beginners

The second guide uses an Asus board, so the bios options will be very similar to your own.
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I can recommend these guides if exploration is too intimidating.

Miahallen's 3 Step Overclocking Guide – Bloomfield and Gulftown

Clunk.org.uk Core i7 Overclocking Guide For Beginners

The second guide uses an Asus board, so the bios options will be very similar to your own.
AlanC to the rescue. I normally link the Miahallen because he is a great Oc'er and I like the guide, but I am competing against him in Forum wars so right now I just want to smash his face into the ground

Anywho, make sure to ask questions if you don't understand the guides at all.
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Ah, the joys of competition. Crack me up with that. lol. Go for it NoGuru!
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You asked for the Batch number # 3043A774
This is my first try at over-clocking any tips on getting higher?
system is water cooled idling at 34c, and mixes at 40c when i use prime 95.
But if i go any higher system crash any tips would be most appreciated
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I posted this over in the Dark Knight club, but I wanted to post it here too. My Noctua gear I had won arrived the other day, so I used this opportunity to tame the beast. I had won the Noctua NT-H1 TIM, 120mm NF-S12B fan and 140mm NF-P14 fan.

I swapped out the stock black Cooler Master 140mm fan in the rear for the NF-P14. I tore off the heat sink and cleaned it and the CPU off. I applied a small amount of the TIM, stuck the Dark Knight back on facing up this time and then smeared the TIM. After screwing in the heatsink, instead of sticking the Xigmatek CPU fan on, I put the NF-S12B on top. I then put the Xigmatek fan on the bottom. I'm not sure it's technically push-pull or if the direction is right, but it is working!

Instead of idling anywhere from 44-49c, I'm idling between 38-40c. I actually increased my vCore to 1.34 (from 1.33) for stability after my "before" temperature tests. For the 3DMARK11 physics test, I would top out at 82c before, now I max out at 66c. For Vantage's physics test, which is a bit more demanding, I would normally top out at 90c, now it maxes at 72c. Finally, Prime95. This test was the death of my overclock before. I would not be able to finish the 1st test because I would hit anywhere from 95c-TJMAX and BSOD. Now I still had a lack-of-stability BSOD, but I completed 3 tests and the temp maxed out at 84c. I'm pretty sure that's not the best temp ever, but it IS quite the decrease and I will never put my CPU under a load like that in normal use anyway. The BSOD I had was 0x00000019 BAD_POOL_HEADER, not sure what it means.

Anyways, I was worried that my Black Knight would not be enough for the 950, but my fears have been put aside! I'm not sure what did the most: new TIM, rear 140mm, flipping the heatsink up or adding the second fan

Here is the Final product:

Edited by Ceej - 2/12/11 at 3:35am
    
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