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Hi, sup you guys. Im new to the forum and overclocking aswell though I would like to learn about OC and do some OC on my CPU. My first question is: How far can I go with stock cooling ? I was thinking about like 3.4GHz and if thats too high then maybe 3.2-3.3 ? I know stock cooling isnt good and me - I dont aim to overclock at insane clock like 4.2GHz or above. I would like to do a mild overclocking that will let me feel the differance between stock clock in gaming. Do any of you guys had any experience with THIS particular processor on ASUS P7P55D-E PRO mobo ? And please dont tell me about other cooling then stock - I know it exist, I know its better, but I used to have unpleasant experiences when it came to even removing the stock cooler from my old computer not to mention puting it back... Please help me, guide me or suggest me some additional guides... The ones I been following so far are those: [url]http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/forum/default.aspx?g=posts&m=9106[/url] [url]http://solidlystated.com/hardware/core-i7-860-overclocking/[/url] Is the knowledge provided there any valid ? Are those any good ? Regards.
Edited by Seban - 12/13/10 at 3:19am
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With the stock cooler you won't be able to OC, with my 750 stock cooler I could not be able to even reach 3.2Ghz.
    
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Why not? As a matter of fact I already did overclocked it to 3.20GHz. Any idea on how to test it ? Apart from games wich seem to run fine.
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Prime95. And Core Temp for temps. If temps below 80 ur fine.
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3.2 ghz isn't really anything. It can turbo boost to that already no? (or is that just the 870)?
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It can turbo boost to that, but only in 2 cores. Use Linx/Ibt for testing and realtemp to monitor temps.
    
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If you are are not planning to go far up(?),it's better to put a cheap custom cooler of around 30euros in order to be sure.Room temp is also important which is not always the same.
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post #9 of 131
[quote=Blazing angel;11630497]3.2 ghz isn't really anything. It can turbo boost to that already no? (or is that just the 870)?[/quote] i too have the 870 and it can automatically boost all 4 cores to 3.2 but the 860 will overclock 133mhz less than the 870 on all 4 cores....:) and btw i have overclocked my proccy to 3.3 fine on stock clocks and on stock cooler but the only problem is with ht on the temprature reached 86 degrees so i turned the ht off so now its at 81 degrees which is fine....
post #10 of 131
I did a test with a 860 time ago with the stock cooler, and with HT On and 20ºC room temp and normal airflow it reached 83ºC after 20 pass of Linx. I won't recommend it to be honest. And less when you can get a bloody hyper212+ for less than 25$ As for the IBT settings. 50 Runs, memory usage maximum, threads auto.
    
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