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I read through lots of threads here, and on GURU3D and Xtremesystem and I think i hit the jackpot with this batch of i7 970. They are absolutely amazing!. I have easily hit 4.0ghz (167 x 24) and DDR3-2000 T1 cas 9 with very minimum voltage.

vcore: 1.240
vtt/imc: 1.2
dram: 1.5

The temperature is absolutely amazing. with room temperature at 21.5C, I idle at 17-22 degrees and load at 53-58 degrees! Sorry for the bragging (sharing), but I am loving this chip.



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Edited by xinhang - 12/17/10 at 11:29pm
    
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post #2 of 25
time to push higher

Also could you fill your system specs in user CP so we can see what hardware you're rocking? Personally I'd like to know the mobo, cooling etc. And also: pics!
 
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post #3 of 25
nice chip bro any pics of your pc? what cooling?
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post #4 of 25
dude i've seen chips do 4.2GHz on 1.16v

that is a horrible batch.
post #5 of 25
Push it over 4Ghz - i want to see how far can it go
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Quote:
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dude i've seen chips do 4.2GHz on 1.16v

that is a horrible batch.
I need 1.3 to reach 4ghz on my 920.

Jealous much?
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Originally Posted by jeffries7 View Post
I need 1.3 to reach 4ghz on my 920.

Jealous much?
and I need 1.4v for 4ghz on my 860

Yeah I'd say the OP has a good batch chip...
 
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post #8 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeffries7 View Post
I need 1.3 to reach 4ghz on my 920.

Jealous much?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alatar View Post
and I need 1.4v for 4ghz on my 860

Yeah I'd say the OP has a good batch chip...


OT: Nice, OP. (: Now like the others said, PUSH IT HIGHER.
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post #9 of 25
Don't keep us waiting to long

OP is clearly using a classified
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post #10 of 25
HT disabled...Cheater lol

In all seriousness though, you should enable HT and push that chip further. You paid a lot of cash for it so why not run it to it's full potential?
Edited by Mitchell7 - 12/18/10 at 4:26am
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