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(warning complete noob to i7 overclocking, came from lga 775)

I hit 3.6 with stock volts, never touched any voltage settings in bios. Just increased BCLK to 150 and set multiplier to 24.



It took me 30 seconds to reach 3.6 from 3Ghz stock speed. 3.6 is fast enough for me but i'd like to hear some tips from you guys on reaching 4.0Ghz

Which voltage settings should i alter?
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I just started like you. 3.6 with stock voltage and even 3.85 with 1.24 but for 4 ghz i need to push it to 1.32 vcore. Ill recommend for 4 ghz to put 21x194 1.3 vcore and 1.29 qpi. run a prime 95 test and if you get an bsod just start increasing the vcore and qpi a step up every time till you get it stable. dont pass 80c though.
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I just started like you. 3.6 with stock voltage and even 3.85 with 1.24 but for 4 ghz i need to push it to 1.32 vcore. Ill recommend for 4 ghz to put 21x194 1.3 vcore and 1.29 qpi. run a prime 95 test and if you get an bsod just start increasing the vcore and qpi a step up every time till you get it stable. dont pass 80c though.
thanks dostum

will give it a try tomorrow. 1.32v is still in the safe range so i'll be most pleased if my chip gets stable with your settings. don't worry about the temps. my cooler is beefy enough to handle it
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lol dostum didnt see your cooling, very impressive! safe range is up to 1.375 i think so keep pushin till that and let me know how you got it
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lol dostum didnt see your cooling, very impressive! safe range is up to 1.375 i think so keep pushin till that and let me know how you got it
yeah i like ven-x but yours is better. i wish there were any NH-D14s or Silver Arrows in HepsiBurada when i was looking for a cpu cooler. Damn nothing good comes here, americans enjoy all the good stuff.

Anyway i don't think i'll have to increase it till 1.375v, around 1.30 should be sufficient or hope so.
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