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HT disabled? Whats the point of buying the I7 then?
Better ram better mbs more pci-e lanes for better gaming.

If i turn ht off with my OC my gaming fps goes up 3= 10fps depending on the game.

It is also very simple to turn it back on if you need it...
    
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Better ram better mbs more pci-e lanes for better gaming.

If i turn ht off with my OC my gaming fps goes up 3= 10fps depending on the game.

It is also very simple to turn it back on if you need it...
Well if it turn it on, it won't be stable.
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HT disabled? Whats the point of buying the I7 then?
Having a fast Quad core clock for clock? You'd be surprised at how many people don't use the extra threads and if you can get a higher overclock why not turn it off?
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settings? lowest voltage I can run 4.20 at stable is 1.312

well done

Also, I think it needs to be generally accepted that HT OFF is a modification, not the other way around. If we are talking stable i7 it should be implicit that HT is ON. HT off is only for people pushing the limits of their respective chips (in terms of discussion oriented standards). I have NEVER experimented with HT off, as I feel that undermines the whole point of going with an i7 to begin with. Regardless, I do see the point but to refer to an OC as stable at 4.20ghz... with ht off... is misleading to say the least...

Bottom line... If you want to post stable OC's you better have HT on or EXPLICITLY STATE that it is off. It is a completely different ballpark with HT off.
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Good vibes, OP.
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what are you complete settings and ram timings and speed
    
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Nice job! Now it is time to get up there with me @ 4.5ghz !
the performance gain by 0.3 ghz isn't really worth the big leap in voltage... too many. I can pull a stable 4.20 @ 1.312v but have to jump up around 1.375 to get a fully stable 4.50

No no, I think 4.20 is the sweet spot for the 930's... 4.5 seems pointless to me unless all you do is benchmark. Then whats the point of computing to begin with?
    
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Congrats on your first OC! Looking good!
Depending on your use, you may or may not benefit from a higher clock speed and or having HyperThreading enabled, 4.2 Ghz HT off is a fairly common overclock for ~1.3V, but nice work!!!
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But OP, you have the wrong username for Most stable 420 overclock ever. that would be mine!
    
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