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post #351 of 458
I look at it as a thermal wall to my overclock.

I like the fact that I can remove that and place the task solely on the mobo/chip.


We'll have to see. People claimed 1.6v on air, but the chip was probably throttling.
    
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If you want the best... you know the rest.

Thats the cooler that hit 88c, though I think the voltage was 1.4something and
what you're seeing is vdroop.
ha ha ha - no comment.

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I look at it as a thermal wall to my overclock.

I like the fact that I can remove that and place the task solely on the mobo/chip.

We'll have to see. People claimed 1.6v on air, but the chip was probably throttling.
Man oh man, I would never be comfortable running the chip @ 1.6v 24/7, on water or whatever, just to have 5 GHZ, between 4.5-5 in real world use you won't be able to tell the difference, 'cuz it's so damn fast as it is.

The most voltage I would run it, and recommend others to run on safe volts for 24/7 use is 1.4v.

I can guarantee you most people CAN get 4.5 - 4.7 GHZ on 1.4v so long as they have a really good air cooler and can keep temps below 70-75 on the cores on full load.

You know, I might pick up a 2600k just to play with for a year...
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Well realworld tasks wont ever take the cpu to those temps so im not worried. If it passes ibt and my realworld temps are 60ish under load ill be happy
F that. I'd settle for 4.6-4.8ghz @ 70C. Really no-one could possibly tell the difference between 4.5ghz and 5ghz without a benchmark showing you the difference.
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F that. I'd settle for 4.6-4.8ghz @ 70C. Really no-one could possibly tell the difference between 4.5ghz and 5ghz without a benchmark showing you the difference.
Amen brother!

Especially with 1.4v MAX for safe 24/7 use.
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I will attempt to destroy the chip within the first 30 days - so I can just rma it to newegg.

However if it makes it past 30 days, I should be good for a yearish~
    
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I will attempt to destroy the chip within the first 30 days - so I can just rma it to newegg.

However if it makes it past 30 days, I should be good for a yearish~
I'm sure you will let us know how it goes either way.
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both my chips can do 4.5ghz with just the change of the multiplier, SVID automatuically changes teh voltage. i am putting together an official review of the UD7 as well as an OCing guide for all boards, all in one. It answers most of your guys concerns. Wow i think i just maxed out windows 7
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The 1st is reasonably priced, the other is just gouging.
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