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Sandy Bridge stock volts overclocking

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I'm pretty concerned about power use so most of the time, I just try to dial in the max stable clock without increasing any voltages.

Question, what's the max overclock you guys are getting on Sandy Bridge without upping the voltage?
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I havent really tried that. I figure if your are running iest it doesnt matter too much beacuse when your ideling its saving more power.

I will keep an eye on this thread though. I am interested.
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I am also interested in this.

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Any current 2500k users here willing to give us some results smile.gif
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When overclocking Clarkdale, Wolfdale and Allendale, sticking to stock volts doesn't really change the idle power consumption but increasing the Vcore, etc can have some pretty significant effects. Since I tend to leave PC's on 24/7 and don't want to bother with sleep (it sometimes works, most of the time doesn't and I've given up trying to figure out why), I like my computers to use as little power as possible when idle.
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