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I posted already in the intel section but got little help, since then I've backed off my OC 100Mhz and I thought I'd see what you guys think of this OC. Will I be okay to fold 24/7 on this CPU with these volts?


Core voltage fluctuates between 1.376 and 1.399 under load. It's set to 1.4 in the BIOS.
    
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i think max temps on those are like 1.45 or something like that for decently long life span. As long as temps are good keep going till your comfortable, also why are you running multiple F@H clients instead of one doing bidadv WUs?
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i think max temps on those are like 1.45 or something like that for decently long life span. As long as temps are good keep going till your comfortable, also why are you running multiple F@H clients instead of one doing bidadv WUs?
One is, the others are two GPU2 clients running on my 285s. I was lazy and just hit the "Master Start" icon rather than sifting through the directories to just start the CPU one.
    
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well i would say not to go anyhigher then you have with the voltage as I read some stuff that running above 1.365v vcore will short the cpus lifespan, and 1.45v is MAX before it severily shortens it. At least that is what i got from this
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...7-voltage.html
 
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Show off.
Your temps are amazing and your volts are fine.

What PPD you getting?
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Your temps are amazing and your volts are fine.

What PPD you getting?
Hehe I was just concerned because my W3520 started dying on me after I ran 1.45ish through it for 24/7 folding. I'll post some PPD screenshots after I finish the current WU. I've been dragging my feet getting it done due to stability testing.
    
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It should be fine, though a tad high for my liking. Did you try reducing the multi and upping BCLK? I have my i7 970 @ 4.39 w/ 190.9 X 23 w/ 1.33v. I initially tried a 25 multi and lower BCLK to hit 4.4 but it wasn't stable.

Great temps though! I blame my 240 slim rad. I should switch to the thicker Black Ice 240.



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What PPD you getting?
I get about 55k on a P6900 w/ a GTX 460 folding alongside. The picture below shows a P2684 though.


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It should be fine, though a tad high for my liking. Did you try reducing the multi and upping BCLK? I have my i7 970 @ 4.39 w/ 190.9 X 23 w/ 1.33v. I initially tried a 25 multi and lower BCLK to hit 4.4 but it wasn't stable.

Great temps though! I blame my 240 slim rad. I should switch to the thicker Black Ice 240.





I get about 55k on a P6900 w/ a GTX 460 folding alongside. The picture below shows a P2684 though.


Thanks I'll give lowering the multi a shot! It would be sexy to get over 4.3
    
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Hope you make it! I was pleasantly surprised when it worked for me.
    
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