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Well bumped my vcore to 1.28 and my qpi to 1.35 ran prime95 for 12hours with no errors max temps were 71c should i consider this 24\\7 stable! Thanks for the help!
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To answer your question - No, I wouldn't consider that 24/7 stable. Which Prime95 test did you run? What applications will you be using on this computer?

'How stable does it have to be' is a matter of some debate, and I would encourage you to do some research on your own. If you absolutely want to prove 100% stability, then try the Core i7 100% Stability Club challenge. If your system can do that, then nobody will argue that you aren't fully stable.
Edited by kremtok - 1/20/11 at 9:39am
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by kremtok View Post
To answer your question - No, I wouldn't consider that 24/7 stable. Which Prime95 test did you run? What applications will you be using on this computer?

'How stable does it have to be' is a matter of some debate, and I would encourage you to do some research on your own. If you absolutely want to prove 100% stability, then try the Core i7 100% Stability Club challenge. If your system can do that, then nobody will argue that you aren't fully stable.
Your core i7 stability club link isn't working. just letting you know.
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when i first run core temp all cores are at 100 percent, but 20 min. into test core 3 goes to 50 percent. it seems to go from 50-60 percent . Iam a totally new to overclocking my voltage is set to 1.24 my multi to 21 bclk 190 , dram 1.64 qpi1.3 12gig of dominator running at 15..? Is it safe to increase my vcore?


If you sig rig is what your talking about and your running 12gb of Dominator at 6x2gb.... take three sticks out.. your loading your board and will cause instability issues. Way easier to overclock without all ram banks full.


I would be curious what you running that much ram at for speed and timings... I bet if you left it auto its turned way down now.
Edited by TDS - 1/19/11 at 9:41pm
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Your core i7 stability club link isn't working. just letting you know.
Fixed. Thank you for pointing that out.
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post #16 of 21
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I ran linux test for 20 passes as described and the test passed without any errors,as far as why am i running so much ram is because i use flight sim x and the ram seems to help the game along with the 4ghz clock. also when i use fsx iam running up to 4 other programs along with it . my clocks are 8 8 8 24 at 15..mhz
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post #17 of 21
Righteous. Looks like you are stable.

However, if you only need 1.28v for 4GHz, keep going! As long as your temperatures are still good, you still have room to go higher!
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its rather cool in my basement approx 65f and running linux my warmest core was maxed at 75c.is there a way to maybe increase my ram speed or should i leave it alone.
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The only way to increase RAM speed is to use a different divider. Note that will place higher stress on your memory controller, especially since it looks like you are running six DIMM. What is your memory's rated speed and timing and what's running at now?
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It is dominator ddr3 1600MHZ with CL of 8 8 8 24 . Right now its running at 1528 i think, and a CL of 8 8 8 24 T2
Edited by 1spike - 1/21/11 at 11:41am
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