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Sandy Bridge Overclock... how does it look?

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I'm curious I've read some guides but really the easiest way I found to overclock it on my system and achieve a stable overclock... was to up the core volt a bit...



I am sure I could go higher but at 60ish deg Celcius... should I...

I don't want to break the chip... lol I plan on going back to stock and running it there since that is fast enough for me tbh... I just wanted to see what she could do...

all I have to say is this is one mean chip and I'm glad in my decision...
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post #2 of 8
60C is nothing, the TjMax is 98C.
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The chip can take more. What voltage are you running now?

I'm running 1.3 @ 4.5GHz and 55*C 100% load.
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60c is fine, what voltage are you running @?
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That temp seems a little high for water cooling.
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it says 1.336 on cpuz
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Ambient temp is quite high... id say around 78 ish degrees... i like it warm in my room.. lol 1.336 vcore...

I am still a nub when it comes to overclocking so help is appreciated thanks guys... im going to go a little higher then and see if i can get it stable..
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seems like it needs a lot more vcore to get any higher... i tried enabling line load calibration but i dunno... vcore kinda jumped a lot after that I'll continue to play around with it but I havent been able to get 4.8 stable... I'm back at stock... I'll try again if you guys have any suggestions...
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