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Hey guys!
I just wanted to see if I am doing this right, as I am new here I see lots of different OC and would like to get some comment about my OC.
here is my CPU-Z Validation link: http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1617209
and it have ran Intel Burn Test on standard and it passed so i was wondering if this is ok?
temp didnt' reach 80 under max load.
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That's friggin awesome.
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post #3 of 15
That looks like a pretty nice OC. I'd also recommend some Prime 95. After that it's time to OC the memory and uncore.
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post #4 of 15
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That's friggin awesome.
Thanks
but still lots of stuff to work on.

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That looks like a pretty nice OC. I'd also recommend some Prime 95. After that it's time to OC the memory and uncore.
Oh here is another question that I want to know.
Which test should I use for Prime?
OCing the memory is a pain for me... I am running on ~1600 right now
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For prime, run blend.

What are your stock memory speeds/timings?
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IBT must be run on Very high. Standard is a quick CPU test but does not really stress the IMC.
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For prime, run blend.

What are your stock memory speeds/timings?
Alright then, how long should I run the test for?
I am going to start running it now and use my old school notebook while I am at it.

The memory stock as in the speeds and timings for now? or the rated ( which it supposedly to be? )

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IBT must be run on Very high. Standard is a quick CPU test but does not really stress the IMC.
I see. How many run should I do?
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BTW at what temp should I stop stressing the CPU?
From what I know running very high will get even higher temp then standard test or Prime
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post #9 of 15
I like to keep my temperatures under 80C.
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post #10 of 15
looks like a good chip mate
put some water on it and u'll be golden
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