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SB dropping like flies, or no?

post #1 of 30
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Some gof on another forum is claiming that 2500K and 2600K processors will consistently die within days or even hours if given any voltage over 1.38V. I haven't seen anything about this on OCN, so I'm calling BS until I hear someone having this issue. Oh, and he also claims that you can't get over 4GHz on less than 1.38V, and therefore everyone should get the regular 2500/2600 or an AMD instead.


So, OCN's opinion?
post #2 of 30
been 3 weeks at 1.42v for me, and no issues at all. Ive had it over 1.5 for some 5ghz runs as well, hasn't missed a beat.

edit: congrats on post 10,001!
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3weeks at 1.475v & 4.8ghz no issues
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post #4 of 30
yep i call BS too, many people have up to 5ghz stable 24/7 with 1.5v+ so yeh its BS BS BS BS

your welcome.
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Why visit any other forums?
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post #6 of 30
Yes, definitely wrong. Running at 1.52v here and many others matching me or higher.
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post #7 of 30
Complete BS, either the forum wanted hits, or AMD put them on the payroll for release. 20+ friends running 1.5v+ for almost a month now......... ZERO degradation.
    
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post #8 of 30
it's hard to tell after only a few weeks though, we'll really know in a few months

but as for dying within days, complete bs lol..
post #9 of 30
I have been running this chip hard for the past week at 1.4-1.45 and it seems fine. First did a bunch of stress tests then folding 24/7 for the past 4 days.
post #10 of 30
If that were the case, Im sure we would have seen a thread on OCN about it.



Jusssss sayyinnnn..



Usually when something dies that isn't suppose to, people make a thread about it.
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