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i7 920 C0/C1 overlocking temps

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im trying to overclock my cpu.. but I ran into alot of problems, after reading alot about i7 920 overclocking guides, I gave it a go..I couldn't get stable at even 3.2.. its crazy.. tried for a hour or 2.. then realised my psu has a switch that you can connect called OCK overclocking key..connected it.. switched it on.. great it worked.. got to 3.8.. but 5 mins in blue screen.. now im having problem at 3.7.. its really hard to OC this C0 chip... I have 2 D0 chips arriving to me in 2-3 days shall I quit this chip and wait for the D0s and sell this i7??
temps was into 82 after only 5 mins of prime95.. should I reseat the noctua?

im running 1.3375vcore

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C0 chips can overclock, but it usually means more voltage compared to D0. I've gotten plenty of C0 chips to 4.0ghz. Sometimes it took 1.39v get it stable at 4.0. Don't expect the C0 to do a stable 4.4+, it's not going to happen.

If you got a choice; then the D0 is a no brainer. They typically do 4.0 with 1.25 to 1.29v.
    
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bump.. even at 3.6 and 1.3475 its 84c after 10 mins of prime
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whats your ambient temps?

What's your qpi/vtt voltage? I see your running a high BCLK.
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i think my qpi is 1.35 ... no idea what my ambient temps are.. but my rooom is pretty warm
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