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hey so vcore max is 1.3625V safe?

or?
and max temp? currntly about 67 - 70 load.. :] 3.8ghz on C2Q stock cooler.. good? bad?
my oc proably fails.. only been under prime for 10min.. lol
    
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1.36 is fine
e8400 max safe vcore is 1.456
TJ MAX = 100C (cores)
TCASE =72C (cpu)
you should want to keep prime loads under 80c on the cores. since these are only 65w you can run them at 1.4+ with loads under 80c with any cheapo aftermarket cooler. like a hyper 212 or ultra 120 ect.
i wouldn't push volts on a stock cooler your best bet would be to find max oc on the stock VID of the chip ;D
post #3 of 11
Max temp is 75 C, I'd stay below 65 C. Despite what the guy above me said, it's recommended to stay below 65 C.
Also 1.3625 V is completely safe and you'll be safe up to ~1.45 V.

IMO 70 C 24/7 is pushing it for these chips and I'd either back down vcore and OC or get a better cooler. The Hyper 212+ is a good buy.

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Originally Posted by freakb18c1;12358377 
1.36 is fine
e8400 max safe vcore is 1.456
TJ MAX = 100C (cores)
TCASE =72C (cpu)
you should want to keep prime loads under 80c on the cores. since these are only 65w you can run them at 1.4+ with loads under 80c with any cheapo aftermarket cooler. like a hyper 212 or ultra 120 ect.
i wouldn't push volts on a stock cooler your best bet would be to find max oc on the stock VID of the chip ;D

aite
well 3.8ghz for a hour @ 70 - 72 degrees on stock cooler @ 1.36v in bios.. 1.301 in cpu-z lol

cheers :] ill wait till get new cooler :]
Quote:
Originally Posted by B!0HaZard;12358387 
Max temp is 75 C, I'd stay below 65 C. Despite what the guy above me said, it's recommended to stay below 65 C.
Also 1.3625 V is completely safe and you'll be safe up to ~1.45 V.

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I personally had stability issues with anything over 65C, which is why I went water. I've had mine at 1.37v 24/7 for about two years now. Wow, the more I think about it, it's getting seriously long in the tooth now
post #6 of 11
The e8400 and e8500 were great CPUs, granted you had an E0 stepping. I was able to push mine to 4.2GHz @ 1.4v under water.
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Originally Posted by slngsht;12358410 
I personally had stability issues with anything over 65C, which is why I went water. I've had mine at 1.37v 24/7 for about two years now. Wow, the more I think about it, it's getting seriously long in the tooth now

mmm only ran it for bout 2 hours. was fine :]
but yeah only prime95.

but yeah :] gonna wait till can keep it cooler :]
    
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E8400 still is a great proc.

I had that thing for a couple of years, OC'ed to 4.1ghz.

I can't believe it's actually $10 more now then when I bought it. Prices on 45nm 775 are ridiculous.
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by eshold;12358663 
E8400 still is a great proc.

I had that thing for a couple of years, OC'ed to 4.1ghz.

I can't believe it's actually $10 more now then when I bought it. Prices on 45nm 775 are ridiculous.

IKR! i went to buy a e8400 ( saw price @ $219 ) looked at a quad new $220+

lol had to go 2nd hand... ah well should of gone i5 xD for nother $150..
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by freakb18c1;12358377 
1.36 is fine
e8400 max safe vcore is 1.456
TJ MAX = 100C (cores)
TCASE =72C (cpu)
you should want to keep prime loads under 80c on the cores. since these are only 65w you can run them at 1.4+ with loads under 80c with any cheapo aftermarket cooler. like a hyper 212 or ultra 120 ect.
i wouldn't push volts on a stock cooler your best bet would be to find max oc on the stock VID of the chip ;D

^^this. My personal pref is under 65C and under 1.4VCore. E8400 is still a very useful and flexible proc.
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