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post #1 of 18
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Hey guys,

This is my first major OC after getting my Megahalems cooler.

I think it looks good so far:





What do you guys think?
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post #2 of 18
NIce volts at 3.8ghz with HT on. Is that stable? I see you ran real temp for an hour, how much of that hour was under load?
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Thanks.

Yea, I ran Prime95 Blend test for 1 hour with no Bsod or errors. I really suck at changing the voltage and stuff but I guess it's good, right.

Only thing I'm trying to do now is get my ram to it's rated 1600hmz and maybe try to hit 4.0ghz as well.
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post #4 of 18
I am not a i7 920 expert, but IMO you have a golden chip to be 1 hour prime stable at 3.8ghz on 1.12v. Shoot for higher than 4ghz.
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post #5 of 18
Those temps are good for air.

A popular OC for 1600MHz RAM is 4.2GHz, 21x200 with 8x ram multi. You should be able to get there under 1.3v if your chip scales well. Some chips run into a wall and need a big jump in voltage to go higher so you'll just have to try and see.
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post #6 of 18
Your temps look fine. My old 920 @4 GHz/~1.3v hit 69c with a Megahalems. You'll have a good shot at hitting 4.2 as the above poster said with a vcore as nice as yours is now.
    
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post #7 of 18
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Hmm this is weird.

Why does it say in my control panel (system info) that it is 3.6ghz and not 3.8?

But in CPU Z it states it is running at 3.8ghz..
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post #8 of 18
Could be EIST/C-States, drops your multiplier/Vcore when CPU load is low.
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Hmm this is weird.

Why does it say in my control panel (system info) that it is 3.6ghz and not 3.8?

But in CPU Z it states it is running at 3.8ghz..
Its because Windows sees the max real multi as 22x, 23x is Turbo so it wont calculate off that.

Anyway forget what Windows says, trust Bios and CPUz.

Also 4.2Ghz is what you should try get stable.
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post #10 of 18
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Hey guys,


I finally found the right vcore for 4.0ghz. It seems anything under 1.20 would blue screen after stress.

I ran Prime95 for about 1 hour and these are my temps now:





My QPI is still at 1.20. Pretty good eh?
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