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i have a i7 860 and have it oc to 4.0 ghz with ht on at 1.376v my temps are 33c idle and 68c load.. my question is what is the max volt i can push to this on a day in day out clock. cause i would love to get to 4.2-4.5ghz with this chip with ht.
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Well what you feel comfortable with is really the answer.I think 1.425 volts is safe for 24-7.

There is no set voltage.A weak motherboard could fail from extended high voltage too.
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ok well i wasnt sure if i could go over the 1.4 range without killing the chip.
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ok well i wasnt sure if i could go over the 1.4 range without killing the chip.
Yes you can,really killing a chip is nearly impossible when your temps are in check.
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Using a higher voltage will degrade chips much faster than higher temps.
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wish my i7 860 would do 4.0 ghz on 1.28v do you have ht on
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Originally Posted by bdavis24 View Post
wish my i7 860 would do 4.0 ghz on 1.28v do you have ht on
Yep.

It's actually 1.24v idle and 1.28v full load.
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