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Have you ever looked through the intel/AMD section and seen all those "golden chip" threads, or the ones where people want that 4ghz clock and then achieve it at 1.1vcore?

I know I have and after that I always glance at my CPU-Z screen and cringe at the sight of it

So If you have a chip that OCs so badly that you want to cry or hide in a corner somewhere please post a screenshot, setting a story whatever!

My contribution, the i7 860 in sig:



About the only thing I can raise from those setting without random bluescreening is the vcore. And even that is set @ 1.375 from the BIOS, with the IMC voltage being 1.4v

Please post your bad chips
Edited by Alatar - 2/27/11 at 2:19am
 
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my latest and greatest, this chip sucks, cannot even reach 3.7Ghz :/
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1681618
    
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I can't believe how much I spent on a Phenom 9950 BE (2.6ghz) that capped out at 2950.

My Athlon 2 x3 I'm a lot happier with since I payed less than half as much. Only got 300 extra mhz but I also got a extra core.
AMD, I give up.
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My Q6600 won't do anything above 3.2 stable with anything less that ~1.51V, and I'm not willing to go any higher.
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post #5 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrtn400 View Post
My Q6600 won't do anything above 3.2 stable with anything less that ~1.51V, and I'm not willing to go any higher.
Yeah, mine too. Such a bummer. Its a dead end after 3.25 ghz for me.
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post #7 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nugu View Post
I can't believe how much I spent on a Phenom 9950 BE (2.6ghz) that capped out at 2950.

My Athlon 2 x3 I'm a lot happier with since I payed less than half as much. Only got 300 extra mhz but I also got a extra core.
I wasn't overclocking during the original phenoms, but I've heard those were in general terrible chips to OC.
 
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post #8 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by i_ame_killer_2 View Post
Yeah, mine too. Such a bummer. Its a dead end after 3.25 ghz for me.
http://www.google.co.uk/#sclient=psy...4d7105a2c6f557 ?????

My mate got his Q6600 to 3.3Ghz before he started running into BSOD's etc.

Do you have the same case where your motherboard has a 300Mhz FSB limit. :/
Edited by jdcrispe95 - 2/27/11 at 2:40am
    
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post #9 of 31
My 950 simply cannot hit 4 GHz even at 1.4V, i posted my BIOS settings on OCN earlier, but was unable to find a setting.

Works at 3.8 tho
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post #10 of 31
>.> In contradictory to this topic


I needed over 1.65v for 4.2...and even then it wasn't as stable as I would have liked D:
 
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