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I seem to have reached the limit of OC'ing my Blue Beast rig at the vcore voltage that I feel safe running which is 1.52v. It's running at 3.69GHz - 211 x 17.5. If I up the multiplier or FSB at all it will crash after about 20 minutes on OCCT. I've read that at that voltage I should be able to push it higher. No go. Am I over looking something?
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1.55v is max voltage on air for 24/7
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Been running my also at 3690, using 205*18, but at 1.456V, I can prolly go a bit higher but feel a bit uncomfortable due to voltages, although my silver arrow is keeping temps well away from max.
Bit worried though has my mobo is designed for a max of 125W, and that's the processor without any oc.
Either way, I feel the processor likes more cold then voltage, if you are able to keep it cooler it will prolly go higher, another reason why I'm not realy in to stressing more my, has summer will arrive in a short time and temperature will go up at least 10ºC, more.
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1.55V is the max SAFE voltage for air. Not necessarily max voltage, but any further and not only may temps become unsafe, processor lifetime may begin to degrade.
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